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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Center for International Studies 
  • Restrictions: UMass Amherst applicants only
  • Program Costs: Spring
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Advisor:
Stacy Lutsch, slutsch@umass.edu
Who Can Apply?:
UMA only - non-UMA students consult your study abroad office
Fields of Study:
Architecture and Design, Art, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Culture, Economics, English, Film Studies, Geography, History, International Business, Journalism, Legal Studies, Management, Music, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
Language(s) of Instruction:
English
Program Provider:
CIS
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Housing:
Apartment
In Classes With:
Mostly International Students,Mostly Host Country Students
Minimum Class Standing:
2nd Sem Sophomore
Application Includes:
CIS application
Minimum GPA:
2.8
Program Description:
CIS header

Program Information:
On Semester at  Westminster,  you can study in London, taking classes for your major or as electives at an internationally recognized institution while exploring this lively, diverse city. You can also intern at one of the city’s many businesses and organizations, gaining practical experience and boosting your resume.

Get excited about:

  • Classes in your major, whatever that may be! – The University of Westminster offers over 700 courses in such diverse fields as architecture, chemistry, computer science, British history, international business, media and design, psychology, and so much more. This is the place to find what you need to get ahead!
  • An urban campus – The University’s setting is ideal, right in the middle of the action. You’ll stroll to class along the Thames, and major tourist sites such as the British Museum, Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abby, the Globe Theatre, and more are all a quick walk or tube stop away!
     
  • Truly global learning – The student body comes from over 150 countries, so you will make friends from all over the world and learn from your classmates’ unique backgrounds and perspectives. Plus, London itself is extremely diverse.
     
Academics:
Semester at University of Westminster, London, offers unique courses in your major and as electives. There are over 700 classes to choose from at this world-renowned university, which has received numerous accolades for its high academic standards. You can learn from high-caliber British and international faculty in the global classroom.  Plus, there are tones of internship options.

Highlights:

  • Study abroad in London at one of 4 campuses in the heart of the capitol
  • Large international student population
  • Over 300 degree programs, including London-focused courses
  • Experience an independent urban lifestyle
  • Check out Big Ben, Parliament, the London Eye, and more!
  • Explore other parts of the UK and Europe on the weekends
  • Get hands-on experience with a custom internship in your field
  • Intern at an NGO or community organization during your semester
  • Housing in the center of London


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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year UMass/IPO Application Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 04/15/2018 04/15/2018 09/15/2018 12/15/2018
Academic Year 2018-2019 05/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
NOTE: Please check the partner program website for ACTUAL APPLICATION DEADLINES. The posted deadline above is the date when UMass materials, signature documents, and questionnaires need to be handed in or completed. If the program start and end dates read "TBA," consult the program's website or your IPO advisor.
Spring 2019 10/01/2018 ** Varies TBA TBA
Calendar Year 2019 11/05/2018 11/05/2018 TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.