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Overview of Study Abroad Programs in England

Studying in England offers prestigious education, cultural immersion, and historical depth. With renowned universities, it’s a hub of academic excellence across disciplines. Cutting-edge facilities, distinguished faculty, and a rich tradition of quality education make it a prime choice for top-tier learning.

England’s history, vibrant cities, and diverse culture form a backdrop for personal growth. From iconic landmarks to dynamic streets in London, Edinburgh, and Manchester, students can explore history, arts, and contemporary life. Its multicultural environment fosters global friendships and broad perspectives. Studying here blends academic rigor, cultural enrichment, and a chance to experience a historically significant society with modern vitality.

WHY STUDY IN ENGLAND

Studying in England is a transformative journey defined by academic excellence and cultural depth. Renowned universities like Oxford and Cambridge provide a stellar education, while the country’s historical legacy and diverse cities offer an immersive experience. Engaging with centuries of history in places like London and Edinburgh, alongside vibrant modern life, enriches personal growth and global perspectives.

England’s fusion of tradition and innovation creates a unique backdrop for education and exploration. The blend of esteemed academia and cultural resonance makes studying here not only a learning endeavor but also a chance to be part of a dynamic society with a profound global impact.

HIGHLIGHTS OF STUDYING IN ENGLAND

Here are just a few of the best things about studying in England:

  • England’s world-renowned education system with institutions like Oxford, Cambridge, and Imperial College London, known for their academic excellence.
  • Explore iconic historical sites such as the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, and Stonehenge, connecting with centuries of British history.
  • England’s cosmopolitan cities attract people from around the globe, creating a vibrant and diverse environment.
  • Immerse yourself in world-class theater productions, art galleries, and cultural events in cities like London, a hub of artistic expression.

Our England Study Abroad Programs

Browse all of our opportunities to study in England below. If you can’t find a suitable program, check out our main program finder to continue your study abroad search beyond England.

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Study in London (London Metropolitan University)

Study abroad in England and embrace your global citizenship, broaden your horizons and enhance your career skills.

Study in London (London Metropolitan University)

With students from over 140 countries, London Metropolitan University is one of the most diverse educational institutions in the U.K. Their teaching faculty, ranked ninth in the U.K. for teaching quality by the Good University Guide 2023, is committed to helping you reach your goals and plan for success. All their undergraduate courses include some form of work-related experience, such as placements, projects with clients or on-campus work experience.

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Summer Study in England (Edge Hill University)

The World Endeavors Summer Study – Edge Hill University program offers students the opportunity to learn and experience the culture and history of the UK in an idyllic location.

Summer Study in England (Edge Hill University)

Students spend four weeks of the program studying their choice of courses, with the final week spent on a cultural exploration of London. And after completing the program, it’s easy to take time for travel.

Location

About Ormskirk

Set amidst 160 scenic acres near Ormskirk in West Lancashire, the World Endeavors Study in England program unfolds on a dynamic campus exuding vibrancy. Ormskirk, a quintessential English town, captures a timeless allure with its cobblestone pathways, centuries-old structures, classic English gardens, and an array of inviting pubs and eateries. The locals, known for their warm hospitality, extend a hearty welcome to visitors, creating a welcoming and charming atmosphere.

Dates & costs

Our study abroad programs dates vary based on the particular university you’ll be placed in and the costs vary based on how long you intend to study as well as what your course load will be.

To learn more about the costs and dates available, please select an individual study abroad program from the list above, or Request a Call and one of our team members will get in contact with you.

Semester Study in England (Edge Hill University) | $18,500
Semester Study in England (London Metropolitan University) | $19,395
Summer Study in England - Ormskirk (Edge Hill University) | $5,300
Summer Study in England - London (London Metropolitan University) | $6,795

Eligibility

  • World Endeavors study abroad participants should be 18 years or older (in most cases).
  • Have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the start of their program.
  • Keep in mind that all countries have different visa restrictions for varying types of passports.
  • Must have completed high school (or equivalent)
  • While some programs have minimum GPA requirements and require that applicants be currently enrolled in a college or university, others are open to all participants regardless of age or student status.

See individual study abroad program pages for more details, or contact a World Endeavors advisor.

Housing

Every student is allocated their own individual room within Forest Court, a campus residence hall that fosters a diverse community of local and international students. Each room is thoughtfully furnished with a single bed, desk, desk chair, lamp, comfortable seating, and a wardrobe for storage. Students have access to complimentary WiFi, enabling seamless connectivity throughout their time here.

Every World Endeavors Study Abroad Program Includes

Our study abroad programs are as unique as our destinations, but there are program features that unify all of our study experiences.

YOUR STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM

  • Top accredited universities
  • Flexible durations – 2 to 4 weeks to a full academic year
  • Expansive destination options
  • English instruction offered in all locations

ACCOMMODATION

  • Vetted campus accommodations selected with quality and safety in mind
  • Friendly community of peers from local host country and around the world

TEAM OF EXPERTS

  • Dedicated one-on-one advisor
  • Local on-site coordinator

PREPARATION AND SUPPORT

  • Airport pickup
  • Pre-arrival and on-site orientation
  • 24/7 local support
  • Activities and cultural engagement
  • On-campus social events, clubs and sports

ACADEMIC CREDIT

  • Professional assistance and collaboration with home institution on course approvals and credit transfers
  • Transcript received directly from university abroad

PEACE OF MIND

  • Comprehensive travel medical insurance
  • Mental Health First Aid-certified staff
  • 24/7 emergency travel assistance

HEALTH & SAFETY

When you feel safe and respected abroad, you will flourish. World Endeavors participants are transformed through enriching, rewarding and safe experiences around the world. We meticulously monitor travel recommendations and will only facilitate programs where we can ensure our participants’ safety. 

