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MOOC: Cultural Studies and Modern Languages: An Introduction


We are delighted to offer you and your students an award-winning  FREE online course "Cultural Studies and Modern Languages: An Introduction", which will start on Monday 22nd February 2016.

This MOOC, delivered by 13 of the Bristol University's School of Modern Languages staff, ran for the first time in February 2015 and attracted almost 15,000 learners world wide. It is a free, online introduction to the study of Modern Languages and Cultures, aimed at a sixth-form audience and beyond, and requiring no language other than English to follow it. Students are introduced to a range of foreign cultures via key slogans, texts, monuments, and images over a four week period. 

The course is ideal for anyone thinking of taking courses in Modern Languages, European  / World history or cultural studies at university. Please do advertise widely amongst colleagues / your school or college community, perhaps by including it in your school newsletter so that parents are also aware of this opportunity. You can register by following this link:

For more information please visit our website:

The course goes live on Monday 22nd February - hurry up to book your free place!