International Track for Human Sciences

The International Track is a new capsule course offered to 2nd year (L2) students or 3rd (L3) year in the Bachelor's Degree in Human Sciences

  • 12/07/2016

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The International Track is a new optional course offered to 2nd year (L2) students or 3rd (L3) year in the Bachelor's Degree in Human Sciences. It runs over two semesters from September 2016.

It is aimed at students studying anthropology, education, psychology, sociology, sport sciences at the University of Bordeaux who have returned from a period of study abroad, who wish in the future to study abroad or simply wish to have an international experience at home. It is open to at-home students and international students.

The International Track is a project-based course aimed at developing intercultural awareness. It has a dual objective: to develop your communication skills for studying in an international context, to develop your skills in human science methodology. The course is entirely taught in English, jointly run by English for specific purposes teachers and psychology and sociology lecturers.
 This course will explore the theme of diversity in its broadest sense:

  • diversity in schools,
  • social diversity, narratives of diversity,
  • diversity in the workplace,
  • diversity of practices,
  • cultural diversity,
  • diversity and institutions,
  • diversity policies etc.

Students participating in the course will work collaboratively on a capsule project in which they will design, produce, film and present at an event a short documentary that draws on the theme of diversity from their chosen perspective and compares international contexts and issues.

How to enrol

Bordeaux students

Bordeaux students must enrol for both semesters in the international track, either in L2 or in L3. Each semester in the international track is an UE bonus, giving a total of 6 extra ECTS. If you are interested in signing up, first find out if you meet the language requirement by taking the diagnostic test. If you obtain a B1 level or above you can then complete the online questionnaire expressing your interest in enrolling.

International students

International students may enrol for one or both semesters in the international track. Each semester will give 3 ECTS. To express your interest in enrolling, please complete the online questionnaire. There is no need to take the diagnostic test. You should indicate your level in English and any language certificates obtained in the online questionnaire.

Available places: 25

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