Achieve fluency in two languages. You’ll develop your knowledge and understanding of political and cultural issues. This degree will immerse you in both the culture and society of your chosen languages. Throughout the course, you will mostly be taught in your chosen language. The course has a contemporary focus. You will study recent novels and films from your chosen countries. You’ll explore the evolution of politics and the current political environment within these cultures. You will develop your skills to enable you to conduct research and analysis. Your communication and debating skills will improve to an advanced level. In the first two years, you will study the politics, culture and society of your chosen countries. Teaching will develop your knowledge of the current political and cultural issues facing European nations and beyond. During the third year, you will spend a year abroad. The year abroad assessment contributes towards your final degree classification. In the final year, you will be able to take optional units in the culture or politics of your chosen countries. These units are research-led and have a contemporary focus.