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Area studies

A course is the study of a particular topic within a wider subject area and is the foundation of a qualification. A typical course includes lectures, assessments and tutorials.

Area studies have become more and more common in the academic world since the 1940s. These research fields are intended to assist students with increasing their knowledge and understanding of a variety of diverse populations and regions or countries.

 

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Program in Argentine and Latin American Studies (PALAS)

University of Belgrano
Campus Full time Part time 15 weeks February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires + 1 more

This 15-week-program offers courses that meet twice a week for ninety minutes, that is, 4 hours of 45 minutes, total 60 contact hours. PALAS offers courses in economics, history, gender history, and literature, all of which focus specifically on Argentina and Latin America. [+]

Best Course Studies in Area studies 2017. This 15-week-program offers courses that meet twice a week for ninety minutes, that is, 4 hours of 45 minutes, total 60 contact hours. PALAS offers courses in economics, history, gender history, and literature, all of which focus specifically on Argentina and Latin America. Courses are designed for undergraduate students whose level of Spanish is at the beginner or intermediate level or for students who are interested in transferring credits in Latin American Studies to their home universities. Courses (PALAS 310) Argentine Economy (PALAS 330) Social Economy in Latin America (PALAS 332) Economic Integration in LatAm (PALAS 333) International Business in the Southern Cone (PALAS 340) History of Latin America (PALAS 342) Race and Nation in Argentina (PALAS 345) Argentine History and Literature OUT OF CATALOGUE (PALAS 360) Political and Social Change (PALAS 362) Latin American Cultures and Civilizations (PALAS 366) U.S.–Latin America Relations (PALAS 370) Argentina: The Making of a Country through its Literature OUT OF CATALOGUE (PALAS 372) Latin American Literature OUT OF CATALOGUE (PALAS 380) Gender History in Latin America (PALAS 400) Latin America in Global Economy (PALAS 420) Jorge Luis Borges: Visions of Culture and Knowledge (Special Topic on Comparative Literature) (PALAS 443) Tango: Gender, Nation & Identity (Special Topic on Cultural Studies) (PALAS 444) Human Rights and Cultural Representations (PALAS 490) Directed Research [-]

CULTURAL CLASS

Beijing International Chinese College
Campus Full time September 2017 China Beijing

Chinese Culture is wide and rich. We have many different kinds of chinese cultural class, all given by very professional teacher.These classes can be taught in group or One-on-One: Calligraphy/Chinese Knots [+]

Chinese Culture is wide and rich. We have many different kinds of chinese cultural class, all given by very professional teacher.These classes can be taught in group or One-on-One: Calligraphy/Chinese Knots /Chinese Paper-cutting/Chinese painting/Chinese folk music/Taiji Class and so on." 5 lessons 1200rmb 10 lessons 2000rmb [-]

Study Year Abroad

Chichester College
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 United Kingdom Pulborough Chichester + 1 more

More than just a language course, the Study Year Abroad allows you to study academic subjects alongside UK students. Duration: 1, 2, or 3 terms.This course is the perfect opportunity to have a gap year experience in the UK. [+]

Best Course Studies in Area studies 2017. More than just a language course, the Study Year Abroad allows you to study academic subjects alongside UK students. Duration: 1, 2, or 3 terms. This course is the perfect opportunity to have a gap year experience in the UK. You can study A-Level or vocational subjects with UK students and improve your language skills with international students in General English classes. Academic Study Year Choose from 10 different subject pairs B2 English is required for entry Study two subjects with UK A-Level students and study English with other international students The programme is designed to develop your academic subject knowledge and improve your English. It also allows a full UK study abroad experience Choose the pair of subjects that best suit your interests and we will prepare your study timetable - spaces are limited, so please apply early Vocational Study Year Choose from 11 different subject areas B1 English is required for entry Study a skills-based vocational course with UK students and study English with other international students Choose your favourite course from the vocational subject areas above and we will prepare your study timetable [-]

