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School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS)

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Languages

The School of European Languages, Culture & Society (SELCS) teaches Dutch, French, German, Italian, Scandinavian Studies and Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies. For the full range of programmes and more information on each language, please use the links below.

Please note that for 2019 entry we no longer have a BA Modern Languages (R000) or the BA Modern Language Plus (RY00). Instead you will apply for the exact combination you are interested in studying. You can find UCAS Codes and entry requirements for all combinations here.

Dutch

Dutch

UCL houses the largest centre for Dutch Studies in the English-speaking world. Find out more about our programmes of study and research.

French

French

We are at the cutting edge of current debate in French literature, culture, politics and film, and are consistently ranked among the best in the world.

German

German

We are an interdisciplinary centre of excellence, offering the study of language and linguistics, literature, history, politics, theory and film.

Italian

Italian

UCL Italian leads on all periods of Italian literature, from Dante to the present day, and we are one of the biggest centres for Italian studies in the UK.

Scandinavian Studies

Scandinavian Studies

We teach the language, literature, history, linguistics and visual culture of Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American

Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American

Established in 1828 by Antonio Alcal√° Galiano, the department was one of the first in the UK and remains today a centre of academic excellence.

Comparative Literature

Comparative Literature

With its exceptional range of modern and ancient languages and cultures, UCL provides a comprehensive environment for comparative literary study.

BA Language and Culture

BA Language and Culture

This distinctive and highly flexible programme provides enormous scope for you to customise your degree according to your interest in languages, linguistics, film, literature and history.


Centres

SELCS staff also provide the teaching within the following centres: