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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: LMU applicants only
  • Program Costs:: Fall, Spring
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start/Arrival Date End/Departure Date
Fall 2017 03/02/2017
03/29/2017 08/30/2017 12/17/2017
NOTE: Mid-semester Break: Oct 23 - Oct 27, 2017

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Application Fee: $100
Financial Aid Applicability:
All Financial Aid (Institutional, Federal and State)
Class Standing:
-Sophomore, Junior, Senior Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing Option(s): Student Residence Hall Language of Instruction: English
Credit Type:
LMU Credit & Grades Faculty Program Director: Dr. Michael Genovese
Faculty Program Director Email: mgenovese@lmu.edu
Study Abroad 101 Info Session Required:
Yes
Study Abroad Advisor: Jenny Visapattana
Study Abroad Program Advising Meeting Required:
Yes
Areas of Study:
Art, Art History, Communication Studies, Economics, English, European Studies, History, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Theater, Theological Studies
LMU Core Courses Available:
Explorations: Creative Experience, Explorations: Historical Analysis, Explorations: Nature of Science, Technology, and Mathematics, Explorations: Understanding Human Behavior, Flags: Engaged Learning, Flags: Oral Skills, Flags: Writing, Integrations: Ethics and Justice, Integrations: Faith and Reason, Integrations: Interdisciplinary Connections
Program Description:
LMU Semester in London

Loyola Marymount University's London Study & Internship Program offers students a wonderful opportunity to live, study, and work in London. Faculty from LMU and noted faculty from Oxford, Cambridge, and other major universities in Britain, teach a wide variety of academic courses. The internship and courses are facilitated by the Foundation for International Education. FIE offers guest lectures by London-based experts in the fields of politics, business, and the arts. Additionally, students can participate in co-curricular activities. By the end of the program, students should become more mature and aware global citizens.

London 2015 Student Group
 

LOCATION
 
London, one of the great cities of the world, offers a thriving multicultural environment with cutting-edge music, art, and fashion. London -- and the whole of England -- is experiencing rapid and exciting changes in its identity and in its relationship with Europe and the rest of the world. Politically and economically, it is a fascinating time to be in England.

City Skyline
 
ACADEMICS
 
The LMU Semester in London: Study & Internship Program offers students 12-15 semester hours of credit. FIE course titles that are different than LMU course titles are listed in brackets. FIE Courses not listed here have not been pre-approved by LMU; therefore, please only select courses from this list. Attributes for Approved Core Courses are also indicated below.
 
1) Select ONE required course from this category:
 
CMST 3998 Directed Internship - Engaged Learning Flag
POLS 3998 Directed Internship - Engaged Learning Flag
 
2) Select ONE required course with LMU Professor Daniel Smith-Christopher (FALL 2017):

THST 3998 The Radical Bible in English Christianity         
This course will focus on the uses of the Bible in English radical movements of the 17th and 18th Centuries, drawing on groups like the Diggers, the Levellers, and the Quakers, but moving toward social movements in the 19th and 20th Centuries like the Wesleyan radicals within Methodism, the English Tolstoyans and the continued legacy of Quaker radicalism. 

THST 3998 TEXT IN CONTEXT: Cross-Cultural Interpretation Of the Bible (Old Testament)

Faith and Reason Core & Engaged Learning Flag

This will be an experimental course examining the issue of cross-cultural interpretation of the Bible, focusing mainly on the Old Testament. There will be two main sections of the course – the theory and practice of cross-cultural interpretation of the Bible, making use of some important recent books on the topic – and then a “practicum” that consists of visits to parish groups to discuss cross-cultural thoughts on Biblical passages.
 
3) Select ONE required British Studies (key) course:
 
LMU Course Number and Title Core Approval
EURO 3998
British Life and Cultures
Explorations:
Understanding Human Behavior
HIST 4998 (SOCL 3998)
Britain and Europe: The Awkward Partner
Explorations:
Understanding Human Behavior
POLS 3940 
British Culture and Visual Media
Integrations:
Interdisciplinary Connections
SOCL 3998 (HIST 4998)
Britain and Europe: The Awkward Partner
Explorations:
Understanding Human Behavior
 















4) Select ONE OR TWO courses (FIE Electives) from this category below:
 
