Imperial Horizons, Year-in-Europe and Language for Science levels
This table provides guidelines about our course levels. Please read the online course descriptions carefully and contact the relevant language coordinator if you are in any doubt about which level you should be in. 

CoursePre-requisite

Level 1

Level 1.5


For complete beginners
- no previous experience

For post-beginners - students with some experience, e.g. short course
Currently offered in French only

 Level 2

 For post GCSE, students who have completed Level 1 or equivalent
(CEFR A1 for European languages and Arabic)

 Level 3  For post AS-level, students who have completed Level 2 or equivalent.
(CEFR A2 for European languages and Arabic)
French Baccalaureate (3rd Language); International Baccalaureate (Ab-Initio)

 Level 4  For post A-level, students who have completed Level 3 or equivalent

(CEFR B1 for European languages)
French Baccalaureate (2nd language); International Baccalaureate (standard)

 Level 5  For students who have completed Level 4 or equivalent
(CEFR B1/B2 for European languages and Arabic)

 Level 6  For students who have completed Level 5 or equivalent

(CEFR B2/C1 for European languages and Arabic)
Not suitable for native or near-native speakers

Russian for Heritage Speakers Level 3  For students of Russian or Slavonic heritage who are fluent in Russian orally, but may need to learn or improve their knowledge of Russian grammar and literacy
 
Summary of the table's contents