English & Languages

Our English and Language department offers a range of courses to allow you to develop your skills in communication and understanding of language. Our Language courses offer unlimited career prospects and transferable skills which appeal to universities and employers alike.

You’ll have access to thousands of books, journals and online texts and lectures in the library as well as easy contact with our knowledgeable team, excellent computing facilities and group quiet and silent study areas.

You will be encouraged and challenged with group discussion and written exercises to develop your creative response to the texts you are studying. There are regular visits to relevant lectures and performances to enrich your studies.

Modern Foreign Language students have the opportunity to take part in international visits and student exchanges through which you can practice your skills and develop relationships with students from other countries.

The teaching and support was absolutely brilliant, they couldn’t have done anything more or anything better, if I had any questions my lecturers would always stay behind to help me if I needed it and their emails were always open, it was second to none. South Downs College is the best by far.

Amber Searle, BTEC student

My experience at South Downs has been really good, it’s been really rewarding, all the lecturers were so lovely and supportive there’s no way I could have done it without them - the teaching has been outstanding.

Lucie Brooks, A Level student

I overcame a couple of barriers by working really hard to get the top grades. My experience was really good, with the course and the lecturers, the residentials and activities, together it was all really good. I had really great teaching support, I could always go to the lecturers and speak to them if I needed to.

David Stenning, Public Services student

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