Study Abroad in England

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Studying Abroad in England

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429 Study Abroad Programs in England

Choose from Suburban or Metropolitan London

CISabroad offers study programs in England that provide high standard academic courses, student support services, campus amenities, a lively social life, and leisurely excursions that let students experience the best of England. Participants benefit from the comprehensive package that ensures everything they need while studying abroad is well taken care of.

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Study in England with AIFS's Unique Programs

A variety of programs are available through the American Institute for Foreign Studies in England. Study abroad programs are offered in London and are open to American participants. Students can spend their summer or a semester studying topics from Literature to Business to Education. Most programs provide excursions outside the city, or even travel to other nearby countries.

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Study Abroad with Academic Studies Abroad

Study in England with Academic Abroad Studies programs. Students can choose to study in London or Oxford at one of the three best universities in England. Summer, semester, and academic year programs are available. All programs include housing, tution, excursions, academic credits awarded through an official transcript, and much more.

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Study Abroad and Internships in London

The England location of CAPA International Education is centered in the city of London. Participants from across the globe can participate in both academic and experiential education. Professors incorporate significant field-based activities to supplement the lessons they receive inside the classroom. Programs in England also often include internship placement options.

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Study at the University of Roehampton

University of Roehampton, in London, England, offers study abroad programs for most undergraduate and postgraduate students. Individuals benefit from a nurturing learning environment as they study in a highly cosmopolitan city. The university offers a wide range of courses and access to exceptional campus facilities.

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StudentUniverse

Study abroad in England through StudentUniverse. Experience the bustling streets of London and meet other international students. StudentUniverse allows students worldwide to take advantage of incredible travel deals.

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SOAS, University of London

The course explores the non-Islamic or ‘minority’ religions of the Middle East and their relations with Islam. It investigates how Islam classifies the various ‘minority’ religions it has encountered. To do so, it discusses the ‘Covenant of ‘Umar’ which set the framework for how non-Muslim communities were to be accommodated within Islam. In part, this was a practical and pragmatic response, si...

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Study Abroad with BPP International

BPP University is one of the UK's leading private universities dedicated to business and the professions. Over 3,300 (around 34%) of BPP University's students are international. Our training courses and degree programmes are designed to help you break into some of the most respected and prestigious careers. We aim to bridge the gap between education and professional practice with our range ...

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University of Huddersfield

Study in England at the University of Huddersfield and experience English culture firsthand. This study abroad experience provided to international students offers courses in Business, Hospitality, and Social Sciences.

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Athena Study Abroad in London, England

Through Athena Study Abroad, American participants can choose from a wide range of courses such as Creative Writing, Theology, and Social Policy at the Roehampton University in London, England. Study in one of the most culturally sophisticated cities in the world and experience its internationally-renowned attractions. Students are taught directly by brilliant academics and learn in a rich and ...

Study in England with API

API offers comprehensive programs in Leeds and London. Participants can study engineering, business, art and design, and communications, along with many other course subjects. All API programs include airport pickup, an on-site orientation with an English-speaking Resident Director, housing, tuition, medical and life insurance, excursions, social and cultural activities, and a transcript upon ...

St. Clare's, Oxford

Study in England with St. Clare's Oxford and become part of a prestigious international learning community. St Clare's course credits are transferable to most universities around the world and its' Liberal Arts programs are 40 years in the making. Other courses of study include History, Philosophy, and Literature.

Study Abroad Experience with London SAE

Experience city life in London through this study abroad program organized by London SAE. Participants have nine incredible programs to choose from, ranging from a short-term course at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts to a semester in one of the city's most prestigious educational institutions. Students also have the chance to customize their programs according to their individual preferences.

