The MA Chinese Studies provides an exceptional opportunity to take advantage of the wide range of disciplinary approaches to the study of Chinese societies available at e main emphasis is on...Read more
Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish) (MRes)
Our MRes Comparative and Literary Cultural Studies will give you a thorough grounding in comparative literature and cultural studies in the context of modern languages. This multidisciplinary, flexible...Read more
OverviewThis two year programme combines language learning with specialist modules in international relations of the Middle East and guided research on a topic of your choiceYou will receive intensive...Read more
The Japanese Studies MLitt comprises taught and research-based elements and is well suited as preparation for PhD research. We place a high emphasis on excellent supervision, researcher training and development. ...Read more
Why choose this course
Designed in collaboration with Dr Kevin Lin OBE, this unique course will train you to be ready for your first conference interpreter job upon graduation. Our MA has a strong practical...Read more
Translation with Business Interpreting (Chinese) MA
Equip yourself to work as a proficient Chinese-English translator and business interpreter on this masters course.
Our MA Translation with Business Interpreting (Chinese) is a highly competitive masters,...Read more
This one-year programme is intended for graduates of Chinese Studies programmes and native Chinese speakers who wish to gain further understanding and develop expertise in a range of subjects concerned...Read more
This MA embeds a graduate introduction to social science philosophies and methods in the study of North Korea, one of the least well understood countries on the planet.
It is founded on the development...Read more
Modern Foreign Languages: French and Mandarin PGCE - Postgraduate
This course specification provides a summary of the main features of the course, identifies the aims and learning outcomes of the course, the teaching, learning and assessment methods used by teaching...Read more
Our one-year Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) prepares you to teach across the Mandarin secondary school curriculum.
You’ll learn how to teach your main language, Mandarin, to A/AS...Read more
This MA allows you to study Thai from beginners level. By the end of the course, youll be able to communicate effectively in Thai, both orally and in writing, on topics familiar to you. ...Read more
Are you curious about Japan? Would you like to know more about its place in the world and its cultural identity? Whether you are already familiar with some aspects of Japanese culture or not, the MA in...Read more
MA in English-Chinese Interpreting with Translation
Interpreting is a highly-skilled profession, requiring academic training as well as extensive practice in relevant settings.
Our MA in English-Chinese Interpreting with Translation is ideal for those...Read more
The course offers a global approach to the field of teaching languages. With our diverse and multilingual cohort, we adopt a strong intercultural approach that provides you with a challenging and valuable...Read more
The MA in South Asian Studies provides exceptional opportunities for advanced study of one of the world’s most diverse and important regions.
Students can choose to concentrate on pre-modern...Read more
An MPhil is an advanced postgraduate research degree that requires original research and the submission of a substantial dissertation of 60,000 to 100,000 words. At Birkbeck, you are initially registered...Read more
Our research is focused on a number of specialist research centres and more informal research circles. Our research culture is collaborative and democratic, drawing...Read more
The Chinese Studies MLitt contains taught and research elements. It is well suited as preparation for PhD research. We place a high emphasis on excellent supervision, researcher training and development. ...Read more
Equip yourself to work as a professional interpreter and/or translator on this highly respected masters, which can include a training opportunity.
Our MA Interpreting and Translating is designed to give...Read more
OverviewWe are a multidisciplinary department with expertise across the whole field of Jewish studies, ranging from history (ancient to modern) and political science to language (all phases of Hebrew,...Read more