Summer Study Abroad in Lincoln, United Kingdom
Our faculty-led summer II semester program allows university studies students to experience the life, culture and industry of Lincoln, England.
Hosted at the University of Lincoln, you’ll learn how to effectively field journal by attending lectures and receiving feedback from field experts. When not in class, you’ll have the chance to explore the rich culture of the UK.
More details are available in the Education Abroad Portal.
About the Program
Journaling to describe place, experience and the human condition has been a cornerstone of design education for centuries. In this program, you’ll learn how to apply modern technology to this traditional practice.
You’ll design and create a field journal of visual analyses, with emphasis on traditional drawing languages, photo-documentation, and written notes. Faculty from the University of Lincoln’s School of Art, Architecture and Design will give you feedback on your work.
You’ll also explore culturally and historically significant sites in England and beyond.
Areas of Emphasis
- Effective design communication
- Integrating old and new technologies
- Cultural immersion
All students are required to take a total of 6-credit hours during the study abroad semester. Students should meet with their academic advisors to ensure they meet eligibility requirements and that the courses are degree applicable.
- CARC 311 — Field Studies in Design Communication | 3 credits
- CARC 331 — Field Studies in Design Philosophy | 3 credits
View the Texas A&M course catalogue for information about each course.
FAQ about Summer Study Abroad
What are the eligibility requirements?
- Open to university studies majors only
- 2.0 cumulative GPA at time of application and until program start
- Good standing with Texas A&M University
- Must attend all program meetings
- Professor approval
How do I enroll in a study abroad semester?
Start your study abroad journey in the education abroad portal.
Does this satisfy the College of Architecture’s semester away requirement?
The program satisfies the College’s semester away requirement for university studies students only.
How long is the program?
The study abroad program in Lincoln, United Kingdom, spans 5 weeks.
Will this delay my degree plan?
No. The program allows you to complete the same coursework offered at the Texas A&M campus. Because you’ll be earning college credit over the summer, you’ll actually be getting ahead!
How much does it cost?
Visit the education abroad portal for information about the trip’s costs and funding.
What will I do during my study abroad semester?
The program is centered on living in Lincoln, England. You’ll complete courses in design communication, philosophy and field journaling, as well as visit notable sites throughout the region during your stay. You will spend the last two nights of the trip in London. Past trips to cultural sites have included the Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Castle, London Bridge, Tower of London and Buckingham Palace.
Who will I stay with?
Housing throughout the program will be in hotels. There will be up to two students per room in Lincoln, and up to three students per room in London, based on gender. Breakfast daily and wi-fi will be included at the hotels.