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*WCU Summer in England: Modern Physics in London
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Budget Sheets Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/02/2018
Rolling Admission 06/09/2018 06/30/2018
NOTE: Please note that dates and costs listed are tentative and subject to change. Contact the Program Director listed below to confirm the information.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Hostel
Area of Study: Physics Program Type: WCU Faculty/Staff-Led Program Abroad
Credit Type: Direct WCU Credit Available to Non-WCU Students?: Yes
Faculty/Staff Director: Matt Waite College: Sciences & Mathematics
Program Description:

This class is the 2nd year physics course in 20th c. or “Modern Physics”.  It is a continuation of where Physics I & II stop, with PHY170/180 (or PHY130/140) as prerequisites.  It will consist of two weeks of study in West Chester, followed by three weeks in London, England. 
London, England

All participants will be housed in a youth hostel arranged by WCU for the duration of the program in London.

The language of instruction for this program is English.

All participants will earn 3 credit hours for PHY 240 – Introduction to Modern Physics.

Stonehenge, The Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Churchill’s Cabinet War Rooms, The London Eye, The British Museum, The Science Museum, and more.

In addition to the regular WCU tuition rates for the 3 credit hour course, students will pay a program fee of $2,100 which includes all housing accommodations, administrative fees, all program excursions, in-country ground transportation, and some group meals. In addition, all students will be billed the non-refundable $100 Study Abroad Application fee upon applying to the program and will be required to purchase the mandatory WCU international insurance prior to departure.

Not included in the costs listed above are the round-trip airfare, passport costs, additional meals not included in the program cost, and personal/miscellaneous spending.

Please note that these amounts are estimates and subject to change. Please contact the Program Director listed below to confirm the amount.

Matthew M. Waite, PhD
Associate Professor of Physics
133 Merion Science Center
West Chester University of PA
West Chester, PA 19383


This program is currently not accepting applications.