Stirling Summer 1 2019: Scottish Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences

Courses

Course list Stirling Summer 1 2019: Scottish Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences

Stirling Summer 1 2019: Scottish Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences (June 5, 2019 - July 6, 2019)
Catalog Code: VSRU3119

 

During the summer program at the University of Stirling students have the option of doing one session and enrolling in 2 modules or doing back to back sessions and enrolling in 3-4 modules. The university offers a variety of courses in multiple subjects and changes the modules options between sessions. All courses are taught by university faculty members.

  • 2018 Modules
    Please note that courses for Summer 2018 have yet to be confirmed. Below are the courses that have been offered in past semesters. Once the course offering is confirmed, this disclaimer will no longer appear.
  • Course Credit
    Students enroll in 2 modules per session. Per the University of Stirling, each module is worth 10 Stirling (SCQF) credits which are considered equivalent to 3 U.S. semester credits/4.5 quarter units.
  • Course Availability
    Classes have limited space and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Students are encouraged to submit their applications and course selection as early as possible.
  • Course Level Recommendations
    ISA-Veritas offers course level recommendations for the courses listed 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 this subject area. Courses classified as level 10 are recommended as upper division. These ISA-Veritas recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' home institutions.
  • Back-to-Back Options
    Students choosing to do back-to-back sessions can either take 2 modules in the 1st session and 1 module in the 2nd session or vice versa. They can also choose to register for 2 modules in each session.
  • Please contact Veritas with any questions.

VERITAS COURSES

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

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1 credit)

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

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Taught In English
Courses:

International Summer School

Courses:
Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
1. Summer Module Catalog
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Brief Encounters: An Introduction to Writing Short Stories [ISS9BE]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Celtic Religion [ISSU9CR]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Education and Learning: A Scottish Perspective [ISS9EL]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Marketing and Branding Scotland [ISS9BS]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Photographing the Urban [ISS9PU]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Religion and Conflict [ISS9RC]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Rethinking the City [ISSU9RE]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Royals and Rascals: Contemporary Studies in British Journalism [ISS9JO]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Scotland on the Screen [ISS9SS]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Scottish Wars of Independence, c.1286-1371 [ISSU9TW]

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.

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.

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

VSRU3119
Glasgow Summer 1 2019: Physics & Mathematics

Courses

Course list Glasgow Summer 1 2019: Physics & Mathematics

Glasgow Summer 1 2019: Physics & Mathematics (Mid June, 2019 - Early August, 2019)
Catalog Code: VGSU3119

 

During the Summer 1 program at the University of Glasgow, students can choose between taking a Physics or Math track.

 
The International Physics Summer School consists of two consecutive 4-week modules with a laboratory component. It is an intensive course that introduces fundamental concepts of physics in the areas of dynamics and relativity, waves and sound, thermal dynamics (Module 1), as well as geometrical & wave optics, electromagnetism and quantum phenomena (Module 2).
 
Mathematics students will take three consecutive courses covering linear algebra, differential equations, and a cultural component covering the city of Glasgow and the origins of the modern world.

Students cannot mix both programs and must select one track only.
 

Course Selection

  • Students select either the Mathematics or Physics track

Course Credit

  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university. 
  • Both the Physics and Math course are worth 30 Scotcat credits, which ISA recommends as 6-9 US semester credits.
  • Students cannot take both the Physics and Math course simultaneously. Participants in this program can only select 1 track that will last the duration of the program.
  • Students will take all the courses listed in their track throughout the summer.

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 to the four-year undergraduate degree cycle. Courses classified as level 3 and level 4 are recommended as upper division. These ISA-Veritas recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

Students will also be enrolled in the International Missions Practicum Veritas course (1 credit):

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

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1 credit)

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

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Taught In English
Courses:

Mathematics

Courses:
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Differential Equations
10 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Linear Algebra

Physics

Courses:
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Module 1 - dynamics and relativity, waves and sound, thermal dynamics
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Module 2 - geometrical & wave optics, electromagnetism and quantum phenomena

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.

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.

VGSU3119
Glasgow Summer 2 2019: Anatomy & Global Health

Courses

Course list Glasgow Summer 2 2019: Anatomy & Global Health

Glasgow Summer 2 2019: Anatomy & Global Health (Mid June, 2019 - Mid July, 2019)
Catalog Code: VGSU3219

 

The Summer 2 program is designed for students intending to apply for medical (or dental) school, or those currently enrolled in a clinical school that lacks hands-on anatomical experiences. The level of the course is suitable for students with no anatomy background, but is fast paced and is best suited to those with at least a strong biology background. The course particularly complements the Bioscience for Global Health available during the Summer 3 session, and students may wish to consider taking both sessions in a back-to-back program.

Course Credit

  • The Summer 2 module is worth 15 Scotcat Credits, which ISA recommends as 3-4 US semester credits.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university.

Back-to-Back Option

  • Students looking to receive additional credits during the summer are encouraged to sign up for the Back-to-Back option with the Summer 3, as the Bioscience for Global Health or Essential Genetics courses offered during Summer 3 are a compliment to Functional Anatomy. 

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 to the four-year undergraduate degree cycle. Courses classified as level 3 and level 4 are recommended as upper division. These ISA-Veritas recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

VERITAS COURSES

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

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1 credit)

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

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Taught In English
Courses:

Biology and Biomedical Sciences

Courses:
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Functional Anatomy

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.

