Taught course

Languages and Cultures

University of Southampton · Modern Languages and Linguistics

Entry requirements

Qualification: Bachelor’s degree

Grade/GPA: Normally first- or upper second-class (or international equivalent)

English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in all components

Months of entry


Course content

The MA in Languages and Cultures offers you the opportunity to deepen your understanding of global languages, cultures and societies, with the support of world-leading scholars at an internationally recognised university. The programme will equip you with a deepened multicultural knowledge, and with the skills of analysis, communication and critical thinking necessary to excel in a wide range of careers.

You will be taught and supervised by experts in a unique range of disciplines, including cultural and literary studies, history, ethnography and anthropology, and will receive thorough training in theory and research methods. You will use this theoretical and methodological knowledge to approach a broad range of topics, events and texts from across our regions of specialisation, which include modern Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Black diaspora, with options available on East and South Asia and the Jewish diaspora. Throughout the programme, we will work closely with you to help develop your own research interests in relation to the course.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

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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