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ADVANCED DIPLOMA PROGRAMS Challenge your language skills. Combine English studies with academic or career-related subjects to reach your professional goals. Subjects to reach your professional goals.

“I chose to study Media and Arts because it gives you the opportunity to widen your horizons. In my photography class I’ve learned how to take different pictures and make great memories with my friends.” SINA DÜMMLER FROM GERMANY, EF LOS ANGELES SEE THE VIDEO AT WWW.EF.COM/MYYEAR

SPECIALIZED ADVANCED STUDY

An EF Advanced Diploma Program combines long-term English studies with a curriculum in a specific academic or career-related area. You’ll learn essential skills that apply to a whole range of professions, studying at a first-year university level to prepare you for future education in countries around the world.Choose between a nine-month or six-month program option. At the end of a ninemonth program you’ll receive an EF Advanced Diploma, while on six-month programs you’ll receive an EF Advanced Certificate in English.

UNIQUE CAREER-SPECIFIC CURRICULUM

EF has developed a unique curriculum for each EF Advanced Diploma Program using materials from our industry associates and partner universities. You’ll develop your English skills while exploring areas on your career path.

HIGH-LEVEL INSTRUCTION

Our EF Advanced Diploma Programs are geared towards intermediate and high level students who wish to make maximum progress. Your English will improve while you prepare for a career where specialized language knowledge gives you the edge to succeed. Students enrolled in career-specific advanced diploma program will also have the opportunity to prepare for and take an officially recognized language exam at your EF school.

REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE

An important part of your program is an internship or volunteer experience. If you are enrolled in a career-specific Advanced Diploma, an EF Internship/Volunteer Coordinator at your school can place you in an industry-related position. You’ll gain insight into the working world by putting your new language skills into practice.

Who can apply? Our portfolio of exciting EF Advanced Diploma Programs is ideal for students who want to improve their language fluency in a real-world environment. Due to the challenging nature of the course topics, only students with intermediate language skills may apply. EF is happy to provide you with an evaluation of your language level and, if necessary, recommend language studies prior to starting your program. For further information and an enrollment form, please call an EF Admissions Counselor or visit www.ef.com/diplomas.

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EF ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN ENGLISH FOR INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS

EF ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN ENGLISH FOR BUSINESS

Acquire high-caliber language skills and learn the sectorspecific terminology you’ll need to communicate across cultural and geographical boundaries.

Gain insight into today’s successful business practices and develop a long-term project while learning the technical language of the corporate world.

Challenge your English by following a prescribed program of intensive English language classes combined with a range of academic and professional subject courses. This unique advanced course caters to your need to succeed in a fast-paced world of international culture and trade. Our International Communications program is designed to give you an advanced academic experience. You’ll learn directly what it’s like to study at a first-year university level by pushing your abilities further than ever before and learning valuable industry terms and processes.

What’s included: >> Welcome package and orientation >> 32 lessons per week (40 minute lessons) with EF Efekta™ Learning System >> Digital learning media and academic materials >> Twin room in a homestay (single room for a supplement) >> Breakfast and dinner Monday-Friday, all meals on the weekends in a homestay >> Wi-Fi Internet access at the EF school >> EF Level Placement Test and tracker >> Portfolio of academic credentials, including an EF Advanced Diploma and EFELT Report >> Access to My EF™ from enrollment (English post-course is available for up to 6 months following course)

Sample Final Projects: >> Readership Survey with Cultural Profiling >> Business Plan Presentation >> Tourism Market Research >> Volunteer Recruitment for a Charity >> Market Research & Cultural Bias Report >> Cross-Cultural Video Orientation for International Students

Additional options include: >> Option to take an internationally-recognized English exam >> Room in residence with meal plan with meal plan >> Activities and excursions at discounted EF rates >> Arrival transfer service >> Return transfer service >> University Placement Service Locations: Oxford, London, Brighton, St. Julian’s, New York, Boston, Miami Beach, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, Brisbane, Sydney, Auckland. Program start dates: Academic Year & Semester 2014: Jan 6, Apr 14, Jun 16, Sep 8 2015: Jan 5, Apr 13, Jun 15, Sep 7 *start dates vary according to destination

Lessons are taught using the famous Harvard Business School case study method and cover topics such as global marketing, successful negotiation, public speaking, leadership development, decisionmaking, planning strategies, product development and conversation skills. You can also prepare for the Cambridge Business English Certificate or another internationally recognized English exam such as TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS. You’ll even be able to undertake a business internship or volunteer experience, through which you’ll gain international experience while developing industry specific language skills.

What’s included: >> Welcome package and orientation >> 32 lessons per week (40 minute lessons) with EF Efekta™ Learning System >> Digital learning media and academic materials >> Twin room in a homestay (single room for a supplement) >> Breakfast and dinner Monday-Friday, all meals on the weekends in a homestay >> Wi-Fi Internet access at the EF school >> EF Level Placement Test and tracker >> Portfolio of academic credentials, including an EF Advanced Diploma and EFELT Report >> Internship and volunteer experience opportunities >> Access to My EF™ from enrollment (English post-course is available for up to 6 months following course)

Additional options include: >> Option to take an internationally-recognized English exam >> Room in residence with meal plan >> Activities and excursions at discounted EF rates >> Arrival transfer service >> Return transfer service >> University Placement Service

Sample Internships: >> London’s International Quality and Productivity Centre >> Boston Biomedical Consultants >> Miami Chamber of Commerce >> Bank Consulting >> North Shore Times

Sample Final Projects: >> ASX Share Market Game >> Business Plan Presentation >> Event Planning from A-Z >> Research Project: Industry Analysis >> Market Research & Cultural Bias Report >> Writing a Guide to Doing Business in Australia

Locations: San Francisco, London, Bristol, Boston, Miami Beach and Sydney Program start dates: Academic Year & Semester 2014: Jan 6, Apr 14, Sep 8 2015: Jan 5, Apr 13, Sep 7 *start dates vary according to destination

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EF ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN ENGLISH FOR ONLINE MARKETING

EF ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN ENGLISH FOR HOTEL & TOURISM

Explore the fast-paced world of online marketing and your English will be ready for all the challenges this international field has to offer.

Boost your knowledge of the hotel and tourism industry while perfecting your new language using case studies straight from top hotel chains.

Gain the necessary skills to communicate in the online marketing industry by learning through hands-on applications and interactive presentations. Covering everything from social networking and blogging, to online video and e-commerce, you’ll learn about social media trends and user behaviors as well as how to plan, measure and analyze digital marketing campaigns.

Pairing intensive English studies with a practical hospitality curriculum, this program brings the international tourism industry to the classroom. Covering a wide variety of hospitality management topics, your daily lessons will be devoted to contemporary industry theories and practices and will use famous case study materials from Harvard Business School Publishing.

You’ll also get the chance to prepare for an internationally-recognized English exam, a useful credential for anyone aiming to work in the fast-paced world of cross-cultural digital communications.

Students will also benefit from our unique partnerships with leading hospitality management schools such as Johnson & Wales University and Lynn University.

What’s included: >> Welcome package and orientation >> 32 lessons per week (40 minute lessons) with EF Efekta™ Learning System. >> Digital learning media and academic materials >> Twin room in homestay (single room for a supplement) >> Breakfast and dinner Monday-Friday, all meals on the weekends in a homestay >> Wi-Fi Internet access at the EF school >> EF Level Placement Test and tracker >> Portfolio of academic credentials, including an EF Advanced Diploma and EFELT Report >> Volunteer experience opportunities >> Access to My EF™ from enrollment (English post-course is available for up to 6 months following course)

Additional options include: >> Option to take an internationally-recognized English exam >> Room in residence with meal plan >> Activities and excursions at discounted EF rates >> Arrival transfer service >> Return transfer service >> University Placement Service

