London, United Kingdom

Monarchy – A Royal History of London

when 17 June 2017 - 29 July 2017
language English
duration 6 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee GBP 1515

This course examines London as the historical setting for monarchy and national ceremonial. As such the course considers Royalty’s central place in British life and how its purpose and function have changed over the centuries. It also investigates Royalty’s influence on British history and society and its impact on government, culture and science. Finally the course will consider how the monarchy has adapted – and continues to adapt – to changing times and how critics react to it.

Target group

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

Course aim

This module aims to:
• Enable students to identify and understand the impact of key moments in history which have affected the role of the monarchy with a particular emphasis on London.
• Enable students to recognize how the monarchy has adapted in order to survive.
• Enable students to identify the monarchy’s influence on diplomacy, international relations, society, culture and science and the extent to which this has shaped the United Kingdom.
• Enable students to relate course content directly to places and objects in and around London through visits and walks, thereby developing a sound insight into London as a setting for the British monarchy.

Credits info

10 EC
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.
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