Why Study Modern Languages?
Languages will help you get a job
Foreign language skills and the ability to communicate are an advantage in business and useful in a wide range of careers.
Broaden your horizons
Studying abroad will allow you to make new friends, learn to network and experience different cultures.
Develop your academic potential
By studying a language you will have the chance to enhance your communication skills and cultural knowledge.
We offer joint degrees studying two languages, degrees studying two languages and another language, or the chance to study three languages. Unfortunately the University has ceased to offer German at Leicester.
Why Study at Leicester?
The University of Leicester enjoys a high standing as a centre of excellence. The School of Modern Languages has performed consistently well in recent National Student Satisfaction Surveys. We provide:
We offer a wide range of modules, taught by staff who are actively engaged in academic research and are acknowledged experts in their fields.
A three week course at the end of your first year, held in exciting European locations, designed to boost your ability and your confidence.
The university has links with several universities in France, Italy, Spain and South America, where in your year abroad you will have the opportunity to live as a student or teaching assistant.
You will receive support from both the department and the university to enable you to fulfil your potential as a student.