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The specific enrolment and fee options open to you depend on the type of student you are. Please click on the appropriate option from the list below and read the relevant information carefully. Please ensure you also read the information regarding the minimum attendance & coursework requirements (where applicable) and the relevant cancellation policy.

You will find the answer to the most common questions about the application process in the application information section. Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Undergraduate students (e.g., BA, BSc, BEng)

Undergraduate students have 3 enrolment options:

 

Option 1: As a not-for-credit, Languages for All Fee-Waiver student (Subject to eligibility)

Your main degree programme cannot include any unrestricted credits (please check with your home department)

The MLTC module will NOT:

  • Be included in the 120 credits that form your degree.
  • Count towards your overall end-of-year result.
  • Affect your ability to progress to the next year of your degree/graduate.

There is no fee, but minimum attendance and coursework criteria apply. 

University of Sheffield students who receive a fee waiver under the Languages for All scheme must:

  • Attend a minimum of 70% of classes and labs
  • Complete all formative assessment (i.e., two pieces of essential homework and an independent study record)

To check if you are eligible for a fee waiver, please view the Languages for All Fee Waiver Eligibility Criteria and our Eligibility Flowchart

Cancellation policy A applies to this option.

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Option 2: For credits (Subject to eligibility)

Your main degree programme MUST include some unrestricted credits (please ask your home department)

The MLTC module WILL:

  • Be included in the 120 credits that form your degree.
  • Count towards your overall end-of-year result.
  • Affect your ability to progress to the next year of your degree/graduate.

All our modules are worth 10 credits per semester, except Italian accelerated modules which are worth 20 credits per semester.

 IMPORTANT NOTE: If your main degree programme includes just 10 unrestricted credits, you are allowed to enrol under option 2 in the first semester and continue with the same language under option 1 in the second semester.

Cancellation policy A applies to this option.

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Option 3: As a not-for-credit, Languages for All Self-funded student (All students are eligible for this option)

The MLTC module will NOT:

  • Be included in the 120 credits that form your degree.
  • Count towards your overall mark for the year.
  • Affect your ability to progress to the next year of your degree/graduate.

A fee applies: £240 for 1 semester and £420 for 2 semesters, except for Italian accelerated modules which are £420 for 1 semester and £840 for 2 semesters (academic year 2019/20).

Cancellation policy B applies to this option.

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Postgraduate Taught (PGT) students (i.e., Masters)

PGT students have 2 enrolment options:

 

Option 1: For credits (Subject to eligibility)

Your Masters programme MUST include some unrestricted credits (please ask your home department)

The MLTC module WILL:

  • Be included in the 180 credits that form your degree.
  • Count towards your overall mark for the year.
  • Affect your ability to progress to the next year of your degree/graduate.

As MLTC modules are 10 or 20 credits each, PGT students taking language modules MUST also enrol on the 5-credit module MLDL6061 Enhanced Languages Project in the Autumn semester and/or the 5-credit module MDL6062 Enhanced Languages Project in the Spring semester. Further information regarding these modules may be found in the MLTC's module description page and in the Directory of Modules.

Cancellation policy A applies to this option.

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Option 2: As a not-for-credit, self-funded student (All students are eligible for this option)

The MLTC module will NOT:

  • Be included in the 180 credits that form your degree.
  • Count towards your overall mark for the year.
  • Affect your ability to progress to the next year of your degree/graduate.

A fee applies: £240 for 1 semester and £420 for 2 semesters, except for Italian accelerated modules which are £420 for 1 semester and £840 for 2 semesters (academic year 2019/20).

Cancellation policy B applies to this option.

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Postgraduate Research (PGR) students (i.e., PhD)

PGR students have 2 enrolment options:

 

Option 1: As part of the Doctoral Development Programme (DDP)

  • The MLTC module will be included in your DDP portfolio.
  • The language must be relevant to your doctoral research and/or future career development.
  • Your supervisor must consent to your taking the module as part of the DDP (The MLTC will contact your supervisor directly, but you should speak to your supervisor before applying).

There is no fee, but minimum attendance and coursework criteria apply.

University of Sheffield students who receive a fee waiver under the DDP must:

  • Attend a minimum of 70% of classes and labs
  • Complete all formative assessment (i.e., two pieces of essential homework and an independent study record)

Cancellation policy A applies to this option.

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Option 2: As a self-funded student

  • The MLTC module will NOT be included in your DDP portfolio.

A fee applies: £240 for 1 semester and £420 for 2 semesters, except for Italian accelerated modules which are £420 for 1 semester and £840 for 2 semesters (academic year 2019/20).

Cancellation policy B applies to this option.

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Members of the public & University of Sheffield staff

Members of the general public and University of Sheffield members of staff may enrol on MLTC modules for a fee.

The course fees are £240 for 1 semester and £420 for 2 semesters, except for Italian accelerated modules which are £420 for 1 semester and £840 for 2 semesters (academic year 2019/20).

Cancellation policy B applies to this option.

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Please note that the registration process is completed online. If you experience any problems in completing your registration, please use the buttons below for guidance notes to help you navigate through the process.

Members of Staff

Members of Public

 

Cancellation policy

The cancellation policy depends on the enrolment option, as explained below.

Cancellations must be submitted via our cancellation form. Please note we are unable to process cancellations via email.

 

Policy A

For students taking language modules for credits or with a fee waiver

Deadlines:

  • Semester one (Autumn): 5pm, Friday 18th October 2019
  • Semester two (Spring): 5pm, Friday 28th February 2020

It is not possible to drop the module after these deadlines, unless:

  • Extenuating circumstances apply, which can be evidenced
  • AND no more than three teaching weeks were attended

A student who enrols for both Autumn and Spring semesters, completes the Autumn semester, and then decides not to continue in Spring may cancel their Spring module up until the Spring deadline.

A student who wishes to cancel both semesters may cancel their place in Autumn (i.e., there is no need to complete a second cancellation request in Spring).

Policy B

For students who pay a course fee

Deadlines:

  • Semester one (Autumn): 5pm, Friday 18th October 2019
  • Semester two (Spring): 5pm, Friday 28th February 2020

Cancellations made before these deadlines will result in a refund of the course fee, minus an administrative charge of £50.00.

Please note that the cancellation fee of £50 is payable if you have not yet paid the module course fee at the point of cancellation.

Refunds will not be issued after these deadlines, unless:

  • Extenuating circumstances apply, which can be evidenced
  • AND no more than three teaching weeks were attended

A student who enrols for both Autumn and Spring semesters, completes the Autumn semester, and then decides not to continue in Spring may cancel their Spring module up until the Spring deadline. In these cases, the refund will be equal to the two-semester fee minus the one-semester fee, minus an administrative charge of £50.00.

Spring semester cancellations submitted before 5PM, FRIDAY 24th JANUARY 2020 will result in a waiver of the £50.00 administrative fee. In these cases, the refund will be equal to the two-semester fee minus the one-semester fee.