Scotland Field School

Study in Scotland over the Summer semester!

Earn nine university-transferable Douglas College credits in only seven weeks:

  • ENGL 1109: Studies in Fiction, Poetry and Drama - Faculty Jason Bourget
  • HIST 1165: Health and Medicine in History - Faculty Sally Mennill
  • SOCI 1155: Social Issues - Faculty Joey Moore

Study four weeks here, one week in London, then two-and-a-half weeks based at the University of Edinburgh!

Program Information

Join our contact list by emailing studyabroad@douglascollege.ca to receive information on when the next Scotland Field School will be offered and other updates.

Program Fee*

  • For the 2020 program: $3,900 based on 20 students going / $4,000 based on 16 students going
  • $100 off for early-bird applicants
  • Payment due date the same as for tuition fee payment

Included:

  • airport transfer on arrival in London
  • a UK public transit "Oyster Card" with £35.00 value
  • shared hotel accommodation in London; dormitory accommodation in Edinburgh
  • all breakfasts, some lunches
  • admission to all program-related events and sites, plus others listed on Historic Scotland pass (for use on weekends)
  • rail transportation on program-related trips

Excluded:

  • Douglas College tuition and other student fees
  • passport and/or visa application if necessary
  • airfare
  • mandatory travel medical insurance
  • airport transfers in Vancouver and at the end of the program in Edinburgh
  • some lunches, all dinners
  • personal spending

*The Program Fee amount and its inclusions are subject to change.

Program Application

  • Application is currently closed. Get updates by emailing studyabroad@douglascollege.ca.
  • A deposit of $500 is required at the time of application submission.
  • Students from other Canadian post-secondary institutions are welcome to apply. Admission to Douglas College would also be required. Click here for information on how to apply.

Course Registration

  • Students will be registered in the Field School's courses by Enrolment Services during the registration period for the Summer semester.

Travel Requirements

  • Check if you need a visa here. Read the information carefully and follow the instructions given.
  • Note: Even if you don't need to obtain a visa, the UK government advises to bring same documents you would need to apply for a visa, to show UK border officers if asked.
  • All students attending the Field School will be given a dean-issued endorsement letter prior to departure.

International Programs Awards/Scholarships

Douglas College students may be eligible for a $750 to $2,500 award/scholarship!

Requirements include:

  • maintaining a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA
  • maintaining full-time student status for a scholarship
  • completion of at least nine academic credits in the 12 months prior to departure for an award

Application components include:

  • a Statement of Interest
  • an up-to-date unofficial transcript
  • two references: one academic, one non-academic
  • description of campus/community involvement activities such as volunteering, work, etc.

U-Pass BC Program

Students registered in Field School courses will be opted out of the U-Pass BC Program for the semester when their Field School takes place.

Contact Us

Karen Ng at studyabroad@douglascollege.ca
Faculty Jason Bourget at bourgetj@douglascollege.ca
Faculty Sally Mennill at mennills@douglascollege.ca
Faculty Joey Moore at jmoore30@douglascollege.ca