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1st February
to 8th March
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Sign Language in Six Weeks

1st February to 8th March
Learn the basics of British Sign Language in 6 weeks!


: To be eligible for this opportunity, you must have already completed our 

Deaf Awareness and BSL Intensive

, which will act as the induction to the online course. If you are interested in the course, we encourage you to complete this intensive as soon as possible – it will take about 10 hours and you will receive Rise points.

British Sign Language is a rich and beautiful visual language comprising of hand gestures, facial expressions and body movements. British Sign Language (or BSL, as it is more commonly known) was recognised by the UK Government as a language in 2003 and is the preferred language of over 125,000 people in the UK today. It is an extraordinary, complex language and whilst it is heavily based in English vernacular it has its own syntax and grammar systems. This course will involve two parts:

We at Manchester Deaf Centre are passionate about teaching this beautiful language, raising deaf awareness, altering misconceptions and breaking down the barriers between the hearing and D/deaf communities. On this course you will continue to explore the foundations of British Sign Language, learning about numbers and time, how to introduce yourself and ultimately have basic everyday conversations.

Expand your mind, expand your skills, explore and engage with a whole new community. Join us and start your British Sign Language journey now.

In A Nutshell...

  • Learn the basics...of sign language and better understand deaf culture.
  • Learn a life skill...that will benefit you in the future.
  • Engage in a small group, led by the Manchester Deaf Centre.
  • Commit... to on campus sessions every Wednesday.
  • Earn up to 80 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.

Ticket Options


  • place 13:00 to 14:00 on 01/02/23 - Business School 3.01 S Atrium
    Session 1
  • place 13:00 to 14:00 on 08/02/23 - Business School 3.01 S Atrium
    Session 2
  • place 13:00 to 14:00 on 15/02/23 - Business School 3.13 N Atrium
    Session 3
  • place 13:00 to 14:00 on 22/02/23 - Business School 3.01 S Atrium
    Session 4
  • place 13:00 to 14:00 on 01/03/23 - Business School 3.01 S Atrium
    Session 5
  • place 13:00 to 14:00 on 08/03/23 - Business School 3.01 S Atrium
    Session 6