You can expect the same academic rigour from you summer study experience as a full time degree programme at UEA. Assessment will be in a number of different ways throughout the programme, such as coursework, essays, class presentations, course tests, practical laboratory work, or a final practical piece of work.
UEA has rules on submitting your work correctly, and this information is provided in your handbook and compulsory orientation sessions. All work is assessed in accordance with the University’s formal guidelines and assessed at Exam Board level. Full module details including assessment methods and deadlines can be found in the individual module outlines.
Accreditation and credit transfer
All Undergraduate International Summer School modules are worth 20 UCU credits / 10 ECTS credits at Undergraduate Level 5. We will provide you with an electronic transcript at the end of September 2019, and a certificate of attendance during the finale celebrations.
All modules offer a minimum of 40 academic contact hours over the 4-week programme. Academic contact hours may be supplemented with experiential workshops, guest lectures or academic field trips to provide a variety of teaching methods and experiences.
If you need to gain additional credit during the summer then just select this option when you apply, you will be enrolled in an extra module allowing you to gain an additional 5 UCU credits / 2.5 ECTS credits. This will be added to your electronic transcript and certificate of attendance.
Grade translations and credit transfer are managed by your home university and arrangements can vary between institution, this should be approved before enrolling on the programme.
- Attend all compulsory induction sessions. These include; visa checking and student registration, assessment and study skills session and official module welcomes
Attend all academic contact hours, with a minimum of 80% attendance required to pass the programme
Submit all coursework by 3.00pm on 25 July 2019.