Programs by Country: England + Traditional


CAMBRIDGE: Pembroke College, University of Cambridge

Traditional | Cambridge, England

Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)

The Pembroke-Kings Programme (PKP) offers an exceptional opportunity to experience Cambridge student life over eight weeks, the length of a regular undergraduate term. Living in Pembroke or Kings Colleges, students choose three classes from the around thirty to forty on offer, including courses in the arts, social sciences, humanities and sciences. Courses are taught in the main by Cambridge-affiliated faculty and are academically 'Cambridge' in style, content and standard. Students can also apply to take a supervision, in which an individual student meets with a professor weekly to work on a series of research-based papers, or a longer dissertation, in the students major subject area.


Ireland, England, and Switzerland: Drug Discovery and Development

Traditional | Dublin, Switzerland

Study abroad coordinator: Katherine Pruess (k.pruess@neu.edu)

The contemporary chemical industry owes its origins to pioneering research and development conducted in 18th century in Europe. Through the 19th and 20th century, chemistry was an enabling force in the development of commodity products spanning fabric dyes, paints, petrochemical products, plastics, explosives, narcotics, agrochemicals, and ultimately pharmaceuticals. From its origins in Germany and Switzerland, the industry has grown substantively to become a global industry with major activity in North America and Europe, with emerging activity in Asia, South America and Russia. This dialogue will give students a global perspective on the science underpinning contemporary drug discovery. As classic small molecule pharmaceuticals and being supplanted by next generation biopharmaceuticals, students will learn of the strategies corporations engage in to develop new product pipelines and the innovation engine which spawned the development of the biopharmaceutical industry. The dialogue will involve academic instruction in the chemistry of drug design, development and production coupled with exposure to industrial processes through a series of site visits in three countries. The dialogue will be initially based in Dublin, Ireland in the grounds of University College Dublin. The campus is adjacent to the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training [NIBRT], who will provide an overview of the steps involved in the manufacture of biopharmaceuticals. We will also visit a number of biotechnology corporations who have facilities in Ireland in the Cork / Waterford area. Participants will then travel to the UK and visit research and manufacturing sites in the Liverpool area. Finally the dialogue will travel to Basel, Switzerland where interactions with a number of multinational pharmaceutical corporations will be facilitated. Throughout the dialogue, students will engage on a directed study project related to the biopharmaceutical industry. A series of cultural experiences will be arranged in Ireland, the UK and Switzerland, including meetings with research students at regional Universities. The dialogue will feature three Northeastern University faculty who have professional and cultural ties to the countries visited (Professor Graham Jones-UK, Professor George O’Doherty-Ireland and Professor Roman Manetsch-Switzerland). Interested students can contact Professor Graham Jones (gr.jones@neu.edu) in the Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology for more details.


LONDON: CAPA

Traditional | London, England

Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)

Regardless of your major, our academic courses keep you on track while you soak up regional history and culture. Study abroad options include courses with local visits, service-learning, and special lectures related to your study abroad experience, all designed to engage you in critical thinking and challenge you to pursue subjects through academic and field research.

Contact a Study Abroad Ambassador or alum of this program for more information!
- Yingkun Zhu, CAPA London Summer 1, 2012; zhu.ying@husky.neu.edu


LONDON: City University London

Traditional | London, England

Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)

Why study at City?

Located in the heart of London, our approach to education draws on more than 100 years of tradition.

City University London stands out from the crowd due to its academic excellence, its graduates' exceptional employment prospects and its central London location.


LONDON: Foundation for International Education

Internship, Traditional | London, England

Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)

The program through the Foundation for International Education provides students from all majors with a unique opportunity to study in the center of London. In addition to the coursework, students can participate in an internship, service learning program, or secure a research placement with supervision. Upon arrival, students receive a comprehensive on-site orientation and throughout the semester involvement in various course- and co-curricular activities is highly recommended.

 


LONDON: Goldsmiths, University of London

Traditional | London, England

Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)

Goldsmiths offers you an opportunity to live and study side-by-side with British students and visiting students from around the world. You may spend either the fall and/or spring Semester(s) at Goldsmiths, University of London in New Cross, South East London. You may select classes from a variety of Arts & Sciences disciplines including politics, theater, economics, psychology, journalism, and communication. Courses often make use of London's vast array of cultural resources, which students can experience first hand.

Contact a Study Abroad Ambassador or alum of this program for more information!
- Katharine Lawler, Goldsmiths Fall 2013; lawler.ka@husky.neu.edu


LONDON: Hansard Scholars Program

Internship, Traditional | London, England

Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)

The Hansard Scholars Program combines political science course work with a for-credit internship at the House of Commons, House of Lords, or a public policy research institute. The internship includes a variety of administrative and research tasks. Students work at least three days a week assisting in the daily operations of the office and conducting research in conjunction with a term paper. The internship allows students to observe the inner workings of Parliament and immerse themselves in British politics. The program also includes several academic field trips. Previously students have traveled to Cardiff, Wales, and to Cambridge and Bath in England.


