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Gap Year / Semester Abroad

Gap Year / Semester Abroad


We offer flexible learning with a popular selection of English for Academic Purposes Programmes.

This programme is for learners with a higher level of English who need to develop their language skills in specific areas related to their continued study, or professional development.

Why Study English at Griffith College?

Learners have an opportunity to choose academic modules carefully selected from Griffith College’s undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, they can then support these choices with 15 hours of English in our language institute.

Here, at Griffith Institute of Language (GIL) we aim to give all students the following:

  • Confidence in Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing skills.
  • Relaxed and comfortable classroom setting with emphasis on task completion and communication skills
  • Language, historical and cultural teachings that explore the historical and contemporary issues that make Ireland the society it is today.
  • high-quality teaching team ensuring learners get the most from their time with us.
  • Progress opportunities to support transition through to Griffith College's undergraduate or postgraduate programmes, if required.

Intake Dates

We run 2 intakes for this course commencing in Autumn and Spring.

Dublin Main Campus:​

  • September 2021
  • February 2022 

Cork Campus:

  • September 2021
  • February 2022 

Limerick Campus: 

  • September 2021
  • February 2022 



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