Course: The Jamaican Cultural Immersion Programme

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean
Campus Full time 2 weeks May 2017 Jamaica Kingston

This programme is a two (2) week long, three (3) credit offering which explores the Jamaican culture through an intensive (on-campus) study and field experience. [+]

Course: The Jamaican Cultural Immersion Programme This programme is a two (2) week long, three (3) credit offering which explores the Jamaican culture through an intensive (on-campus) study and field experience. Topics include overviews of the linguistic, historical, geographical, socio-political, economic, and artistic expressions of the country. [-]

China Homestay Program

China Homestay
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 12  Open Enrollment China Beijing + 1 more

This is a volunteer teaching placement designed for deep cultural immersion and exchange. This program is ideal for adults hoping to get their feet wet in teaching, teachers planning to travel during their summer break, or travelers seeking to experience full cultural immersion while teaching English abroad. Both Language Buddy and host family are volunteers. [+]

Best Course Studies in Area studies 2017. This is a volunteer teaching placement designed for deep cultural immersion and exchange. This program is ideal for adults hoping to get their feet wet in teaching, teachers planning to travel during their summer break, or travelers seeking to experience full cultural immersion while teaching English abroad. Both Language Buddy and host family are volunteers. They exchange their languages and cultures instead of paying rental fee or tuition fee. This is a perfect chance to know different people and different countries. It is also a valuable opportunity to make life-long friends,have the chance to visit the host's working company or even work there, which means much more than just renting a room. This program offers Volunteer tutoring position with a local host family and teaching experience in China. Placements all around China, participants can stay in different cities and will be provided full board by the host family. Minimum stay is 2 weeks. Host family welcome you to stay as long as 12 months. AU PAIR PROGRAM You will be expected to spend 30 hours per week as an Au Pair: taking care of the children, escorting them to school, playing and teaching them, etc. Make sure you are able to commit to at least 3 months as an au pair. We can accept au pairs in China year round for durations of 3, 6, 9 and 12 months.You can get a stipend of $400 US and 20 hours of language classes per... [-]

Start German - Language Course

TU Berlin Summer & Winter University
Campus Full time July 2017 Germany Berlin

Although Berlin is an international city, you will find it much easier to understand your surroundings and enjoy the city if you have acquired some basics in German. German is still an important language for business, science, and the arts, and is the most widely spoken language in Europe - plus, it's easy to learn for English-speaking students. [+]

Summer University block 2: July 10th - July 21st, 2017 Course price: 560 Euros 18 hours of class sessions per week, 2 ECTS credit points Start German 2 ECTS credit points Although Berlin is an international city, you will find it much easier to understand your surroundings and enjoy the city if you have acquired some basics in German. German is still an important language for business, science, and the arts, and is the most widely spoken language in Europe - plus, it's easy to learn for English-speaking students. Our German language course addresses the needs of beginners. The content of the course follows the standards of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) for level A1.1 (beginners with no prior knowledge). Students will have four class sessions (45 min) each day from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The course will cover the following language skills: Introducing yourself and others. Talking about time, schedules and activities. Talking about yourself and asking others about themselves, including their work, areas of study, hobbies, and interests. Dealing with various situations in daily life (e.g. at the supermarket, in public offices, at the doctor’s office, at work, at the university). Basic facts about Berlin, Germany and German culture. Introduction to German pronunciation and grammar. The number of students in this course is restricted to a maximum of 18. The fee for the course is 560 Euros per participant. This price includes afternoon sightseeing activities and public transportation. If... [-]

Chinese Language Courses

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Part time 1 - 1 semester September 2017 China Suzhou

Are you interested in learning the most commonly spoken language in the world? XJTLU offers non-degree courses in Mandarin Chinese for beginner, intermediate, advanced and business learners with approximately 16 class hours per week. [+]

