London, United Kingdom

Working Across Cultures in a Global World

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

The course springs from the importance of intercultural competencies for the 21st century personal and professional worlds. It starts by supporting students in analysing their intercultural engagement during their time in London, focusing specifically on the identification of the challenges inherent in living and working in multicultural environments. It continues by developing, through interactive activities, skills such as recognizing, acknowledging, mediating and reacting to a variety of cultural expectations and norms of behaviour. The course contains throughout a reflective strand which involves students in reflecting on their intercultural reactions and how they could be developed.

Target group

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

Course aim

This module aims to:
• Enable a student to recognize and address some of the intercultural challenges encountered;
• Enhance a student’s understanding of the theoretical underpinning of effective intercultural communication
• Support a student in reflecting on and analysing his/her own intercultural skills
• Develop critical professional transferable competencies in the area of intercultural communication

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 : 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.