Sample Internships: >> AlphaMega Computer Consultants >> DCH Technology >> Social Media Consultants >> Internet start-ups >> Adhoc Publishing

Sample Final Projects: >> Digital marketing campaign presentation >> Social media trends project >> English in the Digital Marketing World project >> Digital user behaviours presentation

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Location: San Francisco Program start dates: Academic Year & Semester 2014: Jan 6, Apr 14, Sep 8 2015: Jan 5, Apr 13, Sep 7 *start dates vary according to destination

What’s included: >> Welcome package and orientation >> 32 lessons per week (40 minute lessons) with EF Efekta™ Learning System. >> Digital learning media and academic materials >> Twin room in a homestay (single room for a supplement) >> Breakfast and dinner Monday-Friday, all meals on the weekends in a homestay >> Wi-Fi Internet access at the EF school >> EF Level Placement Test and tracker >> Portfolio of academic credentials, including an EF Advanced Diploma and EFELT Report >> Internship and volunteer experience opportunities >> Access to My EF™ from enrollment (English post-course is available for up to 6 months following course)

Additional options include: >> Option to take an internationally-recognized English exam >> Room in residence with meal plan >> Activities and excursions at discounted EF rates >> Arrival transfer service >> Return transfer service >> University Placement Service

Sample Internships: >> Marriott Hotels >> Lufthansa Airlines >> Hilton Hotels & Resorts >> Queens Hotel >> Orb 360 (extreme sports company) >> Fitness & Lifestyle Management, Inc.

Sample Final Projects: >> Sports Management in Tourist Resorts >> Wedding Planner Guide to Miami Beach >> Guest Services Emergency Action Plan >> Cultural Issues in Tourism >> Case Study Portfolio: Based on the Internship Experiences of Three MEHT Students

Locations: Brighton & Miami Beach Program start dates: Academic Year & Semester 2014: Jan 6, Apr 14, Sep 8 2015: Jan 5, Apr 13, Sep 7 *start dates vary according to destination


EF ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN ENGLISH FOR MEDIA & ART

EF ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN ENGLISH FOR FASHION & DESIGN

Study the world of interdisciplinary art and media studies as you learn English intensively through this creative subject.

Immerse yourself in the glamorous and fast-paced world of the fashion industry while honing your English language skills.

The only long-term English studies program of its kind, which combines interdisciplinary art and media studies with intensive English language. Examine the world of visual culture beyond theories and gain new inspiration through experience, study visits, graphic design and photography lessons. You’ll complete projects that cover a range of international academic and professional topics, developing key skills and techniques using the latest professional software such as Adobe Creative Cloud.

What’s included: >> Welcome package and orientation >> 32 lessons per week (40 minute lessons) with EF EfektaTM Learning System >> Digital learning media and academic materials >> Twin room in a homestay (single room for a supplement) >> Breakfast and dinner Monday-Friday, all meals on the weekends in a homestay >> Wi-Fi Internet access at the EF school >> EF Level Placement Test and tracker >> Portfolio of academic credentials, including an EF Advanced Diploma and EFELT Report >> Internship and volunteer experience opportunities >> Access to My EFTM from enrollment (English post-course is available for up

to 6 months following course) Additional options include: >> Option to take an internationally-recognized English exam >> Room in residence with meal plan >> Activities and excursions at discounted EF rates >> Arrival transfer service >> Return transfer service >> University Placement Service

Sample Internships: >> E! Entertainment Television >> IPC Media >> Next Model Agency >> Komedia Theatre >> Lost Colony Films, LLC >> South Bay Music Awards >> Contemporary Applied Arts and the Jazz Forum

Sample Final Projects: >> Literary Journal Publication >> Electronic Yearbook Publication >> Screenwriting Manuscript >> Travel Documentary Production >> Reality Show Production >> Public Relations Case Study Project >> Digital Photography Showcase

Locations: New York, Los Angeles and London Program start dates: Academic Year & Semester 2014: Jan 6, Apr 14, Sep 8 2015: Jan 5, Apr 13, Sep 7 *start dates vary according to destination

Learn about the fashion industry from start to finish, from an idea to a tangible product. Gain inspiration from your surroundings and grasp the fashion lingo that will give you the necessary edge to succeed in your professional aspirations. Explore ways to forecast and describe trends, create a marketable line, and learn the best way to sell a product that you created. You will not only be learning and becoming proficient in English, but you will learn the practical side of the business, making you ready to pursue your career in fashion and design.

