Summer Study Abroad in London, United Kingdom | Facility Management Emphasis

University studies students are invited to experience the life, culture, and industry of London, England, during our faculty-led summer program. In this program, you’ll earn credit for courses with an emphasis on facility management and exploring the beautiful British landscape.

More details are available in the Education Abroad Portal

About the Program

Our multidisciplinary program offers an international focus on facility management, specifically in the United Kingdom. Bring the textbook to life while visiting the area’s historic buildings and infrastructure.

Areas of Emphasis

  • Establishing a connection between place, people, and culture 
  • Facility Management
  • Site visits in London and Manchester

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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.

  • COSC 450 — Facility Management Principles and Practices | 3 credits
  • CARC 311 — Field Studies in Design Communication | 3 credits
  • CARC 331 — Field Studies in Design Philosophy | 3 credits
  • CARC 489 — Special Topics in Facility Management and Culture in the United Kingdom | 3 credits

View the Texas A&M course catalogue for information about each course. 

FAQs about the Program

What are the eligibility requirements?
  • Open to University Studies — Architecture students only
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Must attend all program-specific pre-departure orientations 
  • Good standing with Texas A&M University
  • Must enroll in CARC 481 for the spring semester
How do I enroll in a study abroad semester?

Start your study abroad journey in the education abroad portal.

Does this satisfy the School of Architecture’s semester away requirement?

Yes, for university studies students only.

How long is the program?

The study abroad program in UK London 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 be getting ahead!

How much does it cost?

Read about program costs and funding in the education abroad portal. 

What will I do during my study abroad semester?

The program is centered on facility management in the United Kingdom. You will explore variations of the field through the area’s notable and historic buildings, while also visiting popular sites throughout the country.

Are there COVID-19 traveling restrictions?

As of October 29, there are delays in passport processing due to COVID-19. Students should apply for their passports at least three months in advance to allow for adequate processing time. Students are required to be completely vaccinated to participate in the program.