- 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 University of Westminster
Live and learn in London at the University of Westminster. With several campuses integrated into the fabric of the vibrant city, it is a truly bustling experience. There are options in everything from art to business so you can find the right mix for your academic goals, plus you can add on an internship for a hands-on resume building.
University of Westminster Benefits
- Three campuses in London's West End: Cavendish Campus, Regent Campus and Marylebone Campus
- One campus (Harrow), a state-of-the-art creative campus with space for studios and facilities located a 25-minute ride on the Tube from central London
- Study in up to four departments and choose between three or four classes for a flexible schedule abroad
- Gain valuable experience through an internship with a wide range of placement opportunities
- Excellent facilities, many within easy walking distance of each other in a compact area in the heart of London
- Enjoy an active student union offering a full range of clubs and societies, and a sports stadium at Chiswick on the River Thames for rowing, soccer and rugby
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Academics at University of Westminster Partnership
Students have the option to take 3 or 4 modules at the University of Westminster. If you take a 4th module, it must be from the 4th Module Catalogue maintained by the University of Westminster. Please note that students participating in an internship are only permitted to do so as part of the 3-Module Programme.
Fall or Spring semester
3-Module Programme = 12 U.S. semester credit hours
4-Module Programme = 16 U.S. semester credit hours
6-Module Programme = 24 U.S. semester credit hours
8-Module Programme = 32 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.
Media, Arts and Design courses ("MAD" courses) require a cumulative 3.0 GPA. It is strongly suggested that students interested in media studies enroll for the entire academic year, but this is not an official requirement. The communication, design, and media courses are extremely competitive and can close before the IFSA published deadline.
The University of Westminster offers a wide array of internship opportunities in the bustling city of London. Each internship involves a work assignment of 14 hours, two to three days per week. Your placement is subject to a successful interview after you arrive in London. The duration of the internship is one semester and it is worth 4 Butler University U.S. semester credit hours.
As part of the internship, you will take a tutorial course and prepare a related academic project. An academic supervisor will monitor your progress in your field assignment, act as a placement liaison and assess your project. Assessment of your success in the placement is based on one meeting with your internship supervisor, a daily work log and a 3,000 word essay detailing your role in the organization, what you learned and your internship goals.
Internships are available in: Art and design, Arts Administration, Biological sciences, Built environment, Business studies, Communication, Computer science, Economics, Education, Environmental science, Finance, Information technology, Journalism, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Media arts, Politics, Psychology, Social action, Social service.
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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!