Liberal Arts and Law-International

These classes allow you to experience the liberal arts, with a focus on London. Our classes range from the study of Shakespeare to the exploration of contemporary culture.

Classes run in both Session One and Session Two; you can choose to study one class in each session or combine a liberal arts class with a different subject area.

Download the Complete Summer School Class Catalogue-

Liberal Arts

Session one

Code Module Title Level
4CLST001X Working across Cultures in a Global World 4
4ELIT015X Shakespeare: Themes and Presentation 4
4HIST008X Jack the Ripper's London: Myth, Reality and the Victorian Metropolis 4
4ELIT007X Art and Society 4
4HIST007X Monarchy: A Royal History of London 4
4HIST009X Londinium to the Blitz: London through its Museums 4
4COMM001X Communication Skills for the Workplace 4
4PSYC001X Myth and Method in Psychology 4

Session two

Code Class Title Level
4CLST001X Working across Cultures in a Global World 4
4HIST008X Jack the Ripper's London: Myth, Reality and the Victorian Metropolis 4
4ELIT007X Art and Society 4
4HIST007X Monarchy: A Royal History of London 4
4HIST009X Londinium to the Blitz: London through its Museums 4
4ELIT014X Jane Austen: from the Page to the Screen 4
4COMM001X Communication Skills for the Workplace 4
5PSYC001X Psychology of City Life 4

Law

Session one

Code Module Title Level
4LLAW016X Cinematic Justice 4

Session two

Code Module Title Level
4LLAW016X Cinematic Justice 4

Please note: occasionally we may be unable to offer some of the classes listed above, so please select a first and second choice for each session you are applying for. It is your responsibility to ensure both choices are pre-approved for credit by your home institution before applying. In the event that your first choice is not available, we will automatically register you for your alternative choice. In the unlikely event that your alternative module choice should be cancelled due to an unforeseen circumstance we will contact you directly via email to notify you of the cancellation and to request a further module choice.

Programme costs - EFL+

The figures below reflect the cost of tuition fees only. If you are applying for a visa, you will need to show maintenance fees above and beyond the cost of tuition alone.

Tuition fee costs

The tuition fee for 2017–18 is £9,921.

If you are applying directly to us (ie not through the international office at your university/college or through a study abroad provider with whom we have an active partnership), you will be required to pay a non-refundable £200 application fee which is deducted from your final tuition fee invoice.

  • Standard tuition fees
  • Membership of International Student House
  • Subsidised access to University gym and recreation facilities (on payment of an additional fee)
  • Orientation and welcome programme and some social events
  • Access to dedicated study abroad services
  • Access to student services such as counselling, careers advice and libraries
  • Bank fees and exchange losses with conversion of foreign currency payments to GB sterling
  • All printing and photocopying charges after free print allowances have been used
  • Fees for inter-lending library and document delivery (IDD charge) for all undergraduate and taught postgraduate students
  • Residential field trips
  • Additional admission fees for classes requiring visits to museums, exhibitions or events, such as theatre trips

EFL programme accommodation costs 2017–18

 

Hall of residence  Full academic year
Alexander Fleming £6,264.72
Marylebone £8,192.52
Harrow £6,458.76

EFL programme accommodation costs 2018–19

Hall of residence   Full academic year
Alexander Fleming £6,443.64
Marylebone £8,192.52
Harrow £6,458.76

What accommodation costs include

  • The cost of utilities
  • Internet access
  • Basic possessions insurance, which is included in the rent and is provided by Endsleigh. The insurance covers basic items such as PCs and laptops in your room. Visit the Endsleigh website to see what is covered in the insurance and to add any additional items to your insurance.

For information on how to apply for a place in one of our halls, visit our accommodation options for study abroad students page.

Please note: Semester 1 contract dates for housing end on the official end date of the semester. If you choose to live in University accommodation, please be aware that you will be liable to pay rent for the full contracted period.

How to pay your fees

Application fee

If you are applying directly to us (ie not through a University of Westminster study abroad partner or approved study abroad provider), you are required to pay a non-refundable £200 application fee.

If you are accepted onto the programme and study the full programme with us (ie you do not withdraw from the programme), the application fee will be deducted from your final tuition fee invoice.

Download the instructions on paying your application fee:

Tuition fees

You will need to make your tuition fee payment when you receive your acceptance email from us. The email will provide more details on payment. Please do not attempt to make any payments before you receive the payment instructions from us.

