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SOAS Language Centre

Short Language Courses: Autumn 2019

Enrolment for the autumn term is now open. Please see below the timetables for the short evening courses running from October to December.

Enrolment is still open for some of our summer courses. Please see here for the timetables of intensive and semi-intensive summer courses.


Languages of Africa, Near Middle East (excl. Arabic), South Asia, South East Asia, Languages of European Origin

How to Apply

Please read the course description and the course information carefully before applying for the course. All the necessary information is contained on the individual course pages under the course headings.

If you are a complete beginner, you can book your Beginners 1 course online by clicking the Online Store link and finding your course in the Language Centre section. Sometimes the Online Store may say ‘Out of Stock’. This is to give us time to stock-take and create a new class for courses that are popular. If you see ‘Out of Stock’ for your chosen course, please contact the language administrator by phone or e-mail and they may still be able to enrol you on the course.

If you are not a complete beginner, you will need to contact us prior to being registered. For more details see How to Apply for Short Language Courses.

Please note that if you are applying for a Post-Beginner level course and you have not studied the target language with us before, or there has been some time since you last studied, you will be asked to go through the language assessment and course placement procedure. Please see here for more details on the assessment and placement process.

Fee Information

Please see here for our fees. Fees include reference access to SOAS Library.

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