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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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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. ... [-]


REGULAR Chinese + HOMESTAY

Beijing International Chinese College
Campus Full time 1 - 44 weeks September 2017 China Beijing

Morning Chinese Regular group class: 4 lessons + Homestay: Monday to Friday, every morning, you will have 4 lessons (covering speaking, writing, reading, listening skills). [+]

Morning Chinese Regular group class: 4 lessons + Homestay: 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. During your Homestay in Beijing, family will provide half board accommodation i.e. breakfast and evening meal. If you have any special dietary requirements, you should inform us of this before you arrive so we can select the most suitable family for you. For the homestay,1 week is 7 days and for 1 semester is 26 weeks long & 1 year is 48 weeks. 1 week: 3795rmb 4 weeks: 13900rmb 12 weeks: 39060rmb 24 weeks(1 semester): 76315rmb(26 weeks) 44 weeks(1 year): 136120rmb(48 weeks) [-]

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." [+]

Course 2017. 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... [-]

General English course in the USA

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

Chinese Language Courses

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Part time 1 - 1 semester September 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. [+]

Course 2017. 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 [-]

High Performance Program Creative Copywriting

Barcelona School of Creativity
Campus Full time 500 hours September 2017 Spain Barcelona

They say that nobody reads, that we are immersed in a visual culture or the image is the universal language. Nevertheless, words, creative writing and copywriting remain the soul of advertising and profession. Are the words that sell. [+]

They say that nobody reads, that we are immersed in a visual culture or the image is the universal language. Nevertheless, words, creative writing and copywriting remain the soul of advertising and profession. Are the words that sell. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION You will learn to demonstrate that a word is worth a thousand pictures, everything, absolutely everything, it can be sold only in words. You will learn to capture consumer attention, to seduce him, to convince him. You will learn to master the techniques, media and languages. And you will make one book, your book, to show all that you are capable of. The program takes place over one academic year: three quarters, four hours a day Monday through Thursday, but also work in the school will have to devote more time to get the best results. Is your training, your book and your future that is at stake. THE AGENDA OF THE PROGRAM NARRATIVE You can call copywriter, editor, creative, communicator, but actually going to be a storyteller, someone who has to tell a story, an idea, a product. And it is essential to master the word, the story, the atmosphere, conflict, metaphor, pause ... You have to master the narrative. Only then will you get your ideas across accurately. SOME CONTENTS: The narrative rhythm of short stories - linguistic and resources Dudas - Structuring ideas - Monologue and dialogue - The adjectival - The choice of words - Display to write - write with credibility - The emotional charge... [-]

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 - One-on-one instruction

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

LISA Instituto de Idiomas offers one-to-one tutoring sessions ideal for individuals with very specialized language needs. We provide private classes for 2, 4, 3 or 6 hours a day. This program is available for every level and follows the same scheduling as the Group-4 and Group-4 Plus programs. [+]

ILISA Instituto de Idiomas offers one-to-one tutoring sessions ideal for individuals with very specialized language needs. We provide private classes for 2, 4, 3 or 6 hours a day. This program is available for every level and follows the same scheduling as the Group-4 and Group-4 Plus programs. In addition, ILISA has been able to arrange student visits to local businesses, schools, hospitals, clinics, and many others in the past. The program emphasizes the improvement of general language skills and, depending on your needs, building skills and vocabulary related specifically to your interests or profession. It also includes language competence report covering listening and reading comprehension, writing and speaking skills, and if applicable, professional speaking skills. Program highlights 1. Benefit from the personal tailored approach 2. Learn from our excellent professors 3. Benefit from the effective learning methods 4. Learn in a comfortable and beautiful environment 5. Have an fun cultural experience [-]

Degree In Sports Management Collections

FDModa - LCI Barcelona
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The sport sector has evolved considerably in recent years thanks to advances in technology and the emergence of new products. Moreover, sport brands have introduced new branding and retail, positioned [+]

