Sussex Centre for Language Studies

Courses commencing in October 2018

Our main programme of courses runs for 20 weeks from the start of October, and includes classes at different levels in Arabic, British Sign Language, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

These language courses are aimed at the general public and held on the University of Sussex campus near Brighton, offering the opportunity to study a language within the context of its culture on a weekly basis alongside students, postgraduates, and members of the university staff.

Each class lasts for one and a half hours, either in the middle of the day or in the evening.

Enrolment for these courses will open in late July 2018.

Unless otherwise noted:

  • Dates:
    • Courses begin in week commencing Monday 8 October 2018 and end w/c 10 December 2018 for an initial 10 weeks
      (NB: some courses may be delayed by one week if numbers are not sufficient, or if one week needs to be cancelled. In this case the courses would end end w/c 17 December).
    • Courses recommence week commencing Monday 4 February 2019 and end w/c 8 April 2019 for the remaining 10 weeks
    • Easter break: Monday 15 April to Friday 26 April 2019
  • Duration: 20 weeks*, meeting for 1.5 hours per week
  • Price: £240 (£230 concessions)
  • Please read our general information document about the open courses.

If a course becomes full, email opencourses@sussex.ac.uk if you wish to be added to the waiting list in case someone drops out or another group session is opened.