Payments may be made by bank transfer, credit card or online payment.

Download the instructions on paying your tuition fees:

Accommodation fees

If you are offered a place in University accommodation and accept the place, you will be given step-by-step instructions on how to pay. Please do not attempt to make any payments before you receive the payment instructions from us.

Withdrawal policy


Visit our Withdrawal policy page for our:

  • Withdrawal Policy relating to the tuition fee for English as a Foreign Language + Undergraduate Study Abroad Programme Students
  • Accommodation Withdrawal and Refund Policy for all study abroad programmes (excluding London International Summer School)

English Language-International

Communication Skills for the Workplace module focusses on language as a tool for communication in international business rather than general language knowledge. It will enable students from a range of backgrounds to develop both spoken and written skills in a globalised business environment through task-based activities using authentic materials and case studies.

 

English Language

Session one

Code Module title
4COMM001X Communication Skills for the Workplace

Session two

Code Module title
4COMM001X Communication Skills for the Workplace

 

Please note: occasionally we may be unable to offer some of the classes listed above, so please select a first and second choice for each session you are applying for. It is your responsibility to ensure both choices are pre-approved for credit by your home institution before applying. In the event that your first choice is not available, we will automatically register you for your alternative choice. In the unlikely event that your alternative module choice should be cancelled due to an unforeseen circumstance we will contact you directly via email to notify you of the cancellation and to request a further module choice.

 

Withdrawal Policy

Withdrawal Policy relating to the tuition fee for English as a Foreign Language and Undergraduate Study Abroad Programme Students

1.1 If you wish to withdraw from the specified Study Abroad Programme you can do so by the following date and you will not be charged for your tuition fees:

  • 31 July for Semester 1 (for entry to English as a Foreign Language + Undergraduate Study Abroad Programme for study starting in September)

1.2 If you withdraw from the specified study abroad programme after these dates then the following withdrawal policies relating to tuition fees are in place:

1.2.1 If you wish to withdraw after the 1 August but prior to 15 August you will be liable in full for the EFL portion of the programme fee and an administration fee of £500 will be levied; any other tuition fee will be repaid in full if paid in advance.

1.2.2 If you wish to withdraw during the first two weeks of the programme, you will be liable for the full EFL portion of the programme fee and a £500 administration fee will be charged. The remaining tuition fees will be refunded if you have paid in advance.

1.2.3 If you withdraw at a later date in the programme you are liable for the full tuition fee and no refund of tuition fees will be made.

Accommodation Withdrawal and Refund Policy for all study abroad programmes (excluding London International Summer School)

1.1 If you are due to commence your studies in Semester 1:

1.1.1 If you wish to withdraw from your housing offer before residence begins and prior to you joining the programme you must email [email protected] and the Student Accommodation Office [email protected] more than 1 week before residence is due to begin.

You will be charged/liable for a £50 administration charge.

1.1.2 If you do not advise us of your intention to withdraw from the university’s accommodation more than 1 week before residence is due to begin for semester 1 you are liable for the full rental fee until a replacement can be found.

If it is not possible to rent the room to another student then you are not entitled to any refund of your accommodation fees and will be liable for full payment of all accommodation fees.

1.2 If you are due to commence your studies in Semester 2:

1.2.1 If you wish to withdraw from your housing offer before residence begins and prior to you joining the programme you must email [email protected] and the Student Accommodation Office [email protected] more than 2 weeks before residence is due to begin.

You will be charged/liable for a £50 administration charge.

1.2.2 If you do not advise us of your intention to withdraw from the university’s accommodation more than 2 weeks before residence is due to begin for semester 2 then you are liable for the full rental fee until a replacement can be found.

If it is not possible to rent the room to another student then you are not entitled to any refund of your accommodation fees and will be liable for full payment of all accommodation fees.

1.3 If you decide to withdraw from the programme once you have commenced your studies, or, for example you decide to alter the length of your study abroad programme you must advise the Education Abroad Team of your intention to withdraw from housing by emailing us at [email protected] and the Student Accommodation Office [email protected]

1.3.1 If you decide to withdraw once you have commenced your studies or alter your programme length you are liable for all housing fees as per the housing contract for the duration of your stay in the University’s accommodation. Once you have commenced your studies with us, refunds of any accommodation fees if you withdraw from the programme or alter your programme length, are subject to the room being rented to another student.

1.3.2 If it is not possible to rent the room to another student then you are not entitled to any refund of your accommodation fees and will be liable for full payment of all accommodation fees.

