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Business English

Business English

Who should take this course?

Students and professionals who want to improve English fluency through business content studies will benefit from the Business English program. Students with high-intermediate and advanced English proficiency are welcome to take this program. A student's English proficiency is determined during orientation, when the student first arrives at the UC San Diego English Language Institute (ELI). Students who do not obtain the required English level proficiency for this program will take Conversation and Fluency (beginner, low-intermediate, and intermediate levels).


2016 Dates (click here for complete list of program dates):

  • July 5 - 29
  • August 1 - 26

2017 Dates (click here for complete list of program dates):

  • July 3 - 28
  • July 31 - August 25

Program Schedule:

  • Monday-Friday

  • 25 hours per week

  • Schedule varies depending on level and courses chosen

Required Courses:

Be prepared to work in teams while improving presentation skills, negotiating, meeting skills, business vocabulary, and business writing while surveying topics such as:

  • American Business

  • Marketing

  • Finance

  • International Trade

  • Management

  • Human Resources

This program includes expert guest speakers and visits to local businesses. Guest speaker dates and company visits vary according to availability.

Cost (In U.S. Dollars):

Application Fee: $150 (nonrefundable)

FedEx fee: $50 (optional, but recommended)
2016 and 2017 Tuition: $2,200

International Student Service Fee: $140

UCSD Extension medical insurance: $180
Books/Materials: Approximately $150-175

(Payment CANNOT be made in advance. Books and materials must be purchased upon arrival at UC San Diego.)
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