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Language studies aim at preparing students to build a deep understanding of a culture based on its individual language and literature, using the spoken and written forms of expression. Gaining in-depth knowledge of a foreign language helps students understand and value cultural diversity, helps build connections between societies, and makes the world a smaller, more open place to live in.

Courses explore a wide range of fields including: literature, film, critical theory, philosophy, linguistics, politics and ethics, etc. Students who want to learn a foreign language may find short-courses, summer courses as well as advanced undergraduate and postgraduate language programmes. They may choose to study a popular international language such as English, French, German or Spanish, to use in international professional contexts. Alternatively, they may learn a less-known foreign language, or an old language gaining a good entry into a specialised field of work such as translations, interpreting, business or archaeology. Examples include Chinese, Arabic, Latin, Sanskrit or ancient Greek. Students of languages are able to speak, write, listen and read in one or more foreign languages at an advanced level. Speaking and learning a foreign language enhances creativity, memory and problem-solving skills.

Languages graduates can find jobs in many areas working as: translators, teachers, linguists, international relations consultant, historians, research and more.

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Suggested Short Courses in Languages

Certificate Intensive English Program

At the University of Miami (UM) Intensive English Program (IEP), courses follow an academic and skills-based curriculum. We integrate the essential skills of listening and speaking, reading and writing into one complete program of study. Classes vary by level and include targeted skills such as conversation, or integrated skills like English for business or current events.

United States
Certificate Intensive Legal English Plus International Law LL.M.

The Intensive Legal English + International Law LL.M. program from University of Miami has a very low student-faculty ratio and faculty carefully review each student’s work and assignments. Students are provided opportunities to meet with their professors and revise their work.

United States
Certificate Intensive English Summer Scholars Program

Designed for international secondary school students, the Intensive English Summer Scholars Program will prepare students who are considering applying to an American university for higher education. Students experience studying and living on the University of Miami campus, improve their academic & English skills, and interact with American & international students from around the world.

United States
Short Course Pre-Masters Programme

The Pre-Masters Programme offered by NCUK is the best preparation for success on your chosen postgraduate degree and in your future career – it ensures you Get In and Get On.

United Kingdom