University Language Programme

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Explore your opportunities – learn a language

The University Language Programme (ULP) at Nottingham Trent University provides a range of language courses to students, staff and members of the general public. You'll have the opportunity to learn a new language or improve your existing foreign language skills.

Whether you're a beginner or at an advanced level, we'll help and support you to build your ability so that you can communicate confidently in your chosen language.


We offer the following courses:

  • Arabic
  • Business English (for non-native speakers of English)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English as a foreign language (EFL)
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish.

You'll be taught by experienced language specialists, many of whom are native language speakers, so that you can benefit from an authentic language experience.

What stages can I study?

Find out what stages of study we offer for each course as well as the entry requirements and learning outcomes in our Stages and Learning Outcomes document.PDF icon

Further information

For further information, see the relevant page:

"The University Language Programme puts a lot of emphasis on conversation which has helped to build up my fluency in Japanese."
John James Hodgkins, NTU student, BA (Hons) English and TESOL.