Study a new language

Twilight course applications are now closed.

Spaces available on the intensive courses.


All DMU students are eligible to take part in one language class per academic year. The maximum number of places in each class is 25, and the minimum number of students required for classes to go ahead is 8. Please check our eligibility criteria for further details.


Do something new this academic year and learn a new language! Through DMU Global, you can choose to learn one of the following languages: Arabic, French, German, Japanese or Spanish.

All classes start at beginner level and no previous experience is required. Classes will be held on campus and focus on developing practical listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through a mix of interactive group work and independent learning.

This year students can participate in a 1 week intensive course or a 10 week Twilight course, see our study options below:

Course Cost


This term there are two study options: 10 week Twilight course or 1 week intensive course

You can find more information about the language courses at DMU in the Student Handbooks below:

Read the Twilight languages Handbook
READ the intensive course handbook


To study a language, you will need to complete our online application form using the apply now button below for the course that you would like to study. In the application form you will need to:

  • Choose the language you would like to study and select your preferred class time.
  • Tell us why you would like to learn that language. Places are limited so refer to academic, professional or personal motivations to make your application stand out.

You will receive the outcome of your application by email within 7 days of the opportunity deadline closing.

If your application is successful you will be offered a place by email. We will try to offer you your preferred class, but if this is not possible we may offer you an alternative day or time. To formally accept your place you will need to:

  • Pay your participation fee. In your offer email, you will be asked to make a payment for your course through the DMU Online Store.  You will also need to agree to the terms and conditions of our language classes.

Intensive language course

Application deadline: 25 October 2021, 9am