School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

Undergraduate Open Days 2024

Saturday 5 and Saturday 19 October

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School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies is one of the largest and most diverse of its kind in the UK.

From undergraduate degrees through to postgraduate study and globally impactful research projects, our students benefit from the expertise and dedication of internationally recognised scholars, high-quality facilities and a welcoming environment. 

The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies is actively working to build a diverse and inclusive school community that supports all staff and students. Our Head of School is Emma Cayley and our Equality and Inclusion Lead is Leah Wang. Access staff and student resources and find out more about our current projects. 

Studying with us

We offer a variety of subjects including ten world languages, linguistics, film and classics. You can choose one of these subjects, combine two languages, or study one language with another subject.

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Our taught masters degrees are closely linked to our research expertise, ensuring that all of our teaching is supported by the latest research findings.

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We work across key themes such as European literatures, the Arab world, the cultures of South East Asia, gender, film, translation and interpreting, linguistics and language computing, and many more.

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We offer pre-sessional English courses to help you to improve your English to the level needed to study an undergraduate, Masters or research degree. Our General English course will help you develop your day-to-day communication skills in English and learn more about British culture.

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Languages for All gives you the chance to take modules in a foreign language, or additional foreign language, as part of your degree. You can choose a language which is completely new to you or continue a language you have studied before.

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