Languages are passports to life, enabling you to become a global citizen. You’ll foster communication and broaden your knowledge of cultures and perspectives.
Communication skills lie at the heart of every language course. Learning a language, whether at beginner (ab initio) or at an advanced level, will involve developing language learning as well as cultural understanding.
We have expertise on the present issues facing Europe and beyond. You will study the culture and explore the history and values of your countries of study.
You’ll explore how to communicate across cultures. In today’s globalised and competitive employment market, languages and intercultural communication are transferable skills applicable to a wide variety of careers.
Our graduates work in very diverse sectors including the civil service fast-track, marketing and advertising agencies, the private sector, translation and interpretation services, international organisations, education, and journalism.
You will study two languages during your degree.
You must choose at least one advanced-level language from:
You will also choose a second advanced-level language (French, German or Spanish), or any one of the following languages at ab initio (beginner) level:
The awards, accolades and league table rankings for this subject.
1st for Graduate Prospects in Russian and East European Languages in the Complete University Guide 2023
3rd for Graduate Prospects in Iberian Languages in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023