Birmingham International Summer School offers you the chance to study in the Heart of England, at a top institution and a pioneering university.

You will study exciting programs taught by University of Birmingham teaching staff in one of the most beautiful campuses in the United Kingdom, while having the opportunity to meet new friends from different countries giving you a cultural and diverse study experience.

Fields of study

  • Biological science
  • Environmental science
  • Finance
  • History
  • Film, TV and Media
  • International relations
  • Political Science

More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website

Credit equivalent

20 Credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 20 Credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As UQ Abroad is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the host program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and the BISS entry requirements. This program impacts on UQ semester 2, 2019 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

Apply to UQ Abroad  Apply to host

Costs

The program fee is approximately $4,500 AUD and includes tuition, accommodation and social events. 

Discounts are available for UQ students. Early application discounts are available for applications received by 20 March.

More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

Accommodation 

Accommodation is included in the program fee. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the host university website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: 10 March 2019
Host: 22 April 2019

Program Dates

Start: 15 July 2019
End: 02 August 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Birmingham, UK
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate

UQ Abroad Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.

Register