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You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.

Les cours peuvent varier de beaucoup en longueur. Certains cours à plein temps dure quelques semaines et d'autres quelques années. Certains cours à temps partiel peuvent même durer plus longtemps.

The Caribbean Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean located in the tropics of the Western hemisphere. It is bounded by Mexico and Central America to the west and southwest, to the north by the Greater Antilles, to the east by the Lesser Antilles, and to the south by South America.

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Course: English as a Second Language

University College of the Caribbean
Campus Full time 9 weeks January 2017 Jamaica Kingston

This course is designed for beginners as well as for students who already have some knowledge of English or who have studied English in the past. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Course: English as a Second Language This course is designed for beginners as well as for students who already have some knowledge of English or who have studied English in the past. The emphasis is on increasing the students’ English communication skills by improving fluency through regular speaking practice, vocabulary development, as well as developing academic preparation skills including critical reading, listening comprehension and writing. The course content is relevant to the lives of the students. [-]

Course: The Jamaican Cultural Immersion Programme

University College of the Caribbean
Campus Full time 2 weeks May 2017 Jamaica Kingston

This programme is a two (2) week long, three (3) credit offering which explores the Jamaican culture through an intensive (on-campus) study and field experience. [+]

Course: The Jamaican Cultural Immersion Programme This programme is a two (2) week long, three (3) credit offering which explores the Jamaican culture through an intensive (on-campus) study and field experience. Topics include overviews of the linguistic, historical, geographical, socio-political, economic, and artistic expressions of the country. [-]

Course - Winterline Global Skills Program 12 weeks

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 12 weeks September 2017 USA Cambridge Costa Rica San José Thailand Bangkok Cambodia Phnom Penh + 6 more

This program is like our nine-month Global Skills Gap Year program, but for those with limited time. Experiment, explore, acquire a lifetime of skills in just 12 weeks! You’ll travel the world and learn skills that are valuable (personal finance, cooking, navigation), eye-opening (milking cows, sewing clothing, Thai fishing), introspective (group dynamics, critical thinking, conflict resolution) and just plain fun (scuba diving, mixology, horseback riding). Every day will be challenging. Every day will be new. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Winterline Global Skills Program: 12 –week Costa Rica, Thailand, Cambodia, US This program is like our nine-month Global Skills Gap Year program, but for those with limited time. Experiment, explore, acquire a lifetime of skills in just 12 weeks! You’ll travel the world and learn skills that are valuable (personal finance, cooking, navigation), eye-opening (milking cows, sewing clothing, Thai fishing), introspective (group dynamics, critical thinking, conflict resolution) and just plain fun (scuba diving, mixology, horseback riding). Every day will be challenging. Every day will be new. If you want to venture into the wider world, while also exploring the farthest reaches of yourself, this is the program for you. Skills Highlights: Scuba certification Cooking Outdoor skills Photography Mixology Sewing Teamwork Critical thinking Business startup skills Coral reef restoration Partners: Outward Bound Costa Rica BaiPai Cooking School Grasshopper Adventures Startup Institute CORE Sea Rancho Mastatal (Costa Rica) DATES Spring 2017: Feb 13 - May 4 2017 Fall 2017: Aug 28 - Nov 19, 2017 Spring 2018: Feb 23 - May 6, 2018 DURATION 12 weeks COUNTRIES/LOCATIONS Costa Rica, Thailand, Cambodia, US ACCOMMODATIONS Hotels, tents, hostels, dorms, lodges DEPARTURE CITY San Jose, Costa Rica RETURN CITY Boston, MA AGES 18-22 PROGRAM FEE $28,000 [-]

Course - Ridge to Reef Exploration

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 12 weeks September 2017 USA Cambridge Mexico Mexico City Honduras Tegucigalpa Costa Rica San José Belize Belmopan + 8 more

70% of the earth is ocean; here’s your chance to explore it in ways few people get to experience. Discover plants, animals and entire ecosystems living underwater. Learn water skills -- sailing, boating, sea kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving and more. Investigate coral reef restoration and sea turtle rehabilitation. Experience the thrills of caving and zip lining. Oceans can be hazardous – you’ll learn first aid, navigation and safe diving. [+]

