UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE)




Course Units

The UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE) offers a range of 0.5 and 1.0 course units (15 and 30 credits/7.5 and 15 ECTS respectively).

CLIE modules:

  • form part of undergraduate and graduate degree programmes.
  • are open to all current University of London undergraduates and graduates. 

Modules include:

  • Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese and Spanish 0.5 and 1.0 course units (15 and 30 credits/7.5 and 15 ECTS respectively).
  • 3 English for Academic Purposes 0.5 course units (15 credits/7.5 ECTS).
  • a BSL (British Sign Language) 0.5 course unit (15 credits/7.5 ECTS).

Course information

Modern foreign language course units
English for Academic Purposes course units
British Sign Language 0.5 course unit

UCU strike action

The University and Colleges Union (UCU) has notified UCL that it is asking its members to participate in industrial action in support of the union’s national trade dispute regarding proposed changes to the USS Pension Scheme.

Full days of strike action by UCU are scheduled to take place as follows:

  • Week 1: Thursday and Friday 22-23 February 2018
  • Week 2: Monday – Wednesday 26-28 February 2018
  • Week 3: Monday – Thursday 5-8 March 2018
  • Week 4: Monday – Friday 12-16 March 2018

This means that on the above days some CLIE classes may not take place.

Further information is available on the UCL news website.

Class rooms/online timetable

All classes are on the Online Timetable.


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