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Higher Education and Diplomas

Add both language skills and a professional diploma to your CV

Higher Education and Diplomas

Thinking about taking some time off to study abroad, improve your English language skills, and gaining a world-class qualification that will help you earn a higher salary in your future career? 

Add an international element to your studies and make yourself shine above all other candidates in the job market by taking your higher education abroad in English. Upskilling is one of the best things you can do while travelling. Experiencing life in a new country is one of the most exciting adventures you can have and coming home with new knowledge gives you a very competitive advantage. Unlock your professional potential with ESL!

As the world becomes more connected, an increasing number of industries are looking for internationally minded professionals with strong language skills. We offer a wide range of academic options to add to your travel programme, depending on your needs. If you’re looking for credits during your undergraduate or postgraduate studies, or whether you would simply like to gain new professional skills, this is a step in the right direction.

Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Our higher education and professional diploma courses will provide you with university-level tuition in your subject of interest while you experience your gap year abroad and establish your international career. 

No matter what industry you’re in, higher education and diplomas are almost guaranteed to increase your salary, and when you study that degree abroad, the difference is even greater! The international exposure you experience, the new connections you make, the unparalleled language progression you’ll have — all of it translates to a higher-paying job for you.

Combine an amazing travel experience with high quality education for an adventure that jumpstarts your career!

ESL offers a wide range of options in different countries to suit your preference. Whether you would like an adventure to the other side of the world by taking your higher education in Australia or Canada or have a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Europe — the choice is yours!

Key information

Course duration:
8+ weeks
Minimum age:
Class size:
Entry level:
Intermediate - Advanced

Higher Education in Australia

ESL Languages Higher education Australia

Australia is home to some of the most prestigious and well-known universities and colleges in the world, as such, it’s a popular destination for international students. When you choose your higher education in Australia through ESL, you can expect the highest standard of education, with your choice of campuses across the country. What’s more, the visa allowances of the country will often allow you to work alongside your studies, giving you the freedom to fund your adventures in this beautiful country!

Higher Education in Ireland

Taking your higher education in Ireland is an experience like no other. With a vibrant student culture for you to dive into and beautiful cities for you to explore — Ireland is the perfect campus for you to perfect your English abroad! The capital, Dublin, is at the forefront of this amazing environment for students, home to many of the country’s most prestigious universities and our excellent partner school. Study your higher education in Ireland to have an unforgettable experience 

Professional Diplomas and Certificates

If you’re looking to boost your professional profile and apply your language skills to a more professional setting in a shorter time frame, our professional diplomas and certificates could be perfect for you! While not providing university credits like our higher education programmes, a professional diploma is a great way to gain a marketable qualification in your chosen field while having an unforgettable time abroad. 

Studying in your target language is the perfect way to achieve fluency in different real-life contexts, and at the end of your stay, you’ll have a distinguished diploma as a testament to your hard work! We offer a wide range of diplomas to cater to your needs, including hospitality, marketing, beauty, culinary arts, and business.

Frequently asked questions about professional diploma courses abroad

Will I be able to earn university credits for my studies at home?

One of the most appealing aspects of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes is that the credits you earn are completely transferable to your studies at home. Through our prestigious business school partners, you’ll be able to enjoy your time abroad, safe in the knowledge that your time is being well spent towards your education. 

In regards to our professional diplomas, while they are not related to a system of international credits, they’ll each provide you with marketable qualifications that will help you in your career! 

What are the requirements for studying my higher education abroad?

During your higher education abroad, you’ll live, study, and (if you choose to!) work in English. As such, it’s important that you reach at least a B2 level of English before starting your programme. Are you still not there yet? Don’t worry! You’re in the right place, we offer English courses aimed at all starting levels that can be focussed on academic vocabulary, getting you ready to study abroad in no time!

Can I work while I study my higher education abroad?

While work permission can vary from case to case depending on your passport and visa status, our destinations offer some great opportunities to work. In Australia your visa will allow you to take part time work alongside your studies, while in Canada you can partake in a paid internship related to your field of study. Lastly, if you’re a European student travelling to Ireland, you can work without restrictions and gain money while you have the time of your life abroad! Please contact us for further information regarding visa allowances. 

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