Program Details

Each course will comprise 48 contact hours over two weeks, usually 36 hours of lectures and 12 hours of classes or seminars. Ten courses have been confirmed for the 2014 LSE-UCT July School; which include Economic Challenges for African Development and A
Location:
London, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and the University of Cape Town (UCT) are pleased to offer the second LSE-UCT July School in July 2014. This innovative two-week programme provides students, graduates and professionals from across the globe, an exciting new opportunity to study important social sciences issues relevant to Africa today. The programme is taught from the University of Cape Town and LSE, two of the world’s leading institutions for teaching and research.

Each course will comprise 48 contact hours over two weeks, usually 36 hours of lectures and 12 hours of classes or seminars. Ten courses have been confirmed for the 2014 LSE-UCT July School; which include Economic Challenges for African Development and African Media in a Global Age, with more to be added.

The course is assessed through mid-term assessments and final examination, allowing the award of a graded certificate and transcript to participants who successfully complete the programme. Each course is delivered by one or more leading academics from LSE and/or UCT, supported by PhD students from the partner institutions as teaching assistants.
Setting Description:
This two-week summer school style programme will offer a range of exciting university-level courses, considering the academic and policy responses to the major social sciences issues of the 21st century, all with reference to Africa and its relations with the world today.
Cost:
The tuition fee for a LSE-UCT July School course is £1,350 standard rate £1,150 for student rate. The student rate is available to all current full-time university and high school students, and also to alumni of LSE and the UCT. A further £100 discount is available for all fully completed applications received by 24 April 2014, however this deadline has been extended, please contact LSE-UCT July school for further details.

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