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Professional Studies

Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

A professional studies program is an excellent educational choice for anyone who is interested in pursuing a rewarding career after leaving higher education. This type of program is meant to teach students whatever they need to know about entering and succeeding in the workplace.

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Undergraduate Pathway in Natural and Health Sciences

University of South Florida
Campus Full time 1 - 3 semesters January 2018 USA Tampa

Leads to one of the many Bachelor’s degrees in Science including Biology, Biomedical Sciences, Cell and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Biology, Environmental Microbiology, Environmental Science and Policy, Geology, Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences, Marine Biology, Mathematics, Medical Technology, Microbiology, Physics or Statistics from the University of South Florida. [+]

 Do you want to study for an undergraduate degree in the United States but need to improve English language skills or test scores? A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university. Students are guaranteed progression to an undergraduate degree program through curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses. We provide full integration with domestic and international students on campus from highly trained university instructors and tutors while giving you academic support throughout the program.

Career Paths

As a graduate of a undergraduate degree program in the sciences at USF, you might find work as a:

Athletic trainer Biologist Chemist Geologist Marine biologist Mathematician Nurse Physicist Statistician  Pathways ... [-]

Extended International Foundation Year in Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences

University of Surrey International Study Centre
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Guildford

The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences Extended International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field. [+]

The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences Extended International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field. *Subject to approval

Core units

Academic English Skills Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context.... [-]


Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences International Foundation Year

University of Surrey International Study Centre
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 United Kingdom Guildford

The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field. [+]

The Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences International Foundation Year provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to degree study at the University of Surrey in a related field.

Core units

Academic English Skills Academic English Skills aims to provide you with thorough training in the language and related academic skills which will enable you to best achieve your academic potential at University. These skills include the processes of academic writing, effective and extensive reading strategies, effective participation in seminars and delivery of presentations, and listening to and recording information effectively from lectures. You will also develop the accuracy and range of written and spoken language required to use language effectively and appropriately, with clarity and confidence in an academic context.... [-]


Santiago - Course in Politics, Social Justice & Language

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters February 2018 Chile Santiago

Our Politics, Social Justice & Language Program allows you to fully immerse yourself in the daily life and culture of Chile while studying the Spanish language and political topics. Explore the intricacies of the Chilean sociopolitical landscape: student activism, the arts as a form of resistance, human rights issues, and an impressive literary culture (via world renowned authors like Pablo Neruda and Isabel Allende). [+]

Overview Our Politics, Social Justice & Language Program allows you to fully immerse yourself in the daily life and culture of Chile while studying the Spanish language and political topics. Explore the intricacies of the Chilean sociopolitical landscape: student activism, the arts as a form of resistance, human rights issues, and an impressive literary culture (via world renowned authors like Pablo Neruda and Isabel Allende). Your studies and extracurricular adventures will without a doubt allow you to embark on a real-life case study of Chile's thriving society. Courses are taught in Spanish by distinguished professors, most with primary appointments at one of IES Abroad’s partner universities. You can also enroll in an internship or service learning placement during your time in Santiago, which will help you add international work experience to your résumé or help you understand the city’s social issues first-hand Santiago will be your classroom. Imagine practicing your Spanish as you tour local neighborhoods or visit local business organizations as part of your study of Chile’s regional and global trade. Wherever possible, our courses take advantage of the city’s many historical, artistic, and cultural sites, and several courses also include a hands-on, practical component. You can enroll in courses at local universities, including the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and the Universidad de Chile, where you’ll experience the Chilean educational system first-hand and enjoy access to local student activities. Maybe you’ll even make some Chilean friends while you’re at it. We want you to feel at home in... [-]

Santiago – Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester March 2018 Chile Santiago

An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. [+]

Best Course Studies in Professional Studies 2017/2018. Overview Intern abroad this semester in Santiago — the economic, political, and cultural capital of Chile. Beyond the bustling city center, Santiago is surrounded by mountain ranges on either side and is an easy drive to the Pacific coast. A summer internship in Santiago is the perfect way to explore this South American metropolis and its nearby natural wonders, increase your Spanish language skills, and gain experience in education, health, business, and government, to name a few. Commute to your internship via the Santiago Metro, South America’s largest metro system. Step out for a stroll at lunch and visit the Mercado Central to enjoy some congrio frito (fried local Chilean fish) and puree de papas (mashed potatoes). An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. You’ll be guaranteed an unpaid, for-credit semester-long internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 32 hours a week. Before you leave to start your internship in Santiago, we will work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, and hone your communication and interview skills as we prepare you for working in a new cultural environment. We will work with you to help find the closest match between your expressed preferences and professional goals with what’s available via IES Internships in Santiago. When you arrive, the staff at our... [-]

