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Courses in Professional Studies

A course is an academic class taught by instructors experienced in a specific field of study. Courses vary in length depending on the subject matter, scope of content and other factors. Some have exclusive entry requirements while others offer open enrollment.

What is a course in professional studies? This discipline is designed to help high school and college graduates prepare to enter a competitive workforce. Areas of focus are broad and often include social sciences, business, law and economics. Some programs prepare graduates for leadership roles in their industries, while others assist international students who are seeking work in another country. Industry-based programs can be targeted to an individual's specific career goals; for example, professional studies courses within health care programs often focus on research.

Most career-minded individuals can benefit from this type of course. Students learn to establish best practices in their fields, which makes them more qualified for leadership roles. Professional studies courses may also teach specific skills such as managing computer systems and effective business writing, which can come in handy in any profession.

Because the length and scope of professional studies courses vary dramatically from one program to the next, it is difficult to estimate the cost. In general, extensive, comprehensive courses cost more than shorter programs.

The career prospects for an individual who has taken a course in professional studies are diverse, since these classes are often combined with specialized study in technology, business and finance. You may want to consider this course if you are interested in high-level business management roles such as chief executive officer or chief operating officer. Many students succeed in business consulting roles in which they provide their knowledge and expertise to other companies. These types of courses can also lead to a career as a human resources manager, financial services provider, business analyst or project manager.

Professional studies courses are available worldwide both online and through colleges and universities. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

12 Results in Professional Studies Filter

Medical Humanity: Engaging Patients and Communities in Healthcare Course - Taipei Medical University

FutureLearn
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3 weeks
English
Online

Find out how and why you should engage patients and communities in the development of new healthcare technology and treatments.

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Master’s Preparation Programme

NCUK
Courses
Aug 2021
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10&nbsp;-&nbsp;30 weeks
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online

A programme of exceptional quality, designed with and for universities The Master's Preparation qualification is the best preparation for success on your chosen postgraduate d ...

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London – Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
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Full-time
English
Campus

Build a global network of professional contacts while taking in everything that London has to offer. Our program guarantees an unpaid, for-credit, 14-week internship placement ...

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Professional Development Courses

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Courses
Nov 2020
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6 semesters
English
Online

At USQ, we understand the importance of keeping your knowledge and skills up-to-date, especially if you are looking to upskill or re-skill. That's why we offer a range of prof ...

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Lighting Design - Accredited Certificate Course (Online)

The Design Ecademy - Online Design Courses
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8 months
English
Online

Accredited Lighting Design course - CERTIFIED Lighting Designers can earn big in the lighting design industry. Online courses, no experience or qualifications required

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The Musculoskeletal System: The Science of Staying Active into Old Age Course - The University of Sheffield

FutureLearn
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3 weeks
English
Online

Demystify the ageing process and learn how our everyday behaviours are likely to affect our long-term musculoskeletal health.

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The Role of Personal Assistants in Disability Support Course - UEA (University of East Anglia)

FutureLearn
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Part-time
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4 weeks
English
Online

Find out about the new role of personal assistants in disability support, and how to improve working relationships in the area.

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Milan – Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
Courses
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Full-time
English
Italian
Campus

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 sp ...

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Santiago - Politics, Social Justice & Language

IES Abroad
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Full-time
Spanish
Campus

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 politic ...

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Vienna – Psychology & Social Sciences

IES Abroad
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Full-time
English
German (Austria)
Campus

Vienna is teeming with people from around the world who have made this city their home. Situated at the center of Europe and rich in culture, this is a place where people from ...

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Barcelona – Full-Time Semester Internship

IES Abroad
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3 months
English
Spanish
Campus

Our program guarantees* an unpaid, for-credit, 12-week internship placement of at least 30 hours a week in the field of your choice. Develop your professional skills, your abi ...

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Cape Town - Health, Culture & Development

IES Abroad
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Part-time
English
Campus

You have the opportunity to take specially designed courses with other IES Abroad students in a variety of disciplines. These English-taught IES Abroad courses were created wi ...

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