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Cultural History of London II

Course at a Glance

Course: HIST 317C (3 Credits)

Location: London, England

When: To be announced

Register By: To be announced


  • The Globe Theatre

  • Houses of Parliament

  • The Royal Albert Hall

Tuition and Fees

  • $714.00 Undergraduate 3-credit hour tuition cost

  • $650.00 Field Study Additional Fee (Lodging, museum/ticket fees, excursions)

  • Not included: Meals, transportation to and from the location

Experience London architectural art, including the Victorian Age, during this field study program at UMGC Europe.

Discover the history, art, and architecture of London that have made it the fascinating city it is today. By exploring the political and religious history over the past 400 years, and experiencing the paintings, literature, theater, and music of the time, you will learn firsthand what it might have been like to live in London during important periods in history.

  • Early seventeenth century, including Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
  • The Restoration and the eighteenth century, including Wren churches, public buildings, and private residences
  • The Age of Revolution, Romanticism, and the Gothic Revival, including the Houses of Parliament, the rise of steam power, and new transportation systems
  • The Victorian Age, including Trafalgar Square and the museums and halls of South Kensington (The Albert Memorial, The Royal Albert Hall, The Victoria & Albert Museum, and The Natural History Museum)
  • The early twentieth century, including the suburban sprawl, the class struggles in the streets of London, and the Blitz of the Second World War
  • The later twentieth century, including the rise of tourism, the swinging sixties, and the growth of multicultural London

"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;
for there is in London all that life can afford."

- Samuel Johnson

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

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