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Studying Basque

We are one of only two centres of Basque Studies in the UK and our interests cover the language, literature, society, popular culture, art and politics of the Basque people.

You can take Basque in the following ways through Open Languages:

  • Beginners

Please note - Basque modules are only available as intensive modules, and the possibility of taking these modules on top of your degree will depend on your individual timetable availability. 

Before selecting your module and to make sure you choose the right route into this language for you, please review your existing language level against our criteria.   

To register, choose your module:

 ModuleSemesterEquivalent language level (CEFR)Number of contact hoursChoose this module if...


Semester 1

Beginners - A1

3 - 4 hours per week. This module is timetabled with current degree programme students. 

You have no knowledge of the language at all.