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Modern Languages and Linguistics (2 languages: French, German or Spanish) (MLang)

Masters in Languages
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4 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

This course starts in September 2024.

Master 2 modern languages and understand how languages are created, learned and shaped. Choose to study French, German or Spanish with linguistics. You'll start at undergraduate level and get a master’s in 4 years. 

Spend a year of this 4 year degree abroad on a university placement in 1 or 2 countries. Develop your language skills and critical thinking while learning about other societies and cultures.

You can choose a language you have not studied. You'll get extra hours of teaching and funding for a language course abroad at the end of year 1 to make fast progress.

Whichever languages you choose, you'll:

  • become a skilled linguist and familiar with how the languages are spoken
  • gain the skills to interpret cultures and their beliefs and behaviours
  • study a society or cultures where your chosen language is spoken
  • write a dissertation on a topic that you are interested in

Choose topics and gain expertise in areas that interest you most.

These include:

  • translation and interpreting
  • contemporary society
  • literature and film
  • ethnography
  • politics

Language study paths

These are the language combinations you can choose from:

  • MLang Modern Languages (French and German) and Linguistics
  • MLang Modern Languages (French and Spanish) and Linguistics
  • MLang Modern Languages (German and Spanish) and Linguistics

We regularly review our courses to ensure and improve quality. This course may be revised as a result of this. Any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Find out why, when, and how we might make changes.

Our courses are regulated in England by the Office for Students (OfS).

Course location

This course is based at Avenue.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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