Glasgow Fall 1 2019: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Courses

Course list Glasgow Fall 1 2019: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts

Glasgow Fall 1 2019: Business, STEM, Social Sciences & Liberal Arts (Early September, 2019 - Mid December, 2019)
Catalog Code: VGSF3119

 

Program Highlights:

  • US-Style campus in an urban setting
  • Located in the west end of Glasgow, 3 miles from the city center with easy access to transportation
  • Housing located on or near campus
  • The university welcomes students from more than 120 countries worldwide.
  • Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), the Washington Accord (WA), and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). The University of Glasgow is also a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research universities.
  • Strong course offerings in the following subjects: Business, History, Political Science, Cultural Studies, Engineering, Geography, and Pre-Medicine.
  • Over 60 subject areas to choose courses from!

Students will enroll in the following:

  • International Missions Practicum Veritas course (1-3 credits)
  • Veritas Cross-Cultural Leadership course required when minimum enrollment is met
  • Three-four other courses (60 host credits) at the University of Glasgow

VERITAS COURSES

Participation in Veritas courses is required in order to enhance the Veritas experience.

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits/45 contact hours)

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures. Studies are also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm

 

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits)

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here)

COURSES AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

for the most updated course listing please check out the University of Glasgow's online course catalog

As an ISA student at the University of Glasgow, you will have access to courses within all four Colleges: Arts; Medical, and Life Sciences; Science and Engineering; and Social Sciences. In addition, you may study in one of Glasgow's specialist partner institutions, the Glasgow School of Art or the National (Bag)Piping Centre, or take specialty courses such as Functional Anatomy for Pre-Med/Pre Health Students, Service Learning, and Medical Humanities.
 

Special Courses Just for Study Abroad Students:

Service-Learning (Fall semester only): Perfect for students who want to combine academics with voluntary work in the community, this course option is a great way to gain hands on experience in public policy. Students will enroll in one course (Service in the Community) and complete an 8 week placement, 6 hours a week, at a welfare agency in Glasgow. Past placements include: caring for the elderly, assisting in local classrooms, helping the disadvantaged, and advocating for asylum seekers. Students looking to do this course must successfully pass a background check and obtain a Tier 4 Visa.
 
Functional Anatomy for Pre-Med/Pre-Health Students: This very special course is aimed at Pre-Med or Pre-Health students intending to apply to medical school in the USA. Designed to give future applicants an edge over their peers, this course goes over such concepts as medical terminology, concepts of regional anatomy, and basic radiology. Students wishing to participate in this prestigious program must be going into the junior year of study and have a 3.40 GPA from their home university.
 
Glasgow School of Art- Studio Art Program for Study Abroad Students: Study abroad students have the opportunity to take one or two classes with the Glasgow School of Art. Subjects typically include: Black and White Photography, Drawing into Painting, and Figurative Sculpture.
 
Bagpipes: History, Repertoire and Performance: Students can take a full semester course in bagpiping for academic credit. Students are taught bagpipes in individual and group lessons and take a historical survey of the bagpipe that places it within its social context.
 

Sample Courses

  • The courses listed below are NOT the final courses offered for Spring 2018
  • The courses listed below are only a sampling of courses available; please click the "Complete University Course Catalog Listing" link for the full Course Handbook. 

Course Credit

  • You are expected to take the full course load for your period of study at UoG, which for a single semester student is equivalent to 15 US credits or 60 Scotcat SCQF units.
  • UoG courses are offered at various credit levels from 10 to 40.
  • According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
  • Credit transfer and credits earned are ultimately determined by the student's home university.

Course Level Recommendations

  • ISA-Veritas offers course level recommendations for the courses listed below and in the University of Glasgow course catalog.
  • Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the University of Glasgow's level classifications of a 1, 2, 3 or 4 level, which correspond with the four year undergraduate degree cycle.
  • Courses classified as level 3 and level 4 are recommended as upper division.

Course Selection

  • Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations. 

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from the University of Glasgow will reflect ECTS and SCQF credits. Please be in touch with your home university regarding credit transfer for this program.
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Taught In English
Courses:

Accounting and Finance

Courses:
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Accounting Theory [ACCFIN4006]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Financial Accounting [ACCFIN4004]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Auditing [ACCFIN4009]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Business Reporting, Accounting & Management Information Systems [ACCFIN4042]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Derivative Securities [ACCFIN4040]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Ethics in Accounting and Business [ACCFIN4002]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Finance 2 [ACCFIN2002]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Financial Accounting 2 [ACCFIN2003]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Financial Markets & Financial Institutions [ACCFIN4012]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation [ACCFIN4013]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Financial Accounting [ACCFIN4014]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Financial Management [ACCFIN4015]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction To Business Reporting & Financial Accounting [ACCFIN1001]
60 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction To Finance, Investments And Institutions [ACCFIN1016]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Issues in Social and Environmental Accounting [ACCFIN4017]

Archaeology

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Archaeology in Theory and Practice [ARCH2011]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Early Medieval Artefacts [ARCH5015]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Experiencing Landscape and Heritage [ARCH5093]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Heritage and the Future Landscape [ARCH5092]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Historic Landscapes: Archaeologies of the Medieval & Modern Scottish Countryside [ARCH4030]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Material Culture in Context [ARCH5025]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mediterranean Landscapes [ARCH5076]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Power and Empire: The Roman Conquest and Occupation of North Britain [ARCH4056]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Recovery and Interpretation of Archaeological Data [ARCH4011]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Settlement and Society in Scandinavian Scotland [ARCH4014]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Theory & Interpretation in Archaeology [ARCH4019]

Arts and Media Informatics

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Digital Media and Information Studies 2B [ARTMED2002]
30 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Video Game Studies [ARTMED4024]

Astronomy

Courses:
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Astronomical Data Analysis [ASTRO4013]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Astronomy Skills 1 [ASTRO4003P]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Astronomy Skills 2 [ASTRO4004P]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Circumstellar Matter [ASTRO4005]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cosmology [ASTRO4006]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Exploring Planetary Systems [ASTRO4007]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Galaxies [ASTRO4008]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
High Energy Astrophysics [ASTRO4009]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Instruments for Optical and Radio Astronomy [ASTRO4010]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Stellar Structure and Evolution [ASTRO4011]

Biology and Biomedical Sciences

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Microbiology 2 [BIOL2017]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Molecules of Life 2 [BIOL2018]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Physiology & Neuroscience 2 [BIOL2035]

Celtic Civilisation

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Early Gaelic Texts [CELTCIV4009]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Celtic Civilisation 1B [CELTCIV1002]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Celtic Place-Names Of Scotland [CELTCIV4016]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Early Gaelic Poetry [CELTCIV4005]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Literacy In Medieval Celtic Societies [CELTCIV4007]

Chemistry

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Inorganic Chemistry 4H [CHEM4009]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Medicinal Chemistry 4H [CHEM4011]
40 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organic Chemistry 3 [CHEM3012]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organic Chemistry 4H [CHEM4012]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organic Chemistry I for Visiting Students [CHEM2007]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Organic chemistry II for visiting students [CHEM2015]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Organic Chemistry II for Visiting Students [CHEM2015]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Physical Chemistry [CHEM4014]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Physical Chemistry 3 (Half) [CHEM3015]

Comparative Literature

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Comparative Literature 2B - Frontiers (Exploring Identity) [COMPLIT2002]

Computing Science

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Networking And Communications [COMPSCI4002]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Algorithmics [COMPSCI4003]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Big Data: Systems, Programming, and Management 4 [COMPSCI4064]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Computing Science 2U: Web Application Development 2 [COMPSCI2021]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cyber Security Fundamentals [COMPSCI4043]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Multimedia Systems And Applications [COMPSCI4033]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Safety-Critical Systems Development [COMPSCI4045]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Software Engineering M3 [COMPSCI3005]

