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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.

Ireland is an island to the north-west of continental Europe. It is the third-largest island in Europe and the twentieth-largest island on Earth. To its east is the larger island of Great Britain, from which it is separated by the Irish Sea.

Dublin, which is from Leinster province, is a modern center of educational institutions that are famous for quality education. This city has great cultural importance. It offers three major universities to education seekers: The University of Dublin, The National University of Ireland and Dublin City University.

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INTRODUCTION TO STAGE MANAGEMENT AND TECHNICAL THEATRE

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.
Campus Full time 5 days April 2017 Ireland Dublin

This course is also suitable for people who work within amateur theatre and are interested in improving their stage management and technical knowledge. The areas covered in this course will reflect the key subjects covered in the Bachelor in Stage Management and Technical Theatre course at The Lir including [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Dublin Ireland. Overview This course is also suitable for people who work within amateur theatre and are interested in improving their stage management and technical knowledge. The areas covered in this course will reflect the key subjects covered in the Bachelor in Stage Management and Technical Theatre course at The Lir including Managing the Stage This one day workshop will introduce participants to the roles of the Stage & Production Manager and will identify how the team of CSM, DSM and ASM are divided into roles and responsibilities. It will detail the basics of running a rehearsal room, of blocking, prompting and reporting and participants will also create a prompt copy. Technology and the Stage Exploring stage technologies, lighting and sound. A one day workshop covering the principles and practices in lighting a small theatre production including rigging and focusing theatre lanterns and programming the operating desk. The course will include practical sessions as well as presentations from the tutor. There will also be a focus on sound design covering what sound is and how it can be managed, systems and equipment and how to use them and the basics involved in setting up the sound for a theatre production. Making the Stage This two day workshop is broken down into Designing the Stage and Constructing the Stage. Designing the stage looks at the considerations to be taken into account when starting out the design process including access, resources, size of the space etc., creating design concepts and the importance of model boxes that easily communicate the large scale stage design and preparing suitably detailed plans for construction, props, costume and scenic departments. Constructing the stage will include an introduction to modern stagecraft and construction as well as practical sessions on stage and set work. Dressing the Stage Participants will be given a brief history on costume and costume design for theatre throughout the years and will learn about planning, designing, creating and finding clothing including period costumes, footwear, jewellery, wigs etc for the actors. Application Requirements Fluency in the English language is essential. A commitment to punctuality, discipline and preparation is required from every participant. Information on what to wear etc. will be sent to successful applicants once they have been accepted onto the course. Cancellation Policy The full course fee is payable as acceptance of an offer of a place on the course. In the event of cancellation more than two months prior to the course start date, a sum of €100 will be retained to cover administration costs. In the event of a cancellation less than two months prior to the course start date, the sum of €250 will be retained. A withdrawal less than one month before the course start date will result in the forfeiture of the entire fee. [-]

TECHNOLOGY AND THE STAGE

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.
Campus Full time 2 days February 2017 Ireland Dublin

A two day workshop covering the principles and practices in lighting a small theatre production including rigging and focusing theatre lanterns, the use of special effects, programming the operating desk and the operation of follow spots. [+]

A two day workshop covering the principles and practices in lighting a small theatre production including rigging and focusing theatre lanterns, the use of special effects, programming the operating desk and the operation of follow spots. The course will include practical sessions as well as presentations from the tutor. Day two will focus on sound design covering what sound is and how it can be managed, systems and equipment and how to use them, troubleshooting and the basics involved in setting up the sound for a small theatre production. Cancellation Policy The full course fee is payable as acceptance of an offer of a place on the course. In the event of cancellation more than two months prior to the course start date, a sum of €100 will be retained to cover administration costs. In the event of a cancellation less than two months prior to the course start date, the sum of €250 will be retained. A withdrawal less than one month before the course start date will result in the forfeiture of the entire fee. Application Requirements Fluency in the English language is essential. A commitment to punctuality, discipline and preparation is required from every participant. Information on what to wear etc. will be sent to successful applicants once they have been accepted onto the course. [-]

ACTING AND IRISH THEATER

The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.
Campus Full time 4 weeks September 2017 Ireland Dublin

