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Part-time Language Courses

At Leeds Beckett University, we're passionate about languages. We're also experts at teaching them.

Part-time language courses 2016


Day-time/evening courses available in a range of levels from beginner’s to advanced levels. Classes offered at Headingley/City Campuses as follows: 

Headingley Campus – Evening and daytime* 
*Limited selection of languages and levels for daytime classes.

Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish.   

City Campus Rose Bowl, Leeds City Centre - Evening classes
Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian and Spanish.

Courses for our 2016-17 Part-time language programme are due to start w/c 3 October for provision based at both Headingley Campus and the Rose Bowl City Campus, Leeds.

You will have the following options:-

1: Enrol in a class with no assessment


2: Enrol in a class and take an assessment which leads to a University qualification

All courses run for 26 weeks at 2 hours per week, course fees will be £325. You can pay the course fees in 2 or 7 installments or make a one off payment for the year if you would prefer.  

We are also offering a fast-track route for those who wish to progress at a faster pace with their language studies and/or complete the BA (Hons). For further details on the study plan and course fee arrangements, please contact us. 

The majority of our courses are taught by native speakers and as a part-time language student, you are able to access a range of benefits, including:-

• State of the art libraries, open 24hrs a day 7 days a week which includes a language resource centre, IT/printing and audio visual loan facilities, and access to language specific newspapers/periodicals. Our off-site service enables you to have books, journals, articles and photocopies posted to your work or home address.

•  Sports Membership for £125, which provides access to fitness classes, swimming pool, gyms and recreational bookings for tennis, badminton and squash.  

•  Student Union membership which brings with it an NUS card offering discounts in high street shops, restaurants, cinemas, travel and much more. 

We shall be holding open days on: 

Tuesday 13 September, 12:00-14:00 (French, German, Italian and Spanish) - Headingley Campus. 

Tuesday 13 September, 18:00-20:00 (French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Russian, Portuguese and Greek) - Headingley Campus 

Tuesday 20 September, 17:30-19:30 (French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic and Russian) - Rose Bowl, City Campus. 

Thursday 22 September, 11:00-16:00 (French, German, Italian and Spanish) - Headingley Campus.

You can have your language level assessed by one of our experienced tutors. No booking is required. 

Further information on our class timetables, choosing the right course, and clear step by step instructions for enrolment/payment will be available on this website in early August, please keep checking for updates.

To register for further information about our Part-Time Languages courses, please email, with your name and email address*.

If you have any questions about any aspect of our part-time languages programme please call 0113 812 7440. 

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