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Summer Courses


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Summer Courses AT REGENT’s

Summer at Regent’s courses 2017 Monday 5 June to Friday 14 July

Monday 17 July to Friday 28 July

Monday 31 July to Friday 11 August

Pre-University Summer at Regent’s 1

Pre-University Summer at Regent’s 2

University Summer at Regent’s 1

University Summer at Regent’s 2

Liberal Arts Summer at Regent’s

Summer English Language Course at Regent’s Courses begin every two weeks. The first intake is on Monday 26 June and the last intake is on Monday 24 July.

‘Small classes give the opportunity for a lot of personal interaction with the teachers. The prime location in central London, in the middle of beautiful Regent’s Park is, of course, a bonus!’ Viktoria Eklund, Sweden


Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor I’m delighted to welcome you to the Summer at Regent’s programme. Situated on an idyllic private estate in royal Regent’s Park, the University has the most centrally located campus in London. Studying here puts you within easy reach of the city centre and all that London has to offer, as well as being an ideal gateway to historic Britain and continental Europe. With on-site accommodation and more than 30 years of experience as a leading Study Abroad destination, Regent’s is the ideal place to study in London and the UK. Our students enjoy a supportive, personal environment and go on to enter the world of work as entrepreneurs and leaders who think and operate globally. The University is intimate enough to feel like a home away from home. We offer you small class sizes and individual attention, with a curriculum that draws on the best of the UK and US education systems. With the most internationally diverse student body in the UK per capita, we are a globally focused teaching institution, specialising in English language teaching, Liberal Arts & Humanities, Business & Management, Politics & International Relations, Fashion & Design, Psychotherapy & Psychology, and Film, Media & Performance. I invite you to consider spending your summer at Regent’s. There is no better place to experience London.

Professor Aldwyn Cooper Vice Chancellor Regent’s University London


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Summer courses at Regent’s There are four ways you can enjoy Summer at Regent’s, depending on whether you are a university student or a pre-university student. All four courses run for between two and six weeks in summer 2017 and include accommodation at our stunning Regent’s Park campus in central London, where you will be living together with your classmates and new-found friends. Pre-University Summer at Regent’s 2 weeks or 4 weeks

University Summer at Regent’s 2 weeks or 4 weeks

If you plan to enrol at a university in London in the near future, then the Pre-University Summer at Regent’s course is the perfect way to find out about this amazing city and how it can enrich your education.

If you’re currently studying at a university outside London, you might like to spend your summer experiencing all that this wonderful city has to offer and learning about its long and varied history, culture and commerce.

Whether you choose to take a course in Creative Arts, Business or the Humanities, you will be able to experience Regent’s unique style of teaching in the mornings and take part in cultural and social activities in the afternoons and early evenings. By the end of your course, you’ll surely want to stay in this wonderful city for your undergraduate studies. Excursions and events Excursions and events will be particular to the summer course you choose, but all students participate in: One-day weekend excursions to places of interest outside of London, such as Oxford, Cambridge or Stonehenge Sporting activities in the campus grounds Film evenings Barbecues Karaoke nights

This course enables you to experience Regent’s unique style of teaching in the mornings and take part in cultural and social activities in the afternoons and early evenings. We’re sure that the University Summer at Regent’s course will not only make for a memorable summer, but also be of great benefit to your studies when you return to your home institution. Liberal Arts Summer at Regent’s 6 weeks If your home institution awards credits for courses taken at Regent’s, you might like to spend your summer at our beautiful campus in the heart of London. You will be able to study two courses from our Liberal Arts degree over six weeks at the same time as enjoying the many cultural and social activities that this incredible city has to offer outside of your classes.

We’re confident that by the end of your time with us, you’ll return to your home institution with far more than your additional credits. Summer English Language Course at Regent’s 2 weeks, 4 weeks and 6 weeks There’s no better place to study the world’s global language than in the heart of a global city like London. Studying alongside students from all around the world, you will take part in engaging and interactive classes (accredited by the British Council) and be taught by our highly trained staff, 80% of whom have a Master’s level teaching qualification. Classes begin every two weeks over the summer period and are offered in the mornings, with exciting cultural and social activities scheduled in the afternoons, early evenings and weekends. By the end of your summer with us, you’ll have improved your English skills and made a global network of friends.


