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Improve Your English (General)

  • Programme Overview
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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

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  • Programme Overview
  • How to Apply