Higher Diploma in Advanced Languages and Global Communication
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 French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish) and 10 credits of an additional foreign language from an expanded range including Chinese, Korean and Japanese. 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 French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish will have reached a minimum of CEFR level B1.
Eligibility: Applicants for this programme are expected to hold a level 8 degree or equivalent qualification (incl. relevant professional qualifications). Individual language level requirements will apply for students wishing to choose French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. Candidates may be required to complete a brief language proficiency test. As Chinese, Japanese and Korean are available as beginner languages, no prior knowledge is required.
Plus 20 credits from Advanced Language Skills in either French, German, Italian, Portuguese or Spanish and 10 credits from a Second Language chosen from French, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese or Spanish at beginners level.
Timetable: The Timetable will involve daytime lectures and small group classes. Timetable details depend on the language specialism chosen given the wide range of modules available.
For further information on the course please contact:
Dr. Marco Amici, Academic Programme Coordinator; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Janet Milner, School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures; Email: email@example.com