‘Regent’s has students from all over the world. I really enjoyed learning about different cultures and making amazing friends.’ Shojain Vistro, Pakistan


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Studying at Regent’s Set in the heart of the UK’s vibrant capital city, Regent’s University London is a superb place in which to study and to explore over the summer. Our campus in Regent’s Park and our specialist facilities in Marylebone offer the ideal setting for your studies, just minutes away from all that central London has to offer. At Regent’s, we offer a unique brand of education, based on personal attention and an international outlook that underpins everything we do. Personal attention Here you will never be just another face in the crowd. This is a friendly place where staff and students know each other by name. We place a strong emphasis on faceto-face teaching time, giving you the individual attention you need to succeed. Class sizes are smaller than you will find elsewhere, and our teaching philosophy is based on developing strong learning relationships between students and staff. International outlook With 4,800 students from more than 140 countries worldwide, Regentʼs is a genuinely international community – the most internationally diverse university in the UK. You will make friends from all over the world, learn about other cultures, expand your outlook and build a network of friends and contacts for the future, even you’re only staying for a fortnight.

Beautiful surroundings in which to learn With mellow red-brick buildings set in 11 acres of private garden, our main campus in Regentʼs Park is a quiet, secluded haven in which to live and study, and is often considered to be the most beautiful campus in London. A short walk away, our theatre and design studios at Marylebone sit in a lively historical area that retains the artisan feel of the Georgian village it once was – a neighbourhood now known for its upmarket designer boutiques, cafés and design shops. Central London location You will be within easy reach of all that this exciting European city has to offer. We are close to the City of London and the West End, with easy access to Londonʼs famous theatres, galleries and museums, as well as major sporting and entertainment venues.


‘Life at Regent’s is very social, you’re always bumping into someone you’ve met. You feel like you’re part of one big family.’ Flur Harwood-Jones, UK


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Accommodation Our halls of residence are set in the beautiful, leafy grounds of our Regent’s Park campus, looking out over the gardens, lake and surrounding park. Living in halls allows you to relax and socialise on campus while being only a short walk away from the vibrant shops and nightlife of the West End. Reid Hall Housing 220 students, Reid Hall looks out over a lake and park surrounding the campus. A University representative is on duty at the front desk 24 hours a day. Rooms are available as singles, twins, or triples There are eight ground floor rooms that can be adapted for disabled users and have accessible bathrooms Single-sex bathrooms are located on the corridors of each floor There is also a pantry containing a kettle, sink and microwave on each floor There is a card-operated laundrette on the second floor and TV and computer area on the ground floor  All rooms have internet access Fresh linen is provided each week

Meal allowance Students living in University-managed housing on campus receive a meal allowance swipe-card as part of their accommodation arrangements. The card contains a set amount of credit for the duration of the course, which you can use to purchase soft drinks and food at any of the food outlets on campus. Campus security Your safety is of paramount importance to us. The University has 24-hour security on campus to offer peace of mind to both students and parents. Reid Hall also has its own 24-hour reception.


‘Living in student accommodation, I gained lifelong friends. The community at Regent’s is full of fun people, everyone is from so many different backgrounds with different cultures so it’s exciting to get to know everyone and make friends with people all over the world.’ Gabriella Gerardi, UK


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Life in London London has no parallel as an international city in which to live and study. Regent’s location at the heart of the UK capital puts you within easy reach of the world-class cultural, educational and leisure facilities that make London the top destination for visitors across the world. London has always attracted people from across the globe. More than 300 languages are spoken throughout the city, which is home to a hugely diverse population. It is a great place to be young – more than a quarter of the people who live here are under 25 and London has the highest concentration of university students in Europe. Around the campus London is famed for its green space, and Regentʼs Park – one of the cityʼs eight royal parks – is right on your doorstep. From here, you can walk to London Zoo, rub shoulders with the waxworks at Madame Tussauds, explore the markets and cafés of Camden, browse the upmarket shops in Marylebone Village or stroll down to busy Oxford Street. Central London attractions As well as enjoying your immediate surroundings, you will be ideally placed to explore all that London has to offer. We are close to Baker Street Underground station with its many Tube lines, so you will be no more than 20 minutes away from most of Londonʼs main attractions. The cityʼs shops, theatres, galleries, nightlife and sports venues are all within easy reach. With hundreds of cinemas and theatres, including the world-famous West End theatres and the National Theatre on the South Bank, you will have plenty of live and on-screen entertainment to choose from. Regentʼs is just a few stops on the Underground from the major sporting and music venues of the O2, Wembley Stadium and Wembley Arena. London is also a great place for street markets and open-air events. Around 250 festivals take place in the capital each year, including Europeʼs biggest street festival, the Notting Hill Carnival.

