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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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London Academy of Trading

The one-week introductory trading programme is ideal for those who are interested in taking their first steps towards a career in financial markets. This fully online tra ... [+]

Introduction to Trading

The one-week introductory trading programme is ideal for those who are interested in taking their first steps towards a career in financial markets.

This fully online trading course requires no prior knowledge of trading or financial markets, building up your understanding of the subject starting with the fundamental principles. You will also get acquainted with the day-to-day activities undertaken by traders and dig deeper into the fundamental analysis, technical analysis and evaluations of macroeconomic data releases. After completing our trading course for beginners, you will gain real-world exposure to financial markets as well as the fundamental skills and understanding needed to launch a career in the finance industry. The course is taught by LAT’s expert lecturers, who have the knowledge and vast experience in the trading sector necessary to prepare you for the reality of the finance world.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 week
Online
Hofstra University

The Academic English program prepares you for university study in the US. ... [+]

Course features

What you'll learn:

Present spoken and written ideas accurately and effectively in English Write research papers with proper use of citations and references Read, understand and critically evaluate academic texts Understand and use vocabulary common to academic disciplines Take useful and accurate notes in academic lectures and presentations Understand US values in an academic setting Key Facts Course length: 1 - 3 Semesters Start dates: 2019: August; 2020: January, May, August; 2021: January, May Fees: From $7,400 Academic Requirements: High school diploma required. English Language Requirements: From IELTS 0.0 or TOEFL 00 or equivalent Award: You may progress to a Pathway program or to a university degree program after achieving the language level required and meeting all other requirements. Course Options: 1-Semester, 2-Semester, 3-Semester. ... [-]
USA New York
August 2019
Full-time
1 - 3 semesters
Campus
London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) Executive Education

Looking to gain advanced financial skills? Opt for one of the LSBF Executive Education’s four-day short courses in finance. Choose between Financial Planning and Analysis ... [+]

Short Courses in Finance

Looking to gain advanced financial skills? Opt for one of the LSBF Executive Education’s four-day short courses in finance. Choose between Financial Planning and Analysis or Finance for Non-Finance Managers. Upon course completion, you will be able to apply what you’ve learned to your current workplace. Alternatively, you will use the expertise you have gained to boost your CV and get a new job. LSBF Executive Education is accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) and its courses are CPD accredited, therefore you will earn CPD points upon any of these short courses’ completion.

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) ... [-]
United Kingdom London
July 2019
Full-time
4 days
Campus
Toronto School of Management

This short IT course is perfect for working professionals. It is conducted on weekday evenings or weekends. The Quality Assurance 101 course covers both theoretical and ... [+]

Quality Assurance 101

This short IT course is perfect for working professionals. It is conducted on weekday evenings or weekends. The Quality Assurance 101 course covers both theoretical and practical aspects including software testing. It also encompasses exercises, exams, simulations and projects that train you to deal with real-life situations.

This course will teach you to:

Define the purpose of manual testing and quality assurance. Design software testing plans to evaluate functional and non-functional specification requirements for various test levels and different types of information systems and technologies. Design and use test cases to verify system and individual component functionality, usability, and regression. Audit the quality assurance procedures to assess software quality and improve software performance. Create technical reports and documents such as testing plans, incident reports and technical specifications to document testing protocols. Create reliable software applications that have been thoroughly designed, documented and tested. Course Requirements Required: Basic technical English Recommended: Operational knowledge and experience with a computer and MS Office Career Path ... [-]
Canada Toronto
July 2019
Part-time
5 days
Campus
Universidad de La Sabana - Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures

You will work on the 4 language skills: writing, speaking, reading and listening (you will practice all the time new vocabulary and grammar). We will provide you with the ... [+]

You will work on the 4 language skills: writing, speaking, reading and listening (you will practice all the time new vocabulary and grammar). We will provide you with the class guides, so you won’t have to buy any extra material; you will just need a dictionary.

Our courses are very flexible, you can choose how many weeks to study and when to start. Classes start every Monday, so you can choose the date to start your course.

Prices

The cost varies depending on the number of weeks you will study with us and the type of course you will take.