Rome - Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester January 2018 Italy Rome

An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. Our 14-week program in Rome guarantees an unpaid, for-credit internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 25 hours a week. [+]

Overview Live and intern in Rome—the capital and largest city in Italy. Built on nearly 3,000 years of history, Rome is home to almost 3 million residents. In addition to the world-famous art, architecture, food, and fashion, you’ll find a bustling finance, start-up, and technology scene. Commute to your internship in Rome via the Metropolitana (railway), bus, tram, or by foot for a picturesque stroll. For lunch, stop into a tavola calda to enjoy a fresh, hot meal and coffee, followed by a scoop of gelato on your walk back to work. An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. Our 14-week program in Rome guarantees an unpaid, for-credit internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 25 hours a week. Before you leave to start your internship in Rome, we will work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, and hone your communication and interview skills as we prepare you for working in a new cultural environment. We will work with you to help find the closest match between your expressed preferences and professional goals with what’s available via IES Internships in Rome. When you arrive, the staff at our Rome Center will welcome you for orientation. This includes an introduction to the city, housing, commuting, and professional and cultural expectations. The Rome Center is your central place for instruction,... [-]

Milan – Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester January 2018 Italy Milan

Imagine having an internship in Milan — home to the Borsa Italiana (stock exchange) and Milan Fashion Week, and the design and business capital of Italy. Here you can spend the semester honing your craft at an atelier or in public relations for an international fashion house, not to mention internship opportunities in ecommerce, luxury companies, and music. [+]

Best Course Studies in Professional Studies 2017/2018. Overview Imagine having an internship in Milan — home to the Borsa Italiana (stock exchange) and Milan Fashion Week, and the design and business capital of Italy. Here you can spend the semester honing your craft at an atelier or in public relations for an international fashion house, not to mention internship opportunities in ecommerce, luxury companies, and music. With five major train stations and high-speed links to other Italian cities, you feel like you’re at the center of everything. For your daily commute to your internship, utilize the Milan Metro, the city tram, or Il Passante, the underground railway. While exploring the city, make sure to do a tour of Milan’s other specialty – food! On your lunch break, enjoy a plate of risotto alla milanese and if it’s around the winter holidays, follow it with a slice of panettone – mangia! The benefits of an interning abroad are many. An international internship develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. You’ll be guaranteed an unpaid, for-credit semester-length internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 25 hours a week. Before you leave to intern in Milan, we will work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, and hone your communication and interview skills as we prepare you for working in a new cultural environment. We will... [-]

London – Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 semester January 2018 United Kingdom London

An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. [+]

Overview London is the world’s leading city for international finance and a major driver of the global economy. Don’t forget that it’s also a major player in the arts, business and marketing, education, media and communications, politics, and not-for-profit organizations, making a semester internship in London an ideal opportunity. Take the Tube to work or a double decker bus. Grab some fish and chips for lunch. Build a global network of professional contacts while taking in everything that London has to offer. An IES Internship abroad develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. Our 14-week program in London guarantees an unpaid, for-credit internship placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for 32-40 hours a week. Before you go to intern in London, your internship coordinator will work with you to fine-tune your résumé, perfect your cover letter, and hone your communication and interview skills as we prepare you for working in a new cultural environment. We will work with you to help find the closest match between your expressed preferences and professional goals with what’s available via IES Internships in London. When you arrive, the staff at our London Center will welcome you for orientation. This includes an introduction to the city including housing, commuting, and professional and cultural expectations. The London Center is your central place for instruction, support, and meeting other interns. You also will enroll in a... [-]

Barcelona – Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 3 months January 2018 Spain Barcelona

Our 12-week internship program in Barcelona guarantees an unpaid, for-credit, internship placement of 30 to 40 hours a week in the field of your choice. Develop your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and gain real work experience that will jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. [+]

