Summer School

Welcome to UTMSPACE Summer School

In the current borderless and electronically-linked world, possession of global knowledge seems inevitable. For such purpose, UTMSPACE has embarked on a special programme called Summer School. It has been introduced, among others, to provide opportunities especially for international students to learn and experience Malaysian cultural diversity, to explore the tropical rainforest and, flora and fauna. Various courses have been developed to allow students to acquire knowledge, share views and improve their understanding on some uniquely-designed and globally relevant subjects.

All the courses are conducted by qualified and experienced lecturers and/or professionals. Students who are adventurous will also have the opportunity to have hands-on experience by participating in excursions or tours to different places in Malaysia and may even explore one of the world’s oldest rainforest which is said to be about 240 million years old.

The Summer School Programme also provides an avenue for students around the globe to get together to exchange ideas and gain insights, share experience and discover new knowledge, explore possibilities and also establish network.

Summer School Programme

This two-week programme offers a number of interesting courses. It has a wide-application related to the environment, local community, heritage and tradition. The courses incorporate theory and practice, blended with the local culture and social activities. The summer school creates reciprocal partnership through which participants exchange ideas, share experience, discover new knowledge and establish network. Participants will learn and have hands-on experience by participating in various field trips and cultural programmes.

Programme Details

Programme Details

Duration                         : 2 weeks

Date                               : 17-28 July 2017

Registration Deadline    : 31 May 2017

Fee                                : USD 1,500.00

Course Offered

Course Offered

1)         Explore Johor…Learn English

Learn English while exploring Malaysia’s Southern Jewel – Johor. Enjoy learning English in an immersion environment where participants’ speak, eat, travel and dream’ in English. They will be engaged in language games, fun communicative activities and adventure. The course will be conducted at a number of locations and in different learning environments such as home stay, national park and UTM state-of-the art digital language laboratories.

2)         Malaysian Cultural Immersion Programme

Participants will learn the Malay Language, explore and experience the Malaysian culture through the melting-pot of races and religions where Malays, Indians, Chinese and many other ethnic groups live together in peace and harmony. The multiculturalism has made Malaysia a gastronomical  paradise  and  home  to  hundreds  of  colorful  festivals.  Essentially,  the participants will be able to enjoy the prehistoric rainforest, sandy beaches and visit the world’s tallest twin towers- Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur. Ultimately, the course offers a unique experience that combines enthusiasm, intellectual pursuit and cross cultural understanding.

Summer School Programme/ Летняя школа
SS 01: MANAGING WATER ENVIRONMENT IN TROPICAL COUNTRIES
SS 02: CULTURAL LANDSCAPE IN MALAYSIA
SS 03: RURAL COMMUNITY AND CULTURE
SS 04: MALAYSIAN TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE
SS 05: REVITALIZATION OF THE RURAL ECONOMY THROUGH ECOTOURISM IN MALAYSIA
SS 06: MALAYSIA HERITAGE WALKS & TOWN TRAILS
SS 07: ECO SURVIVAL PROGRAMME: AN EXPERIENCE WITH GREEN ENERGY, ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY RADIO COMMUNICATIONS AND BIO-TOURISM
SS 08: MALAYSIAN AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
SS 09: SHIP MODEL TESTING AND FIBERGLASS BOAT CONSTRUCTION
SS 10: BIO-PROSPECTING IN NATURE
SS 11: LEADERSHIP AND TEAM BUILDING
SS 12: CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT AND PRACTISE FOR PROFESSIONALS
SS 13: EXPLORE JOHOR…LEARN ENGLISH
SS 14: SUSTAINABLE TECHNOLOGIES FOR AGRO-WASTE MANAGEMENT
SS 15: REMOTE SENSING AND GIS

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