Modern Languages taught courses






Modern languages at The University of Nottingham comprises the following: French and Francophone StudiesGerman StudiesSpanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies; and Russian and Slavonic Studies.

With modern languages at The University of Nottingham rated 5th in the UK for “Research Power” in the latest Research Exercise Framework, we can strongly commit to all of our postgraduates being involved in a vibrant and exciting academic community that has research at its very heart.

Our postgraduates go into a variety of careers. Many have obtained academic posts in Higher Education institutions in the UK and abroad. Others have embarked upon careers in publishing, teaching, curriculum design, and professional interpreting and translating.

In addition, we lead the MA Chinese/English Translation and Interpreting, MA in Comparative Literature , MA in Languages and Intercultural Studies and MA in Translation Studies

We are also home to the Centre for Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies, the Centre for Research on Cuba, the Hennessy Collection (an archive of Cuban newspapers and journals), and have close links with the International Consortium for the Study of Post Conflict Societies. We also host a number of interdicisplinary research groups and networks.

We offer a wide variety of postgraduate taught courses and opportunities to pursue a postgraduate degree in modern languages. Most postgraduate courses are available to take full time and part time.

The full range of taught courses offered in Modern Languages are described in each of the following sections:


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