Business English Courses

Business English Course (20 lessons)

Our Business English Course consists of 20 lessons per week from Monday to Friday focussing on developing a range of key business language skills and vocabulary. Grow your confidence to work and communicate in an international environment. With the importance of English ever increasing in the workplace, this course will help you achieve your career development goals.

Course Price €330 €280 per week

Business English plus Task Based Learning (26 lessons)

Study 20 lessons Business English in the morning and add 6 lessons of task based learning 3 afternoons per week from Tuesday to Thursday. Take advantage of this opportunity to put yoru English to work in a real-life setting with task based learning. Taking a unique and interesting topic each week, students work in groups to complete a task. Tasks will cover business, technology and cultural topics.

Course Price €420 €370 per week

Business English plus IELTS Preparation (26 lessons)

Study 20 lessons Business English in the morning and add 6 lessons of IELTS preparation on afternoons per week from Tuesday to Thursday. Our experienced teachers will provide expert guidance on preparing for the IELTS exam. Learn exam techniques to help you achieve your best IELTS score, while regular exam practice will help you to be fully prepared on the day of your exam.

Course Price €420 €370 per week

Course Schedule

We have 6 start dates for our courses in summer 2019

Start Date Course Length
27th May 3 weeks
17th June 2 weeks
1st July 2 weeks
15th July 2 weeks
29th July 2 weeks
12th August 2 weeks


Course Details

Location UCD Campus, Belfield  
Minimum Age 18  
Tuition 50 minutes per lesson  
Levels Elementary to Advanced (General English)
Intermediate to Advanced (IELTS Preparation) 
Class Size Maximum 15, Average 12  
Course Timetable Standard Course 0900-1300 Monday to Friday
  Intensive Course 0900-1300 Monday to Friday
    1400-1600 Tuesday to Thursday

Courses Include

  • Coursebook
  • Student portal with access to online digital learning resources
  • Modern classrooms with full multi-media facilities
  • Regular progress reports
  • Exciting and varied Social Activity Programme

Course Notes

  • There will be no classes on the following Bank Holidays, 3rd June and the 5th August 2019. On these dates classes will start on the following Tuesday.

Social Activity Programme

We run an exciting social activity programme with activities every afternoon from Monday to Friday.

Frequently Asked Questions

ELA is committed to a dynamic teaching environment ensuring a productive and successful learning experience for each student. The average number of students per class is 12 with a maximum of 15 students per class.

All ELA teachers are experienced, qualified and fully accredited and maintain the high level of excellence of University College Dublin (UCD).


Students will receive a UCD ELA Certificate of Completion.


UCD offers on campus accommodation, the cost ranges from €265 per week for Belgrove and €305 per week for Ashfield. For more information and a virtual tour please visit ELA UCD accommodation

You can apply online by clicking the ‘book now’ button UCE ELA Home Page

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