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Top 24 Undergraduate Pathways in Languages 2019/2020

Colleges offer undergraduate pathway programs as a way to help international students who might struggle through their first year. Students take many of the basic courses required for different degrees but also receive special help with target language deficiencies that might prevent them from successfully completing the program.

What is an undergraduate pathway in languages? Thanks to the internet, different parts of the world seem much closer, which makes those people who know and study different languages essential. Classes may include international trade, politics and government, or linguistics. Understanding different cultures is the essence of a language degree, so even people who are fluent in a second language without education still benefit from learning about interacting with other cultures. History, government, and literature courses may supplement the language courses.

Listening and communication may be top skills for those seeking a pathway in language studies. Keen observation skills are essential for dealing with people from various cultures, and paying attention to details can be the difference between a business deal succeeding or failing.

Some pathway programs only last a semester. Other programs can take a full year to complete. Costs change depending on these circumstances and where the college is located. Tuition and fees are best learned by contacting the institution.

People who can speak multiple languages may be in high demand in many different fields. Typical jobs for those who have language degrees include interpreter, foreign civil servant, editor, nurse, or hospitality manager. Interpreters are especially needed in medical and legal fields where complete understanding is essential. Foreign civil servants work overseas for their government to promote international relations. Editors and writers are needed to translate documents between languages. Anywhere people with multiple languages congregate is someplace that a language degree is needed.

You can find undergraduate pathways in languages at universities around the world. Many classes are also now offered online with flexible schedules to math almost any schedule. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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24 Results in Languages

GISMA

With the University Pathway Programs at GISMA, you get the chance to learn German in a German-speaking environment and reach the required level with the necessary skills ... [+]

University Pathway Program

Study a German language program and receive specialist support with your application to German state universities/studienkollegs.

With the University Pathway Programs at GISMA, you get the chance to learn German in a German-speaking environment and reach the required level with the necessary skills to study a degree program in Germany.

With its specialist University Placement Service, GISMA helps students to apply to a number of German state universities for either bachelor's or master's programs through one provider. Also, this placement service helps students with direct university access and to public Studienkolleg foundation courses for students with indirect university access.... [-]

Germany Berlin Hanover
Open Enrollment
German
Full-time
44 - 48 weeks
Campus
ICP International College Portsmouth

ICP offers Pre-Sessional English courses to students who need to improve their academic English language skills before commencing their chosen foundation course. Students ... [+]

Pre-Sessional English Pre-Sessional English Courses

If you do not meet the entry requirements for your chosen course, you might be interested in one of our pre-sessional English courses.

ICP Pre-Sessional English

ICP offers Pre-Sessional English courses to students who need to improve their academic English language skills before commencing their chosen foundation course. Students studying English language are part of the ICP student body and have access to the same university facilities as those in academic courses. The courses are offered directly prior to each academic intake. Successful completion of the Pre-sessional course guarantees you a place on the following academic stage at ICP.... [-]

United Kingdom Portsmouth
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Full-time
13 weeks
Campus
Sunway University

The Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) is an academic bridge for students to transition successfully into undergraduate studies at Monash University and other unive ... [+]

The Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY) is an academic bridge for students to transition successfully into undergraduate studies at Monash University and other universities. As the only provider of the MUFY programme in Malaysia, Sunway College MUFY is positioned strategically for students wishing to prepare themselves for an undergraduate degree at Monash University.

The MUFY programme fosters personal and social growth as well as an appreciation for lifelong learning. It is designed to provide students with interdisciplinary knowledge and skills delivered in a student-centered learning environment, enabling them to successfully pursue undergraduate studies at Monash University or any tertiary institution.... [-]

Malaysia Shah Alam
January 2020
Full-time
12 months
Campus
VGC International College

Successful completion of VGC’s University Preparation Program prepares you for your academic career at a university in Canada. It will allow you to gain the necessary lan ... [+]

Introduction

Successful completion of VGC’s University Preparation Program prepares you for your academic career at a university in Canada. It will allow you to gain the necessary language requirements for acceptance and direct entry into our partner colleges or universities.

This program is delivered at intermediate and advanced levels. In University Preparation Intermediate you will be introduced to academic English and skills while still learning grammar and other general English skills that are needed at this level. In University Preparation Advanced, you will focus less on general English skills and more on English for Academic Purposes (EAP) ensuring you are university ready.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
November 2019
Full-time
8 - 36 weeks
Campus
Universidad Pontificia Comillas

The Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management (ADE) has been designed by ICADE to give our graduates an invaluable advantage in the globalized economy. ... [+]

Grado en Administración y Dirección de Empresas [ADE] - Bilingüe en Inglés (E-2)

El Grado en ADE en inglés ha sido diseñado en ICADE para proporcionar importantes ventajas competitivas a nuestros graduados en una economía globalizada. ICADE ha creado un programa de estudio flexible que responde a tus intereses y a tu ambición personal.

