Winter courses 2019, Lancaster University

Winter courses 2019, Lancaster University

Published: 11 December 2018

Lancaster University is offering a variety of summer school courses in July and August 2019 that can be transferred back to your UNSW degree.

Leadership, Sustainability & Innovation

Develop your leadership skills and sense of entrepreneurship as you work in teams to fix real issues with local businesses and NGO's on this 2-week programme.

Top Highlights
  • Engage with entrepreneurs and their businesses
  • Participate in international teams
  • Develop an appreciation of sustainability & innovation

Introducing Britain

Culture, Language and Society from the Age of Empire to Brexit

Explore British culture, history and politics over the past three hundred years, focussing on crucial historical events and their impact on Britain, during 3 weeks of July. 

Top highlights
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of Britain in the world and British people in the workplace
  • Experience an authentic compressed module study in the UK
  • Prepare to study in the UK or work with a British organisation in the future
  • Enhance your English proficiency and intercultural awareness
  • Travel and explore Manchester, the famous Lake District and Lancashire
  • Make friends and have fun

Understanding Britain

Developments in British Culture, Language and Society (1800-Present) - (formerly known as the International Summer Programme)

15 August - 13 September 2019

Top Highlights
  • see works of literature, historic events, and everyday language use in a new light
  • field trips to relevant sites in the North-West of England
  • interactive lectures
  • film screening

International Cultural Experience (ICE)

22 July - 19 August 2019

Top highlights
  • Lectures from Lancaster academics
  • Learn about British politics and social change 
  • Develop entrepreneurial skills through team-based projects
  • Industry visits within the region 


Students can register their interest and contact for more information about the application.

Once accepted complete this UNSW Overseas Short Course Application Form and Transfer of Credit Form.

For more information see - Applying for credit and funding for your overseas short course.

Risk assessment

All programs involve some degree of risk to participants. If you choose to source a provider on your own, please remember to do some research on them first and ensure that they are a legitimate organisation and that the product they offer will definitely meet your requirements. Students are therefore advised to undertake their own risk assessment before departure and any participation in these programs is at their own risk.

Before departure

All students should register their travel with UNSW. You should also undertake a risk assessment before heading overseas. For more information see - How to prepare for departure.

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