If you are a prospective international student interested in studying English, please see our English Language Courses above for our range of year round and summer courses. Please note that the Language Centre can only accept international students over the age of 18 years.

If you are a home student interested in studying a language as part of your main degree, or on a supplementary basis, please find full details under Other Languages.

We also run a Conversation Exchange Scheme, open to the entire University community, which allows you to learn and practise any available language of your choice with a designated language partner.

If you are a postgraduate interested in teaching English to speakers of other languages, our brand new MA TESOL may be appropriate for you.

English Language Courses

English Language Development Course – this year round course provides further language development and includes aspects of British culture.

International Foundation Programme  – this is a level 3 course designed to enhance language skills, study skills and subject knowledge.

Graduate Diploma Pre-Masters Programme – this is a level 6 course designed to prepare students for study at Masters level.

In-sessional Language Support  – this is language support for international students registered at the University.

Summer Courses

Pre-sessional Course – this 6 week course is designed to improve your academic skills to help you with your studies.

English Language Development Course – this summer programme provides further language development and includes aspects of British culture.

Teach English


MA TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Develop a strong conceptual understanding of the fundamental theories and key principles of language education as well as a critical awareness of key national and international issues at the forefront of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Other Languages

Language Modules – these are 20 credit modules open to full-time undergraduate FAS students who wish to study a language as part of their degree. These modules are subject to approval from the Programme Leader on your main programme of study.

Language Steps – Extracurricular Evening Language Classes – these are evening classes designed for students and staff alike who want to learn a language on a leisurely basis. These are non-credit bearing courses.

Conversation Exchange – this is a tandem learning Scheme which allows you to practise any available language of your choice with a dedicated language partner.

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