Earth Sciences

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Digital Geoscience [EARTH4050]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Earth Science 2U - Structure, Maps And Exploration [EARTH2004]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Engineering Earth Science [EARTH4006]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Hydrogeology and Environmental Geosciences [EARTH4039]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Major Earth Processes [EARTH4016]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Micropalaeontology [EARTH4018]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Orogens And Basins [EARTH4020]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Structural Geology [EARTH4025]

Economic and Social History

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
After the Golden Age: the Political Economy of Britain since the 1970s [ESH4075]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Financial Crises in History [ESH4021]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Scotland Since 1914 [ESH4011]

Economics

Courses:
15 Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Collective Welfare and Distributive Justice [ECON4050]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Econometrics 2: Multiple Regression And Applications [ECON4004]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Economics 2B [ECON2002]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Economics Of Business 2: Regulation And Business Strategy [ECON4008]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Economics Of Industry 2: Advanced Topics [ECON4010]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Financial Markets And Corporate Finance [ECON4013]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Foreign Direct Investment And Multinational Firms In Developing Countries [ECON4014]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Game Theory for Economists [ECON4053]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Health Economics [ECON4052]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
History of Economic Thought [ECON4048]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Labour Economics [ECON4054]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Macroeconomic Analysis: Inflation, Unemployment And Growth [ECON4019]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Market Microstructure [ECON4051]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Natural Resource Economics [ECON4021]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Public Economics [ECON4045]

Film and Television Studies

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cinematic Journeys [FTV4003]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Documentary Film And Television [FTV4030]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Feminist Film Theory [FTV4034]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Scotland, Film And Television [FTV4010]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Sound In Film And Television [FTV4065]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Television Analysis [FTV4013]

Geography

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Coastal Environments and Management [GEOG4060]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Comparative Global Urbanism [GEOG4095]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Environmental Hazards [GEOG4090]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Exploration: Histories, Cultures, Politics [GEOG4091]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Geographies of Development [GEOG4084]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Geovisualisation: Design and Use of Maps [GEOG4064]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Historical Geographies of Care, Conflict, and Confinement [GEOG4089]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Landscape and Culture [GEOG4086]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Political Ecologies [GEOG4065]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Social Geography of Outsiders [GEOG4066]

History

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Debates on Plague: The Black Death and the Formation of Europe [HIST4190]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
European Politics, 1860-1914 [HIST4210]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Relations and the Outbreak of World War One [HIST4199]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Migrant Nation: Scotland and the Modern World 1745-1979 [HIST4203]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Print, Propaganda And Subversion In Europe 1630-1800 [HIST4018]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Reformation! Europe In The Age Of Religious War, 1517-1618 [HIST4109]

History of Art

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Architecture in Modernity 1900-1950 [HISTART4055]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
European Symbolism, 1880-1900 [HISTART4064]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael [HISTART4060]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Apocalypse, Antichrist And The End Of Time In Medieval Art [HISTART4040]

Management

Courses:
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advances in Business to Business Marketing [MGT4056]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cases in Operations Management [MGT4001]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Development of International Business [MGT4060]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Ethics & Business [MGT4028]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Innovation and Participation at Work [MGT4033]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Marketing Research [MGT4014]
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Social and Community Entrepreneurship [MGT4058]

Mathematics

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
3H: Dynamical Systems [MATHS3019]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
3H: Mechanics of Rigid and Deformable Bodies [MATHS4078]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
3H: Methods in Complex Analysis [MATHS4076]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
4H: Algebraic and Geometric Topology [MATHS4112]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
4H: Functional Analysis [MATHS4103]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Mathematics 2E: Introduction To Real Analysis [MATHS2007]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mathematics 3Q: Mechanics [MATHS3020]

Philosophy

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Aristotle [PHIL4002]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Ethics [PHIL4004]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Metaphysics [PHIL4022]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mind and Knowledge in the Scottish Enlightenment [PHIL4018]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Philosophy Of Art [PHIL4027]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Philosophy Of Mind [PHIL4030]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Philosophy Of Religion [PHIL4034]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Plato [PHIL4038]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Realism And Anti-Realism [PHIL4040]

Physics

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Atomic Systems [PHYS4002]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Circuits & Systems [PHYS4003]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Energy And Environment [PHYS4006]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mathematical Methods 1 [PHYS4011]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Nuclear & Particle Physics [PHYS4015]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Quantum Theory [PHYS4026]

Politics

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
American Politics [POLITIC4001]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Authoritarianism [POLITIC4149]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
British Prime Ministers Since World War II [POLITIC4002]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Citizenship And Democracy [POLITIC4033]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Civil Society and Social Capital: Comparative Perspectives [POLITIC4131]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Communism [POLITIC4118]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Comparative Public Opinion [POLITIC4146]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Political Issues In Scotland [POLITIC4004]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Radical Theory: Marxisms and Post-Marxisms' [POLITIC4133]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Corruption [POLITIC4151]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Feminist Perspectives on Politics [POLITIC4104]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Foreign Policy of the United States [POLITIC4158]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Distributive Justice [POLITIC4154]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Inequality and International Development [POLITIC4122]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Human Rights In Global Perspective [POLITIC4008]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Security and Conflict [POLITIC4140]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Issues In British Politics [POLITIC4009]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Politics Of The European Union [POLITIC4020]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences [POLITIC3019]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Scottish Government [POLITIC4022]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The European Union and International Relations [POLITIC4130]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Utopian Political Thought [POLITIC4121]

Psychology

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Individual Differences [PSYCH4039]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Physiological Psychology Level 3 [PSYCH4065]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Autism Spectrum Disorders [PSYCH4014]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Concepts and Empirical Results In Education [PSYCH4022]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: FMRi In Biopsychology [PSYCH4023]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Forensic Psychology [PSYCH4024]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Interaction And Communication [PSYCH4027]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Language And Meaning [PSYCH4028]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Neuroscience of Decision Making [PSYCH4064]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: Positive Psychology [PSYCH4032]
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology 4H Single: The Psychology and Biology of Mental Disorders [PSYCH4034]

Public Policy

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Crime, Community and Safety [PUBPOL4027]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Disability And Society [PUBPOL4028]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Health and Health Inequalities [PUBPOL4029]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Work, Welfare and the Politics of Reform [PUBPOL4041]

Sociology

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Drugs and Culture [SOCIO4068]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Revolution, Modernity and Social Change [SOCIO4106]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Sexualities [SOCIO4023]
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Sociology 2B: Inequalities and Identities [SOCIO2021]

Study Abroad Course Catalog

Courses:
Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Study Abroad Course Catalog

Theatre Studies

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Theatre Studies 2:Classical To Modern [THEATRE2001]

Unique Courses for Study Abroad Programme Students

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Bagpipes: History, Repertoire and Performance
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Functional Anatomy for Pre-Med/Pre-Health Students
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Glasgow School of Art Programme- Black and White Photography
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Glasgow School of Art Programme-Figurative Sculpture
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Glasgow School of Art Programme- Rendering the Human Form, Drawing into Painting
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Service Learning- Service in the Community

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to Interstudy policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

VGSF3119
Stirling Fall 1 2019: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business

Courses

Course list Stirling Fall 1 2019: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business

Stirling Fall 1 2019: Natural Sciences, Sports Science, Humanities & Business (September 5, 2019 - December 14, 2019)
Catalog Code: VSRF3119

 

As an ISA-Veritas student at the University of Stirling, you will have access to courses from many different subject areas. Students can select courses from a wide offering of modules (courses). Classes are taught by university professors and the courses are with locals and other international students.


Program Highlights:
  • US-Style medium size campus in the lush heart of Scotland
  • Pedestrian friendly with frequent bus service into town. City center is two miles away from the university
  • Housing located on or near campus
  • Centrally located in Scotland with easy access to the cities in the south and the Highlands in the north
  • Known for its exceptional and very modern sporting facilities. The university has an athletic track, fitness suite, golf course, sports hall, tennis courts, pools, artificial pitches, squash courts, and so much more.
  • Strong course offerings in the following subjects: Sport Studies, Biological Sciences, English, History, Computer Science, Social Science, Humanities, and Business

Students will enroll in the following:

  • International Missions Practicum Veritas course (1-3 credits)
  • Global Missions Perspectives Veritas course required when minimum enrollment is met
  • Three courses (60 SCQF) at the University of Stirling

VERITAS COURSES

Participation in Veritas courses is required in order to enhance the Veritas experience.

