To enrol in a language module for credit, follow the steps below.

  1. Check which language level is appropriate for you.
      • Stage 1 - for complete beginners or those with very little knowledge of the language
      • Stage 2 - If you have studied the language before at GCSE level (grade 6 or above) or equivalent or have successfully completed the language's stage 1 modules
      • Stage 3 - If you studied the language before at A level or have have successfully completed our the language's stage 2 modules
      • Stage 4 - If you have studied the language at GCE Advanced Level grade A*-B or equivalent or have have successfully completed the language's stage 3 modules
      • Stage 5 - If you have 1 year of post-A level language tuition (or equivalent) or have have successfully completed the language's stage 4 modules
      • Stage 6 - If you have have a post A-Level qualification, CEFR equivalent  B2+/C1 level, demonstrable ability to communicate in the language fluently (sometimes acquired from an intercalated year abroad in the country where the language is spoken) or have successfully completed the language's stage 5 modules

If you have prior knowledge of a language you would like to study, and you haven't taken a language module with us before please contact the module convener to assess your level before enrolling in a module.

If you haven't studied a language with us in the Autumn Semester but would like to join from the Spring Semester, please email the convenor to assess your level.

Without a tutor's permission, joining Spring Semester modules will not be allowed unless it is a Spring Stage 1A beginner's module.

If you are choosing Culture modules or the Language Education module, please make sure which semester you are enrolling for.


2. Check that you have optional credits and look at the Can I take a Language Centre module guide.

3. Check you can attend one of the timetabled language groups, using the How to check the timetable for language classes guide.

4. Look at the How to find Language Centre modules guide on Nottingham Hub for guidance on how to enrol on a language module for credit.

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If you are unsure, speak to a tutor. You can find the email address for each module convenor within each language section.

Once you are enrolled on the module your timetable will update with your language group in a few days. For any timetabling queries please refer to the Student Enquiry Centre.