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 in class here. Then, leave for the UK with your instructors and classmates to spend one week in London and two-and-a-half weeks based at the University of Edinburgh!

Program Information

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

Program Fee*

  • For the 2020 program, the Program Fee was $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


  • 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


  • 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
  • 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
Faculty Jason Bourget at
Faculty Sally Mennill at
Faculty Joey Moore at