Course in Cultural Studies

Top Course Studies in Cultural Studies

There are many types of courses. Courses of study require a set of core curriculum classes to be taken to complete the program. Courses can be taken on an individual basis as well. They typically last one academic term.

What is a course in cultural studies? This field studies the way that culture influences, creates and transforms individual experiences, social relations, power and everyday life. Courses combine the strengths of the social sciences and the humanities while drawing on methods and theories from sociology, history, economics, literary studies, communications studies and cultural anthropology. Courses in cultural studies tend to focus on perspectives and practices in various cultures, including Asian, African, American and Latin regions. They often pay attention to class structure, ideology, ethics, generations and other relevant factors.

Students of cultural studies learn to blend theory with research and are able to understand the people around them better. In addition, students develop international cultural sensibilities, making them more sensitive to differing cultures.

Because courses can be offered by a variety of institutions with varying objectives, costs may not be the same from one institute to the other. If you find a course you are interested in, contact the host for information concerning costs.

Many individuals majoring in cultural studies go on to have successful careers as artists, politicians, professors, lawyers, publishers, government aides and researchers. Strong written and verbal skills tend to make students eligible for jobs as copywriters, librarians, journalists, editors and literary agents. Creative problem-solving skills prepare students for careers as advertising assistants, marketing managers, cinematographers and teachers. The breadth and flexibility of students’ understanding of culture, makes movement among media industries possible.

Many cultural studies courses are available online. The depth and breadth of these courses depend on the university offering them and the overall objective. Introductory courses are a great way to test the waters of a potential field of study. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Course: The Jamaican Cultural Immersion Programme

University of the Commonwealth Caribbean
Campus Full time 2 weeks May 2018 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. [+]

Best Course Studies in Cultural Studies 2017/2018. 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. [-]

English & German Winter Course

University of Kassel
Campus Full time Part time 3 weeks December 2017 Germany Kassel + 1 more

The International Winter University at Kassel is the counterpart to the International Summer University being held every year during winter season. Just as the International Summer University, the winter school offers specially created modules, focusing on the main issues of the current globalization trends. [+]

International Winter University Kassel Winter Courses in the Heart of Europe The International Winter University at Kassel is the counterpart to the International Summer University being held every year during winter season. Just as the International Summer University, the winter school offers specially created modules, focusing on the main issues of the current globalization trends. Environmental Engineering Key topics: Wind energy, low energy housing, photovoltaics, solar thermal technology, renewable energy from biogas and wastewater, hydro power German Culture Studies Key topics: The "age of Goethe" (Goethe-Zeit), the end of the 19th century (Nietzsche), the revolutionary art movement (Bauhaus and Expressionism) The academic program is combined with an intensive German language course offered at different levels. The class concept has been designed to teach German in the most effective way: It combines lectures of higly competent teachers with practical exercises in everyday German life – the best way to directly experience a new language. In addition the program includes several leisure time activities, such as workshops as well as excursions to Frankfurt and Berlin. Students will be accommodated at a host family throughout their stay. Due to the diverse and exciting structure of academic seminars and highly realistic cultural modules the program guarantees a broad and realistic impression of Germany and daily life in modern German society. Study Program Relating to the overall topic of “New Perspectives for a Globalized World: Environmental and Cultural Dimensions” the International Winter University Kassel 2018 offers the seminars listed below. As a student at the... [-]

ESL Cultural Exposure Course

International School of Advanced Learning
Campus Full time 1 - 4 weeks September 2018 USA Allston

Explore Boston and discover the culture – all while immersing yourself in the English language and assimilating to local life. Step out of the classroom and learn by exploration, sightseeing and having fun. Watch yourself transform from a tourist to a local in just a few short weeks, and make lifelong friends and memories with other students along the way. [+]

EXPLORE BOSTON’S VIBRANT CULTURE WHILE IMPROVING YOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS THROUGH COMPLETE ENGLISH IMMERSION.

Explore Boston and discover the culture – all while immersing yourself in the English language and assimilating to local life.

Step out of the classroom and learn by exploration, sightseeing and having fun.

Watch yourself transform from a tourist to a local in just a few short weeks, and make lifelong friends and memories with other students along the way.

You will visit nationally-recognized museums and art galleries, explore historic parks and monuments, see local theater and music performances, and watch Boston’s beloved sports teams play ball.

