ENGLISH FOR
ACADEMIC
PURPOSES

Short term programme

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES - SHORT TERM

EAP refers to the language, protocols and practices needed in order to study or work successfully in English medium higher education. The DCU Language Services EAP courses are designed to help students with the linguistic, institutional and disciplinary conventions required when studying or working in an academic environment.

KEY POINTS

Duration: 03 weeks
Starts: May and August
Levels: minimum level of Upper Intermediate
Workload: 20 hours per week
Class times: 8.50am to 12.50pm or 13.30pm to 17.30pm
Class size: maximum 15
Date
8 - 26 May,
14 August - 1 September
Weeks
Prices
€675 + €100 Registration Fee

What is INCLUDED?

English for Academic purposes

Extra classes and social programme

English for Academic purposes

University´s Facilities access

English for Academic purposes

Course certificate

English for Academic purposes

DCULS student card

English for Academic purposes

Free Wi-fi

What will this course offer you?

  • Provide participants with a range of linguistic resources and skills to facilitate working, studying and networking in international academic contexts.
  • Enhance participants’ ability to apply the protocols and conventions of academic communications and practices.
  • Develop participant’s autonomous study strategies & critical thinking skills.
  • Practice of grammar structures which occur in academic texts and communications.
  • Practice of language skills through simulations of typical academic scenarios such as conference presentations or taking lecture notes.

Who should attend this programme?

The course is designed for participants who are:
  • Already working or studying in an academic context and may wish to improve their communication skills.
  • Preparing to move into a third level environment where English will be the medium of instruction, communication and / or publishing.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Find out more in our FAQs, click here.

How Can I Book a Course?

To apply for a course, please complete our online application form here .Once received, our Registration Officer will contact you to confirm your programme and arrange payment.

What types of accommodation can you arrange for me?

We have different categories of accommodation to suit all preferences. Please have a look at the accommodation section on our website for an overview.

Where is Ireland and Dublin Located?

Ireland is an island nation, located beside the United Kingdom in north-west Europe. Ireland has a population of 4.7 million people, of which 1.3 million live in the region of Dublin, the capital city.

Accommodation

Flexible Accommodation Options including staying with an Irish family.