Exeter International Summer School

What could be better than summertime near the south west coast of England?

Study in Exeter for three or six weeks this summer together with other students from all over the world and enjoy trips to London, Bath and St. Ives as part of the program! The interdisciplinary courses are taught by Exeter faculty and offer great opportunity for discussion and different view points on subjects around the globe. 

Key information

Location

Exeter, UK

Language

English

Semester

Summer

Program type

Exchange

Application information

Application status

Open

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Summer 20 applications

Priority deadline Jan. 8, 2020

University-specific additional requirements

Additional requirements apply. See the Eligibility section below.

Summer 21 applications

Open Fall 2020

Student experience

University of Exeter International Summer School Experience

Program details

Courses Available:

  • Britain and the Making of the Modern World
  • Global Climate Change: Environment, Technology and Society
  • Global Enterprise
  • Adapting Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT) to Improve Access to Psychological Therapies
  • International Relations: Security, Conflict and Peace
  • Contract Law
  • Human Rights Law
  • Preventative Medicine: Exercise and the Environment
  • Rethinking Shakespeare: Beyond the Bard
  • Victorian Evolutions and Revolutions:  Literature and Visual Culture

Details can be found here.

Course Information:

Student will take 2 courses in the summer program and recieve 3 units per course. 

June 28 - July 19, 2020 which includes a 5 day orientation in London.

 

  1. Costs

    Exeter has created a program fee for exchange students ( £1200) that includes on-campus accommodation, meals, transport to and from the airport, the social program and orientation in London. 

    Don't forget to include things like flights, insurance, visas etc in your budget.

  2. Funding

    Did you know that you can take your University of Calgary funding with you on exchange? Since you remain a degree seeking student at the UCalgary while on exchange you remain eligible for any awards and scholarships you are eligible to receive from the university as well as student loans.

    Our office also administers the International Study Travel Grant for students travelling on approved U of C study programs that are credit bearing. The amount changes year to year as the money is split evenly between qualified applicants. Students may only receive the study travel grant once.

    Please see the exchange funding page for more information.

The program fee includes on campus accommodation in Exeter halls*.

*Please note, if you want to share a twin room you must know the person you intend to share with.

This exchange is open to regular, full-time students in any faculty at the University of Calgary, who have completed at least 1 full year (10 courses) at the post-secondary level, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0(B).

An academic letter of reference is required for a complete application.

Tourist information in and around Exeter

Here are just a few of the things there are to see and do in Exeter.  

Exeter Cathedral

Pilgrims and visitors have been making their way to Exeter Cathedral since medieval times.  It is one of the great cathedrals of England, and one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in Europe.

Exeter Quay

Used as a port since Roman times, the Quayside is one of the most interesting areas of the city and is home to a wide range of bars and restaurants, an eclectic mix of shops and a number of summer events. It is also the start point for a number of outdoor activities including cycling, walking and canoeing.

Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM)

Exeter’s world-class museum is home to a wide range of collections which reveal Devon and Exeter’s rich history and global connections as well as one of the largest natural history collections in the UK.

Exeter’s Underground Passages

View the passages underground Exeter’s City Centre, which date back to the 14th century.

Red Coat Guided Tours in Exeter

These free guided walking tours are a great way to explore Exeter and learn about its history. Tours begin outside the Royal Clarence Hotel in Cathedral Yard, or from the Quay House Visitor Centre and take place between three and four times per day.

Exmouth

Exmouth is approximately a 30 minute train journey from Exeter. The two miles of beach and the beautiful views of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast are two of the town’s main attractions. Exmouth offers a variety of activities including water sports.

Dartmoor

Dartmoor National Park is located in the South West of England. Dartmoor is an area of moorland with beautiful scenery including rivers, impressive tors, and wildlife.

Plymouth

Plymouth is the largest city in Devon. There is a lot to do in this interesting city; you could go shopping in Drakes Circus, or take a walk down the historic Barbican, or visit Plymouth Hoe, which has spectacular views over the natural harbour.

Teignmouth

Teignmouth is a small picturesque seaside town with a Victorian pier, parks and a promenade.


Have questions?

Study Abroad 101

Please watch this YouTube playlist before reaching out or booking an appointment.

Watch Study Abroad 101

Academic Advising

Before applying to study abroad, you should ask your academic advisor how an exchange might align with your degree (e.g. best time to go, what courses you need).

After you are accepted, you should ask your academic advisor more specific questions about courses/transfer credits. It’s also recommended to follow up with your advisor again once you return to Calgary.

Find your academic advisor

Study Abroad Advising

If you have questions about this exchange program, you can meet with the specific advisor for this program by booking an appointment through the link below.

1. Select “Book an Appointment”
2. Select “Study Abroad Appointments”
3. Select “Book by Appointment Type”
4. Read through the list of appointment types to select the most appropriate type and view available times.

Book an appointment

The advisor for the program is: Tara Jorgensen.

How to Apply

Download the application guide

This PDF contains information on how to complete your application and what to do after you have applied.

Application guide

Identify three programs of interest

We recommend applying for your top three programs for the priority application deadline, as placement may be competitive. We will assess your applications in ranked order.

Check requirements and deadlines

These may vary by program, so check the individual program pages and make sure that you are aware of any different application deadlines or eligibility requirements.

Start your application

Once you have gathered everything you need, you can begin your application!

Please note: Applications will not be considered complete until all required documents are submitted in full.

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International travel presents challenges that may not be found when attending classes on campus. There may be a lack of resources, emergency services, hospitals, accessibility issues and/or demands on the physical and the mental self, all of which can challenge individuals when away from their usual support systems and structures. Adequate preparation is essential.

For this reason, it is imperative that you evaluate all aspects of your own physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual condition against the rigors of the particular study abroad program you are selecting. If you are unsure of whether or not this program is a good fit for you and/or if you have any circumstances that could impede your enjoyment of the program, please contact us. Our Study Abroad Team will be happy to assist in finding the best options for you and arrange any supports or accommodations necessary to ensure your success.

Please note if you have or are seeking a certificate from Student Accessibility Services, you should provide this early to your Study Abroad Advisor to ensure that the option that you are seeking can support your needs.