Centre-Taught Courses: Led by Barcelona Field Studies
Centre staff with specialist knowledge and fieldwork expertise who, after prior
negotiation of course content, take full responsibility for teaching the course.
Your active involvement is strongly encouraged, whether in contributing to the
teaching, supervising and assisting the students or in allocating students and
staff to the most appropriate small working group. The evening follow-up session
is normally between 18.00 and 20.00. There is a break for dinner between 20.00
and 21.00. The briefing for the following day's work is normally undertaken
Centre-Assisted Courses: Tuition is shared between
Barcelona Field Studies Centre teaching staff and you. The programme is normally
designed and led by you with a Barcelona Field Studies Centre member of staff
assisting during the work in the field. You would normally give your group their
pre-fieldwork briefing and teach the evening session, if required, yourself. All
the facilities of the Centre are available to the group for the duration of the
stay. This includes fieldwork equipment and Health and Safety advice. Groups
choosing this option should ideally have familiarity with the field study sites.
Inspection visits are provided free.
Centre-Taught Light Courses: As for the Centre-Taught
courses, but with a less intensive evening follow-up. The evening follow-up
session lasts an hour, normally between 19.00 and 20.00 followed by dinner. The
briefing for the following day is normally included within the pre-dinner
All options include the provision and use of fieldwork
equipment and health and safety advice.
The environment in which we work is unsurpassed for the range
of field study opportunities available and programmes can be arranged which
complement the work undertaken in the classroom and which meet the demands of
the curriculum at all levels.
Length of Course
Courses vary from one to eight full days. Longer stays are
possible upon request.