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Reading Skills Courses

As part of our offering of courses for PhD students and post-doctoral researchers, we deliver reading skills courses throughout the year.

Research postgraduate courses

Extra-curricular academic reading skills courses for PhD students and post-doctoral researchers in a number of languages, which are offered according to demand.


All courses follow a 9 to 10-week format, apart from Advanced level courses commencing in October which are 18 weeks long.

Courses starting January 2023

We will be offering Beginners level courses in French and German to start in January 2023. Details will be confirmed shortly. For further information, please contact Mark Critchley, Director of The Centre for Foreign Language Study,