London as your classroom London is a wonderfully inspiring place in which to study. You will be surrounded by world-class architecture, museums, galleries and many other venues that offer endless opportunities for learning and research. The city boasts hundreds of world-class museums, such as the British Museum, Natural History Museum, the V&A and the Design Museum. There are more than 800 art galleries, including the major collections at Tate Britain, Tate Modern and the National Gallery. The British Library, with its unique resources, is a short bus or Tube ride from our campus. London is also a world capital for fashion and design. Many leading designers are based here, and you will be within easy reach of flagship fashion stores and the luxury shopping districts of Bond Street and Knightsbridge, as well as areas for alternative and vintage fashion, such as Spitalfields and Camden.


‘I get to study in the most amazing city in the world. No other city is so diverse. It’s like studying in five different cities at once.’ Julia Spaeth, Germany


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Pre-University Summer at Regent’s If you plan to enrol at university in the near future, then the Pre-University Summer at Regent’s course is the perfect way to find out about how studying in an amazing city like London can enrich your education. Dates Monday 17 July to Friday 28 July Monday 31 July to Friday 11 August

Arrivals Sunday 16 July and Sunday 30 July

Departures Saturday 29 July and Saturday 12 August

Cost One 2-week block £2,000

Two 2-week blocks £3,800

For details of courses, see pages 12-13. We offer special packages for school groups accompanied by a teacher. Please email shortcourses@regents.ac.uk for further information.

Whether you choose to take a course in Creative Arts, Business or the Humanities, you will have the opportunity to experience Regent’s unique style of teaching in the mornings and take part in cultural and social activities in the afternoons and early evenings. Who is it for? This course is designed for students aged 16 and over who are currently enrolled in the final two years of secondary/high school and who may be interested in studying at a London-based university. Welfare Students must be at least 16 years old at the start of the Pre-University Summer at Regent’s course. The welfare of students is of paramount importance to the University. We operate an Under 18s Safeguarding Policy, which helps make sure we provide, as far as is reasonably practicable, an environment that is safe from harm for children and young people.

Students aged 16 and 17 years old are: Issued with student ID cards that are clearly marked as ‘Under 18’ Housed together in the same area of our on-campus residence. Students in double and triple rooms share with students of the same gender who are also under 18 Assigned to designated members of staff in our on-campus residence, who can help if students need assistance outside class hours Required to return to the on-campus residence at specific times in the evening Asked to attend a weekly appointment with a welfare officer Required to have specific forms signed by their parents/carers before enrolment Escorted back to the University after taking part in off-campus trips and activities

University Summer at Regent’s If you’re currently studying at a university outside London, this course offers the chance to spend your summer experiencing all that this wonderful city has to offer and learning about its long and varied history, culture and commerce. Dates Monday 17 July to Friday 28 July Monday 31 July to Friday 11 August

Arrivals Sunday 16 July and Sunday 30 July

Departures Saturday 29 July and Saturday 12 August

Cost One 2-week block Two 2-week blocks

£2,000 £3,800

For details of courses, see pages 12-13.

Our two-week courses allow you to experience Regent’s unique style of teaching in the mornings and take part in cultural and social activities in the afternoons and early evenings. The Regent’s course will not only make for a memorable summer, but will also be of great benefit to your studies when you return to your home institution.

Who is it for? Students aged 18-plus who are currently enrolled on an undergraduate-level course elsewhere.


‘Studying at Regent’s University London is a very worthwhile opportunity because you are connected with people who are from all over the world and the experience is amazing.’ Jesús Franco Muñoz, Spain


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Summer at Regent’s courses All courses are two weeks long Subject Area

Course

Overview

Academic/skills content

Social/cultural content

Succeeding in fashion requires careful consideration, a great creative mind and strategic thinking. Gain an understanding of brand positioning and the true meaning of ‘fashion marketing’. You will acquire the skills to write a fashion business plan, and develop your competitive advantage. You will learn to create a contemporary fashion brand, why Snapchat may be a better campaign tool than Facebook and why the future of offline and online is ‘commerce convergence’.

