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School of Modern Languages

Cardiff University boasts one of the largest and most dynamic modern languages schools in the UK.

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We offer an impressive range of degree courses for those with an active interest in language and culture.

Postgraduate taught

We offer a specialist Masters programme which offers training in the theory and practice of translation.


Our research community of academics and scholars are committed to producing world-class research.

International students

Find out how we support for our international students.

Year abroad

Immerse yourself in another language and culture with a year abroad.

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"I strongly recommend Cardiff, not only because of the School’s reputation, but also the countless chances it provides to participate in cultural exchanges."

Guojiao Lis, MA Translation Studies

New language report celebrates success of pioneering school projects

27 January 2020

Two successful initiatives pioneered at the School of Modern Languages have been cited as examples of best practice in a new report on language learning.

Explore what it means to communicate in multiple languages in a variety of contexts, and discover your inner translator.