When does the Liverpool International Summer School take place?
The ISS takes place between 13th June and 22nd July 2022. You can study for 3 weeks from the 13th June to 1st July, 3 weeks from 1st July to 23nd 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.
If you are planning on studying at postgraduate level in the UK the ISS is a great opportunity to get a taster of what you might experience.
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 6.0 to study the academic programme or equivalent to IELTS 5.0 for English Communication Skills.
You do not need to have an IELTS, just the equivalent level. 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.
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.
How many modules do I study, and how do I select them?
You may choose either one 15 credit module, or three 5 credit modules for each three week block.
If you are studying with us online, you will choose one 15 credit module per three-week block from our list of 15 credit modules.
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 make contact with your advisors.