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  • Locations: Amesbury, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
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Duration: Short Term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Language Requirement: None Language of Instruction: English
Class Standing: Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore NC State Students Only: No
Program Type: Group Provider: NC State
Additional Requirements: None College or Unit: College of Engineering, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Program Description:
UK: STEM and Liberal Studies
 

INTEREST SESSIONS

Date Location Time
Nov 19 325 Riddick Hall 5:30p
Nov 28 325 Riddick Hall 5:30p

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Make London your classroom during summer session II. Earn six NC State credits while spending five weeks immersed in the life and culture of London. A thriving metropolis, London provides a culturally diverse experience second to none. Museums, performances, and historical artifacts around every corner, the London program integrates them into your NC State courses. A sampling of past programs and student experiences have included Stonehenge, Westminster Abbey, British High Tea, and a West End performance. Make London your classroom in 2019!

ACADEMICS
All London courses are taught by NC State faculty and earn NC State credit. Each participant will take two of the below courses. Activities and excursions vary depending on class, but instruction and learning outside the classroom is a significant component of each course. For example, you may visit iconic Abbey Road, Shakespeare's Globe, or the British Museum. With other courses you may hear from and visit industry professionals at places like BMW/Mini and Freed of London.

PROGRAM FACTS
  • Courses
    • MUS 205: Introduction to Music in Western Society, 3 cr, (Satisfies Additional Breadth and Visual Performing Arts GEP)
      • Dr. Tom Koch, tdkoch@ncsu.edu
    • ENG 331: Communication for Engineering and Tech, 3 cr
      • Sheryl Cornett, cornett@ncsu.edu
    • ISE 311: Engineering Economic Analysis, 3 cr
      • Dr. Kanton Reynolds, ktreyno2@ncsu.edu
    • SOC 204: Sociology of Family, 3cr, (Satisfies Social Sciences and U.S. Diversity GEP)
      • Dr. Ted Greenstein, ted@ncsu.edu
  • NC State Program Cost
  • Program Dates
    • June 30 - August 4, 2019
  • Locations
    • London, United Kingdom
  • Contact
    • Kevin Feeney, kmfeene2@ncsu.edu
  • Eligibility
    • 2.0+ GPA
    • Not on active disciplinary probation
    • Not on Academic Integrity Probation currently or during the prior semester
    • Must be rising junior, junior, or senior to take ENG 331
    • MA 141 is pre-requisite for ISE 311

EXCURSIONS AND EVENTS
The STEM and Liberal Studies program in London is supported by local, on-site professionals. The on-site staff in central London provide support and assistance, beginning with the application process, and throughout the duration of the program. Their staff provides 24-hour emergency support for any health, safety, or security issues.
 
Upon arrival to London Heathrow airport, students will be met by a local representative and taken to their accommodations by arranged group motorcoach. After settling, the group will be welcomed and provided an on-site orientation and comprehensive student information package and handbook. Students are provided a London Underground travel pass to be used for unlimited travel on the London Underground and buses within zones 1 and 2 for the duration of the program. Classroom space is in central London, but much of your instruction will take place outside the traditional classroom at various museums, venues, and locations throughout London. Students have full access to a computer lab, internet, and study space where their classrooms are located.

Group excursions and events include a guided tour of Westminster Abbey, Afternoon High Tea, a West End theater performance, daytrip to Stonehenge/Bath, Ride on the London Eye, Double Decker bus tour of London, and end of program group meal.  Additional excursions and site-visits are included and based on the specific courses selected. Outside of class, students take advantage of free weekends by exploring London on their own or with peers, and even visiting nearby cities both in the UK and around Europe.


ACCOMMODATIONS
Accommodation will be in a shared student flat in central London. Flats typically accommodate 3-4 students and come fully equipped with a kitchen, common area, and bathroom. Your flat will always be nearby a London Underground (tube) stop, providing easy access to the greater London metropolitan area.

FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Financial aid is generally available to help qualified NC State students meet the expenses of NC State study abroad programs. Students from other institutions should contact their home institution study abroad and financial aid offices for information. For additional funding, NC State students should consider applying for a study abroad scholarship from the Study Abroad Office.
 
 

Check out Destinee Gray's Think and Do in Two video, highlighting her London General Studies 2016 experience.


The University reserves the right to alter the program format and/or costs in case of conditions beyond its control. If the program is canceled or a student withdraws, a refund of program costs may not be available in all cases. Please refer to the Study Abroad Office Refund Policy for details.


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 02/15/2019 ** Rolling Admission 06/30/2019 08/04/2019

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be notified of acceptance in 2 to 4 weeks.