Languages at Leicester
Learn a new language
Languages at Leicester is the University's programme of language courses for non-specialists. The courses are open to everybody over the age of 18 years, including members of the public.
We offer short courses in 12 languages from beginners upwards.
Why study another language?
Languages offer the ability to improve career paths or employability. Employers often require an understanding of other cultures, good communication and personal skills, flexibility, work ethic and effectiveness. All these
skills form part of language learning.
- Enhance your career prospects
- Develop your transferable skills and personal
- Prepare yourself for working in a global environment
- Understand other cultures.
Our courses are also suitable for anyone who wants to learn a language so they can communicate in everyday situations when they travel abroad, or simply want to learn for fun.
Comments from some of our learners
“The course was wonderful. Thoroughly enjoyed it and could not have asked for a better tutor” (Post-beginners German)
“A great opportunity for an insight into a language so different from my own – I would definitely recommend this class” (Beginners Japanese)
“The tutor made excellent use of multimedia. He gave us interesting and varied materials with just the right mix of reading, speaking, listening and writing” (Intermediate French)