Ridge to Reef Exploration JANUARY 22 – APRIL 27, 2018 US, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica 70% of the earth is ocean; here’s your chance to explore it in ways few people get to experience. Discover plants, animals and entire ecosystems living underwater. Learn water skills -- sailing, boating, sea kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving and more. Investigate coral reef restoration and sea turtle rehabilitation. Experience the thrills of caving and zip lining. Oceans can be hazardous – you’ll learn first aid, navigation and safe diving. Discover the unspoiled Earth in Belize, Honduras and Costa Rica. You’ll work with the world-famous Scripps Institute of Oceanography. And you will challenge yourself physically and mentally, while connecting with a part of our world we could not live without. Skills Highlights Scuba certification EFR certification Oceanography Coral reef restoration Sailing Spelunking Sea kayaking Powerboat navigation Chocolate making Digital storytelling Fishing Zip lining PROGRAM EMPHASIS Marine science + ocean adventure DATES Jan 22 - Apr 27, 2018 DURATION 12 weeks COUNTRIES/LOCATIONS US, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica ACCOMMODATIONS Sailboats, dorms, hostels, homestays, campsites DEPARTURE CITY San Diego, CA RETURN CITY San Diego, CA AGES 18-22 PROGRAM FEE $26,000 (all-inclusive) [-]

Course - Gap Year Global Skills Program

Winterline Global Skills
Campus Full time 9 months September 2017 Cambodia Phnom Penh India Mumbai Italy Rome USA Estes Park Austria Vienna Panama Panama City Germany Munich Costa Rica San José Czech Republic Prague Thailand Bangkok Cambridge + 19 more

Each week, a new place. In 9 months, across 10 countries in 3 continents, you'll travel from the urban jungle to the wilderness, from mountains to the open ocean, from rich industrial environments to impoverished villages in developing nations. It will be the busiest, most challenging, constructive, fun and exhilarating year of your life. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. This is not your typical gap year. In 9 months, across 10 countries in 3 continents, you'll travel from the urban jungle to the wilderness, from mountains to the open ocean, from rich industrial environments to impoverished villages in developing nations. You will learn how to build a house, cook a meal, manage your finances, sail a boat, speak in public, serve a customer, negotiate a deal, and drive a car safely. You will learn how to help save a person's life when far removed from medical help. You will develop skills in negotiation, critical thinking and problem-solving, and in team-building and leadership. You will learn how governance works, and will put it into practice on a day-to-day basis. You will be taught how to operate power tools and heavy machinery such as forklifts and tractors. It will be the busiest, most challenging, constructive, fun and exhilarating year of your life. LET THE ADVENTURE BEGIN Orientation and Wilderness Experience: September Estes Park, Colorado and Wilderness Areas ... [-]

English as a Second Language Course

Xavier University School of Medicine
Campus Full time 24 weeks September 2017 Aruba Oranjestad

English as a second language, beginner and intermediate. Advancing into one of many fields of medical study. [+]

Course name: Introduction to English as a second language, beginner and intermediate Course Length: 24 weeks, divided into two trimesters at our Caribbean medical school campus. Course prerequisite requirement: Assessment examination given by Xavier with a passing score Course description and goals: The goal of this course is to teach students to communicate effectively in English by building grammar and vocabulary, as well as listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Classes will be held at the Caribbean medical school in Aruba. E- Learning: Apart from regular class room based inter-active teaching and learning schedule, students will be provided online support via e learning (Kaplan program/other resources). Assessment: Students will be assessed by quizzes, writing assignments, in class participation, and a final TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) standardized examination. There will be a formative assessment at the end of each block. - 50% Assignments and Quizzes - 20% In class participation - 30% TOEFL Lecture Hours: All the lectures will be held in XUSOM, Aruba between 8 AM and 3 PM. Lunch Break: 12 noon to 1 PM. This is our Caribbean medical school campus. Office Hours: 1:00 - 3:00 pm, Fridays Class Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 3: 00 pm Extra lectures if required Advancement into Medical Studies Students will choose from the following degrees to proceed into: Bachelors in Anatomy and Physiology Bachelors in Biology Bachelors in Biotechnology Bachelors in Chemistry Bachelors in Pharmacology Bachelors in Pre-Clinical and Health Services Bachelors in Public Health [-]

