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UK Consortia: London Winter (CCSA)
London, England (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Winter
Partner Website: Click to visit
Program Sponsor: CCSA- Cooperative Center for Study Abroad 
Restrictions: UK applicants only
Program Cost and Budget Winter
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2017 09/30/2016 11/01/2016 12/26/2016 01/08/2017
NOTE: September 16, 2016 - Early Application Deadline. Apply by September 16, 2016 and receive $100 discount on program application fee.
Fact Sheet:
Experience Type:
Study Abroad
Area of Study:
Chemistry, Health, History, Legal Studies, Nursing
Housing Options:
Hotel
Eligibility:
1-Freshman, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior
Minimum GPA:
2.0
Student Type:
Undergraduate students only
Advisor:
Niamh Minion
UK Travel Medical Insurance:
Provided by program partner
Program Description:

LONDON WINTER

Program Dates:
Dec. 26, 2016 - Jan. 08, 2017

CCSA Winter 2016/17: London Winter

CCSA APPLICATION DEADLINES: Scroll to Course Info

Priority Deadline: September 16, 2016
Final Deadline: September 30, 2016

Credit: 3 credit hours

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The allure of London at New Year's draws people from around the world. A center of business and government, of history and culture, of the ancient and the avant-garde, London offers the perfect setting to experience everything from politics and society to science and commerce. England's history and culture come alive in a set of courses that offer science, history, and health care.

Includes several class-specific activities plus a day trip to such locations as Bath, Stonehenge & Salisbury, Canterbury & Dover, or Stratford & Warwick.

 

A GROUP FLIGHT OPTION is available at additional cost and includes:

  • roundtrip air transportation from one of CCSA’s designated US departure cities
  • roundtrip ground transportation between airport and the accommodation site
 
 

CCSA PROGRAM COSTS

CCSA Application Fee:
$150
if received by September 16, 2016
$250 if received on/after September 17, 2016


CCSA Program Fee: $3,199

The price of this CCSA program includes:
 

  • Accommodations in twin rooms with occasional use of multi-bedded rooms
  • All required program excursions
  • Course-related activities and entrances
  • Unlimited local transport pass
  • Daily breakfast and some additional meals
  • Health and emergency evacuation insurance
  • Program directors and staff on-site 24/7


Group Travel Option: $1,350-$1,550 estimated
This is estimate based on recent airline prices. The final cost will vary and will be finalized prior to the final payment deadline.

The group travel option includes:
 

  • round trip international airfare from one of CCSA's designated US departure cities
  • round trip ground transportation between airport and lodging in CCSA program location
Students must also pay all associated UK Education Abroad tuition and fees. See Program Cost and Budget Page for more information. 

COURSE INFORMATION
The following courses are offered on this CCSA program. For more information regarding academic content of individual courses, visit our website or email faculty at the address listed below each course description.

Before applying for any course, please make note of course prerequisites, which must be completed, or waived by the course instructor, prior to the program's departure date. By combining this intensive study abroad experience with directed study activities preceding and/or following the travel portion of the program, students may earn three semester hours of college credit.

 

Courses

Chemistry

(C)hemical (H)istory of (E)ngland; (M)useums, (I)conic (S)cientific (T)reasures, and (R)evelations of (Y)esteryear

Course Description: Travel back in time...visit historical scientific and medical museums and hospitals of London. See the wonders and discoveries of early chemistry and the medical fields, including dental, optical, and pharmaceutical. Enrich your mind with the astonishing experiences of scientists in the past and the obstacles and marvels attributed to them. Tarry at the Faraday Museum, the Museum of the History of Science, and the Natural History Museum. Explore the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, the Old Operating Theatre, the Anaesthesia Museum, the Hunterian Museum, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Museum, the Museum at St. Bart’s, and many others.

Prerequisite: Completion of freshman Chemistry requirements plus one additional Chemistry course.

(Dr. Fred J. Matthews | 3 Cr. Hrs. | UD) Email

 

History / Legal Studies

London in the Age of Revolutions

Course Description: From 1765 to 1815, London was a cultural, intellectual, and political hub of revolutionary thought—a capital of philosophy, law, literature, and theater. Come explore the center of the British Empire and study the history of revolutionary ideas and culture. Visit the center of Legal London—the Inns of Court and Temple Church; Westminster Hall and the Houses of Parliament, site of the biggest slavery case of the era; the Bankside where slave ships docked and the financial hub of the City of London which financed it; and the theaters and pubs of Covent Garden and the Strand where the revolutionary generation worked and played.

