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Undergraduate courses

  • Languages for All courses are open to students and staff of the University of Roehampton and members of the public. Courses run at Beginner (A1), Elementary (A2) or Lower Intermediate (B1) levels. They are practical, career-boosting, and above all, enjoyable. All courses are 60 hours and you will be required to attend two 90-minute classes per week for 20 teaching weeks starting the first week in October and finishing at Easter. All classes expect only the respective language to be spoken in class to improve your understanding and oral level of your chosen language from the start.

    Classes will only run if the minimum class size is reached.

    Latin and Ancient Greek is now taught only in the summer term as an intensive course.

    Department of Media, Culture and Language courses

    2014/15 modules

    You must attend two classes per week (2 x 1.5 hours per week) * unless otherwise stated.

    Please follow the link to take the test to check your level if you're not a complete beginner.

    Arabic (take test)
    Arabic Beginner (A1) – Tuesdays and Thursdays (2 groups). Gr.1: 5-6.30pm, Gr.2: 6.30-8pm

    French (take test)
    French Beginner (A1) – Mondays and Wednesdays. 4-5.30pm
    French Elementary (A2) – Mondays and Wednesdays. 5.30-7pm
    French Lower Intermediate (B1) – Mondays and Wednesdays. 4-5.30pm
    Business French for Beginners (A1) – Mondays. 2-4pm

    Please note Roehampton offer the DELF - the only official French language proficiency qualifications (sign up).
    View more information.

    German (take test)
    German Beginner (A1) – Tuesdays and Thursdays. 5-6.30pm
    German Elementary (A2) – Tuesdays and Thursdays. 6.30-8pm
    German Lower Intermediate (B1) – Wednesdays. 5-8pm (not available for 2014/15)

    Italian (take test)
    Italian Beginner (A1) – Tuesdays and Thursdays. 5-6.30pm
    Intensive Italian Beginner (A1) Summer term module 3 weeks, four days a week, four hours class + 1h self-study per day (not available for 2015)
    Italian Elementary (A2) – Tuesdays and Thursdays. 6.30-8pm

    Japanese (take test)
    Japanese Beginner (A1) – Tuesdays and Thursdays 5-6.30pm
    Japanese Elementary (A2) – Wednesdays. 5-8pm

    Mandarin (take test)
    Mandarin Beginner (A1) – Wednesdays. 3-6pm (not available for 2014/15)

    Portuguese Beginner (A1) – Wednesdays. 5-8pm (not available for 2014/15)

    Beginners Teeline used in Journalism – Mondays. 5-7pm

    British Sign Language
    *NEW 2014/15* British Sign Language Beginner – Wednesdays. 5-7pm

    Spanish (take test)
    Spanish Beginner (A1) – Mondays and Wednesdays (2 groups). Gr. 1: 4-5.30pm, Gr. 2: 5.30-7pm
    Spanish Elementary (A2) – Tuesdays and Thursdays. 4-5.30pm
    Spanish Lower Intermediate (B1) – Tuesdays and Thursdays. 5.30-7pm

    Please note Roehampton offer the DELE - the only official Spanish language proficiency qualifications (sign up).
    View more information.

    Classical languages
    Latin and Greek
    Latin Beginner (summer term)
    Ancient Greek Beginner (summer term)

    See term dates.


    Students: free as part of your regular tuition fees (except research students who should contact the Graduate school to check for eligibility for funding). Each course carries 20 credits toward your final degree and is a great way of broadening your studies, meeting students from other subject areas and improving your career prospects. Courses are challenging (requiring both attendance and commitment) but they are highly rewarding and are designed to maximise learning. Please check with your Programme Convener before registering to ensure that you can add to your credits then sign up along with other modules or email

    Staff: £200

    Members of the public, Glion staff and students £400

    Roehampton Alumni : Up to 50% (subject to conditions)

    All payments need to be made via the E-store (from September 20). Please ensure you take the 'test your language' test and fill out all necessary fields on the online form.


    You can check the timetable via Student MyZone or view it here (PDF).

    Registration and payment

    Register and pay online.

    Languages Centre

    The LFA modules are run by the Languages Centre.

    The MCL department retains the right to ask students to leave who are not actively engaging in the course or are erratically attending. This course is a wonderful experience to enhance your studies and widen your abilities, as such we must put the majority of students needs first.

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