United Kingdom, London

London: Culture Capital of the World

when 8 July 2017 - 29 July 2017
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee GBP 1515

An introduction to the arts, entertainment, fashion, architecture and history that have made London the world’s most influential and vital cultural hub. Why see Paris and die when you can see London and live? How did London become the world capital of music, art, fashion, design, theatre, film, architecture and so much else? From rock legends to the Royal Opera, Shakespeare to shock art and cathedrals to Canary Wharf, this module describes how London emerged from the ashes of war to become the most vibrant and culturally rich city on earth.

Target group

Students with an IELTS score of 6.0 or higher
Minimum age: 18

Course aim

• To give students an overall appreciation of London culture, including its theatre, dance, music, art, architecture and history
• To enable students to write fluent, confident and relevant reviews across a variety of arts and entertainment genres
• To provide students with a basic appreciation of the various ways the arts are covered across all media platforms
• To introduce students to artists, designers and performers able to explain their work

Credits info

Each Summer School module is worth 20 UK credits (10 ECTS). Official Transcripts are provided at the end of the course.

Fee info

GBP 1515: Tuition Fee per session
GBP 0: At the time of application, students have the opportunity to select from accommodation at two of the University of Westminster's centrally located Halls of Residence, as well as joining a comprehensive Social Programme including evening events in London, and weekend trips throughout the UK.
Prices vary and are available in full detail on our website.