French Studies: this course places language learning within the wider context of French Studies including culture, society, literature, film, and history. The language units emphasise communicating effectively and developing transferable skills such as translating, interpreting and interview techniques, with practical language classes embracing speaking, listening, reading and writing. We offer a wide choice of units related to France, which may include society, cinema, culture and linguistics. Our course is designed to help you achieve your full potential in a challenging and lively environment and enhance your employability in a competitive market. Mandarin Chinese: is the most widely spoken language in the world and China is the world’s second largest economy. Speaking Mandarin will allow you to communicate with millions of people around the world. Our course focuses on developing your communication skills alongside your reading and writing skills. You will gain a good understanding of how the language works, as well as an appreciation of China and its culture. You will be taught and supported by enthusiastic staff who are experts in teaching this language. Proficiency in modern languages will give you the competitive edge in the global jobs market. In both the private and public sectors, there is demand for professionals with strong language skills who can work in culturally diverse environments.