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Courses are an option for many students who are interested in learning more of about a skill or field of interest. The length and depth of focus depends on the type of course that is selected. This flexibility allows many individuals to take more control over what and how much they learn. Many also appreciate the ability to fit a short course of instruction into a schedule with ease.

What is a course? For those who seek additional learning opportunities, a course is often the easiest and most flexible type of learning available.  Courses vary in intensity and length which allows students to select schedules that will work for their busy lives. From online courses to intensive courses, there are many options available.

There are a number of advantages to taking a course. One of these is the ability for students to continue learning between years of study. Many full-time students forego school in the summer. Whether one is working or relaxing during the summer months, a short course can often help to ensure that skills gained will be retained until the next term begins.

The price of different courses can vary greatly.  This variation is driven by the length of the selected course, the type of educational institution that if offering the course, and the end goal of the course itself. For instance, a course in mathematics that qualifies a student for an academic credit might be more expensive than a brief refresher course on basic math techniques.

Courses are offered many institutions worldwide, and in many different fields.  As such, many career options will be greatly enhanced when individuals opt to invest their time in a course. Some of the top courses that are available today include those in design, education, engineering and psychology. Whether one is just beginning to learn about field of study, or looking to enhance a current degree, many jobs are available for those who have chosen to complete this type of course.

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Advanced Pattern Cutting

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Part time 10 weeks January 2017 United Kingdom London

The Advanced Pattern Cutting Course at LCCA focuses on the more advanced areas of pattern cutting, such as contour cutting which is used in corsetry, evening wear and theatrical garments. Then moving on to draping, to create an elegant flow to garments. [+]

Course 2017. Advanced Pattern Cutting The Advanced Pattern Cutting Course at LCCA focuses on the more advanced areas of pattern cutting, such as contour cutting which is used in corsetry, evening wear and theatrical garments. Then moving on to draping, to create an elegant flow to garments. For the final 3 weeks, students will receive a designer brief, where they choose on garment from a catwalk show, and recreate this garment using the skills previously learnt. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years of age, English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. [-]

Management Development Programme

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF)
Campus Full time 2 weeks March 2017 United Kingdom London

The Management Development Programme (MDP) is a fast paced intensive programme dedicated to the latest techniques and trends in the core areas of management and finance. [+]

Management Development Programme The Management Development Programme (MDP) is a fast paced intensive programme dedicated to the latest techniques and trends in the core areas of management and finance. It has been developed taking into consideration the new challenges faced in the corporate world, along with the continuous evolution of new media and the fast pace of business. It is a professional development programme aiming to enhance your career opportunities and to develop your skills in order to appeal to major employers. The MDP has been developed for executives who are early on in their careers, with the potential and aspiration to take on management responsibilities within their chosen field. It is an intense course, which is delivered in the style of an MBA, with case study analysis, individual and group presentations all being used as key learning tools. The modules within the programme are structured to offer you a good understanding of the newest, and most relevant techniques and approaches in management, marketing, and finance. A combination of these topics will offer you the tools to tackle a wide range of challenges in the world of business. Course Requirements Undergraduate degree or equivalent in any field OR relevant professional qualification Minimum 3 years work experience English levels 5.5 IELTS (5.5 in all bands) or equivalent Students who fail to meet academic requirements can be assessed on their relevant work experience (5 years professional work experience minimum for mature study route) [-]

Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC ) - full-time

The University of Law
Campus Full time 10 months September 2017 United Kingdom Bloomsbury Birmingham Leeds + 2 more

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a barrister... [+]

