English Language with Business and IELTS Preparation (General Studies)

QQI Level 5 Award in General Studies 5M3114

This course is intended for students whose first language is not English. It provides a full award at QQI level 5 in General Studies. It is expected that students will have a B1 level on the CEF scale (Common European Framework) when joining this course. Students will have the opportunity to attend 10 hours of intensive English language classes which will be accredited at QQI level 5 as well as being prepared for examination in IELTS (International English Language Testing System.

  • English as a Second Language (5N1632) – 10 hours
  • Personal Effectiveness (5N1390)
  • Personal & Professional Development (5N2985)
  • Word Processing (5N1358)
  • Intercultural Studies (5N0765)
  • Customer Service (5N0972)
  • Creative Writing (5N4765)
  • Research and Study Skills (5N3113)

Course content may be revised for educational or organisational reasons.

Students can also progress through the Higher Education Links scheme.

IELTS is the international testing system which tests English fluency across the world. IELTS measures the ability of students to communicate in English across four language skills of Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking. It is recognized internationally by universities and third level colleges as a means of entry to their courses.