Humanities Study Abroad Module (Year) - HU503

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2019-20
Canterbury Yearlong
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6 120 (60)
Medway Yearlong
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6 120 (60)

Pre-requisites

None

Restrictions

Humanities Study Abroad programmes with a year abroad.

2019-20

Overview

Spending a period as full-time student at an overseas university, students will follow teaching and tuition in their own subject areas as well as choosing from a range of available courses in the Humanities. The curriculum will vary according to the partner institutions. Additionally, students will usually be offered to take language classes and/or courses on the culture of the host country.

Details

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Contact hours

Learning and teaching modes will vary according to the country and institution attended. Inclusive of self-directed study, a total of 600 hours of study across a term or semester will be required for this module

Method of assessment

This module is assessed on a pass/fail basis. – In order to pass the module, students have to take the equivalent of 120 Kent credits at their host institutions, and successfully pass all these modules abroad as documented by the transcript from the host institution.

Indicative reading

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

The intended subject specific learning outcomes and, as appropriate, their relationship to programme learning outcomes
i. to acquire a broader, international and interculturally informed understanding of their subject discipline (C.1)
ii. to experience different cultural approaches to learning, study and academic development (A.2, B.1, C.2)
iii. to acquire intercultural competence, cross-cultural literacy, and to practice foreign-language skills (A.1, B.1, D.1)

The intended generic learning outcomes and, as appropriate, their relationship to programme learning outcomes
i. enhanced, interculturally sensitive communication and interpersonal skills (D.3)
ii. enhanced ability for self-management, flexibility, focus and project management (D.4)

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