Whatever course you are studying, you can choose to study French, German, Spanish, Mandarin or Arabic whilst you are at Aston, either as an optional module within your degree programme or on an extra-curricular basis.
Learning a language is an excellent way to increase your cultural awareness, and enhance your career prospects.
Our language courses are available at beginners, intermediate or advanced level.
||If you have little or no prior knowledge of the language
||If you have GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent) in the language
||If you have A Level grade C or above (or equivalent) in the language
Aston also offers specific degrees in Languages (French, German Spanish) with a wide variety of combinations and options.
Teaching methods and facilities
All of our courses are taught by experienced language instructors many of whom are native speakers. Classes are delivered in French, German or Spanish to enable you to practise speaking, listening, reading and writing from the outset. Regular use is also made of audio-visual material including CDs, videos and interactive software. You can also support your in-class tuition by watching news bulletins in the foreign language, listening to sound clips and accessing interactive software in our open-access computer laboratory.
For more information, visit the Languages for All page.