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Summer courses are an excellent way to receive additional training in a specific field of study or may bridge the gap between two academic years. A wide variety of subject matter is available to those interested in enrolling in a summer course.

Journalism refers to writing about current events for broadcast news on radio or television, or printed articles for newspapers and other publications. Journalists help stimulate and engage the general public and help inform readers and viewers of the world around them.

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International Programs at Tufts University

Our International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate engineering programs by providing focused training in academic speaking and research writing. During ... [+]

Our International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate engineering programs by providing focused training in academic speaking and research writing. During the six-week program, you will build skills to thrive in graduate school and the workplace. You’ll also earn credit hours in a special course taught by faculty from Tufts School of Engineering.

Program Requirements

To apply for this program you must have:

A completed undergraduate degree An intention to pursue STEM-related studies at a university or college A minimum TOEFL score of 71 (internet), 197 (computer), or 530 (paper)

Note that priority will be given to incoming Tufts M.S. students.

Program Cost ... [-]
USA Medford
July 2019
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
Ghent University - Summer School

TRANSFERSKILLS 2019 (www.transferskills.be) is a two-week summer school organised at Ghent University (Belgium) from July 8 to 19, 2019, offering a toolbox of transferrab ... [+]

Are you looking for a way to lift your performance and make your approach highly appreciated in any professional environment?

Transferskills 2019 (www.transferskills.be) is a two-week summer school organised at Ghent University (Belgium) from July 8 to 19, 2019, offering a toolbox of transferrable skills that determine HOW you do the job, as opposed to technical skills, determining WHAT you do.

Transferskills 2019 offers training in teamwork and motivation, meeting skills, presentation and (popular) writing skills, relational behaviour, conflict handling, cross-cultural intelligence, project management, job-seeking, CV writing and interviewing skills, research ethics, etc. The training modules will allow you to do more in less time and create a healthy and pleasant work environment. ... [-]

Belgium Ghent
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Prague Film Insitute

Prague Film Institute offers summer courses every year. They are shorter courses during which our teachers give you the very fundamentals from the world of film: screenwr ... [+]

Prague Film Institute offers summer courses every year. They are shorter courses during which our teachers give you the very fundamentals from the world of film: screenwriting, cinematography, editing and computer game design. Choose a topic that is closest to your heart and that interests you the most. Upgrade your education during your holidays and take advantage of the Prague Film Institute summer courses. Get inspired by experienced lecturers and learn practical skills from the best filmmakers.

Have you traveled abroad and done nothing for too long? Come take part in our Prague Film Institute summer courses. Start your career in directing, production or animation. Get inspired by world-renowned filmmakers. Every year we prepare specialized courses for you during the summer where you can improve your knowledge in a particular area. Whether it is theme, screenwriting, camera, editing or directing, there is something for everyone at our film school.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague 5
July 2019
Full-time
8 weeks
Campus
Bifröst University

This program will take place from June 29 to July 13, 2019. On June 29th, an orientation session given by the Program Coordinator will introduce the participants to the p ... [+]

The Entrepreneurial Woman of the 21st Century Bifröst University Iceland June 29 - July 13 Program Overview

This program will take place from June 29 to July 13, 2019. On June 29th, an orientation session given by the Program Coordinator will introduce the participants to the program and the campus. The welcome dinner will take place on the evening of June 29th.

The University organizes a bus pick-up from Reykjavik to Bifröst on June 28th at 18:00 so participants are advised to book their flight tickets for arrival in Iceland on June 27th or 28th.

Participants are advised to book their flight ticket from Iceland after 14:00 on July 14th. The airport shuttle will arrive at the airport around 12:00 on July 14th.... [-]

Iceland Borgarnes
June 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds‎

Professional coaching, interactive workshops and a variety of debating opportunities create a stimulating environment where our summer students can immerse themselves in ... [+]

The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world renowned and stunning university towns of St Andrews or Cambridge in the UK or New Haven, Connecticut in the United States.

Professional coaching, interactive workshops and a variety of debating opportunities create a stimulating environment where our summer students can immerse themselves in the exciting academic world of debate. Guaranteed to give participants the edge by developing the skills and confidence to express themselves effectively.

Whether beginners or seasoned veterans, our summer students will benefit from expert tuition in the art of public speaking, covering all aspects of debate including delivery, organisation, evidence analysis, argument invention and debating theory.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews Cambridge USA New Haven  + 1 More
June 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
SOAS Summer School

Peoples from all over the world today face multiple challenges in the 21st Century; Diplomacy is a key to addressing them. Whether it is Climate Change, resource and food ... [+]

Programme Description

Peoples from all over the world today face multiple challenges in the 21st Century; Diplomacy is a key to addressing them. Whether it is Climate Change, resource and food scarcity, WMD proliferation, disease epidemics, migration. Understanding Diplomacy - based on three key concepts as Communication, Representation and Negotiation - allows us to understand how these issues are addressed - who are the winners and who are the losers.

