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Modern languages

Impatient to discover new cultures?

Modern languages
You want to travel the world. 

You thrive off the buzz of learning something new.  You enjoy discovering cultures. At Essex, not only can you reach mastery-level without any prior knowledge of a language, but you can also study several languages simultaneously. Develop your language abilities, cultural awareness and translation, interpreting and subtitling skills. Plus, you can study abroad and put your language skills into practice. Impatient to kickstart a global career? The world is your oyster at Essex.

Why study here?
  • Study a language from scratch via our intensive route, we'll pay for you to attend a four-week summer school in the country where that language is spoken.
  • Gain greater communication skills across languages and cultures with our Language Expert modules before you study abroad.
  • Gain skills in translation and interpreting using the latest technology in our multimedia labs.
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