El programa de estudio del Grado ADE en inglés está compuesto por materias básicas y avanzadas en Marketing, Contabilidad y Finanzas, Dirección y Organización, Economía y Métodos Cuantitativos, de las que un 75% se cursarán en inglés. Además se impartirá un segundo idioma. En los últimos cursos tendrás la oportunidad de especializarte en el área de conocimiento que elijas.... [-]

Spain Madrid
September 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
GEOS Languages Plus

Whether you want to study accounting, manage a company, be a flight attendant, work with a 3D printer, work in a hotel or get into a graduate program we can help you. ... [+]

Get a degree or diploma from a North American Institution

Our list of Institution partners keeps growing every week with new programs of every type. Please check the latest version of the list to stay up to date!

Whether you want to study accounting, manage a company, be a flight attendant, work with a 3D printer, work in a hotel or get into a graduate program we can help you.

SC-GEOS has decades of experience and we have helped thousands of international students reach their educational goals!

How to enter University or College through our Intensive English for Academic Purposes program: ... [-]
USA New York Costa Mesa
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Colorado State University

International Year One in Languages, Literature and Culture will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Colorado State University. Upon ... [+]

International Year One in Languages, Literature and Culture will prepare you to enter your next semester of a bachelor’s degree program at Colorado State University.

Upon successful completion of International Year One and meeting university requirements for undergraduate admission, you may enter your next semester of undergraduate study at Colorado State University. This transition from an INTO International Year One program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

120 credit hour program 8-32 credit hours apply from Pathway 88-112 credits remaining toward a degree Course features Begin earning credits toward your degree even if you don’t meet the academic and English requirements for direct entry. Receive additional support to move you successfully through your first year at a US university. Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students. Smaller class sizes allow you to spend more time with your teachers. Develop the knowledge and skills for your degree through your chosen pathway. Key course facts Course length: 1-3 Semesters Start dates: 2019: January, May, August; 2020: January, May Fees: From $18,510 Class hours: 12-16 hours per week Class size: 14 Award: This program leads to the following bachelor's degree programs at Colorado State University within the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures: Spanish, BA or French, BA. Course options: 1-Semester Pathway 2-Semester Pathway 3-Semester Pathway Entry requirements Academic requirements: High school diploma; 2.3 GPA. English language requirements: From IELTS 5.0 or TOEFL 50 or equivalent Age requirements: 16 years and above. ... [-]
USA Fort Collins
January 2020
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University

Students enrolled in DEUF also benefit from an educational tutoring (depending on the subjects studied) during which they meet with educational tutors who help them in th ... [+]

Level of study: All levels of study

Period of study: One semester or one academic year

Language level required:

French level required to attend courses taught in French

B1 level for all courses except information & communication C1 level for information and communication courses Certificate or attestation required along with nomination

Contents of the programs:

Common core curriculum French as a foreign language : 20 hours per semester/5 credits Introduction to French Culture and Civilization: 10 hours per semester/3 credits Elective courses: Courses to be chosen in all faculties. For further information on courses available, please refer to the course catalogue. ... [-]
France Lyon
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French
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
Columbia West College

With CWC's quality ESL programs, you can go to one of CWC's fine partner schools without providing a TOEFL/IELTS score when you complete your ESL program. ... [+]

With CWC's quality ESL programs, you can go to one of CWC's fine partner schools without providing a TOEFL/IELTS score when you complete your ESL program.

4-year colleges/universities you can attend after completing CWC’s ESL Level 5 and 6

2-year colleges you can attend after completing CWC’s ESL Level 5 and 6

1) California State University, Channel Islands

2) Carroll College

3) Colby-Sawyer College

4) Humboldt State University

5) Salisbury University

6) University of Nevada, Reno

7) West Texas A&M University

1) Angeles College

2) El Camino College

3) Glendale Community College

4) Los Angeles Southwest College... [-]

USA Los Angeles
September 2020
Full-time
Campus
Saint Michael's College

Students with lower English skills who wish to enter a US university may apply for conditional admittance and enter the Pathway Program. Many will complete their degree i ... [+]

For students to improve their English and transition into a Bachelors degree program

Students with lower English skills who wish to enter a US university may apply for conditional admittance and enter the Pathway Program. Many will complete their degree in the same amount of time it takes for native English speakers to complete their degree.

