Apply by January 15 and save $300 off of your program fee! The Community Engagement Certificate focuses on the key concepts of active citizenship, social entrepreneurship, activism, and social protest in the contemporary city. This program includes a service-learning component which enables you to become directly involved in community engagement and grassroots initiatives in London, a city which remains one of the most cosmopolitan, diverse, and unequal in the world. A Certificate of Study in Community Engagement is awarded upon successful completion of the program.
Explore the diversity of cosmopolitan London with our My Global City events: Tour Camden, enjoy the food on Brick Lane or visit The Globe.
Live like a Londoner and stay in shared apartments or opt for a homestay, all within a one-hour commute to the CAPA London Center.
Required curriculum: Contemporary Issues through Service-Learning course and service learning placement, plus choose 3-4 courses from the designated optional curriculum for a total of 15 credits.
Service-learning placements with local organizations are unique opportunities to be directly involved in community engagement and grassroots politics in London.
This course analyzes women's claims for citizenship throughout the 20th century from a variety of European perspectives, and charts the ways in which women have adapted to and attempted to challenge the ideological, political, and material conditions of citizenship in 20th century Europe.
LNDN SOCY/WNST 3354
This is an interdisciplinary course with a sociological focus, as well as a unique opportunity to become directly involved in the realities of community engagement and grassroots politics through community service placements. It is designed to engage students in critical thought and reflection on urban inequalities in London while examining the historical, sociological, and political context of community service and social, economic, and political exclusion in the UK. This course is 6 credits.
LNDN SOCY 3349
This course examines how multiethnic diversity shapes and defines our understanding of modern Britain, through a specific focus on Muslim communities in London and the nature of their interactions with wider society. Students analyze the ways in which imperialism and its legacy, as well as Britain's global relationships, have influenced political policies and social attitudes toward multiculturalism and Muslim groups in particular.
LNDN PSCI 4450