University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Modern Languages

This programme is focused on language and intercultural skills. It allows you to develop your language skills in 1 or 2 languages at the same time as exploring the cultures, politics and societies of Europe and the Hispanic and Francophone worlds. It offers an ideal preparation both for careers involving the use of modern languages, and for academic research.

Entry requirements

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject. Non-traditional qualifications may also be considered.

Course modules

Core units: cultural encounters; research skills in modern languages. Optional units: European literature of ideas; constructing identities; advanced language unit; constructing identities; European literature of ideas; European society; theories of visual culture: text and image; Europe and the Americas; constructing German identity since 1800; the end of the Spanish empire 1770-1898; tradition and experimentation in 20th-century European fiction; French comic drama 1639-1789; french literature and the crusades; culture and conflict; Dante (divine comedy); Dostoevsky's major fiction; the Russian revolution in social and cultural perspective; small is beautiful? National identity in Czech and Slovak writing since 1918. Dissertation: you will complete approximately 15,000 words of detailed research on a theme arising from the taught components.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,100 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 3,050 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol Bristol BS8 1TH South West

Key information

Graduate School of Arts and Humanities
Telephone number: 
0117 928 8897