Best Course Studies in Professional Studies 2017/2018. Overview Get a head start on your career by gaining international work experience with a semester internship in Barcelona, the economic and cultural hub of the Iberian Peninsula. Barcelona is a major player in many industries, including commerce, education, technology startups, entertainment, media, and fashion. There are also excellent opportunities in international healthcare not-for-profit organizations, and the arts. Build a global network of professional contacts while taking in everything this beautiful Spanish city—located between the bright blue sea and majestic mountains—has to offer. Our 12-week internship program in Barcelona guarantees an unpaid, for-credit, internship placement of 30 to 40 hours a week in the field of your choice. Develop your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and gain real work experience that will jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. Before you leave to intern abroad, we work with you to find the ideal internship placement that fulfills your career goals. We’ve placed students in a wide variety of organizations and businesses. If we don’t currently work with a business or organization in your field of interest, we will search for a placement that’s right for you. We want you to feel at home in Barcelona, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into life in the city. From placements and housing to cultural activities, our job is to make sure you have the best internship experience possible. On the weekends, enjoy Barcelona’s whimsical architecture, wonderful food,... [-]

Skill Building Programs

Computer Systems Institute
Campus Full time 11 - 44 weeks Open Enrollment USA Chicago Worcester Lombard Charlestown Skokie + 4 more

Computer Systems Institute’s Skill Building programs offer a way for students to gain professional skills needed in the business world. Each program is a specialized, fast-paced, flexible, and academically rigorous course of study. [+]

Skill Building Programs Computer Systems Institute’s Skill Building programs offer a way for students to gain professional skills needed in the business world. Each program is a specialized, fast-paced, flexible, and academically rigorous course of study. Students supplement classroom lecture with externships in various industry positions. Each program is four academic quarters (44 academic weeks) in length and includes externships as an integral part of learning. These programs are not eligible for Title IV funding (financial aid). Customer Service Specialist Program – 1 Year/44 weeks Tuition – $4,700 per year or $1,175 per quarter Book Fee and Supply Fee – $90 per quarter The Customer Service Specialist program offers advanced development and training in professional and business-related skills. Students learn core competencies of customer relationship management through techniques that teach them to assess, assist, and meet the needs of customers. All four courses of the program – Customer Relationship Management, Call Center, Personal and Home Care Aide, and Customer Service as a Career – will focus on customer service and professional business skills. Customer Relationship Management Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Call Center Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Case Studies in Customer Service Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Customer Service as a Career Course Length: 1 Quarter or 11 weeks Hospitality Industry Professional Program – 1 Year/44 weeks Tuition – $4,700 per year or $1,175 per quarter Book Fee and Supply Fee – $90 per quarter The Hospitality Industry Professional program is designed to... [-]

Course - Foundation Visual Art & Design

Vancouver Film School - VFS
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Canada Vancouver

Build a foundation in traditional art techniques combined with training in modern visual media in this rigorous and exploratory one-year program. Foundation Visual Art & Design is ideal [+]

Best Course Studies in Professional Studies 2017/2018. Build a foundation in traditional art techniques combined with training in modern visual media in this rigorous and exploratory one-year program. Foundation Visual Art & Design is ideal preparation to flourish in VFS's other acclaimed programs. What you will learn in the multidisciplinary Foundation program covers a wide range of skills and experiences, from Drawing, Photography, Cinematography, and Animation to Storyboarding, Sound Design, Writing, and Acting, to name a few. You'll use vital tools like Flash, After Effects, and Maya, enabling you to further explore your craft. In the final months of the program, Foundation students choose from three specializations - Animation, Digital Design, and Film - and are mentored by our faculty of industry professionals as they develop their final projects. Along with the work they've done throughout their year, these projects form the basis of a professional-quality and wide-ranging portfolio. Start Dates: - January 5, 2015 - March 2, 2015 - May 4, 2015 - June 29, 2015 - August 31, 2015 - October 26, 2015 Program Requirements No program-specific entrance requirements. Designed for novice art, design, and media enthusiasts who are passionate about working hard to cultivate creative excellence. The Foundation program is ideal for those needing to develop a portfolio required to enter one of VFS' professional programs or for those that enjoy more than one entertainment arts discipline and are unsure of what they wish to pursue as a career. You Graduate With: - A Diploma in Foundation... [-]