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.

Choose a language

A list of elective ALC language modules with full information on levels, semester, time, stage, etc.

Find your language level

For a preliminary assessment of your level, please refer to this page.

Module structure and assessment

Course schedules, resources, assessment methods and periods, etc.

Click here to apply for a rescheduled exam

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.

English Placement Tests

Register for an English language placement test here.

Help Desk

A registration Help Desk and language consultation service will be available from 3-19 September.

Structured electives

Information on Global Language Modules Structured Electives.

FAQs

Answers to the most common language elective queries.

Contact us

Contact details for our language teachers and administration team.

Why choose a language elective with the Applied Language Centre?