Beginner Language Classes


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 10. 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: French, German, Japanese or Spanish for just £30 for 10 weeks!

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.

Beginner language classes will be available in both term 1 and 2. Students can take part in a 10 week course, see our study options below:

Term 2 Language classes

LanguageClass day and time:
FrenchTuesday 5-7pm
GermanWednesday 5-7pm
JapaneseTuesday 5-7pm
Spanish Monday 5-7pm

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

Read the DMU GLOBAL languages Handbook
Languages Digital Badge

Upon successful completion of your chosen language course, you will be awarded a digital badge which recognises the level and language that you studied. This can be displayed on your LinkedIn profile and in your digital backpack. Click here for more information about digital badges.

What opportunities are there after the course?

DMU Global offers a range of overseas, extra-curricular opportunities that could help you utilise the language skills that you have gained. In the past we had the following opportunities for students:

  • Spanish Culture & Intercultural Communication in Alicante
  • KGU Japanese Language and Culture Summer Programme
  • German Language & Culture Summer School in Konstanz, Germany
  • Rennes School of Business Summer Programmes in France

Details about new trips for 2023-24 will be published on 15 January 2024.

Additionally, if you are in your second year of an undergraduate programme where it is possible to Study on exchange then you could spend a year at one of our partner universities (with destinations including: France, Germany, Japan & Spain).Contact if you have any questions about this.


  • Choose a 10-week beginners language class.
  • To secure your place click the ‘sign-up’ button below and pay the £30 participation fee via the DMU Online Store.  You will also need to agree to the terms and conditions of our language classes.
  • Class details i.e. classrooms and tutors will be sent out within 7 days of the sign-up deadline and textbooks will be provided in the first class.

Key Information

  • Application launch: Monday 13 November 2023
  • Application deadline: Monday 18 December 2023
  • Classes start: week commencing 22 January 2024
  • Classes finish: week commencing 22 April 2024