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Who can study short language courses at Worcester?

Most of the Language Centre's modules are open to anyone who wants to study a language at beginner level, improve their English or learn to teach English as a foreign language.

Members of the public, University staff and students are welcome to study individual undergraduate modules offered by the Language Centre, as a so-called 'auditing student'. Auditing students cannot claim credit for these modules, but may qualify for a certificate upon successful completion. Please check the handbook for the relevant module to make sure the course is what you are looking for.

Key features

  • Open to anyone
  • No prior knowledge or experience necessary
  • Opportunities to gain certification
  • Flexible short courses with multiple teaching dates

Entry requirements

What qualifications will you need?

Open to all

There are no entry requirements for our short language courses.

Other information

If you have any questions about applying for our short language courses, please contact us at languagecentre@worc.ac.uk.

Course content

What will you study?

Here is an overview of current modules available on this course. Regular updates may mean that exact module titles may differ.

French for beginners

Wed 28/9/2016-11/1/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1210B

Tue 31/1/2017-2/5/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1210D

Tue 31/1/2017-2/5/2017
14:15-17:15
Code: LANG1210C

German for beginners

Tue 27/9/2016-10/1/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1230A

Tue 31/1/2017-2/5/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1230C

Wed 1/2/2017-3/5/2017
18:15-21:15
Code: LANG1230D

Italian for beginners

Thu 29/9/2016-12/1/2017
14:15-17:15
Code: LANG1310A

Mon 30/1/2017-1/5/2017
14:15-17:15
Code: LANG1310C

Mon 30/1/2017-1/5/2017
18:15-21:15
Code: LANG1310D

Spanish for beginners

Tue 27/9/2016-10/1/2017
14:15-17:15
Code: LANG1250A

Tue 27/9/2016-10/1/2017
18:15-21:15
Code: LANG1250B

Tue 31/1/2017-2/5/2017
14:15-17:15
Code: LANG1250C

Tue 31/1/2017-2/5/2017
18:15-21:15
Code: LANG1250D

Japanese for beginners

Mon 26/9/2016-9/1/2017
14:15-17:15
Code: LANG1290A

Thu 2/2/2017-4/5/2017
14:15-17:15
Code: LANG1290C

Thu 2/2/2017-4/5/2017
18:15-21:15
Code: LANG1290D

English as a foreign language

Academic English and Study Skills

Mon 26/9/2016-9/1/2017
18:15- 21:15
Code: LANG1420A

Academic and General English Upper Intermediate

Thu 29/9/2016-12/1/2017
14:15-17:15
Code: LANG1440A

Fri 3/2/2017-5/5/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1440C

Fri 3/2/2016-5/5/2017
14:15-17:15
Code: LANG1440D

General and Academic English (Listening and speaking)

Wed 1/2/2017-3/5/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1460B

Wed 1/2/2017-3/5/2017
14:15-17:15
Code: LANG1460A

Academic English

Improving English Usage and Style in Academic Writing

Tue 27/9/2016-10/1/2017
10:15- 13:15
Code: LANG1002B

Wed 28/9/2016-11/1/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1002C

Wed 28/9/2016-11/1/2017
18:15-21:15
Code: LANG1002D

Fri 30/9/2016-13/1/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1002A

Improving English Usage and Style in Academic Writing

Mon 30/1/2017-1/5/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1002E

Tue 31/1/2017-2/5/2017
18:15-21:15
Code: LANG1002G

Wed 1/2/2017-3/5/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1002H

Fri 3/2/2017-5/5/2017
14:15-17:15
Code: LANG1002F

Improving English Usage and Style in Academic Writing for non-native speakers

Tue 27/9/2016-10/1/2017
18:15-21:15
Code: LANG1003A

Mon 30/1//2017-1/5/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1003C

Thu 2/2/2017-4/5/2017
18:15-21:15
Code: LANG1003D

Teaching English and a Foreign Language (TEFL)

Introduction to TEFL

Tue 27/9/2016-10/1/2017
14:15- 17:15
Code: LANG1001A

Fri 30/9/2016-13/1/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1001B

Wed 1/2/2017-3/5/2017
18:15-21:15
Code: LANG1001C

Fri 3/2/2017-5/5/2017
10:15-13:15
Code: LANG1001D

Introduction to TEFL - Teaching Awareness

Mon 30/1/2017-1/5/2017
14:15-17:15
Code: LANG1013A

Teaching and Assessment

How will you be taught?

Our emphasis is on communication, with lots of oral work.

Careers

Where could it take you?

Language skills are highly valued by employers and broaden your horizon generally.

Our TEFL modules help you improve your language and teaching awareness and open up job opportunities all over the world.

Costs

How much will it cost?

Module fees

£225 per module

Apply

How do you apply?

Please print off and complete the application form (sections 1, 2, 4 and 8 only) and either email it to both admissions@worc.ac.uk and languagecentre@worc.ac.uk

Or post it to: Admissions Team B, Admissions Office, University of Worcester, St John's Campus, Henwick Grove, WR2 6AJ.

Courses will only run subject to sufficient enrolment. A full refund will be given if courses are cancelled.

FAQs

For more information, check the FAQs. If you can't find the answer to your question, please email languagecentre@worc.ac.uk.

Get in touch

If you have any questions, please get in touch. We're here to help you every step of the way.

Language Centre

Judy Barker
Language Adviser & Lecturer
01905 855492
languagecentre@worc.ac.uk