Acting and Irish Theatre is a course for international students who wish to expand, explore and deepen their awareness of Irish Theatre. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Dublin Ireland. Overview Acting and Irish Theatre is a course for international students who wish to expand, explore and deepen their awareness of Irish Theatre This course is aimed at theatre and acting students around the world who wish to explore and experience Irish Theatre while immersed in its native context. This course is worth 10 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits towards any third level drama qualification. Participants on the course will engage with some of Ireland’s greatest writers, both classic and contemporary, including Sean O’Casey, Samuel Beckett, Brian Friel, Conor McPherson and Marina Carr; studying the literary and performance context of each play. Acting, Voice and Movement classes are taught by leading Irish directors and dramaturgues and will focus on the unique demands of performing Irish plays. Voice classes will focus on the particular requirements of Irish texts including a wide range of Irish contemporary and historic dialects. The actor will explore how movement in different Irish plays changes relative to culture, dress, dance, beliefs and environment. Students will engage with the physical embodiment of work as well as concepts of past-time and the muscularity of text. Please Note: older applicants are advised that the course is physically demanding. ACCOMMODATION AT GOLDSMITH HALL, TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN. THE PRICE GIVEN IS FOR 27 NIGHTS, ALTHOUGH THIS CAN BE ALTERED TO SUIT INDIVIDUAL NEEDS. THE PRICE QUOTED DOES NOT INCLUDE BREAKFAST Bursaries are available for this course. They are means tested and can only be applied for once a place has been offered. Course Content Please see below the contents for the 2016 course. It is recommended that the plays are read in advance Week one: The Lonesome West by Martin McDonagh The Weir by Conor McPherson Whistle In The Dark by Tom Murphy Conversations On A Homecoming by Tom Murphy The Walworth Farce by Enda Walsh Week two: Howie the Rookie by Mark O’Rowe Our Few and Evil Days by Mark O’Rowe The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh I Heart Alice Heart I by Amy Conroy Translations by Brian Friel Dancing At Lughnasa by Brian Friel Week three: The Shadow of a Gunman by Seán O’Casey The Plough & The Stars by Seán O’Casey All That Fall, Waiting for Godot, Not I, Eh Joe, Happy Days and Endgame by Samuel Beckett The Cat and The Moon by W.B. Yeats Purgatory by W.B. Yeats Week four: By the Bog of Cats by Marina Carr The Playboy of the Western World by JM Synge Included in the course are visits to various theatres in Dublin, tickets to shows that are running at that time and where possible, discussions with directors who are working in the city at this time. Application Details Once you have completed the online application, you will receive notification within two weeks. If a place has been allocated then you are required to continue the application process online and will be forwarded a link to do this. Please do not send money for this course at this stage. Payment will be required only when a place has been allocated. Although there is no application deadline, places are limited and early booking is recommended. All applications are considered in order of receipt. If an application is received after the course is full, the applicant will be put on a waiting list. Applicants will be informed by email whether or not they have been accepted. Acceptance onto the course is at the discretion of The Lir Academy. If The Lir feels for whatever reason that they are not suitable for the course, he/she will not be accepted. All decisions are final and not subject to appeal. Due to the high demand for Lir courses applicants may be held on a waiting list. Please note: A minimum number of participants are required for all workshops to proceed. Insurance It is strongly recommended that all participants insure themselves to cover the loss of fees in the event of illness, for which The Lir cannot accept any liability. Cancellation Policy The full course fee is payable as acceptance of an offer of a place on the course. In the event of cancellation more than two months prior to the course start date, a sum of €100 will be retained to cover administration costs. In the event of a cancellation less than two months prior to the course start date, the sum of €250 will be retained. A withdrawal less than one month before the course start date will result in the forfeiture of the entire fee. [-]

Pre Masters International Foundation Programme

Dublin City University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The Pre-Masters programme at DCU is for non-native English speakers who wish to prepare themselves for a Masters degree in Dublin City University. The IFP helps students to achieve the English language skills necessary for DCU postgraduate programmes, prepares students for the adjustment to university learning, and allows them to sample modules from the Masters degree they wish to pursue... [+]

Introduction The Pre Masters International Foundation Programme (IFP) is for non-native English speakers who wish to prepare themselves for a Masters degree in Dublin City University. The IFP helps students to achieve the English language skills necessary for DCU postgraduate programmes, prepares students for the adjustment to university learning, and allows them to sample modules from the Masters degree they wish to pursue. Students who successfully complete this course will be guaranteed a place on their target degree programme in DCU. They will also be entitled to exemptions from modules successfully completed during the Foundation programme (where available). This will improve the chances of obtaining excellent grades in the postgraduate programme and ease the strain of transition to a new education system. Who is eligible? To apply for the IFP you must have identified which Masters Programme at DCU you wish to progress to. To ensure there is progression from the IFP to your chosen programme please consult our website. To apply for the IFP you must meet the academic entry requirements of the Masters programme you wish to progress to at DCU. You must also meet the English language entry requirement of the IFP pathway. For more information on entry requirements please consult our website. Programme Content The programme is taken on a full-time basis over one either one semester or one academic year. Students take a mixture of core and specialist modules. Core Modules All IFP students take modules in: Academic English English Language Development Communication and Presentation Skills. Individual Specialisms (Streams) IFP students take modules from their chosen postgraduate degree programme worth approximately 10 (single semester) or 20 (year-long) credits. They are entitled to exemptions from these modules the following year, on successful completion of the IFP. (Note: A full Masters degree requires the student to complete 90 credits, including a final dissertation or project). Structure The Pre Masters International Foundation Programme is designed to be completed in one calendar year of full-time study. It consists of two (full-time) taught semesters, followed by a practical project, completed between May and early September. The next intake for this programme will be September 2017. We also offer a one semester foundation programme beginning in February 2017 which will prepare students for a September 2017 intake. Fees and How to Apply For 2017 fees for the IFP please contact us on international.office@dcu.ie Apply online for September 2017 entry at www.pac.ie/dcu [-]

Intensive Plus CODE: GEN 4

Emerald Cultural Institute
Campus Full time 12 - 13 weeks September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The Intensive Plus course is designed for students who wish to supplement their General English Course with extra conversation classes in small groups in the afternoons. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Dublin Ireland. The Intensive Plus course is designed for students who wish to supplement their General English Course with extra conversation classes in small groups in the afternoons. The focus in the afternoon classes is on improving fluency skills. The morning lessons are the same as those offered in the Intensive Course. In addition there are six hours of small-group conversation classes over three afternoons (2 hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) at three levels starting at Pre-Intermediate. Afternooon classes have a maximum of 8 participants. Tuition Hours 20 x 60 minute group lessons each week in the mornings 6 x 60 minute small-group conversation classes in the afternoons. Levels A minimum language level of pre-intermediate is required. The afternoon classes are offered at three levels starting at Pre-Intermediate. Minimum Course Duration Two weeks Age Group The Intensive Plus Course is designed for students aged 17+ Average Number of Students per class 8-10 per class in the mornings (depending on the time of year). Afternoon classes have a maximum of 8 participants. Maximum class size 14 Locations Courses are held year-round in Palmerston Park and Milltown Park. During the summer months, this course may be held at one of our summer centres. Testing and Placement Students are given an oral and written test on the first day of their course and placed in a class appropriate to their level of English. Students’ progress is monitored on an ongoing basis and their class level is adjusted accordingly. Examinations Students attending a General Course can also choose to sit the TOEIC examination. Examinations are subject to availability and payment of the appropriate fee. Textbooks We use the most up-to date textbooks and teaching materials. Textbooks are not included in the course fee. Students can purchase textbooks from the school or from recommended bookstores in the city centre. Textbooks cost approximately €35. We can include the cost of a first book in your invoice on request. Availability Please check availability with the Institute before confirming any of our courses. Once the booking is confirmed students can begin their course on any Monday morning at 09.00am. What is included in the course fee? Written and oral placement test Tuition (60 minutes per lesson) Interesting and stimulating supplementary course materials Use of multi-media facilities and free WiFi Ongoing support and monitoring by class teachers and Director of Studies Regular seminars such as “Living and Working in Ireland” and “CV Preparation and Interviews” Rich and varied Social Programme Diploma on completion of course with personalised student report Welcome Kit with guides and maps and student handbook Exclusive access to Emerald student website with information, interactive presentations and free learning resources [-]

Intensive Plus Examination Preparation: GEN 6

Emerald Cultural Institute
Campus Full time 12 - 13 weeks September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The Intensive Plus Examination Preparation is for students who wish to supplement their General English Course with extra classes to prepare for the TOEFL or IELTS examination in small groups in the afternoon. The minimum level of English required for participation in this course is Intermediate and the examination fee is not included in the course fee. Afternoon classes have a maximum of 8 students and a minimum number of 2 students is required to run the course. [+]

The Intensive Plus Examination Preparation is for students who wish to supplement their General English Course with extra classes to prepare for the TOEFL or IELTS examination in small groups in the afternoon. The minimum level of English required for participation in this course is Intermediate and the examination fee is not included in the course fee. Afternoon classes have a maximum of 8 students and a minimum number of 2 students is required to run the course. Tuition Hours 20 x 60 minute group lessons each week in the mornings. 6 x 60 minute small-group preparation classes in the afternoons. Levels A good Intermediate level of English is required. Minimum Course Duration Two weeks. Course Dates For course dates please see the Price List or contact the institute. Please note that the examination fee is not included in the programme fee and the examination is subject to availability and must be booked separately providing all the necessary documentation. Age Group The Intensive Course is designed for students aged 17+ Average Number of Students per class 8-10 per class in the mornings (depending on the time of year). Maximum class size 14 in the mornings and 8 in the afternoons. Locations Courses are held year-round in Palmerston Park and Milltown Park. During the summer months, this course may be held at one of our summer centres. Testing and Placement Students are given an oral and written test on the first day of their course and placed in a class appropriate to their level of English. Students’ progress is monitored on an ongoing basis and their class level is adjusted accordingly. Examinations Students attending this Course can prepare for the following examinations: TOEFL and IELTS. All Examinations are subject to availability and payment of the appropriate fee. Textbooks We use the most up-to date textbooks and teaching materials. Textbooks are not included in the course fee. Students can purchase textbooks from the school or from recommended bookstores in the city centre. Textbooks cost approximately €35. We can include the cost of a first book in your invoice on request. Availability Please check availability with the Institute before confirming any courses. Once the booking is confirmed students can begin their course on any Monday morning at 09.00am. What is included in the course fee? Written and oral placement test Tuition (60 minutes per lesson) Interesting and stimulating supplementary course materials Use of multi-media facilities and free WiFi Ongoing support and monitoring by class teachers and Director of Studies Regular seminars such as “Living and Working in Ireland” and “CV Preparation and Interviews” Rich and varied Social Programme Diploma on completion of course with personalised student report Welcome Kit with guides and maps and student handbook Exclusive access to Emerald student website with information, interactive presentations and free learning resources [-]

