London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and home to over eight million people. This city is famed for its sacred monuments and churches, historical museums, royal palaces, pomp and pageantry, urban parks, literary greatness, exciting nightlife, and thriving commerce.
The city is full of history, tradition, and unique corners; yet it’s still the happening, vibrant city of the United Kingdom. London is a major business center and attracts people from all over the world. London is a convenient jumping-off point to the rest of Europe and a desired location for many U.S. citizens.
Student will have the opportunity to conduct an intensive study of special interest as it relates to history, politics/economy, religion, food/ music, art/dance/theatre, and education of England. Other areas may be presented for approval. Students will conduct research on a topic prior to departure and share that discussion during daily excursion and provide their research and perspective.
WLS 2990-Study Abroad will begin with a meeting during the first week of classes in the spring 2013 semester. There will be a substantial research paper (10-15 page) as it relates to your research in London. There will also be a post meeting on-campus before the end of the spring semester. Dates are listed below.
Students must be able to walk 3-6 miles daily.
January 9, 2013 (On-Campus)
February 20, 2013 (On-Campus)
March 8-March 16, 2013 (London)
April 24, 2013 (On-Campus)-Final paper due.
Ms. Kathryn Allen (English) & Ms. Robyn Deemer (World Studies) Department, have developed an amazing study abroad in London during Spring Break. This 8-day study abroad includes:
Day 1: Depart North Carolina
Day 2: Arrive in London. Old Operating Theatre, Hyde Park, and welcome dinner.
Day 3: Camden Town.
Day 4: Walking tour of London (includes Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, St. Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey, 10 Downing St., Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, National Gallery, and London Eye). Changing of the Guard.
Day 5: Stonehenge, Sherlock Holmes Museum.
Day 6: Globe Theatre, Tate Modern, Tower of London, Crown Jewels, and HMS Belfast. Theatre in the evening.
Day 7: Oxford University. Visit to grave of JRR Tolkien.
Day 8: BBC Television Centre. Farewell Dinner.
Day 9: Depart London.
**Above daily schedule is subject to change**
Program Fee includes:
■ Roundtrip airfare from North Carolina to London
■ Roundtrip airport shuttle (London)
■ Housing (Minimum 2 students per room)
■ Tube pass
■ Admission fees to all exhibits and museums
■ Welcome dinner (London)
■ Farewell dinner (London)
■ International Health Insurance (Required)
Program Fee Does Not Include:
■ UNCP Study Abroad Application Fee ($50)
■ U.S. Passport fees
■ Airline baggage fees or overweight baggage fees (if applicable).
■ Meals (except those listed above).
■ Tuition/fees for WLS 2990 – Study Abroad (3 credits total). Must be paid in full, prior to departure.
■ Books for 3-credits hours (if required).
Program fee: $2,300
You must have approval from the Study Abroad Coordinator. You must register for WLS 2990 – Study Abroad (3 credits) during spring 2013 semester. You must attend all pre and post on-campus meetings.
This is an approved study abroad program through the Center for International Programs and World Studies Department, and may qualify for financial aid.
In order to qualify for financial aid a student must be registered for full-time studies (minimum 12-credits) in the spring. Most grants, loans, or scholarships should apply to this approved program. Please direct all questions about student financial aid eligibility to the Financial Aid Office.
-You will need to have a valid US Passport to participate in this study abroad. Please visit the Department of State website for a US Passport application: http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html
-Students must travel to/from study abroad destination with group.
All students at UNC Pembroke are eligible to participate in the London Study Abroad, provided that they meet the following minimum requirements:
Updated: Sunday, January 6, 2013
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