Best Course Studies in Area studies 2017. The delivery of the Chinese course is interactive and “hands-on” with a focus on stimulating activities so that you experience the language as you would in real life situations. The modules emphasize listening, speaking, reading and writing, enabling students to learn Chinese language and culture in an all-round way. Students can study in Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters. Highlights Interactive and "hands-on" delivery of courses Focus on stimulating activities like real life situations Emphasis on listening, speaking, reading and writing Small class teaching - no more than 20 students Highly-qualified teaching staff - fully certified Mandarin Chinese teachers with substantial experience in China and internationally Tailored to your level Each level takes about 6 weeks - students can finish 2 levels each semester Dedicated Chinese language partner - students are partnered with Chinese students who provide extra support,four hours per week Cultural learning field trips - in Suzhou and 4 days in the North of China Summer schools available for 2, 4 or 6-week courses [-]

Preparatory Course for GCE ‘A’ Level

Spring College International
Campus Full time 12 months August 2017 Singapore

The Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level Examinations are national level assessments jointly organised and conducted by the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicates. [+]

The Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level Examinations are national level assessments jointly organised and conducted by the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicates. The ‘A’ Level certificate itself is an internationally recognised pre-university qualification that can be used to apply for tertiary education in the Commonwealth countries and in the United States of America. Our programme thoroughly prepares private candidates for the Singapore-Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level Examination with intensive lessons daily. Upon passing or obtaining outstanding results, students may opt to pursue their tertiary education in local polytechnics or universities, and overseas colleges and institutes. Objective To prepare students for the Singapore Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Level examination in order to obtain internationally recognized academic achievement. Upon obtaining this qualification, students may choose to further studies in local universities, or foreign universities in Commonwealth countries or the United States. Pre-requisites 17 years old and above Academic level: Student must have successfully complete Junior College 1 or equivalent Language Proficiency: Students must pass SCI placement test Course Duration 12 months course – Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. – English language 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Other Subject [-]

Intercultural Communication

Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina
Campus Full time 1 semester February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires

The goal of this course is for students to learn the general principles and theories of intercultural communication while interacting and building relationships with individuals from other countries. The first unit focuses on the role that participation in interpersonal communication activities with Argentines and local mass media consumption play in the cross-cultural adaptation process. [+]

Best Course Studies in Area studies 2017. INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION PEL73*S-4 Professor: Lic. Antonella Giacchetti Teaching Language: ENGLISH / Idioma: INGLES The goal of this course is for students to learn the general principles and theories of intercultural communication while interacting and building relationships with individuals from other countries. The first unit focuses on the role that participation in interpersonal communication activities with Argentines and local mass media consumption play in the cross-cultural adaptation process. The second unit introduces students to the basic principles of verbal and non-verbal communication focusing on Latin American and Argentine communication patterns. The third unit introduces theories and research comparing and contrasting cultural values that influence communication behaviors in student’s home countries and in Latin America. This course gives students the opportunity to reflect on their own culture and experiences, to ask questions, discuss, interact with individuals from other cultures, and better understand the roots of cultural similarities and differences. In addition, this course helps students develop awareness of how cultural identity influences communication, engages interaction with the host culture, and prepares students to become more effective intercultural communicators. The ultimate goal is to realize the importance of individuating each intercultural experience and to reduce the use of inaccurate stereotypes. In this course students will: Apply intercultural communication theories and research findings to their own cross-cultural experience Acquire skills to be more effective in intercultural communication contexts Assess the cross-cultural adaptation and intercultural communication effectiveness of others Recognize the influence that mass media has on the... [-]

University Pathways English Learning Program

Greenville College
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 USA Greenville

The University Pathways program is for international students who wish to study at higher education institutions in the United States, but lack sufficient English proficiency. University Pathways is an intensive English learning program that concentrates on the four basic components of language – reading, writing, listening and speaking; while also providing cultural information to prepare students for success in U.S. universities. [+]

