Dates: September 9, 2020 – December 12, 2020
Application Deadline: May 15
Costs: $8,500 CCIS Member | $8,900 Non-Member
Dates: January 3, 2021 – April 18, 2021
Application Deadline: September 15
Costs: $8,800 CCIS Member | $9,200 Non-Member
Spring 2020 program scholarship available; Apply HERE
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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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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Fall 2020: September 9, 2020 – December 12, 2020
Spring 2021: January 3, 2021 – April 18, 2021
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.
Fall 2020: $8,500 CCIS Member | $8,900 Non-CCIS Member
Spring 2021: $8,800 CCIS Member | $9,200 Non-CCIS Member
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.
Fall: May 15
Spring: September 15
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!
"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."
"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."
Study in the heart of London! Experience firsthand this complex society through interdisciplinary coursework as well as tailored academic internships, service learning, and research opportunities.
Kingston is located in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in greater London. Study courses in architecture, business, computer science, theatre, economics, journalism, math, music, sciences, and social sciences.