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Languages: French, Irish, Spanish and Portuguese

French, Irish, Spanish and Portuguese

Immerse yourself in another culture and acquire invaluable international experience. Many of our courses offer students the chance to study overseas as part of their degree.

French is one of the major languages of global trade and of international relations. French at Queen’s reflects the dynamism and cultural diversity of the French-speaking world, focusing on the language, culture and society of metropolitan France, and opening up perspectives on a range of global cultures

A range of modules will provide you with a broad understanding of diverse aspects of Irish culture and society and include filmmaking, the short story, the novel, and modern poetry. The growth of Gaelic identity is also explored and insight into the country’s wider heritage is developed through the study of mythology, folklore and Scottish Gaelic.

Spanish and Portuguese at Queen's enables students to gain an in-depth knowledge of two major world languages, and the modules on offer reflect the diversity of cultures in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries across the globe.

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French is one of the major languages of global trade and of international relations. French at Queen’s reflects the dynamism and cultural diversity of the French-speaking world, focusing on the language, culture and society of metropolitan France, and opening up perspectives on a range of global cultures

A range of modules will provide you with a broad understanding of diverse aspects of Irish culture and society and include filmmaking, the short story, the novel, and modern poetry. The growth of Gaelic identity is also explored and insight into the country’s wider heritage is developed through the study of mythology, folklore and Scottish Gaelic.

Spanish and Portuguese at Queen's enables students to gain an in-depth knowledge of two major world languages, and the modules on offer reflect the diversity of cultures in Spanish and Portuguese-speaking countries across the globe.

Top 12
in the UK for Modern Languages
(Guardian University Guide 2021)
8th
in the UK for French
(Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019)
BA Irish and French
BA Irish and French

“I have thoroughly enjoyed my experience here at Queen’s. I have found my course to be both stimulating and enjoyable and the facilities really are second to none. The standard of teaching is first class and the support available to students is excellent. I would definitely recommend Queen’s to anyone.”

Maolíosa McGarry (Maolíosa McGarry, Stage 3 French student)

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