United Kingdom, Cambridge

University of Cambridge Interdisciplinary Summer Programme

when 3 July 2016 - 13 August 2016
duration 6 weeks

This interdisciplinary programme split into three two-week terms offers courses covering a wide variety of subjects, including archaeology, politics, philosophy, psychology, economics, education, literature, history of science and international relations. Participants may concentrate their studies on two or three courses in the same discipline or study more widely by choosing courses in differing subject fields.

The three terms are independent: you may enrol for one, two or all three. You are welcome to concentrate your studies on two or three courses in the same discipline or to study more widely by choosing courses in differing subject fields. There is a constant exchange of ideas between participants and lecturers across the interdisciplinary curriculum in each Term.

Academic Programme
• Two or three special subject courses
• Plenary lecture series
• Evening talks

Special subject courses
Central to your academic programme is a range of special subject courses. Each course consists of classroom sessions which are held on every weekday of the programmel and most are limited to 25 participants.

Plenary lectures
Lectures will consider significant literary, artistic, historical and scientific influences.

Evening talks
Invited speakers and members of the University will give a varied evening lecture programme, covering a wide range of subjects of current interest.

Course leader

Sarah J Ormrod

Target group

We welcome applications from all adult learners including university students, professionals and those with other experience who have an interest in the subject, regardless of educational background.

Course aim

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Credits info

The University of Cambridge does not use a credit system for the awarding of its internal degrees, and cannot award credit directly for its International Summer Programmes. Students wishing to obtain credit as a result of our evaluation should consult their own institutions in advance about the acceptability of the Summer Programmes evaluation for credit purposes.

Fee info

GBP 0: See website: http://www.ice.cam.ac.uk/intsummer