• Research • Concept Development • Business Plans • Marketing Tools • Brand Identity • Trends • Social Media

Through learning how to create your own brand you will be immersed in contemporary fashion. Understanding how to position and promote your brand, you will learn the best ways to communicate with your target audience.

Preparing your Fashion Design Portfolio for University Entry

Preparing your portfolio for a university application may feel daunting but this two-week course will support you through this process. Exercises will develop your creative skills in developing a project focusing on the area you wish to apply for. You will be guided on the content and presentation of your portfolio.

• Drawing • Research • Printing • Colour • Photography • Three dimensional work • Idea development • Editing • Presentation

In the process of developing your skills and creativity you will be working alongside others and there will be many opportunities to discuss ideas and receive feedback. There will also be opportunities for exploring London through research trips.

Fashion Styling and Photography

An introduction to the relationship and creative worlds of the fashion stylist and photographer. You will plan and style your own fashion shoots, both on location and in our photographic studio. You will be introduced to the culture of styling and photography in different areas of fashion such as advertising and editorial. You will learn to manipulate images and create a printed and digital portfolio of your own styled fashion photographs.

• Digital Photography • Research • Photographic Shoots • Documentation • Image manipulation • Editing • Presentation

Opportunities to examine materials relating to contemporary fashion such as film, web and magazines, looking at trends, images and styling. Group and individual projects will include exploring locations around the city as well as working in the photography studio.

Introduction to Photography

New technologies offer unprecendented access to imagetaking, often at the expense of considered picture-making. This course looks at the techniques of ‘drawing with light’. You will explore basic camera functions and review your work alongside that of recognised greats, learning what makes a photograph outstanding. Using the University’s up-to-the-minute digital imaging technology you will use post-production software to enhance and optimise your pictures. You will come away with a portfolio of images to be proud of.

• Cameras • Lighting • Composition • Image manipulation • Post-production • Editing • Aesthetic • Presentation • Photography examples

This course will enable you to develop your own skills and aesthetic while learning about the cultural contexts of photography and how it has evolved. There will be opportunities to share and discuss ideas and explore locations in the city.

• Fashion and celebrity • Research • Networking and contacts • Etiquette • Communication • PR and Agents • Publicity • Trends • Social Media

This course will introduce you to the role of celebrity within our contemporary culture. You will learn about the power of celebrity and how to contact, communicate and work with celebrities and their agents. You will learn about celebrities as influencers and about how to ensure that brand personality is enhanced through attracting the right celebrity to represent a brand.

Drawing for Interior Design

This course covers the stages of visual presentation as part of the interior design process, from early concept sketches and technical drawing to design development drawing and visualisations. Studio activities will give you tips on how to make the most of available media and practical advice on visual communication of design ideas and final presentation. You will be guided through basic drawing and presentation techniques, and introduced to threedimensional thinking and analysis.

• Freehand drawing • Technical drawing • Visualisation • Design development • Presentation • Concept • Three-dimensional thinking • Analysis

Through lectures, workshops and demonstrations the course will help to build your confidence and ability to visualise and draw space by applying drawing methods to a design project. Studio activities give you opportunities to share knowledge and practice presenting your work.

Interior Architecture of London ‘Retracing the City’

Cities are always evolving. History, memory and time are part of the DNA of the urban environment. Every city is distinct due to its layout, its streets take us on a journey of possibilities while its walls confine us within its interiors. Studying London’s evolution through its architecture, you will explore not only its great monuments but also the everyday life of the city.

• Architectural periods and styles • Historical contexts • Theoretical contexts • Social, political and economic conditions • Urban development

Focusing on the key periods of architectural development and styles, you will explore the development of the architectural interior, its design and various historical contexts. You will learn about the social, political and economic conditions behind London’s development and experience its architecture through a series of city walks and site visits.

This introductory course will help you to understand what is needed to build a portfolio and decide whether Interior Design is the subject for you. You will be introduced to spatial exploration through sketching, drawing and model making. You will further develop your practical skills through completing a simple spatial design project for a portfolio, which can be used to apply for an interior design or foundation course.

• Practical and conceptual skills • Spatial exploration • Sketching • Design development • Model making • Visualisation • Presentation • Concept • Three-dimensional thinking • Analysis

You will gain a clear idea of how to develop further work that is appropriate for inclusion in your future portfolio. Studio activities give you opportunities to share knowledge and practice presenting your work.

