Postgraduate students

Postgraduate Study

We offer exciting postgraduate opportunities at both MA and PhD level.

Apply for Postgraduate Study

MA in Translation

The Lancaster University MA in Translation is a qualification that will facilitate your entry into the translating profession. It is also suitable for practising translators who do not have, but wish to gain, formal qualifications.  Find out more about our MA in Translation.

MA in Languages and Cultures

A one-year programme which offers you the opportunity to spend an extended period on research in your area of interest.  Find out more about our MA in Languages and Cultures.

European Languages and Cultures MPhil/PhD

We are interested in proposals from students working in any of the departmental areas of expertise. Your topic may be based entirely within one of the four languages taught in the Department (French, German, Hispanic, Catalan), or it may be comparative or transcultural in scope.

We also consider interdisciplinary topics involving collaboration with History, English, Linguistics, Contemporary Arts and Performance.  Read more

MSc in International Innovation

We contribute two Chinese Language and Culture for Business modules for the MSc International Innovation administered by Lancaster Environment Centre.  Please note this programme is no longer open for applications.

Research Expertise

A selection of research output by the department

We are pioneers in multidisciplinary language studies.

Search for a Supervisor

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Our staff are seeking PhD candidates in a wide-range of areas.

Fees and Funding

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There are many ways to fund your doctoral study here at Lancaster.