Academic English in Dublin: Foundation courses in Ireland for international students, university preparation for graduate & undergraduate studies in UK / Irish universities. IELTS exam preparation for university / college admissions.
Dublin International Foundation College (DIFC): Conveniently located on the South Circular Road in Dublin, just a 15 minute walk from the city centre, Dublin International Foundation College (DIFC) offers university preparation undergraduate and graduate foundation courses as a pathway to top universities in Ireland and the UK. In total, there are currently 5,000 students on campus, studying on a full & part-time basis. Our complete package includes English courses, assistance with study visas, secure on-campus accommodation - and a guaranteed place at an Irish or UK university, upon successful completion of the NCUK foundation course.
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Since 1999, we have placed more than 800 international students in our partner universities in Ireland and the UK. DIFC has been appointed by the university consortium NCUK as their exclusive delivery centre in Ireland for NCUK foundation courses.
University Preparation & Foundation Courses (University Pathways):
- NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY): Prepares international students for university entrance at undergraduate level.
- NCUK Graduate Diploma: Foundation course prepares students for university entrance at postgraduate level.
- IFY - Science / Health Studies (Medical Route)
- Academic / Pre-Foundation English: General English courses designed to prepare you for our NCUK foundation courses, as well as IELTS & ETAPP exam preparation
During our foundation courses, students participate in the NCUK/DIFC university placement system. Upon successful graduation, there is guaranteed placement into NCUK partner universities in Ireland and the UK.
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Cork College of Commerce, located on the banks of the River Lee in Cork, Ireland, is the largest Post-Leaving Certificate (PLC) college in Ireland offering day and evening certificate and diploma courses in Computers, Business, Beauty, Languages, Health Studies and more. The majority of our courses are linked with established professional Institutes and our students take examinations set by these Institutes. These external examinations, and qualifications guarantee the standards of our courses and help develop the skills to make the most of your future career. Awarding bodies include: FETAC, Tui na, CIBTAC, ITEC, ICM, JEB and ECDL.
Certificate and Diploma courses in career fields such as:
- Repeat for honours and Adult Leaving Certificate Department
- Office Administration
- Computer Courses
- Applied Languages, Tourism and Courses for International Students
- Business Studies
- Complementary Therapy
- Health Studies, Childcare and Montessori
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The Waverley Academy, with schools on the Old Naas Road in Dublin 12; in Santry in Dublin 9 and in Bandon, Co. Cork, is an international accredited training academy that delivers a wide range of Beauty and Massage related courses and services for those at the start of their career right up to business owners.
The Academy is a family run business with customer care at the core of it’s ethos. It was established more than 13 years ago and has progressed to Ireland’s leading Beauty and Massage Academy providing life changing opportunities for many of it’s graduates. We are the first company in the industry to supply multimedia learning aids for students which include DVD's, CD's and audio aids. The Waverley Academy is now Synonymous with quality training with pass rates averaging between 95% to 100% across all departments.
Griffith College Dublin was established in 1974 and is now the largest independent college in Ireland, with a student population of over 5,000, including approximately 700 international students. It is based on a seven-acre campus in Dublin city centre. It is ranked the #1 Journalism and Accountancy College in Ireland. New developments in 2003 include the GCD Graduate Business School for postgraduate business programmes to MBA level, and the Griffith English Language Institute for year-round English language programmes. With comprehensive courses, recreational and sporting facilities, cutting-edge computer technology, luxury on-campus accommodation and regular social events, Griffith College Dublin is the ideal choice for international students. Indeed at present there are students from 56 different countries studying at the college.
- BA in Accounting and Finance
- BA in Business Studies
- BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management
- BA (Hons) in Journalism and Visual Media
- BA (Ord) in Interior Design
- BA (Hons) in Interior Architecture
- BA Fashion Design
- BSc (Hons) in Computing Science
- BA Legal Studies
- LLB (Hons) in Irish Law
- BA in Business and Law
Independent College Dublin, located in central Dublin, Ireland, is a private third level college offering undergraduate, Postgraduate and Professional programmes in Accountancy, Law, Journalism and the Arts. Our programms are designed to get you into and to the top of your chosen career.
The college is managed by business experienced lecturers and academics who understand the importance of targeted and relevant qualifications. As a student, you are joining an intellectually lively community and you will find this to be an engaging and vibrant place to learn. So, whether you are making the transition from second-level; or battling with the prospect of learning after a hard day’s work or whatever your circumstances; Independent Colleges will be your home from home.
- ACCA / CPA / CPD
- MAcc Master of Accounting
- LL.B (Hons) Irish Law
- LL.M Comparative Media Law
- BA (Hons) in Journalism
- MA in Journalism
- B.A. in Psychotherapy Studies
- H.Dip in Psychotherapy
- Diploma in Event Management with PR
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The College of Naturopathic Medicine is one of Ireland’s largest, most highly-respected and well-known natural medicine training providers, with colleges in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick. Our Naturopathy Foundation Courses (Biomedicine, Naturopathy Study, and Naturopathic Practical) form the basis of our training and provide CNM students with a firm grasp of Naturopathic principles and therapies, before proceeding to specialisation in Homeopathy, Acupuncture, and/or Herbal Medicine. For those studying Naturopathic Nutrition, Naturopathy Study and Naturopathic Practical are optional courses. We offer full-time and part-time study options. The CNM is dedicated to training successful and qualified practitioners, with courses fully recognised and accredited by the relevant regulating bodies.
Holistic College Dublin provides comprehensive, professional training in a wide range of therapies from foundation courses to the most advanced therapeutic training in Ireland. Our training centre is located at Our Lady's Hospice in Harold's Cross on the south side of Dublin (Dublin Bus routes 15N, 16, 16a, 19a, 18, 83, 49, 49a and 54a pass through this area).
At Holistic College Dublin, we offer both part-time and full-time diploma courses in areas such as holistic massage, reflexology, sports massage and much more. We also provide a wide range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses.
At Holistic College Dublin, all of our training programmes are recognised for excellence in training standards and superb exam results. Holistic College Dublin is a registered provider for F.E.T.A.C. and I.T.E.C. awards.
Our goal in providing learning programmes in complementary therapies is to produce highly skilled professional therapists who work with a holistic approach and compassion. We are dedicated to providing a learning environment that facilitates all learners to develop to their full potential.
- Diploma Course in Holistic Massage
- Diploma Course in Reflexology
Postgraduate Diploma Courses:
- Diploma Course in Aromatherapy
- Diploma Course in Indian Head Massage
- Diploma Course in Sports Massage
- Diploma in Lecturing – Teacher Training Course
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses:
- Connective Tissue Massage and Soft Tissue Release
- Deep Tissue Hot Stone Massage
- Therapeutic Back Massage
- Therapeutic Neck & Shoulder Massage
- Pregnancy Massage