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Foreign Languages

We offer classes in a range of foreign languages to students, staff and members of the public.


Learn about the language courses we offer and access information on how to enrol.

Others ways to learn

Find other fun ways to develop your language and intercultural skills outside the classroom.

Language Café

Students and staff sitting at tables in a cafe drinking coffee, chatting and smiling.

Practise your language skills in a fun and friendly environment.

Foreign Language news

Latest news from the Foreign Languages team and blogs from our language students.

Life in Japan

Biochemistry student Victoria blogs about her placement in Yamaguchi, the skills she developed there, and how our Japanese course helped her settle into Japan.

Learning Mandarin Chinese

Kamile Bagdanaviciute, Marketing Officer in the School of Management, shares her experience of learning Mandarin Chinese with the Skills Centre.

Challenging myself with Chinese

Member of the public Olivia Wolfheart explains her motivation for and experience of learning Mandarin Chinese with the Skills Centre.

Develop your language and intercultural skills

Language and intercultural skills are important for academic and career success. We offer a range of support designed to meet your needs and fit in with your other commitments.

Our programme is delivered by our team of highly qualified and experienced teachers, working closely with our academic and Professional Services colleagues across the University.

Foreign Languages (FL) is a part of the Skills Centre.

Contact us

If you have any questions about any of our courses and support please email us and we shall be happy to help you.