Let us take you on a tour of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Common, or Fenway Park.... [-]


Arts and Culture Management Course

European School of Economics London
Campus Full time 1 semester September 2018 United Kingdom City of London

The ESE Professional Programme on Arts and Culture Management at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to create innovative leaders within the visual arts and culture field. Upon the completion of the course, students will have the opportunity to enter the pathway of the international art world within, for example, the museum environment and the art market. [+]

The ESE Professional Programme on Arts and Culture Management at the European School of Economics in Florence is designed to create innovative leaders within the visual arts and culture field. Upon the completion of the course, students will have the opportunity to enter the pathway of the international art world within, for example, the museum environment and the art market. The programme combines rigorous coursework taught by professional docents and valuable on-site learning opportunities, in order to distinguish students within the public, private and nonprofit arts environment. Course Title: ARTS AND CULTURE MANAGEMENT Campus: FLORENCE, LONDON Intake Dates: January, April, September Modules Offered*: Foundation in Art History Art Marketing and Business International Business Decision Making E-Business and E-Commerce * Modules may be subject to change Course Duration: 3-months (One Academic Term) Total Course Hours: 144 Mode of Delivery: Each module holds a weekly 3-hour class ttotal 12 hours per week, Monday to Friday) Course Assessment: Mid Term Assessment (30%) Final Assessment (70%) Language of Instruction: English Level of Instruction: Undergraduate Entry Requirements: Application form (click here to apply online) High-School Diploma Résumé / CV Intermediate command of the English language (TOEFL / IELTS is a plus) Photocopy of passport / ID document Three passport-sized photographs Non-refundable €50 application fee Maximum Number of Attendees: 30 (In order to provide a unique learning experience with a ratio between Professor to students, no more than 30 students will be admitted into this programme) Internship (optional): Upon successful completion of the programme participants may... [-]

Course in AQUAS – Academic qualification for University of Applied Sciences

IAS College
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Germany Lübeck

Through AQUAS students from abroad have the possibility to receive the final exam certification „Fachhochschulreife“, which allows to pursue further Bachelor studies at German Universities of Applied Sciences afterwards. [+]

About AQUAS

AQUAS – Academic qualification for University of Applied Sciences in Germany by IAS College and Designschule Schwerin:

Through AQUAS students from abroad have the possibility to receive the final exam certification „Fachhochschulreife“, which allows to pursue further Bachelor studies at German Universities of Applied Sciences afterwards.

Students can go on  studying any subject of choice offered by the University of Applied Sciences.

Admission Requirements

Who can apply for AQUAS?

- 11th class or 12th class finished and extra  certificate of in the broadest sense technical skills ( internship, any job experience or certificate courses, ... [-]


CULTURAL TOUR OF JOHANNESBURG AND GAUTENG

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time 2 weeks February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

We invite you to experience the spirit of Ubuntu on the UJ’s Cultural Tour Of Johannesburg and the surround. This is a two week programme offering excursions and classroom engagement on the culture of South Africa. [+]

We invite you to experience the spirit of Ubuntu on the UJ’s Cultural Tour Of Johannesburg and the surround. This is a two week programme offering excursions and classroom engagement on the culture of South Africa.

CULTURAL TOUR OF  JOHANNESBURG AND GAUTENG

We invite you to experience the spirit of Ubuntu on the UJ’s Cultural Tour Of Johannesburg and the surround. This is a two week programme offering excursions and classroom engagement on the culture of South Africa

LESEDI CULTURAL  VILLAGE

Lesedi Cultural Village was established in 1993. The vision - to provide an authentic showcase of the traditional cultures of some of the wellknown African tribes, who have their home in South Africa. Representatives of these tribes facilitated the design of the cultural villages to ensure an historically representative portrayal of the cultures, highlighting aspects of the traditional way of life. Members of these historic communities live at Lesedi and continue to breathe life into their fascinating cultures.... [-]


Dublin - Irish Studies

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2018 Ireland Dublin

In this program, you learn about Irish culture through courses in the humanities and social sciences that focus on themes of tradition, change, and identity in modern Ireland. Writing and literature courses tap into the rich artistic history of Ireland, and you may also choose to participate in an internship or service learning placement to complement your classroom learning. [+]

Best Course Studies in Cultural Studies 2017/2018. Overview Rich in culture and pride, modern Dublin is a vibrant city with more than half of its population under the age of 25. This colorful, cosmopolitan city is home to a world-class art scene and is known for its literature and famous writers, such as George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, and Samuel Beckett. In this program, you learn about Irish culture through courses in the humanities and social sciences that focus on themes of tradition, change, and identity in modern Ireland. Writing and literature courses tap into the rich artistic history of Ireland, and you may also choose to participate in an internship or service learning placement to complement your classroom learning. Dublin will also be your classroom. Explore the city’s well-known landmarks such as the River Liffey, St. Stephen’s Green, the Dublin Castle, and the Garden of Remembrance. Everything you do is part of your learning experience that helps you complete the picture of what Ireland has been through–and where it’s going. We want you to feel at home in Dublin, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into life in the city, from internships to cultural activities. Our orientation introduces you to this beautiful capital and helps you get to know your classmates and our staff. After you’ve created a home base, field trips introduce you to other regions of the country to help you make the most out of your study abroad experience. Quick Facts Center:... [-]

