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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics



The Faculty is a world-leading centre for scholarship across a wide range of language-related research areas. We offer expertise in every period from the medieval to the contemporary, and include the study of literature, history, the visual arts and film, thought, and culture, as well as in the phenomenon of human language itself. The Faculty is also home to excellent Research Facilities

In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF), the Faculty, assessed jointly with the  Department of Anglo-saxon Norse and Celtic (ASNC), was rated in the highest terms. For information about research in ASNC see


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