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Modules and Pathways

You can study on the International Summer School for either three weeks or six weeks, either on-campus or online.

If you wish to study with us on-campus, you can:

  • Choose the three-week programme and study up to four modules, earning up to 20 UoL credits or 10 ECTS.
  • Choose the six-week programme and study up to eight modules, earning up to 40 UoL credits or 20 ECTS.
  • Per 3 week block, you can choose all your 5 credit modules from one specialist pathway, pick and mix four 5 credit modules from across pathways.
  • Choose one 5 credit module from each block (A,B,C,D)

If you wish to study with us online, you can:

  • Choose one 15 credit module per 3 week block, earning up to 15 UoL credits or 7.5 ECTS.

 

    Modules in the week 1-3 programme

    The programme in weeks 1-3 gives you the opportunity to study in the following subject areas:

    • Global Grand Challenges
    • Historical Perspectives
    • International Cross-Border Concerns

     

    Block A

    Module

    Pathway

    Art and Public Sculpture in Liverpool Historical Perspectives

    Psychology of Communication

    International Cross-Border Concerns

    Global Marketing - Thinking Global, Acting Local

    Global Grand Challenges

    Block B

    Module

    Pathway

    Vikings in Britain

    Historical Perspectives

    Cultural Diversity and Global Communication Trends

    International Cross-Border Concerns

    Critical Thinking in an Age of Fake News and False Information

    Global Grand Challenges

    Block C

    Module

    Pathway

    English Communication Skills

    NON-CREDIT BEARING

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    International Cross-Border Concerns

    Block D

    Module

    Pathway

    Liverpool, a City of Transformations

    Historical Perspectives

    International Relations

    International Cross-border Concerns

    Challenges in Global Health

    Global Grand Challenges

    Please note: 5 credit modules are for on-campus study only.

    15 Credit Modules

    For the Weeks 1-3 Programme, the following 15 Credit modules are available:

    • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Global Challenges, Local Action, Achieved Outcomes
    • Cemented by Blood: Liverpool and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
    • Intercultural Leadership and Business

    Please see our Module Guide for more information.

    Please note: 15 credit modules are for online study only for summer 2021.

     

    Modules in the week 4-6 programme

    The programme in weeks 4-6 gives you the opportunity to study in the following subject areas:

    • Communication in a Connected World
    • Doing Business
    • Liverpool DNA
    • Science Without Borders

     

    Block A

    Module

    Pathway

    60's Culture: Beatles, Merseypoets and the Visual Arts in Liverpool

    Liverpool DNA

    Sustainable Development: Case Studies in Liverpool City

    Science Without Borders

    Consumer Behaviour

    Doing Business

    An Introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language

    Communication in a Connected World

    Block B

    Module

    Pathway

    Liverpool, City of Music

    Liverpool DNA

    Supply Chain Management

    Doing Business

    Topical Conversations in Psychology Communication in a Connected World 

    Block C

    Module

    Pathway

    Football City - Sport and Culture in Liverpool

    Liverpool DNA

    Leadership in Contemporary Business

    Doing Business

    English Communication Skills

    NON-CREDIT BEARING

    Block D

    Module

    Pathway

    Developing a Global Green University Campus

    Science Without Borders

    Please note: 5 credit modules are for on-campus study only.

    15 Credit Modules

    In addition, the following 15 Credit modules are available:

    • Fake News, Fake Science and Critical Thinking. What Should I Believe?
    • Shakespeare: His World, Our World
    • Liverpool, Memory and the Media

    Please see our Module Guide for more information.

    Please note: 15 credit modules are for online study only.

We will try to place all students in their chosen module classes. However please be aware that modules which do not recruit enough students may be withdrawn. In rare unforseen circumstances, modules may also be cancelled.

On your application form, you will be asked to select your first and second module choices in each block. Should your chosen module become full, or is cancelled/withdrawn we will then allocate your second choice.