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24 June - 7 July 2018
Develop your leadership skills and sense of entrepreneurship as you work in teams to fix real issues with local businesses and NGO's on this 2-week programme.
Learn how to effectively participate and lead a team, engage with entrepreneurs and their businesses, and develop an appreciation of sustainability & innovation.
Students who complete this course are awarded 4 US / 8 ECTS credits. It can be taken as a stand-alone programme or prior to study at Lancaster or another British university.
Culture, Language and Society from the Age of Empire to Brexit
8 - 28 July 2018
Explore British culture, history and politics over the past three hundred years, focussing on crucial historical events and their impact on Britain, during 3 weeks of July.
Introducing Britain is equivalent to a first-year undergraduate Lancaster University course. Students who complete this course are awarded 3 US / 6 ECTS credits or 4 US / 8 ECTS credits. The amount of credits depends on which version of the course the student chooses.
It can be taken as a stand-alone programme or prior to study at Lancaster or another British university.
The cost for 2018 is £2250 and this will cover:
We anticipate your living costs (food, drink etc) to be around £80.00 per week extra.
Developments in British Culture, Language and Society (1800-Present) - (formerly known as the International Summer Programme)
16 August - 14 September 2018
The cost for 2018 is £2550 and this will cover:
All teaching and assessment is in English so you are expected to have a GPA of 3.0, a credit or grade B average or equivalent, and a language proficiency level of CEFR C1 or IELTS 6.5 overall or equivalent, to get the most out of the programme.
22 July - 11 August
Students who complete this course are awarded 3 US / 6 ECTS credits.
The cost for 2018 is £2,250 and this will cover
Improve your English language and study skills before starting your study abroad experience at Lancaster.
17 - 28 September 2018
Get the best possible start for your degree at Lancaster University with this 2-week induction.
The cost for 2018 is £730 and this will cover:
Please note, a non-refundable deposit of £150 may be required in order to secure your place.
Accommodation will be invoiced separately. Accommodation costs for 2018 will be approximately £127 per week. On-campus, single, self-catering study bedrooms are available for all Study Start students from the Saturday before the programme starts, and if you are staying on campus you will be able to move into your term-time accommodation during the final week of the programme. You can make use of all the resources of the University, including the Library, the extensive Sports Centre, the public computer laboratories and the University Health Centre.
To ensure students are able to cope with the intellectually engaging content of the course, we would normally expect that students have met the minimum language proficiency requirement of their main degree programme.
How to Apply
There is no application form required, but if you would like to apply to attend the Study Start programme please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (Undergraduate students).
Postgraduate student please email email@example.com.
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