CCSA - London Winter - Winter 2018-19 - Study Abroad

London Winter

December 26, 2018 —January 08, 2019

The allure of London at New Year’s draws people from around the world. A center of business and government, of history and culture, of the ancient and the avant-garde, London offers the perfect setting to experience everything from politics and society to science and commerce. England’s history and culture come alive in a set of courses that offer business, healthcare, history and science.

Included are several class-specific activities plus a day trip to such locations as Bath, Stonehenge & Salisbury, Canterbury & Dover or Stratford & Warwick.

Program Package

  • En suite accommodations in twin rooms at The Washington Mayfair Hotel in downtown London (Mayfair District)
  • Course-related activities and entrances fees
  • All course-related ground transportation
  • Additional cultural program excursions
  • Health and emergency evacuation insurance
  • Program directors and staff on-site 24/7
  • Daily breakfast and some additional meals

CCSA Central Office

Contact Information

David Nelson - Application or general questions

Robert Bedard - Payments and financing

Robin Byerly - Travel and accommodations

Michael Hatton

Program Director

Michael Hatton Mr. Hatton is the Assistant Chair along with serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Northern Kentucky University, teaching courses in theatre history, race and gender through dramatic literature and dramatic theory and criticism. Mr. Hatton is the resident production stage manager for the Lincoln Boyhood Drama Association and their signature musical, A Pioneer Tale. Mr. Hatton has also worked with several local companies including the Acclaim Awards as a panelist, the Cincinnati Arts Association, Cincinnati Overture Awards, Showstoppers/Belterra Casino, Cincinnati Men’s Chorus, Professional Concepts and is the resident Production Manager for The Performance Gallery. Mr. Hatton is on the Board of Directors for the Cincinnati Cappies and is the NKU coordinator for the Lois and Richard Rosenthal Uptown Arts internship program.

Option 1 — Group Travel

Estimated Cost: $1000 – $1200

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.

Includes:
  • roundtrip air transportation from one of CCSA's designated U.S. departure cities.
  • 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 winter 2017 costs. Final pricing will be published on the CCSA website by May 2018.

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.


Visas

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
December 26, 2018 —January 08, 2019
(13 days)
Base Price
$3,299

Estimated Airfare
$1000 – $1200
(estimated additional cost based on recent airline prices)

Enrollment Status: OPEN

Application Deadline
September 28, 2018
($100 application fee discount for applications
received and paid by September 14)

Scholarships: OPEN
Due October 05. See our scholarships page

Courses Offered

Business / Management / Organizational Behavior and Theory

Global Management: The London Model
Course Description: Experience global management first-hand! Become immersed in all that London has to offer and experience the unique balance of old and new ways to conduct business. Experience cultural diversity that is present in London by visiting historical landmarks, established companies, and new development. All are designed to provide students with a well-rounded perspective of the global community of which they are a part. Students will be able to personally relate their experiences to organizational behavior concepts while visiting historic sites such as Bletchley Park, the Churchill War Rooms and Smithfield Market compared to modern-day organizations such as Selfridges, John Lewis, and Lloyd’s.
Prerequisite: An introductory or survey course in business.
Dr. Karen Stock | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U

Chemistry

(C)hemical (H)istory of (E)ngland; (M)useums, (I)conic (S)cientific (T)reasures, and (R)evelations of (Y)esteryear
Course Description: The course will focus on the historical scientific and medical museums and hospitals of London, along with the contributions of British scientists and medical professionals. We will observe the wonders and discoveries of early chemistry and the medical fields, including dental, optical, and pharmaceutical, and enrich our minds with the astonishing experiences of scientists in the past and the obstacles and marvels attributed to them. Museum visits will tentatively include the British Museum, the Science Museum, and the History of Science Museum in Oxford. Field trips are also planned for specialized sites, including the Old Operating Theatre, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, and the Alexander Fleming Laboratory.
Prerequisite: Course will provide upper-division credit for undergraduate students; however, students must have completed a minimum of one semester of upper-division chemistry study.
Dr. Fred J. Matthews | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U

History / Legal Studies / Philosophy / Government

London in the Age of Revolutions
Course Description: From 1765 to 1815, London was a cultural, intellectual, and political hub of revolutionary thought--a capital of philosophy, law, literature, and theater. Come explore the center of the British Empire and study the history of revolutionary ideas and culture. Visit the center of Legal London- -the Inns of Court and Temple Church; Westminster Hall and the Houses of Parliament, site of the biggest slavery case of the era; the Bankside and Dockland where slave ships docked and the financial hub of the City of London which financed it; and the theatres and pubs of Covent Garden and the Strand where the revolutionary generation worked and played.
Dr. Patricia Minter | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U/H

Nursing / Health Care Administration

From Nightingale to Now: Nursing and Healthcare on Both Sides of the Pond
Course Description: Explore similarities and differences in nursing and medicine between British and American healthcare systems. Compare and contrast the roles of health professionals in England and the United States. Learn how the British healthcare system operates. Investigate the history of the nursing profession with planned visits to the Florence Nightingale Museum, Old St. Thomas’ Hospital, and the Old Operating Theatre. Visit London hospitals and the Royal College of Nursing and interact with “real life” nurses working within the British healthcare system. Take the “Cholera Walk,” a journey through Victorian London and re-trace the steps of a pandemic outbreak.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in nursing courses, enrollment in upper-level related healthcare courses (within a healthcare related major) or the approval of the faculty.
Dr. Amy S. Hamlin | 3 Cr. Hrs. | U