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Study Travel Writing and British Popular Culture. Earn 6 credits in just four weeks. 

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. 


Arrival: July 4, 2021
Departure: July 31, 2021
Program Fee: $6,395
Application Deadline April 9, 2021
All prices, dates, and deadlines are subject to change.

The London Experience



While in London, explore the diversity of this cosmopolitan city with our My Global City events like touring Camden, the birthplace of Punk culture, or enjoying a curry on Brick Lane.


Live like a Londoner and stay in a shared apartment within a one-hour commute to the CAPA London Center. Plus, CAPA offers students Health & Wellness support.


This is a short-term accelerated program composed of two courses.  Travel Writing and British Popular Culture are worth 3 credits each.

Short-Term Programs

CAPA short-term and accelerated programs are a great study abroad option if you are concerned about cost or time constraints.

CAPA London Program Inclusions


CAPA program fees are comprehensive and include tuition, housing, excursions, My Global City events and activities, 24/7 emergency support, insurance, and more!

Courses & Credit

Earn 6 credits in just four short weeks.


You will live in a centrally located shared apartment within commuting distance to the CAPA center.

Local Transit Pass

A Zone 1-2 London Underground pass is included for use on the Tube (subway) and buses.

Excursions & Activities

Enjoy a full-day excursion to Stonehenge and Bath. Social events include a panoramic tour, an arrival reception, and a farewell ceremony.

Intern & Volunteer

This program does not have an internship component.

My Global City

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.

Comprehensive, 24/7 Support

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.

Safety, Health & Wellness 

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.


Program eligibility requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.8 (on a 4.0 scale).*
  • Be the equivalent of at least a 2nd semester Sophomore (strongly recommended).
  • Submit your completed application along with supporting documents and your deposit by the program deadline.
  • Be in good academic and disciplinary standing with your home institution.
    *Students with a GPA below the requirement may be admitted on a case by case basis. Please contact us below for details or chat with an Admissions Advisor today.

Summer Courses

Travel Writing (short-term)  

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.



The Experience of a Lifetime Awaits

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