Course 2017. Language of instruction: Spanish The sport sector has evolved considerably in recent years thanks to advances in technology and the emergence of new products. Moreover, sport brands have introduced new branding and retail sportswear positioned at the forefront of fashion. Today, the sportswear is not only focused on the practice of sports, but is present in a very remarkable way prêt à porter of our society. This trend has led to large companies in the fashion retail sector and bet on markets and expand their product lines by creating collections of sportswear. The evolution of the concept of wellness and consumer awareness, both to ecodesign as sustainability, has led to significant changes in the production and communication of fashion. The sponsoring or sponsorship are two strong points in communicating sportswear brands, two strategies that have acquired great power of influence in the sports world. The collaboration of elite athlete participation and advertising brands at sporting events, offer a vision of excellence for reference. Through this course the creative, technical and functional aspects necessary to create a collection of sport, as well as the most appropriate for each brand marketing strategies will be known. GOALS - To train professionals able to conceive, plan and develop projects according to the requirements and technical, functional, aesthetic and communicative constraints of sports collections. - Understand the characteristics, properties and behavior of materials used in sports collections. - To acquire the knowledge necessary for the development of marketing strategies, communication, trade and distribution... [-]

Betriebswirt Allensbach University Certificate

Allensbach University
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Germany Konstanz

Betriebswirt Allensbach University is a short program and includes the first four semesters of the Bachelor Business Administration (B.A.). If you successfully complete the Betriebswirt Allensbach University you can directly continue with the Bachelor's program without losing any time. [+]

Betriebswirt Allensbach University is a short program and includes the first four semesters of the Bachelor Business Administration (B.A.). If you successfully complete the Betriebswirt Allensbach University you can directly continue with the Bachelor's program without losing any time. Course Structure and Content Course Structure and Content "Betriebswirt Allensbach University": 1. Semester Scientific Working Methods and Introductory Project Work Business Administration Economics I Business English Business Mathematics Accounting I 2. Semester Economics II Business Law I Statistics Cost Accounting Accounting II Marketing & Empirical Social Research 3. Semester Investment Logistics Project Management Business Informatics I E-Business-Management Taxation 4. Semester Controlling Finance Human Resources Management Strategic Management and Marketing Business Informatics II Seminar (individual) Each module carries 5 ECTS, i.e. the university certificate "Betriebswirt Allensbach University" includes 120 ECTS. [-]

Course in English for academic purpose

Medicine Hat College
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Canada Brooks

Medicine Hat College offers a progressive, communication based English for Academic Purposes program for international students from all over the world. Many of our students have transitioned into certificate, diploma or degree programs here at MHC, while others have pursued studies at other institutions. [+]

Course 2017. Medicine Hat College offers a progressive, communication based English for Academic Purposes program for international students from all over the world. Many of our students have transitioned into certificate, diploma or degree programs here at MHC, while others have pursued studies at other institutions. Additionally, many of our short-term visiting students have improved their English enough to enable them to function successfully in the global marketplace. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing international students with a friendly, supportive, and balanced learning environment. Our success is measured by your success! The International Education Department organizes programs and services designed specifically to assist international students with life, both on and off-campus. From pre-arrival to post graduation, the programs and services offered will ensure students are integrated into the community, involved in campus life, immersed in Canadian culture, and enriched by the friendships made! PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS High quality education Competitive tuition EAP classes offered over fall, winter & spring semesters; with flexible intake when possible Intensive English instruction (3 semesters, 13 weeks each, 24 hours per week) Multiple levels of instruction to meet student needs and abilities Small class sizes, average of 15 students per class Dedicated, experienced, and qualified TESL Certified instructors Opportunities to experience Canadian culture during institutional activities A strict English only policy enforcement EAP Bridging Program EAPI 199 (Highest Level of EAP Program) Enrol in EAP and 1 or 2 additional college level or University Transfer courses 16 Hours per week of EAP Portion, 3-6... [-]

