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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UMass Boston/Dartmouth/Lowell applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Who can apply: UMass Boston Students Language of Instruction: English
Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior Housing Options: Dormitory, Other
Areas of Study: Accounting/Finance, Architecture, Art History, Art/Fine Arts, Biochemistry, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Communications, Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Culture, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental/Sustainability Studies, European Studies, Exercise Science, Film Studies, Geography, German Studies, Health Sciences/Public Health, History, Hospitality Management, Human Resources Management, Humanities, International Business, Internships, Law, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Management Information Systems, Management/Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Math/Statistics, Middle Eastern Studies, Nutrition, Other Language & Literature, Peace/Conflict Studies, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science/International Relations, Psychology, Sociology/Anthropology, Theatre Arts, Tourism, Visual Design, Women's/Gender Studies Program Category: Internship abroad, Study abroad
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Program Type: Partner-led
Semester Program Cost Level: $ Budget Friendly: Yes
Program Description:

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London, UK - London South Bank University Direct Enrollment 

By studying abroad at London South Bank University (LSBU) you will get to experience life in one of the world’s most diverse cities, at a university populated with students from over 130 countries. You will learn in an institution equipped with excellent facilities and from a teaching body who are professionals in their fields. Our campus university is located close to some of London’s most famous landmarks such as Big Ben, Piccadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace, among others. Students also have the option of living in one of our Halls of Residence which are located just minutes from the university. Upon completion you will become a member of our alumni association, entitling you to a discount on postgraduate studies at LSBU.

As an International Study Abroad student you will be able to choose modules from across the University. In addition to the three modules chosen, all Study Abroad students take one of our Study Abroad specific modules: ‘London: City of Change’ or ‘Made in London’. These allow students to learn about the history, culture, and fashion of London with specialist teaching. Within these, there is the opportunity to take tailored trips exclusive to international Study Abroad students to places such as The Royal Museums Greenwich and Shakespeare’s Globe.

Eligibility

University of Massachusetts Boston students only. Undergraduate and graduate students who have currently completed at least one year of full-time study with the most recent semester completed at UMass Boston are eligible. Students must be in good academic standing (at least 2.75 GPA) with no disciplinary problems. No language requirement is necessary. 

Courses

Browse course offerings for 2018 here. Scroll through the module options in each department. For more information, go to: http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/courses/featured/why-choose-lsbu


Internships

LSBU are proud to offer credit-earning internships to all international Study Abroad students in a variety of businesses and institutions. After a successful interview, you will be placed in a role that best serves your individual needs, interests, ability, and academic background within commuting distance. You will have the chance to become a professional member of the team that you are working in, which means you will need to attend your placement each week during your stay (unless agreed otherwise with your internship provider). To learn about the internship application process, please visit the MyLSBU Study Abroad pages.

To complete an internship at LSBU you will have to obtain a Tier 4 visa.  For more information about visa application see our visas page.

Summer Program at LSBU

Spend up to 6 weeks of your summer in central London whilst earning credits to contribute to your degree. Living just minutes away from the world-famous sights of the city, you will be able to access London’s numerous museums, art galleries, restaurants and shops. Our programmes give you the chance to gain academic credits by studying some of our most exciting modules all delivered by first class academics. You also have the chance to take an internship during the summer, which will provide you with international experience that could help you to stand out above the rest! If you want to spend your summer exploring one of the world’s finest cities, whilst earning academic credits, then this is the programme for you.

Program Options: 

4-week study: total 40 UK credits (6-10 US credits)

Link for more information: http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/international/study-abroad/international-summer-schools

Dates: June 22, 2019 - July 21, 2019

You will be able to take 2 LSBU academic modules:

  • London: City of Change (20 credits) – our flagship course designed specifically to give you an insight into London’s lifestyle, culture and history
  • 1 elective module (20 credits) – choose from either "Shakespeare: Text and Performance" or "Multimedia Journalism"

Application deadline: March 24, 2019 (UMB Deadline)

Cost: £3,180 including accommodation and trips

Application Steps: Complete your application form online for LSBU. When you are submitting your application, confirm that the course you are applying for is ‘Study Abroad’. Also complete the UMass Boston application (click apply now below and choose Summer 2019). 

6-week study and internship: total 40 UK credits (4-10US)
*Note on internships: Your department must review internships and determine if you can receive credit for one. Please see your major department for details on internships abroad. 

Dates: June 22, 2019- August 3, 2019

Link for more information: http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/international/study-abroad/international-summer-schools

You will be able to take 1 LSBU academic module and an internship:

  • London: City of Change (20 credits) – our flagship course designed specifically to give you an insight into London’s lifestyle, culture and history
  • London internship (20 credits) – a short-term work placement through which you’ll gain London work experience

Application deadline: March 24, 2019 (UMB deadline)

Cost: £3,670 including accommodation and trips.

Application Steps: Complete your application form online for LSBU. When you are submitting your application, confirm that the course you are applying for is ‘Study Abroad’. Also complete the UMass Boston application (click apply now below and choose Summer 2019). 

Housing

Housing is available in one of LSBU's residences. The University has four residences which, in total, contain 1,400 single study bedrooms. Each residence is ideally placed for easy access to the Southwark Campus. They are all near public transport connections with an underground station approximately 5 minutes walk away.

For further information visit Residences.

 

Semester Costs

Fees per semester for 2018/2019: 
  • Tuition fees (undergrad): £5,510
  • Single occupancy en-suite accommodation: £3,200
More information on fees and living costs: https://my.lsbu.ac.uk/my/applicant/Current-Applicants/International-students/Starting-at-LSBU

How to apply:

1. You must submit an application directly to LSBU: http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/international/study-abroad/international-study-abroad
2. You must also submit an application through UMass Boston (click apply at the bottom of this page). 
3. You will receive an acceptance letter from LSBU and your UMB application will be marked eligible once it is reviewed. Once you receive your eligibility check and acceptance letter from LSBU, complete all necessary post-acceptance paperwork. (course transfer, online checklist, pre-departure orientation, study abroad fee payment)
4. Check if you will need a visa to study in the UK herehttps://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa 
 
Study Abroad Course Title Course # Foreign Credit  UMB Equivalent Title UMB Equivalent # UMB Credits
Digital Image Construction AME_4_DIC 20 ART8200 ART8200 3
Intro to Creative Writing II: Poetry AAP_4_CW2 20 ENGL210 ENGL210 3
Digital Storytelling AME_4_DST 20 COMM Elective COMM Elective 3
Foodology ASC_4_411 20 BIOL8100 BIOL8100 3
Editing & Montage AME_4_EMN 30 ART or CINE Elective ART or CINE Elective 3
Exploring Psychological Approaches PSY_4_EPA 20 Psych 100 Psych 100 3
London: City of Change AME_5_LCF 20 Humanities 8100 Humanities 8100 3