United Kingdom, Birmingham

English Language: Communicating with Confidence

when 20 July 2020 - 7 August 2020
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee GBP 2750

This programme focuses on enhancing students' speaking and presentation skills in different English-language public communication settings. Concentrating on preparation, personal delivery skills, pronunciation, intonation as well as body language techniques, the programme gives students the opportunity to put their new-found public speaking skills to the test as museum, factory and city guides, radio presenters, weather forecasters and newsreaders. Students will visit and present at a range of settings both on and off campus, going on to produce specialist items and media packages.

Course aim

On completion of the programme in addition to obtaining 20 credits you will have been given a unique opportunity to:

1. Identify and distinguish between the different types of platforms on which professional speakers present

2. Disseminate information from a range of sources to prepare and deliver presentations in public domains appropriate to the audience

3. Employ newly acquired non-verbal and verbal communication techniques to produce polished presentations for different audiences and in different settings

4. Speak with confidence to different audiences, achieving a high degree of fluency and accuracy

Fee info

GBP 2750: The fee includes all tuition fees, including assessment (where applicable), self-catering accommodation, and a programme of social events.

Partner Discount: Students registered at one of our partner institutions will receive a discount of £150.
Students who apply before the early application deadline 1st March 2020 will be eligible for an additional discount of £150.
Students registered for full-time programmes at one of our Universitas 21 partner universities are eligible for a discount of £250 (please note that this may not be used in conjunction with the Partner Discount).