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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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INTENSIVE Chinese + HOMESTAY

Beijing International Chinese College
Campus Full time 1 - 44 weeks Open Enrollment China Beijing

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. [+]

Course 2017. Intensive Chinese Learning Solution: (Group class + one-on-one class) 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. And you will have two one-on-one classes in the afternoon to cope with problems you encounted during your morning learning. You can discuss with your personal Chinese teacher on your learning focus (Chinese Proficiency Text Preparation or Business Chinese or other language points you are interested in). You will have more confidence in your speaking and your understanding of Chinese culture. After six months of intensive learning from the scratch, we guarantee you to pass HSK-6 (Chinese Proficiency Text, the Chinese University Acceptance Level). Many free cultural experience classes and free access to gym are provided for you to choose. The prices are for 10 lessons per week. If you want more lessons, please calculate 135RMB per lesson (for private classes) 1 week 2600rmb 4 weeks 10000rmb 12 weeks 28800rmb 24 weeks(1 semester) 55200rmb 44 weeks(1 year) 96800rmb [-]

English as a Second Language Program

University of North Carolina Wilmington
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Wilmington

"The English as a Second Language Program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is committed to providing support, intensive English language instruction, and various American cultural experiences to students that are learning English as a second language, which will empower them to become successful students in the mainstream classroom and productive members of the community." [+]

Our Mission "The English as a Second Language Program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is committed to providing support, intensive English language instruction, and various American cultural experiences to students that are learning English as a second language, which will empower them to become successful students in the mainstream classroom and productive members of the community." ESL Program Features The academic curriculum focuses on all areas of language acquisition: reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar/structure, and culture. Overall, we focus primarily on speaking and listening skills, which most students lack, while also sharpening skills in the other areas. TOEFL Preparation is an important part of our program. Depending on the number of students enrolled in a specific semester, we generally have 3 or 4 levels of courses. There are 20 hours of class per week. Speaking and Listening Speaking and Listening is an important aspect of improving both fluency and accuracy. Pronunciation is a special focus and individual attention is given to each student. Oral presentations are required and students are expected to work with Power Point. There are discussions and many conversation topics in this course. TOEFL Prep/Grammar The focus is on grammar, structure, and getting students prepared for the TOEFL exam, depending on which level the students place into. Practice tests and quizzes are given so that students can see their strengths and weaknesses. Parts of the course are often held in the computer lab. Since UNCW uses the iBT system, we also focus on TOEFL speaking... [-]

Coolhunting Graduate And Forescasting Trend For Fashion Industry

FDModa - LCI Barcelona
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Many have heard of coolhunting but few know what it is. It is a discipline that combines marketing and sociology, which is responsible for discovering these consumer needs and anticipates that might appear in the near future. [+]

Course 2017. Many have heard of coolhunting but few know what it is. It is a discipline that combines marketing and sociology, which is responsible for discovering these consumer needs and anticipates that might appear in the near future. Although coolhunting has its origins in the fashion industry, is now an absolutely essential technique that all majors are worth. The success of the methodology coolhunting has crossed the borders of the fashion industry and today is applied in almost all business sectors: automotive, consumer goods, technology, services, etc.. Any company wants to know what the consumer will need the following year and to offer it before the competition. In this graduate program will analyze performance trends, fashions, and hypes, and how different consumer segments behave. Learn to draw up professional trends, and understand and apply the various tools of qualitative market research that gives us the coolhunting. The teaching team is made up of various Postgraduate profiles of professionals with extensive experience in the sector, which will guide and provide the knowledge and tools necessary for optimal application of coolhunting. The curriculum also includes practices in cities offsite European benchmark in training, detection and analysis of market trends: ANTWERP, BARCELONA, LONDON, MADRID. The amount of flights and accommodation are included in the total price of the course. And since every trip has specific objectives, the reference city could vary if the program required. GOALS Provide the knowledge to correctly identify types and current consumer profiles. Learn to analyze both global... [-]

