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From short courses to formal qualifications at degree and Masters level, we offer a wide range of flexible study options to suit all levels and needs.


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Certificate of Higher Education in English Language (T44)

This certificate explores human communication by focusing on the English language, its history, diversity and flexibility. You’ll learn what distinguishes machine language from human language, and how people adapt and change their ways of communicating in multilingual and multicultural contexts. You’ll investigate how language works with other modes of communication and learn basic language description and analysis. You’ll also explore English as a creative medium to express humour, thoughts and emotions. It’s not, however, designed to teach English to speakers of other languages.

Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management and Languages (T45)

This certificate allows you to combine business management with French, German or Spanish. You’ll divide your study equally between both subjects. It offers a broad grounding in key concepts associated with business management and a sound knowledge of the basic concepts associated with the study of your chosen language. You’ll explore how businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions. You’ll see what’s involved in functions such as marketing, accounting and finance. Combining this with the study of a modern language opens doors to other cultures and communities, and can provide a key to the global workplace. The name of your certificate will reflect your chosen language (e.g. Certificate of Higher Education in Business Management and German).

Certificate of Higher Education in Law and Languages (T46)

Combining law with French, German or Spanish is both stimulating and a smart career move. You’ll divide your study equally between both subjects. It offers a broad grounding in key concepts associated with law and in the use of your chosen language. With this certificate, you’ll raise your legal awareness and acquire skills of legal analysis and methods. The study of a modern language opens doors to other cultures and communities, and can provide a key to the global workplace. The name of your certificate will reflect your chosen language (e.g. Certificate of Higher Education in Law and German).


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Diploma of Higher Education in English Language (W85)

This diploma explores human communication by focusing on the English language, its history, diversity and flexibility. You’ll learn what distinguishes machine language from human language and how people adapt and change their ways of communicating in multilingual and multicultural contexts. You’ll investigate how language works from the smallest units of sounds. You’ll also explore English as a creative medium to express humour, thoughts and emotions. It’s not, however, designed to teach English to speakers of other languages.

Diploma of Higher Education in Business Management and Languages (W86)

This diploma allows you to combine business management with French, German or Spanish. You’ll divide your study equally between both subjects. It offers a solid grounding in key concepts associated with business management and in the use of your chosen language. You’ll explore how businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions. You’ll see what’s involved in functions such as marketing, accounting and finance. Combining this with the study of a modern language opens doors to other cultures and communities, and can provide a key to the global workplace. The name of your diploma will reflect your chosen language (e.g. Diploma of Higher Education in Business Management and German).


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BA (Honours) Language Studies (Q30)

This flexible degree allows you to study two modern languages – from French, German and Spanish – or to combine one of them with English. Learning a language and about how languages work (including English) opens doors to other cultures and communities, and gives you experience of the world that goes deeper than the average tourist trip. It can also provide a key to the global workplace. By the end of your studies, you’ll understand how language is structured and used in different contexts and be an effective and culturally aware communicator – attributes that are increasingly valuable in today’s global environment.

BA (Honours) English Language (R54)

This degree explores human communication by focusing on the English language, its history, diversity and flexibility. You’ll learn what distinguishes machine language from human language and how people adapt and change their ways of communicating in multilingual and multicultural contexts. You’ll investigate how language works from written texts and conversations down to words and the smallest units of sounds, through words, conversations and written texts. You’ll also explore English as a creative medium to express humour, thoughts and emotions. It’s not, however, designed to teach English to speakers of other languages.

BA (Honours) Business Management and Languages (R55)

This degree allows you to combine business management with French, German or Spanish. You’ll divide your study equally between both subjects. You’ll explore how businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions. You’ll see what’s involved in functions such as marketing, accounting and finance. Combining this with the study of a modern language opens doors to other cultures and communities, and can provide a key to the global workplace. The name of your degree will reflect your chosen language (e.g. BA (Honours) Business Management and German).

BA (Honours) Law and Languages (R56)

Combining law with French, German or Spanish is both stimulating and a smart career move. You’ll divide your study equally between both subjects. With this degree you’ll raise your legal awareness and acquire skills of legal analysis and methods. The study of a modern language opens doors to other cultures and communities, and can provide a key to the global workplace. The name of your degree will reflect your chosen language (e.g. BA (Honours) Law and German).


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Postgraduate Diploma in Translation (E92)

This qualification is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a translator, equipping you to work in the fast-growing translation-services industry. You will experiment with different genres through practical, inspiring translation activities, and hone your practice through peer review. You will gain hands-on experience of using tools necessary to operate in this rapidly evolving area (e.g. audio-visual translation or cloud-based translation tools). Your work will be underpinned by an understanding of translations theories and debates.

 

MA in Translation (F79)

This qualification is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills as a translator, equipping you to work in the fast-growing translation-services industry. You'll experiment with different genres through practical, inspiring translation activities, and hone your practice through peer review. You'll gain hands-on experience of using tools necessary to operate in this rapidly evolving area (e.g. audiovisual translation or cloud-based translation tools). You'll underpin your work with an understanding of translations theories and debates. You can study French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic or Chinese – in combination with English.

 

Postgraduate Certificate in Translation (K30)

This postgraduate certificate enables you to start developing your skills as a translator. You’ll engage in authentic translation tasks to develop useful employability skills, explore different approaches to translation and develop an understanding of the links between theory and practice. With a focus on recent research, you’ll develop an awareness of the wider cultural, ethical and professional contexts of translation.