Go beyond the London tourist cliches by studying abroad in a more residential area of southwest London.
Learn to live like a local and become an expert on the markets, galleries, and culture of the real London.
Select the summer program that fits your academic needs and schedule with our three-week June, three-week July, or six-week June and July programs. Make London your classroom in exciting courses offered by the university and through your own exploration.
In London, you’ll get to experience all the city has to offer and its amazing links to the rest of the UK and Europe. London is a gateway to unlimited exploration and cultural awakening. Everyone is welcome in London. It is a location where diversity is welcomed with open arms. At The University of Roehampton, you’ll learn alongside students from all different backgrounds, cultures, and most likely, with different beliefs than your own.
Location: London, England
Language of Instruction: English
Language Requirement: None
GPA Requirement: 2.8 or higher
Lodging: Self-Catered Apartments
Flight: To London, direct from many US cities
Key Themes: Arts & Music, Cultural Heritage & Traditions, Disability Services, Environmental Sustainability & Conservation, Hunger & Homelessness
Study at the University of Roehampton, in the heart of south-west London, close to Putney and Hammersmith and within easy reach of central London.The BCA program includes fun and exciting activities, walking-tours and visits in London, and day-trips to important cultural and historic locations in the UK!
During the University of Roehampton’s summer school, classes are small so that you can develop personalized relationships with your professors and classmates. Each course transforms the city into its classroom by incorporating trips into Central London into the curriculum. Classes are offered in the morning, so you can use the afternoon to explore the city. You will enroll in one course each month, so three-week students take one course, while six-week students can take two courses.
During your study abroad you will live and study at the beautiful University of Roehampton. This converted estate offers a wonderful blend of high quality teaching and study space, modern and comfortable student accommodation, and a sustainable approach to its campus projects, placed within the idyllic green and peaceful manor grounds. At any moment you could go from modern and busy sustainably run student cafes, to walking through the vibrant and calming perfume of the famous “wisteria archway.” Set 20 minutes from the heart of London by train, Roehampton offers a safe, peaceful and communal lifestyle, with the bright lights of London right on your doorstep.
All BCA London students live in on-campus residence halls with local and international students. Rooms are single occupancy study bedrooms with shared kitchen and bathrooms facilities, as well as Internet connection. There are plenty of cafés and diners on campus if you are unsure of your culinary skills! The University aims to provide a supportive living and learning environment promoting academic and personal growth and a sense of community among students.
As part of your program, you’ll be enrolled in Roehampton’s Social Program. The Social Program helps you discover famous sights in and around London.
Possible excursions include:
West-end theatre show
Day trips to Oxford/Stonehenge and Bath
Tower of London tour
OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS
Unseen Tours supports vulnerably housed individuals to develop, curate, and lead guided walks to different neighborhoods of London. Since the summer of 2010, they have worked with more than 20 guides and offered walks in eight different areas of the city. Each year, they run more than 450 walks and welcome 6500+ guests.
DATES & FEES
• Cultural Activities
• Day Trips
• International medical insurance and emergency evacuation services
• On-site Resident Director
• Academic transcript
• Pre-departure orientation and services