The Queen Mary Summer School is the opportunity to discover what it’s like to study at one of the UK’s top universities while living in one of the coolest parts of London!

The Summer School programme features a broad range courses, put together by our world-class academics in a variety of disciplines. You can specialise according to your interests, knowing that each session will be thought-provoking, challenging and exciting in equal measure.

Fields of study

  • Art History
  • History
  • Anthropology
  • Film, TV & Media
  • Chinese language and culture
  • Law
  • Physics
  • International relations
  • Political science
  • Sociology
  • Chemistry
  • Literature
  • International business
  • Drama
  • Computer science
  • Criminology
  • Biomedical science
  • Health science
  • Environmental science

UQ Students are able to choose courses from the Queen Mary Summer School. Find more information regarding specific courses on the Queen Mary Summer School website

Credit Equivalent

15 credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 4 UQ Units upon successful completion of 30 credits (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 host program for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by Queen Mary

Session Two of this program impacts on UQ semester 2 dates, UQ students must meet the additional special conditions for programs that impact on teaching dates.

 Apply to UQ  Apply to host

Costs

Program tuition is approximately $3,200 - $6,200 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the Queen Mary website. UQ students may be eligible for a program discount. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding. Applicants will be notified by mid-May if they are eligible for travel grants and scholarships awarded by the Global Experiences Team. Please do not rely on this funding to support your global experience.

Accommodation

Accommodation can be arranged as part of the program for an additional cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the Queen Mary website

UQ students are able to complete a variety of courses within one of the following sessions:

Session 1
  • Start date: 29 June 2020
  • End date: 17 July 2020
  • For-credit or not-for-credit
Session 2
  • Start date: 20 July 2020
  • End date: 07 August 2020
  • For-credit only
Sessions 1 & 2
  • Start date: 29 June 2020
  • End date: 07 August 2020
  • For-credit only

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

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 10 March 2020
Host: 24 May 2020

Program Dates

Program dates vary - See Courses tab

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: London, England
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*


*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only

 

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.

Register