A truly multicultural and diverse city, London offers many new experiences– stroll along the Southbank of the river Thames, eat a curry on the famous Brick Lane and see Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre! There is a whole range of incredible student discounts making London much easier to access on a student budget. Spend your weekends in Edinburgh, Liverpool, Oxford, The Cotswolds and Stonehenge. London is also a great jumping off point to major European cities such as Paris, Rome and Barcelona.
- Study at the University of Roehampton, in the heart of south-west London, close to Putney and Hammersmith and within easy reach of central London.
- Choose from a wide variety of courses in a large number of disciplines including business, education, film, history, journalism, exercise and sports science, photography, psychology and theater– and MORE!
- Ride the tube for a day and visit those free museums you’ve read about such as the British Museum, the National Art Gallery or the Tate Modern
- Enjoy the best of both worlds: the community feel of a traditional university campus, with the culture and nightlife of one of the greatest cities in the world.
Language of Instruction: English
GPA Requirement: 2.8 or higher
Housing: University Housing
Volunteering: Opportunities Available
All BCA London students live in on-campus residence halls with local and international students. Rooms are single occupancy study bedrooms with shared kitchen and bathrooms facilities, as well as Internet connection. There are plenty of cafés and diners on campus if you are unsure of your culinary skills! The University aims to provide a supportive living and learning environment promoting academic and personal growth and a sense of community among students.
Designed to enrich your understanding of local life and culture, BCA excursions are unique to each program and offer you exciting learning experiences you couldn’t get on your own. All costs are included in the program fee. Excursion destinations are likely to change from year to year, however, students typically visit a combination of the following:
Thames Boat Cruise and Greenwich
A night at the Theatre: Wicked
Stonehenge and Bath
Spend a weekend in Wales.
Take the “Jack the Ripper” tour.
Visit the town home to University of Cambridge.
Cheltenham weekend trip.
OXFORD & COTSWOLD
OXFORD & COTSWOLD
Oxford & Cotswold Villages
As a BCA London student, you will study alongside English students at the University of Roehampton, which offers a wide variety of courses in a large number of disciplines. This page will help you understand course offerings, requirements, academic system, and the course registration process in London.
During your study abroad you will live and study at the beautiful University of Roehampton. This converted estate offers a wonderful blend of high quality teaching and study space, modern and comfortable student accommodation, and a sustainable approach to its campus projects, placed within the idyllic green and peaceful manor grounds. At any moment you could go from modern and busy sustainably run student cafes, to walking through the vibrant and calming perfume of the famous “wisteria archway.” Set 20 minutes from the heart of London by train, Roehampton offers a safe, peaceful and communal lifestyle, with the bright lights of London right on your doorstep.
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- Roehampton is London’s campus university. You’ll benefit from the best of both worlds: a traditional campus university experience with the bustling heart of central London just six miles away.
- You’ll live, learn and socialize alongside British and international students.
- Teaching styles are likely to be very different to your home university; you will adapt to a different way of learning and see your subject in a new light, giving you a renewed vigor with which to approach your studies.
- As a student at Roehampton, you’ll automatically be a member of the Roehampton Students’ Union. This means you can join any of the teams, clubs and societies they organize, such as the weekly Bop in the campus bar. Check out the opportunities!
Many of the opportunities are service driven and are especially good for students in:
- Activity Time: work with children in creative ways (arts and crafts, music and drama)
- Hub Club: socialize with adults with learning difficulties through bingo, football, crafts, pool and other activities
- Splash: teach children how to swim
- Tea Dances: help to plan dances for the elderly
- Get involved in the Grownhampton Project and support the Roehampton Student University’s sustainability program. You can help raise rabbits and chickens, learn to make jam and chutneys, or provide food education sessions to local school children.
BCA encourages students to take advantage of learning opportunities both in and beyond the classroom! Our resident director has established partnerships with local organizations where you can complete a volunteer experience. Once you finalize your classes and semester’s activities, you can plan volunteer service possibilities. If you are interested in pursuing an internship opportunity, BCA may be able to find a placement that suits your interests. Immediately after starting your application, please contact BCA to ensure internship options will be available.
LONDON RESIDENT DIRECTOR: IAN SUTTON
Whether this is your first time abroad or you are already a seasoned traveler, as your BCA London Resident Director, you will have my full support before, during and after your study abroad program. Working closely with the fabulous University of Roehampton Study Abroad Team, together, we will ensure that if it’s a summer program, one semester or for an entire academic year you are with us, your study abroad experience will positively shape the rest of your life, whilst making life-long friends and unforgettable memories along the way.
On-site support staff help you adjust to life in your new community and will be your cultural guide through the program.
DATES & FEES
BCA Study Abroad offers a wide variety of services and activities as part of our comprehensive fee, including:
- Full-time Tuition & Fees
- University housing
- Medical and emergency insurance
- Educational excursions
- On-site resident director
- Volunteer and internship opportunities
- On-site group activities
- Seminars and guest lectures
- University services
- BCA courses taught by host institution’s professors and/or resident directors
- Cultural and university orientation
- Intensive language training
- Academic advising
- University official transcript
- Pre-departure orientation
- Airport pickup
- On-campus internet access
The comprehensive fees for the academic year are listed below. Please keep in mind that every school has a different financial policy for study abroad. Your university may pay BCA for all fees listed below, they may only pay for tuition while you pay BCA directly for housing, or they may require you to pay BCA directly for tuition and housing. It’s important that you talk to your study abroad advisor and financial aid office to learn your school’s approach to financing BCA’s program and what your financial responsibility will be.
|Fall Semester||April 15|
|Spring Semester||October 15|
|Fall Semester||Mid-September to Mid-December|
|Spring Semester||Early January to Late May|
BCA strives to make studying abroad transparent and affordable for all students. The following budget sheet outlines program costs, as well as estimated additional expenses associated with your participation.
Prices subject to change without notice. All independent travel expenses are incurred by the student and are not included in estimated personal expenses.