One of the best UK universities for modern languages
Whether you're an experienced linguist or an absolute beginner, our exciting language degrees will open your eyes to new and exciting dimensions of other cultures.
As well as enabling you to master your chosen language(s), we'll help you to understand the history, politics and literature that have helped shape those languages and the places in which they are spoken throughout the world.
With four excellent academic departments - French, German, Italian and Hispanic Studies - and an outstanding Language Centre, you can choose from over 50 possible degree combinations and tailor your studies to suit you. Our joint honours courses enable you to study languages with various other academic subjects.
Top 10 in the UK for Modern Languages
- The Guardian 2023
7th best university in the UK
- Daily Mail’s University Guide 2023
Specialise in a single language and its associated cultures, exploring politics, society, history, film and visual culture, and literature from the places where that language is spoken
Our BA in Modern Languages will allow you to develop degree level proficiency and fluency in two or three languages and cultures.
Route one: You study two languages, specialising in the culture of at least one of those languages.
Route two: You focus on two languages and their related cultures, while taking a third language in addition.
A joint honours degree allows you to explore your chosen language at the same time as exploring another subject from another department. The degrees have a 50/50 split between two chosen subjects.
Global Sustainable Development
History of Art
Politics and International Studies
Pick another subject as your major (75%) and study a language as your minor subject (25%)
History of Art
Modern languages modules
Whether you study just one language, or two or three, we offer modules that take an intercultural approach to themes ranging from philosophy to politics, translation to literature.
Spending a year abroad studying or working enables you to immerse yourself in the languages and cultures of your chosen degree. If that's not for you we can help you to apply for intensive summer language courses and offer ongoing online tandem exchanges with native speaker partners overseas.
Careers with a language degree
With dedicated careers advisers, workshops and events, we'll support your personal and professional development and help you hone the qualities that you’ll take into your post-University endeavours.
Student life at Warwick
In our school you'll be part of a vibrant community with a diverse social calendar and support from engaged teaching staff. Community is not just who we are, but is a set of core values.