New Certificate in Black and Asian Studies at University of Leicester
new two year part-time course in Black and Asian Studies has been launched by
the University of Leicester.
course is aimed at people interested in understanding the critical and
historical Black and Asian presence in Britain. The course will enable its
participants to understand the links between Black and British history, and an
insight into how some issues have contributed to the shaping of Britain and its
by the University’s Institute of Lifelong Learning, it is available at the
University’s adult education centre, Vaughan College.
Director Tony Ramsey said: “The course uses a variety of approaches to cover a
wide range of subjects. The course focuses on giving students the experience of
many cultures, such as African, Caribbean and Asian peoples in Leicester and
Britain. This is achieved by the study of history, culture, philosophy, economy
curriculum is based on the presumption that there is a valuable body of
knowledge that expresses the Black and Asian experience. The course consists of
three taught modules over the academic year. Independent studies and tutorial
support is incorporated into the timetable of the certificates course.
student Guy Sumpter commented on the atmosphere of the organising lifelong
learning centres: “Staff at the University’s lifelong learning centres are
friendly, approachable and helpful. The atmosphere is welcoming and not
intimidating – ideal for those who may be considering higher education for the
course fee is £350 per annum. The certificate will take be held at Vaughan
College on Tuesday evenings from 6pm until 9pm commencing on 26th
course will be assessed by means of coursework and an examination at the end of
the second year. Students will also be required to produce a small project and
keep a learning diary.
For further information on the course, please contact: Helen Pascoe, telephone 0116 252 5966 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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