The School of Modern Languages and Cultures consists of Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hispanic Studies, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and the Centre for Foreign Language Study. The School also hosts the BA in Visual Arts and Film. Our community of academics, teachers and support staff aim to foster a world-class student experience in all our disciplines.
Sections within our School feature regularly in the top five in national league tables such as the Good University Guide and the Complete University Guide. In the Complete University Guide 2023, our School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University is ranked 3rd in Chinese and Japanese Studies (Asian Studies), 4th in Italian and Arabic (Middle Eastern & African Studies), 5th in French and Russian, 6th in Spanish and 9th in German.
Secondary-school pupils from County Durham recently became certified ‘language detectives’ after completing a series of after-school sessions delivered by School of Modern Languages & Cultures undergraduates, who acted as language ambassadors.
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