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Sample timetables

The below sample Pre-University Online Summer Course timetables will give you an idea of what a typical week is like on the course.

Week 1

Time (UK) and activityMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
09:00-11:00
Live sessions
Getting to know you/ Student introductionsIntroduction to university study in the UKAcademic listening skills and introduction to lecturesLanguage/skills work from the previous day’s live academic lecture or seminarAcademic speaking skills and giving presentations

Introduction to UCL

Introduction to academic English

Academic lecture or seminar (live)

Introduction to academic research

Academic lecture or seminar (live)

Exploring the differences between high school and university study  The assessed Research Project 
Information on course assessments    
11:00-12:00
Live and self-study sessions

Tutorials or guided study

Tutorials or guided study

Tutorials or guided study

Tutorials or guided study

Tutorials or guided study

Optional self-study activities

Academic lecture: Origins of London (recorded)

Virtual cultural visit to: Museum of London

Academic lecture: High-Speed Communication (recorded)

Virtual visit to Tate Britain

Academic lecture: Principles of Management (recorded)

Guided study on academic lectureGuided study on virtual cultural visitGuided study on academic lectureGuided study on a cultural visitGuided study on academic lecture

Week 2

Time (UK) and activityMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
09:00-11:00
Live sessions
Language/skills work from previous day’s  live academic lecture or seminarAcademic listening skills and introduction to lectureLanguage/skills work from previous day’s  live academic lecture or seminarAcademic listening skills and introduction to lectureLanguage/skills work from previous day’s live academic lecture or seminar

Academic writing skills

Academic lecture or seminar (live)

Academic speaking skills: Seminars

Academic lecture or seminar (live)

Exploring global citizenship in the context of UCL

Writing an academic report    
11:00-12:00
Live and self-study sessions

Tutorials or guided study

Tutorials or guided study

Tutorials or guided study

Tutorials or guided study

Tutorials or guided study

Optional self-study activities

Academic lecture: Tall Buildings of London (recorded)

Virtual visit to: London Transport Museum

Academic lecture: Memory, learning and language learner (recorded)

Virtual visit to Greenwich

Academic lecture: The honeybee (recorded)

Guided study on academic lectureGuided study on cultural visitGuided study on academic lectureGuided study on cultural visitGuided study on academic lecture