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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.

Do not delay your enhanced learning opportunities any longer. If you are interested in learning more about the types of courses that are available, you need only search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC ) - full-time

The University of Law
Campus Full time 10 months May 2017 United Kingdom Birmingham Leeds London + 2 more

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a barrister, our BPTC is designed to help you secure pupillage. In fact, of our 2016 Full-time UK/EU graduates, 51% have gained pupillage to date (December 2016). [+]

Course 2017. Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC ) - full-time If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a barrister, our BPTC is designed to help you secure pupillage. In fact, of our 2016 Full-time UK/EU graduates, 51% have gained pupillage to date (December 2016). You can expect exceptionally high standards of tutoring and a wealth of pro bono opportunity. We’ll support you in preparing pupillage applications, with access to our specialist careers service from the moment you accept your place. Course Requirements To be eligible to take up your place, you must comply with the requirements for commencing a Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) set out by the Bar Standards Board (BSB). The Academic Stage Handbook on the BSB’s website gives you full information about these requirements. You will be required to pass the Bar Standards Board aptitude test by September 2017 (known as the Bar Course Aptitude Test - BCAT). Further details on this test can be found on the Bar Standards Board website You will need either a qualifying law degree (QLD) 2:1 minimum or an undergraduate degree in any other subject (2:1 minimum*) and a Graduate Diploma in Law/CPE For qualifying law degrees, all offers based on predicted grades will be conditional upon achieving a 2:1 or above All applicants who meet the basic eligibility criteria will be required to attend a Selection Interview at one of our centres at Birmingham, Leeds or London Bloomsbury in February 2017 *For non QLD... [-]

Short Courses in Finance

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF)
Campus Full time 4 days Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

LSBF’s four-day short courses in finance are designed to provide you with specific industry knowledge. Choose between our course Financial Planning and Analysis and Finance for Non-Finance Managers. [+]

Short Courses in Finance LSBF’s four-day short courses in finance are designed to provide you with specific industry knowledge. Choose between our course Financial Planning and Analysis and Finance for Non-Finance Managers. You will soon be able to apply what you’ve learned to your current workplace, or use your new knowledge to boost your CV. Course Requirements Education - Undergraduate degree or equivalent Higher Education qualification, or relevant work experience English language – Common European Framework (CEF) Level B2* or equivalent (all teaching and learning materials are provided in English only) *Please note those with a B1 level of English and relevant proof of further study will be considered. [-]

Interior Design in Fashion and Luxury Retail

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 10 weeks January 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This short course offers you the opportunity to discover Interior Design and visual communication techniques with the aim of giving you the necessary tools to maximise the profitability of the point of sale, and to study the essential aspects of the consumer’s behaviour, a key element to create a unique and emotional shopping experience and transform the consumer into a loyal customer. [+]

Course 2017. Interior Design in Fashion and Luxury Retail This short course offers you the opportunity to discover Interior Design and visual communication techniques with the aim of giving you the necessary tools to maximise the profitability of the point of sale, and to study the essential aspects of the consumer’s behaviour, a key element to create a unique and emotional shopping experience and transform the consumer into a loyal customer. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years of age, English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. Intake Part-time (January 2017, March 2017, May 2017) Full-time (June 2017, July 2017, August 2017) [-]

University Pathway Programme

GISMA Business School
Campus Full time 40 weeks Open Enrollment Germany Hannover Berlin + 1 more

This intensive programme is designed to prepare you for independent academic study at a German-speaking university, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. [+]

University Pathway Programme This intensive programme is designed to prepare you for independent academic study at a German-speaking university, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. In addition, it will prepare you for TestDAF and includes a University Placement Service, boosting your chances of successful application at your chosen institution or helping you choose the best university for your subject. Free level exam retakes: one free retake for each level. Course Requirements • At least secondary school (graduates) or bachelor (postgraduates) Duration: The University Pathway Programme at GISMA is a 40 week course (32 weeks of language classes + 4 weeks of TestDaf preparation + 4 weeks of free exam preparation) [-]

PRIVATE Chinese (10 lessons/week)

