Short Courses

British Sign Language Courses

Explore our available British Sign Language Courses.

We will be offering this course in-person. Please note: 

  • Our in-person courses will follow the latest Scottish Government and University of Edinburgh guidance on health and hygiene in teaching spaces. More details will be made available prior to the start of courses.  


British Sign Language course

Choose the level that's right for you...

We're delighted you're interested in learning British Sign Language!

  • If you have no previous experience of the language, please wait to enrol on a Beginners Step 1 course when available.
  • If you have some level of knowledge above Beginners Step 1, and need help choosing your level, please email for advice.
  • Further descriptions of the CEFR framework and competencies at each level can be found on our Language Levels pages.


Term 3 (from April 2023

Course fee: £155/Click here for help with fees and discounts


British Sign Language Beginners Step 3

  • Wednesday, 19 Apr (17:30-19:00) 10 weeks


British Sign Language Elementary Step 2

  • Tuesday, 18 Apr (17:30-19:00) 10 weeks



Booking Deadline

Courses will close for booking 8 days before the course start date. Book early to secure your place and avoid disappointment!

Learn BSL for Credit

British Sign Language is also available to all University of Edinburgh students (undergraduate and postgraduate) as a credit course.

Browse Credit Courses in Open Languages