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King's College London - International Summer School
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Winter (Jun - Aug)
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Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Business School
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Exchange Short-Term
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4 weeks
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King’s College London, International Summer School

Location: London, UK
Program dates: 2 - 20 July 2018
Sydney exchange application deadline: 29 April 2018
Partner application deadline: 31 May 2018
Duration: 3 weeks
Type: Exchange


Program Description
University of Sydney students have the opportunity to spend 4 weeks of their winter holidays undertaking summer school courses offered by King’s College London. Students will also have the opportunity to get to know London, and experience the UK, with historical and cultural visits alongside fellow King’s College students.

Academic Information

Level: Undergraduate
Language:  English
Relevant subject areas: International relations, Public Health, Maths, UK Culture, Film Studies, Ancient languages
Credit points: 15 UK credits / 7.5 ECTS per module
General conversion: 15 UK credits = 6 USyd credits
Courses available: Due to University of Sydney semester dates you may only choose courses from 'Session One' at King's College London.
- London & Film
- Media, Gender & Culture
- Museum of London: Curating the City
- Wonderland: 100 Years of Children's Literature
- International Relations
- Profiling & Psychology of Terrorism
- War & Diplomacy
- Global Health & Social Justice
- Human Anatomy & Physiology
- Public Health
- Applied Maths
- International Commercial Law
- International Human Rights Law
- International Business
- Ancient Greek (Beginners)
- Latin (Beginners)

View course lists and syllabi on the KCL website.

Applying for academic credit
You must have approval from your faculty to receive academic credit towards your Sydney course to be eligible for an exchange place. The approval will need to be uploaded to your Sydney Abroad application prior to the exchange deadline, Thursday 8 March 2018.
How to apply for academic credit. 

Useful Information 

Local Overview
London is 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. Each of King’s London campuses are easily accessible by public transport and with everything so easily accessible, there is no shortage of adventures and experiences.

Host institution
King’s College London is a leading research and teaching University with an international ranking of 36
It was first established in 1829 by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington and today has a student population of 26,000. Located in the heart of London, it is one of the most selective universities in the world and is a member of  numerous academic organisations including the Association of Commonwealth Universities (which includes the University of Sydney), The European University Association and the Russell Group.  
KCL offers accommodation with private single bedrooms and en-suites, in apartments with shared living spaces and kitchens. They also offer a gym membership to Summer School participants as an additional extra.
View full accommodation details on the KCL website.


Tuition: The University of Sydney has an exchange agreement with King's College London (KCL), which allows students from each institution to study at the other, as part of the student exchange program. University of Sydney students in this course will be enrolled in an exchange unit of study at the University of Sydney and will pay tuition fees at Sydney for this unit. You will not pay tuition fees at KCL, however you must ensure you budget for the program fee and other expenses.

If you do not receive an exchange place you may still apply as a non-exchange student. Application and tuition fees for all non-exchange students are payable to KCL directly. Tuition fees for non-exchange students are GBP£1,350 (AUD $ 2,385).

Scholarships: 10 x AUD $1,000 Sydney Abroad exchange scholarships (no application required). These Sydney Abroad scholarships are only available to currently enrolled University of Sydney students who are accepted by King's College London as an exchange student.

Other costs: Accommodation (£1200, approx. AUD $ 2,120), meals, flights, visa, personal expenses and additional travel.

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.

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.

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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.

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