The global educational and international internship opportunities are only part of the excitement. Earn 6-9 credit hours in this six-week, thru session program through classes and an internship. You will live in a flat located in the heart of London. Through the internship experience, you will have hands-on engagement with art and design studios, fashion retailers, advertising and marketing firms, global organizations serving families and children, financial enterprises and more. You will also have ample opportunities to visit museums, take in theater, visit historic sites, attend art festivals and local markets and tour landmarks such as Stonehenge and the Tower of London.

Important Dates

  • INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR LONDON STUDY TOUR Thursday, October 19@ 6:30 PM in DAWSON HALL, Room 312

Experience

  • The excitement of living in an international city
  • The richness of London’s museums, theatre, and financial districts.
  • Day trips to places such as Bath and Stonehenge.
  • London's historical sites such as the Tower of London and St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Fabulous markets, beautiful parks, and a delicious array of international foods

Cost

The Program Fee for Summer, 2017 was approximately $6,250, and it will be updated for Summer, 2018 as soon as numbers are available.  The Program cost includes the following:

  • Six weeks in a flat in Central London 
  • Transportation pass
  • Orientation program
  • Sightseeing tour of London
  • A ticket for the London Eye
  • Two theatre tickets
  • Two full-day trips by private coach
  • Afternoon tea river cruise and entrance to the Tower of London

Airfare Option: You may choose to add a fee that will cover the amount of your roundtrip flight and ground transportation, hassle-free.  This fee will be announced ASAP when flight charges come available for group travel to London.

Other costs include roundtrip airfare to London (without airfare option), passport and Tier 4 Student Visa for internship option ($530.00-$600.00; must be obtained before arriving in the UK); UGA tuition and fees for at least six hours of credit.

Find out more about and apply for a student visa in the UK.

Courses Offered

FACS 5711 British Life and Culture (taught by a British Professor) (3 credits);

FACS 5915 International Internship (3 credits)

OR TXMI/HDFS/FDNS/FHCE 4900 International Family Consumer Behavior (taught by Dr. Landers-Potts) (3 credits)

*Human Development and Family Science Majors can meet the departmental internship requirement through this experience if they complete HDFS 5110 Research Methods (only spring) before the London Study Tour. Please review the requirements for the research internship and see your advisor for additional information in the fall, during the application process.

International Internship Experience

Many internship options are available for students.

Potential opportunities are available in the following categories: 

  • Fashion, Art and Design
  • Advertising/Public Relations/Marketing
  • Consumer Economics
  • Psychology and Research
  • Finance and Accounting
  • History
  • Journalism and Publishing
  • Music and Film
  • Political Science
  • Theater/Theater Management
  • Food and Nutrition

For more information on the above internship placement opportunities, please download Handbook and Internship Brochure.

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