Intensive Plus Business CODE: GEN 7

Emerald Cultural Institute
Campus Full time 12 - 13  September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The Intensive Plus Business Course offers 26 hours of tuition weekly. This course is aimed at students with either an academic or practical business background who wish to supplement their General English course in the mornings with Business English in the afternoons. Modules covered in the afternoon business lessons can include: Presentations, Sales and Marketing, The Language of Business Meetings, Report Writing, E-mail and telephone communication and The Language of Negotiations. Course content varies according to the changing needs of the group. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Dublin Ireland. The Intensive Plus Business Course offers 26 hours of tuition weekly. This course is aimed at students with either an academic or practical business background who wish to supplement their General English course in the mornings with Business English in the afternoons. Modules covered in the afternoon business lessons can include: Presentations, Sales and Marketing, The Language of Business Meetings, Report Writing, E-mail and telephone communication and The Language of Negotiations. Course content varies according to the changing needs of the group. Tuition Hours 20 x 60 minute group lessons each week in the mornings. 6 x 60-minute small group business English classes in the afternoons Levels This course requires a good intermediate level of English. Students whose level of English is lower than the required standard will be offered a place on the GEN 4 programme (6 hours of small-group fluency lessons in the afternoons) PLUS one hour of individual tuition per week instead of the GEN 7 programme. The Intensive Plus Business afternoon classes have a maximum of 6 students per class. Minimum Course Duration Two weeks. Age Group 17+ in the morning classes 21+ in the afternoon classes Average Number of Students per class 8-10 per class in the mornings (depending on the time of year) Maximum class size 14 in the mornings and 6 in the afternoons. Locations Courses are held year-round in Palmerston Park and Milltown Park. During the summer months General Courses may be held at one of our summer centres. Testing and Placement Students are given an oral and written test on the first day of their course and placed in a class appropriate to their level of English. Students’ progress is monitored on an ongoing basis and their class level is adjusted accordingly. Examinations Students attending this Course can prepare for the following examinations: TOEFL and IELTS. All Examinations are subject to availability and payment of the appropriate fee. Textbooks We use the most up-to date textbooks and teaching materials. Textbooks are not included in the course fee. Students can purchase textbooks from the school or from recommended bookstores in the city centre. Textbooks cost approximately €35. We can include the cost of a first book in your invoice on request. Availability Please check availability with the Institute before confirming any courses. Once the booking is confirmed students can begin their course on any Monday morning at 09.00am. What is included in the course fee? Written and oral placement test Tuition (60 minutes per lesson) Interesting and stimulating supplementary course materials Use of multi-media facilities and free WiFi Ongoing support and monitoring by class teachers and Director of Studies Regular seminars such as “Living and Working in Ireland” and “CV Preparation and Interviews” Rich and varied Social Programme Diploma on completion of course with personalised student report Welcome Kit with guides and maps and student handbook Exclusive access to Emerald student website with information, interactive presentations and free learning resources [-]

Intensive Course CODE: GEN 1

Emerald Cultural Institute
Campus Full time 12 - 13 weeks September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The Intensive Course is designed to provide a thorough knowledge of general English at all levels. The course covers the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing and is especially programmed to improve communication skills in spoken and written English. We place great importance on oral communication in the classroom, and course- books and supplementary materials are interesting and stimulating. Two teachers are responsible for each programme and regular progress tests are built into the syllabus. This course may be taken in combination with one of our afternoon group classes or afternoon one-to-one lessons. [+]

The Intensive Course is designed to provide a thorough knowledge of general English at all levels. The course covers the four basic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing and is especially programmed to improve communication skills in spoken and written English. We place great importance on oral communication in the classroom, and course- books and supplementary materials are interesting and stimulating. Two teachers are responsible for each programme and regular progress tests are built into the syllabus. This course may be taken in combination with one of our afternoon group classes or afternoon one-to-one lessons. Tuition Hours 20 x 60 minute group lessons = 20 hours’ group tuition per week. Levels All levels are available from beginner* to advanced. * Beginner’s courses are held on fixed dates. Minimum Course Duration Two weeks Age Group The Intensive Course is designed for students aged 17+ Average Number of Students per class 8-10 per class (depending on the time of year) Maximum class size 14 Locations Courses are held year-round in Palmerston Park and Milltown Park. During the summer months, this course may be held at one of our summer centres. Testing and Placement Students are given an oral and written test on the first day of their course and placed in a class appropriate to their level of English. Students’ progress is monitored on an ongoing basis and their class level is adjusted accordingly. Examinations Students attending a General Course can also prepare for the following examinations: University of Cambridge (PET, First Certificate, Advanced & Proficiency), TIE Examination (Test of Interactive English), TOEIC, (certification available at all levels), TOEFL and IELTS. All Examinations are subject to availability and payment of the appropriate fee. Textbooks We use the most up-to date textbooks and teaching materials. Textbooks are not included in the course fee. Students can purchase textbooks from the school or from recommended bookstores in the city centre. Textbooks cost approximately €35. We can include the cost of a first book in your invoice on request. Availability Please check availability with the Institute before confirming any of our courses. Once the booking is confirmed students can begin their course on any Monday morning at 09.00am, except for complete beginners who can only start on fixed dates. What is included in the course fee? Written and oral placement test Tuition (60 minutes per lesson) Interesting and stimulating supplementary course materials Use of multi-media facilities and free WiFi Ongoing support and monitoring by class teachers and Director of Studies Regular seminars such as “Living and Working in Ireland” and “CV Preparation and Interviews” Rich and varied Social Programme Diploma on completion of course with personalised student report Welcome Kit with guides and maps and student handbook Exclusive access to Emerald student website with information, interactive presentations and free learning resources [-]

