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British Sign language | Introduction

Course Type: Adult leisure and hobby, Open to international students Campus: Central Brighton Campus

Why this course?

Learn the basic vocabulary and grammar of British Sign Language (BSL) in order to communicate with deaf people. We will cover: meeting people, exchanging personal information, describing objects and locations, getting around, food and drink, and more. You will also find out about the Deaf community and Deaf culture.

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees ?
CL0064-1C 24 Sep 2020 Central Brighton 5.00pm - 7.00pm 30 weeks £300.00 Enrol & Pay
CL0073-1C 25 Sep 2020 Central Brighton 9:00am - 12:00pm 30 weeks £450.00 Enrol & Pay

Open events

We run various open events throughout the year to enable you to come in to the College, see our facilities and speak with our staff.

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Course costs

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Other ways to enrol

You can also enrol by calling 01273 667704 or in person at our Central Brighton or West Durrington Campuses.

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Course content

Your study will include: meeting people, exchanging personal information and describing objects and locations. It also features: getting around, people and their lives, shopping, food and drink, numbers and quantities, calendars, emotions, and weather.

The course is designed to enable students with little or no experience of BSL to acquire the basic ability to communicate with deaf people using sign language and also provide information about deaf people, the Deaf community and Deaf culture.

Why the MET?

  • Online access to course documents, resources and study support through the MET’s virtual learning environment
  • High-quality learning resource centres providing library and computing facilities
  • Access to the MET’s student services, including career advice and additional learning support
  • Cafés and coffee bars with a wide range of reasonably priced meals, snacks and drinks

Course fees

The course fees are £300.00 for 30 weeks. 

This course is eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. This discounted fee is shown as category B below:

A. £300.00

B. £150.00

Find out more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply for this discount here.

Course fees
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