Diploma of Business

English and Business Course

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Our English and Business course, offered at our Dublin school, is ideal if you want to gain valuable business knowledge while learning English in a foreign country. It is aimed at students with good spoken English, and some theoretical business knowledge.

What is the English and Business Course?

The English and Business course is offered jointly by Kaplan International Colleges and the Dublin Business School, and is a great way for you to learn English in an exciting city while picking up some valuable business knowledge and skills. If you’re looking to boost your career prospects, or prepare for a business degree at an English-speaking university, this is the perfect course for you.

Learn to communicate quickly and effectively on an Intensive English course. You will also learn grammar and vocabulary that will be useful in everyday English. We offer skills courses that cover topics from Current Affairs to English for Business.

About The Course

  • Location: Ireland: Dublin
  • Start Dates: 16th Sept 2013 - 11 April 2014
  • Course Length: 25 weeks of tuition (plus 3-5 weeks of vacation, depending on start date)
  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Requirements: Graduation from High School and minimum IELTS 5 or equivalent. Students with a lower English level can study at KIC Dublin before starting the program
  • Class Size: 8–15
  • Lessons per Week: 35 (business lessons + 15 hours of English exam preparation)
  • Timetable: All courses are Monday-Friday, with morning and afternoon classes only (general timetable below)
Click here to view a general timetable.

Course Structure

The English and Business course consists of three modules: International Business, Tourism & Event Operations, and Sales.

English Exam Preparation:

15 hours of English exam preparation (IELTS or Cambridge) per week at KIC Dublin.

Business Classes:

A total of 144 hours of business classes at Dublin Business School.


At the end of the course, receive a certificate in English and Business jointly awarded by Kaplan International College Dublin and Dublin Business School.