How to apply for short language courses

Booking your course

Enroling now for our April - July 2024 course. Please see our term enrolment for our scheduled courses.

  • Please be aware that places are first come, first served.
  • Enrolments are taken until the course is fully booked, or up to midnight 3 April, whichever is soonest. 

Complete beginners

All complete beginners can book Beginners 1 courses directly via the online store

Not a beginner

Arabic, Chinese, Persian

As you already have some language knowledge, to check your level please request an informal language assessment with a Language Specialist who may advise on which class may be best for you. 

To request an assessment, please complete the relevant form: 

Japanese, Korean

We offer placement tests which you should complete and email to the Language Administrator who can then invite you for a short assessment with a Language Specialist. 

Once you have been recommended a class, you may enrol and pay in any of the following ways:

  • Online - you will be sent a link to enrol via our online store.
  • Bank transfer - please email the relevant language administrator who will then send bank transfer details.

All other languages

Students are required to first check their level using the course overview/structure information on the language short course pages.

You can book Beginners 1, Beginners 2 and Beginners 3 course levels via the online store. Please note that students are responsible for checking their level prior to enroling on any course.

If you are still unsure, please contact us.

Continuing students

Students enroled in the current term will receive an email with a rejoining link to the next term of study.

Term dates

Term (2023/24)Dates (2024)Enrolment 
Term 315 Apr - 22 Jun* 26 Feb - 3 Apr
Summer/August Intensive courses 20246 Aug - 5 Sept13 May - 23 Jul
Term 1 (2024/25)7 Oct - 14 Dec5 Aug - 24 Sept

*note that Monday classes end 1 July due to the bank holidays in May.