For all language students, the year abroad is an integral and compulsory part of your degree programme - an opportunity to spend time in an overseas country developing your languages skills. You are carefully prepared for this opportunity prior to your time overeseas and we'll continue to support you whilst you're away.

The year abroad is not only an exciting once in a lifetime experience - it is also an invaluable opportunity to increase accuracy, confidence and fluency and to develop your knowledge, awareness and understanding of the society in which a language is spoken.

You can choose to spend your time in more than one German, French or Spanish speaking country and you'll have the option of combining different types of placements. Placement options are: