IFSA Queen Mary, University of London Partnership

London, England

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Term
Fall, Spring, Year
Language of Instruction

English

Language Prerequisite

None

Finance Options
Scholarships, grants, financial aid, monthly payment plan, credit card payments and more!
Application Deadlines:
  • 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.

Min. GPA for Consideration:
3.0
Typical Credit Load:
16

About Queen Mary

Studying at Queen Mary opens the door for you to explore a corner of London's complex history, its bustling present, and its bright future. Whether you're studying English or Economics, the high caliber of academics will ensure an enriching learning experience.

Queen Mary Benefits

  • Attend a leading teaching and research institution, a member of Britain's Russell Group of universities, similar to the Ivy League 
  • One of very few city-based campus universities in the U.K., Queen Mary is a self-contained campus
  • Participate in IFSA's exclusive Exploring Community & Culture program, which will assist your immersion in the London culture
  • Located in the East End, a funky, diverse, up-and-coming area of London, which hosted the 2012 Olympic Games—the main stadium and many other venues are less than a mile away from the campus
  • A strong sense of community combined with a diverse student population offers opportunities to interact with British students and others from around the world
  • Queen Mary is part of the University of London, so students can use the University of London Union's excellent facilities
  • Enjoy easy access to central London, with the nearest Tube (subway) station just five minutes away 
  • Students can take courses in all different departments—you are not limited to one or two faculties.
  • Develop knowledge, skills, and experience related to networking, interdisciplinary learning, international perspectives, or enterprising perspectives by taking a Queen Mary Model Module.

IFSA-Butler

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 Queen Mary, University of London Partnership

Courses
To view available courses at Queen Mary, visit the university's online course catalog.

Keep an eye out for modules marked Queen Mary Model Modules. These courses are specially designed to build knowledge, skills and experience related to networking, interdisciplinary learning, international perspectives, or enterprising perspectives.

 A full course load at Queen Mary is 60 credits per term, or approximately four courses. Most courses at Queen Mary are worth 15 Queen Mary credits.  
15 Queen Mary credits = 4 U.S. semester credit hours
30 Queen Mary credits = 8 U.S. semester credit hours

Some modules carry an additional charge for required field trips or labs, and those charges will be your responsibility.  Please review your syllabi before signing up for modules, and check with your professor during the add/drop period about potential additional charges. If you do not wish to pay those charges, we suggest selecting an alternate module during the add/drop period.
 
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.
 
Special Curriculum Options

QUEEN MARY WORK-TO-STUDY GRANTS
Queen Mary is funding £1,500 (approximately $1,800) scholarships to IFSA students who are chosen to serve as International Correspondents through our Work-to-Study Grant. This grant normally pays $500-$800, but any International Correspondent studying at Queen Mary will receive the higher amount funded by Queen Mary. This opportunity is currently only available for students studying in the humanities and social sciences at Queen Mary.

Interested students should apply by April 1 (fall)or November 1 (spring) by submitting an application to the Work-to-Study program. An International Correspondent project description is available in the project description PDF.

Course Restrictions
Level 6 Advanced/honors courses will be equivalent to senior-level U.S. courses. These are often not available to study abroad students.
 
SCHOOL OF DRAMA
Associate students selecting DRA modules at levels 5 and 6 must have experience of related subjects in the arts and humanities at university level. Courses have limited availability. If you are planning to take courses in this school, please return your course preference form as soon as possible.
 
SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
School of Economics and Finance restrict all level 5 and 6 modules to students with Economics and Finance majors only. A mathematics prerequisite (equivalent of A-level maths, including calculus) is required for level 4 ECN modules. 
 
SCHOOL OF ENGLISH
School of English welcomes all students to Level 4 modules, but restrict all level 5 and 6 modules to students with English or Arts/Humanities majors only. Courses have limited availability. If you are planning to take courses in this school, please return your course preference form as soon as possible.
 
The course catalog will indicate any other courses not open to study abroad students with "not open to associate students" in the course description.
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 Queen Mary, University of London Partnership
Accounting Actuarial Science Advertising Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Animal Science / Wildlife Management Arabic Art History Astronomy Biochemistry Biology Biomedical Engineering Biomedical Science Business Chemistry Computer Science Computer/Software Engineering Criminal Justice/Criminology Cultural Studies Earth Science Economics Electrical/Electronic Engineering English English Literature Entrepreneurship and Innovation Environmental Engineering Environmental Science/Studies European History European Studies Film Production Finance French Genetics Geography German History Immunology International Studies/Affairs/Relations Latin American Studies Management Marketing Materials Engineering Mathematics Mechanical Engineering Media/Multimedia Studies Microbiology Molecular and Cellular Biology Music Technology Neuroscience Pharmacy/Pharmacology Photography Physics Poetry Political Science Psychology Public/Global Health Spanish Statistics Telecommunications Theater/Drama Women and Gender Studies

Housing & Meals

Housing Type
Residence Hall/Dormitory
Meals
Self-catered
Details
All accommodations are self-catering. No meal plans are available.

The IFSA-Butler Team

IFSA-Butler has a dedicated team and staff who are here to help every student prepare and be ready to achieve their goals at every step of the way.

Program Advisor

Finance Advisor

Resident Director

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Academic Affairs Director

Dates and Fees

Spring 2018

Program Dates

Program Start Date
January 2, 2018
Program End Date
June 9, 2018

Program Fees

Tuition
$19,500
Housing
$4,475
Insurance
Included
Total Program Fee
$23,975
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the total program fee.

Estimated Costs

Airfare
$1,200
Meals
$2,250
Books & Supplies
$350
Local Transportation
$450
Personal Expenses
$1,530
(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)
Total Estimated Costs
$5,780

Fall 2018

Program Dates

Program Start Date
September 12, 2018
Program End Date
December 15, 2018

Program Fees

Tuition
$16,700
Housing
$3,250
Insurance
Included
Total Program Fee
$19,950
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the total program fee.

Estimated Costs

Airfare
$1,200
Meals
$1,300
Books & Supplies
$350
Local Transportation
$260
Personal Expenses
$985
(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)
Total Estimated Costs
$4,095