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"How can we understand another society and, by comparison, learn more about our own? The key is mastery of the language. From this starting point, you can examine a country's history, its literature and culture."Dr Craig Blunt, French Studies
Modern Languages graduates have high employment prospects
Posted 05 August 2016
Professor John Klapper, Dr Monica Jato, Dr Elisenda Marcer, and Professor William Dodd have been awarded £314,730 for the three-year project 'Inner and Outer Exile in Fascist Germany and Spain: A Comparative Study'.
Posted 01 August 2016
AHRC-funded Interdisciplinary Italy project is run by Dr Clodagh Brook.
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The Department is organised into seven principal sections, teaching our five principal languages and cultures (French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish), and the further seven languages and cultures we offer as minor or additional subjects (Arabic, Catalan, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Basque and Galician). The Department offers also professional teaching on Translation Studies.
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