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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

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From the Pyramids to a calendrical computer, a long list of early technological innovations go far beyond the traditional view of early and 'primitive' technology. We explore technology that changed the course of history, technology that will astound, and technology that feels impossible but in fact is perfectly reasonable. Where we can, we also explore context and consequences of these ideas.

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Fees and bursaries

Fees

Fees for weekend courses cover tuition, meals (except breakfast) and refreshments, including morning coffee and afternoon tea during teaching hours, and travel on excursions (but not entrance fees to properties visited). Accommodation can be booked for an additional fee and includes breakfast.

VAT does not apply to course fees and there is no service charge (gratuities to domestic staff are left to your discretion).

Payment

Payment is by credit/debit card unless otherwise arranged. You can either pay in full at the time of booking, or pay a 15% registration fee as a deposit; the balance will automatically be taken two weeks before the start of the course. 

Cancellations

You may cancel a course booking at any time. After the 14 day cancellation period has expired, the standard ICE course cancellation policy will apply. Please view our refund and cancellation policy for further details.

Bursaries

The Cambridge University Press (CUP) Bursary Fund offers a bursary of 50% of the course fee to applicants who teach in a UK state school or state-funded further education institution, applying to study a day school, weekend course or online course.

Course dates

03 Oct 2020 to 04 Oct 2020

Course duration

1 Weekend

Apply by

25 Sep 2020

Course fee

£200

Accommodation fees

Single room: £65 per night

Double/Twin room £55 per person, per night (2 people sharing)

Venue

Institute of Continuing Education
University of Cambridge
Cambridge
CB23 8AQ
United Kingdom

Qualifications / Credits

Non-accredited

Course code

2021NRX092