The Department of Languages and Cultures are pioneers in multidisciplinary language studies. Our current postgraduate courses are listed below.
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 five languages taught as Majors within the department (Chinese, French, German, Spanish), 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
We warmly welcome enquiries from appropriately qualified applicants who are keen to register for doctoral research in Translation. We normally require applicants to have an MA or equivalent qualification in a related field. Read More.