The Girton College, University of Cambridge, Economics Summer Program is an intense four-week academic summer programme targeted toward ambitious students in the fields of economics and politics the extraordinary opportunity who want to experience Cambridge student life in the context of a programme specifically designed for high-achieving students.

Girton College is one of the larger constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1869, Girton is a vibrant community of scholars, from all walks of life, united in their passion for learning. The College’s beautiful buildings, excellent facilities and spacious grounds are located just outside the city centre, and Girton is well known for its relaxed and friendly atmosphere – the perfect place in which to meet like-minded students from around the world.

Field of Study

  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • History

For more detailed information about these courses go to the host university website.

Credit Equivalent 

1 course = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 1 course is 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 the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Contact the British High Commission for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Girton College 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.

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Cost

The program fee is approximately $7,000 AUD and includes tuition, accommodation, some meals, social progarm, and day trips to London and Oxford. 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 arranged as part of the program. More information regarding accommodation can be found on the host university website. 

BEL Faculty Credit Assessment

Credit must be confirmed with BEL Faculty to check suitability for your program requirements. You should consult with International Mobility Coordinator prior to submitting an application. The credit precedents information on this site is provided as a guide only. Please see Credit Precedents Disclaimerfor further details.

Girton College Course BEL Faculty Assessment
Economics Summer Programme - A Global History of Contending Economic Thoughts and Economic Paradigms

Approved for #2 unspecified credit towards Level 3 BAFE(Hons) Part C Elective/General Elective

OR

Approved for #2 unspecified credit towards Level 3 BPPE(Hons) Part D Elective/General Elective

OR

Approved for #2 unspecified credit towards level 3 Econ elective

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Winter applications for this program have now closed.

Program Dates

Start: 01 July 2019
End: 27 July 2019

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Exchange
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Credit: For-credit only
Cohort: Undergraduate

OS-HELP Loan

If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

Refer to the funding page for more information on eligibility requirements and loan amounts. 

Global Experiences 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.​

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