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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Applying for Undergraduate Study

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"Know languages, know countries, know people"  Aleksander Solzhenitsyn

Top of the league table for Modern Languages and Linguistics in the University Guide 2017 published by The Guardian newspaper.

For the MMLL Faculty's statement on Entrance Requirements click here.

Why study at Cambridge?

Cambridge came top of the league table for Modern Languages and Linguistics in the University Guide for 2017 published by The Guardian newspaper, beating Oxford for the sixth year running.

We aim to provide all our students with degree courses of the highest quality in languages and language-related studies.


What's it like at Cambridge?


The Faculty offers three degrees: Modern & Medieval Languages (MML), History and Modern Languages, and Linguistics.


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Entrance requirements


The Year Abroad


Course costs




Student testimonials

With a degree in Modern Languages or Linguistics from Cambridge, you can offer any employer an impressive range of highly developed skills and qualities: a specialist knowledge of languages and cultures, skills of analysis, advanced communication skills, and computing and research skills, amongst other things. Cambridge graduates are highly sought after by employers in every sector, and linguists have a particularly good record of employability.

If you have any questions about the admissions process, please contact the Cambridge Admissions Office. If you have specific enquiries relating to the course, please contact the MMLL Faculty Office by email at or by telephone on +44 (0)1223 335000.