Sussex Centre for Language Studies

Why us?

Your course – planned to maximise your success

All our courses are planned to give you a balanced programme of teaching, which will help you improve your language skills and your language learning ability. You will experience steady progress within the course, as well as continuity between courses. First, choose the course which is appropriate for you (we can advise you on this, if you wish). Then request a detailed information sheet on the course you are interested in. This will tell you more about the programme of teaching on your course.

Student life

Enjoy a fantastic social life, extensive sports facilities, over 140 societies and 25 sports teams, and opportunities to gain valuable life skills through the Students' Union volunteering scheme.


Study in one of the best campus locations in the UK set on the edge of a National Park, only minutes from the amazing city of Brighton and just an hour from London. On or off campus, you're sure to have a great time. Read more on the University's International welcome pages.

Academic quality

Study at a research-led university of national and international excellence with award-winning teachers at the forefront of their fields, among innovative learning approaches and cutting-edge facilities.

Outstanding language learning facilities

Our Language Learning Centre has a computerised language laboratory and multimedia workstations for private study. It also has a wide-ranging film and documentary library, as well as as books, worksheets, magazines and newspapers available for self-access. All students receive free internet access for language learning purposes, and full-time students will be given a free textbook.

Academic guidance and individual tutorials

The maximum class size on our full-time language courses is 15 students per class. Your teachers will help you set and reach your personal targets. Senior academic staff will give you guidance on your academic career and on applying to university. If you are applying to the University of Sussex, they can put you in touch with staff in the department of your choice.


Self-catering residential accommodation on campus may be available.

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