The Language Centre provides a range of courses in seven languages for students and staff of the University, in addition to offering teaching directly to specific Faculties or Departments.
(N.B. open to all staff and student members of the University, but not to the general public)
General language courses at a variety of levels in:
Arabic Chinese French German
Italian Russian Spanish
These courses are run three times/year at different levels of intensity, with the greatest choice of languages and levels available in the standard cycle during the first two terms. Each course consists of 30 lessons (50 minutes each) in the classroom + 15 hours work with online resources + 15 hours self-study.
|Course||When||Format (NB: 1 session = 2 x 50 minute lessons)|
|Standard||Michaelmas & Lent||1 session + 2 hours/week self-study, over 15 weeks|
|Semi-intensive||Easter||2 sessions + 4 hours/week self-study, over 7.5 weeks|
|Intensive||Long Vacation||5 sessions + 10 hours/week self-study, over 3 weeks|
Online enrolment will normally open several weeks before teaching begins. Course availability for Easter and Long Vacation courses will be publicised in March and May.
Fees are charged for these courses, covering all tuition, learning resources, examinations and certificates. The fees for 2012/13 are:
£115 (£110 if you pay online) for students
£205 (£200 if you pay online) for staff (including Colleges, UCLES staff and post-docs)
Students may be able to request a financial contribution from their College towards the payment of CULP fees. Please note that any such contribution will be at the discretion of the College.
Courses for specific Faculties and Schools
|French for Academic Reading for Postgraduates (School of Arts & Humanities)
German for Academic Reading for Postgraduates (School of Arts & Humanities)
|German for Themes and Sources (Faculty of History)|
|German for Archive Work (Faculty of History)|
|Chinese for MBA Students (Judge Business School)|
|French for Medics (Clinical Schools Self-Selected Component)|
These courses are run at times of year agreed with the Faculty or School concerned. For more detailed information please see the page for the relevant course.
The Faculty or School arranges for payment for these courses and learners are not therefore charged.
Enrolment for the French and German for Academic Reading for Postgraduates courses is done online. (Please note that to enrol you must be a student in the School of Arts and Humanities and that no fee is charged.)
For all other courses for specific Faculties and Schools pleace contact the relevant institution.