Global Language Module Electives
We offer an extensive programme of language electives to students across the university. Languages available include: Arabic, Chinese, English (for general and academic purposes), French, German, Irish Sign Language, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish and Swahili. Each language module is worth 5 credits.
A list of elective ALC language modules with full information on levels, semester, time, stage, etc.
For a preliminary assessment of your level, please refer to this page.
Course schedules, resources, assessment methods and periods, etc.
Students who miss an exam component due to a verifiable timetable clash involving another UCD module or due to extenuating circumstances may be entitled to a reschedule of the affected exam.
Register for an English language placement test here.
A registration Help Desk and language consultation service will be available from 17-29 January.
Information on Global Language Modules Structured Electives.
Answers to the most common language elective queries.
Contact details for our language teachers and administration team.