The University Pathways program is for international students who wish to study at higher education institutions in the United States, but lack sufficient English proficiency. University Pathways is an intensive English learning program that concentrates on the four basic components of language – reading, writing, listening and speaking; while also providing cultural information to prepare students for success in U.S. universities. Students who successfully complete the University Pathways program have the option to be admitted directly to Greenville College. Curriculum The goal of the University Pathways curriculum of instruction is to develop the English language skills of its students in order for them to be successful in their studies in the United States. The program consists of five levels of instruction. Each level of the program becomes more challenging as students are expected to grow and develop their English language skills. Each level lasts seven weeks and students attend class six to seven hours each day. Class sizes are small to ensure individual attention. Typically, University Pathways classes have no more than ten students. Level 1: Beginning Level 2: Low-intermediate Level 3: Intermediate Level 4: High-intermediate Level 5: Advanced All new students will automatically be placed in level 1 until they arrive on campus and complete the placement test. Following this test, students may be moved up to level 2 or higher based on their scores on the test. There is not a minimum TOEFL score requirement to be admitted to program, but students should demonstrate basic English skills. All... [-]

Course in Japan Studies (non-major)

International College of Liberal Arts - Yamanashi Gakuin University
Campus Full time April 2018 Japan Kōfu

The JSP (Japan Studies Program) consists of the Japan Area Studies Program (JAS) and the Japanese Language Program (JLP). [+]

Best Course Studies in Area studies 2017. Course in Japan Studies The JSP (Japan Studies Program) consists of the Japan Area Studies Program (JAS) and the Japanese Language Program (JLP). JAS courses are embedded within the liberal arts curriculum to ensure both that they have a strong academic base and that students are able to see Japan from a number of disciplinary perspectives. JAS is proud to host a large number of experiential workshops on Japanese culture taught by masters in Noh, Koto, Shakuhachi, Zen, Shinto, Shodo, Sado, Kado, and the martial arts: Aikido, Judo, Karate and Shugendo. The JLP includes not only Japanese language courses ranging from beginning to advanced levels but also courses in professional Japanese writing, reading Japanese newspapers, and public speaking in Japanese. Our Language Acquisition Center (LAC) includes a Japanese Writing Desk to help Japanese and international students polish their composition skills. Japanese Culture Classroom Japanese Culture Classroom A Wooden Floor At iCLA we use a wood floor in Japanese Culture Classroom A and this is where we host our Noh, Shugendo and other workshops. Wooden flooring has always been a cornerstone of the traditional Japanese way of life. It is the oldest type of flooring in Japanese history, and in olden days entire houses had wooden flooring. Round tatami mats were used only in places where people sat and slept. Japanese Culture Classroom B   Tatami Floor Japanese Culture Classroom B’s floor is made of tatami mats. We host our Sado workshops here and other... [-]

All-Inclusive Spanish Course

ELE USAL Mallorca
Campus Full time Part time Open Enrollment Spain Palma de Mallorca

You are free to design your learning experience as you desire. Here, you can find an alternative, that we have designed for you. [+]

All Inclusive Programs PROGRAM “INTENSIVE“ PROGRAM “SUPERINTENSIVE“ PROGRAM “STUDY & FUN“ SPANISH AROUND: BARCELONA + MALLORCA PROGRAM FOR TEENS “SPANISH & SPORTS“. MAJORCA You are free to design your learning experience as you desire. Here, you can find an alternative, that we have designed for you. PROGRAM “INTENSIVE“ PROGRAM “SUPERINTENSIVE“ PROGRAM “STUDY & FUN“ 4 weeks Program “Study & Fun”: Spanish Course (60 hours - 15 hours per week) Accommodation with a host family* (28 days) Leisure Activities (such as Tennis, Dancing, Cooking, Watersports, Guitar...) Transfer from/to airport Insurance *You can change your accommodation for a Residence adding 10 per night ​(Individual room​ / ​Breakfast included​)​. Schedule of the Spanish course: Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 10:30; 11:00 - 12:30 Price of the Program: 2,030 € SPANISH AROUND: BARCELONA + MALLORCA With the 2-weeks Program “Spanish Around”, from the Spanish Schools of the University of Salamanca, you’ll be able to learn or improve your Spanish in immersion at the same time than you travel around two of the most visited and vibrant cities in Spain: Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca. In addition, we offer to you one option with activities and sports so you can enjoy a full experience. PROGRAM FOR TEENS “SPANISH & SPORTS“. MAJORCA Course target: This course is aimed at groups of International teenagers who wish to combine their Travel Prom in Palma de Mallorca with studies of the Spanish language. Due to the nature of this course individual enrolments cannot be accepted. The aim of... [-]

