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Improve Your English (General)

  • Programme Overview
  • How to Apply
  • Programme Overview

    'Improve your English' is designed for students who wish to improve their general English language skills and programmes can be customised to suit particular audiences.


    • Integrated English language skills
    • General Business English
    • English for Special Purposes
    • World English, including American and Irish English

    Learning Outcomes

    Students who complete this course will:

    • Reach their identified English language skill level
    • Develop effective listening and interpretation skills necessary for successful participation in English language environments
    • Acquire confidence in English language proficiency thereby maximising the benefit of experience in an English language environment
    • Develop effective English writing skills
    • Successfully apply English language skills in a business, general or academic environment


    Assessment will be a combination of:

    • Continuous assessment throughout the programme including written assignments, online language tests, discussion fora, wikis, group projects and presentations
    • Final end-of-semester written examinations
    • Satisfactory class attendance

    Entry Requirements & Details

    Prospective students with International English Language Testing System (IELTS) of 4.0 or lower will be accepted with an achievable IELTS outcome agreed upon dependent on starting level.

    • Minimum IELTS Starting Level: 4.0
    • Minimum IELTS Finishing Level: 5.5*
    • Duration: 25 weeks
    • Hours per week: 18

    * Relative to starting level.


    International Office

    T: +353 61 774787


    How to Apply

    Fees: €4,950

    Download and complete the application form - click here.

    More Information

    International Office

    T: +353 61 774787


  • Programme Overview
  • How to Apply