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 required courses and explore the beautiful British landscape.
More details are available in the Education Abroad Portal.
About the Program
Our multidisciplinary program offers a holistic education in the field of architecture. You’ll gain first-hand experience of the profession and develop tools for architecture representation — all while visiting beautiful British cities and countryside.
Areas of Emphasis
- Establishing a connection between place, people, and culture
- Approaching architecture through a global lens
- British 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.
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 living in London, England. You’ll complete field study courses and visit notable sites throughout the region during your stay. Past trips to cultural sites have included the London Bridge, Tower of London, and Buckingham Palace.
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.