Examination Course CODE: GEN 5

Emerald Cultural Institute
Campus Full time September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The Examination Course is designed to prepare students for one of the following examinations: Cambridge Preliminary English Test, Cambridge First Certificate, Cambridge Advanced Certificate and Certificate of Proficiency, or the IELTS examination. Students wishing to do an examination should start their Cambridge preparation course 12 weeks prior to the examination date and their IELTS course 4 weeks prior to the examination date. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Dublin Ireland. The Examination Course is designed to prepare students for one of the following examinations: Cambridge Preliminary English Test, Cambridge First Certificate, Cambridge Advanced Certificate and Certificate of Proficiency, or the IELTS examination. Students wishing to do an examination should start their Cambridge preparation course 12 weeks prior to the examination date and their IELTS course 4 weeks prior to the examination date. Cambridge Examination Courses First Certificate in English (FCE), Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), Proficiency (CPE) Jan – March (9 or 10 Weeks) March – June (12 Weeks) July – August (6 Weeks – FCE only) September – December (12 Weeks) Cambridge Examination Dates First Certificate in English (FCE), Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), Proficiency (CPE) Mid March Mid June End of August (FCE only) Mid December For exact dates of our Cambridge and IELTS examination preparation courses, see the Price List or contact the institute. Tuition Hours 20 x 60 minute group lessons = 20 hours’ group tuition per week. Levels All the Examination Courses are only available subject to a minimum number of 6 participants for each level. Students should begin their Cambridge course 12 weeks prior to the examination dates and their IELTS course 4 weeks prior. We cannot accept students for any examination course until we have confirmed that they are at an appropriate level to join the class. Textbooks We use the most up-to date textbooks and teaching materials. Textbooks are not included in the course fee. Students can purchase textbooks from the school or from recommended bookstores in the city centre. Textbooks cost approximately €35. We can include the cost of a first book in your invoice on request. Availability Please check availability with the Institute before confirming any courses. Once the booking is confirmed students can begin their course on the fixed start dates. What is included in the course fee? Written and oral placement test Tuition (60 minutes per lesson) Interesting and stimulating supplementary course materials Use of multi-media facilities and free WiFi Ongoing support and monitoring by class teachers and Director of Studies Regular seminars such as “Living and Working in Ireland” and “CV Preparation and Interviews” Rich and varied Social Programme Diploma on completion of course with personalised student report Welcome Kit with guides and maps and student handbook Exclusive access to Emerald student website with information, interactive presentations and free learning resources. [-]

Combined Course CODE: GEN 2

Emerald Cultural Institute
Campus Full time 14 weeks September 2017 Ireland Dublin

The Combined Course is designed to provide a thorough knowledge of general English combined with a focus on particular areas of interest or learning weakness for the individual student. Students attend the Intensive Course in the mornings and have five hours’ individual tuition per week in the afternoons. Students can decide with their teacher which area of specific interest they want to concentrate on in the individual lessons. The timetable is flexible and may be agreed with the teacher to allow some free afternoons. [+]

