If you’ve been deciding between a summer internship and a summer study abroad, you can do both through the newest USAC term in London, England at London Metropolitan University.
This eight-week session focuses on business and U.K. studies. You can choose a four-week, course-only option or an eight-week combination with four weeks of courses and a four-week custom internship.
- Application deadline: April 1
- Program start date: June 2 (if participating in optional Edinburgh tour), June 6 start date for all other participants.
- Program end date: August 1
- Both programs include an optional tour to Edinburgh, Scotland
- Internships may be available in the following areas:
- Human Resources
- Digital Media
- Social Care
- Graphic Design
- Art Journalism
- Sports Science
- Courses for four-week session include:
- Business in London
- Banking & Finance in the City
- London: Diversity & Culture
- Crime in London
About London Metropolitan University
London Metropolitan University is a small public university with two urban campuses. One campus is located in the diverse North London area and the other on the edge of the city’s financial district.
The school is equipped with a state-of-the-art journalism newsroom, psycho physiological lab with monitoring software/hardware and a health clinic, and a -£30 million science center: One of the largest and most advanced science teaching facilities in Europe.
London Met combines a friendly atmosphere and a welcoming attitude alongside its quality learning experience.
What’s the Difference Between USAC’s Summer Program at London Met Versus Imperial College?
If you’ve been doing your research you’ll see that USAC offers two summer programs in London; one at Imperial College and one at London Met, here are the major differences between the two.
USAC Imperial College vs London Metropolitan University Summer Study Abroad
|University||Imperial College London||London Metropolitan University|
|University Type||USAC specialty program with small class sizes in central London near major museums and Hyde Park||Smaller public university with two urban campuses; one in North London and the other in financial district|
|Program Dates||Late June to Early August||Summer 1 (4 week course): Early June to early July|
Summer II (internship): Early July to early August
|Housing||Residence halls, student apartment, or independent option||Residence halls, student apartment, or independent option|
|USAC Welcome & Farewell Meals||Included||Included|
|Focus of Study||Arts & Social Change||U.K. Studies & Internship|
|Summer Courses||Students enroll in one or two courses:||Students enroll in either Summer I or Summer 1 & II|
Summer I: Courses
Summer II: Internship Students complete an internship (4 days/wk) and reflection course (1 day/wk)
|Academic Features||All courses include an experiential component, which transforms London into a classroom|
|Optional USAC Tour||Edinburgh||Edinburgh|
|Student Life Features|
Spend your summer in London
Whether you head to London for a 4-week, 5-week, or 8-week summer study abroad session with USAC, you’ll have the incredible experience of living in a big city filled with diversity, endless opportunities, and easy connections to the U.K. and Europe.
For students looking for a unique combination of an internship and coursework, check out our newest summer study abroad term at London Metropolitan University.