Summer School in Cambridge

Join us between 1-28 July 2018 for a fantastic opportunity to spend the summer studying in the vibrant, cultural and historic city of Cambridge, England.

Immerse yourself in one of the world’s famous university cities. With the centre of London less than an hour away by train and social trips to popular tourist sites included, you will have plenty of time to experience all the best that England has to offer.

Our exciting range of courses will allow you to complement your existing studies or help you discover a new passion. Study the works of Shakespeare and bring his plays to life, unravel the history of the English legal system and examine how modern day England is policed, understand the science behind the big questions of how and why humans behave the way we do, and more.

You'll join us for four weeks of full-time study split into two sessions. You have the option to choose one module from each session. When you apply, please select your first choice module for each session, as well as two back-up choices for each session.

Session 1 modules

Playing Shakespeare
Introduction to the English Legal System
The History and Politics of Victorian Britain
International Themes and Perspectives in Higher Education Student Affairs
Letterpress and Relief Printing
Introduction to Organisations and Management

Session 2 modules

Shakespeare: Text and Context
History of Political Economy
Introduction to Tourism and Events
Policing England and Wales: Complexities in Modern Criminal
The Psychology of Everyday Life
Principles of Physical Theatre

How to apply

Please download our application form and email it to

Places for chosen modules are allocated on a first come first served basis, so be sure to apply early. Places will be confirmed after all relevant documents have been submitted and the programme deposit is received. All modules will be confirmed no later than the end of April.

As we accept applications on a rolling basis, those received after 11 April will be processed according to space and module availability.

Fees and finances

For 2018, the programme fee is £3,200. This includes accommodation, social events and trips. Pay your deposit by 11 April 2018 to receive a £300 discount.

You can pay by American Express, Mastercard, PayPal, Visa, Visa Debit or Western Union.

Use the web payments system for UK/EU and international students

Alumni discount

If you have previously studied at Anglia Ruskin University, you'll receive a 10% discount on the programme fee. This can be combined with the £300 discount for paying the non-refundable deposit by 11 April 2018. 

Entry requirements

Applicants should be working at, or have obtained a 2:2 (or equivalent), in their first-year degree programme. It is essential that you have a sufficient knowledge of English Language to follow lectures, write essays and take part in discussions. The expected level is CEFR level B2 – C1 (min IELTS 6.0 or equivalent). If you have any questions about your eligibility, please contact us.


A four-week stay on campus, at Peter Taylor House, is included in the fee. Please note that meals are not provided. 

Socialising and trips

A variety of group trips will be provided, to include:

  • Stratford upon Avon – the birthplace of William Shakespeare, steeped in culture and history.
  • Oxford – explore another of the UK’s famous university cities, where you’ll be able to visit museums, markets, libraries, botanic gardens and theatres.
  • London – spend the day enjoying all that this global city has to offer. Our university staff will be on hand to advise you on the best places to go to suit your interests and studies. An evening meal provided before returning to Cambridge.
  • weekly socials – gather together for weekly events like pizza and games night to get to know your fellow students.
Download our tentative calendar 


Each module is worth 15 UK credits for a total of 30 UK credits. This is equivalent to 15 ECTS credits and approximately 6 US credits for the full programme.

More information

For more information about our Summer School, including costs, start dates and eligibility, please email