Course 2017. Our Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) will help you secure pupillage and prepare you for life at the Bar. Study in a small class alongside the brightest students – we’re the only BPTC provider requiring all students to undergo a selection process Unparalleled advocacy experience: four times the training required by the Bar Standards Board Numerous international and national mooting opportunities organised by our dedicated Advocacy Committee Benefit from our Future Pupil Programme: specialist careers advice from the moment you accept your place Course Requirements To be eligible to take up your place, you must comply with the requirements for commencing a Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) set out by the Bar Standards Board (BSB). The Academic Stage Handbook on the BSB’s website/ gives you full information about these requirements. You will be required to pass the Bar Standards Board aptitude test by August 2017 (known as the Bar Course Aptitude Test - BCAT). Further details on this test can be found on the Bar Standards Board website You will need either a qualifying law degree (QLD) 2:1 minimum or an undergraduate degree in any other subject (2:1 minimum*) and a Graduate Diploma in Law/CPE For qualifying law degrees, all offers based on predicted grades will be conditional upon achieving a 2:1 or above All applicants who meet the basic eligibility criteria will be required to attend a Selection Interview at one of our centres at Birmingham, Leeds or London Bloomsbury during the week commencing in February 2017 Cost and Fees To celebrate 20 years of the BPTC at The University of Law, and in recognition of the challenges and costs of pursuing a career at the Bar, we’re reducing this year’s BPTC fees by up to £2,790.* Domestic: From £13,250, if you apply and accept your place in first round BarSAS applications (fees inclusive of BSB fee of £550) International: From £13,250, if you apply and accept your place in first round BarSAS applications (fees inclusive of BSB fee of £550) *Reduction is based on applying and accepting a place at London Bloomsbury during the first-round of BarSAS applications versus the 2016 BPTC course fee. [-]

Business And Management

EAE Business School
Campus Part time 1 year October 2017 Spain Barcelona Madrid + 1 more

Management Program and Management of EAE Business School offers the knowledge to manage the enterprise from a global perspective and changing competitive environments. [+]

Direction and Management

The owners, managers and executives are an important asset in business. Today, society and economy requires organizations to generate wealth and value. There is a commitment to the owners, and also the whole society.

Management Program and Management of EAE Business School offers the knowledge to manage the enterprise from a global perspective and changing competitive environments.

According to these premises, we designed a program that can achieve the following objectives:

- Expand and update the knowledge on the different areas of business management.

- Provide a strategic vision of the company, which encourages and improves the decision making process at the level of general management. ... [-]


English Foundation Programme (HIM - Hotel Institute Montreux)

Swiss Education Group
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Switzerland Montreux

The English Foundation Programme offered by the Swiss Education Group is an ideal way to strengthen your English language skills before starting your hospitality or culinary studies in your chosen school. [+]

Course 2017. English Foundation Programme The English Foundation Programme offered by the Swiss Education Group is an ideal way to strengthen your English language skills before starting your hospitality or culinary studies in your chosen school. Structure The English Foundation Programme runs throughout the year in four-week blocks. Students may join at the beginning of any four-week block, for a minimum of four weeks. The course offers students a minimum of 20 hours of English instruction per week and covers the following subject areas: Introduction to College Studies Structured Writing and Grammar Learning Strategies and Study Techniques Reading and Text Analysis Communication Skills Critical Thinking and Analysis General Hospitality Knowledge Vocabulary Development and Intermediate Reading Duration The length of the course for each participant depends on their personal English level and motivation, with the objective to achieve the required score to enter their desired hospitality course. Location The English Foundation Programme is offered at the Swiss Education Group partner school, Hotel Institute Montreux. Students from all Swiss Education Group schools who need to strengthen their English language skills participate in the course. Transportation Upon completion of the course, the Swiss Education Group will provide transportation to your chosen school to start your hospitality or culinary studies. [-]

REGULAR Chinese

Beijing International Chinese College
Campus Full time 6 - 12 months September 2017 China Beijing

Monday to Friday, every morning, you will have 4 lessons (covering speaking, writing, reading, listening skills). [+]

