Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

Undergraduate study

Come and study at one of the UK’s largest modern language departments, where learning a language is just the beginning. 

Undergraduate modern languages courses 

Study two or three languages

Study two languages

Modern Languages (with a year abroad)

Modern Languages (without a year abroad)

German and Contemporary Chinese Studies

Russian and Contemporary Chinese Studies

Modern Languages with Translation

Modern Languages with Business


Study three languages

You can choose three from post-A level French, German, Russian, Portuguese or Spanish, or two post-A level languages along with a beginners' language.

Modern Language Studies


Beginners welcome!

We love people who love languages and having studied a language previously isn't a prerequisite for all our courses.

Learn more about your options to start a first, second, or even third language as a beginner.

Beginners' languages


Year Abroad

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"My year abroad gave me the most life skills I think of any year of my education. It was phenomenal" Freddie Field


Learn more about the year abroad

What our students say


Hear more from our students

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Language societies

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Employability and personal support


Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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