Summer School

If you’re from the USA or Canada, you can gain credits towards the degree you’re studying for in your home country by joining our summer school.

The Summer School runs for four weeks in July.

Module options

You can choose from the following courses:

British Literature: A Survey of the Literary Works of Chaucer and Shakespeare: A survey of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales , and a range of works by William Shakespeare.

British History: Revolution, Rebellion and Riot: a Survey of Georgian Britain: This course surveys the rich, vibrant and rancorous country that was Britain in the Georgian age.

Politics: Contemporary Issues in American and European Politics*: An introduction to American and European political systems.

Business: Management and Leadership: This course explores the context within which management and leadership takes place.

All courses fulfil education requirements/ electives and transfer to your home institution. Upon completion of your course, you’ll receive an official Canterbury Christ Church University transcript.


Organised excursions typically include; a tour of Canterbury, the Tower of London, the Globe Theatre and Dover Castle.

Where will I live?

You can stay either in university residences or with Homestay families .

How can I apply?

If you attend the following institutions, please apply through your home institution:


  • Arkansas State University
  • Cazenovia College
  • Illinois Consortium for International Studies and Programs (ICISP)
  • Illinois State University
  • Mount Mercy University
  • North Central College
  • St. Louis Community College


  • Algoma University
  • University of Lethbridge
  • University of Victoria

If you do not attend any of the above institutions, please apply directly to us.

If you're an institution interested in becoming one of our partners, please contact us at the International Office.

*Our Politics and Interational Relations team also run a separate Politics Summer School for European students in August. For more information, visit the Politics Summer School webpage.


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