The Combined Course is designed to provide a thorough knowledge of general English combined with a focus on particular areas of interest or learning weakness for the individual student. Students attend the Intensive Course in the mornings and have five hours’ individual tuition per week in the afternoons. Students can decide with their teacher which area of specific interest they want to concentrate on in the individual lessons. The timetable is flexible and may be agreed with the teacher to allow some free afternoons. Tuition Hours 20 x 60 minute group lessons = 20 hours’ group tuition per week + 5 x 60 minute individual lessons = 5 hours’ individual tuition perweek. Levels All levels are available from beginner* to advanced. * Beginner’s courses are held on fixed dates. Minimum Course Duration Two weeks Age Group The Combined Course is designed for students aged 17+ Average Number of Students per class 8-10 per class (depending on the time of year) Maximum class size 14 Testing and Placement Students are given an oral and written test on the first day of their course and placed in a class appropriate to their level of English. Students’ progress is monitored on an ongoing basis and their class level is adjusted accordingly. Examinations Students attending a Combined Course can prepare for the following examinations: University of Cambridge (PET, FCE, Advanced & Proficiency), TIE Examination, TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS and BEC 1/2/3. It is also possible to prepare for other examinations on request. All examinations are subject to availability and payment of the appropriate fee. Textbooks We use the most up-to date textbooks and teaching materials. Textbooks are not included in the course fee. Students can purchase textbooks from the school or from recommended bookstores in the city centre. Textbooks cost approximately €35. We can include the cost of a first book in your invoice on request. Availability Please check availability with the Institute before confirming any of our courses. Once the booking is confirmed students can begin their course on any Monday morning at 09.00am, except for complete beginners who can only start on fixed dates. What is included in the course fee? Written and oral placement test Tuition (60 minutes per lesson) Interesting and stimulating supplementary course materials Use of multi-media facilities and free WiFi Ongoing support and monitoring by class teachers and Director of Studies Regular seminars such as “Living and Working in Ireland” and “CV Preparation and Interviews” Rich and varied Social Programme Diploma on completion of course with personalised student report Welcome Kit with guides and maps and student handbook Exclusive access to Emerald student website with information, interactive presentations and free learning resources. [-]

Hybrid StartUp Internship Dublin

Corkscrew Startup School
Campus Full time 28 days July 2017 Ireland Dublin

Join us for a unique 28 Day Hybrid StartUp Internship and develop your creativity, initiative and leadership skills by learning about business startup at one of the city’s most innovative cowork spaces [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Dublin Ireland. Join us for a unique 28 Day Hybrid StartUp Internship and develop your creativity, initiative and leadership skills by learning about business startup at one of the city’s most innovative cowork spaces. Invest In Your Future Learn an entrepreneurial mindset and become ultra-employable. Travel To Dublin Join Facebook and Google in one of Europe’s most entrepreneurial capitals. Hybrid Internship A blend of study abroad and work experience in a startup environment. The Hybrid ‘StartUp’ Internship We believe Internship Programs should be more than just work experience, that’s why we’ve developed our unique Hybrid StartUp Internship to focus on developing key employability skills through the world of StartUps. Our innovative program blends work experience at one of the most entrepreneurial cowork spaces in Dublin with practical training on how to create a feasible business idea and take it to market with minimal risk and investment. With personal mentorship, hands-on training and excellent feedback you can trust us to deliver a program that’s perfect for you. What’s a Hybrid StartUp Internship? At Corkscrew we feel that Internship providers have a commitment to develop interns to their full capacity and that the experience is more than just an organisations name on a resume. Since 2011 we have been developing a unique program that uses practical work experience and startup training to best develop participants professional and personal attributes within entrepreneurial environments. We want to show you that starting a business is for everyone. The vital skills that you learn when starting a business venture can be applied into all aspects of working life, no matter whether you’re bound for employment, education or entrepreneurship. The StartUp Training Our unique EU accredited StartUp Training Program takes you through an entrepreneurial journey from how to spark that initial creative idea to testing it’s business feasibility and kickstarting with minimal resources. We use the latest concepts and theories with practical challenges to develop the core skills of a startup professional including Creative Problem Solving, Initiative and Leadership Skills. The StartUp training is the perfect introduction into the world of entrepreneurship and will introduce you into the unique and innovative world of Corkscrew Thinking. The Work Experience Real time work experience is the most critical element of traditional internships, so on our Hybrid StartUp Internships we make sure that you ditch the photocopying and only work on key business projects for our selected businesses. As all businesses are residents at the selected cowork location you’ll get the opportunity to not only work with your selected business, but also network with business owners and entrepreneurs from a range of industries and sectors from finance to fashion. The Coworking Space For anything to grow and blossom you need the perfect environment, that’s why we have made the decision to run all of our unique Hybrid StartUp Internships from innovative cowork spaces in some of the worlds most entrepreneurial cities. The diversity of residents and energy from the selected coworking spaces provides the ideal location to stimulate creative thinking and startup opportunities whilst on the program. You will get the chance to network and learn from experienced entrepreneurs and business professionals across varied sectors. In Your Free Time Outside of the program, our participants often like to combine their experience with visits and experiences across Ireland. While you’ll be working hard on creative challenges during the week, remember that the weekends are your own and you are free to travel wherever you like. Whatever you decide on, the Corkscrew mentors are happy to help out with any travel plans you make. So why not take some time out and experience the best of Irish culture? Program Statistics 28 Day Hybrid StartUp Internship Abroad in Dublin, Ireland Suitable for any person with an interest in entrepreneurship and business startup Learn the vital skills needed for employment, entrepreneurship and further education Suitable for any career focus including hospitality, business, tourism, HR and marketing Our past participants have given us overwhelmingly positive feedback and an overall experience rating of 98.3% Long term support available for those going into entrepreneurship A fun and worthwhile travel experience for candidates of all backgrounds StartUp Training Camp Each day of the Hybrid StartUp Internship will bring new challenges and practical experiences through The Startup Training elements including a range of different activities, games, workshops, presentations and other creative exercises to get you thinking and learning effectively. The approach we take is to provide as much practical experience with business as we can and we take a very unique approach to other business courses. Some exercises will be lead by the mentor, while others carry a heavy emphasis on group and self learning. Be prepared to try new things, make mistakes and learn a lot along the way! The Work Experience On any form of Internship relevant work experience is a vital part of the learning and development process, on our Hybrid StartUp Internship we hand pick cowork residents for project work that will challenge participants in a real world experience. We have removed the photocopying, coffee making and general office duties normally assigned to interns and replaced them with client project work that provides tangible work experience for your resume. You will work in small teams over the 4 weeks on a consultancy basis for your selected client providing a real sense of ownership of the work you complete. What You’ll Develop Consulting Experience Learn how to work with a client from developing strong business connections to understanding the key elements of their business. You’ll improve confidence in dealing with experienced business professionals and improve networking abilities. Project Management Learn fundamental business project management skills including planning, time management, communication and working to deadlines. Technical Skills Learn a range of technical skills needed to fulfil the real time work project from analysing competitors and customer targets to developing and advising on SEO and online marketing campaigns. Resume and Self Brand Improve your professional skill set and learn vital employability and networking techniques that will help you stand out from the competition including boosting your resume and understanding how to promote your self-brand. [-]

