Applications for the 2014 LSE-PKU Summer School in Beijing can be made online through this website for non-Chinese nationals, applicants outside China, and for applicants from Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR and Taiwan.
Please note that any Chinese-national applicants based within China should apply through Peking University, in line with their guidance.
Paying the Application Fee
Before making the application, applicants should ensure that they have paid the application fee through the LSE eShop, and received their confirmed order number.
They should also ensure that they have all the required information available, including the documents to be uploaded. Please note that it is not possible to save an uncompleted application.
Completing the Application Form
The application form has two sections pages.
Section One (four pages)
Page One requests personal details, including
Your personal details and contact details, including full permanent address.
Details of any previous study with LSE and/or Peking University.
The LSE-PKU Summer School course you wish to apply for.
Please note: Due to the intensive nature of the LSE-PKU Summer School, students can only take one course during the 2014 programme.
Details of your current or most recent study, including completion date and result or expected result.
Confirmation of how you meet the English Language requirements for the LSE-PKU Summer School.
Details of an academic referee, including e-mail address, who can be contacted if required. It is not necessary to include a reference with your application.
Details of your current or most recent employment, if you are not currently a full-time student.
The confirmation code showing that your Application Fee has been paid.
Section Two (three pages)
In Section Two, you will be asked to upload the documents to support your application. Please note that the maximum size for each document is 1MB.
Page 1 - Academic Background
A transcript or other document confirming your current student status, or your final result if you have completed your studies. This document should show the individual courses/ modules you have taken to date, and your marks/ grades. Translation is not required. There is an option to include a second document if required.
If you are not currently able to provide this document, please upload a file (eg a word or pdf document) explaining your situation and, if relevant, when the documentation will be provided. Please note that this may delay the processing of your application.
Page 2 - English Language
Evidence of how you meet the English Language requirements for the LSE-PKU Summer School.
If you are of a nationality where English is the first language, you do not need to provide documentation.
If you have studied at university level in English (not learning English language), please provide a transcript showing this. (This is not required if it is included in the documentation you have provided on Page 1.)
If you have studied in English at school (eg, GCSE, iGCSE, O-Level, A-Level, International Baccalaureate) please provide confirmation of this.
If you have taken an approved English Language test and met the requirements, please provide a copy of your formal results document.
If your situation does not fit one of these categories, but you are a fluent and confident user of English, please provide a clear statement (in English) detailing this, and providing evidence and examples.
If you have any queries about whether your proof of English Language is suitable, please contact us.
If you are not currently able to provide this document, please upload a file (eg a word document) explaining your situation and, if relevant, when the documentation will be provided. Please note that this may delay the processing of your application.
Page 3 - Photograph
A clear, passport-style portrait photograph clearly showing your face. If you are unsure what is appropriate for a photograph, please see the UK government advice. This picture will not be considered during the application process, but will be used for ID cards etc for the programme if your application is successful.
If you have any concerns about the application form, or any difficulty submitting your application, please contact us.
If you have all the information and documentation you require, please apply now.