Most Popular Chinese Learning Solution. Monday to Friday, every morning, you will have 4 lessons (covering speaking, writing, reading, listening skills). That no more than 6 students in a classroom guaranteed makes your learning more effective. Six months of regular class learning from the scratch, we guarantee you to pass HSK-4 (the Chinese University Acceptance Level). Many free cultural experience classes are provided for you to choose. Our consultant will organize sightseeing and Social activities on weekend to invite you to feel the cool of Beijing. 1 week: 1500rmb 4 weeks: 5600rmb 12 weeks: 15600rmb 24 weeks(1 semester): 28800rmb 44 weeks(1 year): 48400rmb [-]

Preparatory Course in Italian Lifestyle, Culture & Language

Accademia del Lusso
Campus Full time 3 months July 2017 Italy Milan

Course objectives: to prepare students in the Italian language, teach them about Italian culture & lifestyle, and provide knowledge of some basic principles of fashion and design. [+]

Course 2017. Preparatory courses are available to those who have already enrolled onto a Master’s, 1-Year Intensive, or 3-Year Course at Accademia del Lusso. They take place during the months before each academic year starts, usually between July and October. Preparatory Courses are directed at students who would like to improve their language skills before beginning their subsequent Fashion or Design course at Accademia del Lusso. They also serve to help students take the first step towards a successful integration into their new social and professional environment in Milan. Course objectives To prepare students in the Italian language, teach them about Italian culture & lifestyle, and provide knowledge of some basic principles of fashion and design. Some of the subjects taught in this programme Italian Language: grammar & comprehension of texts Technical jargon related to the Fashion Sector Made in Italy & Italian Luxury Industry Italian Culture & Lifestyle Structure Duration: 3 months Attendance Mode: Full-time (compulsory) Language: Italian Limited class size Entry requirements Must be already enrolled on a Master’s, 1-Year Intensive, or 3-Year Course at Accademia del Lusso. [-]

Management Skills

ADEN Business School
Online Part time February 2017 Peru Lima Honduras Tegucigalpa Guatemala Guatemala City Mexico Mexico City Bolivia Santa Cruz Ecuador Quito Argentina Buenos Aires Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Costa Rica San José Colombia Cali Mendoza Paraguay Asuncion El Salvador San Salvador Spain Barcelona Panama Panama City Nicaragua Managua San Miguel De Tucuman Madrid Bogotá Chile Santiago San Pedro Sula Medellin + 35 more

Specialized in Management Skills program is designed for those who wish to enhance their skills in the exercise of the function of a set of conducción.Contiene essential to raise the profile management tools, where it is possible to find a conceptual framework with new trends in the business, accompanied by diagnostic tests to learn the predominant styles ... [+]

Specialized in Management Skills program is designed for those who wish to enhance their skills in the exercise of the function of a set of conducción.Contiene essential to raise the profile management tools, where it is possible to find a conceptual framework with new trends in the business, accompanied by diagnostic tests to learn the predominant styles in relation to leadership and motivation of a team. GOALS Upon completion completed, the participant will have achieved the following transfer targets: Acquire a conceptual framework with the basics and new trends on the themes of leadership, motivation and team building work oriented high performance. Become aware of the importance of self-knowledge as a nodal discipline for the exercise of the function of driving because it allows "know what you have to know what you can". Knowing one driving profile and the profile of the team through a set of tests that enable organizational have an accurate diagnosis of the strengths and areas for improvement to manage. Develop a personal action plan in relation to the exercise of the driving function to enhance the effectiveness of their management skills. recipients The program is aimed at executives of organizations that must achieve results in complex environments, with limited resources, must adequately impact on people; whether today have personnel in charge or not. It is a challenge current manager achieve their impact on employees, peers and superiors. academic content MODULE 1: The art of 'make others do' MODULE 2: Enhancing our interpersonal skills MODULE 3: Managing people in turbulence Module 4: Adding value through people [-]

FCE Preparation

Cork English Academy
Campus Full time 4 weeks November 2017 Ireland Cork

The First Certificate in English (FCE) Cambridge ESOL examination will take place in Cork city in March, June, August and December. [+]

