Psychology in London

Language Requirement: None
Academic Standing by Program Start: Sophomore or above
Location: Europe, United Kingdom, England
GPA: 2.5
Program Overview

 

The spring quarter Psychology in London program offers students the opportunity to earn major satisfying upper division Psychology credit, all while immersing themselves in one of the most significant and fascinating international cities in the world. You will take courses from faculty who are experts in psychological history and research. This intensive program in a fast-paced city will require you to balance your academic, work, and personal responsibilities while allowing you to make progress towards your educational, professional, and personal goals by experiencing all that London has to offer.

 

Spring Quarter 2021 ONLY:
Subject to UO Travel Approval, students will arrive in London on Sunday, March 28 and take classes remotely while in quarantine for two weeks. Students will begin attending classes in-person on Monday, April 12. 

Health & Safety
Students must quarantine for two weeks upon their arrival. They will receive details regarding grocery delivery services, as they should try to arrange this service prior to arriving in London. Students will be required to maintain 6-feet of distance from staff and faculty at all times. They will also be expected to follow all other social distancing requirements with their peers including those that limit group sizes and certain social activities.

** GEO programs are under continuous review during this period of global uncertainty and limited travel.  All program details outlined on this page, including program cost, are subject to change if global or location-specific conditions require modifications to program structure.

Academic Details

You will enroll in three courses. Two course options will be upper division, major satisfying Psychology courses:

  • Social Psychology (equivalent to PSY 306)
  • Individual Differences (equivalent to PSY 300 level elective)
  • Contemporary Britain in a Global Context (INTL 388)  

London will serve as a classroom as much as the center itself. Academic activities are integrated with excursions, giving you an inside look into the vibrant history of psychology research in the United Kingdom. Courses are taught by British faculty who have experience teaching US students as well as considerable practical experience in the related field they are teaching. Visits to several well-known cultural locations in the city and surrounding area are also planned. All instruction is in English. Courses make use of a variety of materials and texts, all of which are included in the program fee. Students should be prepared for a rigorous academic experience and a busy schedule. Classes will run Tuesday-Friday every week.
    
Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

Course Equivalencies

Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

UO students, please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.

Housing Description

Students will be housed in shared rooms in 2-3 bedroom flats with shared living spaces (kitchen, bathrooms, common space). The apartments will be conveniently located in zones 2 or 3 in London. Students will be within walking distance of the London Tube, local grocers, restaurants, and cafés. Each apartment is fully furnished with beds, desks and a kitchen table and chairs. The kitchens are equipped with refrigerator, stove, microwave utensils, plates, glasses, and cookware. All apartments have wireless internet access, a washing machine, bed linens, and 24/7 emergency support.

Dates and Deadlines
 
Term Year Priority Deadline Deadline Arrival Date Departure Date
Spring Quarter 2022 10/15/2021 11/15/2021 3/27/2022 6/4/2022

Travel Advisories

For current health, safety, and travel advisory information, search the US Department of State country webpage.

Priority Discounts

If your program has a Priority Deadline, complete all pre-decision application materials by this date to receive a $100 credit toward your program fee. Please note, students participating in multiple summer programs are only eligible to receive the $100 credit once.

Note: this $100 discount does not apply to priority deadlines for SIT programs.