Course in General Studies

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Courses are intended to be taken by those wishing to further their personal development. Whether you take the courses in a classroom or online, there are a variety of specialized study areas.

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One-to-one

The Language Gallery
Campus Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester + 2 more

The One-to-One classes focus 100% on your specific needs. We can spot any areas you need to strengthen and work with you to meet your individual goals. TLG offers its one-on-one course as a stand-alone class or combined with a core English class. [+]

One-to-One

The One-to-One classes focus 100% on your specific needs. We can spot any areas you need to strengthen and work with you to meet your individual goals. TLG offers its one-on-one course as a stand-alone class or combined with a core English class.

With a One-to-One course, you’ll get a personal teacher that can focus completely on your specific needs. The topics that you will study are decided between you and your teacher to make sure that you achieve the goals you are aiming for. Whether you want to improve your overall English language skills or focus on a particular area, you can tailor the course to your own requirements.

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Study Abroad Mexico

Youth for Understanding USA
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2018 USA Washington DC

Come and see the abundance of Mexican culture as no tourist can. Learn how Aztec, Mayan, and Olmec civilizations, with Spanish influences, form the roots of today's modern agricultural and industrial Mexican society. [+]

Come and see the abundance of Mexican culture as no tourist can. Learn how Aztec, Mayan, and Olmec civilizations, with Spanish influences, form the roots of today's modern agricultural and industrial Mexican society.

Glance

Scholarships Available

368 - YFU Community Grant 384 - YFU Financial Aid Fund

Age Requirement

Fall departure: February 1, 2000 - July 31, 2003. Spring departure: July 1, 2000 - December 31, 2003.

Students who do not meet this age requirement or will graduate from high school before the start of their program will be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis.

Language: Spanish. Previous Spanish language study is not required but is strongly preferred. The arrival orientation is conducted in English. Host Family Placement: Students may be placed in host families throughout the entire country. Students are rarely placed in large urban centers. School: The school year begins in August and ends in May or June. Students should demonstrate considerable effort in all of their classes and are expected to show improvement throughout the duration of their program. Academic Programs ... [-]

Semester and Year Programs

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Campus July 2018 Israel Beersheba

As a student in this program, you will enjoy a variety of courses in small classrooms which will enable you hands-on learning both in class and through field trips. BGU offers a vibrant campus life in Beer Sheva, a diverse, convenient and friendly student-oriented city. With Israeli students, international students from countries all around the world, helpful staff, and trips throughout Israel– a significant experience is awaiting you. [+]

As a student in this program, you will enjoy a variety of courses in small classrooms which will enable you hands-on learning both in class and through field trips. BGU offers a vibrant campus life in Beer Sheva, a diverse, convenient and friendly student-oriented city. With Israeli students, international students from countries all around the world, helpful staff, and trips throughout Israel– a significant experience is awaiting you.The program is geared towards college/university students pursuing their bachelors or master's degree. We also cater to high school graduates who are interested in a gap year experience.

Application deadlines:

Fall / Full Year – May 1stSpring – November 1st... [-]


Study Abroad and Exchange

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters September 2018 Jamaica Kingston

Are you an overseas student looking to study at UCC? Or are you a UCC student looking for an opportunity to study abroad? The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Abroad and Exchange programmes enable students to experience studying in new cultures and in a new country. [+]

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Are you an overseas student looking to study at UCC? Or are you a UCC student looking for an opportunity to study abroad?

The University of the Commonwealth Caribbean Abroad and Exchange programmes enable students to experience studying in new cultures and a new country.

UCC is working with institutions around the world to increase the opportunities for local students to study overseas and for overseas students to experience life at UCC and become more rounded global citizens.

University students overseas can apply to study for a semester or year at UCC in any of our undergraduate degree programmes. However, students must meet the pre-requisites. Study abroad students may take a minimum of 5 courses and a maximum of 6 courses per semester unless otherwise approved. UCC will issue a transcript upon the student’s completion of the semester abroad programme.... [-]


Course Semester in Iceland

Bifröst University
Campus Full time July 2018 Iceland Borgarnes

A semester in Iceland is an option for free mover students who are not from one of the partner universities of Bifröst University and would like to stay in Iceland for study and adventure. [+]

Welcome to the Adventurous Bifröst University in Iceland

Get surrounded by glaciers, volcanoes, midnight sun, lakes, waterfalls and a nature that is irresistible for hiking. A Semester in Iceland is an option for free mover students who are not from one of the partner universities of Bifröst University and would like to stay in Iceland for study and adventure. The program offers an opportunity to study at an ambitious and dynamic university, located in a truly unique environment. Bifröst University is located in the valley ´Norðurárdalur´ in Borgarfjörður, approx. 100 Km from Reykjavik. It nests in the magnificent and strikingly beautiful lava, offering endless opportunities to experience unspoiled nature at its best. On campus, students will find a minimarket, cafe/bar, gym, soccer field, basketball hoops, laundrette, ATM and a kindergarten.... [-]


Applied Science BTEC National Extended Diploma Level 3

South and City College Birmingham
Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham + 1 more

This two-year course will give you an in-depth understanding of applied science. It is perfect if you want to pursue a career in the field of science, such as laboratory and industrial science, chemistry or radiography or if you would like to continue on to higher education. You will explore a number of fundamental scientific concepts in chemistry, biology, and physics. [+]

Summary

This two-year course will give you an in-depth understanding of applied science. It is perfect if you want to pursue a career in the field of science, such as laboratory and industrial science, chemistry or radiography or if you would like to continue on to higher education. You will explore a number of fundamental scientific concepts in chemistry, biology, and physics.

