University of California - Irvine - International Programs

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University of California, Irvine (UCI) is one of the top 10 public universities in the United States. In the last eleven years, three Nobel Prizes have been awarded to UCI faculty members. UCI is located in Irvine, one of the continually ranked among the safest cities in the nation. It is in the heart of Orange County (the OC) close to the Pacific Ocean's world famous beaches, between Los Angeles and San Diego.


UC Irvine Extension offers the following programs for international students: 

1. English Language Programs:

a.    10-Week Intensive English Language

b.   4, 8, & 12-Week Conversation & Culture

c.    4, 8, & 12-Week Business English

2. Accelerated Post-Graduate Certificates:

a.    Business Administration [MBA Prep] *

b.   International Business Operations and Management

c.    Marketing / International Tourism & Hotel Management

d.   Communications Systems Design Engineering

e.   International Finance

f.     Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

(Internship and OPT opportunities available)

3. University Preparation Programs

          a. International Undergraduate Studies Preparation Program

          b. International Graduate Studies Preparation Program

5. Custom Design Programs


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  • Football/Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Airport/Station transfer
  • Facilities for students with disabilities
  • Student counselling
  • Visa support
  • Host family accommodation
  • Own apartment
  • On campus
  • Further academic studies available on campus
  • Language and Au pair study
  • Work experience / internship with local companies
  • Dancing
  • Film
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Sauna / Wellness
  • Theatre
  • Cooking
  • Cultural tourism (theater, museum, etc.)
  • Hiking
  • Historical sightseeing
  • History
  • On campus events
  • Volunteering
  • University student social events
  • Rock climbing
  • Professional Sports events
  • Culture Shock presentation
  • Local cultural events (festivals, etc.)

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University of California - Irvine - International Programs

Turkmenistan   

studied Business English

ACP Marketing

Studying UC Irvine was one of the most important asset of my life. ACP Marketing program gave me the great opportunity to improve my knowledge in communication-presentation skills, strategic planing and marketing research. Thanks to all ACPs representatives and instructors for sharing their knowledge and experiences with us.

posted 4 years ago

University of California - Irvine - International Programs

Colombia   

studied Professional English

ACP in Marketing and Project Management +OPT

Being at UCI has been one of those experiences that has oppened possibilities for my life; regarding woldwide vision, profesional development, cultural awareness and a great passion for being a wold citizen not getting far from also being an excellent Colombian embassador. I had planned to be for 3 months and stayed almost 2 years expanding my knowledge and with a great sense of belonging for University of California Irvine, for SOCAL itself and for the entire state of California.

posted 4 years ago

University of California - Irvine - International Programs

Viet Nam   

studied General English

Excellent experience

Excellent University, I did a certificate program in Communications & Embedded Systems Design Engineering. Great professors and a great environment to learn.

posted 4 years ago

This course is for students aged: 16-70
Levels: Advanced, Basic, Intermediate
Class Sizes: Large, 11-20 students, Medium, 6-10 students, One-to-One, Small, 2-5 students
Weekly Hours: Intensive 25+ hrs/wk

4, 8, and 12-Week Conversation & Culture Program



Overview


With the help of experienced, caring teachers, you can
practice using English for everyday conversation in a fun and
interactive atmosphere. The fully-accredited Conversation & Culture
program can be your gateway to effective communication and additional
professional or academic goals.


Benefits


Learn to speak and understand authentic English with more confidence
in classes which focus on real-life communication through lively learning
activitiesImmerse yourself in American culture as the focus of your listening,
speaking, reading, and writing practiceRefresh your language skills before attending an American college or
universityAttend small classes – usually 15 studentsGet to know classmates from different countries and gain an international
perspectiveVisit a nearby spot of historic and cultural interest on a class field tripAdvance your skills even further with free elective courses in topics such
as American film, pronunciation, English for specific purposes, and iBT
TOEFL preparationReceive a certificate upon successful completion of your program
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This course is for students aged: 16-70
Levels: Advanced, Intermediate
Class Sizes: Large, 11-20 students
Weekly Hours: Intensive 25+ hrs/wk

4, 8, and 12-Week Business English



Overview


Improve your international Business English communication
skills in our fully-accredited Business English program to further
advance your career or succeed in one of our Accelerated Certificate
Programs. Learn more about doing business in the U.S. as well as
internationally. Study business concepts and business English, and
enhance your cross-cultural communication skills for business and
professional settings.

Benefits


Enroll in just one 4-Week session or study for 8 or 12 weeksGain business English skills for finance, marketing, or international tradeAttend small classes – usually 15 studentsDevelop a network of business contacts from many countriesLearn about business etiquette across culturesImprove communication skills through examinations of management types,
advertising and presentation skills, business etiquette and customs, and
negotiation stylesBecome familiar with and utilize highly valuable online resources which
will serve you well beyond the program datesComplement your learning with case studies, guest speakers, and company
visitsStrengthen your English skills before entering one of UC Irvine Extension’s
many certificate programs or before entering an MBA programAdvance your skills even further with elective courses in topics such as
American film, pronunciation, English for specific purposes, and iBT TOEFL
preparationReceive a certificate upon successful completion of your program
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This course is for students aged: 16-70
Levels: Advanced, Intermediate
Class Sizes: Large, 11-20 students
Weekly Hours: Intensive 25+ hrs/wk

10-Week Intensive ESL



Overview


Prepare for university-level study, career advancement, or
for the accomplishment
of personal goals in our fully-accredited, academically-oriented 10-Week
Intensive English as a Second Language Program. Available at 7 levels,
each 10-week program corresponds to one level of proficiency.


Benefits


Study in a well-respected English language program located on the campus
of a major American universityLearn with dedicated, highly-trained teachers with an average of 16 years
of teaching experience who are committed to maintaining the highest
standards of student achievementAttend small classes–usually 15 or fewer studentsBenefit from engaging, interactive classes with a rigorous curriculum
that emphasizes authentic language use in academic, business, and
social contexts Prepare for success in your future career or in studies at an American
college or university. Knowledgeable advisors are available to help you
with the transition to college or universityAdvance your skills in upper-level elective classes, including idioms,
American pronunciation, American film, business English, advanced
vocabulary, and advanced grammarPractice your English and learn about campus life with a UCI undergrad
friend through The Communication ClubPrepare to score higher on the TOEFL and IELTS tests
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1 Review
This course is for students aged: 16-70
Levels: Advanced, Intermediate
Class Sizes: Large, 11-20 students
Weekly Hours: Intensive 25+ hrs/wk

10-Week Intensive ESL



Overview


Prepare for university-level study, career advancement, or
for the accomplishment
of personal goals in our fully-accredited, academically-oriented 10-Week
Intensive English as a Second Language Program. Available at 7 levels,
each 10-week program corresponds to one level of proficiency.


Benefits


Study in a well-respected English language program located on the campus
of a major American universityLearn with dedicated, highly-trained teachers with an average of 16 years
of teaching experience who are committed to maintaining the highest
standards of student achievementAttend small classes–usually 15 or fewer studentsBenefit from engaging, interactive classes with a rigorous curriculum
that emphasizes authentic language use in academic, business, and
social contexts Prepare for success in your future career or in studies at an American
college or university. Knowledgeable advisors are available to help you
with the transition to college or universityAdvance your skills in upper-level elective classes, including idioms,
American pronunciation, American film, business English, advanced
vocabulary, and advanced grammarPractice your English and learn about campus life with a UCI undergrad
friend through The Communication ClubPrepare to score higher on the TOEFL and IELTS tests
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