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Advanced Communication Skills in English II

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

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Academic year

2013-2014

Course Type

Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded

Diploma/Certificate

Duration

68 HORAS

ECTS Credits

2.5

Price

130.0 €

General Objectives of the Course
This course is aimed at anyone with an advanced level of English and who wishes to maintain and develop their communication skills (speaking, reading, listening, and, if the class wishes, writing) in a variety of social and professional contexts.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
This course is aimed at anyone with an advanced level of English and who wishes to maintain and develop their communication skills (speaking, reading, listening, and, if the class wishes, writing) in a variety of social and professional contexts.
Mode of Study
Face to face
Admission Requirements

Applicants must be aged 16 years or over. Candidates must take a test (mandatory) to evaluate their English proficiency or present a certificate ensuring that their English proficiency is equivalent to a level between Upper-Intermediate and Advanced (after the certificate analysis applicants may be waived testing). Applicants can also register in level II without making the test if they successfully completed Advanced Communication Skills in English I in the last two years.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Regulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Continuous assessment based upon progress made in the various skills (and which will include aspects such as participation, motivation and attendance).
Graduation Requirements

As a rule, continuous assessment is the preferential regime to assess our students’ knowledge which requires 75% attendance and completion of two assessment tests. Other elements such as class participation, homework and tasks performed throughout the course, are also taken into account for evaluation. At the end of each level, students can request the corresponding certificate, if the course has been successfully completed.

Study Programme
Calendar
1st Semester
Start date: 16-09-2013
Start date (first year): 16-09-2013
End date: 21-12-2013
2nd Semester
Start date: 10-02-2014
End date: 31-05-2014