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 Hispanic Studies: Hispanic Studies Course (CEH) and Spanish Language and Culture Course (CLCE)

Centro de Lenguas Modernas - Universidad de Granada
Campus Full time 4 months February 2018 Spain Granada

If you want to study Spanish in Granada, the Hispanic Studies Course is aimed at students and professionals who wish to acquire a deeper knowledge of Spanish language and culture. This course offers a wide variety of subjects taught by specialists from the University of Granada. [+]

Course 2017. Although formally two different programs Hispanic Studies Course (CEH) and Spanish Language and Culture Course (CLCE) act as one because they are not a matter of choice but one of actual level of Spanish language. In other words, the requirement to enroll in CEH is to have and advanced command of the language, whereas you only need to be an intermediate Spanish learner to be accepted in CLCE. If you want to study Spanish in Granada, the Hispanic Studies Course is aimed at students and professionals who wish to acquire a deeper knowledge of Spanish language and culture. This course offers a wide variety of subjects taught by specialists from the University of Granada. Students must already have a high command of Spanish to be able to follow these subjects (i.e. have passed level B2.1 (CLM - 6 Advanced)). For this reason, CLM always recommends students to take an Intensive Spanish Language Course (CILE) before beginning the Hispanic Studies Course. The CEH Course is taught in two periods - from October to December (Fall) and from February to May (Spring). Students can choose the first period, the second period or both (the Complete Hispanic Studies Course). Students in this course can choose four or five subjects offered by CLM for each period. One of these subjects may be a Modern Language Course offered by CLM. Depending on students' needs and the length of their stay in Granada, they can take some of the subjects from the Optional January... [-]

Academic - Cambridge Examinations - San Diego

Stafford House International
Campus Full time 5 - 11 weeks July 2017 USA San Diego San Francisco Chicago + 2 more

Cambridge English exams are recognised by schools, universities and employers worldwide, they do not expire and there are three to choose from: First Certificate in English (FCE), Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE). [+]

Cambridge English exams are recognised by schools, universities and employers worldwide, they do not expire and there are three to choose from: First Certificate in English (FCE), Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE). FCE FCE proves you have reached B2 (Upper Intermediate) level of English and can use every day written and spoken English for work or study purposes. The programme will develop every aspect of your English through engaging lessons and activities, from studying idioms and modal verbs to debating ideas and writing essays at a high language level. Duration Course Dates Exam Date 10 weeks 4 Jan - 11 Mar 11 Mar 11 weeks 28 Mar - 10 Jun 7 Jun 5 weeks 18 Jul - 19 Aug 18 Aug 11 weeks 26 Sep - 9 Dec 10 Dec CAE CAE demonstrates that you are at C1 (Advanced) level of English needed for academic and professional success. As you prepare for the exam, you’ll study complex grammar and advanced-level vocabulary and learn how to write proposals, conduct research and communicate effectively in an international workplace. Duration Course Dates Exam Date 10 weeks 4 Jan - 11 Mar 12 Mar 11 weeks 28 Mar - 10 Jun 8 Jun 5 weeks 18 Jul - 19 Aug 19 Aug 11 weeks 26 Sep - 9 Dec 10 Dec CPE CPE (UK only) demonstrates that you have the advanced skills necessary to function effectively in almost every English speaking context. As you prepare for the exam, you’ll need to be ready to... [-]

General English Pre-Intermediate (GE02)

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

General English Pre-Intermediate (GE02) course is suitable for students who have completed General English Elementary and who are interested in learning or improving their English. This course concentrates on the four skills of language learning. [+]

Course 2017. General English Pre-Intermediate (GE02) course is suitable for students who have completed General English Elementary and who 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: Improved pronunciation, listening comprehension and writing skills. Understand sentences on basic personal information e.g. name, where come from, employment, shopping, local geography etc. Increase vocabulary. Other Information: 09.30 to 13.30 Tuesday to Friday Placement test on Arrival- Elementary Learners Add-on: Examination Course Books €60 [-]