What’s included: >> Welcome package and orientation >> 32 lessons per week (40 minute lessons) with EF Efekta™ Learning System >> Digital learning media and academic materials >> Twin room in a homestay (single room for a supplement) >> Breakfast and dinner Monday-Friday, all meals on the weekends in a homestay >> Wi-Fi Internet access at the EF school >> EF Level Placement Test and tracker >> Portfolio of academic credentials, including an EF Advanced Diploma and EFELT Report >> Internship and volunteer experience opportunities >> Access to My EF™ from enrollment (English post-course is available for up to 6 months following course)

Additional options include: >> Option to take an internationally-recognized English exam >> Room in residence with meal plan >> Activities and excursions at discounted EF rates >> Arrival transfer service >> Return transfer service >> University Placement Service

Sample Internships: >> Ananda’s Design (fashion firm) >> Eileen Fisher >> Maurice Malone (jeans company) >> Specialized boutiques >> Clothing design consultants

Sample Final Projects: >> Garment designed with recycled products >> Innovative T-shirt design >> Reinvented wedding shoe >> Jeans production business plan >> Fashion show planning and implementation

Locations: New York and London Program start dates: Academic Year & Semester 2014: Jan 6, Apr 14, Sep 8 2015: Jan 5, Apr 13, Sep 7 *start dates vary according to destination

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EF ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN ENGLISH FOR INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

EF ADVANCED DIPLOMA IN ENGLISH FOR HEALTH & FITNESS

Combine English studies with an insight into today’s everchanging world of international business and current affairs.

Get your English into shape with career-focused studies where you’ll gain valuable skills for an active and healthy future.

Solving global issues requires cross-cultural communication. This program helps you learn the language skills required in this field. Classes focus on global topics such as humanitarian issues, peacekeeping, the global economy and the environment. Throughout the program you will study using the latest sources dedicated to international affairs, focusing on key regional and global issues.

Learn English, stay fit and prepare for a career in the fast growing health and fitness industry. Apart from theoretical lessons in class, the program includes nutrition instruction and allows you to sample different sports and activities. You will gain knowledge and insight into the human body, its functions, and its relationship to diet, nutrition, good health and improved quality of life.

This structured program focuses on current events and allow students to contribute to an important international dialogue within the context of building their language skills.

Students will develop and implement practical strategies and tools needed to have healthy, holistic lifestyles.

What’s included: >> Welcome package and orientation >> 32 lessons per week (40 minute lessons) with EF Efekta™ Learning System >> Digital learning media and academic materials >> Twin room in a homestay (single room for a supplement) >> Breakfast and dinner Monday-Friday, all meals on the weekends in a homestay >> Wi-Fi Internet access at the EF school >> Portfolio of academic credentials, including an EF Advanced Diploma and EFELT Report >> Internship and volunteer experience opportunities >> Access to My EF™ from enrollment (English post-course is available for up to 6 months following course)

Additional options include: >> Option to take an internationallyrecognized English exam >> Room in residence with meal plan >> Activities and excursions at discounted EF rates >> Arrival transfer service >> Return transfer service >> University Placement Service

Sample Internships: >> International charities >> Research entities >> Publications >> Legal organisations >> Global Kids >> Public Private Alliance, company working on a UN sponsored project

Sample Final Projects: >> Worldwide Environmental Issues >> Written Proposal for World Conference >> Analysis of Current Political Situation in US >> Research of an International Agency, a Global Problem, and a Leader >> Brochure introducing an International Organisation

