Summer Business English Courses

Business English

Our standard Business English Course consists of 20 lessons per week from Monday to Friday, focusing 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

  • 25th May 3 weeks
  • 15th June 2 weeks
  • 29th June 2 weeks
  • 13th July 2 weeks
  • 27th July 2 weeks
  • 10th August 2 weeks

Business English + Listening and Speaking Extra

Study 20 lessons of Business English in the mornings and add 6 lessons of task-based learning, over 3 afternoons a week, from Tuesday to Thursday.  Choose our Listening and Speaking Extra afternoon extension course 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

  • 25th May 3 weeks
  • 15th June 2 weeks
  • 29th June 2 weeks
  • 13th July 2 weeks
  • 27th July 2 weeks
  • 10th August 2 weeks

General Information

Location UCD Campus, Belfield, Dublin 4
Minimum Age 18
Tuition 50 minutes per lesson
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 3rd June and Monday 5th August 2020.  Classes will take place on the Tuesday 4th June and Tuesday 6th August 2020 instead.

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