1.3.3 This policy applies to all circumstances relating to withdrawal from the programme, including any decision to shorten your length of study from, for example, a year to a semester programme.

Modules-International

 

You can choose from a wide range of classes designed for visiting international students to make the most of the University of Westminster's dynamism while using London as your classroom.

 

You can choose to study one module per session at undergraduate level in:

Classes are taught by a highly experienced and enthusiastic faculty. Some modules run in both sessions, others only in one. Please check the 

 

 

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Advice from past students

"When working in groups for classes try as hard as possible to work with people from different countries. It can be an amazing experience learning about other cultures and often times provides more of an education that the actual academic activity."

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"Studying abroad on the summer school is living the dream. New friends, new city, new you. You are not going to change but you discover so much about yourself when you get out of your own world", Maia Stasevich, Argentina

"The Summer School helped me to make a path for my future career", Tanvi Jain, India

"It is an amazing experience! You are able to see the world, learn, make friends and take part in new cultures. You may also learn a thing or two about your own country", Emily Capps, USA

"A memorable learning experience together with the beauty of London", Yiu Law, Hong Kong

"A life changing experience I would trade for no other", Mark Eskew, USA

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Make an EFL + Study Abroad programme application

Application deadlines

For the semester beginning in September: 1 May

For the semester beginning in January: 15 October

Apply directly to us

To apply you can complete the application form for the EFL+ Study Abroad Programme using our online application system below. You will be prompted to set up a user name and password and will be emailed a completed copy of the application form once you submit it. To complete an application you will require your supporting documents eg your transcript.

Apply for the Study Abroad International with PSE (60) - September start

You can also request a paper application form from us, by emailing [email protected].

Apply via a partner institution

We are partnered with many universities and colleges across the world for study abroad and also work with organisations that provide all-inclusive study abroad packages. If your university is not listed here you can apply directly to us.

The list of partners below is the complete list of our partnership network and these represent the bona fide partner representatives of the University of Westminster for study abroad. If any other organisation purports to represent the University of Westminster, please contact the Education Abroad Team to check if the organisation is an official representative.

How we use your data

The University of Westminster will use your data in line with the Data Protection Act (1998). Learn more about how we use your data.

 

 

What our students say

“The University of Westminster has been the centre of my fantastic London life. Like London, Westminster has many things to offer.

"During the classes, I studied with students from America, other European countries, Asian countries and I met wonderful friends whom I can share my experiences of London life with.”

Ai Kimura
Former English as a Foreign Language + Undergraduate Study Abroad Programme student

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Postgraduate Study Abroad

Programme benefits

  • Study for one semester to enhance your academic learning and understanding of your discipline. Evidence suggests that those who study abroad achieve higher grades in their degree programmes.
  • Earn international credits to transfer back to your Masters programme at your home university to showcase your international learning.
  • Participate in an optional internship to enhance your employability and your ability to achieve your career goals.
  • As an alumnus of one of our study abroad programmes you will be eligible for a 15% discount on one of our full- and part-time Masters courses and PhD courses.

Programme overview

  • On the programme, you will be able to:
  • Study modules up to 60 UK credits (12 US credits/30 ECTs), which normally equates to three modules
  • Gain international work experience by taking an internship as part of your study abroad programme*, which allows you to combine work and study
  • Choose classes from a wide range of subjects, including Business, Law, Politics, International Relations, Visual Arts, English Literature, and more
  • Transfer university credit from successfully completed modules to your home university
  • Apply for housing in University accommodation
  • Receive full pre-departure information before you leave home and an extensive orientation session when you arrive
  • Be supported by specialist advisers to guide you through your study experience
  • Opt to participate in the Education Abroad Team social programme

* Note that the internship programme credit is gained by taking a module which awards undergraduate credit.


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What our students say

“I chose this University because I thought it was the best way to meet my different goals, which were discover another culture, another way of working, meet different people from everywhere because London is a very cosmopolitan city, and finally because English universities are renowned for the quality of their teaching.

"The University of Westminster has an amazing campus situated in the heart of central London, has very qualified teachers, and a way of teaching that is very interesting and stimulating”

Charles Benson
Former Postgraduate Semester Study Abroad Programme student.

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International Study Abroad 4 module programme options

  1. Download the module catalogues from the tables below.
  2. Choose 6 modules from the Faculty module catalogues below for each semester and list them on the application form in order of preference – 3 preferred modules and 3 alternative modules, in case your top choices are full or otherwise unavailable. Note: If you are studying for the full year, you must choose 6 modules for each semester, ie 12 in total.
  3. Choose 2 modules from the 4th module option catalogue below for each semester and list them on the application form in order of preference – 1 preferred module and 1 alternative module, in case your top choice is full or otherwise unavailable. Note: If you are studying for the full year, you must choose 2 modules for each semester, ie 4 in total.
  4. If you are studying for one semester, check that your preferred module choices do not exceed 80 UK credits (16 US credits). This normally equates to 4 modules, but there are exceptions.
  5. If you are studying for a full year, check that your preferred module choices do not exceed 160 UK credits (32 US credits). This normally equates to 8 modules, but there are exceptions.
  6. If you are selecting Level 5 or 6 modules, check in the module catalogues whether the modules have pre-requisites. You will not be expected to have completed the precise pre-requisites, but you must have studied a similar course or module in your home country.
  7. If you are selecting any Media, Arts and Design or London Studies modules, check the "Media, Arts and Design portfolios and London Studies information" instructions below on portfolio submission and the maximum number of modules you can take.
  8. Get approval for your module choices from your home institution, to ensure you have agreement for your credits to transfer.
  9. Please note that it is not possible to choose specific day or time slots for modules as these will be allocated automatically by the timetabling system. Teaching takes place at the University of Westminster from Monday to Friday between 9am to 9pm.

Module catalogues

Please note that the study abroad module catalogues are issued on the express condition that all matters in them are subject to change from time to time. In particular, while the University of Westminster will use all reasonable endeavours to deliver courses, programmes of study and other educational services, circumstances may change. Acceptance onto the study abroad programme does not mean acceptance onto particular modules. For full details of our acceptance policy please visit our Acceptance to Study page.

The University of Westminster reserves the right at any time to vary the content and delivery of courses, to change the location of courses and modules, to discontinue or combine courses, or to discontinue services, if such action is reasonably considered necessary by the University of Westminster.
 

For practical modules at Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, evidence of capability in each discipline you are interested in (demonstrated through a portfolio) is an important part of the admissions process and must be submitted at the time of application.

For details of what your portfolio must include, please download the portfolio submission guidelines for study abroad students PDF:


In addition, students are restricted to taking:

  • a maximum of 2 practical modules in each semester from Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
  • a maximum of 1 module from the London Studies Portfolio

Fashion Industry

There are a limited number of places for study abroad students on modules from the Fashion Buying Management and Fashion Merchandising Management degree programmes.

With the exception of 4FAMN005W London Fashion in Semester 1, these places are restricted to study abroad students who are majoring in Fashion at their home institution.

Note that modules from the Department of Fashion can only be selected at the time of application and cannot be registered for during the Orientation period.

Faculty module catalogues

Faculty  Teaching location Subject areas Module catalogues
Social Sciences and Humanities

Regent Campus. central London, which comprises:

  • English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies
  • History, Sociology and Criminology
  • Law
  • Modern Languages and Cultures
  • Politics and International Relations
Westminster Business School Marylebone Campus, central London  
  • Accounting, Finance and Governance
  • Business Information Management and Operations
  • Economics and Quantitative Methods
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership and Professional Development
  • Marketing and Business Strategy

 

Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design Harrow Campus, north-west London (Travel Zone 4) 
  • Animation
  • Contemporary Media Practice
  • Fashion
  • Graphic Communication Design
  • Illustration
  • Imaging Art and Science
  • Journalism, PR and Advertising
  • Mixed Media Fine Art
  • Music Industry
  • Radio and Digital Production
  • Television

 

Science and Technology Cavendish Campus, central London
  • Biomedical Science
  • Computer Science
  • Life Sciences
  • Psychology

 

Architecture and the Built Environment    

 

Marylebone Campus, central London
 
  • Property and Construction
  • Tourism

 

 

4th module option catalogue

If you are enrolling on the 4-module programme, you will need to select your 4th module from the relevant following catalogue:

  • Semester 1: Download the 4th Module Catalogue for Semester 1:
  • Semester 2: Download the 4th Module Catalogue for Semester 2 (PDF)

 

These modules are taught at our central London campuses, with the exception of our Television module, which is taught at our Harrow Campus.

Subject areas covered by these modules are:

  • Art History
  • Creative Writing
  • Cross Cultural Communication
  • Journalism
  • History
  • Photography
  • Television
  • Theatre Studies