Short Courses and CPD
Modern Languages at Leeds Beckett
Part-time, evening & daytime courses for everyone.
Study a language and experience new worlds & cultures.
Summer Conversational Classes
Join our short courses which are designed to improve your speaking/communication skills. Taught in groups of a maximum of 15 students, you will be able to take part in group work, discussions and debates appropriate to your level of language competence.
Courses cost £70, run for 5 weeks, start w/c 3 June and are offered in French, German, Russian and Greek. We also offer Italian which starts on 22 May and Portuguese which starts on 11 June.
Summer Conversational Class Timetable
- Pre -intermediate/Intermediate - Tuesdays - 10.30-12.00 - Headingley Campus.
- Intermediate - Wednesdays - 10:30-12.00 - Headingley Campus.
- Advanced/Proficiency - Wednesdays - 10.30 -12.00 - Headingley Campus.
- Pre-intermediate/Intermediate - Wednesdays - 12.00-13:30 - Headingley Campus.
- Post Beginner - Wednesdays - 18.30-20.00 - Headingley Campus.
- Pre Intermediate / Intermediate - Tuesdays - 18:30-20:00 - Headingley Campus.
- Post Beginner conversation - Tuesdays - 18.30-20.00 - Rose Bowl, City Campus.
- Intermediate/Upper intermediate (Revision and consolidation) - Wednesdays - 18.30-20.00 - Headingley Campus.
Courses Starting Autumn 2019
With up to 10 languages1 to choose from and more than 30 years’ experience to share, we are confident we have a Modern Languages part-time short course /or lifelong learning course that is right for you. Learn from experienced tutors who have a passion for languages and immerse yourself in the culture of your chosen language.
We offer high-quality courses in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish from only £3952, subject to viability.
Download our provisional course schedule detailing class times and locations.
Our University is dedicated to lifelong learning and we are proud to offer a number of learning routes1. Study on one of our accredited routes3 or enjoy learning about other languages and cultures just for fun.
Our courses are available across both campuses. Classes available to study at Headingley Campus are: Arabic, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. Classes available to study at City Campus (Rose Bowl) are: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.
Excellent learning facilities and benefits
From our award-winning library, which is open 24 hours a day every day of the year, where you can access newspapers and other media in different languages, to online resources you can access from home, our learning facilities will support your educational needs.
As a student of one of our part time language courses you can access a fantastic range of sports facilities with our great value gym membership and apply for a NUS card which entitles you to receive discounts from a host of high street shops and restaurants.
We are accepting applications from Monday 1 July to Friday 13 September 2019.
PRE-REGISTER NOW TO RECEIVE UPDATES ON WHEN ENROLMENTS OPEN, OPEN DAYS AND CLASS INFORMATION.
Students taking an accredited route3 are required to present a copy of their passport or birth certificate (driving licences cannot be accepted) to their tutor by Friday 1 November 2019, in accordance with government regulation.
If you have a question about any aspect of our courses, please call 0113 81 27440 or email email@example.com
1 The university reserves the right to cancel any language provision, courses or routes which are not viable, e.g. due to low student numbers.
2 Fees for 2019/2020 are £395.
3 Accredited routes may not be available for all languages or levels. Access to accredited routes is subject to having the appropriate level of prior linguistic skill.
4 Terms and conditions apply. In accordance with Leeds Beckett University’s Student Regulations (Fee Schedule & Liability Policy 2019/20 – Section 4), there will be no refund for students who withdraw after the second scheduled week of teaching, which for 2019/20 will be 11 October 2019.
5 As part of our usual academic processes all our courses are reviewed to ensure that quality is maintained. For our Modern Languages Programme future plan, we will notify you of changes, which may include the availability of routes and how these are delivered.
Tuesday 3 September 2019
Time: 17: 30 – 19: 30
Venue: 313, 310 & 308 Rose Bowl.
Thursday 5 September 2019
Time: 12.00-14:00 & 18:00-20:00
Venue: Jubilee Room & Acre Room - James Graham Building.