Description

As part of the course, you will develop the practical techniques required when working in a laboratory, investigating the quantities necessary in chemical reactions, the structure, and functions of cells and the calorific value of different fuels. You will develop your skills in communicating scientific information. You will also undertake scientific research, setting up an idea, testing it and then reporting the findings. You will be assessed through assignments and assessed practical work and exams.... [-]


Auckland Direct Enrollment - University of Auckland

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters Open Enrollment New Zealand Auckland Hong Kong + 1 more

Our study abroad program in Auckland offers you the opportunity to directly enroll in the University of Auckland, a prestigious research university that has courses in more than 150 disciplines. [+]

Overview

The 2015 Mercer Quality of Living Survey ranked Auckland third in the world for quality of life. With beautiful volcanoes and lava flows, a dynamic mixture of European, Asian, and Pacific influences, friendly residents, and breathtaking coastal views, you’ll fall for Auckland’s unique charm. Our study abroad program in Auckland offers you the opportunity to directly enroll in the University of Auckland, a prestigious research university that has courses in more than 150 disciplines. The University has a wealth of options in Māori Studies and has a marae (Māori sacred ground) on campus, indicative of Auckland’s diversity and New Zealand’s Māori heritage. Auckland will be your classroom. Visit the Auckland War Memorial Museum to explore its collections in natural and human history. Learn about Auckland’s diverse geography from the Auckland Volcanic Field to the isthmus that Auckland is situated on. Everything you do and see is part of your international education. From Auckland, you will have many opportunities to explore the beautiful country of New Zealand. At the start of the program, you participate in an orientation on the spectacular island of Waiheke, where you stay at a marae and learn more about Māori culture. Fans of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit series can visit nearby Hobbiton, where scenes from the movies were filmed. On the South Island, just a short flight away, you can hike or ski in the magnificent Southern Alps. With Auckland as your home, you’re in the perfect place from... [-]


Semester / Year Abroad (OSP)

Tel Aviv University
Campus 1 - 2 semesters July 2018 Israel Tel Aviv

Expand your horizons as you live and explore the growing city of Tel Aviv while taking part of the academic excellence of Tel Aviv University. [+]

Expand your horizons as you live and explore the growing city of Tel Aviv while taking part of the academic excellence of Tel Aviv University.

Tel Aviv and its booming population, energy, edginess, beautiful beaches and 24-hour lifestyle give the city a cosmopolitan flair that makes it a perfect destination. Located in the heart of Israel, Tel Aviv has easy access to the entire country: Jerusalem is just one-hour bus ride away and Haifa one hour and a half train ride away, it’s the perfect mid-point!.TAU’s location is only a short ten-minute bus ride or even a short twenty-minute bike ride away from the city center. Should we tell you more?

Apart from being really well situated you will get to enjoy our beautiful 220-acre green lively campus filled with 30,000 students many being international as well as many being locals. You will be able to immerse yourself in Israeli culture while at the same time taking fascinating courses taught in English. Our program has Hebrew language classes incorporated that fit your level for the benefit of feeling confident while becoming one more Tel Avivian.... [-]


GMAT Admissions Test Preparation

Manhattan Prep: GMAT, GRE, LSAT Test Prep
Online Campus Part time September 2018 USA East Village

Experience a better way to prep for the GMAT. At Manhattan Prep, we believe test prep should be real education that prepares you not just for the test, but also for the challenges you’ll face as you earn your MBA and advance your career. [+]

Best Courses in General Studies 2018. Pick your best GMAT prep No matter how you like to learn or how much time you have before test day, we have plenty of prep options to get you ready. Prep your way - Available study options GMAT Boot Camp 35 hours of instruction in 2 weeks Available in-person or online Comprehensive study in an accelerated timeline Live GMAT Course – online or in person 27 hours of live instruction Online or in-person classes Ideal for 2+ months before test Interact™ GMAT Course 35+ interactive video lessons on demand Includes all of our books and online resources Ideal for comprehensive self-paced study Private Tutoring 1-on-1 personalized instruction Available in-person and online Ideal for study tailored to your skill level Watch a GMAT study session now [-]

Delta College

The College At Brockport State University Of New York
Campus September 2018 USA Rochester

Delta College takes its name from the ancient Greek symbol for change because it provides an unconventional education that equips students with the knowledge and skills to be the agents of change in an ever-changing world. [+]

Delta College takes its name from the ancient Greek symbol for change because it provides an unconventional education that equips students with the knowledge and skills to be the agents of change in an ever-changing world.

GRADUATE IN 3 YEARS!