Art Direction (art Direction) High Creative Performance Program

Barcelona School of Creativity
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Advertising enters the eye. Images, brands or posters are the first assault the consumer to get their attention and capture their interest, even before the message itself. And they are in the hands of the art director. [+]

Advertising enters the eye. Images, brands or posters are the first assault the consumer to get their attention and capture their interest, even before the message itself. And they are in the hands of the art director. Bernbach said that advertising is not a science but an art. And you're going to be the director. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The art director is as responsible for creativity as the copy. Therefore, in addition to learn creativity, learn aesthetic, graphic design, editorial design, illustration, world of print, photography, film, fashion, creative trends, new technologies ... and will elaborate a portfolio to show that you have learned. The duration of the program is one academic year: three quarters, four hours a day Monday through Thursday, but surely, your training, your book and your future will require greater dedication of hours. THE AGENDA OF THE PROGRAM GRAPHIC DESIGN In the foundations of the art direction is graphic design. Line, shape, color, balance, rhythm, typography and calligraphy, image, brand ... they are the basis on which any communication action is constructed. Be prepared to work editorial design, signage, branding, corporate identity and packaging until you get to master them ... and enjoy them. SOME CONTENTS: Design Elements - Phases of a graphic project - Branding - Link between image and text - Design Typographic - Packaging - Color Theory - Signs and stands - Design of large formats - Composition and layout of brochures - How to choose the best system print - Learning from the... [-]

Courses in General English

Cork English Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 20 weeks September 2017 Ireland Cork

At Cork English Academy our General English courses are designed to give you the English language skills to live, work, study and travel in an English-speaking environment. During your General English course you will meet with the Academic Manager and develop clear learning objectives based on your English language level and needs. Your teachers will continuously monitor your progress throughout your English course and give regular feedback and advice. [+]

Course 2017. At Cork English Academy our General English courses are designed to give you the English language skills to live, work, study and travel in an English-speaking environment. During your General English course you will meet with the Academic Manager and develop clear learning objectives based on your English language level and needs. Your teachers will continuously monitor your progress throughout your English course and give regular feedback and advice. General English 20 Hours General English 15 Hours Morning General English 15 Hours Afternoon We cover the four basic skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. You will also work on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and guided self-study. Lessons can be in a group (maximum 15) or one-to-one. Alternatively you can combine group English language lessons and one to one lessons on our combination course. Cork English Academy also offers a social and cultural programme to all students taking a General English course. We organize a wide range of activities, visits to places of local interest and sporting activities to give students the opportunity to mix with other students and local people and to practice their English language in real situations. Before you start your course at Cork English Academy you will complete an English language level test will help us to determine your starting level and ensure that you are choosing the most appropriate course. General English 20 Hours The General English Course GE20 is a 20 hour per week module which runs Monday to Friday in the morning... [-]

Total Spanish immersion - Group 4 program

ILISA Language School
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Costa Rica San Pedro

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica! This program puts you in a group with students of a similar level. With a maximum of four students per group, your participation is assured and your progress is guaranteed. Classes are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., with a 20-minute break at 10 a.m. This program provides plenty of time for Spanish instruction while still allowing enough free time to enjoy our free cultural activities throughout the week. [+]

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica! This program puts you in a group with students of a similar level. With a maximum of four students per group, your participation is assured and your progress is guaranteed. Classes are scheduled from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., with a 20-minute break at 10 a.m. This program provides plenty of time for Spanish instruction while still allowing enough free time to enjoy our free cultural activities throughout the week. In the event that we are unable to place you in a group class due to differing skill levels, we shall instead provide 3 hours 15 minutes of individual (1:1) tutoring. Program highlights 1. Benefit from our professional approach 2. Learn from excellent professors 3. Learn quickly with effective teaching methods 4. Benefit from our excellent facility 5. Have a fun cultural experience [-]

