We are no longer accepting applications for the Fall 2013 program. For Spring 2014, please revisit this page in August 2013.
For additional information, please see the program flyer.
Both fall and spring semester, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism (along with ACCENT International) offers communication majors and minors an opportunity to study in London and earn Communication credits. Located in the heart of the city, the ACCENT Centre is within walking distance of the British Museum, the University of London, Piccadilly and Oxford Circus, and Covent Garden.
London is one of the foremost leaders in communication, media and politics. Students enjoy the centrality of their location and the exciting sights and scenes this vast metropolis has to offer.
Students take courses taught by British faculty at the ACCENT Centre in Bloomsbury. Students select four communication courses from a total offering of six. Sample Communication courses include:
COMM 324 Intercultural Communication
COMM 340 The Cultures of the New Media
COMM 365 The Rhetoric of London
COMM 384 Interpreting Popular Culture
COMM 395 Gender, Media and Communication
COMM 412 Communication & Social Movement
COMM 487 Communication & Global Organizations
COMM 499 Comparative Media – UK and US
COMM 499 Strategic Communication
**Please note that these courses are not available every semester and change from year to year. Final course schedules will be released to students who are admitted and have committed to participating in the program.**
Student Life & Activities
Included within the program are several excursions to such locations as Bath, Stonehenge, Oxford, Cambridge, and Stratford upon Avon. There will also be social activities offered in London including visits to theaters and museums. Students are also registered with the University of London Student Union where they can mingle with British students. For the activities of the Union, view their Website.
Students live in self-contained two- or three-bedroom apartments located in central London and a short commute/walk from the ACCENT Centre. Apartments consist of a fully equipped kitchen, shared bedrooms and bathrooms, a common living/dining space, and high-speed wireless internet.
Students must have a cumulative USC GPA of 3.0 and minimum sophomore standing at the commencement of the program. Students must complete two out of the five Communication core courses before their departure, or one completed and one in progress at the time of application.
The ESTIMATED cost of the program for Fall 2013 is $35,065. This includes tuition, housing, insurance, transportation and food.
Financial aid and tuition remission may be applied.