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Durham University

School of Modern Languages & Cultures

Postgraduate Study

Welcome to the postgraduate pages of The School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Durham University. Our department is one of the highest ranked in the UK and also among the largest, with over 80 full-time members of staff working in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hispanic, Italian, Japanese, and Russian studies as well as translation, digital humanities, and film and visual culture, among other fields.

Postgraduates join a lively, welcoming and supportive student community. We have nearly 100 postgraduates working on a vast range of topics and participating in a variety of school and university activities.

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Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership Studentship Competition

The Northern Bridge studentship competition for 2019-20 has now been launched. For general information see or for language area contacts see the postgraduate funding page