Course 2017. The First Certificate in English (FCE) Cambridge ESOL examination will take place in Cork city in March, June, August and December. This FCE Preparation programme consists of 5 hours afternoon add-on tuition. It is suitable for students who are aiming to take the FCE Exam either while they are in Cork or at some time in the future. The afternoon classes are available as an add-on to students who are studying General English GE15 in the mornings. FCE Afternoon Preparation 4 week programme at 5 hours per week (20 hours in total) Monday to Friday 12.30 – 13.30 Preparation for Reading, Writing, Listening and Use of English papers with regular timed examination practice as well as preparation and practice for speaking exam. The accelerated four-week programme covers all four skills and pays particular attention to grammar and lexical areas commonly tested in the exam. Additional practice in areas of weakness for homework Key Information Timetable: Monday to Friday 12.30 to 13.30 Level: Students need to have a minimum starting level B2 of the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Maximum Class Size: 12 Course Cost Price: €199 for 4 week course (20 hours in total). Extra Fees: Examination Registration €170, Course Material €45 [-]

Chinese Language Courses

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Part time 1 - 1 semester February 2017 China Suzhou

Are you interested in learning the most commonly spoken language in the world? XJTLU offers non-degree courses in Mandarin Chinese for beginner, intermediate, advanced and business learners with approximately 16 class hours per week. [+]

The delivery of the Chinese course is interactive and “hands-on” with a focus on stimulating activities so that you experience the language as you would in real life situations. The modules emphasize listening, speaking, reading and writing, enabling students to learn Chinese language and culture in an all-round way. Students can study in Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. Highlights Interactive and "hands-on" delivery of courses Focus on stimulating activities like real life situations Emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing Small class teaching - no more than 20 students Highly-qualified teaching staff - fully certified Mandarin Chinese teachers with substantial experience in China and internationally Tailored to your level Each level takes about 6 weeks - students can finish 2 levels each semester Dedicated Chinese language partner - students are partnered with Chinese students who provide extra support,four hours per week Cultural learning field trips - in Suzhou and 4 days in the North of China Summer schools available for 2, 4 or 6-week courses [-]

Intensive English Immersion Courses

Montreal International Language Centre
Campus Full time 90 hours September 2017 Canada Montreal

Do you intend on pursuing higher education in English? Do you envision living or working in an environment where you need English? Register for intensive English immersion courses and [+]

Intensive English Immersion Courses

 

Do you intend on pursuing higher education in English? Do you envision living or working in an environment where you need English? Register for intensive English immersion courses and quickly improve your reading, writing, listening and verbal language skills.

 

We offer:

 

12 sessions a year (once a month) 10 levels of English 22.5 hrs/ week of class time (90 hrs/ level) 15 students maximum per group 1 day/ session allocated for a placement test

 

*In the event of a course cancellation due to insufficient registration, you may replace the intensive English immersion courses with English private classes.... [-]


Especialización en Negocios Internacionales

Instituto Europeo de Posgrado
Online Part time 8 months September 2017 Spain Madrid

El objetivo del programa es formar a profesionales de primera línea capaces de desempeñar tareas directivas, tomar decisiones y resolver problemas en entornos internacionales, mediante la aplicación de conocimientos, competencias, habilidades y aptitudes adquiridos durante la especialización... [+]

