FSBC 2012: Program Outline (Cambridge)

The application for 2012 Field Studies in British Culture finished.

Program Outline for Cambridge International Summer School AY2012

Program Duration July 9 to August 3, 2012 (Term T)
Quota 25 combined with quota for University of Cambridge
Eligibility Those who have enough English and academic skills to complete the four-week program.
@Cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above
AIELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 or above with not less than 6.5 in each component or TOEFL score of 100(iBT) or above with a minimum score of 25 in each element or above. All applicants, including native English speakers and September students, must submit their valid TOEFL/IELTS score reports.
    Note: Candidates of the AY2012-2013 Exchange/Study-Abroad Programs and Service Learning Program are not eligible.
    One cannot apply to the UC Summer Sessions at the same time.
Selection (1) Screening of documents (your GPA, English proficiency test score and essay) (2) Individual interviews. We will make a holistic evaluation based on the documents and the interview.
Courses Please review the website and a handout, which we distributed at the information session in January.
  • Courses are the first-come basis, and subject to change. You may not be able to take the courses you have chosen, depending on availability.
  • You can take a look at the University of Cambridge International Summer School brochures and check their website for more information on the courses.
Evaluation Choose one course out of the two or three courses you will take, and meet its academic requirement (2000-3000 words essay, etc). You will receive three ICU spring term credits based on the evaluation of the requirement.
Fee and Accommodation
  1. Tuition fees: £1,450 (Tuition fees = all teaching fees, to include evening lectures, concerts, University computing and University Library access, etc.)
  2. Accommodation (Choose from the list below. Details can be found on this website.):
    • Madingley
    • Wolfson Court
    • Newnham College
    • Selwyn College Old Court, Cripps Court and Ann's Court
  3. Evaluation fee for the assessment of written work for one special subject course: £40

Additionally, you will be responsible for airfare, insurance, lunch and other misc. costs such as optional excursion fees and your personal expenses. The dormitories are the first-come basis.

Other Important Notices
  • Participants will be responsible for their own trips to and from Cambridge and any additional trips before and after the program. As of January 2012, a student visa is not required.
  • All participants are required to buy the insurance that ICU specifies. For example, the cost was 5,690 yen for 31 days, 6,180 yen for 34 days, 6,950 yen for 39 days, and 8,080 yen for 46 days in 2011.
  • Once passed the selection process, participants will need to pay for a nonrefundable application fee of 70,000 yen. Cambridge's refund policy will also be applied.
  • Please have your parents' approvals prior to application.
  • You must not miss any deadlines and orientations.