351–400 th
World University Rankings 2020
Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HX, United Kingdom

Language and/with Politics (French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish) - Birkbeck, University of London

Combine studying a modern language and its associated culture with a study of politics. This programme allows you to reach a high level of competence in a modern language and to acquire advanced knowledge of a range of cultural topics whilst also developing an understanding of the nature of politics and government in contemporary societies. You will compare and contrast the institutions and practices of government in different societies and analyse different theories of politics and government. You will also have the opportunity to study a number of cross-cultural modules which will allow you to explore specific themes across a variety of language-speaking areas. The programme is also available for full-time evening study over four years, including a year of study abroad, and for part-time evening study over four years or six years. Highlights - Arts and humanities at Birkbeck are ranked fifth best in London, 18th in the UK and 87th globally in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject. - Our Department of Cultures and Languages brings together research and teaching in French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish, making it an outstanding multidisciplinary department. - In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Modern Languages and Linguistics achieved 100% for a research environment conducive to producing research of the highest quality, while 73% of our research was recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent. - Ours is a community of scholars with shared interests in interdisciplinary topics and cross-cultural research. Our affiliated research centres, Birkbeck Research in Aesthetics of Kinship and Community (BRAKC) and the Centre for Iberian and Latin American Visual Studies (CILAVS), provide an important platform for this exchange. - Our Department of Politics is over 40 years old and has a reputation for the excellence of its teaching and its internationally significant research. Our central London location puts us at the heart of the UK's political life and at the centre of academic London. - The School of Arts is an official partner of the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London. Opportunities for students have included a year’s free membership of the ICA, private views, discounts on all talks and events, free members' screenings and £3 cinema tickets on Tuesdays, up to 25% off ICA Artists' Editions and a monthly e-newsletter.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Part-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-10-01
  • Location
    Main Site,LondonUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £6,935
  • England Year 1 £6,935
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £6,935
  • Scotland Year 1 £6,935
  • Wales Year 1 £6,935
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £6,935
  • International Year 1 £10,275