Humanities and Art field encompasses academic disciplines that study human condition and the essence of what it means to be human in the fast changing world. Humanities are similar to liberal arts in many ways and the two terms are sometimes used interchangeably. Academic programmes in humanities cover a broad, interdisciplinary study of society and culture throughout history. Practitioners use methods that are primarily analytic, critical, or speculative. Studies of language, literature, law, history, philosophy, religion, visual and performing arts are among the study subjects in humanities field. Studies in music are also considered to be in the field, where music is used to broaden capabilities of non-musicians by teaching skills such as concentration and listening.
Studies in humanities help students develop a broad understanding of cultural expression and improve their analytical and communication skills. Students can improve their understanding of society through satisfying their intellectual curiosity in subjects such as philosophy, art, history and literature with an emphasis on multiculturalism.
In this course we consider the socio, cultural and political implications of geographic indication. Geographic indication (GI) protects local products and provides interesting marketing strategies, but they also run the risk of restricting and limiting change
Improve your language skills through the Get the Edge program. This summer school is designed to meet the needs of students whose first language is not English, and who wish to improve their English language ability for the purposes of using it to study at undergraduate courses in universities. The program will take place from June 27th to July 11th 2015 and will include exciting cultural activties during the weekends of your stay. Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s highest ranking university. Situated in one of the friendliest cities in Europe, Trinity stands at the heart of a bustling cultural hub. Our Summer 2015 courses will give all students the chance to see what it’s like studying at university on our beautiful historic campus. Social and cultural events mean that all attendees will receive a taste of Irish life, while making friends from all over the world.
Led by renowned conductor Ciaran Crilly, Orchestral Manoeuvres features expert training by Members of the Royal Irish Academy of Music’s (RIAM) distinguished teaching staff, as well as a number of rehearsal sessions with visiting conductors. Students will explore exciting repertoire and develop as orchestral musicians. This course will run from the 4th July through to the 11th July and will include exciting cultural activities the weekend of your arrival. Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s highest ranking university. Situated in one of the friendliest cities in Europe, Trinity stands at the heart of a bustling cultural hub. Our Summer 2015 courses will give all students the chance to see what it’s like studying at university on our beautiful historic campus. Social and cultural events mean that all attendees will receive a taste of Irish life, while making friends from all over the world.
The University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies is a specialist postgraduate centre, which offers English language-based degrees covering the spectrum of international affairs. Our strong links with Brussels-based organisations greatly enhance the teaching on our programmes and short courses and students benefit from many opportunities for research, internships and future employment by studying in the capital of Europe.
This programme will explore urban cycling from a Dutch perspective, both historical and current, and provide students with a host of skills and insights on how to develop and foster cycling cities.
The summer course Anne Frank in Amsterdam and Beyond explores the different ways in which this narrative has been retold, through the past seventy years and in different media.
Some of the most powerful and moving English poetry of the modern period was written during or about the First World War. This course examines the context of that poetry and issues involved in studying it by exploring the life and writing of three major war poets: Owen, Rosenberg and Sassoon, amongst others.
This course offers a concise view of the birth of science fiction as a literary genre, its development and its increasingly ambitious themes which both connect with and propose to change reality. Class topics include the history and definitions of science fiction, SF in different media (TV, films, games), the relationship between SF and natural and human sciences, and the study of SF fan culture.
The Art Enterprise Diploma (AED) is and online programme delivered via the InterActive platform and is designed to blend entrepreneurial thought with artistic creativity, providing you with acute business awareness in your specialised field. You can benefit from this comprehensive online programme, whether you are a painter, musician, designer, actor or dancer, as it offers essential business skills which can complement your creative talent.
The English Literature A Level course will open up the world of classic and contemporary literature, helping you to become a confident reader of a range of texts and improving your ability to respond to and analyse what you read. Studying English literature broadens your horizons intellectually and career-wise, as it helps you to develop valuable analytical and expressive skills that are highly prized by any employer.
Long term courses of six or nine months of General English with additional special interest areas such as British culture and society, English literature, advanced grammar and vocabulary, and business English.