University of Bath

University of Bath India Winter School: Global responsibilities from the market to the individual

Attend University of Bath’s Winter School in New Delhi from 14-21 December 2018 to experience the teaching excellence at a top 10 UK university.*

14 Dec 20181.00pm
to
21 Dec 20184.00pm
£250
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Students will engage in lectures, workshops and team projects with a focus on economics, computer science, psychology and social sciences

Taking place at Lady Shri Ram College, the Winter School offers students the chance to examine current challenges affecting the global market from a multidisciplinary perspective, and seek innovative and sustainable solutions.

Students will engage in a series of lectures, workshops and team projects across eight days exploring contemporary debates with a focus on economics, computer science, psychology and social sciences. The Winter School will be delivered by academics from the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences and the Department of Computer Science.

Students can expect an intensive eight-day programme** with the opportunity to learn and study multidisciplinary subjects, develop new skills, and attend a networking reception with graduates and academics of the University of Bath.

Overall winners of the team project taking place will receive letters of recommendation from the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, Professor David Galbreath.

Students who register and attend the India Winter School 2018 will be eligible for a 10% tuition fee discount on master's courses if they apply and successfully receive an offer to study at the University of Bath. They'll also be eligible to apply for a £3,000 scholarship in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences, exclusive to students of the Winter School.

Who should attend?

The Winter School is designed for current undergraduate students from all disciplines studying in the New Delhi area who aspire to study a master’s degree in the UK, or those who wish to immerse themselves in an interactive, rigorous and challenging curriculum.

Applications close on Monday 3 December 2018.

Winter School schedule

You can download a copy of the Winter School schedule.

Day 1

Friday 14 December

Time Event
13:00 to 14:00 Registration
14:00 to 15:00 Plenary welcome
15:00 to 17:00 Economics healthcare markets experiment

Day 2

Saturday 15 December

Time Event
9:00 to 11:00 International comparison of healthcare systems
11:30 to 13:30 Innovation and entrepreneurship
14:30 to 16:30 Market design

Day 3

Sunday 16 December

Time Event
9:00 to 10:00 Introduction to social and policy sciences
10:00 to 11:00 Sustainability and international development
11:30 to 13:00 Understanding poverty in a globalised world
14:00 to 15:00 Inequality of what?
15:00 to 16:00 Social change and international development

Day 4

Monday 17 December

Time Event
9:00 to 10:00 Why we need more development economists
10:00 to 11:00 Do our economic choices prevent us from thinking about the sustainability of our planet?
11:30 to 13:00 Transferable skills
14:00 to 16:00 Team project

Day 5

Tuesday 18 December

Time Event
9:00 to 10:00 Introduction to psychology
10:00 to 11:00 Impact of screen time on children’s development
11:30 to 13:00 Team project
14:00 to 15:00 Social media: Does it make us lonely?
15:00 to 16:00 Cambridge Analytica case study

Day 6

Wednesday 19 December

Time Event
9:00 to 10:00 Gaming disorder
10:00 to 11:00 Does playing violent video games make us more aggressive?
11:30 to 13:00 Team project
14:00 to 15:00 Transferable skills

There will also be an alumni networking reception at the LaLiT Hotel New Delhi.

Day 7

Thursday 20 December

Time Event
9:00 to 10:00 Introduction to computer science
10:00 to 11:00 Data science pipeline
11:30 to 13:00 Programming tutorial
14:00 to 15:00 Introduction to machine learning
15:00 to 16:00 Decision trees

Day 8

Friday 21 December

Time Event
9:00 to 10:00 Random forests
10:00 to 11:00 Is it working?
11:30 to 13:00 Team project
14:00 to 15:00 Machine learning for websites
15:00 to 16:00 Team Project Awards and Closing

Team of lecturers

* According to The Guardian University Guide 2019

** If you have an exam that clashes with the winter school but still wish to attend, please contact Prem N Kapur Associates Pvt. Ltd.