Course Overview

The International Foundation Business Programme caters specifically for the academic and/or English needs of students who are not academically ready to directly enter undergraduate degree programmes at Shannon College of Hotel Management and/or the Business school at NUI Galway. It is ideally suited to students who have not attained the academic and/or English requirements for their chosen degree.  This programme will include the following modules; English for Business, English for Life, Academic English, Management, Personal Developments, Mathematics, Intercultural Communications, Economics and Accounting.

Applications and Selections

Who Teaches this Course

Requirements and Assessment

Key Facts

Entry Requirements

1. Academic Requirements
Students must present the required academic requirements

2. English
An IELTS band level 5.0 or 5.5 (or equivalent).

3. Entrance Interview
Students must pass an entrance interview. Interviews are conducted by representatives visiting your country or through video conferencing (skype)

Progression
If students wish to progress to the Bachelor of Business Studies, Bachelor of Commerce Programmes or the, they must meet the minimum academic requirements.

Students may also progress onto other degree programmes within NUI Galway. Please contact us for more information on progression options.


Additional Requirements

Duration

25 weeks

Next start date

Sept 2018

A Level Grades (2018)

N/A

Average intake

15

Closing Date

NFQ level

Mode of study

ECTS weighting

Award

CAO

Course code

Course Outline

This programme will be of 25 weeks duration, commencing mid-September to the end of April. The students will have 22 contact hours per week.

Semester 1 Hours Semester 2  Hours
Academic English 1 6 Academic English 2 6
English for Business  1 4 English for Business 2 4
English for Life/Project  6 English for Life/Project 6
Introduction to Business and Management 2 Economics 2
Mathematics Introduction to Accounting / Financial Accounting* 2
Introduction to Intercultural Communications/Management Accounting* 2 Personal Development 2

*required for entrance onto the Bachelor of Commerce Accounting

Why Choose This Course?

Career Opportunities

This course is ideally suited to students who have not attained the academic and/or English requirements for their chosen degree.  This programme will include the following modules; English for Business, English for Life, Academic English, Management, Personal Developments, Mathematics, Intercultural Communications, Economics and Accounting.

Who’s Suited to This Course

Learning Outcomes

 

Work Placement

Study Abroad

Related Student Organisations

Course Fees

Fees: EU

€N/A

Fees: Tuition

€N/A

Fees: Student levy

€N/A

Fees: Non EU

€10,500 p.a.

Find out More

Shannon College of Hotel Management
Shannon Airport
Co Clare 
T + 353 (0)61 712 210 
www.shannoncollege.com

Admissions Officer
Joan Markham 
T + 353 (0)61 712590
E joan.markham@nuigalway.ie

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