When does the Liverpool International Summer School take place?
The ISS takes place between 15th June and 24th July 2020. You can study for 3 weeks from the 15th June to 3rd July, 3 weeks from 3rd July to 24th July or the whole period of 6 weeks.
Who is the course for?
The course is designed for current undergraduate or postgraduate students, who want to experience what it is like to study at a leading UK institution, earn credit towards their home degree, learn from experts in their field, have fun and meet people from around the world.
What are the language Entry requirements?
If you are not from a country considered to have English as the main language, you will need to have English language equivalent to an IELTS 6. If you don’t have a current certification, we can provide a short online language test at the point of application which will enable us to confirm your suitability.
Where will I stay while I am in Liverpool?
Students on the ISS have access to one of the university’s modern halls of residence, offering single occupancy en-suite rooms, a shared kitchen and social space, and space to study. These are situated on campus and only a short walk from where your classes will take place.
What is the difference between the course on Weeks 1-3 and 4-6? Can I study the whole 6 weeks?
You can choose to study for the six weeks. Modules offered in weeks 1-3 are different from weeks those offered in weeks 4-6. Each three-week block includes one coach trip and one evening meal the cost of which are included in the price.
How many modules do I study, and how do I select them?
For each 3 week block, you will select 4 modules. You can choose freely according to your own interests, or follow a ‘pathway’ which are focused on a particular academic theme; for example ‘Doing Business’ or ‘Liverpool DNA’
Do I need a visa?
Whether you need a visa or not will depend on where you are from. We recommend checking the UK Government’s advice online. If you need further advice you are welcome to contact us directly.
Do I apply as an individual or through my college/ university?
You are welcome to apply as an individual student, however we also invite direct contact from universities and may be able to offer streamlined application and discounts on fees for groups or partner institutions. If you are an individual and think there may be wider interest in the summer school, we would be happy to introduce our team to your counsellors.