BA (Hons) Modern and Medieval Languages

Duration: 3 years

Course details

Classics and Modern Languages enables you to combine study of Latin and/or Ancient Greek with a modern language. The course involves extensive study of major literary texts, alongside training in linguistic skills. Some papers on offer provide an opportunity to compare texts from both sides of the course, and to study classical influence on modern European literature.


Year 1

  • Literature

  • Linguistics

  • History

  • Thought

Year 2

  • Literature

  • History

  • Linguistics

  • Film

  • Thought

  • Art

Year 3

  • The Translation Project

  • The Dissertation

  • The Linguistics Project

Entry requirements

  • A Level: A*AA
  • IB: 40-41 points, with 776 at Higher Level
  • International Baccalaureate

Career posibilities

Fluency in a foreign language, an understanding of foreign cultures, analytical and research skills are all in great demand on the job market. Employers – even those who aren’t primarily interested in languages – particularly value the experience, independence and cross-cultural awareness our graduates have gained during their year abroad.Most graduates use their languages in their work, and all build on the many skills developed during their degree. Our graduates find an array of different jobs open to them. Recent destinations include the BBC World Service, international law firms, UNICEF, and KPMG.

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If you need more information, please contact us on 020 3302 7144 or on our CONTACT page to discuss your requirements.