Courses available


Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish.

It may also be possible to take one of our English for Academic Purposes 0.5 course units as your SSC.


Seven levels from complete beginners (syllabus A) to advanced (syllabus D) and post-A level (Medicine and Current Affairs; Medical Affairs and Culture (Social, Historical and Political); Professional Purposes - Medicine). Please note that Arabic is currently only available at levels 1 to 3, and Mandarin is available at levels 1 to 5 (Medicine and Current Affairs).

Course values

Year 1 students

Language SSCs count for 0.5 unit and are double-block SSCs.

Year 2 students

Language SSCs count for 0.25 unit and are single-block SSCs (block 1).

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