You can join some of the courses that the Universidad de La Sabana have for its students. Let us know which topics you are interested in, so we can find you a course. This course will not have grades, it’s only for attendance and it doesn’t imply an extra cost. *This only applies for students that stay 2 months or more.... [-]

Colombia Chía
Open Enrollment
Spanish
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 24 weeks
Campus
Silk Mandarin

The increasing importance of HSK has been the reason to design our Express Course. It is undoubtedly the fastest way to pass your HSK exams with good results. In this pro ... [+]

Express Chinese Program

The increasing importance of HSK has been the reason to design our Express Course. It is undoubtedly the fastest way to pass your HSK exams with good results. In this course, we stretch the student’s language skills to the highest extent. The self-study workload is with 15 hours per week the highest of all our courses, the class size is with 4 students small.

The Express course is best suited for those who:

want to sign up for University or apply for a job and now need to pass HSK 4 or 5 as fast as possible; quickly need to acquire extra ‘HSK-points’ to get their VISA under the new VISA rules; want to challenge themselves and see how fast they can go. ... [-]
China Shanghai
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Campus
UCBM Università Campus Bio-Medico Di Roma

The campus Bio-Medico University of Rome is proud to present its full-immersion, residential Bootcamp in Cambridge (UK), bringing you a three-week course in the fields of ... [+]

IoT & Data Science Bootcamp

19th August – 6th September 2019 (Hughes Hall College, University of Cambridge)

The campus Bio-Medico University of Rome is proud to present its full-immersion, residential Bootcamp in Cambridge (UK), bringing you a three-week course in the fields of IoT and Data Science.

intensive 120-hour residential programme open to students and professionals professors and tutors from the University of Cambridge hands-on project work group presentations industry partners final award ceremony internships for the top participants

Why does our Bootcamp provide a unique opportunity? 120-hour programme in a cutting-edge field A programme designed in collaboration with Cambridge University instructors, supervisors and trainers Industry partners What are the aims of the Bootcamp? To introduce participants to foundations of IoT and to the main tools and methods of data science through lectures, seminars, group work and hands-on tutorials To provide practical industry experience using real case-studies from our partner businesses through a week-long hackathon leading to an internship To give core-skills training to develop communication and presentation skills, time and project management skills, collaboration and leadership skills Registration ... [-]
United Kingdom Cambridge
August 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Umeå Institute of Design - Umeå University

Industrial Design Intensive is a one-year course package that runs over a whole study year, from autumn to spring term. The autumn term is dedicated to basic methods in i ... [+]

Course Package - Industrial Design Intensive (Undergraduate)

Industrial Design Intensive is a one-year course package that runs over a whole study year, from autumn to spring term. The autumn term is dedicated to basic methods in industrial design with focus on the product design process, while the spring term includes basics in interaction design, service design and design management.

The goal of the course is that the student should acquire basic knowledge about, and understanding of, the methods and proceedings that are used within industrial design. Special attention is given to the product development process but other areas of industrial design are also integrated in the course, such as interaction design, service design and design management. The course is mainly focused on methods for analysing problems, methods for ideation and creativity and methods for visualisation, presentation and communication.... [-]

Sweden Umeå
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Storyutbildningen

A one-year, full-time distance course in scriptwriting for commercial feature films and drama series. ... [+]

A one-year, full-time distance course in scriptwriting for commercial feature films and drama series.

MasterClass Story is an exclusive one-year, full-time distance course for you with proven knowledge and professional experience as a scriptwriter. It provides unique opportunities, knowledge, inspiration, tools and techniques to sharpen your storytelling and advance your screenwriting career, with lectures and personal tutoring from some of the foremost and most renowned teachers in the American film industry (Hollywood).

The course encompasses:

Lectures and personal tutoring by acclaimed Hollywood teachers In-depth studies of concept and character development Tools and techniques that enhance the narrative and boost your efficiency Building your platform as a professional screenwriter Promote and pitch your script and ideas using professional sales argumentation Three multi-day meetings – where course management, students and teachers convene for workshops and seminars ... [-]
Sweden Fårösund
Request Info
Full-time
1 year
Online
Newcastle University London

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning ... [+]

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning needs, with five tailored study levels to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed.

