You will enroll in 16 credits total: 1 required Internship Cornerstone Course and 3 electives. These electives can all be from the Arcadia course catalog below, or you may choose some from one of our British partner universities.
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 online course form.
On this program, you will have the option to enroll part-time at one of our British partner universities.
Tuition fees will vary depending on where you enroll in classes (See below).
Our partner universities require higher GPAs to take classes there (See below).
You must follow London Internship program dates unless otherwise noted because this is your primary program.
Please note the following for some of our Internship Placements.
Finance & Banking Placements: The minimum GPA requirement is 3.7.
When completing your course selection form:
Review all course information for the programs carefully.
Register for a total of 16 credits.
4-credit Cornerstone Course, INPR 310 Work in Thought and Action, for all interns.
1 Arcadia-taught 4-credit elective.
Electives: additional Arcadia-taught courses and/or select partner university offerings.
Two additional 4-credit electives: Arcadia-taught courses and/or select partner university offerings.
Secure approval for at least 8 elective courses.
Please list all 8 courses in order of preference on your Course Form.
Online course registration for Arcadia London Center courses will take place several weeks before your program begins. You will select your courses based on the timetable provided at that time and you should use the online course form you submitted as a guide. Your Program Manager will advise you as needed about the different processes for registering in partner university courses.
|LONI INPR 310||Work in Thought and Action||4||Spring/Fall|
|LONS ARDP 290||Contemporary Photography Practice||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS AREC 280||Environment, Communities and the Arts||4||Fall|
|LONS ARLC 103||London: City of Art||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS ARUS 282||Art & Architecture||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS BUIM 257||International Management||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS BUIM 357||International Management: Strategy and Competitiveness in a Globalizing World||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS BUMC 310||Integrated Marketing Communications in the UK||4||Fall/Spring||Not Available in Spring 2018
|LONS CMAD 301||The Challenge of Advertising to Multicultural Britain||4||Spring|
|LONS CMPR 300||Strategic Public Relations||4||Spring|
|LONS DTPC 181||The London Stage in Text and Performance||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS DTSH 280||Introduction to Shakespeare in Text and Performance||4||Fall|
|LONS ECON 109||Introduction to Microeconomics||4||Fall|
|LONS ECON 235||International Economics||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS ECON 335||International Economics||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS ENCW 210||Creative Writing||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS HIEC 173||Issues in British Imperialism: 1800 to the Present Day||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS HSCH 283||Imagining London: A Cultural History||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS LIUK 120||The London Novel||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS LISG 320||Sex & Gender in London Literature||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS MSFC 362||Contemporary British Film: Culture & Society on Screen||4||Spring|
|LONS MSHP 142||Introduction to British Media||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS PSUK 130||Introduction to British Politics||4||Fall|
|LONS PSUK 351||Britain and the EU||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS PYDP 290||Developmental Psychology||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS SOCG 285||London: Experiencing the Global City||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS SOGL 212||The Making of Global London||4||Fall/Spring|
|LONS SOSC 143||Introduction to Sociology||4||Fall|
|LONS SOSC 343||Sport, Society and Culture||4||Spring|
|LONS SOYC 323||The Original Youth Culture: Teenagers and Subcultures in Postwar Britain||4||Fall|
Due to visa restrictions students can only take up to 8 credits at a partner institution.
City, University of London is a great option for business, economics, social sciences, psychology and more. Up to 8 credits at City are included in the Band I tuition fee. Learn more about course options and how to select courses.
Please note: Due to differences in program calendars and exam dates, students cannot take math or computing courses at City in the spring.
GPA for Consideration: 3.0
Goldsmiths is particularly good for communications, computer science, education, art history, music, social sciences and psychology. One or two courses at Goldsmiths are included in under Band I. Learn more about course options and how to select courses.
GPA for Consideration: 2.8
London College of Fashion (LCF) offers courses suitable for fashion majors as well as non-majors with an interest in fashion studies. Up to 8 credits at LCF are included in the Band II tuition fee. View a full list of course offerings at LCF in fashion design and fashion business. All courses taken here are hands-on and rigorous. Past participants of the London Internship Program have advised that students shouldn’t take more than 2 LCF courses, as it is very demanding.
GPA for Consideration: 2.8
Queen Mary has a large and varied course catalog. Subject areas include physical/life sciences, engineering, computer science, English, drama, history, business and social sciences. One or two courses at Queen Mary are included in the Band II tuition fee. Learn more about course options and how to select courses.
Please note: Due to differences in program calendars and exam dates, Spring semester course availability will depend on the assessment method. When searching the Queen Mary course catalog, spring students should look for courses that do not list “Examination” as part of the assessment, found under the course description.
GPA for Consideration: 3.0
London Internship has three tuition fees. Standard tuition assumes enrollment in courses at the Arcadia London Center only. Band I and Band II fees assume enrollment in up to 8 credits at a London area university; fees vary based on your chosen London area university.
Possible additional fees for courses that include laboratory work, field excursions or theater trips.
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).
|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|