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Master's Degrees in
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Studying Languages

Languages or foreign language studies are concerned with the relation and interaction between language and literature in a certain cultural environment. Graduates will gain advanced knowledge of international languages such as English or German, will be able to use a less popular modern language such as Chinese, or may study an old language such as Latin. Careers in the field include work of in an international business context or a job as translator, language teacher, historian, and more.

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Studying in United Kingdom

The moment you will step into a UK university campus, you will feel you have entered a fairy tale. The UK campuses are mesmerizing and the student facilities are outstanding. All the modern and unique features of British universities enable you to engage in ground-breaking research and experience top quality teaching and learning.

650 Languages Master's degrees in United Kingdom

M.A. TESOL Studies

This MA in TESOL Studies at University of Leeds provides candidates who have little or no previous experience of teaching with the opportunity to study for a Masters degree in English Language Teaching, offering an excellent step towards a career in TESOL.

School of Education
M.A. Linguistics

MA Linguistics at SOAS University of London is a modular programme which combines the intensive study of the core areas of formal linguistics - phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics - with a choice of options in different areas of the discipline.

Faculty of Languages and Cultures
M.Sc. Contemporary China Studies

The MSc in Contemporary China Studies at SOAS University of London attracts students with diverse backgrounds and study/work experiences. Students may come from undergraduate degrees in various social science subjects such as Economics, Sociology, Social Policy, Geography, Politics, International Relations, Management and Anthropology.

Faculty of Languages and Cultures
M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

This programme is designed for people who are already English language teachers and want to develop their career opportunities, or those with less experience but a strong interest in pursuing a career in this field. This Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programme is offered by Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics.

Postgraduate courses
M.Res. Latin American Studies

The MRes in Latin American Studies from School of Advanced Study, University of London is a specialised degree that provides a unique opportunity for students interested in Latin American history, anthropology, geography, and culture to broaden and deepen their knowledge of Latin America and to develop an independent research project on a topic of their choice. 

Institute of Latin American Studies
M.Sc. Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) - PgDip

This Speech and Language Therapy course, delivered by Queen Margaret University, is for people with a relevant degree seeking to refocus their studies into the area of speech and language therapy. It will enable you to register with the Health and Care Professions Council and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) to practise as a speech and language therapist in the UK.

School of Social Sciences, Media and Communication
M.Res. Modern Languages

The Master of Research in Modern Languages at the School of Advanced Study, University of London is offered to students who would like specific training for postgraduate research in modern languages aiming ultimately at a PhD, or who wish to take a challenging end-stopped Master’s. The core course offers a distinctive element of translation theory in addition to research skills and training.

Institute of Modern Languages Research
Pre-Master Pre-Masters Programme

The Pre-Masters Programme offered by NCUK is the best preparation for success on your chosen postgraduate degree and in your future career – it ensures you Get In and Get On.

M.A. Postcolonial Studies

The MA Postcolonial Studies Programme at SOAS University of London offers a focus on the historical relationships of power, domination and practices of imperialism and colonialism in the modern period (late nineteenth-century to the present) through the study of literature and culture. 

M.Litt. Translation Studies

Translation Studies research is rapidly expanding. The University of Glasgow hosts a strong postgraduate community and discipline-specific networks and offer a stimulating research seminar programme, extensive library resources, wide-ranging expertise in the field and the opportunity for interdisciplinary supervision.

M.Phil. French Studies

Our wide range of expertise offers postgraduates the possibility of preparing for research degrees in one or more areas. We attach particular importance to the quality of research supervision and training in research methodology and to the integration of our postgraduates into the Department’s academic and research community. This French Studies programme is offered by The University of Exeter.

College of Humanities
M.Ed. English

The MEd English at The University of Exeter is aimed at qualified teachers and others who work in TESOL at either primary, secondary or tertiary levels in different educational contexts around the world.

College of Social Sciences and International Studies
M.Sc. Applied Linguistics

The Applied Linguistics is an intensive one-year programme from The University of Edinburgh in what may be termed 'socially relevant Linguistics'. In Applied Linguistics, we draw on knowledge about language, how it works and how it is used in order to contribute to real life issues.

