Low Intake For Modern Language Courses At UK Universities

You may or may not be surprised to hear that the number of applications for modern language courses in UK universities, is in decline. The situation has become so critical that some universities may have to shut down whole degree programmes due to a lack of admissions. Some universities are finding it difficult to recruit language students and are restricting the availability of language courses within their degree programmes. Language students may not have as much choice as they might like.

A few of the Russell Group universities in the UK, have been able to recruit enough language students but a small few, have not. Two UK universities may have to close down their language degree programmes altogether as they have not had enough admissions.

‘Languages were one of the subjects hardest hit by a 7.7 per cent decline in overall applications to UK universities this year, according to data released by Ucas in the summer.’

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