Junior Summer English Residential Programme, Cork

International House Dublin
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks June 2017 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

International House Cork Summer School offers excellent quality mixed-nationality Junior English Language Programmes for individuals and groups aged 11-17 during the Summer using the facilities of University College Cork, an 1845 University situated on the south coast in the second largest city in Ireland. [+]

International House Cork Summer School offers excellent quality mixed-nationality Junior English Language Programmes for individuals and groups aged 11-17 during the Summer using the facilities of University College Cork, an 1845 University situated on the south coast in the second largest city in Ireland. The programme based on UCC campus offers both homestay and modern on-campus residential accommodation. University College Cork is situated on 44 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds only 5 minutes from Cork city centre and has excellent on-campus accommodation and sports facilities for students. Facilities include: large canteen for all meals, indoor swimming pool, indoor gymnasiums, tennis courts, a running track and several outdoor football pitches. The programme includes: 15 hours tuition per week in mixed nationality classes On-campus residential accommodation in single bedrooms Varied menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the university canteen Exciting programme of afternoon and evening activities including local visits 2 half day excursions to city centre every week One evening disco per week Full day excursion every Saturday to famous attractions Use of course books and materials End of course certificate For groups of 15+ students, we offer free return airport transfers and free accommodation for 1 group leader per 15 students. Cork Junior Residential Course Information Course dates 2014: Monday 30th June to Friday 25th July Course length: Minimum 2 weeks, Maximum 4 weeks Hours per week: 15 hours tuition per week (1 hour = 60 minutes) Maximum class size: 15 students (average class size: 12 students) Age group: 11-17 Arrival dates: 2 week stay: 29th June or 13th July 3 week stay: 29th June or 6th July 4 week stay: 29th June Residential Accommodation For students who join the Cork Junior Summer Residential Programme at University College Cork, on-campus accommodation is offered. Each apartment has a fully fitted kitchen (although all meals are taken in the college canteen), living room with TV, shower and bathroom. All bedrooms are supplied with bed linen and towels. Junior Residential Course Fees 2014 2 weeks: €1585 3 weeks: €2300 4 weeks: €2950 Airport Transfer (each way): €50 We offer special group rates and free places for leaders with groups of 15+. [-]

Junior Summer English Residential Programme, Dublin

International House Dublin
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks June 2017 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

Our Junior Residential programme in Dublin combines the benefits of studying in the academic environment of a private high school with luxury Campus accommodation and facilities at one of Dublin's most prestigious Universities, Dublin City University. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Dublin Ireland. Our Junior Residential programme in Dublin combines the benefits of studying in the academic environment of a private high school with luxury Campus accommodation and facilities at one of Dublin's most prestigious Universities, Dublin City University. Facilities at DCU include an indoor 25m swimming pool, steam room & sauna, fitness centre, indoor sports hall, extensive all-weather sports grounds and entertainment centre for evening activities. The programme includes: 15 hours tuition per week in mixed nationality classes at Sutton Park School Excellent school facilities include all-weather sports fields, tennis & basketball courts, computer room, arts & crafts room and indoor gymnasium Campus Residential accommodation at Dublin City University Students are accommodated in apartments with a mixture of single and twin bedrooms, each with a private bathroom Private bus to and from school every day (20-25 minutes each way) A varied menu for breakfast and dinner at the residence Hot lunch at Sutton Park School Afternoon and evening activities everyday 2 Half day excursions to city centre every week Full day excursion every Saturday Use of course books and materials End of course certificate For groups of 15+ students, we offer free return airport transfers and free accommodation for 1 group leader per 15 students. Junior Residential Course Information Course dates 2014.: Monday 30th June to Friday 25th July Course length: Minimum 2 weeks, Maximum 4 weeks Hours per week: 15 hours tuition per week (1 hour = 60 minutes) Maximum class size: 15 students (average class size: 12 students) Age group: 11-17 Arrival dates: 2 week stay: 29th June or 13th July 3 week stay: 29th June or 6th July 4 week stay: 29th June Residential Accommodation For students who join the Junior Residential Programme, accommodation is offered at Dublin City University Campus. Junior Residential Course Fees 2014 2 weeks: €1790 3 weeks: €2590 4 weeks: €3320 Airport Transfer (each way): €80 We offer special group rates and free places for leaders with groups of 15+. [-]

