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Postgraduate study

As a postgraduate student in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, you'll be part of a buoyant community of researchers. In the most recent REF (Research Excellence Framework), in 2014, our research outputs were ranked 5th in the UK, with 79.7% of our work ranked at 4* or 3*. In the global context, Modern Languages at Warwick are collectively ranked 24th in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014).

Modern Languages students have exclusive access to the Transnational Resources Centre, which houses a large DVD library, live and recorded satellite tv broadcasts, a cinema room and study room. Also, The Language Centre provides extra language provision and teaches 11 main languages to students across the University.

You'll also benefit from Warwick's strength in research in related areas such as English and Comparative Literary Studies, the Centre for Research in Philosophy, Literature and the Arts, the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, Caribbean Studies and Global History and Culture. With membership of CADRE, the Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence (for research postgraduates), the Warwick Graduate School, postgraduate skills programmes run by Student Careers and Skills and facilities in the Institute of Advanced Study and Humanities Research Centre, you'll develop your academic, personal and professional skills.

For an insight into postgraduate study in the School from recent postgraduate students cick here.

Find your course

Taught Master’s degrees

Research Master's


MA for Research in French and Francophone Studies

MA for Research in German Studies

MA for Research in Hispanic Studies

MA for Research in Italian Studies

MA in European Gothic and Romantic Studies

MA in Translation and Cultures

MA by Research in French Studies

MA by Research in German Studies

MA by Research in Hispanic Studies

MA by Research in Italian

MPhil in French Studies

MPhil/PhD in Hispanic Studies

MPhil/PhD in Italian

PhD in French Studies

PhD in German Studies

PhD in Translation and Transcultural Studies

Postgraduate admissions enquiries

For more information about postgraduate degrees please contact the Director of Graduate Studies in your primary subject. For inquiries about the MA in Translation and Cultures or other general inquiries please contact the School's Director of Graduate Studies, Dr Oliver Davis at O dot Davis at warwick dot ac dot uk.

French Studies

Dr Oliver Davis
O dot Davis at warwick dot ac dot uk

German Studies

Dr Christine Achinger
pggerman at warwick dot ac dot uk

Hispanic Studies

Dr Kirsty Hooper
K dot Hooper at warwick dot ac dot uk

Italian Studies

Professor David Lines
D dot A dot Lines at warwick dot ac dot uk