London, England

January in London

Study Terrorism, Security, and Policing in the Metropolitan City or Contemporary British Theatre
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Information for term January in London

Application deadline, and cost information.

Application Deadline

November 1, 2019

Program Deadlines and Pricing Info

  • Deadline: November 1, 2019
  • Dates: Dec 30, 2019 – Jan 20, 2020
  • Credit: 3 semester hours / 4.5 quarter hours
  • Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA


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London’s global impact in art, music, fashion, and literature is incomparable, but the city also has an active community policing policy. Explore its influential culture while gaining insight into the London’s value system and influence on Europe and the world.

Unique Experiences

  • Watch a performance

    in Shakespeare’s Globe theater, a faithful reconstruction of the open-air playhouse designed in 1599.

  • Take a weekend excursion

    to Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland.

  • Gain access to experts

    in either the theater or security industry.

  • languages spoken in London

  • artifacts in the British Museum in Bloomsbury

  • species of butterflies


Location & Culture

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Home of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games, London is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city. London is at the cutting edge of the arts scene and provides access to music, fashion, museums (which are all free!), comedy, and theater. There are abundant opportunities for enjoying London – with eight Royal Parks right in the heart of the city and more green space than any comparable city in the world.

The Culture


  • Research the challenges facing the modern police force and debate whether London is safer than other world cities.
  • Take daytrips to neighboring cities, such as Cambridge or Portsmouth.
  • Visit Regent’s Park, the London Zoo, and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.
  • Enjoy a rock concert at the Wembley Arena or the symphony at Royal Albert Hall.

Daily Life

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    Housing will be in either a residence hall or shared apartments centrally located in Bloomsbury, Farringdon, or Kings Cross. Students will share twin or triple rooms.

  • Meals

    No meals are provided in London, but students will have access to kitchen facilities to cook their own meals.

London, England

Where You'll Study

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    Located within walking distance of the student accommodations in central London, near the King’s Cross St. Pancras Underground stations.

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Program Details

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What you need to know

The program details

The CIEE Global Institute in the Bloomsbury neighborhood of central London is a spacious, welcoming facility with modern classrooms, an onsite café, a quiet study room, and comfortable common areas. Located near the University of London, the Global Institute has excellent transport links and is within easy access of the theaters of the West End and the shops and cafés of Covent Garden.

The January program offers a choice between two courses: Terrorism Security and Policing in the Metropolitan City or Contemporary British Theatre. Classes will include guest speakers, co-curricular visits to enhance the academic experience, and excursions to local landmarks such as the Tower of London and the British Museum, for example.


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    Courses taught at CIEE London are for CIEE students only. Courses are taught Monday – Friday. Instruction is supported and augmented online by our learning management system, Canvas.


    Assessment is based on the individual’s overall performance in the course, including coursework, presentations, and essays. Under no circumstances will CIEE alter deadlines or exam dates for students who have made conflicting travel plans. The U.S. grading scale of A-F is used.


    The program is made up of three weeks of classes with an intensive orientation beforehand. CIEE classes are designed to follow U.S. academic culture. Class attendance is strictly enforced both for classes and required co-curricular excursions.



    Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5.


Program Credit

  • Total credit, 3 semester/4.5 quarter hours
  • Contact hours: 45

All students take one of the following courses:

  • Terrorism Security and Policing in the Metropolitan City
  • Contemporary British Theatre.

Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.

January 2020

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  • SOCI 2010 LNEN: Terrorism, Security, and Policing in the Metropolitan City
  • THES 3002 LNEN: Contemporary British Theatre


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Scholarships & Grants

CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.

Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:

  • Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants

To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

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Dates, Deadlines & Fees

You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Meals are not included  
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Orientation - an introduction to British culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city.
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

No Hidden Fees


Application Due

Start Date

End Date

Fees & Housing

January 2020 Nov 1, 2019 Dec 30, 2019 Jan 20, 2020

To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.

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