Preparatory Year in Humanities Studies

Top Preparatory Year Programs in Humanities Studies

Humanities Studies

Anyone planning on pursuing a higher education may find that it is invaluable to take preparatory year courses. These classes will prepare you for what will be expected of students in an actual undergrad program.  

Humanities and social sciences is an area of study which prepares students for a huge variety of industries when it comes time to choose a career. Social workers, artists and teaching careers are popular options for those who complete these courses.

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Philology - Bachelors (Preparation course for a Bachelor's degree in Czech for Foreigners)

Charles University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Czech Republic Prague

In the preparation course for studying bachelor degree in Czech for Foreigners (within the studying field Philology) we offer [+]

In the preparation course for studying bachelor degree in Czech for Foreigners (within the studying field Philology) we offer for students morning lessons focused on the current Czech language at the appropriate level according to CEFR and in accordance with the requirements for entrance exams. Basic preparation of linguistic, literary, historical, sociocultural and sociogeographic studies takes place in the form of afternoon interactive workshops. The content of teaching in seminars is adapted to the specific requirements of the university entrance examinations in the given field. Teachers from Czech departments of higher education universities will lecture all courses and workshops. Students acquire knowledge of the Czech environment through regular cultural activities. Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer an active cultural program which focuses on literature, film, art and music. Additionally, student participate in favorable educational walking tours with expert guides. Richly stocked library is available to students daily. Students may borrow literature required for the entrance examinations in the given field in the Czech language (e.g. grammar books of the Czech language, dictionaries, basic linguistic literature and manuals on the theory and history of literature, Czech textbooks, Czech fiction, audio / video materials). Student may take advantage of available individual consultations. The total number of lessons per week is 35 (out of which 25 lessons of Czech language in the First semestre and 20 lessons of Czech language in the Second semestre). Detailed information on the number of special courses can be found in the table below.... [-]


Humanities and Artistic fields - Masters (Preparatory Courses for University Study)

Charles University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Czech Republic Prague

Do you have a Bachelor's degree and would like to continue your studies in the Czech Republic? Register for one of our courses in [+]

Do you have a Bachelor's degree and would like to continue your studies in the Czech Republic? Register for one of our courses in Prague-Krystal!

Students will study the Czech language intensively, before bringing in the specialist subject knowledge for Humanities.

The winter semester is predominantly dedicated to the study of the Czech language. In this course students will acquire basic communicative skills and a level of Czech grammar appropriate to everyday situations. A large emphasis is placed upon written comprehension and the ability to express oneself independently.

From the fourth month of the course students will begin learning the terminology necessary for the study of the humanities (e.g. reading and analysing academic texts). In the summer semester students attend a preparatory seminar for the university entrance exams and also attend subject lectures at university.... [-]


A-Level Course

Abbey College Cambridge
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Cambridge

Our A-Level courses are taught over 18 months or two years. The two year course starts in September and the 18 month course starts in January. Students take four subjects in their first year and three or four subjects in their second year. [+]

Our A-Level courses are taught over 18 months or two years. The two year course starts in September and the 18 month course starts in January. Students take four subjects in their first year and three or four subjects in their second year. Students with IELTS (or equivalent) of below 6.5 will also study English for Academic Purposes during their first year of A-Level study.

Subjects:

Art and Design Biology Business Studies Chemistry Economics English Literature History Maths and Further Maths Modern Foreign Languages Psychology

A-Level Entry Requirements

Course Start Date and Length: September (2 years), January (18 months) English Level (minimum): IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent) Age: 16 – 19 years on entry Qualifications: 5 GCSE passes at grade C, or their equivalent ... [-]

Academy Year Program

Bard College Berlin
Campus Full time 1 week October 2018 Germany Berlin

The Academy Year program is ideal for high school graduates who are exploring possibilities of further study at university, or who wish to try out undergraduate studies in the humanities through English in Bard College Berlin's international environment. Academy Year students take part in the first-year core curriculum along with incoming BA students. [+]

The Academy Year program is ideal for high school graduates who are exploring possibilities of further study at university, or who wish to try out undergraduate studies in the humanities through English in Bard College Berlin's international environment. Academy Year students take part in the first-year core curriculum along with incoming BA students.

Besides this core program which provides fundamental knowledge of the key intellectual movements and works that founded the disciplines of the humanities, the Academy Year also includes a wide range of elective courses in literature and the arts, politics and the social sciences, and film and the practicing arts. Academy Year students may also pursue language study in German from beginner to advanced level. Academy Year students are full members of Bard College Berlin's academic community and take part in its extra-curricular clubs and societies as well as the public lecture series. ... [-]