Studying at Leeds

Explore cultures and societies across the world, while focusing on the countries where your languages of choice are spoken.

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Coronavirus (covid-19)

We know that many people are understandably anxious about the current Coronavirus outbreak, and we are taking further measures to address your concerns, to protect your health and wellbeing, and to ensure that learning can continue.

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Undergraduate degrees

Study two subjects, spend time abroad and graduate with a range of skills and fluency in a global language. You can study two languages or combine a language with another subject.

Enrichment opportunities


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Careers and employability

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Study abroad

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Discover our research

You'll benefit from learning in a research-intensive environment.

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Elizabeth Wilder
Student | French and Japanese
“I studied French and Japanese because I wanted to pursue my love of languages further and have the chance to live in two countries very different to each other and to my own. It gave me the chance to learn about two completely different societies.”