London Internship Program Summer Courses

You will enroll for one out of two session options and register for a total of 5-6 credits: one Internship Cornerstone course with corresponding Internship placement (2- or 3-credits) and one elective course (3-credits). You will be in your placement eight hours a day for three days per week. 

  • Please review your courses with your academic or study abroad advisor to ensure they will transfer back to your home school and that you are following your home school’s policies.
  • Please be flexible – we can’t guarantee specific courses. If your participation in the program depends on a particular course, be sure to make a note on your Academic Preferences Form.

Choosing Your Courses

When completing your Academic Preferences Form:

Required Cornerstone Course: choose from 2- or 3-credit course option listed below.

  • List your selection on your Academic Preferences Form.
  • Please Note: If you select the 2-credit Cornerstone Course, this program will be 5 credits, which may impact your eligibility for financial aid.
  • Electives: enroll in one course during your chosen Session from Arcadia’s London Center offerings listed below.

    • Secure approval for at least 2 elective courses.
    • List the 2 courses in order of preference on your Academic Preferences Form.
Internship Cornerstone Course
Course ID Title Credits Syllabus
LONI INPR 310S Work in Thought and Action 3 PDF
LONI INPR 210S Internship Seminar 2* PDF

* This 2-credit version of our Internship is graded as Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory only. If you select this version, the program will be 5 credits, which may impact your financial aid eligibility. 


Session I
Course ID Title Credits Syllabus
LONS ARDP 189S Contemporary Photography Practice 3 PDF
LONS BUIM 356S International Management: Strategy & Competitiveness in a Globalizing World 3 PDF
LONS BUMC 309S Integrated Marketing Communications in the UK 3 PDF
LONS DTPC 180S The London Stage in Text and Performance 3 PDF
LONS JPFT 313S Feature and Travel Writing 3 PDF
LONS PSUK 249S Contemporary British Politics: Unity, Division, & Brexit  3 PDF
Session II
LONS ARUS 382S Art and Architecture: Exploring the City 3 PDF
LONS HIWH 323S London: A Walking History 3 PDF
LONS SOYC 323S The Original Youth Culture: Teenagers and Subcultures in Postwar Britain 3 PDF


Enrollment Process

In most cases, official course registration will take place upon arrival. The online course form you submit to Arcadia prior to acceptance is not set in stone.

Grade Scale

The following information is vetted and provided by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) on the Electronic Database for Global Education (EDGE).

Percentage U.S. Equivalent
97 - 100% A+
93 - 96% A
90 - 92% A-
87 - 89% B+
83 - 86% B
80 -82% B-
77 - 79% C+
73 - 76% C
70 - 72% C-
67 - 69% D+
65 - 66% D
0 - 64% F
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