Modern Languages taught courses






The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at The University of Nottingham offers postgraduate study in: French and Francophone StudiesGerman StudiesSpanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies; and Russian and Slavonic Studies and Translation including Chinese/English translation.

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.

Our taught Masters courses

These courses are available full-time and part-time.

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.


The University of Nottingham is consistently named as one of the most targeted universities by Britain’s leading graduate employers

(Ranked in the top 10 in The Graduate Market 2013-2019, High Fliers Research)

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