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University College London Summer School
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Winter (Jun - Aug)
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University College London Summer School
Location: London, United Kingdom
Program dates: Session 1: 2 – 20 July 2018
Application deadline: 31 May 2018
Duration: 3 weeks
University College London (UCL) is offering overseas students an opportunity to study for credit in the heart of London this July. With a wide range of modules on offer from many of their renowned academic departments, you can choose the subject best suited to your academic or personal interests. UCL features in the global top-ten universities in eight subject areas and the global top-twenty in sixteen subject areas so many of the lecturers on the program are taught by leading academics in their field. Many modules include field trips in and around the city.
Language: Classes are instructed in English
Relevant subject areas: Crime and Security, Culture, Literature, Economics, Management, Urban Planning, Public Health, History, Politics, Psychology, Science
Credit points: 0.5 UCL credits (equiv. to 7.5ECTS)
General conversion: 0.5 UCL credits = 6 USyd credits
Due to the UCL Summer School session dates and semester 2 dates at the University of Sydney you may only choose courses from Session 1: 2 - 20 July 2018.
View full course information and syllabi on the UCL website.
UCL eligibility criteria
You must have:
- completed two semesters of full-time study in your current course
- meet UCL English language requirements
Applying for academic credit
This program is available on a non-exchange basis only. If you wish to receive academic credit towards your University of Sydney course you must have approval from your faculty prior to departure.
How to apply for academic credit.
London is a one of the world's most cosmopolitan cities. With incredible museums, historic monuments, a brilliant nightlife, the West End theatre scene, shopping, markets and vast green spaces, it offers something for everyone.
University College London (UCL) is considered to be one of the most prestigious universities in the world and is ranked in the top 20. Billing itself as London’s global university, it attracts students from all over the world, especially for its arts, science and social science studies. Located near London’s famous Bloomsbury area, in 1978 UCL became the first university in England to admit women students on equal terms with men. It strives for excellence and research that address “real world problems.” UCL boasts the best academic to student ratio in the UK.
Accommodation is available at one of UCL’s two Summer School Residences. Both residences are located in the heart of London and feature private bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, 24/7 security, free Wi-Fi, laundry services, and weekly clean and change of bed linen. You will also have access to tennis courts which can be booked free of charge. You can choose to select self-catered or catered accommodation options.
View full accommodation details on the UCL website.
Application fee: GBP £60
Program fee: GBP£1,950 (approx. $5,145 AUD)
Program fee includes:
10% discount, tuition, site visit entrance fees
Scholarships: 15 x AUD $1,500 Sydney Abroad scholarships (no application required).
Once you have completed the application procedure and been accepted by University College London you will automatically be assessed for these scholarships.
Accommodation: Accommodation costs vary from GBP £2,950 - £3,600 (AUD $5,118 - $6,250) based on the meal plan you select. See 'Useful Information' tab for further information on accommodation.
Travel insurance: If you are approved by the University of Sydney to participate in this program you will be covered by the University's Student Travel Insurance Policy. This is a complementary policy to cover you for the duration of your University of Sydney mobility experience. Please refer to the Audit and Risk Management website for all travel insurance queries.
Other costs: flights, travel costs, living expenses, visa.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place, where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.
How to Apply
It is important that you understand the requirements and structure of your course (and major/s) to ensure that you select appropriate units of study at your host institution which can be credited towards your degree. To help understand your course structure, you should consult your Faculty Handbook published in the year in which you commenced your course (eg. if you began a Bachelor of Commerce in 2016, you should look at the Business School Undergraduate Handbook from 2016). Pre-2017 Handbooks can be found in the handbook archive.
Please ensure you read all information on this brochure page, taking note of and deadlines and any requirements detailed.
To apply to this program you will need to:
1. Commence the Sydney Abroad application by clicking the 'Apply' button below.
2. Follow instructions provided within the Sydney Abroad application to complete and submit the host application prior to the host deadline.
3. If you wish to request academic credit for this overseas program, submit an application for academic credit to your faculty as soon as possible.
4. If accepted by the host, upload your acceptance to your Sydney Abroad application and click 'Submit Application'.
Note: The Sydney Abroad application requires that you upload a copy of your current passport and the outcome of you academic credit request. If you do not have these available to you now you can save your application and upload them later.