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

  • Humanities
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Science
  • Film & Media

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).

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, 2017 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates. 

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The program fee is approximately $4,250 AUD.

Discounts are available for UQ students. Early application discounts are available for applications received by 31 March.

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

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


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

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Winter 2017 applications for this program have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 16 July 2017
End: 04 August 2017

Fast Facts

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