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Modern Languages and Cultures: new postgraduate students

New postgraduates

New postgraduates

Welcome from the Director of PGT, Associate Professor Sam North

You are about to embark on a period of intense study at one of the country’s leading research institutions and we want you to be able to get the most from the experience from the outset. One year (or two years part-time) goes past quickly, and the more you know about what’s available to you, and how to access and use the services provided, the quicker you will be able to concentrate on the important part: the pleasure to be taken in your module choices within your individual Departments. To this end we have arranged a faculty-wide online induction course, which contains information relevant to all the Departmeents in the Faculty of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. This course will contain important information whatever your subject, and it allows the different Departments to concentrate on the details of your individual MAs in their own induction meetings during Welcome Week. We look forward to seeing you there, at the start of what we recognise is a year of specific importance for you all – the cohort of 2023-2024.

We hope you are looking forward to commencing your studies on a taught Masters with us in September. To help you settle into the university and prepare you for your studies we have arranged welcome and academic induction activities for you.

Welcome induction events for Modern Languages and Cultures

Event Day Start End Location
LCVS research showcase Thu 10:00 12:30 QUB/LT1
LCVS PGT and PGR Mixer Wed 16:00 17:00 QUB/MR2-3
MA Global Literatures and Cultures Welcome Tue 10:30 12:30 QUB/D
MA Translation Studies Welcome Wed 13:00 15:00 QUB/LS
MA Intercultural Communication Welcome Wed 13:00 15:00 QUB/LT1

Full details of further induction activities for this programme will be updated shortly. Please ensure you check back here frequently for updates.

General information

Information about things you'll need to do before arriving at Exeter can be found on our New Students website.

If you have any further questions, worries or concerns, please contact the Queen's Hub using the details below:

Info at Queens
Phone: +44 (0)1392 723570
Queen’s Building, Streatham Campus


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