Beijing International Chinese College
Campus Part time 1 - 44 years Open Enrollment China Beijing

If you want to focus on special area of Chinese language, then Private classes are perfect for you: 2 lessons per class and you can take as many classes as you want, The schedule is flexible the teacher's attention is just for you. After few months you can pass HSK 4, The One-on-One class can be held either in the morning, afternoon or evening, during the week or on weekends, [+]

Course 2017. If you want to focus on a special area of Chinese language, then Private classes are perfect for you: 2 lessons per class and you can take as many classes as you want, The schedule is flexible the teacher's attention is just for you. After few months you can pass HSK 4, The One-on-One class can be held either in the morning, afternoon or evening, during the week or on weekends. The duration of the class: 50 minutes/lesson. The prices are for 10 lessons per week. If you want more lessons, please calculate 135RMB per lesson (for private classes) 1 week 1700rmb 4 weeks 6400rmb 12 weeks 16800rmb 24 weeks(1 semester) 32400rmb 44 weeks(1 year) 59400rmb ITEM 1 Week 4 Weeks 12 weeks 24 Weeks(1 semester) 44 Weeks(1 Year) PRIVATE Chinese(10 lessons/week) 1700rmb 6400rmb 16800rmb 32400rmb 59400rmb PRIVATE Chinese(20 lessons/week) 3400rmb 12800rmb 33600rmb 64800rmb 118800rmb [-]

Chinese Language Autumn Course

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2017 China Suzhou

We offer non-degree Chinese language courses for beginner, elementary, intermediate, and advanced learners. Our autumn semester course starts on 3 September and runs until January. [+]

Chinese Language Autumn Course OVERVIEW We offer non-degree Chinese language courses for beginner, elementary, intermediate, and advanced learners. Our autumn semester course starts on 3 September and runs until January. Class hours are Monday to Friday with 12 hours of lessons per week plus several Chinese cultural sessions and HSK workshops. Come to XJTLU to learn the most widely-spoken language in the world, as well experience local Chinese culture. WHY STUDY OUR CHINESE LANGUAGE SHORT COURSES? SMALL CLASS SIZES Small class sizes allow for more active participation and attention to individual student needs. TAILORED TO YOUR LEVEL As part of our unique model of instruction we cover HSK 1-5, with the possibility of studying higher levels if there is sufficient demand. You will be enrolled into the appropriate level for your needs. Classes combine a communicative approach with task-based teaching and learning in the classroom. EXPERIENCED TEACHING STAFF Our award-winning Chinese language tutors are fully certified to teach Mandarin Chinese and have substantial experience teaching Chinese as a foreign language both in China and internationally. DEDICATED LANGUAGE PARTNER You will be paired with a native-speaking language partner who will help you practice Chinese, review new vocabulary, or even adapt to local life. FIELD TRIPS You will take part in field trips locally in Suzhou or in other cities to help you gain an insight into traditional Chinese culture. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Learn on modules that combine a communicative approach with task-based teaching to enhance your Chinese language skills Pair up... [-]

Study Business English in the USA

Kaplan International USA
Campus Full time 2 weeks September 2017 USA Berkeley Boston Chicago Seattle Huntington Beach Los Angeles Miami Bronx Philadelphia Portland San Diego San Francisco Santa Barbara Woodcrest Village United Kingdom City of London Lower East Side Francisville Oceanview Upper West Side Philadelphia Main Post Office Saint Francis Wood Soho + 22 more

Improving your fluency and business English vocabulary will put you ahead of the competition, and make your résumé stand out. [+]

Course 2017. How can a Business English Course help your career? Improving your fluency and business English vocabulary will put you ahead of the competition, and make your résumé stand out. Our accredited business English courses will improve the general level of your English as well as enhancing specific vocabulary and improving your confidence in business environments. With flexible start dates and course lengths, you can learn at a rate you feel comfortable with. Build your experience in the classroom or in a work placement Study English in the UK, USA, Canada, Ireland, Australia or New Zealand Take an Intensive Business English course to have a deeper focus on the subject Respected courses that will benefit you professionally and look great on your CV [-]

