Top 15 in the UK for Research Power.Top 10 in the Russell Group for research impact.School of Modern Languages and LinguisticsSchool of Modern Languages and Linguistics. 

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The School of Languages and Cultures Research Excellence Framework 2014 results show that our research is Top 15 in the UK for research power, and Top 10 in the Russell Group for impact. Core to producing our world-leading and internationally-excellent research is how we engage with a wide number of user groups, from disadvantaged local communities through to international audiences interested in the culture and politics of the countries we research.

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We're a major Russell Group centre for modern language study. We've a leading global reputation as a world top 70 university. We're at the forefront of teaching and research in modern languages. This is why we're ranked in the world top 100 for modern languages. We're a place where students feel welcomed, valued and challenged academically. We believe in studying culture alongside language and building intercultural understanding. This equips our graduates with the skills they need to make an impact globally.

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French at Sheffield offers you a deep and diverse understanding of the Francophone world.


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Study the cultures and languages shared by millions of people through the heart of Europe.


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We offer a worldwide view of the Spanish, Portuguese, and Catalan languages and their cultures.


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From Russian to Czech to Polish, we're one of the UK's leading departments in Slavonic studies.


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BA in Modern Languages

Interested in several languages? Take this far-reaching course and you can study three of the 11 languages we teach to degree level.

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Modern Languages Teaching Centre

You don't have to be a languages student to learn a language at university. Through our courses, everyone at the University of Sheffield can have a chance.

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