Depending on the language level, students will start out in the Intensive or Academic English Program and transfer into their degree program within one or more semesters.

Undergraduate Pathway students complete their English preparation while taking academic content courses and earning university credit. Many Pathway students will enter the undergraduate program as second-year students. It is possible for a Pathway Student to complete their undergraduate degree in four years.... [-]

USA Burlington
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
The Language Gallery in Canada

The University Pathway Programme is a pre-sessional course designed for international students who are planning to study for a degree at a university in the UK, Canada, o ... [+]

University Pathway Programme

The University Pathway Programme is a pre-sessional course designed for international students who are planning to study for a degree at a university in the UK, Canada, or Germany and need to meet the language requirement of their conditional offer.

This programme will help you to:

Become acquainted with the appropriate language and study skills necessary for academic institutions Develop learning strategies required for university life Develop the functional skills needed for both inside and outside the classroom Settle into an academic environment before starting your studies Course Requirements Levels: A0 and above (Dependent on location) Duration: 8-58 weeks** ... [-]
Canada Toronto Vancouver
Open Enrollment
Full-time
8 - 58 weeks
Campus
Camber College

From basic to advanced, we have the program that fits your needs. The program is aimed at those students who are interested in continuing their education in Canada. ... [+]

From basic to advanced, we have the program that fits your needs. The program is aimed at those students who are interested in continuing their education in Canada.

With our learning system students have the opportunity to focus on and develop abilities and skills that are important to them. Students get individual assistance for no extra charge if they have difficulties or questions.

Get assistance with admission to top educational institutes in Canada. Let us help you gain the language ability needed to succeed in Canadian Schools.

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Canada Powell River
Full-time
Campus
The Language Gallery in Germany

TLG Toronto offers you the great opportunity to prepare for academic life in an English-speaking environment, for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs in our part ... [+]

University Pathway Programme

The University Pathway Programme is a pre-sessional course designed for international students who are planning to study for a degree at a university in the UK, Canada, or Germany and need to meet the language requirement of their conditional offer.

This programme will help you to:

Become acquainted with the appropriate language and study skills necessary for academic institutions Develop learning strategies required for university life Develop the functional skills needed for both inside and outside the classroom Settle into an academic environment before starting your studies Course Requirements Levels: A0 and above (Dependent on location) Duration: 8-58 weeks** ... [-]
Germany Berlin Hanover
Open Enrollment
Full-time
8 - 58 weeks
Campus
Boston School of Modern Languages

Our pathway program is designed to help students and professionals transition to high school, college or universities. BSML partners with several American high schools, c ... [+]

Our pathway program is designed to help students and professionals transition to high school, college or universities. BSML partners with several American high schools, colleges and universities who offer conditional acceptance to BSML students who complete our University Preparation Certificate Program. Most of our partners will waive the TOEFL test requirement for a student who has completed our advanced level and has our recommendation.

Students receive a conditional acceptance letter to the institution of their choice prior to departing for Boston. BSML takes care of all the visa and application paperwork and arranges for a student’s visa to be transferred and/or extended once the student is ready to begin his/her college studies. As an alternative, students can choose to wait until after their arrival in Boston to apply to a university, using their time at BSML to find the best institution for their advanced studies. Either way, students can rely on the expertise and advice of our academic counselors.... [-]

USA Boston
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 36 weeks
Campus
Wisconsin ESL Institute

WESLI has partnered with the University of Wisconsin College System to offer three- credit college classes at WESLI. This is a great opportunity for WESLI students to ear ... [+]

Apply Now for University Pathway Programs at WESLI

UW Colleges/WESLI Academic Program

WESLI has partnered with the University of Wisconsin College System to offer three- credit college classes at WESLI. This is a great opportunity for WESLI students to earn college credit while still studying at WESLI. These credits can be transferred to UW schools and count towards a student’s general education requirements, no matter what major they choose.

Anthropology 104: Cultural Anthropology

This is a three-credit University of Wisconsin College class. This class is an introduction to the discipline of cultural anthropology, introducing the basic concepts, debates and methods used in the study of societies. The students will learn how culture shapes the economy, religion, family, politics, gender, the nation, and other aspects of society. It is open to all WESLI students who have completed the 600 level academic classes.This class meets three days per week and is supported by a discussion class meeting twice per week.... [-]

USA Madison
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Full-time
Part-time
Campus