Experience and understand the richness and complexity of British culture and explore those experiences in writing through this four-week, accelerated summer program. This program is composed of a course on travel writing taught by best-selling author Professor Michael Meyer as well as a course on British popular culture.
CAPA program fees are comprehensive and include tuition, housing, excursions, My Global City events and activities, 24/7 emergency support, insurance, and more!
Earn 6 credits in just four short weeks.
You will live in a centrally located shared apartment within commuting distance to the CAPA center.
A Zone 1-2 London Underground pass is included for use on the Tube (subway) and buses.
Enjoy a full-day excursion to Stonehenge and Bath. Social events include a panoramic tour, an arrival reception, and a farewell ceremony.
This program does not have an internship component.
Explore London through CAPA's My Global City events, which may include walking tours of the iconic South Bank and the Beatles Abbey Road, a boat trip to Greenwich, or a curry dinner on Brick Lane.
CAPA provides comprehensive support services for students to utilize during their time in London. The team is available throughout the duration of the program to assist and support students 24/7 with any emergency situations. Students will also have access to the Guardian study abroad safety app which includes emergency assistance and other support resources.
As a student on our program, you’ll receive our medical, travel, and accident insurance.
CAPA is committed to the health and wellness of our students while they are studying abroad in London. We maintain a comprehensive health and safety plan to ensure a safe and productive learning experience, and provide a variety of health and wellness tools and resources.
This course will explore theories of popular culture from the British Isles, from 1945 through to the present day. Students will compare British and American experiences of popular culture, the differences, similarities, and cross-influences; examine countercultures and subcultures in Britain; explore their connections to music and political movements; develop an understanding of cultures that are based on ethnicity and sexuality, as well as concerns around diversity and related hate crime; and visit urban environments that will help contextualize these subcultures both historically and politically.
LNDN COLT 3311
This course will introduce the art of travel writing. Students will explore nonfiction writing to represent the experience of travel and their personal encounters with diverse spaces and cultures; develop an understanding of the historical functions and meanings of “travel”; read a variety of texts focused on London and beyond, most by contemporary travel writers; stop, think about, reflect on, and process the experience of travel; employ the use of field notes and blogging in the travel writing process; and write about their own travels.
LNDN CWRT 3310