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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics

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Information for students during coronavirus disruption

These pages provide information and advice for students relating to disruption caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). The Faculty will be continually updating these pages as new information is made available. 

Read more at: Courses: History and Modern Languages
History and Modern Languages

Courses: History and Modern Languages

The History and Modern Languages course provides insight into the cultures of other countries, and understanding of the past and present in international contexts. This exciting new four-year Honours degree, offered jointly by the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics and the Faculty of History, encompasses intensive study in language, culture, film, as well as a wide variety of British, European and world history.

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The Faculty is home to a number of centres and research initiatives, and also supports a range of projects across the University and further afield.

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Applying for Undergraduate Study

Cambridge came top of the league table for Modern Languages and Linguistics in the University Guide for 2018 published by The Guardian newspaper.

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MMLL to participate in new Cambridge Foundation Year programme

17 January 2021

Cambridge Foundation Year offers a new route to undergraduate study for educationally and socially disadvantaged students. MMLL is excited to be amongst the Faculties that students can progress to after successfully completing the programme.

Dr Christophe Gagne published book entitled, 'English-French Translation: A Practical Manual'

15 January 2021

We are happy to share that Dr Christophe Gagne has just co-authored an excellent publication entitled, 'English-French Translation: A Practical Manual.'

Professor Wendy Ayres-Bennett and Professor Helena Sanson publish new book

13 January 2021

We are delighted to announce the publication of a new book, Women in the History of Linguistics, edited by Professor Wendy Ayres-Bennett and Professor Helena Sanson.

Radek Rochowiak wins first place in Olympiad in Russian as a foreign language.

13 January 2021

Slavonic Studies would like to congratulate second year student Radek Rochowiak who entered and won first place in the Second International Russian as a Foreign language Online Olympiad (organised by St Petersburg University in collaboration with the Russian Ministry of Education). A great achievement! The Olympiad was...

The ‘Single Out’ campaign

4 January 2021

Lent Term is the University's "Spotlight On" single use disposables. The Sustainability Team and others around the University will be working on many environmental issues over the coming months. If you'd like to read more and find out how you or your team can reduce single use disposables then please visit the Sustainably...


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