Winter Course in Central Europe: History & Culture – Architecture & Society

Palacky University
Campus Full time 2 weeks January 2018 Czech Republic Olomouc

After the success of our summer school, we are introducing the winter school! In two very comprehensive weeks, you will become familiar with the history, culture, architecture, and the society of Central Europe. Are you looking for an educational experience in Central Europe, where you can both learn and visit three capitals in the region during the beautiful winter time? Then apply now! [+]

After the success of our summer school, we are introducing the winter school! In two very comprehensive weeks, you will become familiar with the history, culture, architecture, and the society of Central Europe. Are you looking for an educational experience in Central Europe, where you can both learn and visit three capitals in the region during the beautiful winter time? Then apply now!

Leading topics of the winter school will concern the area of the history, culture and architecture of Central Europe (will be specified shortly).

Trips to Central European capitals:

Prague, Czech Republic Budapest, Hungary Vienna, Austria

Besides these trips, the winter school organises other activities during the two-week period aimed at giving you a thorough understanding of the Central European history. The knowledge gained during this winter school, is particularly of interest in the current, complex new era of globalisation.... [-]


Spanish Course - Superintensive (20 h / week)

ALICANTE – ELE USAL
Campus Full time 1 week Open Enrollment Spain Alicante

This superintensive course offers students the possibility of combining a Spanish Language and Culture intensive course (15 hours per week) with a 5-hour per week Conversation or a Spanish for Specific Purposes course. [+]

Best Course Studies in Cultural Studies 2017/2018. Description Our Spanish Language and Culture courses are intended for those students who want to learn Spanish in Alicante. They are offered at all levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (A1-A2-B1-B2-C1-C2). The main goal of this intensive course is to improve the students’ linguistic competence within an immersion cultural environment and through a communicative methodology in the classroom. Our courses offer meaningful practice in grammar, vocabulary, oral and written expression, all of it by using real situations and texts. Schedule Monday to Friday from 9:00am a 12:30pm (with a 30-minute break) and from 13:00 to 14:00. You will be asked to complete the oral part of the online placement test on the first day of classes so that we can determine your level of Spanish more precisely. This superintensive course offers students the possibility of combining a Spanish Language and Culture intensive course (15 hours per week) with a 5-hour per week Conversation or a Spanish for Specific Purposes course. Prices First week: 159 EUR/week Second and following weeks: 149 EUR/week Optional: Airport transfer: 50 EUR. Dates The courses start every Monday during the year. One lesson at ELE USAL Alicante is 55 minutes. Bank Holidays: In 2017, ELE USAL Alicante will be closed on the following Bank Holidays: April 13, 14 and 17 (Easter), April 27 (Santa Faz Pilgrimage), May 1 (Labour Day), August 15, October 9 and 12, November 1, and December 6 and 8. The classes... [-]

GAP YEAR & SEMESTER COURSES

Outward Bound Costa Rica
Campus Full time 65 - 85 days February 2018 Costa Rica San José

Our gap year and semester offerings allow students to learn and master new skills as they venture on challenging expeditions outside of the traditional classroom. [+]

Our gap year and semester courses are ideal for college students and recent high school graduates looking to test their tenacity and cultivate their personal leadership style in the unique tropical wilderness of Costa Rica, Panama, and Nicaragua. Academic credit available for those who apply. We have specifically designed our gap year and semester courses to be different from other outdoor programs, traditional study abroad alternatives, or any travel experience. Join us and see how much you can learn about yourself and the world around you with the tropical rainforests, rivers, and reefs as your classroom. For over 70 years, Outward Bound worldwide has provided high impact, life skills, and leadership development adventures. Tuition includes all room and board, technical gear, course activities, and in-country transportation. START DATE Fall 2017 Outdoor Leader Semester & Coast-to-Coast Semester Spring 2018 Outdoor Leader Semester & Coast-to-Coast Semester [-]

Preparatory Course in Italian Lifestyle, Culture & Language

Accademia del Lusso
Campus Full time 3 months July 2018 Italy Milan

Course objectives: to prepare students in the Italian language, teach them about Italian culture & lifestyle, and provide knowledge of some basic principles of fashion and design. [+]

