University of Kent Summer Schools
Study in Brussels, Canterbury or Paris
We are delighted to inform you of our newly launched University of Kent Summer Schools in Brussels, Canterbury and Paris. These specialist Summer School courses are designed for students (or professionals) thinking about studying on a postgraduate degree programme in the UK (Canterbury Courses) or at our specialist postgraduate centres in Paris or Brussels on our European Summer Schools.
- Brussels, European Summer School ‘ Europe and the World’
18 June – 1 July 2017
How does the European Union (EU) act as a global organisation in today’s world? Understand the main challenges facing the EU and debate with policy makers from institutions such as NATO and the European Parliament.
- Paris, European Summer School ‘ Revolutions’
16-29 July 2017
Explore Paris throughtailored seminars on the theme of Revolutions given by experienced academics; follow in the footsteps of iconic artists and visit major sites such as the Palace of Versailles, UNESCO and the Picasso Museum.
- Paris, Law Critical Theory
26 June – 7 July 2017
PHD level only. A unique intellectual experience for early career academics and research students to work intensively with carefully selected thinkers outside the formal institutional frame.
- Canterbury, ‘Global Business in a Dynamic Environment’
18 June – 2 July 2017
Explore the core theories and activities involved in International business through policies and research and the complexity of decision making on a global scale.
- Canterbury, ‘European Security and Foreign Policy’
18 June – 2 July 2017
Focus on Contemporary security issues facing Europe today and how European states are adapting their security role both within and beyond the European territory.
- Canterbury, Architecture Summer School
2 – 16 July 2017
Take part in presentations, design workshops, lectures and site visits and become part of a creative community that comprises of well-respected researchers, highly skilled architects, engineers and design professionals.
- Canterbury, ‘Biotechnology’
16 - 30 July 2017
Gain cutting edge research skills and expertise in this ever-growing and increasingly important scientific discipline. Students work on a project to produce therapeutic proteins to target specific diseases including transfection, expression, purification and functional analysis.
- Canterbury, ‘Quantitative Methods’
18 June – 2 July 2017
Study the core elements of statistical analysis covering a range of quantitative skill areas including regression, contingency tables and continuous data in a problem-based learning environment.
- Canterbury, ‘Medieval Canterbury’
2-16 July 2017
Transport yourself back to the medieval society through the lens of Canterbury and Kent. Take part in guided visits, workshops and group seminars exploring medieval documents, artefacts and landscapes.
- Canterbury, ‘Investigating the Social Mind’
16 – 30 July 2017
Investigate recent research into Psychology relating to the ‘social mind’ and how this influences people’s thoughts and behaviours. You will gain a key insight into an important aspect of the human psyche.
- Canterbury, Molecular Biology and IVF
30 July – 13 August 2017
Gain cutting edge research skills and expertise through exploring the process of generating IVF embryos, chromosome analysis and fluorescence in-sit hybridisation.
Studying at a Summer School with the University of Kent; ranked 23rd out of 119 institutions in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2017), individuals will benefit from expert teaching, on-campus accommodation, social activities, excellent resources and facilities and an opportunity to enhance their appeal to potential employers and for postgraduate study.
Studying with the University of Kent at our centres in Brussels or Paris on one of these stimulating postgraduate level programmes(or PHD level for Law Critical Theory in Paris); individuals are taught in English by specialist academics and practitioners from across the world expanding their professional, academic and social networks. Students studying on the Brussels summer school will also be entitled to an exclusive 10% discount on a Masters degree programme at the Brussels centre.
Scholarships | We are offering a range of scholarship opportunities for Kent and non- Kent students as well as tiered discounts when studying more than one course. Applications to apply for a scholarship are open until 31 March 2017
Application forms for University of Kent Summer Schools
The deadline to apply for scholarships is 5pm Friday 31 March 2017. You can apply for more than one school but if the location varies you will need to fill in each form by location. To apply for a scholarsip be sure to select 'School scholarship' on the application form, if not then please select 'private finance'.
Please refer to the Individual summer school webpages for all information including eligibility, fees and scholarships. All of our courses applied for here cover content at either Undergraduate or Postgraduate level except for the Law Critical Theory in Paris which is at PHD level.
INSTRUCTIONS (Important please read before applying)
Please upload all documents asked for including: Passport information, language test and most up to date qualification document/transcript.
If English is not your native language and you do not have a language certificate but feel competent in your ability and can prove this; then please indicate this in your application and upload another form of proof.
Click here to apply for our Summer School in Brussels
Click here to apply for a Summer School in Canterbury
Click here to apply for a Summer School in Paris
Earlybird discount | Pay in full by 5 May 2017 and save £150
For further information please see our website or click here to submit your application.
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