Bring your passion for media, communications, business, and related fields to London for practical learning at CIEE’s partner school, University of Westminster, Britain’s first polytechnic. Take classes alongside British students and even gain real-world work experience with an internship at a British company. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.
- See more of the UK – England, Wales, or Scotland – with a three-day trip.
- Hit London’s highlights like as the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London, the British Museum, East London’s street art scene, and more.
- Experience contemporary London entertainment by attending sporting events, concerts, and theater.
- Get involved on campus by joining student clubs and using the fitness facilities.
You will study at the University of Westminster – Britain’s first polytechnic school opened in 1838 and was rededicated in 1992 as University of Westminster. Known for its innovative courses and teaching methods as well as its diversity, the university hosts 22,000 students, including 5,000 international students from more than 150 countries. Students choose from over 700 modules (courses), including London Studies, designed specifically for study abroad students.
This program is designed for students who enjoy practical learning and are particularly interested in media, communications, business, and related fields.
This program includes the opportunity for students to participate in an internship. Add valuable international work experience to your resume by interning at a British company, like AMP Publicity, Eurosport, HOK, Killik & Co., or New Century Media.
|Education Abroad Advisor
||Make an appointment with Rachel Landers at any time!
||Attend or watch an Ed Abroad 101 Session
||CIEE: College Study Abroad
||Current CIEE Calendar
Fall Semester with CIEE = Fall Quarter at PSU
Spring Semester with CIEE = Winter & Spring Quarters at PSU
|Areas of Study
||Explore the courses offered on this program
This program is a good fit for the following majors:
- Communication Studies
- Community Health
- Computer Science
- European Studies
- Health Studies
- International Studies
- Political Science
- Social Science
- Theater Arts
- Urban Studies and Planning
||Students enroll in 18 - 24 quarter credits per semester
||Reporting Live Capstone available during Fall & Spring Quarters
|Language of Instruction
|Host Country Language
Students will live in either residence halls or shared apartments centrally located in Bloomsbury, Farringdon, or Kings Cross. Students will share twin or triple rooms.
|Class Standing Eligibility
|Minimum GPA Requirements
||Undergraduate: 2.80, students who plan to take courses in communications, design, or media need a GPA of at least 3.00
Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing.
||No previous language study required
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PSU Students receive automatic discounts on CIEE programs!
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All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account.