Best Course Studies in Cultural Studies 2017/2018. Preparatory courses are available to those who have already enrolled onto a Master’s, 1-Year Intensive, or 3-Year Course at Accademia del Lusso. They take place during the months before each academic year starts, usually between July and October. Preparatory Courses are directed at students who would like to improve their language skills before beginning their subsequent Fashion or Design course at Accademia del Lusso. They also serve to help students take the first step towards a successful integration into their new social and professional environment in Milan. Course objectives To prepare students in the Italian language, teach them about Italian culture & lifestyle, and provide knowledge of some basic principles of fashion and design. Some of the subjects taught in this programme Italian Language: grammar & comprehension of texts Technical jargon related to the Fashion Sector Made in Italy & Italian Luxury Industry Italian Culture & Lifestyle Structure Duration: 3 months Attendance Mode: Full-time (compulsory) Language: Italian Limited class size Entry requirements Must be already enrolled on a Master’s, 1-Year Intensive, or 3-Year Course at Accademia del Lusso. [-]

Volunteer Program in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mente Argentina
Campus Full time 4 - 18 weeks February 2018 Argentina Buenos Aires

Mente Argentina has designed a unique volunteer experience in Argentina, which is the perfect way to meet new people, immerse yourself in Argentine culture and make a difference abroad [+]

Volunteer Program in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mente Argentina has designed a unique volunteer experience in Argentina, which is the perfect way to meet new people, immerse yourself in Argentine culture and make a difference abroad.

As part of the Mente Argentina Volunteer Program in Buenos Aires, Argentina, you will work on locally run projects that benefit the community and improve the environment in which they live.

You will become part of the local community in Buenos Aires and have the kind of authentic cultural experience that tourists dream about. While working on your project, you will make lasting friendships and meet fun travel companions. You will also have time free to travel and head out on your own adventures or explore Argentina and South America with other Mente Argentina Participants!... [-]


Course in Integrated Social Science Inquiry: Pilgrim and Puritans and the founding of America

American College of Norway
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Norway Moss

In this course we focus on Pilgrims and Puritans, the principal protagonists of Colonial America. [+]

Best Course Studies in Cultural Studies 2017/2018. Please be aware, you must enroll as a full time student at The American College of Norway and that means that you must study 5 of our courses (Totaling 15 credit). We will communicate with you to discuss which of our other courses you would like to include. In this course we focus on Pilgrims and Puritans, the principal protagonists of Colonial America. We trace their beginnings in England, follow them as they settle in the Netherlands, and further on to their move to New England and the establishment of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. We will examine the ethos of Puritanism and discuss their influence in the creation of the United States of America. An optional compliment of this course will be a visit to Amsterdam and Leiden in the Netherlands where the Pilgrim Fathers settled before moving to the New World. [-]

Course: Jamaican Cultural Immersion Programme

University College Of The Caribbean
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2018 Jamaica Kingston

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

The Jamaican Cultural Immersion Programme The programme is a three (3) week long, three (3) credit offering which explores the Jamaican culture through an intensive (on-campus) study and field experience. Topics include an overview of linguistic, historical, geographical, socio-political, economic, and artistic expressions of the country. The highly recognized brand of Jamaica provides a unique cultural mix, reflective of the global community and as articulated in the country’s motto; “Out of Many, One People”. The country’s internationally renowned excellence in foods, the arts, sports, dance and music, provides areas of specialty interface for participants, all in one geographic space, which defines the value advantage of the UCC Jamaican Cultural Immersion experience. [-]

PRIVATE Chinese + HOMESTAY

Beijing International Chinese College
Campus Full time 1 - 44  Open Enrollment China Beijing

If you want to focus on special area of Chinese language, then Private classes are perfect for you: 2 lessons per class and you can take as many classes as you want, The schedule is flexible the teacher's attention is just for you. After few months you can pass HSK 4, [+]

Best Course Studies in Cultural Studies 2017/2018. If you want to focus on a special area of Chinese language, then Private classes are perfect for you: 2 lessons per class and you can take as many classes as you want, The schedule is flexible the teacher's attention is just for you. After few months you can pass HSK 4. The One-on-One class can be held either in the morning, afternoon or evening, during the week or on weekends, The duration of the class: 50 minutes/lesson. During your Homestay in Beijing, the family will provide half board accommodation i.e. breakfast and evening meal. If you have any special dietary requirements, you should inform us of this before you arrive so we can select the most suitable family for you. For the homestay,1 week is 7 days and for 1 semester is 26 weeks long & 1 year is 48 weeks. The prices are for 10 lessons per week. If you want more lessons, please calculate 135RMB per lesson (for private classes) 1 week 3995rmb 4 weeks 14730rmb 12 weeks 40260rmb 24 weeks(1 semester) 79915rmb 44 weeks(1 year) 147120rmb [-]