University of Stirling Summer Courses

You can earn up to 10 credits in a variety of areas. Each course is worth 2.5 credit hours. The program is offered as a four week or eight-week program, run in two blocks. If you attend one four week block you must take two courses for a total of 5 credits. If you attend both blocks for the full eight weeks, you can take a total of either 7.5 or 10 credits.

  • Make sure your credits transfer back for credit with your homeschool – this is your responsibility.
  • Please be flexible about courses – we can’t guarantee placement in specific courses.
  • Please review your course choices with your academic or study abroad advisor, and submit the online course registration form to The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University.


All courses offered at the University of Stirling International Summer School are worth 2.5 U.S. semester hour credits each. The program is offered as a 4-week or 8-week program which runs in two blocks. The first block runs from mid-June until mid-July and the second block runs from mid-July to mid-August. Students who attend one 4-week block must take two courses for a total of 5 U.S. credits, and students who attend both blocks for the full eight weeks can take a total of either 7.5 or 10 U.S. credits.

Course Catalog

Review the course offerings for each 4-week block of the Stirling International Summer School.

Making Your Course Selections

You will need to complete a course registration form through your Arcadia Passport. List all course choices and alternates in order of preference. Your first choices may not be available due to timetabling, prerequisite, or availability issues.

Indicate "Block1" or "Block2" for each choice in the "Term" section.

This form is used only to determine your eligibility for admission and for the pre-registration process at Stirling.

Credit Transfer

You are responsible for:

  • Meeting with your academic advisor to discuss course selections.
  • Confirming that the courses you take abroad will transfer for credit at your home school.
  • Registering for a full academic load.