'Language skills are becoming increasingly valued in the business world, with 74 per cent of UK employers specifying that they are looking for conversational language skills when they recruit new staff.' CILT, The National Centre for Languages, 29th October, 2009

Study a foreign language as part of your degree

All undergraduate students, regardless of degree subject, have the opportunity to study a language as part of their degree. You can even have this study included as part of your degree title, 'with proficiency in...' Employers are increasingly looking for graduates across all subjects who have additional language skills, so this is a fantastic way of standing out from the crowd.

The languages available are:

  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

For further information see the Foreign Language Centre's webpages.