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.

VGSU3219
Stirling Summer 2 2019: Scottish Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences

Courses

Course list Stirling Summer 2 2019: Scottish Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences

Stirling Summer 2 2019: Scottish Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences (July 3, 2019 - August 3, 2019)
Catalog Code: VSRU3219

 

During the summer program at the University of Stirling students have the option of doing one session and enrolling in 2 modules or doing back to back sessions and enrolling in 3-4 modules. The university offers a variety of courses in multiple subjects and changes the modules options between sessions. All courses are taught by university faculty members.

  • 2018 Modules
    Please note that courses for Summer 2018 have yet to be confirmed. Below are the courses that have been offered in past semesters. Once the course offering is confirmed, this disclaimer will no longer appear.
  • Course Credit
    Students enroll in 2 modules per session. Per the University of Stirling, each module is worth 10 Stirling (SCQF) credits which are considered equivalent to 3 U.S. semester credits/4.5 quarter units.
  • Course Availability
    Classes have limited space and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Students are encouraged to submit their applications and course selection as early as possible
  • Back-to-Back Options
    Students choosing to do back-to-back sessions can either take 2 modules in the 1st session and 1 module in the 2nd session or vice versa. They can also choose to register for 2 modules in each session.

VERITAS COURSES

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

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1 credit)

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

See Course Disclaimer
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Taught In English
Courses:

International Summer School

Courses:
Contact Hours
Language Level: Taught in English
1. Summer Module Catalog
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Crime & Justice in Scotland: The Criminal in Scottish Society [ISS9CJ]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Green Politics: Theory and Practice [ISS9GP]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
International Relations [ISS9IR]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Monsters and Vampires: The Impact of British Gothic on Contemporary Popular Culture [ISS9MV]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Scotland the What? Contemporary Scottish Literature & Identity [ISS9SC]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Scottish History: The Jacobites [ISS9TJ]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Sculpting Art [ISSU9SA]
10 SCQF Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Lower Division
Witchcraft in Early Modern Scotland [ISS9WS]

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.

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.

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

VSRU3219
Glasgow Summer 3 2019: Anatomy & Global Health

Courses

Course list Glasgow Summer 3 2019: Anatomy & Global Health

Glasgow Summer 3 2019: Anatomy & Global Health (Mid July, 2019 - Early August, 2019)
Catalog Code: VGSU3319

 

This summer program is designed to help students to develop an understanding of recent advances in the field of bioscience and the impact of bioscience on global health. Students will learn practical laboratory skills, data interpretation and analysis techniques in key biological research themes including cancer biology and stem cell research. Students will also gain experience of other research skills, such as giving presentations and carrying out literature reviews. This course particularly complements the Functional Anatomy course available during the Summer 2 session, and students may wish to consider taking them both as a back-to-back program

Course Selection

  • During this session, students choose 1 of the courses listed below to enroll in.

Course Credit

  • The Summer 3 module is worth 15 Scotcat Credits, which ISA recommends as 3-4 US semester credits.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university.

Back-to-Back Option

  • Students looking to receive additional credits during the summer are encouraged to sign up for the Back-to-Back option with the Summer 2, as the Functional Anatomy course offered during Summer 2 is an excellent compliment to Bioscience for Global Health.

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 to the four-year undergraduate degree cycle. Courses classified as level 3 and level 4 are recommended as upper division. These ISA-Veritas recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

VERITAS COURSES

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

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1 credit)

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

See Course Disclaimer
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Taught In English
Courses:

Biology and Biomedical Sciences

Courses:
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
Bioscience for Global Disease
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Essential Genetics

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.

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.

VGSU3319
Glasgow Summer 4 2019: Business & Scottish Studies

Courses

Course list Glasgow Summer 4 2019: Business & Scottish Studies

Glasgow Summer 4 2019: Business & Scottish Studies (Mid July, 2019 - Early August, 2019)
Catalog Code: VGSU3519

 

The Business & Scottish Studies program at the University of Glasgow gives students the opportunity to gain international experience and academic credit at a world-class university. While learning from host university professors, students will take an in-depth look at topics in business and Scottish studies. The Summer 4 program allows students to choose from a Business course or Scottish studies course, where as the Summer 5 program offers a of Scottish Studies course option. Program sessions can be taken independently or as a back-to-back program for maximum credits and time abroad

Course Selection

  • During this session, students choose 1 of the courses listed below to enroll in.

Course Credit

  • The Summer 4 module is worth 15 Scotcat Credits, which ISA recommends as 3-4 US semester credits.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student's home university.

Back-to-Back Option

  • Students looking to receive additional credits during the summer are encouraged to sign up for the Back-to-Back option with the Summer 5.

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 to the four-year undergraduate degree cycle. Courses classified as level 3 and level 4 are recommended as upper division. These ISA-Veritas recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.

VERITAS COURSES

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

International Missions/Service Learning Practicum (1 credit)

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

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Taught In English
Courses:

Accounting and Finance

Courses:
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
International Business

Earth Sciences

Courses:
20 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
Upper Division
The Geology of Scotland

Theology and Religious Studies

Courses:
15 Scotcat Credits
Language Level: Taught in English
History of Christianity in Scotland

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Some courses may require additional fees.

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.

VGSU3519