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 (subject to numbers). They are practical, career-boosting, and above all, enjoyable. All courses are a total of 40 hours for 20 teaching weeks starting the first week in October and finishing at Easter. Classes are taught once weekly for 2 hours, students are expected to carry out additional self-study.

Classes are subject to the minimum class size

Please note this is a provisional timetable subject to change

Department of Media, Culture and Language courses

2016/17 modules

You must attend one class per week (1 x 2 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) Grp 1 - Tuesdays 16.00-18.00
Grp 2 - Tuesdays 18.00-20.00

French (take test)

French Beginner (A1) Grp 1 - Wednesdays 17.00-19.00
Grp 2 - Mondays 17.00-19.00
French Elementary (A2) Mondays 17.00-19.00
French Lower Intermediate (B1) Wednesdays 17.00-19.00

Please note Roehampton offer the DELF (All Levels) - the only official French language proficiency qualifications (sign up).
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German (take test)

German Beginner (A1) Tuesday 18.00-20.00
German Elementary (A2) (not available for 2016-2017)
German Lower Intermediate (B1) (not available for 2016-2017)

Italian (take test)

Italian Beginner (A1) Grp 1 - Tuesday 16.00-18.00
Grp 2 - Tuesday 18.00-20.00
Italian Elementary (A2) (not available for 2016-2017)

Japanese (take test)

Japanese Beginner (A1) Grp 1 - Thursday 16.00-18.00
Grp 2 - Thursday 18.00-20.00
Japanese Elementary (A2)  

Mandarin (take test)

Mandarin Beginner (A1) Thursday 18.00-20.00
Mandarin Elementary (A1) (not available for 2016-2017)


Portuguese Beginner (A1) (not available for 2016-2017)


Beginners Teeline used in Journalism Monday 17.00-19.00

British Sign Language

British Sign Language Beginner Monday 18.00-20.00
Wednesday 18.00-20.00

Spanish (take test)

Spanish Beginner (A1)

Grp 1 - Wednesday 11.00-13.00
Grp 2
- Monday 17.00-19.00
Grp 3 - Tuesday 17.00-19.00

Spanish Elementary (A2) Wednesday 11.00-13.00
Spanish Lower Intermediate (B1) Tuesday 17.00-19.00

Please note Roehampton offer the DELE (levels A1 & A2 only)- the only official Spanish language proficiency qualifications (sign up).
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Classical languages

Latin Beginner (yearlong module ) Monday am 11.30-1.00
*NEW 2016/17* Intermediate Latin HSA020N242Y (yearlong module), Wednesdays 10-12 
Ancient Greek Beginner (not available for 2016-2017)
*NEW 2016/17* Introduction to New Testament Greek (yearlong module) Tuesday, time TBC
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew (not available for 2016-2017)

See term dates.


Continuing students both Undergraduate (moving into year 3) and Postgraduate taught who started before September 2015: Courses will be included as part of your regular tuition fees.

New intake students and continuing students (moving into year 2) who started after September 2015: Courses will be included as part of your regular tuition fees if taken as part of your 120 UG credits. If languages are taken as an additional option above the 120 credits for UG or above 180 for MA students there will be a small fee of £225 for the course and added to your annual tuition fees.

Language courses are 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 [email protected]

University of Roehampton Staff: £225

Members of the public, Glion staff and students £450

Roehampton Alumni: £225

New intake and continuing students from 2015 (if taken in addition to 120 credits UG and 180 PG) : £225

All payments for members of public; Glion ; Staff; and Alumni need to be made via the EStore. Please ensure you take the 'test your language' test and fill out all necessary fields on the online form.

A full refund in the first three weeks is available, however after this date no refund is possible.


You can check the timetable via the Student Portal.

Registration and payment

Register and Pay Online (follow link to our line store) EStore

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.