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Studying Abroad in England

You’ve heard George Bernard Shaw’s sentiment that “England and America are two countries separated by a common language.” When you study abroad in England you’ll learn to appreciate the superfluous vowels like that extra “u” in colour or neighbour. You’ll go up the lift instead of the elevator, “mind the gap” on the Tube, and throw away the rubbish. You’ll find while studying abroad in England, it isn't just the stereotypical British culture of tea drinking and cricket playing, but a whole new world with a long history of international influence bundled up in this small but vibrant country that makes England special.

Geography & Demographics

Study abroad in London, and suddenly you’re surrounded by 200 nationalities with more than 300 languages spoken in the capital city. Imagine the dynamic that creates! But this is an English-speaking country, of course, so study abroad students will find it an easy place to navigate — although they should be prepared for when the natives have a good-natured laugh at new accents.

Food & Culture

Studying abroad in England will expose you to multiculturalism that you may not have expected. England’s multi-culti flair is apparent in everything from the shop fronts on a town’s High Street to the food available at restaurants all across the country. You might not eat fish and chips as much as you’d expect while studying in England, but you will find yourself indulging in England’s most popular knock-off dishes, like the Chinese stir-fry — which recently knocked the Indian chicken tikka masala from the top spot. For a proper English meal during your study abroad program, don’t miss a Sunday roast at a traditional pub with a fireplace blazing nearby. Take a walk through the Saturday farmers markets for fresh fruit and “veg.” 

While studying abroad in England, you’ll dance to Australian music, drink Colombian coffee, and sit across from Pakistanis and Norwegians on the trains. You’ll shop at French boutiques and buy flowers from vendors whose market stall has been passed through generations. You’ll drive past mosques and temples, experience celebrations of Chinese New Year, Canada Day, and the Fourth of July. Your doctor may be from Bangladesh and the person who delivers your mail from Mali. The diversity is all the beauty of studying in England.

Of course, the English have left a huge impact on culture around the world. “Keep Calm and Carry On” was originally a morale-boosting slogan from World War II that’s now recognized around the world. The country counts Shakespeare, Jane Austin, Coldplay, Simon Cowell, Sir Richard Branson, Jamie Oliver, Isaac Newton, Orlando Bloom, Ian Fleming, and Audrey Hepburn among its ranks — and these are just a few among far too many other world-famous Brits to name.

You may bump into some quirky and eccentric yet traditional English entertainment events between classes or on weekends, like the famous Maldon mud race, the annual cheese rolling competition on Cooper’s Hill in Gloucestershire, or a burst of impromptu morris (folk) dancing.

Things to Do

Sights to see in England while you are studying abroad range from exciting contemporary architecture, like The Shard sprouting up on London’s impressive skyline, to ancient crumbling castles, like Goodrich Castle in Herefordshire. The green farms and fields that stretch on for miles provide sharp contrast to the hustle and bustle of London’s city life. For a real foray into the great outdoors, visit the vast open spaces of Dartmoor, the White Cliffs of Dover, the Lake District, Peak District, or New Forest in Hampshire while studying abroad in England.

While you’re in the “Land of Hope and Glory,” be sure to take in the atmosphere at a soccer game (except they call it football or footy). Enjoy the live music scene that welcomes new artists and looks back on a history that includes the Sex Pistols, the Clash, the Rolling Stones, and the Beatles. Delve into the art scene where Damien Hirst and Banksy have left their marks. Visit London’s West End to take in a theater performance or a comedy show. Watch the Queen’s speech and amuse yourself with the antics of Kate and Will as the nation follows the every move of the Duke and Duchess. If you’re looking for a break from studying, the rest of Europe awaits you just a short train or plane ride away.

Studying in England

You can choose to apply through a third-party study abroad provider, such as CAPA International Education, which combines academics with exploration of London. You can also choose to apply directly to one of England’s top universities, like Oxford, King's College London, the London School of Economics, or the University of Cambridge. Check with your study abroad advisor on campus for guidance (Note that classes in England tend to be more focused on essays and projects than on tests!).

By the way, bring an umbrella — but know that, like many preconceived ideas about England, you might not rely on it quite as much as you’d assume during your study abroad adventure.

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