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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom; Travel Day, United States
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: CCSA- Cooperative Center for Study Abroad 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Course Disciplines: Chemistry, Comparative Literature, Communication, English Language and Literature, History, International Business, Legal Studies, Management, Marketing, Music, Theatre Program Type: Short Program (2-4 weeks)
Click here for a definition of this term Air Travel Options: Group Travel Available, Independent Travel Available Credit: 3 Credit Hours
Language Requirement: No Housing: Campus Residence
Program Description:

Program Details:

Program Base Price: $2,929
Estimated Airfare: $1,050 – $1,350
(estimated additional cost based on recent airline prices)
Dates: Jul 17, 2022 – Aug 01, 2022
Scholarships: Yes (see scholarships page)

Program Description:


London is a metropolis made up of hundreds of communities. Become part of the city while based at the St. Giles London Hotel.

The two-week program offers a wide selection of courses to meet your academic needs. Scheduled field trips and personal exploration time enable you to see London up close.

An optional day trip to Stonehenge/Salisbury will be offered.



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The price of this CCSA program includes:
  • Accommodations, including daily breakfast at the Sage & Chilli Restaurant
  • Course-related activities and entrances fees
  • All course-related ground transportation
  • Additional cultural program excursions
  • Health and emergency evacuation insurance
  • Program directors and staff on-site 24/7
  • Daily breakfast and some additional meals


Participants will reside at St. Giles London, one of the most centrally located hotels in London. Situated in the heart of the West End, St. Giles is just a few minutes walk from Oxford Street, Soho, Theatres, the British Museum, Covent Garden, and many other attractions. Tottenham Court Underground Station (Central and Northern lines) is just 2 minutes away.

Students will be housed in twin bedrooms, equipped with two single beds, desk and chair, storage cabinets and drawers, and an en-suite bathroom with shower, basin, mirror and toilet. An LCD TV, telephone, digital safe and hairdryer are also included. Free WiFi is provided throughout the residence.

Course(s) Offered:


Britain's Role in Chemistry and Medicinal Sciences
Course Description: The course will focus on the historical scientific and medical museums and hospitals of London, along with the contributions of British scientists and medical professionals. We will observe the wonders and discoveries of early chemistry and the medical fields, including dental, optical, and pharmaceutical, and enrich our minds with the astonishing experiences of scientists in the past and the obstacles and marvels attributed to them. Museum visits will tentatively include the British Museum, the Science Museum, and the History of Science Museum in Oxford. Field trips are also planned for specialized sites, including the Old Operating Theatre, St Bartholomew's Hospital, the Chelsea Physic Garden, and the Alexander Fleming Laboratory.
Prerequisite: None
WKU Course: CHEM 475
Dr. Leslie Hiatt | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U

Communication / Broadcasting & Media Studies / Pop Culture / Art & Design

Digital Storytelling in London
Course Description: Everyone has a story to tell and, in this class, students will develop their own stories as they relate to the culture of London by creating photographic, audio and video projects. We will examine digital media as a tool for expressing personal and historical narratives. Your story will include iconic locations including the British Museum, the houses of Parliament, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, and Westminster Abbey. You’re invited to take advantage of this opportunity to develop digital storytelling skills in the process of documenting narratives in London.
Prerequisite: None
WKU Course: COMM 415
Dr. Ann Andaloro | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U/H

Education / English Language & Literature

Peter Rabbit to Harry Potter: Exploring London through Children’s Literature
Course Description: Harry Potter, Peter Rabbit, Curious George, or Winnie the Pooh--- Did one of these or other characters created by British authors impact your childhood? Come board a train like WWII child evacuees, walk the London streets like Mary Poppins, and try to find Platform 9 and 3/4 like Harry Potter. Read British children’s literature, walk in the footsteps of your favorite characters, and visit the settings of your favorite books. See original transcripts and drawings from classic books at the British Library, experience the making of the Harry Potter movies at Warner Brothers studio tour AND encounter literary history at Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s birthplace.
Prerequisite: None
WKU Course: LME 318
Dr. Stacey Korson | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U

English Language & Literature

Tolkien’s Medieval Rings
Course Description: There are no better sites to explore England’s rich medieval heritage than Westminster Abbey, The Tower of London, Canterbury Cathedral and Warwick Castle. These are just highlights among the tentative site visits in this course, which immerses you in the art, architecture and literature of medieval English society – the better to understand the cultural heritage that influenced the works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Studying medieval texts such as Beowulf and Dante’s Inferno which inspired Tolkien, in addition to visiting sites in Oxford associated with him, will further enhance your understanding of what fired the creative imagination of the author of The Lord of the Rings.
Prerequisite: Completion of First Year Composition requirement and one Humanities or Intro to Literature course, or permission of instructor.
WKU Course: ENG 399
Dr. Warren Edminster | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U/G/H


The People of London & Their Histories
Course Description: Explore the history of London by focusing on the people of London at key moments in the city’s history between 1600 and 1830. We’ll read their eyewitness accounts and then visit city sites linked to their stories. We’ll imagine Shakespeare’s London while visiting the Globe Theatre and appreciate how London recovered from the Great Fire from under the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral. We’ll grasp what medieval London was like at the Tower of London and recreate Victorian London at Dickens’s House. Exhibits on London’s history at the Museum of London and the British Museum will further enrich our understanding of what Londoners have experienced over the centuries.
Prerequisite: None
WKU Course: HIST 490
Dr. Bradford J. Wood | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U/G

Legal Studies / Government

Habeas What? British Common Law & Its Influence on the American Legal System
Course Description: This upper-division government/legal studies course explores the unique British common law tradition and how it directly influenced the American legal system. Combining classroom instruction with a whirlwind tour of fascinating destinations in and around London, this class will provide students with a deep understanding of British law while visiting the beautiful countryside of Runnymede (where the Magna Carta was signed), sitting in on cases at the Royal Courts of London and the Old Bailey courthouse, watching the UK Supreme Court deliberate, and witnessing the British House of Commons in all its contentious action.
Prerequisite: None
Prof. Katie Jones | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U

Nursing / Healthcare Administration

Trends and Issues in Nursing and Healthcare: Nightingale to Now
Course Description: This course focuses on both the historical and current practices of the British and American healthcare systems. Students will explore how different cultural influences affect health policies, leading to an analysis of the similarities and differences in British and American healthcare delivery, nursing, and medicine. Significance is given to the historical influences on the nursing profession and healthcare. The roles of health professionals in England and the United States will be compared and contrasted. Trends and issues of professional nursing and global healthcare perspectives will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on experiential learning, with visits to London hospitals, the Old St. Thomas Hospital, the Old Operating Theatre, the Florence Nightingale Museum, UK Parliament, and other healthcare institutions and museums.
Prerequisite: None
WKU Course: NURS 317
Dr. Tamara Robertson | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U

This program is currently not accepting applications.