Languages, communication, translation and interpreting

We're fascinated with the way words and languages work, how they travel across national boundaries and between cultures, and the relationship they have with our thoughts. 

We are ranked:

  • 4th in the UK for German, 5th for Iberian languages and 7th for English in the Complete University Guide 2023
  • 4th in the UK for languages and linguistics in the Guardian University Guide 2023
  • 6th in the UK for Iberian studies and 9th for French studies in the National Student Survey 2022
  • 8th in the UK for Iberian languages and 7th in the UK for French in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.