SD INTENSIVE – SCHNELLKURS DEUTSCH INTENSIVE

inlingua Salzburg
Campus Full time Open Enrollment Austria Salzburg

Extra time to speak! On top of the standard SD course, you have extra lesson hours per day to revise, repeat and deepen your German skills. As with all our group courses – our method is unique. [+]

Best Course Studies in Area studies 2017. Extra time to speak! On top of the standard SD course, you have extra lesson hours per day to revise, repeat and deepen your German skills. As with all our group courses – our method is unique. Our teachers are drilled to motivate you to speak – speaking is learning! With our own material (books, CDs, iOL – inlingua Online Learning, …) you always know where you are, what you are capable of and how fast you progress. Our course books and exercises are developed in accordance with the CEFL level system, so when you are finished with e.g. book 1.2. you know you have reached level A2! [-]

American Language and Culture Program (ALCP)

University of Idaho
Campus Full time 8 weeks October 2017 USA Moscow

The mission of the American Language and Culture Program (ALCP) is to provide non-native speakers of English with the linguistic, academic, social and cultural skills necessary to successfully navigate university environments in the United States. [+]

The University of Idaho American Language and Culture Program (ALCP) is an intensive English language program designed to help students develop the skills necessary to succeed in academic programs in the United States or to further their professional careers. Since its beginning in 1992, the ALCP has helped hundreds of students improve their English language abilities. The ALCP offers 21 hours per week of instruction. Students may begin an eight-week course of study in January, March, August or October or a six-week program in June. The ALCP also provides short-term programs for groups of students or professionals. The mission of the American Language and Culture Program (ALCP) is to provide non-native speakers of English with the linguistic, academic, social and cultural skills necessary to successfully navigate university environments in the United States. ALCP promotes internationalization at the University of Idaho and encourages respect for linguistic and cultural diversity on the campus and in the community. Application Steps and Requirements Before applying to the American Language and Culture Program (ALCP), a student must meet these minimum requirements: Be at least 17 years old Present evidence of financial support for all expenses while studying in ALCP (complete the Certificate of Financial Responsibility and submit bank documents as outlined below). Application Steps & Requirements Step 1: Application Fill out ALCP Online Application Pay application fee Step 2: CFR Form Complete and sign Certificate of Financial Responsibility (CFR) Financial sponsor must sign CFR Submit original CFR Step 3: Financials Submit original bank statement or... [-]

Learn Chinese - Long Term Language Program

Dalian Polytechnic University
Campus Full time Part time 320 hours September 2017 China Dalian + 1 more

Long Term Language Program [+]

Best Course Studies in Area studies 2017. Learn Chinese in the heart of China at Dalian Polytechnic University 20 hours per week course. 100 hours total. Teaching schedule and teaching content can be adjusted upon applicant’s requests. Requirements Being aged at 18 to 65, and in good health, with no limitation on learning hours. Application Procedures Application Form For International Students To Study In DPU” 1 Photo(3cmX4cm) 1 Copy of passport Scholarships Types Amount(RMB) Chinese Government Scholarship: According to《Measures of Chinese Government Scholarship Status》 Liaoning Government Scholarship: According to《Measures of Liaoning Government Scholarship Status》 Dalian Municipal Government Scholarship: 15,000RMB/year DPU First-class Scholarship: 3,000RMB/year DPU Second-class Scholarship: 2,000RMB/year DPU Third-class Scholarship: 1,000RMB/year Individual Scholarship for Activities: 500RMB/year [-]