Fashion and Design

Succeeding in the Fashion Industry

Fashion and Celebrity

Preparing your Interior Design Portfolio for University Entry

Celebrity sells. From Kate and Cara on the front row at Burberry to David Beckham’s own line for H&M. This course introduces how fashion and celebrity work together, teaching the skills and strategies to harness the power of celebrity. You will learn how to • Approach celebrities through agents and PR • Create publicity-generating celebrity fashion content for red carpets and fashion shows • Select the right celebrity for a fashion brand • Create a successful celebrity / fashion partnership


Social/cultural content

Introduction to the History of London

You will study the history of London and Londoners by looking at the varied historical evidence from Roman London to the Second World War and consider the impact that war had on ordinary Londoners.

Introduction to Religion in Contemporary London

You will be introduced to five of the major religious traditions of the world and explore key places of worship in London.

Visits to places of worship in London

Introduction to London’s Literature

Explore the works of writers who lived in or wrote about London and experience it for yourself.

Visits to museums and historical sites.

Introduction to Contemporary London Theatre

London is the capital of world theatre, and this course explores its diverse performance styles.

Field trips include a backstage tour of the National Theatre You will also visit a wide variety of other performance spaces, including pub theatres, West End theatres, workshop spaces and fringe venues.

Introduction to International Events Management

Are you a creative individual with strong organisational skills? Did you know that you can organise and deliver international events for a living? This course will introduce you to the exciting world of international events management and look at many different industries, including automotive, charity, fashion, music, sports and travel.

• Creating and designing exciting events • Organising and delivering impactful events • Legal and contractual event operations • Finance • Marketing • Managing risk • Career paths in the events industry

Visits to the London 2012 Olympics stadium in Stratford and an exciting London events venue, such as the Royal Albert Hall or Natural History Museum

The City of London Summer School (Financial Markets)

This is a course for students who have an interest in the stock market, bonds, currencies and derivatives and who are considering a career in finance. The City of London is the premier global market place for investing, trading and structuring financial products. You will gain insights into the mechanics of the market, its players, strategies and risks.

• Market mechanics • Financial roles and responsibilities • Strategy • Risk

Visits to banks, asset managers, hedge funds and private wealth firms.

Write a short film script in a group and learn to use professional camera, lighting and sound skills. Shoot your film in our TV studio, in the University’s beautiful grounds or the surrounding royal park. Edit what you’ve shot and take home your final London film.

• Writing • Production • Camera • Lighting • Sound recording • Post-production • Editing • Production management

A crash course working in a group on all film-making skills – writing, sharing the jobs on a film-set, then editing your final work. A genuine bonding team experience with new friends in a new city, ending in a genuine London story.

My London

Learn basic skills in camera, lighting, sound and editing. Once you’re up to speed, you’ll be given microphones and hand-held cameras and sent out into the streets and parks of London to make a living documentary about your London experience.

• Interviewing techniques • Scheduling • Research • Production management • Camera • Lighting • Sound recording • Post-production • Editing

All the skills of working in a group, planning to interview and film members of the London public and turning your London experience into a professional documentary to screen back at home.

The Actor in You

Discover your creativity through the craft of acting – no experience necessary. Workshops will enable you to free your imagination and to explore the creation of characters through performing scenes. Theatre visits will help you discover London’s exciting cultural scene.

• Acting • Improvisation • Voice • Movement • Performing

Acting is about playing as well as learning. You will explore techniques to build your confidence and communication skills alongside new friends.

Shakespeare: Watch and Perform

Working with professional tutors, you will learn how to perform Shakespeare’s texts with skill and understanding. You will explore speeches and scenes from his plays. Field trips will enable you to visit where Shakespeare lived and worked, and you will experience his plays brought to life on the London stage.

• Workshops to understand and perform Shakespeare’s texts • Acting approaches to classical texts • Shakespeare’s social and historical contexts • How Shakespeare’s plays work in performance

Lights, Camera, Action!

Subject Area

Film

Academic/skills content

Business

Overview

Humanities

Course

Performance

Enhance your acting skills through performing Shakespeare. Share in exploring London’s theatrical legacy, visiting iconic sites such as Shakespeare’s Globe.


