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Featuring CCIS Programs

Edge Hill University, England Summer

Ormskirk, England (Europe)

Quick Facts

Summer 2018
Dates:  July 1 - July 28
Application Deadline:  May 1 ($200 discount for students who apply before April 1)
Costs:  $4,986 CCIS Member | $5,386 Non-Member

Program Overview

Nestled between the historic market town of Ormskirk and the rolling green fields in North West England, Edge Hill University’s beautiful campus is just 30 minutes outside the city centre of culturally diverse Liverpool, and 40 minutes to the bright lights of Manchester.
During your stay Edge Hill Summer Program you’ll be able to mix with students from all over the world, take in the lakes and scenery on campus, and relax in our cutting-edge sports complex, Sporting Edge. We know that studying in a foreign country can be both a daunting and life-changing experience, so our International Team and academic staff will provide you with dedicated support, from Welcome and Orientation right through to program completion. You’ll be living in the best student housing in the UK (as voted for by the National Student Housing Survey 2016) - with your own your own room and bathroom, as well as a shared space and kitchen to chat with new friends. 
When you’re not busy broadening your mind, you’ll broaden your horizons on 5 full-day exursions with us to beautiful places like Manchester, historical York and Chester, Conwy Castle in Wales and the breath-taking Lake District. Back on campus, we'll keep you entertained with pub quizzes, movie nights and socials; you'll ge the full EHU experience, and make friends for life.


Contact Program Sponsor and Advisor

Truman State University
Alcidean Arias
Director of the Center for International Education Abroad

Questions? Contact me
Tel:(660) 785-4076

This program is sponsored and administered by Truman State University.

Academics & Program

Edge Hill University Summer Programs

The Study Abroad Programme is designed to help develop your abilities and knowledge in an inclusive and effective learning envionrment. The focus of the programme is to enhance your academic knowledge through the exploration of the core module, British Culture and Heritage, and your chosen subject (you have the optionof studying Business and Entrepreneurship or The Literary Landscape of the North of England). 

Course Offerings

British Culture and Heritage - This core module provides a deeper understanding of the context and history which has shaped British society, culture, the political landscape and the position of the United Kingdom in the global arena.

Business & Entrepreneurship - Reviews entrepreneurial skills and small business development through theoretical concepts of enterprise, self-employment and small business management.

The Literary Landscape of the North of England - Introduction to a major theme in British literature and culture, enabling you to appreciate and interpret literary texts in detail, and to understand them in their winder historical contexts.

A Very British Playlist- Investigate the explosion of British music onto the international scene starting from the 1960's and the rise of the Beatles up to the present day. You will examine the power and influence that British music has had on society throughout the decades.

Sports Policy and Practice in the United Kingdom- Explore and experience the context within the UK from community based activity through the complexities of the football lpremier league. The module will investigate large mass marketing events and the legacy of London 2012. It includes a wide range of physical activity.

For additional summer course information, see the Edge Hill digital brochure here.

Assessment takes place throughout the course via the production of an academic portfolio, including individual and group presentations, short pieces of written work and multiple questions tests.

You will receive 10 UK Credits (at level 4) for each module completed (a total of 20 UK credits). 

Credits: 20 UK Credits
Instructor's Language: English

Student Life & Housing

Student Life 

Studying in a foreign country is a life-changing opportunity for personal growth, cultural enrichment and higher learning. Edge Hill's extensive support for international students helps to ensure that you are able to embrace these challenges, which will allow you to grow and enhance your experience.

When you aren't studying there are a variety of activities on campus to keep you occupied. Edge Hill’s state-of-the-art Sports Centre offers some of the best sport and fitness facilities in the UK. This includes a varied fitness class timetable, 8-court sports hall, 25m 6-lane swimming pool, 80-station fitness suite with in-built entertainment technology, sauna & steam room, exercise studio, 6 outdoor pitches, 3 floodlit 3G 6-a-side courts, and a competition standard, floodlit 8-lane synthetic athletics track with 2 x 10-lane straights.

The Quad, our on-campus nightclub and adjoining pub, is the hub of student social life on campus: theme nights, quizzes, karaoke, live bands, snooker, satellite TV and a typical British bar are all on offer under one roof. You can guarantee that there is always something happening there! Our on-site Rose Theatre is a favorite of visiting professional theatre and dance companies with about 40 shows each year from Shakespeare to stand-up comedy, as well as weekly movie nights – with free popcorn!


Summer Program students stay in our modern accmodation halls located right on our beautiful campus. Rooms include an en-suite bathroom and all halls have a kitchen/communal area which is shared with up to 6-8 other students from the Program.

You will have access to a fully fitted kitchen and all cooking utensils so you will be able to prepare your own meals with your friends. We have various catering outlets available on campus and a variety of cages, restaurants and shops in Ormskirk town centre (10 minute walk). The beautiful port city of Liverpool as just a 30-minute journey from campus, so whatever your preference, there will be something to keep you entertained.

There is also a 24-hour campus support team if ever you need a hand.

Each private bedroom Includes:
Free Wi-Fi access in each hall
Single bed
Desk and chair, with desk light
Wardrobe and storage space.
Bedding; bed sheet, duvet and cover, pillow and cover
Regular housekeeping from our dedicated team
All Kitchens include
Oven, induction hob
Iron and ironing board
32″ LCD Freeview TV (TV licence provided by the University)
Table & Chairs
Lockable food storage cupboard
Personal post box

Duration & Costs

Duration Dates

Summer 2018
July 1 - July 28, 2018

Summer 2018
CCIS Member: $4,986 | Non-CCIS Member: $5,386

Costs included: Accommodation, catering, orientation, social activites, airport pick-up from Manchester International Airport, excursions including one full-day and two-half days each module per week.

Costs Not Included: Airfare, meals and personal expenses.

All costs, fees, and dates are subject to change without notification. Contact the program sponsor to verify all costs, fees, and dates for this program. 

Please refer to your acceptance materials for information on arrival, orientation, and academic calendar. The refund policy is program specific and non-transferable. Refer to your acceptance materials for the comprehensive refund policy or contact the program sponsor.

Eligibility & Deadlines

Application Deadline

Summer 2018
May 1 ($200 discount for students who apply before April 1)

Minimum GPA: Students must have at least a 2.75 GPA
Minimum class standing: Students must have completed 12 semester credits at the time of application and must be 18-years old by the first day of the semester

Have you talked with your study abroad advisor about your home institution's application process? Your institution's deadline might be earlier than the CCIS program application deadline. Check now to make sure all of your material is submitted on time!

Supplemental Application Material

Your CCIS application has two parts.

1) You will complete an online application form with general information 

2) Each program may have supplemental forms that need to be completed and submitted via email. Please download the supplemental application materials to your computer.

Do not fill forms out in your web browser. Submit the completed supplemental application material directly to your study abroad advisor or to the program sponsor. Make sure to check with your study abroad office to learn how they want applications submitted.

Two academic recommendations
Color copy of Passport
Official transcript

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