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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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ACCA Part-time

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF)
Campus Part time 6 - 30 months June 2017 United Kingdom London

The ACCA part-time at LSBF is designed to fit around your busy life. We have a range of flexible study modes: weekend, evening or weekday classes. In addition, all on-campus students get free access to LIVE online classes for maximum convenience. [+]

Course 2017. ACCA Part-time The ACCA part-time at LSBF is designed to fit around your busy life. We have a range of flexible study modes: weekend, evening or weekday classes. In addition, all on-campus students get free access to LIVE online classes for maximum convenience. Classes are held at LSBF's campus in the City of London - just 6 minutes away from Moorgate underground station. Course Requirements Standard entry: Minimum requirements are 2 A Levels and 3 GCSEs or equivalent in five separate subjects, including English and Mathematics. Access to ACCA via FIA or AAT qualification: No other academic qualifications required. Gain exemptions from ACCA papers F1 – F3. Graduate entry: Degree holders from ACCA-accredited institutions may be exempt from up to 9 exams. Other relevant degrees may also qualify you for exemptions. English language proficiency: IELTS 5.5 overall and each component or equivalent. Duration 6 - 30 months per course/selection of exams [-]

Digital Graphic Design

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 10 weeks June 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course will offer you a solid introduction to the Adobe Creative Suite 6* applications: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. [+]

Digital Graphic Design This course will offer you a solid introduction to the Adobe Creative Suite 6* applications: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. You will gain a strong understanding of the principals of visual language, boosting your confidence in decision making and helping to develop your eye for design. Course Requirements Minimum age: 18 years of age, English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK. Duration 10 weeks (Part-time) 3 weeks (Full time) Intake Part-time (January 2017, March 2017, May 2017) Full-time (June 2017, July 2017, August 2017) [-]

Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC ) - full-time

The University of Law
Campus Full time 10 months September 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... [-]

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) [-]

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... [-]

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. [+]

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. [+]

Course 2017. 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... [-]

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. [+]

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 [-]

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... [-]

Program in Argentine and Latin American Studies (PALAS)

University of Belgrano
Campus Full time Part time 15 weeks February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires + 1 more

This 15-week-program offers courses that meet twice a week for ninety minutes, that is, 4 hours of 45 minutes, total 60 contact hours. PALAS offers courses in economics, history, gender history, and literature, all of which focus specifically on Argentina and Latin America. [+]

This 15-week-program offers courses that meet twice a week for ninety minutes, that is, 4 hours of 45 minutes, total 60 contact hours. PALAS offers courses in economics, history, gender history, and literature, all of which focus specifically on Argentina and Latin America. Courses are designed for undergraduate students whose level of Spanish is at the beginner or intermediate level or for students who are interested in transferring credits in Latin American Studies to their home universities. Courses (PALAS 310) Argentine Economy (PALAS 330) Social Economy in Latin America (PALAS 332) Economic Integration in LatAm (PALAS 333) International Business in the Southern Cone (PALAS 340) History of Latin America (PALAS 342) Race and Nation in Argentina (PALAS 345) Argentine History and Literature OUT OF CATALOGUE (PALAS 360) Political and Social Change (PALAS 362) Latin American Cultures and Civilizations (PALAS 366) U.S.–Latin America Relations (PALAS 370) Argentina: The Making of a Country through its Literature OUT OF CATALOGUE (PALAS 372) Latin American Literature OUT OF CATALOGUE (PALAS 380) Gender History in Latin America (PALAS 400) Latin America in Global Economy (PALAS 420) Jorge Luis Borges: Visions of Culture and Knowledge (Special Topic on Comparative Literature) (PALAS 443) Tango: Gender, Nation & Identity (Special Topic on Cultural Studies) (PALAS 444) Human Rights and Cultural Representations (PALAS 490) Directed Research [-]

Courses in General English

Cork English Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 50 weeks Open Enrollment 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 15 Hours Morning General English 20 Hours Morning General English 15 Hours Afternoon General English 20 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. Course books, workbooks and supplementary material including authentic materials such as newspaper articles newspapers, DVDs, the Internet, books... [-]

French Language Program

EPITA Graduate School of Computer Science
Campus Full time 2 - 4 months September 2017 France Paris

