School of European Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS)


Undergraduate Programmes

Students can choose from a vast range of degrees and specialisms with us, many of which are not available at other institutions.

SELCS has 6 departments and 11 languages to choose from, as well as options to study combination degrees with SSEES (School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies), SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) and other departments at UCL.

Your options for study are explained below, with links to further information on our Departments and Programmes.

Single Honours

BA French, BA Spanish and Latin American Studies, BA German, BA Italian, BA Dutch, BA Scandinavian Studies, BA Viking and Old Norse, BA Icelandic.

Modern Languages

This is a Degree Programme that enables you to combine the study of two languages and their cultures. You can choose from two languages within SELCS, or one in SELCS and one from one of our partner institutions.

Modern Languages Plus

This is a degree programme that offers you the possibility to combine study of your chosen language with a range of other subjects across UCL.

BA Language and Culture

This is a degree programme that draws on the departmental expertise across SELCS, and allows you to combine the study of up to three languages with your own choice of cultural options in related courses.

BA Comparative Literature

The BA Comparative Literature affirms UCL’s role as a global leader in the diverse and thriving field of literary and cultural studies, building on the strength of well-established departmental programmes, and on a unique range of language-specific degrees.