School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures

Our School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (LLC) offers one of the widest range of languages of any UK university, from Chinese to Scottish Gaelic. We teach all six official languages of the United Nations, and eight of the languages of the European Union.

Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (127)
Social Sciences (28)
Business & Management (4)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)

About

History

Influencing the world since 1583, the University of Edinburgh is the ideal place to further your understanding of, and contribution to, global cultures.

Education

Our School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (LLC) offers one of the widest range of languages of any UK university, from Chinese to Scottish Gaelic. We teach all six official languages of the United Nations, and eight of the languages of the European Union.

Research

The teachers you’ll meet at LLC are also highly research-active, passing on the same passion and world-class expertise that gained us excellent results in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2021

GSSA 2021

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2021. Universities with a score above 4.0 (out of 5) in any of the 8 award categories, receive Badges of Excellence. Congratulations!

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Services

Student services

The Personal Tutor system will provide you with a named member of academic staff, your Personal Tutor, who will support you throughout your time at the University, giving you academic support and a route to pastoral support.

Each School has a Student Support Team (SST) working with Personal Tutors to support you.  They are here to help you with a variety of queries relating to administrative and pastoral support, and advice on University-wide support services (e.g. student couns

Student Life

Campus life

Based in the first UNESCO City of Literature, we are home to the oldest department of English Literature in the UK - one of the longest established in the world - and the oldest Celtic department in Scotland. Arabic has been taught here for over 260 years.

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

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