Course: Vacation ESL

University College Of The Caribbean
Campus Full time 2 - 3 weeks June 2017 Jamaica Kingston

These short 2 and 3 week intensive courses are designed to improve the student’s ability to use English in real-life situations. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. Vacation ESL These short 2 and 3 week intensive courses are designed to improve the student’s ability to use English in real-life situations by providing daily conversation activities about everyday topics in a fun and comfortable atmosphere. [-]

Course: Diploma in Law

University College Of The Caribbean
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Jamaica Kingston

The University of London programme is designed to help students develop an understanding of the fundamental principles and a critical awareness of the common law legal tradition. [+]

Diploma in Law (University of London) The University of London programme is designed to help students develop an understanding of the fundamental principles and a critical awareness of the common law legal tradition and apply analytical and problem-solving skills in a range of legal and non-legal settings. It is also designed to enhance key skills of communication, information literacy, analysis and argument. It is the first step on a career path for practising lawyers worldwide.

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Course: Jamaican Cultural Immersion Programme

University College Of The Caribbean
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2017 Jamaica Kingston

The programme is a three (3) week long, three (3) credit offering which explores the Jamaican culture through an intensive (on-campus) study and field experience. [+]

Best Course Studies in Central America and Caribbean 2017. The Jamaican Cultural Immersion Programme The programme is a three (3) week long, three (3) credit offering which explores the Jamaican culture through an intensive (on-campus) study and field experience. Topics include an overview of linguistic, historical, geographical, socio-political, economic, and artistic expressions of the country. The highly recognized brand of Jamaica provides a unique cultural mix, reflective of the global community and as articulated in the country’s motto; “Out of Many, One People”. The country’s internationally renowned excellence in foods, the arts, sports, dance and music, provides areas of specialty interface for participants, all in one geographic space, which defines the value advantage of the UCC Jamaican Cultural Immersion experience. [-]

Course: English as a Second Language

University College Of The Caribbean
Campus Full time 9 weeks June 2017 Jamaica Kingston

This course is designed for students who already have some knowledge of English or who have studied English in the past. [+]

English as a Second Language Intermediate English: This course is designed for students who already have some knowledge of English or who have studied English in the past. The course focuses on syntax, vocabulary development, pronunciation, as well as academic preparation skills including critical reading, listening comprehension, note-taking, and writing multiple paragraph essays. This course will assist students with the skills needed for university classes. Advanced English: This course is designed for those who have knowledge of most English language concepts who are working toward fluency. Classes in the Advanced English course are designed for students to develop competency in the use of advanced grammatical structures, refine their writing skills through writing essays of various forms and develop in-depth practice in English pronunciation. Students will participate in whole class and small group academic discussions. This course is ideal for students who are enrolling in university courses that require critical thinking and writing abilities. These courses are non-credit courses. Upon arrival, students will be required to complete a short diagnostic/placement test so they can be placed in a class which is most suitable to their linguistic ability. [-]

Undergraduate Credit-Building Programme (UCP-UPEACE)

University for Peace
Campus Full time Part time February 2017 Costa Rica Ciudad Colon

UPEACE accepts academically advanced undergraduate students in all of its individual graduate courses, on a case-by-case basis. UPEACE will award such students graduate-level credits for successful completion of these courses. [+]

Undergraduate Credit-Building Programme (UCP-UPEACE)

 

UPEACE accepts academically advanced undergraduate students in all of its individual graduate courses, on a case-by-case basis. UPEACE will award such students graduate-level credits for successful completion of these courses.

 

Credits earned under this programme will be recorded in the UPEACE student files for use by those students when they undertake their MA programme at UPEACE (on-campus or through the on-line modality).

 

 

Application requirements

 

1.Interested applicants must first fill out the application form;

2.The applicant must have completed at least 75% of their undergraduate programme at a recognized College or University (equivalent to a third year of a Bachelor's degree);... [-]