With more than 200 million people who speak French on the five continents, French is the second most widely learned foreign language after English and the ninth most widely spoken language in the world. An ability to speak French and English is an advantage on the international job market. [+]

With over 45 nationalities on its campus each year, EPITA has developed an extremely dynamic and innovative French Language Center within the school’s international relations department. With a multi-lingual team, the Center offers high end services in terms of welcome, support and guidance. EPITA ‘s French language center was granted a Quality Label from the French Government in July 2015. All our teachers are native French speakers, who are accredited and experienced in teaching French as a foreign language. Designed based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages recommendations (CEFR), our programs are not only professional, but fun, communicative and intercultural. EPITA offers French language courses for all levels and to suit different needs: Improve daily conversational skills, Enhance communication capabilities in a professional context, Prepare students for advanced studies in a French Graduate School or University. In order to ensure that every student will have the opportunity to participate actively, EPITA French classes do not exceed 16 students. EPITA’s French Language Center is open all year long to students, from beginner to advanced, from all over the world and willing to improve their level in French in order to integrate a French Graduate School or University or to get ready to work in France in an engineering sector. During summer, EPITA offers 2 to 8 weeks intensive programs including language tuition and cultural activities. This summer programs will be ongoing from June 19th to August the 11th, 2017. This program includes 21 hours of french classes plus... [-]

Academic - TOEFL Preparation - San Diego

Stafford House International
Campus Full time Open Enrollment USA San Diego San Francisco Chicago + 1 more

Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test is a widely respected English language test. It measures your ability to use English at university level and is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries, [+]

Course 2017. Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test is a widely respected English language test. It measures your ability to use English at university level and is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries, including the majority of North American universities. Exam Preparation All our exam preparation courses cover the areas of your chosen exam in detail ensuring you learn the skills and English language through the use of past papers and exam technique to achieve exam success. Preparation courses available for Cambridge Exams, IELTS, and TOEFL. Objectives Goal-oriented and highly focussed preparation programme Develop the skills needed to succeed in the exam Develop strategies to maximise your score in the exam How you will learn Skim reading for meaning, scanning for detail, paraphrasing, making inferences, and more Methods and strategies for successful integrated and independent writing The skills needed to speak confidently and succeed in a one-to-one interview Listening strategies such as listening for gist and for detail With sample papers and continuous practice of specific tasks, you will become familiar with the exam you are taking and learn how to answer the questions as effectively as possible Quick Facts Start Dates Every Monday Minimum Level Upper Intermediate Age 16+ [-]

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. [+]

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 Course. Each... [-]

Intensive English Course

Irish College of English
Campus Full time 1 - 25 weeks Open Enrollment Ireland Dublin

At the Irish College of English, we offer Intensive year-round English Courses in Dublin at our Malahide School. Our English Language Colleges are recognised by the Department of Education and Science for the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language. [+]

Course 2017. Full-Time English Courses Dublin Year-Round Adult English Courses in Dublin – Malahide Secure Enrolment with Learner Protection 15 – 25 (60 minute) Hours Tuition per Week. General English, One to One Tuition. Beautiful and Vibrant Dublin Coastal Location – Malahide – Just 20 mins from Dublin City Centre. Levels from Pre-Intermediate to Advanced. Combine an English Course with Quality Host Family Accommodation within Walking Distance. At the Irish College of English, we offer Intensive year-round English Courses in Dublin at our Malahide School. Our English Language Colleges are recognised by the Department of Education and Science for the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language. Students can register for courses from 1 week to 1 year in duration, and there is an excellent mix of nationalities in all our programmes. We also operate Learner Protection through our membership of MEI. Many students come to Ireland for a 2 – 4 Week Course with Host Family Accommodation to Improve their English in a Full Immersion Programme, others come for our 1 Year Programmes to experience studying and living and working part time in Ireland. Sample Courses & Package Fees 1 Week Stay – 25 hours tuition (including 10 hours one to one classes) per week & quality single room host family accommodation within walking distance of the school – € 1050 including registration and course textbook – Code CE25 2 Week Stay – 20 hours tuition per week & quality single room host family accommodation within walking distance of... [-]