Professional - Career Preparation Activity

Stafford House International
Campus Part time 8 - 48 weeks July 2017 USA San Francisco San Diego Chicago + 2 more

Practice English and experience American business culture by spending time at a U.S. company. The Career Preparation Activity places you with a host company. [+]

Course 2017. Practice English and experience American business culture by spending time at a U.S. company. The Career Preparation Activity places you with a host company. Features The Career Preparation Activity is an unpaid host company placement in a U.S company. Students must maintain full-time study at Stafford House during their time with the host company. Host company placement is up to 15 hours per week and can last from 8-48 weeks. Become more confident speaking English in a work setting Learn industry-specific vocabulary and the casual English used in an American workplace Apply your skills to projects in the host company Develop interview skills and build confidence Quick Facts Start Dates 04 Jan, 29 Feb, 02 May, 05 Jul, 29 Aug, 31 Oct Placement Fields Social Services Business Administration Marketing Hospitality Sales Requirements Career Preparation Module F1 visa 12 week minimum enrolment Age 18+ Minimum Level Upper Intermediate Must be enrolled in an intensive schedule for the entire duration of Career Preparation Activity [-]

Spanish as a Second Language

University of Belgrano
Campus Full time Part time 4 - 7 weeks February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires + 1 more

The School of Languages and Foreign Studies offers intensive lower division courses all year round with complete immersion in Argentine life and culture. A team of qualified native Spanish faculty with expertise in applied linguistics teaches language courses using the communicative approach methodology. [+]

The School of Languages and Foreign Studies offers intensive lower division courses all year round with complete immersion in Argentine life and culture. A team of qualified native Spanish faculty with expertise in applied linguistics teaches language courses using the communicative approach methodology. Classes meet five times a week for 3 or 5 hours and take 120 academic hours (of 45 minutes) to complete (see table). The course books are written by the professors themselves and published by Belgrano University Press. Intensive courses are also meant to better prepare students for our PEAL semester courses (Programa de Estudios Argentinos y Latinoamericanos). Continuing students may also take a further course in Spanish language during the semester. Students will be allocated to different levels on the basis of a written online placement test that will take priority over past courses. Course capacity is limited to 15 students. On request, we also offer special programs e.g. Spanish for the Professions (Medicine and Healthcare, Political and Social Sciences, Business and Law) and we can also train instructors in teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language. Course Catalogue: (INT 121) Español Básico This course is intended for beginners and false beginners. The general aim of this course is to provide the student with basic language skills. Students acquire and develop a basic knowledge of the language that allows them to communicate straightforward information in a familiar context. Classes emphasize production and understanding in communicative situations. On completing the course, students will be able to understand basic... [-]

inlingua® Premium Evening Program

inlingua® Washington DC
Campus 4 - 8 weeks Open Enrollment USA Washington DC

iPEP is a unique track of our fully immersive inlingua® Premium Program. Classes feature our globally trusted inlingua® Method plus cutting-edge technology and performance training. [+]

Course 2017. iPEP is a unique track of our fully immersive inlingua® Premium Program. Classes feature our globally trusted inlingua® Method plus cutting-edge technology and performance training. We offer two inlingua® Premium Evening Program schedules: iPEP 24 & iPEP 16. iPEP 24 consists of two main parts: the first portion of the program is a dedicated session taught by our trainers utilizing the inlingua® Method - a communicative, interactive approach that enables students to achieve deeper fluency faster. Students speak 70% of the time! Students then move to a computer-based session of inlingua® Online training guided by our teachers. Students are able to focus on grammar while performing the essential task of typing on an English keyboard - a key component for writing college essays or business reports. iPEP 16 students are present for all of the in-class instruction using the highly effective inlingua® Method. New topics, vocabulary, and structures from class are supplemented by independent study. iPEP 24's convenient schedule is 5:00-9:30pm Monday to Thursday (appropriate for F-1 visa holders). iPEP 16's schedule is 5:00-8:00pm Monday to Thursday (not approved for F-1 visa holders). [-]

