University of Kent Summer Schools

Please note that McGill students must obtain permission from their faculty before participating in study abroad programs.

The Summer Schools are two weeks long and run in June and July 2018, allowing you to attend one or more, and discover what it is like to be a student at our Canterbury, Brussels or Paris locations.

Studying at a summer school with the University of Kent, ranked 23 out of 119 institutions in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2017), you will benefit from expert teaching, on-campus accommodation (in Canterbury), social activities, excellent resources and facilities and an opportunity to enhance your career or progress to postgraduate study. The Summer Schools offered in Brussels and Paris are taught in English by specialist academics and practitioners from across the world expanding your professional, academic and social networks.


Canterbury, Molecular Biology and IVF
16 - 30 June 2019
Gain cutting edge research skills and expertise through exploring the process of generating IVF embryos, chromosome analysis and fluorescence in-sit hybridisation.
Canterbury, Quantitative Methods
16 - 30 june 2019
Undergraduate level. 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.

Brussels, Europe and the World
16 - 29 June 2019
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.

Law in a Digitised Global Economy
30 June - 14 July 2019
This course is led by expert academics from across the University of Kent to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of changes in the legal profession.


Canterbury, Global Business in a Dynamic Environment
June 30 – 14 July 2019
Explore the core theories and activities involved in International business and the complexity of decision making on a global scale.

Paris, Urban Ethnography
7 – 14 July 2019
Study people places, practices and things in the urban setting of the city of Paris.

Paris, Revolutions
14 - 26 July 2019
Explore how French culture has long been at the centre of innovation in the fields of architecture, film, literature, art, philosophy and drama.

Scholarships and discounts:
· We have a limited number of full and part scholarships to award.
· Discounts of £100 if you book and pay in full by 16 April 2018
· Brussels Summer School students are entitled to 10% discount if they subsequently enrol on a Master’s degree at the Brussels centre.

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