Travel to London, then onto Edinburgh as you compare these competing cities to their American counterparts. Spend the first week in London along the South Bank as class activities take you to Wimbledon and other key locations throughout the city. In Edinburgh, dig deeper into the similarities and differences between Scotland and England.
Travel together with faculty, staff and other participants from your CCSA program with optional group travel. If you opt for group travel CCSA will purchase a airline ticket from select U.S. cities on your behalf. The airline cost will be included in your final bill from CCSA. In addition to the flight, those that choose group travel also receive transport to/from the accommodation in the destination city and the airport.
You can check our currently available departure cities on our departures page CCSA highly recommends this option for those new to international travel.
roundtrip ground transportation between airport and the accommodation site.
CCSA faculty and staff to guide you through the immigration and customs process.
* All prices are estimates based on summer 2020 costs. Final pricing will be published on the CCSA website by May 2021.
Option 2 —Independent Travel:
If you wish to make independent travel arrangements and depart from a city not listed or travel outside the program dates please choose INDEPENDENT TRAVEL from the selection below. You will book your own flights and arrange your own transportation to/from the airport and the accommodation site of the program. This is a great option for going early, staying late, or using airline miles to purchase tickets. We highly recommend participants not fly standby for these programs as a late arrival may negatively impact your grade.
Important Note for Independent Travelers: Please be aware that your check-in date may be up to 24 hours AFTER the program start date (program dates include travel time). Check the CCSA website at https://ccsa.cc/departures for your scheduled date/time check-in.
Not required for U.S. citizens for less than a 3-month stay. Non-U.S. citizens are responsible for obtaining a visa as needed.
Program Dates July 06, 2021 —July 21, 2021 Base Price
TBA Enrollment Status: OPEN
February 26, 2021 ($100 application discount if received by February 12)Scholarships: See our scholarships page
Communication / Pop Culture
Pop Culture in London, Liverpool &
Scotland: Sports, Music, Movies & More
Course Description: Explore the UK’s incredible influence on popular culture throughout the world in this class focused on how British musicians, films and sports institutions have had a huge impact on global trends. Learning experiences will include visiting sites associated with some of the greatest pop musicians, such as London’s Abbey Road Studio and Liverpool’s Magical Mystery Tour. The UK’s impact on the silver screen will be the focus during visits to the London Film Museum, the Warner Brothers Harry Potter Studio and Edinburgh’s Infinity Wars film locations. Field trips are planned for historic sports venues such as Wimbledon, Wembley Stadium, and the birthplace of golf, St. Andrews.
Nursing / Healthcare Administration / Social Work / Psychology
Gaining International Perspectives on Public Health in England & Scotland
Course Description: In this time of global pandemic, public health policies and issues have never been more vital to our well-being. By studying public health practices in an international context, students will gain valuable insights on the role of international organizations as well as community-based healthcare institutions. Historical perspectives will be gained by visiting sites such as London’s Science Museum, Old Operating Theatre, and the Florence Nightingale Museum as well as Edinburgh’s National Museum. Students from various disciplines will benefit from learning experiences that highlight comparisons and contrasts between America’s public health system with those of England and Scotland.
Psychology / Sports Management / Education / Sports Medicine
Sports Psychology in the British Context
Course Description: Mastering the mental and emotional parts of sports competition is the focus of the emerging field of sport psychology. In this class, we will study sports psychology theories and topics in the context of British sports institutions. Field trip activities being planned include visits to historic golf courses, sports museums in London and Glasgow, as well as tours at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic and Wembley Soccer stadiums. We hope to attend matches at the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament and at Lord’s Cricket Ground and take in the British Open Golf Tournament at Royal St George’s in Kent. Lessons learned from sports psychology can help you be more successful in any endeavor.