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Locations: New York & Oxford Program start dates: Academic Year & Semester 2014: Jan 6, Apr 14, Sep 8 2015: Jan 5, Apr 13, Sep 7 *start dates vary according to destination

What’s included: >> Welcome package and orientation >> 32 lessons per week (40 minute lessons) with EF Efekta™ Learning System >> Digital learning media and academic materials >> Twin room in a homestay (single room for a supplement) >> Breakfast and dinner Monday-Friday, all meals on the weekends in a homestay \Wi-Fi Internet access at the EF school >> Portfolio of academic credentials, including an EF Advanced Diploma and EFELT Report >> Volunteer experience opportunities >> Access to My EF™ from enrollment (English post-course is available for up to 6 months following course)

Additional options include: >> Option to take an internationallyrecognized English exam >> Room in residence with meal plan >> Activities and excursions at discounted EF rates >> Arrival transfer service >> Return transfer service >> University Placement Service

Sample Internships: >> Health Clubs >> Fitness First >> Footlocker >> Fitness Institutes >> San Diego Parks & Recreation >> American Red Cross (Nutrition Education Dept.)

Sample Final Projects: >> Research Project: Fitness Centre >> Conduct Lecture on Research Topic >> Extreme Sports & Today’s Society >> Sport Event Marketing >> Culture and Health and Fitness >> Sportsmen and Dietry Requirements >> School Sports Event Planning

Location: San Diego Program start dates: Academic Year & Semester 2014: Jan 6, Apr 14, Sep 8 2015: Jan 5, Apr 13, Sep 7 *start dates vary according to destination


WHICH EF SCHOOL IS RIGHT FOR YOU? Gain English fluency and vital industry-specific experience by studying at one of EF’s fascinating destinations worldwide.

ENGLAND, IRELAND & MALTA

USA & CANADA

Oxford, UK Ancient Oxford is a world-famous hub of academic excellence. Our school is located near the university’s most prestigious colleges, all within walking distance of the town center.

Boston, USA Boston is home to more than 50 universities including Harvard, MIT and Tufts, adding to the city’s vibrant and youthful vibe. Our campus school offers excellent academic facilities in a stunning setting.

Honolulu, USA The pacific paradise of Honolulu is famous for its sandy beaches, tropical weather and abundance of hospitality. See the ocean from our modern school located in downtown Waikiki.

New York, USA Our school offers the best of both worlds – access to the excitement of iconic New York City (only 40 minutes by train) and peaceful student life on EF’s own 25-acre campus.

Atlanta, USA Atlanta is a world-class city in America’s south whose explosive growth has made it a powerful business and entertainment hub. Our campus school offers great sports facilities and easy access to downtown Atlanta.

London, UK Enjoy the timeless tradition and fashion of Europe’s most exciting city. Our school is located in the heart of the city – steps from Waterloo Station. Bristol, UK From historical sites to modern music, Bristol is a dynamic southwestern city with a great student scene. You’ll find our school in the city center, minutes from the famous harbor. Brighton, UK England’s trendiest coastal city offers students many cosmopolitan activities in a seaside setting. Our school is located on a historic square with sea views. Bournemouth, UK Bournemouth boasts a lively student population and some of Britain’s best beaches. Our school boast an ideal location with easy access to the city center and seafront. Eastbourne, UK Eastbourne is a vibrant seaside resort on Britain’s south coast that boasts a reputation as the sunniest place in all of Britain. Our centrally-located school is close to top shops and restaurants. Cambridge, UK Become one of the many students who have been drawn to Cambridge for its prestigious academic reputation. Our EAQUALS certified school is minutes from the ancient city center. Manchester, UK Located in the heart of the city’s student district, EF Manchester gives you access to some of the best sport facilities in the country and the hottest music scenes. Dublin, Ireland Dublin is one of the most popular cities in Europe. Centrally-located near Trinity College and the lively Temple Bar area, our school combines a top location with excellent tuition. St. Julian’s, Malta Study English in the Mediterranean on Malta’s sun-drenched coasts. Our bright, modern school in St. Julian’s is just steps from the beach, cinemas and great shops.

