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King’s is a member of the London Arts and Humanities Partnership (LAHP), which each year offers up to 80 multi-institutional studentships for postgraduate research students studying in the arts and humanities. 

LAHP students are invited to take a language module at the Modern Language Centre tailored to your PhD studies.  

Languages available:

  •  Arabic
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Russian

Course structure

Reading, writing, listening & speaking

Discipline specific vocabulary & academic texts

Improve academic presentation skills

Cultural workshops

Course duration and dates

The course has 100 hours total teaching time, 4 hours per week for 25 weeks (Autumn, Spring & Summer term). Please note, during the Summer term, Saturday classes will run on 27 April, 11 May, 18 May, 1 June and 8 June 2019.

 Spring Term Summer Term*
 Start: 12 January 2019  Start: 23 April 2019
 End: 21 March 2019  End: 23 May 2019


Download the 2018/19 timetable below. 

Download the timetable

Resources available for you

The Language Resource Centre (LRC) offers free speaking practice for students with a native speaker to improve conversational skills. Our speakers are volunteers and come from the richly diverse King's community.

The LRC also offers a wide variety of resources, workshops and events as well as multilingual learning advisors who are always on hand to help you make the most of the facilities.

Language Resources Centre