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Durham University

The Centre for Foreign Language Study

Persian courses | October 2019

The October 2019 Persian programme will comprise of courses in the Language Progression format. Course listings can be found below.

Language Progression Courses

18 weeks in length. Currently our most popular format, these courses are ideal for learners who wish to improve their language skills, but have other commitments that may limit study time.


One 2-hour evening class per week, and a minimum of 2 hours of independent learning between classes.

Term 1: Week commencing Monday 21 October 2019 – week ending Friday 13 December 2019 (8 weeks).
Term 2: Week commencing Monday 13 January 2020 – week ending Friday 20 March 2020 (10 weeks).

Course fee and registration

Course fee: £250 (£225 for Durham University students and staff)

Levels available

Day and time



Persian Beginners Wednesday 6.00pm No prerequisite - suitable for absolute beginners
Persian Advanced Monday 6.00pm Prerequisites for Advanced level (please see page 2)