Prerequisite: one semester of Western Civilization, World Civilization, World History or equivalent course.

(Dr. Patricia Minter | 3 Cr. Hrs. | LD/UD) Email

 

Nursing

From Nightingale to Now: Health Care and
Nursing on Both Sides of the Pond

Course Description: Explore similarities and differences in nursing and medicine between British and American healthcare systems. Compare and contrast the roles of health professionals in England and the United States. Investigate the history of the nursing profession with tentative visits to the Florence Nightingale Museum, the Science Museum’s History of Medicine, and the Old Operating Theatre.

Examine the differences between nursing education in the United States and the U.K.. Visit London hospitals and interact with “real life” nurses working within the British healthcare system. Take the “Cholera Walk,” a journey through Victorian London and re-trace the steps of a pandemic outbreak.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in Upper Division nursing or a comparable healthcare degree-seeking program or permission of the instructor.

(Dr. Amy S. Hamlin | 3 Cr. Hrs. | UD) Email

 

Applicants are encouraged to apply well in advance of the application deadline, as priority is given to early applications.

 




UK Consortia: London Winter (CCSA)


Eligibility

This program is open to undergraduate students from all academic disciplines.

Academic Credit

  • UK students will participate in courses on this program that are not taught by UK faculty members.  Credit for these non-UK faculty taught courses will be awarded via CCSA school of record, Western Kentucky University, and transferred to UK.  This transfer credit will not factor into students' UK GPA, nor will letter grades appear on the UK transcript.  Students will be charged a $100 transcript fee in order to obtain this program transcript.
     
  • PRIOR to departure, students taking non-UK faculty courses must complete an Academic Approval Form (AAF) for that coursework.  The AAF indicates how the courses will be used, or course equivalency, once they are transferred to UK.  Upon completion of the term abroad, the transcript should be sent to UK Education Abroad.  Once received, the Education Abroad staff will coordinate transfer of credits to UK.  
     
  • All students will be enrolled in EAP 599: Study Abroad (1 credit hour) the term they are abroad.

Housing & Meals

  • Students will be housed in hotels for the duration of the program.
  • Breakfast will be provided daily. Participants will be responsible for lunch and dinner on their own. 

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Students are strongly encouraged to explore all funding opportunities for programs abroad. There are numerous opportunities available based on the area of study, program type, length, and country of destination. 
  • Many financial aid packages (scholarships, loans and grants) used for on-campus study can be applied to education abroad programs. Students who qualify for financial aid should consult with their UK Financial Aid counselor as soon as possible to apply for funding.
     
  • The Education Abroad at UK Scholarship - The campus-wide Selection Committee awards need-based scholarships to UK students in the amounts of $750, $1,000 and $1,500. The deadline for application materials is October 1 for Winter programs.
For more information about scholarship and funding opportunities, please visit the Education Abroad at UK Financial Aid & Scholarships resource page.

Applications

  • Students must complete two applications to participate in this program - one to Education Abroad at UK and one to CCSA. The CCSA application can be found on the CCSA website.

Program Costs

  • Costs and cancellation policies vary by program, so it is important to review this information very carefully. For more information on program costs, please see the "Program Cost and Budget" information page (the link is in the program header at the top of this website).

Passport & Visa Requirements

  • U.S. passport holders are not required to obtain a visa for participation on this program. Participants who wish to extend their stay in the country beyond the program start and end dates and those who are not U.S. passport holders must investigate the visa regulations at UK Border Agency.

Travel Medical Insurance

All participants of this program will be enrolled in travel medical insurance via CCSA. For details on the coverage provided please visit the CCSA Health/Safety & Insurance website.
 
Participants wishing to travel before or after the official program dates are strongly encouraged to purchase additional coverage for the extended dates via Education Abroad at UK. Please see the Education Abroad Health & Safety webpage for more information. There is an option to purchase the extended coverage in the application.

For More Information

For additional information about this program, please contact:

  • EA Peer Ambassadors, Education Abroad Resource Center, 315 Bradley Hall
  • Niamh Minion, Education Abroad Advisor and CCSA Campus Representative for UK, niamh.minion@uky.edu 
  • Dr. Ruth Beattie, CCSA Campus Representative for UK, rebeat1@uky.edu

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