Department of Modern Languages

"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


Posted 22 February 2017

Caribbean film screenings - 2-8 March 2017

2-8 March sees a series of unique Caribbean events across campus, featuring Visiting Fellow Dr Jean Antoine-Dunne of the University of the West Indies.

Posted 16 February 2017

Dr Louise Hardwick awarded ILAS Grant

Dr Louise Hardwick has been awarded £1000 by the Institute of Latin American Studies, part of the University of London, through their national grants scheme.

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Our sections

The Department is organised into seven principal sections, teaching our five principal languages and cultures (French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish), and the further five languages and cultures we offer as minor or additional subjects (Arabic, Catalan, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and Portuguese). The Department offers also professional teaching on Translation Studies.

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