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Study Abroad Semester

Level
6, 7 & 8
Study Mode
Hybrid
Duration
Depends on Course Selection
Start/End Date
Semester Date

About Dorset College

We give you the warmest of welcomes to Dorset College.

Established in 1983, Dorset College is a private higher education institution, located in the centre of Dublin. Situated in beautiful historical buildings, with elegant, spacious rooms, Dorset College offers an exciting and supportive learning environment. At Dorset College you can pursue a course of study that will give you confidence and shape your future career. Dorset graduates work in many of the leading industries in Ireland and abroad.

Study Abroad Semester
Dorset welcomes students from all over the world to join its Study Abroad Programme., This flexible, one semester programme, which may include a work-based learning module, is designed for those seeking a high quality academic experience in an international setting.

Dorset’s Study Abroad Programme is open to anyone who meets its academic and English language proficiency requirements, including:

  • degree-seeking students from universities and colleges overseas;
  • high school leavers wanting an international experience before commencing further study at an institution in their home country;
  • those who have completed a higher education programme in their home country but who are yet to experience studying in another country.

What will You Experience?

A dedicated academic team of professionals will assist you with all aspects of the programme, including module selection, the application process, accommodation, cultural selection for trips and historical or social areas of interest to visit.

Experience one of the safest and friendliest cities and countries in the world.  The warmth and friendliness of the Irish people ensures that Ireland is the perfect backdrop for your academic experience.

Dublin is known as one of Europe’s most beautiful vibrant cities.  Leisure and entertainment are never far with many restaurants, theatres, music venues, art galleries, pubs, and much more…It provides a central base from which to explore the whole country.

Dorset’s diverse community of learners enjoy a variety of social programmes, where they can interact and enrich their experience in College life.

Programme Modules

Year 3 Semester 6
Code
Credit

Entry Requirements

The academic entry requirement is:

Typically, students on our study abroad semester will join Dorset College to complete credits as part of their bachelor programme in their home country.

Have successfully completed high school or equivalent .

Students applying directly to Dorset College, and must provide their high school qualification and/or any academic transcripts.

The English language proficiency requirement is:

Candidates whose first language is not English are required to meet the admission criteria of IELTS 5.5 / B2 CEFR or equivalent.

How To Apply

Complete the Online Application Form, and provide:

  • Academic Transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Copy of your passport
  • Statement of financial sponsorship (in cases where a Study Visa is required.

Note that all students who require a study visa will need private medical insurance and a financial statement for immigration purposes. Please check your visa requirements carefully before making an application.

Assessment & Award

Assessment Method

Depending on your module selection, you will experience a rich mix of assessment methods.  You can view the module content and assessment for each of our modules on the relevant course page.

Award

At the completion of your programme you will receive an official Dorset academic transcript specifying the credit value (ECTS) of the modules you have completed and your grades. Study abroad students typically complete 30 ECTS per semester.

In many cases you will receive credit for your studies at Dorset College from institutions in your home country. Where an overseas institution has a partnership with Dorset College, that credit may be determined in advance.

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