Arts & Humanities 

2-WEEK CAMBRIDGE SUMMER PROGRAMME

ARTS & HUMANITIES


 

"Have a taste of the rich British culture and 

in-depth experience of  European Arts!"

Course Description 

The Arts & Humanities programme offers a great opportunity for students to know more about the western history, especially British and European arts, culture, history and languages by learning from Cambridge scholars from a diverse academic background including linguistics, history, arts, psychology, cultural studies, cognitive and behavioural studies.

 

Students will also attend various visiting activities, including but not limited to Shakespeare’s Globe, The Needham Research Institute and the British Museum. The idea is to enable the students to be immersed in British culture and have an enjoyable journey here in the UK.

Key Topics

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The History of Europe, from Ancient Greece to the Brexit

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​Western Etiquette

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Second-Lanuage Acquisition and Its Implication on Second Language Learning and Teaching

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A History of Art through the Fitzwilliam Museum to Tate Modern

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Intercultural Competence

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The Language Families and Languages Spoken in Europe

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Leadership Training 

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The Principles of Memory

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The Creative Navigator's Compass: Memory and perception and how we know where we are

COURSE INFORMATION

This Programme is suitable for  

School students, Undergraduate and Postgraduate students of arts and humanities and related subjects

Programme Dates  

Session 1: 29 July - 12 August 2020 (14 nights)

Session 2: 12 August - 26 August 2020 (14 nights)

Accommodation  

College Single/Twin Room

Tuition Fee  

Please click here for more information

Application Deadline  

15 April 2020

Enquires

education@maxer.co.uk

Faculty Spotlight

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PROF. NICOLA CLAYTON

Professor of Comparative Cognition at the University of Cambridge

Fellow & Director of Studies, Clare College, University of Cambridge

Fellow of the Royal Society

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PROF. CASIMIR D'ANGELO

Former Director of Language Unit, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge

Former French Embassy consultant

Course At A Glance

Faculty & Supervisor 

Total Contact Time

34 hours

Subject Insight Visits

5 hours

Academic Lectures

16 hours

Cambridge Cultural and Social Activities

12 hours

Supervisions with Cambridge Supervisors

8 hours

Application, Skills & Cultural Workshops

8 hours

Final Project

Presentation

2 hours

Sightseeing in

London and Oxford

3 days

Visit Highlights

Needham Research Insitute

The Needham Research Institute is the home of the Science and Civilisation in China Project, and houses the East Asian History of Science Library. As a recognised global centre of study, the NRI offers a unique collection of books and other published materials on the history of science, technology and medicine in East Asia, and welcomes scholars from all over the world.

Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe is a world-renowned performing arts venue, 

cultural attraction and education centre located on the bank of the River Thames in London, UK. ​It celebrates Shakespeare’s transformative impact on the world by conducting a radical theatrical experiment.

The British Museum

The British Museum was established in 1753. It is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture. Its permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence, 

having been widely sourced during the era of the British Empire. It documents the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present. It was the first public national museum in the world.  

Cultural activities

College life

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