Course features As a highly engaged and hard-working student, you can expect to make rapid progress of up to one IELTS point per term through this intensive course. INTO students completing a term of Academic English in December 2017 made on average 0.8 of an IELTS band progress. Study 30 learning hours, with 25 hours of face-to-face contact, and 5 hours of teacher-supported online language development. Developed in partnership with Cambridge Assessment, tailored online assessment enables your progress to be accurately monitored. Benefit from interactive lessons and small class sizes. Free INTO "Get Ready for English" course available online pre-arrival. ... [-]
United Kingdom London
July 2019
Full-time
3 - 12 months
Campus
Johnson & Wales University

Students requiring ESL courses will be registered by Student Academic & Financial Services until all ESL requirements are successfully completed. A schedule hold is i ... [+]

About

Students requiring ESL courses will be registered by Student Academic & Financial Services until all ESL requirements are successfully completed. A schedule hold is in effect during this time which prevents students from making changes to their schedule. Students wishing to continue enrollment in ESL courses during the summer must notify Student Academic & Financial Services.

Students enrolled in ESL courses will be allowed no more than 3 attempts to successfully complete each course. Students who are unsuccessful after the second attempt of a course will be assigned an academic standing hold and be placed on academic probation. Students who are unsuccessful after the third attempt of a course will be academically dismissed.... [-]

USA Providence Miami
September 2019
Campus
University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education

Prepare for university-level study, career advancement, or for the accomplishment of personal goals in our CEA-accredited, academically oriented 10-Week Intensive English ... [+]

Overview

Prepare for university-level study, career advancement, or for the accomplishment of personal goals in our CEA-accredited, academically oriented 10-Week Intensive English as a Second Language Program.

Benefits Experience a program trusted for more than 35 years to support you in achieving your academic, career, and personal goals Learn with dedicated, highly-trained teachers with an average of over 10 years of teaching experience who are committed to maintaining the highest standards of student achievement Attend small classes – usually about 16 students Benefit from engaging, interactive classes with a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes authentic language use in academic, business, and social contexts Advance your skills in upper-level elective classes in topics such as idioms, advanced pronunciation, advanced conversation, business English, advanced vocabulary, advanced grammar, and iBT and IELTS preparation Practice your English and learn about campus life with a UCI undergraduate friend through The Communication Club Learn using state-of-the-art technology and methodologies Prepare to score higher on the TOEFL and IELTS tests Requirements Available to students 17 years and older at all levels of English proficiency To attend this program full-time, you are required to obtain a student visa (F-1) Is your goal to boost your TOEFL or IELTS score? ... [-]
USA Irvine
Request Info
Full-time
10 weeks
Campus
Queen's University Belfast

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning ... [+]

This course provides the fastest and most effective route towards reaching your required English language level. It's specially designed to meet your individual learning needs, with five tailored study levels to ensure you gain the language fluency and academic skills you need to succeed.

Course features

As a highly engaged and hard-working student, you can expect to make rapid progress of up to one IELTS point per term through this intensive course. INTO students completing a term of Academic English in December 2017 made on average 0.8 of an IELTS band progress. Study 30 learning hours, with 25 hours of face-to-face contact, and 5 hours of teacher-supported online language development. Developed in partnership with Cambridge Assessment, tailored online assessment enables your progress to be accurately monitored. Benefit from interactive lessons and small class sizes. Free INTO "Get Ready for English" course available online pre-arrival. ... [-]
United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Full-time
3 - 12 months
Campus
Henry Ford College

If you want to become more fluent in English, learn about American culture, or improve your TOEFL score, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) can help you. ... [+]

If you want to become more fluent in English, learn about American culture, or improve your TOEFL score, HFC's English Language Institute (ELI) can help you.

High quality, affordable English Language classes

You can take English Language classes during the day, the evening, or on Saturday. Classes are offered in reading, speaking, listening, writing, grammar, study skills, American Culture, and TOEFL prep. Our Intensive English Program prepares you to take college-level courses, to hold a job where you will write and speak English, and to pass the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) exam. You will develop your English skills through small and large group interactions. Our friendly, caring instructors will help you meet your goals. For additional help, contact the ELI.... [-]

USA Detroit
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
The New England School of English

In this intensive course, case studies and current domestic and international business situations are presented. Through texts, videos, and discussions, you will sharpen ... [+]

In this intensive course, case studies and current domestic and international business situations are presented. Through texts, videos, and discussions, you will sharpen and refine your English language and business skills in areas such as business writing, marketing, strategic planning, finance, international business, and human resource development. The Harvard Management Update, Business Week, journal articles, and case studies as well as other current media are used throughout this class. Because NESE maintains special relationships with a number of MBA programs around the country, NESE students who are academically qualified can enter a number of these programs without taking the official TOEFL® exam.... [-]

USA Cambridge
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 8 weeks
Campus