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The MRes in Modern Languages is offered to students who would like specific training for postgraduate research in modern languages aiming ultimately at a PhD, or who wish to take a challenging end-stopped Master’s. The core course offers a distinctive element of translation theory in addition to research skills and training.

MRes in Modern Languages
Students at the Institute of Modern Languages benefit from a diverse range of events and the networks associated with its specialist centres.

The MRes in Modern Languages is a flexible programme offered by the Institute of Modern Languages that allows in-depth study under the supervision of experts in the field and provides excellent preparation for a student wishing to continue to doctoral study.

The dissertation gives the student scope to explore an area of interest in depth and to develop advanced critical and analytical research skills. Students receive face-to-face supervision and specialist research training in small groups within a well-established research training programme.

The course is underpinned by exceptional resources in the Senate House Library, a diverse range of seminars and conferences, digital resources, online research training and networks associated with the specialist centres within the Institute.

Visit the School of Advanced Study website to find out more about the course structure, teaching and assessments, available funding opportunities and more information on applying.