New College of the Humanities (NCH) is a prestigious, university-level college in the heart of London, founded by the philosopher A.C Grayling, who is the college’s Master. Small by design, NCH offers a unique and broad liberal arts-inspired curriculum with highly personalized teaching. Humanities at NCH is understood in the broadest terms, from the creative arts to economics; students benefit from being in an interdisciplinary academic environment.
In 2018 NCH entered into a close partnership with Northeastern, becoming part of the Northeastern family.
College Compatibility in England
Students will learn more about the host institutions policies and expectations during on-site orientation.
Please see Academics While Abroad for information on course registration information. You will receive your class schedule when you arrive in England.
It is recommended that participants wait until arriving on site to purchase the necessary books. It is generally a good idea to review the syllabus for a class prior to buying any materials. Students can generally purchase books at Waterstones or other local bookstores.
NCH uses the American grading system, meaning that grades will look similar to those earned in the US. The rubric is explained clearly at the beginning of the semester in each syllabus to ensure consistency and offer a guide from the beginning of the class.