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Pre-University - Humanities

The University of Edinburgh

14 days
Duration
3995 GBP/full
3995 GBP/full
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About

This interdisciplinary Pre-University - Humanities course at The University of Edinburgh will introduce Humanities subjects such as literature, philosophy, history and art history. 

Overview

Located in the historic city of Edinburgh, students will embark on a scholarly adventure through a range of disciplines including literature, philosophy, history and art history. Students on this Pre-University - Humanities course at The University of Edinburgh will develop their academic skills and gain a fascinating insight into studying Humanities at university level. Using a range of modern and contemporary texts and artworks from Scotland, students will be introduced to relevant concepts and perspectives used in the study of the Humanities. 

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an appreciation of the Humanities and an ability to think intertextually.  
  • Identify research and critical thinking skills which are integral to studying the Humanities. 
  • Appraise the role and importance of the Humanities in Western culture. 
  • Examine some key concepts and perspectives employed in the Humanities. 
  • Demonstrate development of key academic skills required for study of the Humanities at undergraduate level. 

Programme Structure

  • The Pre-University Humanities course is for students who are interested in the interpretation and understanding of philosophical texts, historical events, literary and artworks. Examples from Scottish philosophy, literature, history and art history will be used to examine concepts and perspectives that are used in the study of these disciplines. 
  • Through lectures and tutorials, students will develop their skills in comprehension and analysis within a Humanities context. Lectures will frame texts and artworks within the cultural and historical context of the West, and through class discussion and group work, students will learn to compare these works from a multidisciplinary perspective. Students will also reflect on the role of the Arts and Humanities in contemporary society. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 14 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must be in penultimate year of high school and aged 16-18
  • Students must submit a Signed Parental Consent Form
  • Evidence of English language ability equivalent of IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3995 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3995 GBP for the full programme during 14 days.
  • National

    3995 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3995 GBP for the full programme during 14 days.

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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