Modern Languages


Modern Languages degrees

Join a global student community at The University of Buckingham and further your passion for other cultures and languages. Studying a modern language degree will put you at the centre of the globalised world and allow you to explore diverse cultures, communities and societies.

The programme will set you up for a career in a range of sectors from business, to non-government organisations (NGOs) and international institutions.

You will study both French and Spanish – and then choose from a wide range of modules from other subjects, enabling you to truly follow your interests and passions.

We also offer the option to take part in our student exchange programme in either France or Spain, where you’ll be able to develop your language skills and apply them on a daily basis.

Why choose Buckingham

Study Modern Languages at Buckingham, the home of the two-year degree, ranked in the top 10 for Graduate Prospects (The Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2022). Students are at the heart of everything we do: our award-winning small class tutorials ensure every student is known by name and supported throughout their studies. You will love our personalised teaching model, dedicated student support team, and beautiful, safe campus.

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Student feedback

“I’ve found it easy to make friends at Buckingham since it provides many opportunities to meet new people in events that the student union provides. Also, the location is very close to the centre. My course is very interactive and the fact that it’s a two-year course, it attracted me.”

Ellora, Modern Languages with Politics

Your future career

A Modern Language degree will develop your communication skills – oral, written, editing and research – desirable by employers worldwide. The ability to speak more than one language, with the knowledge of different cultures, is valued in many different industries and sectors. Our Modern Languages students have been recruited in to law firms, international associations and human rights organisations, NGOs (non-government organisations), at the O.E.C.D. in Paris, and at a range of think-tanks, including CIVISMO in Madrid.

We support your employability through a Professional Development Portfolio, in which you write reflectively about the professional skills you acquire and use during your time at university. These skills will help you in your studies as well as being crucial for your future career.

Industry links

As part of our student exchange programme, we partner with two universities, one in France (Institut Catholique D’Enseignement Supérieur) and the other in Spain (Universidad Camilo José Cela), where you can undertake a 1 month internship. There is also the option to attend a Summer Academy programme at the Institut Catholique D’Enseignement Supérieur.

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