LONDON: London School of Economics

Traditional | London, England

Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)

Internationally renowned London School of Economics and Political Science  offers both a summer school or full academic year option.

The summer programme is based on regular undergraduate courses taught at LSE and has gained popularity in the academic community. You will find that the opportunity offered by Summer School extends further than world-class teaching. The programme is a learning experience made unique by a truly diverse mix of participants drawn from over 80 countries and with an eclectic range of backgrounds.All Summer School participants are considered part of the wider LSE community and are afforded the same rights and privileges as regular students. There is an organized social programme affording opportunity to meet and relax with your teachers and fellow participants. To view this program please visit http://www2.lse.ac.uk/study/summerSchools/summerSchool/Home.aspx

For those who believe a summer is not enough, a year long option, The General Course, is also available. Enhance your personal development and gain resume building experiences through year long studies at LSE. Independent research shows that the longer students study abroad the greater the academic, career, cultural and personal benefits, and for those interested LSE is a great opportunity.


LONDON: Queen Mary, University of London

Traditional | London, England

Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)

Queen Mary is one of the largest College's of the internationally renowned University of London. The Study Abroad programme is a fully integrated experience allowing you to live and learn with students from the UK and from many other countries around the world. Queen Mary is based on an urban campus in London's East End - close to the centre of the city - and is served by two underground stops giving easy access to all of London’s attractions. A modular course system allows visiting students to create a schedule combining courses from the faculties of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law and Science and Engineering.

Contact a Study Abroad Ambassador or alum of this program for more information!
- Jessica Rehkopf, Queen Mary Spring 2013; jessrehkopf@yahoo.com


LONDON: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Traditional | London, England

Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)

SOAS is unique; it is the only university in the UK to focus on the languages, cultures and societies of Africa, Asia and the Middle East. As one of the colleges within the University of London, it is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the UK and is recognised worldwide. Study Abroad students have the opportunity to fully integrate into this specialised institution and concentrate on regions and issues which they might not have had the opportunity to focus on before, for example: Human Rights, HIV/ Aids and Development, the Politics and Economics of the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia or the religions and cultures of these important regions. Study Abroad students are supported by a small but dedicated team before they arrive, during their studies and after they have left London. Regular pre-departure information is sent to all applicants and there are special orientation sessions at the start of each term as well as social events throughout the year. All students on the programme are appointed an academic advisor on arrival and can contact the Study Abroad team with any queries at all, whether they are about accommodation, course choices, transport and travel or where to find the nearest supermarket!

Students enroll directly into SOAS and can choose to study abroad in 3 study periods: Full academic year (Terms 1, 2 and 3), Term 1 only (fall), or Terms 2&3 only (spring)


Multi-Country Programs – CIEE

Traditional | Seville, Spain

Study Abroad Coordinator: Liz McClanahan (e.mcclanahan@neu.edu)

Built around central academic themes—art and architecture, communications and new media, tourism and business, to name a few—CIEE summer multi-country programs pair two locations in one session to create the ultimate learning experience. Take your pick from specially designed duos to pursue your academic interests in not just one, but two of the most topically relevant cities in the world!

Summer Multi-Country Programs


OXFORD: Arcadia

Traditional | Oxford, England

Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)

At the core of an Oxford education is the tutorial system, where students meet one-on-one or in small groups with a subject tutor who will provide constructive guidance and feedback on your intellectual journey. In most cases, Oxford students focus on one particular subject (like biochemistry or modern history) without general or elective study in subjects outside their specialty. Students meet with tutors and attend lectures for eight weeks a term during three, ten-week terms a year. During the long breaks between teaching terms, students consolidate and extend their reading and work in a subject. You and your principal tutor will decide on your major and minor tutorial concentrations for that term. For instance, a student in English may be directed to focus on Shakespeare's tragedies and 19th-century women's writing. Additionally, your principal tutor will appoint some of his or her colleagues to supervise your tutorials in each area. You will meet these tutors on a weekly or bi-weekly basis over the term. You can expect your principal tutor to assign readings, lectures, practical laboratory work, and a topic for you to prepare and present, often in the form of a tutorial essay. These essays, based on extensive independent reading, are concentrated expressions of your analysis of each weekly topic. You can expect to prepare one or two essays per week, which your tutor will critique and help you develop. Each term awards a total of 12 semester hours of credit, apportioned from three to eight credits for each tutorial depending on the number of meetings and proportion of time the tutorial requires.