IFSA London School of Economics and Political Science Summer

London, England

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Term
Summer
Language of Instruction

English

Language Prerequisite

None

Finance Options
Scholarships, grants, financial aid, credit card payments and more!
Application Deadlines:
  • Summer: March 15
Min. GPA for Consideration:
3.3
Typical Credit Load:
3.75 - 11.25

About LSE Summer

Build towards your future with a summer abroad at the London School of Economics. Challenging courses in areas like accounting and finance, business and management, culture and environment, economics and international relations, and government and society will help you build a foundation of expertise in your chosen subject.

LSE Summer Benefits

  • Study at Britain's only university specializing in the study of the social sciences, a member of Britain's Russell Group of universities, similar to the Ivy League
  • Take advantage of LSE's close ties to business, government, law and media in the city
  • LSE is part of the University of London (UL), so students can use the UL Union's excellent facilities
  • Choose from courses in accounting and finance; economics; international relations, government and society; law; and management
  • Classes with professionals from the United Nations, World Health Organization and leading international banks
  • Students may attend a single session (first or second session only), combine two consecutive sessions or take all three sessions
  • Students take one course per session, each worth 3.75 U.S. semester credit hours 

The IFSA Difference

Your success is our success! Whatever your goals, our approach is carefully designed to help you achieve them.
You will experience challenging, rewarding coursework in the highest quality classes, while receiving the academic support you need.
More than a tourist in a foreign country, you will engage in the community, build competencies, and develop yourself as a citizen of the world.
Our programs and practices reflect the value we place on diverse perspectives and are designed to support a variety of learners.
Round out your classroom experience with hands-on opportunities like internships, directed research, student teaching, community-based learning or volunteering, and cultural excursions.
You will have academic and personal mentors to assist with program choice, application, travel, cultural acclimation, language acquisition, class registration, academic issues, health and safety, and everything in between.

Academics at London School of Economics and Political Science Summer

Courses
To view available courses at LSE, visit the LSE online course catalog.

Students may take one course per session at LSE, and each course is worth 3.75 U.S. semester credit hours. Students enrolled in two sessions earn a total of 7.5 U.S. semester credit hours. Students enrolled in all three sessions earn a total of 11.25 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.
Course Restrictions
Students may only enroll in courses for which they meet the prerequisites. They may only enroll in one course per session.
Transcripts
After you return to the U.S., IFSA will send a Butler University transcript to your home university and to your permanent address. The transcript reflects the courses taken, credits attempted, and grades earned during your term abroad. This service is included in your study abroad program at no additional cost
Subjects offered at London School of Economics and Political Science Summer
Accounting Business Economics Finance International Studies/Affairs/Relations Law/Legal Studies Management Political Science

Housing & Meals

Housing Type
Residence Hall/Dormitory
Meals
Some meals included
Details
Breakfast is included in the housing fee for Carr Saunders. Each floor has a kitchen area with microwave, toaster, kettle and basic cooking utensils where you can prepare other meals.

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!

Resident Director

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Lynne Alvarez

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Dates and Fees

Summer

Summer 2018 - Session 1

Program start date
June 14, 2018
Program end date
July 7, 2018
Tuition
$5,625
Housing
$1,350
Personal Cost Estimates
$1,925

Summer 2018 - Session 2

Program start date
July 5, 2018
Program end date
July 28, 2018
Tuition
$5,625
Housing
$1,350
Personal Cost Estimates
$1,925

Summer 2018 - Sessions 1 & 2

Program start date
June 14, 2018
Program end date
July 28, 2018
Tuition
$8,675
Housing
$2,800
Personal Cost Estimates
$2,615

Summer 2018 - Sessions 2 & 3

Program start date
July 5, 2018
Program end date
August 18, 2018
Tuition
$8,675
Personal Cost Estimates
$2,615

Summer 2018 - Sessions 1, 2, and 3

Program start date
June 14, 2018
Program end date
August 18, 2018
Tuition
$11,950
Housing
$4,275
Personal Cost Estimates
$3,335