Summer Business English Courses

Business English

Our standard Business English Course runs Monday to Friday and focuses 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 to achieve your career development goals.

  • Real-life listening and reading content on a variety of business topics
  • Develop your comprehension of professional communications in an enjoyable way
  • Targeted individual feedback on emails, presentations and report-writing
  • Develop your ability to communicate accurately and effectively in work situations
  • Access to additional online resources
20 Academic Hours €300 per week

Course Schedule 2021

  • Dates to be confirmed for Summer 2021.
  • In light of Irish government restrictions related to COVID-19, courses for Summer 2020 will not take place.

Business English + Listening and Speaking Extra

Study Business English in the mornings and add Listening and Speaking Extra over 3 afternoons a week, from Tuesday to Thursday for more rapid progression.  Study an additional 6 lessons on 3 afternoons per week.  Based around a series of interesting topics, this course will give you the chance to put the language you know into action in an enjoyable setting. 

  • A range of interesting topics related to lifestyle, technology, people and culture  
  • Targeted work on developing fluency, pronunciation and clear communication
  • Development of listening comprehension skills in real-life contexts
  • Functional language for successfully interacting with native speakers
26 Academic Hours €390 per week

Course Schedule 2021

  • Dates to be confirmed for Summer 2021.
  • In light of Irish government restrictions related to COVID-19, courses for Summer 2020 will not take place.

General Information

Location UCD Campus, Belfield, Dublin 4
Minimum Age 18
Tuition 20 Academic Hours
Levels Intermediate to Advanced
Class Size Maximum 15, Average 12
Course Timetable

Business English course:
09:00 - 1300, Monday to Friday


Business English + Listening and Speaking Extra: 
09:00 - 13:00, Monday to Friday
14:00 - 16:00, Tuesday to Thursday

What's Included?

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

Course Notes

There will be no classes on the following public holidays: Monday 7 June and Monday 2 August 2021. On these dates, classes will start on the following Tuesday.

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"I’ve liked that there aren’t a lot of people in the class and I have participated when I wanted. I think that there is dynamism during the course, and I like the system. The staff and teachers are nice and helpful, I feel that the service is customized, and the direction wants to give the best to the students.
Thank you!
" - Albert, Spain

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 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

Social Activity Programme

Dublin city is bursting with colours, music, sights and many tours and attractions for you to explore. We run an exciting social activity programme with activities each day and full day excursions at weekends.

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