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The Language Centre

…holistic study of language as a societal institution means you’ll graduate not just as a linguist but also someone able to undertake social scientific research.

Emily Marks, BSc Language, Culture and Society (2020/1 cohort)

Welcome to the Language Centre and congratulations on your offer to study with us. Here you can meet our students and staff virtually and find out more about the language centre and your programme. Take your time to browse through the information and follow the links to our webpages to really get to know us.

We hope you can get a sense of what we are all about, from the comfort of your home, and hope to have you join us in September.

To start off with take a look below at the introductory video for your programme: BSc International Relations and Chinese or BSc Language, Culture and Society and then take a look out our YouTube playlist for our offer holders.

An introduction to BSc International Relations and Chinese An introduction to BSc International Relations and Chinese
Watch this video for an introduction to studying BSc International Relations and Chinese

 

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Here is an introduction to the BSc Language, Culture and Society programme

If you have any questions regarding your application then please contact the undergraduate admissions team.

Visit our webpages

Top three reasons why you should study languages at LSE

  1. You’ll be using and researching living languages in a multilingual global city and a truly international university.
  2. We have an excellent record for student feedback and attainment. You’ll combine language learning with world-class disciplinary study in international relations and sociology.
  3. You will also spend the third year of your programme studying abroad at a partner institution in one of five countries, depending on your language choice.

You can also find out more about us on our centre webpages and by watching the video below.

Staff explain why you should study languages Staff explain why you should study languages
Staff at the Language Centre explain why you should study with them

Hear from our students 

Read our Language Centre student profiles to find out more about what it's like to study one of our degree programmes. 

 

Virtual Undergraduate Offer Holders' Day 2021

Watch the Language Centre offer holders' sessions from our Virtual Undergraduate Offer Holders' Day in April 2021: 

BSc Language, Culture and Society and BSc International Relations and Chinese offer holders' session - Session 1 BSc Language, Culture and Society and BSc International Relations and Chinese offer holders' session - Session 1
BSc Language, Culture and Society and BSc International Relations and Chinese offer holders' session - Session 1
BSc Language, Culture and Society and BSc International Relations and Chinese offer holders' session - Session 2 BSc Language, Culture and Society and BSc International Relations and Chinese offer holders' session - Session 2
BSc Language, Culture and Society and BSc International Relations and Chinese offer holders' session - Session 2
LSE Language Centre offer holders' session - Session 1 Virtual Undergraduate Offer Holders' Day 2021 LSE Language Centre offer holders' session - Session 1 Virtual Undergraduate Offer Holders' Day 2021
LSE Language Centre offer holders' session - Session 1 Virtual Undergraduate Offer Holders' Day 2021

 

Language Centre offer holders' session - Session 2 Virtual Undergraduate Offer Holders' Day 2021 Language Centre offer holders' session - Session 2 Virtual Undergraduate Offer Holders' Day 2021
Language Centre offer holders' session - Session 2 Virtual Undergraduate Offer Holders' Day 2021

Listen to talks and taster sessions from previous events

Here you will find various talks which we have recorded at past events which you can listen to at your leisure:

Find out more details about your programme

Click on the programme you have received an offer for to remind yourself about the detail of the course you have applied for including information on careers, programme structure, course choices and teaching at LSE.

In addition the video below gives you and insight into the assessment methods

Assessment methods Assessment methods
Find our from staff about the innovative assessment methods in the language centre

Our research and events

We are always busy. Take a look at our news and the events we put on below:

Explore our news and events

Stay in touch with us between now and September

Follow us on social media before your arrival to see what we’re up to and how you can get involved! 

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