LMU Course Number and Title FIE Course Title (If different than LMU) Core Approval
ARHS 3560 
History of Design in Britain
History of Modern Design  
ECON 3998 (EURO 3998)
Economic Integration of the EU
The Political Economy of the EU: Brexit and Beyond Explorations:
Understanding Human Behavior
ECON 3998
International Trade
   
ENGL 322 (THEA 430)
Studies in Shakespeare
Shakespeare & Elizabethan Literature  
ENGL 3998
Creative Writing
Nature of Story: Creative Writing Explorations:
Creative Experience
ENGL 3998
Media in Britain 
   
EURO 3998 (SOCL 3998)
Sociology of Immigration
Diversity in Britain: Immigration, Discrimination and Integration Integrations:
Interdiscplinary Connections
EURO 3998 (ECON 3998)
Economic Integration of the EU
The Political Economy of the EU: Brexit and Beyond Explorations:
Understanding Human Behavior
HIST 4998
Modern Britain and Britain Empire
British History: The Making of Modern Britain from Empire to Contemporary Geopolitics  
MUSC 3988
Music in Twentieth Century Britain 
   
PHIL 3998
Business Ethics
Ethical Dilemmas Business & the World  
POLS 3998 (SOCL 3998)
Welfare Policy in the UK
Social Welfare Issues in the UK Explorations:
Understanding Human Behavior
POLS 3998 
British Life and Visual Media
  Integrations: Interdiscplinary Connections
POLS 3998 
US-British Politics
British Politics  
POLS 3998 
International Diplomacy
   
PSYC 3998
Psychology in a Global Context
Social Psychology in a Global Context Explorations:
Understanding Human Behavior
SOCL 3998 
Sociology of Sport
Sporting London: British Identity Through the
Olympic Games
 
SOCL 3998 (POLS 3998)
Political Sociology
Social Welfare Issues in the UK Explorations: Understanding Human Behavior
SOCL 3998 (EURO 3998)
Sociology of Immigration
Diversity in Britain: Immigration, Discrimination and Integration Integrations:
Interdisciplinary Connections
THEA 430 (ENG 322) Special Author/Genre
Seminar Shakespeare/Elizabethan
Shakespeare & Elizabethan Literature  
THST 3998
Islam and the West
Understanding Civilizations:
Islam and the West
Integrations: Faith & Reason

*COURSES AND CORE/FLAGS REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*
     
View FIE course information here. Please note that students can only take courses listed above.
 

INTERNSHIP
 
An international internship through FIE is a pre-professional, field-based experience coupled with academic analysis and reflection. It is an educational experience whose goals are to develop professional and cultural skills and to provide personal and career awareness. London offers a vast resource for experience-based learning. The work environments available to FIE interns cater to almost every academic major and include the various business sectors, not-for-profit, political, public sector and creative organizations. Internships last seven weeks and begin after the semester break.  For more more information, click here.

Olympic Torch  Neighborhood
HOUSING AND MEALS
 
The FIE provides a variety of student accommodations in its facilities, all based in historic and charming Kensington and just a short walk from the Foundation House Study Center. Computer lab facilities are available 24 hours a day. Students will be responsible for their own meals (facilities have kitchens). Bedrooms are fully furnished. The majority of students live in double and triple occupancy rooms, while some will live in single or quadruple rooms. For more information, click here.
 
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VISA INFORMATION

Shortly after committing to the program and absolutely no later than 5-weeks prior to the program start date, students will be required to apply for a UK Point-based Tier 4 (General) student visa. The application process can be complex, and it takes time for the visa to be issued. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you use a visa agency for an additional $200-300 to avoid any complications. For U.S. passport holders, the cost is £322 GBP (Approx. $484 USD), plus an additional $170 to expedite the process if needed. These visa fees are subject to change by the UK Embassy.

Students with visas should not attempt to enter the UK before the validity date on the visa. The valid from date is usually seven days before and seven days after the program. UK Visas & Immigration can refuse entry to students who try to enter earlier than this date and compel them to return to their country of origin.

For more detailed visa information, please visit FIE's website.

 
FIE SCHOLARSHIPS

Click on the link for FIE SCHOLARSHIPS to see what scholarships might be available to you.
 
PROGRAM TUITION AND FEES
 
Fall Program Costs (click here)
Spring Program Costs (click here)

 
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