Program Details

Cape Town: A Society in Transition examines the impact of political change and changes in the burden of disease on community health. Students also examine how primary health care is delivered through the South African health-care system. Educational and S
Location:
Cape Town, South Africa
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Cape Town: A Society in Transition is a three-week course spent in Cape Town and includes lectures, seminars, and field trips in the Western Cape. Educational and Social Reform in South Africa explores cultural centers and museums to get a deep understanding of the issues facing South Africa today and to gain insight into the role that education is playing in its continued development.

Cape Town: A Society in Transition examines the impact of political change and changes in the burden of disease on community health. Students also examine how primary health care is delivered through the South African health-care system. Educational and Social Reform in South Africa focuses on issues related to social reform while engaging in research and field projects. The program visits K-16 institutions and educational facilities to show how South Africa is changing post-Apartheid.

Cape Town: A Society in Transition includes 6 credits, housing, and activities. Educational and Social Reform in South Africa includes 6 credits, housing, and activities.
Setting Description:
Cape Town: A Society in Transition demonstrates democratization in the Republic of South Africa brought about by the change in government and the end of apartheid in 1994. Educational and Social Reform in South Africa begins in Cape Town and ends in Tshwane/Pretoria.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
No
Scholarships Description:
Students can transfer their federal financial aid from their home institution to help pay for their tuition at NYU Shanghai. Visit the financial aid office at your home school to learn more about consortium agreements.

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