This summer school course offers students the opportunity to develop and enhance their skills in a professional setting, while engaging directly with practitioners. Taking advantage of London’s positioning as a hub of Diplomatic activity, students will engage with practising diplomats and have the opportunity to visit a number of London’s Diplomatic sites including Embassies and Foreign and Commonwealth Office.... [-]

United Kingdom London
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
ESRA - École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle

This program introduces students to directing, shooting, and editing a short movie (3 to 5 minutes long). ... [+]

Our summer programs offer eligible students from all the world the opportunity to engage in challenging academic work in the company of peers who share their exceptional abilities and love of learning. All faculty at ESRA are recognized teachers and working professionals. Our focus is on rigorous academics and learning but also on the social experience that results from bringing international students together. This program introduces students to directing, shooting, and editing a short movie (3 to 5 minutes long). Students learn to write their scripts, how to use digital filmmaking equipment during workshop sessions and go into production. It introduces students to every step from the creative idea to the finalization of a short movie project. During the first two weeks of the program, courses cover the theoretical approach of storytelling and narrative structure, visual grammar, light, and image and students develop their own script during workshop sessions. During the last two weeks of the program, students direct, shoot and edit a three to the five-minute short movie. This program features lectures, screenings, and discussion of classic movies, practical workshops, and field experience. The program lasts 4 weeks and can be divided into two parts of 2 weeks that can be taken individually during the month of July.It is available in Paris and Nice in France and in Brussels Belgium. ... [-]

France Paris Nice Belgium Brussels  + 1 More
July 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 weeks
Campus
New College Group

Experience an amazing summer full of activities – and learn English! Students can expect a full daily programme of studying English, social activities and excursions, and ... [+]

Learn English & HAVE FUN!

Experience an amazing summer full of activities – and learn English! Students can expect a full daily programme of studying English, social activities and excursions, and fun and friendly staff – with plenty of opportunities to make new friends from all over the world. Now with exciting new locations available.

CHOOSE YOUR LOCATION: London

KEY FACTS

Theme: Explore London Ages: 12 to 17 Accommodation: Standard or ensuite residence Meal plan: Full board Location: Avery Hill Campus, University of Greenwich, London Dates: 30 June 2019 – 28 July 2019 Manchester

KEY FACTS

Theme: Media & Technology Ages: 12 to 17 Accommodation: Single room with ensuite bathroom Meal plan: Full board Location: University of Salford, Manchester Dates: 30 June 2019 – 11 Aug 2019 York ... [-]
United Kingdom Manchester Ireland Dublin York London  + 2 More
June 2019
Full-time
Campus
Prague Film School

Covering screenwriting, directing, camera, editing, and sound, the four-week summer workshops at Prague Film School are designed to lead the student from story idea to fi ... [+]

SUMMER 2019

Dates:

June Filmmaking Workshop:June 2 - June 29July Filmmaking Workshop: June 30 – July 27August Filmmaking Workshop: July 28 - August 24

Each participant shoots his or her own film.

Covering screenwriting, directing, camera, editing, and sound, the four-week summer workshops at Prague Film School are designed to lead the student from story idea to finished short film.

The first two weeks of the program are classroom-based – introducing the fundamentals of directing, screenwriting, editing, cinematography, and sound while also prepping students for their end-of- workshop short film. Each student writes and directs his or her own short while also working on other student productions in various crew capacities.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
Open Enrollment
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

Two weeks of education and workshop activities as well as networking, socialization, match making and relax. At the beginning of the first week will be presented the chal ... [+]

About

Two weeks of education and workshop activities as well as networking, socialization, matchmaking and relax. At the beginning of the first week will be presented with the challenges launched by the companies involved in the program and on which the course participants will be called to work in groups of 4-5 people. At the end of the first week, the first draft of the project that the groups are carrying out will be presented. At the end of the second week, the final version of the projects will be presented. Digital Humanities Theoretical-practical lessons on the most advanced tools, technologies and methods of the digital humanities world.

AIM ... [-]
Italy Lucca
June 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
IES Abroad

Intern in the financial hub and largest city of China—Shanghai. This thoroughly modern city, nicknamed “the Paris of the East”, features a heavy influence from Western bu ... [+]

Overview

Intern in the financial hub and largest city of China—Shanghai. This thoroughly modern city, nicknamed “the Paris of the East”, features a heavy influence from Western business, culture, and architecture. As an IES intern in Shanghai, you’ll be fully immersed in the multicultural life of this metropolis. Imagine heading to work by ferry, subway, bus, or foot. Then later enjoying lunch from any one of the 23 Chinese provinces or cuisine from more than 20 countries.

