Spend your summer in one of the most fascinating and stimulating cities in the world whilst earning academic credit for your degree programme.
You will study full time during the course of the International Summer School. Our International Summer School has two sessions that each take four weeks to complete. Session one will run from 6 June to 1 July 2022 and session two will run from 4 July to 29 July 2022. Only one module can be studied per session, but you can sign up for both sessions if you want to study more than one module. You will also have the opportunity to take an internship module.
Accommodation is also available throughout the International Summer School.
If you are looking to study abroad during the academic year, you may be interested in our study abroad programme, which will be running in the autumn and spring semesters.
To apply for the International Summer School you'll need to complete our International Summer School application form before the deadline of 1 April 2022.
Session one modules: 6 June – 1 July 2022
Black Studies: Resistance, Creativity and Joy in the Capital
This module will provide an exciting and unique opportunity for students to delve into contemporary cultural production, creativity, resistance and joy in first, second and third generation African and Caribbean lives in and around London.
Britain, Brand and Luxury
This module offers an introduction to brand management and the specificities of the luxury market in London.
Creative Capital: London’s Art and Design
Study the art and design of London and understand the context of the social, political, cultural and economic circumstances of artefacts’ production and collection.
Crime in London
Learn about the criminal justice system in the capital, from the history of policing to one of the world's most famous courts, the Old Bailey.
Session two modules: 4 July – 29 July 2022
Architecture in London
Learn about the history and the life of the city while exploring drawing and writing techniques.
Black Studies: Decolonisation and Dismantling Institutional Racism
This module will provide an in-depth exploration of a specific form of racism, known as anti-Black racism, and the ways in which this permeates larger institutions and organisations such as healthcare, the judicial system and the media.
Internship in London
Many companies have offices in London, which is a great place to gain work experience. This programme can only be taken in combination with an academic module from the first session.
London Press Pack: Journalism in the City
Enhance your practical journalism skills and learn about ethical problems involved in professional news-writing on our journalism module.
London's Multibillion Pound Visitor Economy
With more than 19 million international tourists each year, London is one of the major city destinations globally. Explore the different dimensions of the city’s visitor economy.
Throughout the International Summer School programme, you'll have the opportunity to add on a range of excursions and social activities. The availability and cost of excursions will vary depending on the date and number of sessions you join. A list of excursions will be released nearer the time of the International Summer School and, once you have submitted your application.
Self-catered student accommodation is available throughout the International Summer School. Our accommodation is a 10 minute walk from our Holloway Road campus and is surrounded by great amenities. Accommodation is £220 per week and includes a kitchen and bedding pack. Further details about how you can book will be shared once you have applied for the International Summer School 2022.
If you have any questions, please get in touch with the International Summer School team at firstname.lastname@example.org.