Junior Summer English Homestay Programme, Cork

International House Dublin
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 weeks June 2017 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

International House Cork Summer School offers excellent quality mixed-nationality Junior English Language Programmes for individuals and groups aged 11-17 during the Summer using the facilities of University College Cork, an 1845 University situated on the south coast in the second largest city in Ireland. [+]

International House Cork Summer School offers excellent quality mixed-nationality Junior English Language Programmes for individuals and groups aged 11-17 during the Summer using the facilities of University College Cork, an 1845 University situated on the south coast in the second largest city in Ireland. The programme based on UCC campus offers both homestay and modern on-campus residential accommodation. University College Cork is situated on 44 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds only 5 minutes from Cork city centre and has excellent on-campus accommodation and sports facilities for students. Facilities include: large canteen for all meals, indoor swimming pool, indoor gymnasiums, tennis courts, a running track and several outdoor football pitches. The programme includes 15 hours tuition per week in mixed nationality classes Full board homestay accommodation sharing a room with a student of a different nationality Hot lunch in the school canteen Local transportation for students located more than 20 minutes’ walk from the college Afternoon activities Monday-Friday Half day excursion to city centre every Thursday afternoon One evening disco per week Full day excursion every Saturday Use of course books and materials End of course certificate For groups of 15+ students, we offer free return airport transfers and free accommodation for 1 group leader per 15 students. Cork Junior Homestay Course Information Course dates 2014: Monday 30th June to Friday 25th July 2014 Arrival days: Students should arrive on Saturday or Sunday before the course starts and accommodation is based on 7 nights Saturday-Saturday or Sunday-Sunday Course length: Minimum 2 weeks, Maximum 4 weeks Hours per week: 15 hours tuition per week (1 hour = 60 minutes) Maximum class size: 15 students (average class size: 12 students) Age group: 11 – 17 Host Family Accommodation For students who join the Junior Summer Programme at University College Cork, accommodation is offered in carefully selected families who are visited regularly by the Accommodations Officer and are located close to the University within walking distance or on a short direct bus route. Junior Homestay Course Fees 2014 2 weeks: €1305 3 weeks: €1870 4 weeks: €2210 Airport Transfer from Cork Airport(each way): €50 [-]

Junior Summer English Homestay Programme, Dublin

International House Dublin
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 7 weeks June 2017 Ireland Dublin + 1 more

The junior English language programme with homestay accommodation for young learners aged 11-17 takes place at Sutton Park School during July and August each year. Sutton Park School is an exclusive private school with excellent facilities situated in its own grounds, astroturf pitch, indoor gymnasium, computer room and arts & crafts room. [+]

Course Studies 2017 in Dublin Ireland. The junior English language programme with homestay accommodation for young learners aged 11-17 takes place at Sutton Park School during July and August each year. Sutton Park School is an exclusive private school with excellent facilities situated in its own grounds, astroturf pitch, indoor gymnasium, computer room and arts & crafts room. The centre is located on the beautiful Howth Peninsula on the north side of Dublin Bay, 12km from the city centre and close to the traditional fishing village of Howth. The programme includes 15 hours tuition per week in mixed nationality classes Full board homestay accommodation sharing a room with a student of a different nationality Hot lunch in the school canteen Private bus service to and from school everyday Afternoon activities Monday-Friday Half day excursion to city centre every Thursday afternoon One evening disco per week Full day excursion every Saturday Use of course books and materials End of course certificate For groups of 15+ students, we offer free return airport transfers and free accommodation for 1 group leader per 15 students. Junior Homestay Course Information Course dates 2014: Monday 30th June to Friday 15th August 2014 Arrival days: Students should arrive on Saturday or Sunday before the course starts and accommodation is based on 7 nights Saturday-Saturday or Sunday-Sunday Course length: Minimum 2 weeks, Maximum 7 weeks Hours per week: 15 hours tuition per week (1 hour = 60 minutes) Maximum class size: 15 students (average class size: 12 students) Age group: 11 – 17 Host Family Accommodation For students who join the Junior Summer Programme at Sutton Park School, accommodation is offered with carefully chosen host families, located in areas close to the school and a private bus service is provided each day to take students to and from the school. Junior Homestay Course Fees 2014 2 weeks: €1422 3 weeks: €2040 4 weeks: €2445 Additional Weeks: €620 Airport Transfer (each way): €80 [-]