Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Modern Languages

Students can specialise in topics in the languages of Chinese; French; German; Japanese; and Spanish; Portuguese; and Latin American studies. Specialism is also possible in translating and interpreting. Research staff in the School of Modern Languages work in a diverse range of fields from sociocultural, historical and political studies, to film and literature, linguistics and sociolinguistics. The School has strong links with interdisciplinary research centres and groups, including: Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences; Research Centre in Film and Digital Media; Gender Research Group; Medieval and Early Modern Studies; Postcolonial Research Group.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree and normally a good master's degree in a subject related to one of the discipline areas covered by the School of Modern Languages. Applicants whose first language is not English need an overall IELTS score of 7.0 (with at least 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other sub-skills).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 72 months
PhD Part-time January 2017 - 36 months
PhD Full-time January 2017 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
MPhil Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MPhil Part-time January 2017 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Office, School of Modern Languages
Telephone number: 
0191 208 5867