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London School of Economics LSE International Summer School

About the Program

London School of Economics LSE Summer School offers over 80 three-week courses taught by LSE’s world-renowned faculty. All courses take place on the LSE campus in the heart of Central London and are examined to LSE standards. The Summer School curriculum is drawn from across the university, with courses being offered in a diversity of subjects.

Final program details will be published by the partner institution that manages this program and are generally updated on their program webpage. However, you must apply through Go Global to be considered for this program and ensure you follow the appropriate transfer credit process.

Further details about the LSE Summer School.

Partner Institution
London School of Economics
Program Dates
  • Session 1: mid June to early July
  • Session 2: July 
  • Session 3: late July to mid August
Country
  • United Kingdom
Area(s) of study
ArtsCommerceEconomicsInternational RelationsManagementMathPolitical Science
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • December 6, 2018

Additional Requirements or Restrictions

Minimum GPA 3.3/B+.

200 and 300 level courses have conditions of entry. Please check partner website for information.

Course Credits

You will enroll in 1 course per session. 7.5 ECTS credits per course. Please note that 2 ECTS credits = 1 UBC credit.

Transfer credits are only granted for courses with academic content and may not be granted for cultural activities or intensive language courses. Please speak to a departmental advisor if you have any questions.

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 5 years. If you don't see a particular course you listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while abroad. For more information, please visit the Go Global Transfer Credit webpage.

* Not all courses listed are offered through the summer program at this institution. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partner's websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver
Arts
UBC course: ARTS 2nd
Title: Understanding Foreign Policy: The Diplomacy of War, Profit and Justice
Partner course code: IR 105
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-22
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Open Innovation
Partner course code: MG 202
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-09
UBC course: ECON 301
Title: INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS
Partner course code: ECON 201
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-09
UBC course: ECON 302
Title: Intermediate Macroeconomics
Partner course code: EC 202
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-11-10
UBC course: ECON 345
Title: Money and Banking
Partner course code: EC 321
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-06
UBC course: ECON 350
Title: Public Finance
Partner course code: ECON 270
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-06
UBC course: ECON 371
Title: ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Partner course code: EC 240
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-06
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: FINANCIAL MARKETS AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: THE HISTORY OF BUBBLES, CRASHES AND INFLATIONS
Partner course code: EC 204
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-06
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: International Economics
Partner course code: EC 351
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-09
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Competitive Strategy and Game Theory
Partner course code: MG 205
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-18
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Economics of European Integration
Partner course code: EC 235
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-09
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: The Political Economy of Public Policy
Partner course code: ECON 260
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-18
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: International Economics
Partner course code: EC 315
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-27
UBC course: ECON 425
Title: Advanced Econometrics
Partner course code: EC 312
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-07-09
UBC course: ECON 441
Title: Development Economics
Partner course code: EC 307
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-10-06
UBC course: ECON 442
Title: Development Economics
Partner course code: EC 307
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-27
UBC course: ECON 4th
Title: International Political Economy
Partner course code: IR 209
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-08-30
UBC course: ECON 4th
Title: Public Economics
Partner course code: EC 325
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2015-05-27
UBC course: ELEV 3rd
Title: Introduction to Corporate Law and Governance
Partner course code: LL 135
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-05-04
UBC course: POLI 2nd
Title: Power Shift - the Decline of the West, the Rise of the BRICS and World Order in a New Asian Century
Partner course code: IR 201
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-27
UBC course: POLI 364
Title: International Organisation: The Institutions of Global Governance
Partner course code: IR 200
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 364
Title: IR200: International Organisation
Partner course code: IR 200
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-25
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Introduction to International Human Rights: Theory, Law and Practice
Partner course code: LL 102
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-01-16
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Capitalism, Democracy and Equality: The Political Economy of the Advanced Nations
Partner course code: IR 102
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: International Migration, Social Integration and Public Policy
Partner course code: IR 204
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-09-14
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Development in the Internaional Political Economy
Partner course code: IR 207
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-18
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: International Politics: Building Democracies from Conflict
Partner course code: IR 210
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-12-04
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Principles of Accounting
Partner course code: AC 110
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-16
UBC course: COMM 2nd
Title: Principles of Accounting
Partner course code: AC 110
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-09
UBC course: COMM 336
Title: E-Business in the Digital Age
Partner course code: MG 250
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-05
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS
Partner course code: FM 230
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-10-05
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Advanced Corporate Finance
Partner course code: FM 350
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-03
UBC course: COMM 458
Title: Managerial Accounting and Financial Control
Partner course code: AC 101
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-09-16
UBC course: COMM 459
Title: Applied Valuation and Securities Analysis
Partner course code: AC 315
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2017-08-02
UBC course: COMM 465
Title: Marketing
Partner course code: MG 101
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2016-11-18
UBC course: COMM 477
Title: Analysis and Management of Financial Risk
Partner course code: FM 202
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2017-03-14
UBC course: COMM 491
Title: Strategic Management
Partner course code: MG106
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2017-02-24
UBC course: COMM 491
Title: Corporate and Organisational Strategy
Partner course code: MG220
Language of instruction: Not available
Evaluated date: 2017-02-24
Law
UBC course: ELEV 1st
Title: Introduction to English Law
Partner course code: LL 101
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2016-11-22
Science
UBC course: STAT 4th
Title: Statistical Methods in Risk Management
Partner course code: ME317
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-03
UBC Okanagan
Arts and Sciences
UBC course: ECON 204
Title: Intermediate Microeconomics
Partner course code: EC 201
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-10-16
UBC course: ECON 327
Title: Introduction to Econometrics
Partner course code: EC 212
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-10-16
UBC course: ECON 386
Title: Industrial Organization and Introduction to Competition Policy
Partner course code: EC 341
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-10-16

