Modern Languages



Global launch of online Masters degree in English Language Teaching

4 March 2014

An online Masters degree in English Language Teaching is being launched worldwide thanks to a collaboration between the University of Southampton and the British Council.

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International students invited to sample British history and culture

31 January 2014

The University of Southampton is opening its doors this year to students from around the world. A unique International Summer School will introduce them to the best of British culture with classes in English Literature, Film Studies, History and Music, visits to historic places and vibrant cities including London and Bath and organised social events.

Download the new International English Newsletter from Modern Languages at Southampton

20 December 2013

The Modern Languages department is pleased to launch the first edition of International English, the new quarterly newsletter from the University of Southampton.


2014-15 Humanities Postgraduate Funding

2 December 2013

The University of Southampton’s Faculty of Humanities is delighted to announce a range of studentships.

What’s it really like to teach the English language to students?

13 November 2013

English language teachers embarking on their careers can get a unique insight into their profession thanks to a series of free online videos from the University of Southampton showing real life full length lessons.

Professor Mike Kelly promotes language learning on the BBC

16 October 2013

Head of Modern Languages, Professor Mike Kelly was invited to take part in a TV discussion on the importance of language learning on BBC South. It was prompted by a report from the Confederation of British Industry claiming that exports are being held back by a lack of language skills among British business people.

Meet the Study Abroad Bloggers

27 September 2013

We’re pleased to introduce our Study Abroad Bloggers, a collection of six Humanities Undergraduate students who are currently on their third year abroad study/work placements.

Child refugees in Southampton

University of Southampton recordings of ‘los niños' feature in film festival

25 September 2013

An animated film featuring the recorded voices of refugees speaking about their memories of being evacuated to England as children during the Spanish Civil War will receive its UK premiere at the London Spanish Film Festival on 30 September.

Modern Languages graduates in demand

25 September 2013

Almost 98 per cent of graduates with degrees in modern languages from Southampton are in work or further study after six months after leaving university, an increase from 87 per cent in 2011, according to the latest Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.

Leading academic from Scandinavia joins Modern Languages

19 September 2013

Modern Languages at Southampton are welcoming a distinguished academic from Finland who will join the department as a visiting fellow over the next three years.