Languages - Advanced Languages and Global Communication (HDip)

University College Cork Ireland

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The award
HDip

How long you will study
1 Years

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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

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About Languages - Advanced Languages and Global Communication at University College Cork

Overview

This course is aimed at people hoping to return to the job market with modern language and intercultural communication skills along with competencies relating to managing global relationships, ICT, translation and localisation skills.

It offers advanced specialism in one language (from Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian and French) and 10 credits of an additional foreign language from the same range. The programme will equip students with the necessary language competence, as well as intercultural skills, to be able to do business with markets of particular strategic interest to Ireland, both in Europe and beyond. By the end of the course, students in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, German and French will have reached a minimum of CEFR level B1.

Course Details

It is a 60 credits course which comprises of the following:
- Advanced Language Skills in either French, German, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese (20 credits)
- Additional 10 credits in a second language chosen from French, German, Spanish, Italian or Portuguese (10 credits)
- Translation and Professional Communication Skills (5 credits)
- ICT and Localisation Skills (5 credits)
- Negotiating Knowledges in the Networked Society (10 credits)
- Work Placement (10 credits)

Please see the Postgraduate College Calendar for more details

Fact File

Course Code: CKA47 Full-time

Course Title: Languages - Advanced Languages and Global Communication

College: Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Duration: 1 year Full-time

Teaching Mode: Full-time

Offered as a Blended programme which combines online or/and web-based learning with, face-to-face delivery (30-70% Online).

Qualifications: HDip

NFQ Level: Level 8

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU Fee: EUR 6,000 full-time;

2016 Entry Requirements: Applicants for this programme are expected to hold a level 8 degree with a major language component or equivalent language qualification (including relevant professional qualifications and relevant accredited examinations) (see detailed entry requirements below)

Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below

Next Intake: 11 September 2017

Course Practicalities

Classroom Daytime with online elements, including a work placement

Assessment

Modules are assessed by a combination of methods, e.g. class tests, presentations, essays and formal exams. See individual module descriptions for details.

Application Procedure

Application for this programme is on-line at www.pac.ie/ucc. Places on this programme are offered in rounds. The closing dates for each round can be found here. For full details of the application procedure click How to Apply.

All required documentation must be either uploaded to your online application, or sent in hard copy to The Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1, Courthouse Square, Galway, immediately after an application is made.

Please note you will be required to answer a specific additional supplementary question as part of the online applications process for this programme. A copy of this additional/supplementary question is available to view here:

Further Contact Information

Janet Milner,
School of Languages,
Literatures and Cultures, UCC
j.milner@ucc.ie
Telephone: 353 (0)21 4902563

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Notes about fees for this course

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU Fee: EUR 6,000 full-time;

2016 Entry Requirements: Applicants for this programme are expected to hold a level 8 degree with a major language component or equivalent language qualification (including relevant professional qualifications and relevant accredited examinations) (see detailed entry requirements below)

Closing Date: See details in application procedure section below

Next Intake: 11 September 2017

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University College Cork to find course entry requirements.

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