Chicago, USA As the USA’s third largest city, Chicago has a cosmopolitan and modern vibe. EF Chicago is located in the city center, giving you the true experience of the American lifestyle. Miami Beach, USA Glamorous Miami is where movie stars and pop idols seek America’s hottest beaches and coolest clubs. EF Miami is located right on the beach, giving you an unforgettable tropical experience. San Diego, USA California’s second largest city offers sunshine, Pacific beaches and all the excitement of fun-loving Southern California. Our campus school is equipped with top sports facilities and plenty of outdoor space.

SOUTH PACIFIC & SOUTH AFRICA

Vancouver, Canada Vancouver is considered Canada’s most beautiful city, with a picturesque waterfront and the Coastal Mountains as its backdrop. Our EF school is located at the heart of the vibrant entertainment district. Toronto, Canada Towering over the waters of Lake Ontario, Toronto’s skyline beckons visitors to Canada’s largest city. You’ll find our bright, modern and welcoming school in a superb downtown location.

Sydney, Australia Head down under for an adventure in one of the world’s most exciting cities. Learn English Aussie-style at EF Sydney, steps from the Opera House and Sydney harbour. Brisbane, Australia Voted the world’s most liveable city, this town was made to explore. Our school, housed in a historic art deco building, is located in the heart of the lively student district. Auckland, New Zealand New Zealand’s most cosmopolitan city will amaze you with its beauty and hospitality. EF Auckland is conveniently located downtown in a popular student neighborhood. Singapore City, Singapore Overflowing with energy, this southeast Asian metropolis merges the best of the East and West. Our Singapore school is located in the heart of the city, near the shops and restaurants at Clarke Quay. Cape Town, South Africa The fascinating city of Cape Town harmoniously blends natural beauty with the bustle of urban life. You’ll find our school in Kloof Gardens, an arty neighbourhood located between Table Mountain and the city center.

Washington, D.C., USA In America’s capital city you’ll find the most famous political monuments in the US, complemented by fascinating museums, green parks, cute cafés and boutique shops. Los Angeles, USA With unlimited sunshine and a mild climate, our school in the Redondo Beach area of Los Angeles provides the perfect backdrop for enjoying the laid-back Californian lifestyle. San Francisco, USA Our school in the heart of San Francisco lets you enjoy both the bustle of a cosmopolitan West Coast city and the beauty of the Golden Gate National Park. Santa Barbara, USA Santa Barbara is a thoroughly American city with Spanish colonial flair. Our school near the Old Town district is close to the shops and restaurants of State Street. Seattle, USA Our school gives you the best of two Pacific Northwest cities: experience traditional American college life in Olympia and city life in nearby Seattle.

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EF International Language Centers 2014 - 2015 www.ef.com

Advanced Diploma Programs Students and adults ages 17 and above

Combined language and academic studies

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ACCREDITATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS The Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) is the approved educational oversight body authorised by the UK Border Agency

The EF International Language Centers in London, Cambridge, Brighton, Oxford, Manchester, Bristol and Bournemouth are:

for the teaching of English

The EF International Language Centers in London, Cambridge, Brighton, Bristol, Oxford, Manchester and Bournemouth are members of:

EF Dublin is accredited by:

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EF Vancouver and Toronto are accredited by Languages Canada.

The EF International Language Centers in Sydney and Brisbane are accredited by:

The EF International Language Centers in Cambridge, St. Julian’s, Cape Town, Paris, Nice, Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Rome and Munich are accredited by:

EF Nice and Paris are recognized with the Label Qualité Français Langue Etrangère.

Federation of International Youth Travel Organizations.

All EF Courses are certified by Southern New Hampshire University.

EF Education is an active participant in the Comité Européen de Normalisation.

EF is accredited by English New Zealand in Auckland, which is the voice for both private and state sector English language schools in New Zealand.

The EF International Language Centers have been licensed by the UK Border Agency to enrol international students under Tier 4 of the Points Based System.


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