Cross-Cultural Leadership (3 credits/45 contact hours)

 

This course examines the impact of culture on concepts of leadership, values, expectations, and patterns of communication to demonstrate the importance of leading with cultural sensitivity and to assist students in developing their own strategies for effectively communicating and negotiating with individuals from varied cultures. Studies are also devoted to the development and current conditions of minority/majority relations through the study of socio-political and economic causes; consequences of prejudice and discrimination; stereotypes and realities. (Download syllabus here)

*This course only runs if the minimum enrollment is met.  Check with your program manager to confirm

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1-3 credits)

The practicum will enrich the program and mission experience through reflection assignments, research, and journaling. Participation is required in order to enhance the mission experience. Students will receive one credit upon completing the assignments and service participation. Students may elect to submit a log of hours for up to two additional credits. (Download syllabus here)

 

COURSES AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING

Sample Courses

Course Credit

  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university.
  • Students studying at the University of Stirling are expected to take the full course load during their period of study. For a single semester, a full course load is equivalent to 60 SCQF units.
  • Each module is usually worth 20 SCQF, with the recommended equivalent being 5 US semester credits/module.
  • To meet the 60 SCQF credit requirement, students take 3 courses per semester.

Course Level Recommendations

  • ISA-Veritas offers course level recommendations for the courses listed below and in the University of Stirling course catalog. Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework (SCQF) levels assigned to each course.
  • Level 8 courses are generally first year courses, level 9 are normally second-year courses which require some background knowledge, and level 10 courses are usually third and fourth-year courses which are at an advanced level and require a considerable background in the subject area.
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Taught In English
Courses:

Accounting and Finance

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Accounting II [ACCU9A2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Applied Management Accounting [ACCU9MS]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Auditing [ACCU9A6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
External Reporting [ACCU9A4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Finance II [FINU9F4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Financial Statement Analysis [FINU9SS]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Mergers and Acquisitions [FINU9ME]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Taxation [ACCU9T6]

Aquatic Sciences

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Marine Biology [AQUU6MB]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Aquaculture [AQUU6AQ]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Our Thirsty Planet: Man and the Aquatic Environment [AQUU2PP]

Biological Sciences

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Animal Ecology [BIOU6AE]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Biodiversity
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introduction to Physiology [BIOU2IP]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Oceanography and Limnology [BIOU6OC]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Plant Ecology & Physiology [BIOU6PE]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Animal Cell [BIOU5AP]

Business and Management

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management [HRMU9RA]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Entrepreneurship [BUSU9EN]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Learning and Development [HRMU9LD]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Management and Information Technology
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Managing Change [BUSU9MC]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Operations Management [MANU9N4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Project Management [MANU9M6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Responsible Business [BUSU9RB]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
The Management Challenge: An Introduction [MGTU9S2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Organisation of Business [MGTU9S3]

Communications, Media and Culture

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Ethical Issues in Journalism [JOUU9X2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Journalism and Society [JOUU9SJ]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Law and Government for Journalists [JOUU9JL]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Writing News & Features [JOUU9J4]

Computing Science

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Accessing and Manipulating Data [CSCU9T4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Communications and Networking [CSCU9W6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Computer Game Technologies [CSCU9N6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Digital Media [DGMU901]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Information Systems [CSCU9T6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Making the Most of the World Wide Web [CSCU9B2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Programming and User Interface Design [CSCU9A2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Programming Language Paradigms [CSCU9Y4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Software Engineering II [CSCU9P6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Systems I [CSCU9V4]

Economics

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Advanced Macroeconomics [ECNU312]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Applied Economics II [ECNU3AY]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Behavioural Science for Managers [ECNU3BP]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Environmental Economics [ECN3NV]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Intermediate Macroeconomics [ECNU212]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Introduction to Quantitative Techniques for Economics & Business [ECNU214]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Introductory Macroeconomics [ECNU112]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Monetary Economics [ECN3MY]