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Liberal Arts Summer at Regent’s If your home institution awards credits for courses taken at Regent’s, where better to spend your summer than at our beautiful campus in the heart of London? You will be able to study two courses from our Liberal Arts curriculum over six weeks as well as enjoying the many cultural and social activities that this incredible city has to offer. We’re confident that by the end of your time with us, you’ll return to your home institution with far more than your additional credits. Dates Monday 5 June to Friday 14 July 2017

Who is it for? Students aged 18+ currently enrolled at another university.

Arrival Sunday 4 June

Credit mobility Upon successful completion of the Liberal Arts Summer at Regent’s course, you will receive an official Regent’s transcript that details the subjects you have studied with us and the grades you achieved. Please make sure that your home institution is able to convert this credit and count it towards your degree.

Departure Saturday 15 July

Cost

Liberal Arts

1 course 2 courses

£3,250 £4,250

Course title

Overview

Academic/skills content

Social/cultural content

Credit equivalent

History of London

You will study the history of London and Londoners, explore the varied historical evidence from Roman London to the Second World War and consider the impact that war had on ordinary Londoners.

• Discriminate between different types of historical information • Synthesise different forms of data • Explore varied historical viewpoints

Visits to significant sites and museums in London

6ECTS

Digital Photography

This course covers the basic concepts and practice of digital photography, including understanding and use of the camera, lenses, and other basic photographic equipment. You will produce photographs in response to seminars looking at the work of notable photographers, and give an oral presentation about the work of a photographer of your choice.

• Operating a DSLR camera • Adjusting image files on a computer • Presentations of established photographers to help underpin own creative work • Understanding visual communications

Creative work via photographic project

6ECTS

Contemporary Art

This course provides the opportunity to engage critically with contemporary art. You will make weekly visits to museums, galleries and exhibitions in non-traditional spaces, with their rich international exhibitions, enabling you to apply concepts discussed in the classroom directly to original works of art.

• Develop an understanding of a variety of culturally diverse art in London • Engage with various approaches to analyse contemporary art • Relate exhibitions visited to ideas and theories about art • Support critical positions in debate and written work

Visits to museums, galleries and exhibitions

6ECTS

London’s Literature

You will study a range of texts inspired by the city of London. The literature selected will date from any period between the Renaissance and the present day, and be among a range of literary styles.

• Develop comprehension of a range of London’s literary texts • Develop textual analysis and critical skills • Gain wider understanding of London’s history and development to inform readings • Integrate knowledge to address new questions, issues and evidence

Guided street tour in London

6ECTS

20th Century Britain

You will learn about the geography and politics of Britain. After briefly examining the legacy of the major events that shaped British politics and society before 1900, you will survey the major events that shaped Britain in the 20th century.

• Develop an understanding of Britain’s development through the 20th century • Explore a wide range of historical material • Develop debating and written skills supported by various forms of historical evidence

You will be introduced to five of the major religious traditions of the world and visit their places of worship in London.

• Develop understanding of how various religious traditions arrived in, adapted to and added to the culture of London • Learn and apply anthropological and sociological fieldwork methods • Gain an understanding of contemporary multicultural London

Visits to diverse places of worship in London

6ECTS

This course explores the musical as the predominant form of popular theatre since the 20th century, tracing the transition from musical comedies to fully integrated ‘book’ shows and then to ‘concept musicals’.

• Origins of the genre • Relationship between music and lyrics • Concept musicals • Globalisation of the form • Musical thrillers • Family shows • Film musicals

Includes attendance at relevant performances in London

6ECTS

Global Religion in Contemporary London That’s Entertainment: Britain and American Musical Theatre

6ECTS


‘Studying abroad at Regent’s was life-changing. It gave me the opportunity to immerse myself in a new culture, while expanding my education, not just in a classroom but throughout London as well. I would suggest this opportunity to anyone!’ Caitlin McMorrow, USA


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Summer Courses AT REGENT’s

Summer English language course at Regent’s There’s no better place to study the world’s global language than in the heart of a global city like London. Studying alongside students from all around the world, you will take part in engaging and interactive classes (accredited by the British Council) and be taught by our highly trained staff, 80% of whom have a Master’s level teaching qualification. Dates Arrivals: Sunday 25 June, Sunday 9 July and Sunday 23 July Departures: Saturday 8 July, Saturday 22 July and Saturday 5 August

