University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

Languages and Area Studies

The School of Languages and Area Studies (SLAS) is one of the largest, well-established departments of its kind in the United Kingdom. We currently undertake research and teaching of six languages (French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish and English as a foreign language) and associated area studies such as applied linguistics, francophone, communication and language skills, translation and technical communication studies. We offer a dynamic environment for the study and research of modern languages and area studies, with an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or a Master's degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered. Translation and Literary Studies requires English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 6.5. Other subject areas require English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Research areas include: European studies; language and linguistics; sociolinguistics; translation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 9,200 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Part-time October 2016 - 4 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 9,200 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time February 2017 GBP 3,466 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time February 2017 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Portsmouth PO1 2UP South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Research Degrees - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
023 9284 6037