Ice-cream Course

Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners - ICIF
Campus Full time 8 weeks October 2017 Italy Italy Online

ICIF has created the Academic Laboratory of Master ice cream makers, giving rise to a new training programme: the Ice-cream Course. The course consists of a training programme which integrates both theory and the practical skills necessary to join a profession which gives endless satisfaction, as well as personal and professional growth within a trade which is a genuine Italian tradition. [+]

Three weeks of theoretical and practical lessons carried out by professional teachers to learn the art of making Italian ice cream and strategies to open a store. Possibility to carry out a training period at selected artisans ICIF has created the Academic Laboratory of Master ice cream makers, giving rise to a new training programme: the Ice-cream Course. The course consists of a training programme which integrates both theory and the practical skills necessary to join a profession which gives endless satisfaction, as well as personal and professional growth within a trade which is a genuine Italian tradition. A profession which is in great demand both in Italy and abroad. The Course is in Italian language and teachers are supported by an interpreter in English language. Minimum number of participants: 12. Duration The Course has a total duration of 8 weeks: 3 weeks of theoretical and practical lessons at the Institute 5 weeks of internship (optional) at ice cream parlours previously selected by the Institute, members of the Academic Laboratory of Master ice cream makers Those who can enroll are: Italian and foreign professionals of food and wine Italian and foreign food lovers and enthusiasts Lesson topics Ice Cream: theoretical notions Ice Cream and its origins Ice Cream: artisan and business management Hygiene and HACCP: comprehension and study of health and sanitary regulations and food legislation Marketing and Management of an enterprise: an entrepreneurial approach Design of the Laboratory: study and analysis of three types of premises in order to... [-]

Course in Spanish Language (CILE)

Centro de Lenguas Modernas - Universidad de Granada
Campus Full time 2 - 4 weeks January 2018 Spain Granada

If you want to study Spanish in Granada, the Intensive Spanish Language Courses (CILE) are designed for those students who wish to start learning or improve their Spanish during a short stay in our country. An essentially communicative approach is followed in these courses along with the use of the most up-to-date audio-visual technology. The average number of students per group is 12. [+]

Course 2017. If you want to study Spanish in Granada, the Intensive Spanish Language Courses (CILE) are designed for those students who wish to start learning or improve their Spanish during a short stay in our country. An essentially communicative approach is followed in these courses along with the use of the most up-to-date audio-visual technology. The average number of students per group is 12. The Intensive Spanish Language Courses (CILES) are offered from January to December; the day before each course begins, there is a level test which means that anyone arriving at CLM at the beginning of a course, can join a CILE at their corresponding level. For courses that begin halfway through the month, we can only guarantee the levels that are underway and recommend absolute beginners to start at the beginning of the month. It is also possible to follow these courses for a number of months with the guarantee that a group will exist at every level A1 to C1 (CLM-1 Beginners to CLM-8 Superior), as long as there is a minimum of ten students per group. Assessment will be on a continuous basis and progress will also be evaluated in the end-of-course exam. From October to December and from February to May, students who have passed level B1.1 Spanish (CLM- 4 Intermediate) can enrol in individual subjects from the Spanish Language and Culture Course and those who have passed level B2.1 (CLM – 6 Advanced) can enrol in individual subjects from the Hispanic Studies... [-]

Specialist Paralegal Qualification in Wills Probate and Administration in England & Wales

Central Law Training
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom Glasgow

The programmes are designed to combine precedent, source materials, legal narratives and styles to create reference manuals for everyday use, whilst providing practical knowledge to provide detailed coverage in best practice and procedure. [+]

