Summer school students can experience studying in one of the most exciting cities in the world, with courses ranging from one week to three months. Take a look at the list of summer schools available in London and click on the links to find more information on the universities' websites.

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AA School of Architecture

Fees: £1,950

The three-week summer course at the AA incorporates design studios, field study, seminars and lectures. It offers students a range of diverse design approaches, agendas and techniques, and represents a uniquely intensive and intimate environment that aims to expand formal and intellectual resources. The course is open to university students, graduates and professionals.

Application deadline: 21 June 2018

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Birkbeck, University of London

Fees: £950

Run by the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities, the two-week London Critical Theory Summer School enables graduate students and academics to engage with acclaimed critical thinkers. The School combines critical theoretical thought with the political urgency of the current times. Applicants should be currently carrying out, or have carried out, graduate research.

Application deadline: 16 March 2018

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Cass Business School (City, University of London)

Fees: £1,500

Gain insights into key business disciplines, with all teaching based in modern postgraduate facilities on the doorstep of London and London's Tech City. This summer school allows you to expand your experience, enhance your qualifications and test out life at a business school. The course is open to current undergraduate students, graduates and professionals.

Application deadline: Check website for details

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Central Saint Martins (UAL)

Fees: Check website for details

With over 350 courses to choose from, including those in arts, fashion, graphics and media; experience intensive practical tutoring the CSM way, taught by practicing industry professionals and CSM tutors. Courses range between 1 to 4 weeks with summer school running for 12 weeks, 25 June to 14 September 2018.

Application deadline: Check website for details

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City Academy

Fees: £156 - £455

City Academy are one of London's leading performing and creative arts academies for adults - with summer schools in Dance, Singing, Acting, Musical Theatre, Filmmaking, Screen Acting, Photography, Creative Writing and Stand Up Comedy. All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. Everyone is welcome.

Application deadline: Check website for details

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Courtauld Institute of Art

Fees: from £555

The courses on offer focus on a range of topics that examine themes from medieval to contemporary art. They involve lectures, visits to galleries, museums and other buildings, sometimes with privileged access to collections. The programme offers 24 courses, each of which runs for a week from Monday to Friday. 

Application deadline: Check website for details

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ESCP Europe

Fees: £1,500

The Creative London Summer Programme from ESCP Europe is an exciting opportunity to join a leading-edge two-week programme based in London, focusing on innovation, marketing and brand-building in one of the world’s leading creative cities. The programme will combine a mix of lively speakers with curated visits to leading creative and business venues in London, plus the chance to meet and network with an international community of fellow participants as students work together on a team brand challenge project.

Application deadline: 03 June 2018

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Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Fees: £50 - £1,950 

Guildhall School is one of the world's leading music and drama colleges, situated in the City of London with some of the best facilities in the UK. Our short courses offer oportunitires to explore music and drama, whether taking your first steps or putting building blocks in place for a professional career.

Application deadline: 5 days before course start date

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Imperial College Business School

Fees: £1,950

Experience a summer in London at a global top 10 university whilst building your international network and expanding your business knowledge and skills. Taught by world-class faculty and inspired by cutting-edge research, this summer school gives you the opportunity to enhance you CV by developing your knowledge and practical skills.

Application deadline: Check website for details

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Imperial College London (Faculty of Medicine)

Fees: £ 3,500.00 

The four-week summer school 'Revolutions in Biomedicine' gives a unique insight into biomedicine in the immersive research environment of Imperial College London's world-renowned Faculty of Medicine. Through interactive sessions, a mini-research laboratory project and keynote lectures you will explore cutting-edge research, technology, and the future of biomedicine. 

Application deadline: 30 April 2018

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