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Summer, Queen Mary University of London

Study Abroad Program Overview

Exciting new Summer School programs are offered at Queen Mary University of London. The programs on offer range from Artistic Rebellion in London and Paris, The International Politics of Global Health: An Introduction, London Performance Past and Present to Practical Machine Learning and The Universe. 
Students attend classes with international and/or host country students.

Language of Instruction


Language Study



​Late June - Early August

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Housing on campus is guaranteed at the Mile End campus of Queen Mary University of London for summer school students. University housing includes bed linen and towels, which are fresh on arrival and changed weekly.  Breakfast is included in the accomodation. The kitchens do come equipped with a kettle and microwave.  Wifi is available in the University Residence Halls.​

Extracurricular Activities

Queen Mary Univeristy of London will provide a list of activities students can take part in during their exchange. Please note that these activities will incur an extra cost and are not included in the program.​ The Welcome Programme will give you practical advice about living and studying in London (and host optional social events like a student boat trip down the River Thames, so you get to see London's historic riverside while relaxing with other students).

On-site Support

This program is overseen by the EAP Study Center in London. Local staff abroad help students integrate into the culture and provide assistance with academics, safety, and other issues.



Course Opportunities

Take thought-provoking courses in the humanities and social sciences, or challenge yourself by studying unique topics in physics and computer science. Each course is three weeks long, but some courses are offered during both sessions, giving you the possibility to combine courses in the order that best suits your interests.   
Below is a list of courses offered Summer 2019. Note: Not all courses are offered during both sessions. 

Session 1:
  • Artistic Rebellion in London and Paris
  • British Horror and Fantasy Cinema from Dracula to Harry Potter
  • Chinese Language and Culture 1
  • Issues and Debates in International Relations
  • Introduction to International Law
  • Introduction to Particle Physics
Session 2:
  • Chemistry for today and tomorrow: from bench to market
  • Chinese Language and Culture 2
  • Global Shakespeare
  • International Business
  • London in Modern European Literature, Fine Art and Film
  • London Performance Past and Present
  • Practical Machine Learning
  • State Crime: Government Violence and Corruption
  • The Universe: an introduction to astronomy, cosmology, and data science
  • Timewalkers: early humans, stone tools and environmental change

Instruction usually takes place on campus from Monday through Friday for 3 or 4 hours per day between 9am and 5pm. Field trips also take place within these hours but may also be scheduled during the evening or on weekends. You are expected to study independently outside your class hours

Use the following resources to learn about courses on UCEAP:
  • Consult the What can I study? page
  • MyEAP Course Catalog to search for courses previously taken by UC students.
    Additional courses may be available and not all courses may still be offered. Since new courses have not yet been taken for credit, they may not appear in the MyEAP Course Catalog
​Some courses include a field trip, and as a QMUL student you’ll be welcomed into places and speak to experts that even most Londoners don’t normally have access to.


You are required to take a full-time course of study while abroad: 12 quarter/8 semester UC units​; two courses.
All courses earn upper division UC credit. The P/NP grading option is not available on this program.

Internships, Research, and Independent Study

Internships, research, and independent study are not available on this program.​

University of London (King's College; Queen Mary College; Royal Holloway)
A part of the University of London, Queen Mary enrolls about 12,000 students in faculties of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law, Medicine and Dentistry, and Science and Engineering. Strong disciplines include economics, English, history, linguistics, literature, mathematics, modern European languages/literatures, and political science. The Department of English features courses that focus on theoretical and cultural issues as they relate to the study of literature.
Queen Mary is located in London’s East End, a multicultural district with easy access to the city center. Living costs are less expensive than in central London. The university’s location provides students with the opportunity to study and observe the heart of government, media, business, and cultural activity.

Estimated EAP Costs *

OptionWeeksUnits (Qtr)Units (Sem)UCEAP Fees 1Additional Costs 2
Summer6 - 612 - 128 - 8$8,675$3,750
* Estimates do not include Miscellaneous Campus Fees or, if applicable, Non-Resident Supplemental Tuition, Graduate or Professional Fees. If you are subject to out-of-state tuition at your UC campus, you will pay Non-Resident Fees on UCEAP.

1 UCEAP Fees: This represents an estimate of UCEAP fees for the current year. Actual amounts will vary due to potential changes to UC fees, exchange rate fluctuation, etc. This figure includes UC tuition and fees for undergraduate, in-state residents. For a detailed breakdown of what’s included in this estimate, visit the Participants Portal and select the appropriate program. Non-Resident Fees apply: If you are subject to out-of-state tuition at your UC campus, you will pay non-resident fees on UCEAP.

2 Additional Costs: Average living expenses include but are not limited to room and board, transportation, books, supplies, and other incidentals and do not include recreational travel or entertainment. The total cost will vary depending on your personal expenses, exchange rate fluctuation, and the program you attend. For a detailed breakdown of the estimate, visit the “Cost” tab of the appropriate program.

All fees are subject to change without notice.


Class Level:

Sophomore, Junior, Senior

Language Prerequisites:



3.00 cumulative GPA at the time of application and maintained through the end of the last term prior to departure.

All applicants must also have:

  • Serious academic goals and a clear plan for integrating EAP studies into the student's UC degree program.
  • Social, interpersonal, and cross-cultural sensitivity; maturity; willingness to adapt successfully to different living and academic environments; appropriate behavior in a variety of situations.
  • A willingness to abide by program regulations.
  • Completed all campus- and program-specific requirements and be in good academic and disciplinary standing.

Application Information and Deadlines

Important: If you are planning to participate in back to back study abroad programs (with UCEAP or any other organization), you must notify your campus study abroad office. There are important things to consider when participating in consecutive programs, such as program dates and visa requirements. Not all program combinations are possible.

Application deadlines and information on the application process are available through your Campus EAP Office. Supplemental pre-departure materials will be required for many programs, including, but not limited to, host institution applications, visa and housing applications, medical clearances, etc.

For participation in the program, you must meet all deadlines and submit complete application materials.

These are minimum requirements. Your Campus EAP Office determines selection and final admission.  

Visit your Campus Study Abroad website for program-specific deadlines: