Business English Diploma

Introduction

The ISE Diploma in Business English is designed for students who have studied to general degree level in their own country. They would like to study for a master's degree in the broad area of Business but lack the academic qualifications for direct entry onto a master's degree programme. Equally, it is also necessary to improve business terminology, their academic study skills and their English, so that they can cope well on a master's degree the following year.

 

 

Course aims

 

There are two specific aims of the ISE Diploma in Business English. The first is to boost the students' academic level to the equivalent of the end of an honours degree, as awarded by a British University. This is done through studying three assessed academic modules per term, on a variety of Business-related topics.

 

The second aim is to improve the students' academic study skills and English, so that by the end of the course, they are able to compose specific business documents in the appropriate register, write a 2000-word reasoned essay, give a 15 minute academic presentation, take adequate notes, read and summarize academic textbooks effectively and to participate fully in academic life.

 

Course structure

Module One – 12 weeks

Module Two – 12 weeks

In terms two and three students study both English and academic modules. The academic modules vary from year to year but this is a typical selection.

Module Three – 12 weeks

Module Four – 12 weeks

Entry requirements

 

Students must either have already have graduated or be about to graduate from any general degree-level course in their own country. The student's must submit an examination transcript of at least 70%. We also require IELTS 5.0, which must be achieved by the end of August in the year of entry. Students should also submit at least one academic reference on headed paper. Please also submit any information about relevant work experience.



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