Especialización en Negocios Internacionales La Especialización en Negocios Internacionales con título oficial del Instituto Europeo de Posgrado y UMECIT, prepara para hacer frente al contexto económico actual, dirigiendo los procesos internacionales de una organización. ¿Cuáles son los objetivos del programa? El objetivo del programa es formar a profesionales de primera línea capaces de desempeñar tareas directivas, tomar decisiones y resolver problemas en entornos internacionales, mediante la aplicación de conocimientos, competencias, habilidades y aptitudes adquiridos durante la especialización. ¿Por qué elegirnos? La metodología de aprendizaje se basa en el “método del caso”, clases en vídeo, sesiones presenciales virtuales y ejercicios interactivos. El alumno cuenta con una planificación semanal del trabajo y con el seguimiento personalizado de un tutor. El claustro está formado por profesionales del mundo de la empresa. Proceso de admisión El proceso de admisión para la Especialización en Negocios Internacionales, tiene como finalidad asegurar que las necesidades formativas de nuestros alumnos se adecúan al programa elegido. Convocatorias académicas anuales: Febrero Junio Octubre Para cada convocatoria se realiza el siguiente proceso de admisión, en base a una selección de alumnos para las plazas limitadas ofertadas: Los asesores comerciales de IEP informarán al candidato sobre todas las cuestiones relativas al programa así como del proceso y condiciones de admisión (Condiciones de Financiación, Becas,etc.). El candidato deberá cumplimentar el “formulario de admisión”, que le será remitido, y enviarlo a IEP junto con la siguiente documentación: Currículum vitae Titulación Universitaria Una vez recibida la documentación, se convocará al candidato a una entrevista telefónica, para completar el proceso de evaluación. El Comité de Admisiones estudiará el expediente y en un plazo aproximado de una semana recibirá su certificado de admisión, si es apto, que le concede la plaza para estudiar el programa. Una vez recibido el certificado de admisión, el alumno deberá formalizar su matriculación. Ayudas al estudio/Becas El Instituto cuenta con una programa de becas de hasta el 35% del coste de la matrícula. En cada convocatoria se ofertan un número limitado de becas en base a la situación personal, profesional y económica de los candidatos. Para su adjudicación, se sigue un riguroso orden de solicitud. [-]

Pre-Master Program

Domus Academy
Campus Full time 4 months October 2017 Italy Milan

The Domus Academy Pre-Master’s Program is a four-month intensive postgraduate course that will prepare you to enter a Master’s program at Domus Academy. [+]

Course 2017. In just four months of study, you’ll be ready to enter a master’s program in design. Begin your future today! You are looking ahead with excitement to a rewarding and creative career in design. Your next big step is earning your master’s degree at the renowned design school Domus Academy. Before you apply, you can take this opportunity to strengthen your background in design. You can expand your knowledge of the design world, hone your technical skills, and build an outstanding portfolio of projects. Program The Domus Academy Pre-Master’s Program is a four-month intensive postgraduate course that will prepare you to enter a Master’s program at Domus Academy. You can choose between 12 master’s programs at Domus Academy in the broad areas of arts, design, fashion, and branding/ communication. Or you can apply to design programs at other schools in Italy or abroad. Created for graduates who have at least three years of university-level study, the Pre-Master’s Program will give you the foundational understanding of design that is required for entry into the Domus Academy master’s-level programs. It will also give you the valuable opportunity to construct a professional portfolio under the guidance of mentors who are experts in the field. What you will learn – Your knowledge of broad design domains and your practical skills within each of these domains. – A clear understanding of the range of themes and processes relevant to a specialized area of study. – A professional portfolio in your area of interest, following the guidelines for entrance to the Domus Academy master’s-level programs. – The technical skills and organizational abilities you need for master’s-level learning, acquired through labs and project activities. – A variety of techniques and tools to better communicate and present your design ideas. How you will learn Our faculty members teach according to Domus Academy’s renowned “learning by designing” approach. Thematic lectures are supported by laboratory sessions, project activities, and visits to design studios. You will have the flexibility to focus on your own areas of interest while meeting overall course objectives. Intensive English Language Course While attending the Pre-Master’s Program, you can improve your English. You must score 4.0 or higher on the IELTS exam to begin the Intensive English course, which is 3 modules of 3 weeks each for 3, 6, or 9 weeks. Each module is 30 hrs in classroom and 60 hrs online for 3, 6, or 9 weeks. Each 3-week segment can improve your English by 0.5 IELTS points. You must score 5.0 for entry into Domus Academy. Admission & Requirements Applicants wishing to enroll in the Pre-Master’s Program shall meet the entry requirements outlined below: – At least 15 years of previous education – Holding a first level academic degree (bachelor degree or academic diploma). – Certificate of English language: minimum entry level requirement IELTS 4.0 The Pre-Master’s Program has limited number of places. The places will be assigned on a first come-first accepted basis. [-]

