Spend four weeks of your summer holiday exploring the challenges facing global health and conducting your own research at our university-level Summer School based in London. 

Petri dish world 

4 weeks, full time
  Application deadline: 18 June 2018.
  Study location: St George's, University of London
  UK, EU and non-EU (international) citizens may apply

Summer School programme

This four-week programme is focused on global health. You will hear from specialists in the field as well as complete your own credit-bearing research project.

The 2018 programme will begin on 16 July and finish on 10 August.

Summer School participants will have the option to undertake an optional assessment and earn 15 degree-level (bachelor’s) credits.

At the end of the programme, students will be presented with a certificate of attendance and a transcript (if relevant).

Experience London


You can choose to live in Horton Halls, our Halls of residence, which is a 15-minute walk from the University campus. Each bedroom has an en-suite and you will have shared use of a kitchen and common room.


The programme is open to undergraduate students and recent graduates of a bioscience-related degree from all universities. Students who would like to attend this course are expected to have passed at least one biology module at degree level.

Students who have not studied a degree programme taught in English before are required to have an overall IELTS score of at least 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in writing). 


If you are not an EU/EEA national then you will need to apply for a Short-Term Study Visa to come and study in the UK for up to six months which will cover your attendance at the Summer School.


Tuition fee:

Early bird discount: £2,250 (on all applications made before 1 March 2018)

Standard fee: £2,500

A 10% discount is available for groups of four or more students from the same institution and St Geoge's alumni. The discount can be applied to the early bird fee. 

You will also need to consider additional costs for accommodation, living expenses and optional social activities.


Applicants are responsible for ensuring any visa requirements are met before the start of the summer school programme.


If you choose to withdraw your application before 20 June 2018 you will be entitled to a full refund. If you withdraw your application after 20 June 2018 you will be entitled to a 50% refund. 



Last Updated: Monday, 15 January 2018 14:02