Included in Your Program Fee
The BISC offers all-inclusive program fees designed to help show you exactly what you will get during your study abroad experience.
|Program Name||Program Year||Program Level||Semester offered||Number of Units||Cost (CAD)|
|First Year Program||2019-2020||First Year||Fall and Winter||10 courses / 30.0 units||$41,628|
|Fall General Program||2019||Upper Year||Fall||5 courses / 15.0 units||$20,814|
|Winter General Program||2020||Upper Year||Winter||5 courses / 15.0 units||$20,814|
|The BISC Award for International Study has been set at $7000 for the academic year 2019/20. All incoming upper year students are guaranteed a $7000 discount on their program fees for Winter 2020 and the Specialized Program in International Law and Politics. Apply on the Queen's University Student Awards pages.
|Specialized Program in International Law and Politics||2020||Upper Year||Winter||POLS 398/9.0 plus 2 electives||$13,814|
|Castle Summer+||2020||Upper Year||Summer||3 courses / 9.0 units||$10,236**|
|Interdisciplinary Studies in Global Health and Disability||2020||Upper Year||Summer||3 courses / 9.0 units||$11,593**|
|Field School in Medieval Theatre Studies||2020||Upper Year||Summer||2 courses / 6.0 units||$3,372**|
|International Law Programs||2020||Graduate||Summer||3 courses / 9.0 credits||$14,415**|
|** Estimated Summer 2020 fees only, based on 2019 fee structure. All BISC program fees for Summer 2020 to be confirmed in early March 2020.|
Airfare to/from the UK
Please see arrivals for more information. Sign up to airlines' newsletters for information about seat sales. You may be able to use Aeroplan points or Airmiles to pay for flights.
Some students may require a visa. Check to see if you need one!
Costs as of May 2019:
- Tier 4 visa: £348
- Short-term visa: £97
- Schengen visa from UK: £51
All students must have up to date supplemental health insurance. Prices vary, depending on your requirements. See our website for more details.
Personal items and Schools Supplies
All core textbooks are available in the library, and many readings are available online, so you will need to buy few textbooks. See our budgeting page to help you plan ahead for personal expenses (e.g., toiletries) and laundry.
The 2019-20 fees are payable according to the following schedule:
- Winter 2019 - January 10th, 2019
- Summer 2019 - due by session start, 2019
- Fall 2019 - September 1st, 2019
- Winter 2020 - January 9th, 2020
For more information on fees and the payment schedule, please visit the Office of University Registrar's site.
Information about payment methods is also available on the Office of the University Registrar's site.
- All fees are in Canadian dollars
- We are a charity institution, and we endeavour to keep tuition and residence fees as low as is commensurate with retaining the quality of our programs. Our fees will incorporate increase in tuition approved by the province of Ontario.