Gap Year / Semester Abroad


English Language


1 Semester / 2 Semesters

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Dublin Main Campus / Limerick / Cork

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:​

  • February 2022 
  • September 2022

Cork Campus:

  • February 2022 
  • September 2022

Limerick Campus: 

  • February 2022 
  • September 2022


My experience with Griffith College Limerick was wonderful, I learned a lot in my English course.  I lived in the city centre after a little time in the student accommodation, Thomond Village.  Taking a course in Griffith College helped me a lot in my personal and work development to reach my goals and objectives. It is without a doubt one of the best decisions of my life.

Mexico City

Throughout my 12 months in Limerick I learned a lot.  The teachers always helped me and now I’m happy that I can go back to my country and get a good job because my English is better


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