College of Humanities & Social Science
M.Sc. Developmental Linguistics

This Developmental Linguistics programme from The University of Edinburgh will develop your understanding of how knowledge of language changes as people acquire or lose language at various points in their lifespan.

College of Humanities & Social Science
M.Sc. Linguistics

This MSc in Linguistics from The University of Edinburgh gives students all of the intellectual and practical skills to engage in linguistics research, either for its own sake, or as part of cross-disciplinary research.

College of Humanities & Social Science
M.A. English Language Teaching and Digital Technologies

MA English Language Teaching and Digital Technologies at the University of Leeds is a distinctive part-time, distance learning programme that allows you, as a practising teacher, to develop your disciplinary expertise in the areas of language education and technology-enhanced education.

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
M.Phil. Chinese

The University of Exeter's Chinese Studies is an exciting programme which incorporates a number of established subject areas, including literature, history, art history, translation studies and cultural studies.

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

If you’re an experienced TESOL professional, this Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages programme from University of Leeds will build on your knowledge and skills to explore how people learn languages, and how English can be taught in different contexts. This Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages programme is offered by University of Leeds.

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
M.A. Classical Studies Part 1

The online M.A. in Classical Studies Part 1 at The Open University UK explores and compares ancient and modern technologies used for explaining important events that took place in the period of Ancient Rome and Greece. The Master’s degree offers students a wide understanding of the ancient world. Specialise in Greek or Latin language and learn more about classical archaeology.

M.Sc. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

A Masters in TESOL at the University of Stirling offers a thorough understanding of the principles and practice of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) at a level appropriate to graduates who already have a sound academic training. The course is taught by experienced TESOL Education staff within the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Faculty of Social Sciences
M.A. English Part 2

The online M.A. in English Part 2 at The Open University UK focuses on enhancing students’ research skills required for postgraduate study in literature. The Master’s programme covers knowledge in critical and cultural theory, composition and rhetoric, publishing, and linguistics. You will compare British literary works written in different historical eras.

M.A. English Part 1

In this masters-level module you will explore a rich and varied range of literary texts from ancient times to the present. Building on your previous study of literature, you will be equipped with key research methods in literary study and introduced to the use of extensive electronic resources available via the OU library. The English Part 1 programme is delivered by The Open University UK.

M.A. Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Greek (With a year abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Greek (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Applied Linguistics and TESOL

The course is ideal for practicing ELT/EFL/TESOL teachers who wish to continue their professional development and improve their career prospects. As well as thoroughly reviewing developments in the field, this flexible course allows students to develop their expertise in areas of personal interest.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A. Modern Languages (French and Persian) and Latin (With a year abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (French and Persian) and Latin (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Classical Studies and Social Anthropology

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Classical Studies and Social Anthropology programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.St. Greek And/or Latin Languages and Literature

This nine-month course is designed to allow you a period of study of Greek and/or Latin literature which is both more advanced and more independent than you will be used to from your undergraduate courses, and at the same time more tightly structured and supervised than work for a doctorate.

M.Phil. German Studies

From the cultural history of Imperial Germany to contemporary Turkish-German culture, migration studies and cosmopolitanism, from Culture and Dictatorship, German-Jewish studies and Holocaust film to the history of translation, our research explores the interface between politics, culture and identity in the modern German-speaking world across and beyond its national boundaries.

School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures
M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

This is a Masters course that can take you into employment anywhere in the world. If you are enthusiastic about teaching English as a foreign or second language, then our course offers you vocationally-relevant, research-led training of the highest quality, taught by academics known for their teaching excellence.

Department of Language and Linguistics
M.A. Translation Studies

This Masters in Translation Studies is for those who wish to develop and further their knowledge and understanding of the discipline of Translation Studies. 