An IES Internship in Shanghai develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market. You’ll be guaranteed an unpaid placement at a local business or organization, where you’ll work for at least 32 hours a week. We will work with you to find the closest placement match between your professional and personal goals with what’s available in Shanghai.... [-]

China Shanghai
June 2019
Full-time
8 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

The Digital Strategy and Social Media Summer Course is divided into two parts, each one lasting two weeks. ... [+]

THIS PROGRAM IS TAUGHT IN SPANISH The Digital Strategy and Social Media Summer Course is divided into two parts, each one lasting two weeks.

Course Objectives: to acquire a deep understanding of the work carried out by a Strategic Planner and Social Media Manager. to learn to develop a social media strategy for any brand or institution. to learn to use the necessary tools to build a brand message in social networks and to monitor existing mentions and conversations. to delve into existing channels and to learn about regulations and professional deontology.

Social networks have turned into the place where brands interact with their target customers and represent a great opportunity to participate in the client’s life. Companies have therefore assimilated social media in their global communication strategy. A Social Media Manager is the spokesperson of a brand for the internet, and should be an experienced communication expert capable of building contents, dealing with communities. He should be proficient in social media and skilled at monitoring web reactions, through specific tools that allows him to examine information that he can pass on to Communication and Marketing managers. Programme: the Web 2.0 and social networks. How to design a social media strategy. Monitoring: analytics tools and reports. Social networks: Tuenti, Twitter, LinkedIn. User-generated content platforms: YouTube, Flickr. Corporate blogs. Brand content-generating, storytelling. SEO and SEM. Geolocation and mobility. Online reputation. How to measure ROI and ROR. Final project.... [-]

Spain Madrid
July 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
Arts University Bournemouth - Summer Courses

The UK film industry continues to be one of the world’s greatest providers of cinematic entertainment and asks for passion, creativity, technical ability, vision, researc ... [+]

About

From scriptwriting to finished film, a chance to learn about the fundamentals of filmmaking.

Course highlights include:

Create a short film from initial idea through to post-production Learn the fundamentals of filmmaking Storyboard Development: Narrative Techniques Script Writing and Developing Drafts Production Design Casting and Rehearsals The Art of Directing; Working with Actors Lighting a Scene Camera Angles and Shot Selection 2 – 3 Days Live Film Shooting Editing and Post Production techniques Sound Editing Film screening with a group critique

The UK film industry continues to be one of the world’s greatest providers of cinematic entertainment and asks for passion, creativity, technical ability, vision, research and commitment. Ideal for those with an interest in pursuing film or media-related studies, this intense and fast-paced course will give you the chance to explore a variety of roles within the filmmaking process and develop an understanding of both the creative and technical aspects of making a film.... [-]

United Kingdom Bournemouth
July 2019
Part-time
3 weeks
Campus
Helsinki Summer School

Humour, media and power are intertwined in many different ways. Publicity of politics is more entertaining-oriented than before, and our entertainment deals with politics ... [+]

Humour and Power in Media Society

ORGANISER:

Department of Social Research, University of Helsinki

Related Degree Programmes:

Master’s Programme in Global Politics and Communication Politiikan ja viestinnän maisteriohjelma

DATES:

8.-24.8.2017

PRICES:

850-1400 EUR

CREDITS:

5 ECTS

COORDINATOR:

Joonas Koivukoski

Target students

The course is designed for Master’s degree students of social sciences, media and communication, journalism, cultural studies, politics, literature, arts, or sociology.

Synopsis

Humour, media and power are intertwined in many different ways. Publicity of politics is more entertaining-oriented than before, and our entertainment deals with politics more explicitly. This course explores how politicians, advertisers, activists, satirists, and we as audiences use humour to make sense of topical issues and our lives. The rising significance of promotional and popular culture, as well as humour scandals and TV satire, are explored in order to provide an overview of politics of humour.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
August 2019
Full-time
17 days
Campus
Summer School at Bauhaus University Weimar

At the start of this course we visit an art exhibition and research the accompanying media, such as catalogues, website, flyers etc. Based on your experience you develop ... [+]

»RE.ACTION – ARTISTIC DIALOGUES«

BE INSPIRING AND GET INSPIRED - SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE - AND GET NEW WORK DONE!

At the start of this course we visit an art exhibition and research the accompanying media, such as catalogues, website, flyers etc. Based on your experience you develop an artwork responding to the exhibition. You are free to choose your preferred media, such as drawing, typography, photography, installation etc., and are encouraged to blend them.

At the following step each work rotates to another student and acts thereupon as a starting point for his/her new artistic response. This rotation principle varies by a defined schedule during the 2-week-term regarding space, time, rhythm, media or team partners. We discuss how the results interdependent, what media qualities emerge, and how to create image documentation of the process that is adequate to the individual results.... [-]

Germany Weimar
August 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus