Criminology, Dance, Education & Liberal Arts

University of Roehampton
London, England
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Program Overview

Program Overview

  • Program Name

    Criminology, Dance, Education & Liberal Arts

  • Location

    London

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

    The University of Roehampton paved the way for women interested in higher education because they were one of the first higher education entities to admit women. Roehampton has a strong academic history dating from the 1840s and is on a U.S.-style campus comprised of four unique colleges. Some of the subjects you can study there include dance, biology, media studies, London studies, and social sciences. Situated in southwest London just south of the River Thames in Zone 3, some popular areas nearby are Putney, Richmond, and Hammersmith. You will love spending time outdoors at places such as Richmond Park, the largest of London's parks, and Wimbledon Common, the site of Wimbledon stadium.

  • Term

    Spring 3 2020

  • Program Dates

    Jan 21, 2020 - May 23, 2020

  • Program Length

    Semester

  • Application Deadline

    Oct 10, 2019

  • Credit

    60 - 60 UK Credits

  • Eligibility

    2.80 Minimum GPA*

  • Cost

    $17,950

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Program Description

The University of Roehampton provides you with an opportunity to take classes on a beautiful and historic campus.

All courses are taught by host university faculty at the University of Roehampton. You will take classes alongside British and other international students. Unlike many of the other London universities, Roehampton has a traditional U.S.-style campus located in Southwest London. Popular subjects include dance, drama, business, biology, humanities, education, exercise and health science, and social science.

*Eligibility

MINIMUM GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.80.

MINIMUM ADMISSIONS PREREQUISITES

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

  • All students must submit a letter in intent along with the standard ISA application. Students applying for a dance module must also submit an audition video.
  • All students participating in an academic year or internship program are required to obtain a British Tier 4 Visa before departure for an additional cost.

What's Included

Comprehensive Advising and Support

24-Hour Emergency

Comprehensive Health, Safety, and Security Support

Airport Reception

Visa Support

Tuition at the Host University

Housing

Bridging Cultures Program

Full-Time Resident Staff

On-Site ISA Offices

Internet Access

ISA Discovery Model

Excursions

Cultural Activities

Insurance

Official Transcript from the Host University

Professional Development Toolbox

Scholarship Opportunities

Academics

Credits

UK Credits

60 - 60

Recommended U.S. Semester Credits

12 - 18

Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

18 - 27

Academic Information

Course Availability & Syllabi

  • The courses listed below are only a sample of what the university offers. Please see the full Roehampton Module Catalog linked below for additional courses.

  • Requests for sample syllabi can be made to the England Site Specialist.

Course Credit

  • Students enroll in a total of 60 UK credits per semester.
  • Per Roehampton University, 10 UK credit classes are considered equivalent to 3 semester credits/4 quarter units and 20 UK credit classes is equivalent to 4 or 5 semester credits/6 or 7 quarter units.
  • Credit transfer is ultimately determined by the student’s home university.
  • Classes are lecture style with a seminar (smaller group) following the lecture. Focus is on individual study.
  • According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Course Level Recommendations

  • ISA offers course level recommendations for the courses listed in the Roehampton Module Catalog. Please note that the course level recommendations are based on the Roehampton module level classifications of a 1, 2, or 3 level, which correspond with the three year bachelor's degree cycle. Courses classified as level 2 and level 3 are considered upper division and recommended for juniors and seniors with 3000- and 4000-level of experience in the subject. These Roehampton and ISA recommendations are intended to facilitate the determination of course equivalencies by advisors and credential evaluators at participants' U.S. home institutions.
  • If a student does not have the necessary pre-requisite experience, Roehampton will not approve them for the course. Students will then provide additional module choices.

Understanding the Course Code (EX: BSS010C918A)

  • the first three letters refer to the department the course is being offered through (BSS=Biology)
  • the next three numbers refer to the amount of credits earned (usually 10 or 20)
  • the following letter refers to the level (C= Level 1, N= Level 2, X= Level 3)
  • the next three numbers refer to the unique number assigned to the class
  • the last letter refers to the semester offered (A=Autumn, S=Spring, Y-Full Year)

Transcript Information

  • The transcript from Roehampton will reflect UK credits for each course. Please be in touch with your U.S. university regarding credit transfer for this program.

The courses listed on our ISA website are only a sample of what the university offers. Please see the full Roehampton Module Catalog linked below for additional courses.

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University of Roehampton
1. Study Abroad Course Catalog
1. Study Abroad Course Catalog
Sample of School of Anthropology
Sample of Anthropology Courses
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
Palaeoanthropology 2
ANT010X935S
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
Sample of School of Biological Sciences
Sample of Biological Sciences Courses
10 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Cell Biology
BSS010C919S
10 UK Credits
Diversity of Life
BSS020C144S
10 UK Credits
Ecology and Evolution
BSS020N222S
10 UK Credits
Food Science
HEA020N223S
10 UK Credits
Immunology
BSS010N956A
10 UK Credits
Medical Microbiology
BSS010X933S
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
Sample of School of Business
Sample of Business Courses
20 UK Credits
Business Planning
BUS020N521S
20 UK Credits
Graduate Enterprise
BUS020X657S
10 UK Credits
Managing Innovation
BUS020X635S
20 UK Credits
Project Management
BUS020N551S
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Sample of School of Communication and Media Studies
Sample of Communication and Media Studies Courses
20 UK Credits
Cult Film and TV
FLM020X371S
10 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Forms of Cinema
FLM020C114S
20 UK Credits
Forms of Documentary
FLM020N237S
10 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Guerrilla Filmmaking
FLM020X370S
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Reporting Britain
JOU020C106S
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Writing on the Screen
FLM020N244S
20 UK Credits
Sample of School of Creative and Performing Arts
Sample of Dance Courses
Ballet 2
DAN010N250A,S
10 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Contact 2
DAN010N251S
10 UK Credits
Cunningham 2
DAN010N252A
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
Graham 3
DAN010X353A
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
Looking at Dances
DAN010C910A,S
10 UK Credits
Release 3
DAN010X355A
10 UK Credits
World Music Dance
DAN020N248S
20 UK Credits
Sample of Drama Courses
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
20 Contact Hours
20 UK Credits
Theatre Criticism
DRA020X373A
10 UK Credits
Sample of School of Education
Sample of Education Courses
Babies and Toddlers 2
ECH020X322A or S
20 UK Credits
Children & Families
ECH020N201A or S
20 UK Credits
Counseling in Education
EDU020X429A or S
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Leadership and Teamwork
ECH020X312A or S
20 UK Credits
Primary Education
EDU020X437A or S
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Thinking & Understanding
ECH020X306A or S
20 UK Credits
Sample of School of Liberal Arts
Sample of Creative Writing Courses
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Writing for Children
CRW020X349A
20 UK Credits
Sample of Humanities Courses
Classics and Cinema
HSA020X312S
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Islam
HSA020C147S
20 UK Credits
Islam and Women
HSA020X315S
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Marxism
HSA020X324S
20 UK Credits
Modern Philosophy
HSA020C115S
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Sample of Linguistics Courses
Accents and Dialects
ELA020C011S
20 UK Credits
Language Acquisition
ELA020X210S
20 UK Credits
Language in the Media
ELA020N214A
20 UK Credits
Meaning in Language
ELA020C024A,S
20 UK Credits
Sample of Literature Courses
20 UK Credits
Laughing Victorians
ENG020X330S
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Shakespeare in London
ENG020N250S
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Sample of School of London Studies
Sample of London Studies Courses
Hidden London
CRW020N299A or S
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Shakespeare in London
ENG020N250S
20 UK Credits
Sample of School of Social Sciences
Sample of Criminology Courses
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Victims of Crime
CRM020N120S
20 UK Credits
Sample of Psychology Courses
20 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
Health Psychology
PSY010X932A,S
20 UK Credits
20 UK Credits
Social Psychology
PSY010C910A
10 UK Credits
10 UK Credits
Sample of Sociology Courses
Sample of School of Sport, Exercise and Leisure
Sample of Sport, Exercise and Leisure Courses
10 UK Credits
Course Disclaimer
  • Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Support & Funding

U.S. Team

Mary Howington

Program Manager, England

LONDON TEAM

Maria Suvagau

Resident Director, England

Marina Kozhuharova

Assistant Resident Director, England

Imogen Brooks

Student Services and Custom Programs Coordinator (Summer), England

Joseph Sullivan

Student Services Coordinator, England

Shelby Staub

Student Services and Internship Coordinator, England

Funding Your ISA Program

As an ISA participant, you have the opportunity to apply for scholarships and grants that can be applied directly to assist with your study abroad programs. ISA offers over $1,000,000 in scholarships and grants each year. To see what opportunities are available, please visit the Scholarships and Grants page. 

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Housing

Living in ISA housing will give you the opportunity to experience aspects of the British lifestyle that are inaccessible to the average tourist. Uncovering the uniqueness of your surroundings will help you to feel right at home. No matter which type of housing you choose, you will commute to class as most locals do, via the underground (aka the Tube), the overground, public bus, or walking. With an open and adaptable mind, the experience of living in another culture can be highly rewarding.

We strive to match your housing preferences with our available accommodations, however, housing preference requests cannot be guaranteed.

Apartment

Apartments are a great housing option if you are seeking complete independence during your time abroad. Apartments are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis, and availability is limited. Rent and utilities are included in the program price, and each apartment is fully furnished. The apartments are located in Notting Hill and Mile End. Apartments typically house three to four ISA students, with shared room occupancy. Meals are not included but laundry machines are available for use at no extra cost. You will pay a $500 refundable security deposit if living in this ISA housing option. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in the event of damage to property, or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.

Dorm1

The residence halls at Westminster and King's College are located off campus, anywhere from half a mile to three miles from the respective campuses. The dorms have shared kitchens on each floor, and laundry facilities are typically available for an additional cost. You will pay a $500 refundable security deposit if living in this ISA housing option. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in the event of damage to property, or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.

Dorm2

The residence halls at Roehampton, Queen Mary, Kingston are located on campus. ISA does not have control over which dorm you are assigned to by the university. They have shared kitchens on each floor, and laundry facilities are typically available for an additional cost. You will pay a $500 refundable security deposit if living in this ISA housing option. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in the event of damage to property, or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.

Independent Housing

You may elect to secure housing independently. If you select this option, you will receive a discount equal to the housing portion of the program price.

You may elect to secure housing independently. If you select this option, you will receive a discount equal to the housing portion of the program price.

Excursions

THERE’S MORE TO DISCOVER WITH ISA

Brighton

Brighton is known for several things, including being one the cultural and LGBT capitals of England, inspiration for famous artists and musicians, and its architecture. Some UK polls place it as the happiest and 'coolest' (not a reference to temperature!) city in England, and its name is undoubtedly among the world's most recognizable beach towns.

Bulgaria & Greece

Immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery of Bulgaria, the oldest nation in Europe, before hopping over to the cradle of western civilization in Greece. On this excursion, you will learn about the culture and economy of both countries, the impact the European Union and Brexit have on you, and experience some of the best sights and cuisines in Europe.

Cambridge

Cambridge is a quintessential British town. You'll get to explore traditional British architecture, visit the many street food markets, go for a punt on the river, and see the famous Cambridge University. You will have the opportunity to discover the many religious, cultural, and political influences that helped develop universities all across England.

Canterbury & Dover Caste

Canterbury is the birthplace of the Anglican Church and religious capital of England. It has inspired writers such as Geoffrey Chaucer, Father of English literature, the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages, and author of the famous Canterbury Tales. Then journey southeast to Dover, England's biggest port and most popular point of entry to the British Isles. Immerse yourself in the magnificent scenery surrounding the chalk cliffs aptly named the White Cliffs of Dover.

Stonehenge & Bath

The monument of Stonehenge is one of Britain's oldest Neolithic remnants and easily one of world's most famous sites. It is situated rather mysteriously amidst several hundred burial mounds and at great distances from any logical source for such large stones. After visiting Stonehenge, head northwest towards Bath, an ancient Roman town most famous for the baths constructed here over two millennia ago to take advantage of natural hot springs. Aside from the springs, Bath was home to many famous writers, poets, and celebrities, including the much-beloved novelist Jane Austen.

Stratford-upon-Avon

On this excursion, you will explore one of the most fascinating and historically significant cities in the UK. The town of Stratford-upon-Avon was chartered in 1196 and is to this day considered a market town, a special municipal status within the UK. It is perhaps most famous for being the birthplace of the one and only William Shakespeare. Additionally, until the Industrial Revolution, Stratford was the gateway to the British canal network and was a town of appreciable importance for commerce and trade.

Windsor Castle

The town of Windsor is an unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England. It is widely known as the site of Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the British Royal Family. Windsor Castle itself is the oldest continuously used royal residence in the world. Her Majesty the Queen's Royal Standard flies from the Round Tower when she is in residence.