Languages & Social Sciences
M.A. English and Culture

Do you want to define your own path in literary and cultural studies? Take the opportunity to further your understanding of Modernity or eighteenth-century studies, or pursue your own interests and passions, with our MA English and Culture.

M.A. Gender, Media & Culture

The MA in Gender, Media and Culture introduces you to recent debates on gender in the disciplines of sociology and media and communications studies, and to the interdisciplinary domains of feminist social and cultural theory.

Department of Media & Communications
M.A. English by Research

Complete this student driven master’s course to prepare for PhD level study or to gain English studies research skills and knowledge for professional development. Supported by expert scholars and researchers, this course enables you to research an aspect of English literature and become a specialist in your area.

M.Res. Creative Practice

The School of Creative Studies and Media at Bangor University has a strong reputation for its synthesis of critical/theoretical work and practice, and this degree lies at the heart of its activity. The Creative Practice programme is offered at Bangor University.

School of Creative Studies and Media
M.Sc. Japanese Studies

This is a twelve-month programme offered jointly by the Faculty of Oriental Studies and the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies that combines courses about Japan, an intensive language programme, a research methods course and a 12,000-word dissertation. Native speakers of Japanese or those with native speaker competence are also encouraged to apply.

MLang German and Spanish

Combining German with Spanish gives you the opportunity of studying two influential European cultures and their hugely important languages. This programme will help you acquire the knowledge needed to succeed in a variety of domains.

M.A. Spanish and Theological Studies (With a Year Abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Spanish and Theological Studies (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Divinity
M.Litt. Spanish

The Spanish MLitt comprises taught and research-based elements, allowing you to focus in depth on one aspect of Latin American studies. Topics available include: linguistics, culture, history and politics of Latin America, the Spanish novel and Latin American film.

School of Modern Languages
M.A. English Literary Studies

The taught MA provision offers choice, flexibility and the opportunity to specialise. You can learn from the rich variety of research expertise in the Department and you also have the chance to concentrate on a particular area of literary study.

Department of English Studies
M.A. Greek and Modern History

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Greek and Modern History programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Modern Languages (Italian and Spanish) and Ancient History (With a year abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (Italian and Spanish) and Ancient History (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Modern Languages (Arabic and Persian) and Latin

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (Arabic and Persian) and Latin programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Latin

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Latin programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

This is a Masters course that can take you into employment anywhere in the world. If you are enthusiastic about teaching English as a foreign or second language, then our course offers you vocationally-relevant, research-led training of the highest quality, taught by academics known for their teaching excellence.

International Academy
M.A. Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Classical Studies (With a year abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Classical Studies (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Comparative Literatures and Cultures

This MA is a broad-based programme focused on language and intercultural skills. It allows you to develop your language skills in one or two 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.

Faculty of Arts
M.A. Ancient History and Italian

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Ancient History and Italian programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Latin and Mathematics

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Latin and Mathematics programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Modern Languages (German and Italian) and Ancient History

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (German and Italian) and Ancient History programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Comparative Literature

This Comparative Literature Master's degree at Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics offers you an opportunity to engage critically with the study of comparative literature. 

Postgraduate courses
M.A. Art History and German

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Art History and German programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Art History
M.A. Biblical Studies and French

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Biblical Studies and French programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Divinity
M.A. Applied Linguistics MA

Are you interested in learning how the English language works? How it may be analysed and how you learn languages? The MA in Applied Linguistics is a programme that allows you to develop expertise in specific areas of linguistics, such as corpus linguistics, cognitive linguistics, discourse analysis and/or language pedagogy. 

Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
M.A. Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Latin (With a Year Abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Latin (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
Postgraduate Certificate Screenwriting

This Postgraduate Certificate in Screenwriting from Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics offers the opportunity to develop practical screenwriting skills and techniques, and to apply them to writing briefs, together with the ability to evaluate the effectiveness of communicating ideas in script form.

M.A. Biblical Studies and Greek

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Biblical Studies and Greek programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Modern Languages (Arabic and Spanish) and Classical Studies (With a year abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (Arabic and Spanish) and Classical Studies (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics