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Course dates 2016-17

Autumn term
13 Oct - 15 Dec
Spring term
19 Jan - 23 Mar

Language levels explained

Imperial Horizons classes for third and fourth year undergraduates take place on Thursdays from 16.00-18.00. This is a dedicated time slot for your year group to allow all students to participate. 

All courses are 20 weeks long and run over the autumn and spring terms. These courses are worth 6 ECTS and can be taken for credit towards your degree where your department allows. They are also available to take for extra credit. 

Please see the 2016-17 course options below and check the course descriptions for more information.

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Global Challenges for third and fourth years

Course codeCourse titleECTSDurationWhen
HGC31 Lessons from History  6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
HGC32 Global Challenges Independent Project  6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms

Languages and global Citizenship for third and fourth years

Course codeCourse titleECTSDurationWhen
ML92 Arabic Level 2 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML93 Arabic Level 3 
6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML02 French Level 2 6 20 weeks  Autumn and spring terms
ML03 French Level 3 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML04 French Level 4 
20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML05 French Level 5 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML06 French Level 6 6 20 weeks Autumn and psring terms
ML12 German Level 2 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML13 German Level 3  6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML14 German Level 4 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML15 German Level 5 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML16 German Level 6 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML22 Italian Level 2 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML23 Italian Level 3 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML32 Japanese Level 2 
6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML33 Japanese Level 3 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML34 Japanese Level 4 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML35 Japanese Level 5 
6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML62 Mandarin Level 2 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML63 Mandarin Level 3 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML64 Mandarin Level 4 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML53 Russian Level 3 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML102 Russian for Heritage Speakers Level 2 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML42 Spanish Level 2 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML43 Spanish Level 3
6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML44 Spanish Level 4 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML45 Spanish Level 5 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
ML46 Spanish Level 6 6 20 weeks Autumn and spring terms

Science, Culture and Society for third and fourth years

Course codeCourse titleECTSDurationWhen
HSCS3001 Advanced Creative Writing  6  20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
HSCS3002 History of Science, Technology and Industry  6  20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
HSCS3003 Philosophy of Mind  6  20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
HSCS3004 Contemporary Philosophy  6  20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
HSCS3005 Science, Politics and Human Identity (NOT RUNNING in 2016-17)  6  20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
HSCS3006 Humanities Project  6  20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
HSCS3007 Conflict, Crime and Justice
 6  20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
HSCS3008 Visual Culture, Knowledge and Power  6  20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
HSCS3009 Music and Western Civilisation (NOT RUNNING in 2016-17)  6  20 weeks Autumn and spring terms
HSCS2007 Music Technology  6  20 weeks Autumn and spring terms

Imperial Horizons courses listed in our literature and on the website are those that the Centre is currently offering in the academic year listed.  Courses run subject to sufficient demand and resources. The College reserves the right to cap numbers and change or discontinue courses.

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