Birmingham, United Kingdom

School Education in the UK

when 22 July 2019 - 9 August 2019
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee GBP 2

This exciting module explores a range of aspects and perspectives of childhood and UK culture. It aims to give you an overview of the differing perceptions related to children and childhood and to develop your understanding of the fascinating lives of children. There will also be a focus on key aspects of UK culture to enable you to add to your knowledge of life in the UK.

By completing this module you will gain an understanding of areas relating to the study of Children and UK culture.

Target group

English language requirements: No formal qualification will be needed, although all classes will be taught in English.
Academic pre-requisites: Level 5 or equivalent

Course aim

The programme and is designed to give you an overview of a number of areas relating to children and their development eg: the creative child, the learning child, the playful child, the vulnerable child. There will be opportunities to consider diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity. The programme will also introduce you to some of the traditions and cultural experiences that diverse and exciting city has to offer to enable you to sample and develop your understanding of life in the UK.

Through this exciting and interactive you will work with other students to develop your knowledge and understanding to support your development as a “highly employable” graduate.

Credits info

Academic status: Practice-based (non-credit bearing)

Fee info

GBP 2: What is included in your fee:

Academic course
Accommodation for three weeks
Airport pick-up and drop-off (from Birmingham and Heathrow Airport only)
Breakfast and lunch vouchers to use in the University’s cafe
Cultural visits to London, Stratford-upon-Avon and Oxford
Programme of social events
International Summer School t-shirt

Please note travel to the UK, visa costs and other personal travel and living expenses are not included eg evening meals. We suggest that students should budget a figure of approximately £10 - £50 per day for additional food and drink.