1) Culture, Art and Society Course (No Language Requirement)
● Politics and Party Systems
●Shakespeare and Human Nature
●Field Study: Local Court/Community Activities (Optional)
● British Education
● British Literature
● Local theatre / Shakespeare plays
2) Internet Analysis and Data Mining
● Introduction to data science and reproducible research
● Usability and data science projects
● Providing data reports and data visualisations to teams and management.
● Learning to effectively collect, analyse, and interpret big data
● Using tools to examine data and derive valuable insights
● Driving decision-making with relevant results and analyses, influencing positive outcomes
● Effectively communicating results to technical and non-technical audiences
3) Business and Management
● Managing Innovative Technology
● Business and Technology Valuation and Marketing
● Strategic management of global businesses;
● Leadership of technology-intensive and digital businesses;
● Taking Software and Digital Ideas to Market
4) VR and AR Application Workshops
● 3D modelling
● Activity Interface Design
● User experience (UX) design,
● Storytelling and app deployment
● Organise Demos/Talks/Lab visits
5) General Cutting-edge Science and Innovation Course (Including Culham Science Park Visit)
● Artificial Intelligence De-mystified: Opportunities and Value
● Industry Case Studies: retail, oil and gas, autonomous vehicles, affective computing (emotional AI)
● Culham Science Park (The Biggest Fusion Machine in the world)
● Application of Machine Learning
● Design Thinking: A Collection of Methods and Tools for Inventive Problem-solving
6) Future Cities and Public Policy
Sustainable Urban Development with Case Studies
● Sustainable Urban Development: Designing Resilient Cities
● Social Science Research Methods: Strategies and Ethics
● Urban and Regional Economics: Growth Theories, Old and New
● Economic Geography: Trade Specialisation and Multiplier Analysis Tools
● Social Science Research Methods: Design, Data Collection, and Data Analysis
● Applied & Scientific approach: Digital Social Innovation
● Transitional and Experimental Smart Cities: Urban Living Labs
● Social Capital & Social Entrepreneurship
● (Strategic) Governance and Public Policy
Territorial Prospective & Strategic Planning
● Collective Intelligence
● Local Governance, Citizen Participation & Communitarian Development
● Action Research Methodologies
● Political Innovation: Civic Nationalism, Sovereignty, Stateless Small Nations, Identity, Constitutional Change, Self-government, The Right to Decide, Devolution & Independence.
7) Academic Writing
·● Academic Listening, Reading and Writing
- choose appropriate research topics for college classes
- write detailed outlines for research paper
- find source material for research papers
- take and organize good notes for research
- use appropriate academic tone and language
- document sources by creating a Works Cited list
- avoid plagiarizing your sources
- Master the basics of sentence structure, formatting, and punctuation
- Understand how to approach various common writing assignments
● Academic Speaking and Presentation Skills
Students take part in: individual/group presentations, seminars, debates, panel and group discussions.
In this module, students prepare two presentations, including one solo presentation in their area of academic specialization
Compulsory and Public Selective Course
● British Customs & Etiquette (Social and Business)
● Research Proposal Guidance
● Sharing Session 1 - My Experience of Applying Oxford and Other Universities
● Sharing Session 2- How I Conduct Research in Oxford
British Cultural Experience
British Afternoon Tea
Historical Oxford Pubs
Shakespeare Plays or Local Theatre
Sound academic performance: 70 (on a 100 scale) at the minimum.
* Except Culture, Art and Society course, 1st-year undergraduates are required to be reviewed on the registration materials.
* 1st-year undergraduates from some partner universities do not need to submit academic results.
For more details, please ask your home institution.
(1) IELTS: minimum 5.5 for overall average
(2) TOEFL: minimum 85 for the overall score
(3) College English Test (CET)-4: minimum 425 (applicable to Chinese university applicants only.)
(4) College English Test (CET)-6: minimum 500 (applicable to Chinese university applicants only)
* For those applicants who have not taken the above tests by the time of application, their English proficiency must be assessed through Tele-interview by a programme officer
* This requirement for proof of English proficiency is not required for applicants whose first language is English, those whose first language is not English but have successfully completed a full-time degree-level academic programme at a university where English is the language of instruction, or those who have extensive experience working in a professional English-speaking environment.
* The selection panel of the Course will consider the overall qualifications of each applicant.
A limited level of scholarships (normally for university students) are available for those applicants who have competitive performance during the programme and in the home institution.
Specific Subjects Courses (20 hours）
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