A number of recent studies have indicated that
languages are becoming increasingly crucial for our economy. This
means that having language skills could really help you stand out
from the crowd when it comes to finding a job.
At secondary school and college there are a
huge range of options available for young people, and languages can
be studied in various ways:
You should also start thinking when you want
to start your working career: at 16 after school, 18 after college
or sixth form, or are you thinking about university? If you choose
to continue your study, you will find different ways of studying
languages which suit you. Look at sections on further and higher
education to see what options you have there. Our factsheets and information section will also give
you some more ideas.