Short Term Exchange - University of Lancaster

Short Term Exchange - University of Lancaster

Lancaster University is ranked top ten in the Guardian League table and is consistently highly placed in all major league tables. This latest result comes shortly after Lancaster was announced to be the highest placed UK university in the Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 ranking of the world's best young universities. Lancaster University is a member of the N8 Group (which focuses on five areas of research: Ageing and Health; Energy; Molecular Engineering; Regenerative Medicine and Water) - a research partnership of the top 8 most research intensive universities in the North of England.

Course: Introducing Britain - Culture, Language and Society from the Age of Empire to Brexit.

Introducing Britain gives an overview of British culture, history and politics over the past three hundred years, focusing on crucial
historical events and their impact on Britain.

Country: United Kingdom
Program Dates: 8  - 28 July 2018
Application Deadline: 20 March 2018
Area of Study: Culture
Type of program
: Short term
Length of Program: 3 weeks
Language of Instruction: English
Course Details: Student can study a variety of courses. Please see attached for current Macquarie credit approvals. Further Macquarie unit equivalency to be confirmed. For more information please refer to this website.
Academic Advice: All students looking to apply for a program should seek Academic Advice with the relevant Department or Faculty.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must meet following criteria:

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher,
  • Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad,
  • Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
  • Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.

Important notes:

Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Payment Website.

Logistics Fees: Macquarie students do not pay tuition to Lancaster University. The tuition fee is waived.

Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their entire journey overseas. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.

Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.

*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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The courses offered are most suited to students enrolled in either Business, Culture, or Psychology-related degrees. Students participating in the program will gain credit towards their Macquarie degree by taking subjects that may not be offered at Macquarie.

Area of study
Business; Health and medical sciences; Society, history and languages

Has a GPA requirement

Macquarie, Undergraduate, Business, Culture, Psychology, Short term, East Anglia, United Kingdom

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