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Birmingham International Summer School 2015

Posted by on May 11th, 2015 · 2015, Art and Design, Arts and Social Science, Built Environment, Business, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Scholarship Opportunities, Science, Self funded, Short courses, Uncategorized, Universitas 21 (U21), UNSW Winter Break

The University of Birmingham launched its Birmingham International Summer School ! (BISS) 2015 earlier this year. It will be an exciting and excellent opportunity for international students who wish to study at one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK and to experience British culture.

There are two different programmes on offer in 2015, including British Cultural Heritage and Mathematical Finance and Financial Time Series. Students will have the opportunity to earn credits for their study in programmes that are formally assessed.

The dates of the Summer Schools programmes are as follows:

  • British Cultural Heritage Programme: 20 July–7 August 2015
  • Mathematical Finance and Financial Time Series Analysis: 20 July–7 August 2015

Fees: The fee for the 2015 International Summer School is: £2,500. This includes:

  • Tuition fees, including assessment (where applicable),
  • Self-catering accommodation in University halls of residence
  • Programme of social events.

To recognise the highly valued relationships between Birmingham and our international partners,The University of Birmingham will offer a £150 discount towards the programme fees for students who are eligible for the BISS. In addition, they are also offering a further £250 scholarship to students from Universitas 21 partners (UNSW).

How to apply: Please visit the BISS Website for the online application details. UNSW students accepted into this program must also complete the UNSW GEP Registration Form and return to deadline to apply is Monday, May 25th at 9am.

Credit Transfer Process: As this is a fee-paying program, students who wish to transfer credit should apply for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional Studies. If you have any questions about how this works please email


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