Known for our combination of pure, practice-led and applied approaches, and for using our knowledge for the betterment of society, we offer PhD, MPhil, DProf and MRes study. We can provide you with guidance on how to write your research proposal and our entry requirements for a Research Degree.

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Why Westminster?

Student-centred approach

We aim to foster confidence in language and communication, promote the ability to analyse and evaluate critically diverse information, and encourage an interdisciplinary approach to cross-cultural practices.



We aim to train competent linguists in modern languages who are ready to enter the workplace. We place particular emphasis on employability and the contemporary cultural context, offering high quality teaching in all language skills.


Our graduates have found employment as translators, interpreters and teachers, and in various sectors such as law, marketing, journalism, the civil service, administration, international business and financial services.

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