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... [-]

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... [-]

LSAT Admissions Test Preparation

Manhattan Prep
Campus or Online September 2017 USA East Village

From live in-person and online LSAT classes to online lessons you can do at your own pace, we have the perfect LSAT prep for you. [+]

LSAT Prepare for α career in law. Prep your way From live in-person and online LSAT classes to online lessons you can do at your own pace, we have the perfect LSAT prep for you. Pick the best LSAT prep for you 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. Private Tutoring LSAT Private Tutoring for the LSAT is a flexible option that gives you personalized one-on-one instruction with one of our 99th percentile LSAT instructors. IDEAL FOR: Students looking for one-on-one study tailored to their strengths and weaknesses How to Get Matched with a LSAT Tutor Fill out the private tutoring form. Our Student Services team will contact you for a $20 deposit and begin the process of matching you with a tutor. If you need a tutor quickly, give us a call at 1-800-576-4628. We’ll match you with a tutor and he or she will contact you to set up your first session. 10 hr. package starting at $2450 1-on-1 personalized instruction Ideal for study tailored to your skill level Available in-person and online Live LSAT Course The LSAT Complete Course is the most comprehensive LSAT prep program available. Providing not just material inside the classroom but outside as well, you’ll be fully immersed in LSAT work throughout your preparation period. Taught by expert instructors with 99th percentile scores, our live in-person and online classes are interactive, challenging, and anything... [-]

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... [-]

Course Study Abroad

Centro de Lenguas Modernas - Universidad de Granada
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Granada

The University of Granada Modern Languages Center (CLM) is one of the leading institutions in Spain in the field of laguage learning. It is one of a kind thanks to its highly-qualified and specialised teaching staff. Using a communicative approach, special emphasis is given to interaction in real-life situations. [+]

The University of Granada Modern Languages Center (CLM) is one of the leading institutions in Spain in the field of laguage learning. It is one of a kind thanks to its highly-qualified and specialised teaching staff. Using a communicative approach, special emphasis is given to interaction in real-life situations. The Center's installations located in the old Realejo District, consist of two main buildings: the beautiful 16th century Palace of Santa Cruz and the Huerta de los Angeles Mansion. Both combine the beauty and warmth of historical buildings with the most modern technical equipment. Another attraction of CLM is its singular multicultural and multilingual atmosphere. Foreign students can share their daily lives with those of Spanish students learning different foreign languages, thus stimulating a mutual interest in their different languages and cultures. Be immersed in Spanish language, culture, cuisine and tradition in a city renowned for its flamenco artists, guitar craftsmanship and Federico García Lorca. Witness the social interactions of the local, university, gypsy and immigrant communities in one lively plaza. Enjoy the dramatic contrasts between the old world and the new that will co-exist in your daily life, buying muffins from cloistered nuns at a 16th century convent and a coffee from the nearby fast food joint. Learn Spanish in an environment that will prepare you for future interactions with Spanish speakers from all over the world. in GRANADA! Where can you ... Take college-level courses in Intensive Spanish Language, Spanish Language and Culture, or Hispanic Studies? Study a modern... [-]

Intensive French Immersion Courses

Montreal International Language Centre
Campus Full time 90 hours September 2017 Canada Montreal

If you plan to pursue higher education in French or envision living and working in an environment where French is used, then register for MILC's Intensive French Immersion Courses and quickly [+]

Intensive French Immersion Courses

 

If you plan to pursue higher education in French or envision living and working in an environment where French is used, then register for MILC's Intensive French Immersion Courses and quickly improve your reading, writing, listening and verbal language skills. Level 6 includes a preparation module for the TEFAQ test.

 

We offer:

 

12 sessions a year (once a month) 10 levels of French 22.5 hrs a week of class time (90 hrs per level) 15 students maximum per group 1 day per session allocated for a placement test

 

*In the event of a course cancellation due to insufficient registration, you may replace the intensive French immersion courses with French private classes.... [-]


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. [+]

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). [-]

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... [-]