General English course in the USA

Kaplan International USA
Campus Full time 2 - 52 weeks September 2017 USA Seattle Huntington Beach Santa Barbara Los Angeles Woodcrest Village Miami Upper West Side Berkeley United Kingdom City of London Philadelphia Boston Portland Chicago San Diego San Francisco + 15 more

Our General English course is a semi-intensive programme that allows you to balance classroom tuition with structured study and free time activities. You will improve your English language ability at a speed you feel comfortable with, while having time to enjoy your destination. [+]

General English course What is our General English course? Our General English course is a semi-intensive programme that allows you to balance classroom tuition with structured study and free time activities. You will improve your English language ability at a speed you feel comfortable with, while having time to enjoy your destination. This course is available at all levels from Elementary to Advanced and you will be placed in a class which is suitable for your level. The course focuses on the four main aspects of language: reading, writing, listening and speaking. You’ll also learn vocabulary and grammar, and how to speak in formal and informal discussions and strategies. This programme is right for you if: You want to improve your core English language skills in a class level that is appropriate for you You want to choose how long you study for, with courses lasting from 2 weeks to a year You want to make good progress with your language studies while having enough free time for leisure activities and to explore your destination You want to make the most of specially created and proven Kaplan study materials You want to receive a Kaplan International English Certificate of Achievement Course facts Course Length: 2-52 weeks Entry Level: Beginner to Advanced English Minimum Age: 16 Years old Lesson Hours: 45 minute lessons Class Size: Average 12, maximum 15 Course Structure: 20 lessons (15 hours) of General English: focus on reading, writing, listening, and speaking 7 sessions (5.25 hours) of K+ tools, K+eXtra and K+ clubs: Self-study time with access to exclusive materials and resources along with personalised sessions for you study the areas you most need help with, including exam techniques and study group work. Timetable: All courses are Monday-Friday, with morning and afternoon classes [-]

Program in Argentine and Latin American Studies (PALAS)

University of Belgrano
Campus Part time 15 weeks February 2017 Argentina Buenos Aires

This 15-week-program offers courses that meet twice a week for ninety minutes, that is, 4 hours of 45 minutes, total 60 contact hours. PALAS offers courses in economics, history, gender history, and literature, all of which focus specifically on Argentina and Latin America. [+]

Course 2017. This 15-week-program offers courses that meet twice a week for ninety minutes, that is, 4 hours of 45 minutes, total 60 contact hours. PALAS offers courses in economics, history, gender history, and literature, all of which focus specifically on Argentina and Latin America. Courses are designed for undergraduate students whose level of Spanish is at the beginner or intermediate level or for students who are interested in transferring credits in Latin American Studies to their home universities. Courses (PALAS 310) Argentine Economy (PALAS 330) Social Economy in Latin America (PALAS 332) Economic Integration in LatAm (PALAS 333) International Business in the Southern Cone (PALAS 340) History of Latin America (PALAS 342) Race and Nation in Argentina (PALAS 345) Argentine History and Literature OUT OF CATALOGUE (PALAS 360) Political and Social Change (PALAS 362) Latin American Cultures and Civilizations (PALAS 366) U.S.–Latin America Relations (PALAS 370) Argentina: The Making of a Country through its Literature OUT OF CATALOGUE (PALAS 372) Latin American Literature OUT OF CATALOGUE (PALAS 380) Gender History in Latin America (PALAS 400) Latin America in Global Economy (PALAS 420) Jorge Luis Borges: Visions of Culture and Knowledge (Special Topic on Comparative Literature) (PALAS 443) Tango: Gender, Nation & Identity (Special Topic on Cultural Studies) (PALAS 444) Human Rights and Cultural Representations (PALAS 490) Directed Research [-]