Education

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Education: Learning and Teaching [EDUU9E2]

English Studies

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Creative Writing I- Introduction to Creative Writing [ENGU9C1]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Language and Linguistics I- Rotten English: Voicing Differences in Poetry, Prose and Film [ENGU9L1]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Writing and History: Scotland and Empire [ENGU9WH]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Writing and Identity [ENGU9WI]

Environmental Science

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Core Issues in Geography [GEOU6GI]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Drainage Basins [ENVU6DB]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Environmental Hazards [ENVU6EH]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Biosphere

Film and Media Studies

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Cultural Theory and Media Practice [FMSU9CT]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Digital Media & Culture [FMSU9A4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
The Moving Image [FMSU9M2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Transnational Identities [EUCU9DD]

Global Cinema and Culture

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Global Cinema and Culture Theory 2 [EUCU9C5]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Post-War European Cinema [EUCU9BB]

History

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Africa in the Nineteenth Century [HISU9E4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
American History from 1787 to 1890 [HISU9D4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Concepts of History: Revolution, People and Landscape [HISU9X2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Environment, Politics, and People in Colonial Africa
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Europe in the Long Nineteenth Century, 1789-1918 [HISU9B4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Everyday Life in Victorian Britain: Hands on History [HISU9G4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
For God, King and Parliament: The Birth of Modern Europe 1500-1700 [HISU9S6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
From World War to Cold War: Europe 1944-1989/90 [HISU9K6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
History of Political Thought [ARTU9C6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Protests, Riots & Propaganda: Popular Politics in 18th Century Britain [HISU9F6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Radicalism to Labourism: Popular Politics 1800-1931 [HISU9U6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Scotland 1689 - c.1800 [HISU9S4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Social History of the Victorian City: Computer Approaches [HISU9G4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Union, Rebellion and 'ages' new: Scotland 1707 to c.1830 [HISU9S4]

Law

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Alternative Commercial Dispute Resolution [LAWU9AC]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Child Law [LAWU9CH]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Criminal Law [LAWU9CR]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Environmental Law [LAWU9EL]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
European Economic Law [LAWU9EE]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Family Law [LAWU9LF]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Journalism and the Law [LAWU9JL]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Jurisprudence [LAWU9JP]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Labour Law [LAWU9LL]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Law of Commerce [LAWU9LC]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Prejudice, Discrimination and Civil Law [LAWU9PD]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Sports Law [LAWU9SL]

Mathematics

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Linear Algebra [MATU9M4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Mathematics I [MATU9M1]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Modeling with Differential Equations [MATU9LB]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Practical Statistics [MATU9D2]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Special Topics II [MATU9KC]

Philosophy

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Mind, Value and Reality [PHIU912]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Moral Theory [PHIU9J4]

Politics

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Great Political Thinkers [POLU9PG]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
History of Political Thought [ARTU9C6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Political Concepts and Ideas [POLU912]

Psychology

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Animal Behaviour [PSYU9AK]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Clinical and Health Psychology [PSYU9AL]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Developmental Psychology [PSYU9AO]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Research Methods [PSYU914]

Religious Studies

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Religion and Critical Theory [RELU9C6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Religion: Theory and Method [RELU914]

Social Policy & Criminology

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Crime and Justice [CRMU9T4]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Governance and Society [SPCU9JP]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Punishment and Society [CRMU9TP]

Sociology

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Contemporary Social Issues [DASU9O3]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Place, Belonging and Identities [SPCU9JV]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Scottish Society [SPCU9JA]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Urban Society [SPCU9JR]

Sports Studies

Courses:
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Applied Exercise Physiology [SPSU9D6]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Introduction to Sports Studies 2 [SPSU912]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Managing the Business of Sport [SPSU9SB]
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Physical Education School Sport and Youth Culture
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Psychology of Exercise Physical Activity and Health
20 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Psychology of Sport [SPSU9B4]

Study Abroad Course Catalog

Courses:
Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
Study Abroad Course Catalog

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.

VSRF3119