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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

 At Leeds Beckett University, we’re passionate about languages and we are also experts at teaching them.

With 14 languages to choose from and more than 30 years’ experience to share, we’re confident we’ll have a part-time course that’s right for you.

You might be keen to learn a language for the first time or want to brush up on old skills - there’s lots of reasons people join our courses. From holidays and moving abroad, to improving employability and immersing yourself in a different culture, we believe that developing your language skills can be a life-changing experience.

Classes run for 26 weeks at 2 hours per week.

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.

The course fee is £325 and we have a range payment options so that you can spread out the cost of your course.

Our part-time language courses start w/c 3 October and we are still accepting applications, please request a course guide and enrolment form and return to us as soon as possible. If you have received your enrolment form please also return it to us as soon as possible.   

 If you have a question about any aspect of our courses please call 0113 812 7440 or email

Request a course guide and enrolment form.

Open Days

If you have got a questions about one of our courses you can visit us at one of three language Open Days. Find out more about dates, locations and what's on offer at each of these events. You can also enrol on the day.

New fast-track route

We are also offering a new a fast-track route from Pre-Intermediate onwards for those who wish to progress at a faster pace with their language studies and/or complete the BA (Hons). You will receive a University award after one full year of study, as opposed to the normal two years. As well as attending language classes, you will work independently with the support and guidance of a personal tutor to gain credits towards your qualification. For further details on the study plan and course fees, please contact us.

Student Calendar

Download our student calendar, this will give more information on term start and finish dates as well other events/activities you can get involved in while studying your course.