Study English Abroad Business English and ICT Skills Courses in Ireland

The programme

Learn business English communications skills with our tailored Study Abroad Year program specifically designed for long stay students. The SAY programmes can be structured to suit everyone’s requirements and a suitable study path is designed for the student based on the starting level, academic needs and learning objectives. 

Our Study Abroad Business English courses are specifically designed to help you develop your career in the business field or progress onto higher education programmes at our sister school, GBS. English is recognised as the most dominant language in the business world. Even if you have a good level of English, learning business English will give you the chance to demonstrate a wider professional vocabulary which can result in new opportunities in your career.

  • Minimum Course Length

    25 weeks
    + 8 weeks holidays

  • Lessons a Week

    20 lessons General English
    + 4 business lectures in Galway Business School

  • Minimum English Level


  • Cost

    €195 Cambridge International Exam (FCE or CAE)

  • Start Dates

    Any Monday in January 2023
    Any Monday in September 2023

  • Maximum Class Size

    14 for English classes
    50 for business lectures

  • Minimum Age


  • Lesson times

    English lessons: morning time 09.00 -12.30
    Business Lectures: afternoon from 13.00 - 17.30 depending on module

English Courses for Business

Our business English study abroad courses combine intensive General English classes with business lectures in our sister school, Galway Business School. 

This is a perfect English course for business as you'll explore business concepts and you'll learn to apply new English skills to team projects and case studies in key business areas. During the course you will improve your business English communication skills and learn business English skills.

The business modules are delivered by Galway Business School and are approximatively 12 weeks long. Students receive ECTS credits and GBS Certificate upon completion and are exempt from these modules if continuing pathway to GBS.

What can you expect during our English courses for business:

  • Develop communication skills specifically for the business world and for the modern international workplace
  • Study with other, like-minded international students who also want to get ahead in the world of business and ICT studies
  • Develop Business English skills
  • Participate in class activities to develop confidence in using Business English
  • Use English in a business environment 
  • Learn key information computer technology skills (ICT)
  • Gain confidence when delivering speeches or presentations

English is now the main language of entertainment, culture and business globally, which means that being able to understand and speak the language gives you an advantage in your personal and professional life. Ireland, being the largest native English speaking country in the EU offers a wonderful opportunity to study, work and live your life through English