Taught course

Languages and Cultures

University of Southampton · Modern Languages and Linguistics

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in English, linguistics, modern languages or other relevant discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

Improve your understanding of global languages, cultures and societies on this MA Languages and Cultures degree at the University of Southampton. On this language master’s, our expert tutors will give you specialist multicultural knowledge and skills necessary to take on a wide range of careers.

Throughout the course, we'll work closely with you to help develop your own research interests in relation to the degree. You’ll study a variety of cultural and literary topics, and their history, ethnography and anthropology. We’ll give you thorough training in the theory and research methods you'll need to understand events and texts from across our regions of specialisation, which include modern Europe, Latin America, Africa and the black diaspora, East and South Asia and the Jewish diaspora.

You’ll have access to the Modern Languages Research Group, and to events run by other research groups, including the Centre for Imperial and Postcolonial Studies, Centre for Global Englishes, Centre for Modern and Contemporary Writing, Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations.

Our Digital Humanities facilities will also allow you to study and research through cutting edge technology, such as virtual reality, 3D scanners and printers, and a 360 degree fully immersive audiovisual centre.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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