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Cultural History of London I

Course at a Glance

Course: HIST 317B (3 Credits)

Location: London, England

When: 17 August – 13 September 2022. Meets in London 20-27 August 2022.

Register By: 29 July 2022


  • Roman Wall

  • Museum of London

  • Westminster Abbey

  • St. Bartholomew's Church

  • Tower of London

  • London Guildhall

  • Old House of Lords

  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Tuition and Fees

  • $750.00 Undergraduate 3-credit hour tuition cost 
  • $650.00 Field Study Additional Fee includes: Lodging (7 nights, single occupancy), museum/ticket fees, excursions.
  • The $650 fee does not include travel to and from the city where the course is held. Students must make their own travel arrangements to the course. 

Journey to London's cathedrals, courts, and museums for this field study program at UMGC Europe.

Make the infamous history of London come to life by journeying through cathedrals, courts, social institutions and museums, and a "city" of finance and commerce. Study the roots of British culture from its founding in the Roman period to the extensive destruction of the Great Fire of London, 1666.

Journey through the Medieval and early modern periods and explore the struggle between state and church culminating with King Henry VIII. From the Roman walls and medieval Guildhalls to the economic and cultural powerhouse of today, follow the rise of the British Empire and the achievements of the city during the reign of Elizabeth I.

Topics include:

  • Anglo-Saxon London and the Norman Conquest 
  • London in the High Middle Ages 
  • The Early Tudors and the Reformations 
  • Rise of corporate London under the Guilds and Lord Mayor

May apply toward upper-level credit for history, humanities, or electives.

Faculty member: John Nolan,

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