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Modern Languages and Cultures BA (Hons)

University of Sheffield

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Learn one, two or three languages with this highly flexible degree. Choose from French, German, Spanish, Russian, Catalan, Czech, Dutch, Italian, Luxembourgish and Portuguese, combining the practicalities of language learning with modules that explore the literature, linguistics, politics, history, philosophy and film studies of your chosen languages.* You’ll also spend your third year studying or working abroad in one or two countries, immersing yourself in the culture and honing your language skills by living alongside native speakers. The School of Languages and Cultures is a leading centre for research, learning and teaching in modern languages and cultures. At Sheffield, you’ll find a dynamic and vibrant international community of experts in literary studies, cultural history, visual cultures, film and performance. Our students are involved in extracurricular activities ranging from research projects, language mentoring in schools, active department student societies and our modern languages drama festival.This degree will equip you for a variety of careers within an increasingly interconnected, multilingual and multicultural world. Our graduates are excellent communicators, adaptable and culturally aware. They have gone on to careers in a wide variety of fields, including international development, business and banking, translating and interpreting, journalism, teaching, publishing, international sales, and marketing and communications. You don't need to have studied a modern foreign language at A Level to apply for this course - we welcome applications from anyone who can demonstrate an aptitude and passion for languages and other cultures. *If you choose to study just one language, you will choose from French, German, Spanish or Russian. Italian is available as a second language option only, and we do not offer a year abroad in Italy. Luxembourgish is available to study from second year.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,050per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sheffield

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  • Campus address

    University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, England

As a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group, the university has a global reputation for research and teaching excellence.
Among the world's top 100 universities (QS World University Rankings 2020) Sheffield offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in a wide range of subjects.
Located in the centre of the UK in a friendly and affordable city, the university has more than 29,000 students from over 150 different countries.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 29 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    150 73%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%



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