- Fall: April 15
- Spring: October 1
YEAR OPTIONS: Students interested in calendar or academic year-long options should contact IFSA-Butler for deadlines, fees and more.
About City, University of London
Calling all entrepreneurs! Whether you're a start-up wunderkind or want to use your business-savvy in an existing enterprise, City is the perfect place to hone your skills. You'll thrive in a responsive, flexible environment that has close ties to business and the professional world.
City, University of London Benefits
- The university has strong ties to London's historical and financial center, known as The City; the university chancellor is the Lord Mayor of London
- Enjoy an active students' union that offers a range of social facilities and a variety of athletic, social, and cultural clubs and societies
- Excellent location for Business and STEM students (AACSB International accredited business school)
- Live and learn in London, one the world's preeminent cities
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My Visa Process
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First Generation Student Abroad
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A Quick Guide to London Fashion
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Three Thousand Miles: A Strong Family Tie
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Coming Out: The Abroad Edition
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Being Black and Muslim in London
Coping with Recent Terrorist Threats in the U.K.
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Exploring London Through Street Art
Exploring the City You’re In
How Study Abroad Helped Me Overcome Anxiety
Navigating Faith in a Post-Faith Society
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It’s Fun Studying Abroad (IFSA)
How to get a British boyfriend on your very first Tinder date abroad (totally click-bait)
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How Study Abroad Changed My Life – A Digital Story
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How London Taught Me About Diversity
London on a Budget
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The Road to Becoming a True Fan
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Any Given Weekday
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The IFSA Difference
Academics at City, University of London Partnership
To view available courses at City, University of London, visit the City online course catalog.
Fall Semester* (10 weeks)
Four 4-credit courses = 16 U.S. semester credit hours
Spring Semester (13 weeks)
Four 4-credit courses = 16 U.S. semester credit hours OR
Four 4-credit courses + one 2-credit extension course = 18 U.S. semester credit hours OR
Three 4-credit courses + one or two 2-credit extension or language courses = 14-16 U.S. semester credit hours
Please review all your syllabi and course materials when you are registering for classes (both pre-arrival and on-site). Certain classes may have a one-off lab or field trip fee that is disclosed in the syllabus or first meeting of class. You will be responsible for these fees, whether they are billed and paid by IFSA or billed to you.
This subject relies on a high level of proficiency in mathematics, statistics, economics and computing; courses are generally open to actuarial science or similar majors only.
Courses are available to related majors only. Semester students may choose from a limited list of modules that are assessed by courework only. Academic year students may select from the full list.
Courses are available for full year study only, and only to engineering majors.
Limited spaces are available. Students should be majors in journalism and have a significant concentration in journalism or a closely related subject.
Restricted to academic year students for 2017-18.
Open to music majors only.
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The IFSA Team
IFSA has a dedicated team who are here to help you prepare to achieve your goals. Feel free to reach out. We are happy to answer your questions!