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Featuring CCIS Programs

Kingston London, England

London, England (Europe)



Quick Facts

Spring 2020
Dates:  January 3  – April 18
Application Deadline:  October 27, 2019 - Extended
Costs:  $8,800 CCIS Member | $9,200 Non-Member

Fall 2019
Dates:  September 13  – December 13
Application Deadline:  April 5, 2019
Costs:  $8,700 CCIS Member | $9,100 Non-Member

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*Spring 2020 program scholarship available. Apply HERE*

* Please note there is a $400 non-refundable deposit due 2 weeks after acceptance.

Click here for Kingston, London Summer Programs

 

Program Overview

Kingston University (KU) is housed on four separate campuses close to the center of the Royal Borough of Kingston in Greater London. All campuses are within easy reach of one another and are connected by a regular free bus service.

The main campus on Penrhyn Road is a 25 minute train ride from the center of London with convenient connections to the rest of the United Kingdom and Europe. Kingston’s location offers the peace and security of living outside the London city center as well as attractive green areas and easy access to the beautiful countryside.

The proximity of London as well as the easy accessibility of Kew Gardens, Wimbledon, Hampton Court Palace, Richmond Park, and Windsor makes Kingston an excellent place to live and study.



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Contact Program Sponsor and Advisor

Montana State University
Rachael Peters
Study Abroad Advisor

Questions? Contact me
ccisabroad@montana.edu

This program is sponsored and administered by Montana State University.

Academics & Program

Kingston University in London

Kingston University is well recognized for the strength of the academic departments, the quality of instruction, and the proximity to London. The University is located in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, which is an affluent and attractive suburb to the west of London. With about 19,000 students, it is the largest provider of higher education in southwest London.

For more general information about Kingston University, check out the university website

Course Offerings

Students pick three or four courses, called Modules, from six of the Faculties at the University.

Subject areas available to study abroad students include: Architecture Business Computer Science Drama Economics Journalism Math Music Sciences (Biology, Chemistry) Social Sciences

For more specific course descriptions, please visit the Kingston Study Abroad Module Directory

Students should read the section “How do I choose classes to take?” on the Kingston Study Abroad website.

Academic Highlights

Most students take the course "British Life and Culture." Designed to provide an understanding and appreciation of contemporary culture and society, the course combines lectures and excursions and tours led by Kingston faculty.

Lectures are given on various aspects of British life, culture and history followed by guided field-trips to places of special interest including Brighton, Oxford, Bath, Stonehenge, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, a London theatre show, and the Houses of Parliament.

Credits: Various semester credits
Instructor's Language: English

Student Life & Housing

Student Life

Kingston University offers students a wide variety of clubs, organizations, and sports team to join while studying abroad for a semester or two. To learn more about student life at Kingston, click here.  

Housing

CCIS students have the option of living in a residence hall or lodging in a private residence for the semester or two at Kingston University. Housing is assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Students living the in the residence halls will pay Kingston University directly for the accommodation fees.

Students living in a lodging will pay rent to the landlord. Read more information on lodgings here. For more information on residence halls, read here.  

Duration & Costs

Duration
Spring 2020 Dates: January 3 - April 18, 2020
Fall 2019 Dates: September 13 - December 13, 2019


Students must plan to depart after the last day of exams as they can be scheduled any time during the final exam period and will not be set until after the semester has started.

Costs
Spring 2020: $8,800 CCIS Member | $9,200 Non-CCIS Member
Fall 2019: $8,700 CCIS Member | $9,100 Non-CCIS Member


* Please note there is a $400 non-refundable deposit due 2 weeks after acceptance.

Costs Included: tuition, fees, CISI insurance, arrival airport shuttle, welcome trip to Tower of London or Brighton, arrival reception and end-of-term party

Costs Not Included: room and board (costs approximately 145 pounds per week for residence hall with no meal plan), food, books (estimate of 70 pounds per term), laundry, personal expenses, local transportation

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 Deadlines
Spring: October 27, 2019
Fall: April 5, 2019

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA: Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA
Minimum Class Standing: Students must have completed one full academic year of university-level work
Entry Requirements: Students who wish to study abroad for an academic year will need to apply for a Tier 4 Visa. Learn more at the UK Border Agency website: https://www.gov.uk/tier-4-general-visa 

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!
 



Refund Policy

31 or more days prior to first day of orientation:  100%  (minus $400 deposit)
30 days or less prior to first day of orientation:    75%  (minus $400 deposit)
After departure but prior to first day of classes:   50%  (minus $400 deposit)
Prior to the start of the second week of classes:  25%  (minus $400 deposit)
No refund thereafter

 



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Alumni experiences

Adventures abroad

MCLA student

"CCIS is a great program that helped me go where I wanted to be. I really enjoyed my time studying abroad in London at Kingston University and highly recommend it."

Lincoln University student

"My study abroad was incredible. The time I spent in London was packed with historical knowledge and content, as well as modern day world view that is unparalleled. The academic aspect is also very intricate and was everything one would expect from a British school. I was incredibly satisfied and wish I could go again."