12 months
18450 GBP/year
4500 GBP/year
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This Modern Languages and Cultures programme from University of Liverpool provides a personalised and focused introduction to postgraduate research, allowing you to develop as an independent researcher with the support of our experts in Modern Languages and Cultures.

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The Modern Languages and Cultures programme from University of Liverpool provides a rigorous overview of the current state of scholarship in your selected field, guides you through a programme of directed and individualised reading to the selection of a feasible research project, and allows you to complete a substantial piece of research.

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Career prospects

Former postgraduates in French, German and Hispanic Studies have reached senior positions at the universities of: Aberdeen, Sussex, Leeds, Sheffield, Kings College London, Loughborough, Salford and Liverpool, as well as in a variety of careers.

Former postgraduates in Modern Languages and Cultures have also gone on to careers in a wide variety of areas including journalism, law, tourism, charity work, librarianship, translation and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Theory
  • Research Project Development By Directed Study 
  • Hlc Research Masters Dissertation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no strict application deadlines but applicants are encouraged to apply in good time, particularly if you require visas or have special requirements.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The normal requirement for entry on to a taught programme is a BA or BSc degree of 2:1 standard in a subject relevant to the proposed field of research.
  • The normal requirement for entry on to an MRes programme is a BA or BSc degree of 2:1 standard in a subject relevant to the proposed field of research.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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