Cost Two-week course 25 June – 8 July

£1,950

Four-week course 9 July – 22 July

£3,780

Six-week course 23 July – 5 August

£5,550

Classes begin every two weeks over the summer period and are offered in the mornings, with exciting cultural and social activities scheduled in the afternoons, early evenings and weekends. By the end of your summer with us, you’ll have improved your English skills and made a global network of friends. Academic/skills content 15 hours of tuition per week A course book and other materials Active learning through purposeful communication (not memorisation or repetition) Problem-solving skills and learning strategies Regular feedback and evaluation

All our courses are accredited by the

Social/cultural content Afternoon trips to London sights One full day excursion per week to places such as Oxford, Cambridge and Stonehenge

Member of

On-campus activities such as film evenings, barbecues and karaoke One evening activity each week in London’s West End, e.g. a musical or the London Eye

Who is it for? These courses are suitable for non-native English speakers who are enrolled in the final two years of secondary education and would like to improve their English language skills during their summer holidays. Students must be at least 16 years old upon the commencement of the course.


‘Being at Regent’s was the best time of my life: I made friends for life, learned a lot during lectures, enjoyed London and was able to perfect my English skills. An unforgettable experience!’ Susanne Faerber, Germany


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Course fees and deposits Course

One 2-week block

Two 2-week blocks

Pre-University Summer at Regent’s

£2,000

£3,800

£50

£500

University Summer at Regent’s

£2,000

£3,800

£50

£500

One course

Two courses

£3,250

£4,250

Course Liberal Arts Summer at Regent’s (6 weeks)

Course

2 weeks

4 weeks

6 weeks

Summer English Language Course at Regent’s

£1,950

£3,780

£5,550

Fees for all four courses include accommodation and a meal allowance. Deposits are non-refundable. All fees must be paid two weeks prior to the course start date. Fees paid (minus the deposit) are refundable if you cancel two weeks prior to the beginning of the course. No refunds will be given once a course has started.

Advance deposit Advance deposit fee for EU students for non-EU students

Advance deposit Advance deposit fee for EU students for non-EU students £50

£500

Advance deposit Advance deposit fee for EU students for non-EU students

£50

£400

The price for Pre-University and University Summer at Regent’s students who choose to take two 2-week blocks includes accommodation over the weekend of Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July.


How to apply To apply for Pre-University Summer at Regent’s, University Summer at Regent’s and Liberal Arts Summer at Regent’s, please download the appropriate application form at regents.ac.uk/summer-at-regents If you would like us to send you a copy, please email shortcourses@regents.ac.uk or call +44 (0)20 7487 7605 stating which course you wish to apply for. Please include the following supporting documents when submitting your application form: 1. A copy of your passport (or ID card for EU nationals) 2. Proof of your English language level (if you are a non-native English speaker) 3. A portrait photograph of yourself (in JPEG format) to be used on your Student ID card 4. A letter of motivation, explaining why you wish to take a ‘Summer at Regent’s’ course and what you hope to gain from the experience in terms of your future plans

Please email your completed application form and supporting documents to shortcourses@regents.ac.uk. Please note that we are unable to accept paper applications.

Once we receive your deposit, we will issue the final set of documentation, and (where needed) the relevant documentation in support of your visa application.

Teachers wishing to make group bookings for a school should contact shortcourses@regents.ac.uk

If you are unsure whether you will require a visa, please consult the UK Visas & Immigration website: www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa

What happens next? Once we’ve assessed your application, we’ll confirm your place on your chosen summer course and send you your offer.

While the University can offer help and support with applications to students who require a visa, please note that it is your responsibility to arrange the appropriate visa.

You can expect to receive a decision on your application within 10 working days of receipt of your completed application and supporting documents. In order to accept the offer, you must: Confirm your acceptance by emailing shortcourses@regents.ac.uk

Pay the non-refundable deposit

For the Summer English Language Course at Regent’s, please email elc@regents.ac.uk or call +44 (0)20 7487 7489 to request an application pack.


Summer Courses AT REGENT’s

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How to Find Us We look forward to welcoming you to Regent’s University London. Our campus in Regent’s Park and specialist facilities in Marylebone are a short walk from each other and are easily accessible by public and private transport.

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From St Pancras International, home to the Eurostar London Underground from Kingʼs Cross St Pancras to Baker Street station. Total journey time approximately 10 minutes.

From London Gatwick Airport Gatwick Express train service to Victoria station. London Underground from Victoria to Baker Street station. Total journey time approximately 60 minutes.

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