Undergraduate courses

The School of Modern Languages teaches single and joint honours degrees via our five departments.


  • ‌BA Modern Languages
    One single honours degree available, four years full-time
  • Czech
    Six BA honours degree
  • French
    Thirteen BA honours degrees and one LLB honours degree
  • German
    Thirteen BA honours degrees and one LLB honours degree
  • Italian
    Thirteen BA honours degrees
  • Portuguese
    Eleven BA honours degrees
  • Russian
    Nine BA honours degrees
  • Spanish
    Twelve BA honours degrees

Apart from French, each language can be studied from beginners’ level (ab initio) in most degree combinations.

Liberal Arts

The school also contributes to the following multidisciplinary courses:

Year abroad

Our students spend their third year living and studying abroad in a country relevant to their degree, with students studying two languages splitting the year between two relevant countries.

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