Dr Emma Cayley, Head of Modern Languages
One of the UK’s leading centres for research and teaching in French, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian, and Russian, we produce research of international standard and have high rates of student satisfaction.
For the BA Modern Languages you can study French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish. Specialise in up to three languages or choose from a wide range of combined honours. Add to your CV with a year abroad teaching, studying or working. You can also take extra credits at our Foreign Language Centre.
We have a very successful MA in Translation which offers both theoretical and practical preparation for entering the translation profession; go to our postgraduate study pages to see our innovative MA, MPhil and PhD programmes in a range of disciplines, including European languages and cultures (French, German, Hispanic, Italian, Russian), film, medieval studies, sexuality and gender studies.
Our academic staff produce excellent research across a wide variety of disciplines including European literature and culture, Film, Linguistics, Medieval studies, sexuality and gender, and Translation. Read more about our research centres and projects.