London Late Summer July 28, 2019 – August 13, 2019
Program Base Price:
$2,899 - $3,099*
$1599 – $1799 (estimated additional cost based on recent airline prices) Dates: Jul 28, 2019 – Aug 13, 2019 Scholarships: Yes (see scholarships page)
London is a metropolis made up on hundred of communities. Become part of the city based in the Southwark area, while studying with faculty and students from other CCSA member schools at the University of London King’s College Waterloo Campus. Scheduled field trips and personal exploration time enable you to see London up close.
The two-week program offers a wide selection of courses to meet your academic needs. A group travel option is available at additional cost and includes:
Round trip air transportation from one of CCSA’s designated U.S. departure cities.
Round trip ground transportation between the destination airport and the accommodation site.
Available are optional day trips to Stonehenge/Salisbury and Blenheim Palace/the Cotswolds and an optional weekend excursion to Edinburgh/Alnwick Castle.
The price of this CCSA program includes:
Apartments; ideally situated on the south bank of the Thames and within Zone 1 of the London transport system. Waterloo Station (mainline train and Northern, Jubilee and Bakerloo underground lines) is within a 5-minute walk from the property. The area is also well served by a number of bus routes. The south bank is home to a range of restaurants, pubs, art galleries and markets.
Students will be housed in 4- to 8-room apartments with shared common area and kitchen. Each bedroom is equipped with a ¾ double bed, under bed storage, desk, chair, drawers, small closet, and en-suite bathroom with shower, basin, mirror and toilet. The shared kitchen area provides use of refrigerator w/freezer, oven, microwave and vacuum cleaner. Free WiFi is provided throughout the residence. Additional residence features are common room, TV lounge, laundry facilities and 24-hour security.
Meal card access and computer labs are located across the threes in the Franklin-Wilkins Building, also part of King’s College London Waterloo campus.
Course Description: Delve into the global business environment of London and explore how businesses operate and comply with laws and regulations. In particular, this class is focused on how British businesses and the city of London are dealing with the effects of Brexit. Also to be researched are legal aspects of Brexit, including its impact on business and immigration laws. Through discussions with expert guest speakers and experiential activities in the field and site visits to places like the Supreme Court in Parliament Square and the Mini Cooper plant in Oxford, you will understand how theories are experienced in practice.
Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor.
3 Cr. Hrs. |
Chemistry / Biology / Physics / Mathematics
British Contributions to Science and Medicine
Course Description: The history behind science’s greatest discoveries is one of intrigue and excitement. As we visit museums, laboratories, hospitals, breweries and crime scenes, we will rediscover this science together. This class will cover the discovery of the elements, penicillin, brewing, and other scientific significant discoveries as time allows. Through these experiences and our own unique perspectives, we will understand the implications of science in modern times and in our everyday lives. There’s no better way to make chemistry come alive than to rediscover the locations where the scientific breakthrough actually occurred!
Prerequisite: One semester of any Chemistry or Biology course.
Robert Shelton |
3 Cr. Hrs. |
Exercise Science / Rehabilitation & Therapy / Public Health
Ways of Life in London: Culture, Diversity, and Occupation
Course Description: Broaden your understanding of the contemporary and traditional ways of British life in London. Enhance your understanding of what people value as occupations and how they spend their time while immersing yourself in their culture. Conduct interviews, structured observations, journaling, and group discussions as part of your classroom abroad experiences. Learning sites include places such as Westminster Abbey, Camden Market, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, local hospitals, museums, and state of the art child-development centers. This course is excellent preparation for students majoring in the health sciences, social sciences, business, and other disciplines where interacting with other people is required.
Robert Mullaney |
3 Cr. Hrs. |
Family & Consumer Science / Gender Studies / Child & Family Studies
British Roots and Influences on Identity and Sexuality
Course Description: Discover the foundations of gender identity, dating, mating, and marriage behaviors by visiting the Freud Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Kensington Palace, and the National Gallery. Compare and contrast cultural specific influences on attitudes and behaviors through personal tours of local neighborhoods, visiting Harrods department store, and observing human interactions in public venues such as Hyde Park, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, and Soho. Experience first-hand observations of social phenomena, behavior, symbols, and media messages that influence the social constructs of identity and sexuality.
Mary Sciaraffa |
3 Cr. Hrs. |
Nursing / Health Care Administration / Social Work / Psychology
Chronic Disease Management through the Eyes of British Culture
Course Description: Britain was one of the first countries to develop a system for combating premature death and managing chronic disease (CD). In this course designed for nursing, pre-med, social work, psychology, and healthcare majors, students will gain insights into how the British pioneered in important aspects of health care through visits to the Science Museum, the Florence Nightingale Museum and Oxford University. By connecting with students from the University of London and visiting medical facilities, you will learn about the roles of health care professionals and compare the CD management models and strategies used in Britain with those of the United States.
Irina Sergeyeva |
3 Cr. Hrs. |
Old Meets New: London Theatre in Performance
Course Description: Explore British Theatre and performance through a classical and contemporary lens using the city as your stage and the London theatre district as your artistic playground. This course enhances the critical eye of the artist as well as builds upon the artist’s body as creative instrument. Blending performance-based classes and workshops with critical thinking and collaborative learning, students from all disciplines will benefit and grow into healthier, stronger performers and communicators. Visiting Shakespeare’s birthplace, viewing historical costumes in Bath, learning Morris dancing in Hyde Park, and taking in a performance at The Globe Theatre will bring history to life and allow artists to use these tools in their craft.
British Business, Law and Brexit - MGT 410
British Contributions to Science and Medicine - CHEM 475
Ways of Life in London: Culture, Diversity, and Occupation - PH 456 / HCA 572
British Roots and Influences on Identity and Sexuality - FACS 411 / 598
Chronic Disease Management through the Eyes of British Culture - HCA 345
Old Meets New: London Theatre in Performance - THEA 499