This qualification provides a practical review of wills, probate & administration. Course content is tailored to the context of client work and covers all processes surrounding planning, drafting and enforcing a will. Specialised topics, such as administering the estate, taxation, after-death variations, family provision and litigation are covered. A variety of legal resources will be used to help you understand how wills, probate and administration manifest in a real professional context. Precedent, source materials and legal narratives are drawn upon to provide a comprehensive view of contemporary best practice. This training course will cover the following modules: Professional Conduct and FSMA Issues Tax Background Issues Tax and Estate Planning Constructing a Valid Will - The Law Drafting a Valid Will Entitlement to a Persons Estate: Intestacy Probate Practice and Procedure: Obtaining the Grant of Representation Probate Practice and Procedure: The Administration of an Estate Potential Claims Against the Estate: Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Avoiding Complaints and Claims [-]

Course in IELTS Preparation

SACE English Colleges
Campus Full time 12 - 24 weeks Open Enrollment Australia Adelaide Hobart Cannonvale Melbourne + 3 more

The SACE IELTS Preparation programme is an intensive 12 to 24 week course designed to prepare students for the 4 main areas of the IELTS exam. [+]

IELTS Preparation The SACE IELTS Preparation programme is an intensive 12 to 24 week course designed to prepare students for the 4 main areas of the IELTS exam: Speaking

Listening

Reading (Academic + General)

Writing (Academic + General) Plus IELTS exam strategies and techniques and IELTS Examination practice. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assesses the level of English of non‐native English speakers who require English for Academic, Professional purposes or for visa application for Australia. Direct Entry Pathways Successful completion of the SACE IELTS Preparation Course will allow students DIRECT ENTRY to the following institutions (students are not required to take an IETLS Test for entry): TAFE South Australia ... [-]


Entrepreneurship Center And Internationalization

Ibmec
Campus March 2018 Brazil Rio de Janeiro

Entrepreneurship and Internationalisation Centre is a set of cells and projects that give the student Ibmec an environment to exercise their skills and abilities, with freedom and autonomy. [+]

CIS Entrepreneurship and Internationalisation Centre is a set of cells and projects that give the student Ibmec an environment to exercise their skills and abilities, with freedom and autonomy. It is a testing center that moves the walls between the market and the gym. The ERC welcomes students already from the first half to work adaptability and leadership teams forming and managing the cells. We start from the blank sheet to form the protagonists of the world. The student also has the possibility to add value to their education building an international experience. Agreements signed with educational institutions in 20 countries offer exchanges and partnerships that empower students with new experiences aligned to what happens in the universe. junior companies In Ibmec, the student refines professional skills in direct contact with business processes. theoretical and practical knowledge to write your professional history. social entrepreneurship Undertake a connected planet causing a positive impact on reality. The Social Ibmec is a nonprofit organization that develops socio-entrepreneurial projects with an emphasis on poor communities of Rio de Janeiro, seeing possibilities, acting and allowing progress. internationalization Educate with excellence in a borderless world means empowering professionals to work across the globe. Ibmec is part of DeVry Education Group, one of the world's largest, with headquarters in Chicago and 85 years old. The participation of an international provider is more a connection in the training of our students now have an expanded range of international benefits. Products and services Services with different types of duration... [-]

General English Advanced (GE05)

Limerick City College
Campus Full time 1 - 25 weeks January 2018 Ireland Limerick

General English Advanced (GE05) course is suitable for students who have completed General English Upper Intermediate and are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. [+]

Course 2017. General English Advanced (GE05) course is suitable for students who have completed General English Upper Intermediate and are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. 1. Listening. 2. Reading. 3. Writing. 4. Speaking. Course Available: All Year Weekly Commencement Duration: 25 week programme/15 hours per week 15 week programme/ 15 hours per week 10 week programme/15 hours per week 1 – 9 week courses/15 hours per week Course Objectives: Improve knowledge of grammatical structures and sentence formation. Communicate with confidence and fluency. Input on areas such as news topics, politics and current affairs. Participate in debates and other similar speaking activities. Increase vocabulary. Other: 09.30 to 13.30 Tuesday to Friday Placement test on Arrival Add-on: Examination Course Books €60 [-]