Interested in saving time and money?! Who wouldn't be? Joining Delta College could save you as much as $20,000! Delta College began in the 1970's as a time-shortened degree option and continues to maintain that identity for a variety of majors. A student with one of the following majors can graduate in as little as three years (or 99 credits instead of the traditional 120 credits) as long as they have completed the Delta requirements and their major requirements.... [-]


Online Personal Development Courses

John Academy
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

You will be able to gain the necessary knowledge and skills required to succeed in this sector. You will be able to stand out in the crowd by adding our Personal Development qualification to your CV and Resume. [+]

Why Should You Choose one of our Personal Development Courses? Lifetime access to our Personal Development courses No hidden fees or exam charges Affordable, engaging & high-quality e-learning study materials Full Tutor support Efficient exam system, assessment, and instant results Improve your chance of gaining professional skills Who is this Course for?

As there is no experience and qualification required for our Personal Development courses, they are available for all students from any academic backgrounds.

Requirements

Our Personal Development courses are fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the courses with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.... [-]


GMAT Preparation Course

Magoosh
Online Full time Part time 1 year Open Enrollment USA Berkeley + 1 more

We're the Shortest Distance Between You and an Acceptance Letter Improve your GMAT® score by at least 50 points. Learn it the easy way. [+]

We're the Shortest Distance Between You and an Acceptance Letter

Improve your GMAT® score by at least 50 points.

Learn it the easy way.

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Magoosh is what GMAT prep should be

Accessible

Study anywhere, anytime on desktop or mobile Email assistance whenever you get stuck Fully supported on PC, Mac, Android, and iOS

Effective

Digestible lessons that cover every concept, pitfall, and shortcut on the exam Customizable practices that simulate real test questions Smart feedback and progress tracking to turn your weaknesses into strengths

Best value

Unbeatable price in test prep: ¼ the price of competitors Most ambitious score improvement guarantee: improve your score by 50 points We make it simple to learn everything you need to know 250 lessons 800 questions Full-length tests Prep with only the most trusted materials ... [-]

Ca’ Foscari International College

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Venice

An honour course school, supported by the Italian Ministry of Education and Research (MIUR), which aims at achieving excellence in the different areas of study and research. [+]

Ca’ Foscari International College is an honour course school, supported by the Italian Ministry of Education and Research (MIUR), which aims at achieving excellence in the different areas of study and research. The College intends to attract the best and most gifted students both from Italy and abroad. It provides accommodation on the Island of San Servolo, an international residential campus located in the Venice Lagoon. English is the official language of the College.

Students attend degree programmes at Università Ca’ Foscari and take part in additional interdisciplinary programmes and innovative activities arranged by the College, making it one of the most vibrant cultural and scientific centres in the area.... [-]


Course in Basic Science: Understanding Experiments

FutureLearn
Online Part time 4 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Get an introduction to science-based skills through simple, exciting, hands-on physics, chemistry and biology experiments. [+]

Get to grips with science, by carrying out fun experiments at home

On this practical course, you will start thinking like a scientist, by carrying out experiments at home.

You will extract the DNA from fruit, observe osmosis in action, see how different liquids behave when frozen, and bake a potato to destruction.

As you carry out these experiments, you will develop scientific skills including observation, record-keeping, data analysis and experiment control.

The course was produced with the kind support of Dangoor Education. You may also enjoy Basic Science: Understanding Numbers.

What topics will you cover?

Evaporation during heating, quantified by weight

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Short Courses in Science

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

Short Courses in Science [+]

Best Courses in General Studies 2018. Short Courses in Science Title Duration Price Admission Requirements Contact Details Certificate in Cyber Security Available on request R20000 Grade 12 2 years Industry experience in Cyber Security science@uj.ac.za Higher Certificate in Information Technology 1 year Full-time (minimum) 2 years Part-time R32000 Grade 12 science@uj.ac.za Advanced Map Work Skills 6 days including assessment R6000 Degree/diploma and preferably teachers teaching Geography at FET level. Ms Thea Schoeman 011 559 3226 theas@uj.ac.za Basic Map Work Skills 6 days including assessment R5500 Ms Thea Schoeman 011 559 3226 theas@uj.ac.za Introduction to Geographic Information Systems 14 weeks R10000 Diploma or Degree in Science, Humanities or Education science@uj.ac.za Geo-Informatics 1: Geographic Information Systems 14 weeks R8500 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification, preferably with prior knowledge of Geographic Information Systems, Spatial Analysis, Remote Sensing or Aerial Photography in undergraduate studies. science@uj.ac.za Geo-Informatics 2: Remote Sensing and Image Processing 14 weeks R8500 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification, preferably with prior knowledge of Geographic Information System, Spatial Analysis, Remote Sensing or Aerial Photography in undergraduate studies science@uj.ac.za Semi-Thin Wax Sections for Histology 40 hours R6000 Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field science@uj.ac.za Functional Ecology of Rivers and Wetlands 200 hours R6000 Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate fiel d science@uj.ac.za Introductory Geology 3 months part-time R4000 *Currently employed Mineral Identification personnel with experience science@uj.ac.za ... [-]