Study a new language (online)

Due to social distancing guidelines and the wider impact of COVID-19 we have decided that all 10-week classes for Term 1 will take place online.

Eligibility

All DMU students are eligible to take part in one language class per academic year. The maximum number of places in each class is 25, and the minimum number of students required for classes to go ahead is 8. Please check our eligibility criteria for further details.

About

Do something new this academic year and learn a new language! Through DMU Global, you can choose to learn one of the following languages: Arabic, French, German, Japanese and Spanish. All classes start at beginner level and no previous experience is required. Classes will focus on developing practical listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through a mix of interactive group work and independent learning. See our study options below:

10 Week Course

£30

These classes run once a week and cover 20 hours of teaching. Classes will start the week commencing Monday 26 October 2020 and will end the week commencing Monday 22 January 2021.

See classes

You can find more information about the language courses at DMU in the Student Handbook below.

Read the Student Handbook

10 week course classes

LanguageDayTime
ArabicMonday6-8pm
FrenchMonday6-8pm
FrenchTuesday4-6pm
FrenchWednesday4-6pm
GermanWednesday 4-6pm
GermanThursday4-6pm
JapaneseTuesday4-6pm
JapaneseThursday4-6pm
SpanishMonday5-7pm
SpanishWednesday 5-7pm
SpanishThursday5-7pm

Application

To study a language, you will need to complete our online application form using the apply now button below. The application deadline is Monday 12 October at 9am. In the application form you will need to:

  • Choose the language you would like to study and select your preferred class time.
  • Tell us why you would like to learn that language. Places are limited so refer to academic, professional or personal motivations to make your application stand out.

You will receive the outcome of your application by email within 7 days of the opportunity deadline closing.

If your application is successful you will be offered a place by email. We will try to offer you your preferred class, but if this is not possible we may offer you an alternative day or time. To formally accept your place you will need to:

  • Pay your participation fee. In your offer email, you will be asked to make a payment for your course through the DMU Online Store.  You will also need to agree to the terms and conditions of our language classes.