Tuition and Fees

You will pay tuition directly to the partner institution for this program. 

The partner institution may charge other program fees such as application fees, housing costs, field trips, cultural activities, or other costs associated with hosting this program. Please check the partner webpage for details of program costs.

How to apply to a Go Global Summer Program

  1. Ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements, including any partner or program-specific requirements. 
  2. Apply online by the Go Global deadline listed above. 
  3. Please submit only one application for the summer program of your choice. You can include a second choice as a backup on the same application if needed by selecting the "Add Item" button.
  4. Where applicable, select the "SUMMER STUDY" option to pay tuition to UBC or the "Study Abroad" option to pay tuition to the partner institution. If you select the "SUMMER STUDY" option, please also include a second choice.
  5. If you plan to do multiple experiences (e.g. more than one summer program; a term exchange and a summer program, etc.), please submit a separate application for each experience. Our team will review your application(s) and if successful, will nominate you to apply to the partner institution(s). 
  6. Pay the Go Global Fee when prompted after the application deadline.
  7. If successfully nominated by Go Global, you will receive instructions on how to apply to the partner university. This application typically includes the supporting documents listed below:
    1. Recommendation letter from a UBC professor in a field similar to the summer opportunity
    2. UBC Transcript (Go Global will provide you with a copy of your UBC transcript)

Accessibility

If you are considering applying for a Go Global program and identify with having a disability or pre-existing health condition (mental or physical) which could impact your participation, or if you require academic accommodation, you can contact the following offices and meet with an Accessibility Advisor before the start of your program:

The Centre for Accessibility (Vancouver) 604 822-5844

Disability Resource Centre (Okanagan) 250 807-8053

Go Global Refund Policy for Summer Programs

The Go Global Fee (of $415.00) is an administrative fee required for all applicants to Go Global programs. The fee is non-refundable. However it may be adjusted under the following circumstances:

Not matched to summer abroad:

You are eligible to have your Go Global fee adjusted from $415.00 to $93.25 (i.e. reduced by $321.75) if:

  • You have applied to Go Global but do not meet our minimum eligibility requirements
  • The partner university does not accept your application and Go Global cannot find another option

Withdrawals:

To withdraw from your Go Global summer abroad program, you must contact Go Global by email to request withdrawal. You will then be asked to complete a short withdrawal form.

Students who withdraw by March 30 will have their Go Global fee adjusted from $415.00 to $321.75 (i.e. reduced by $93.25).

Please consult with your Go Global advisor if you have any questions.

Advising Hours

Drop-in advising hours

Monday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Extended drop-in advising hours January 7 - 17, 2019

Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 3:30pm

You might not need to see an advisor. General questions about the Go Global Exchange process can be answered at the Main Office at the UBC Life Building (Vancouver). 

Go Global Vancouver

When emailing us, please include:

  1. Your student number in the subject line
  2. Your full name and if you are an incoming or outgoing exchange student in the body of the email

Go Global Vancouver

go.global@ubc.ca

Telephone: 604 822 0942

Fax: 604 822 9885

UBC Life Building
6138 Student Union Blvd
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada

Hours

Mon9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tue9:30 am - 4:15 pm
Wed9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thu9:00 am - 4:15 pm
Fri9:00 am - 4:15 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
Partner Institution
London School of Economics
Program Dates
  • Session 1: mid June to early July
  • Session 2: July 
  • Session 3: late July to mid August
Country
  • United Kingdom
Area(s) of study
ArtsCommerceEconomicsInternational RelationsManagementMathPolitical Science
Tuition payable to
  • Partner institution
Application deadline
  • December 6, 2018