We take key steps to ensure our participants’ well-being, including providing a pre-trip success guide, 24/7 local support, in-country trained staff, pre and post-arrival orientation, comprehensive travel medical insurance, and Mental Health First Aid-certified staff. Please contact us if you have any specific questions or concerns.

WHAT TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME IN ENGLAND

During your spare time in England, there are numerous activities and attractions to explore. Here are some suggestions:

  • Explore Historic Landmarks: Visit iconic landmarks like the Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and the British Museum to immerse yourself in the country’s rich history and culture.
  • Attend Cultural Events: England is known for its vibrant cultural scene. Attend theater shows in London’s West End, explore art galleries, or attend music festivals to indulge in the country’s artistic offerings.
  • Try Traditional Afternoon Tea: Experience the quintessential British tradition of afternoon tea at one of the many elegant tea rooms or hotels across the country.
  • Discover the Countryside: Venture into the picturesque English countryside, such as the Lake District or the Cotswolds, to enjoy scenic landscapes, hiking trails, and charming villages.

How to choose the best Study Abroad program

Selecting the perfect study abroad program can be easy! Follow these steps to find the program that will help you achieve your goals.

Earn Credit Toward Your Degree

Studying abroad offers a great opportunity to explore your academic interests in an international context! Use our Program Finder tool to search by field of study and take classes toward your major.

Choose Your Dream Destination 

Combine education and exploration of your dream destination! Evaluate which program countries align with your interests and academic objectives.

Improve your Language Skills

Immersing yourself in a language-rich environment is the ultimate method for developing fluency. If language-learning is your goal, favor destinations that use your language of choice.

Fit Your Budget

Explore scholarships and financial aid to determine if these may impact your destination options. Consider the overall cost of the program and cost of living in-country to identify the optimal match.

The Time is Right

Explore programs offered in just the right window of opportunity. We offer semesters in the fall or spring, full academic year programs, or shorter summer study programs.

Try our program finder to filter based on your choices.

SEARCH

Academic Credit

World Endeavors study abroad programs take place at top accredited universities and schools around the world. World Endeavors program advisors assist students with the process of credit approvals, transcripts, and credit transfers. We work with students’ academic advisors and universities to ensure that the process goes smoothly, allowing students to focus on the cultural and academic experience of studying abroad.

Have a specific course or requirement to fill? Contact a World Endeavors advisor to see what programs will be the best fit.

ACADEMIC CREDIT INFORMATION

Recent Testimonials

JillianStudy in France

I realized once I got back that I learned more than I thought I did—not that I didn’t think I learned a lot, already. Three of my goals were to make more international friends (check), amp up my French comprehension (check), and expand my worldview (check).

EdenStudy in Spain

Honestly it was the best semester I’ve ever had. I met so many people and learned so many things. I found a new love for a different country. I would definitely recommend World Endeavors to anyone who wants a life-changing experience!

JenniferStudy in Spain

My advisor at World Endeavors was absolutely excellent! Her expertise and delightful people skills were exactly what sealed the deal, making World Endeavors my final decision for study abroad.”

AliciaStudy in Thailand

I have to say that what I remember, as much as the delicious colors and flavors of Thailand, are the people I crossed paths with – the other students who became such good friends, and the local Thais who showed me such kindness. And of course the food. I still dream of the food.”

HeatherStudy in England

It was amazing to be able to say I traveled to six countries in one semester.

KristenIntern in Morocco

It was amazing! Don’t be afraid to step outside of your comfort zone - the spontaneous adventures are gold!

England FAQs

Do I need a visa to travel to England?

Visa requirements for traveling to England depend on nationality and purpose. Many countries, including the US, Canada, and EU members, don’t need visas for short visits (usually up to 6 months) for tourism or business. Don’t worry though, the World Endeavors team will help to ensure you get ther right visa that is valid for your program with us!

Is it safe to travel to England?

Yes, England is considered safe for travel. Standard safety precautions apply, like in any destination. If you go on a World Endeavors program, our expert advisors will help prepare you to stay safe during your time abroad.

Is England in the UK?

Yes, England is one of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom (UK), along with Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

How big is England?

England covers an area of approximately 130,279 square kilometers (50,301 square miles).

What currency does England use?

England uses the British Pound Sterling, often referred to as the Pound (£) and denoted as GBP (Great British Pound).

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Our Top Study Abroad Destinations

World Endeavors offers study abroad programs in several destinations in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Our programs are located in a variety of sites, including urban and rural, English-speaking and non-English speaking. Semester, year-long, and summer programs are all available. Our wide range of options means you can find the program which is just right for you.

How to apply for a Study Abroad Program

You’ve decided to study abroad – congratulations! Applying for your World Endeavors program is easy and stress-free. Get ready to CHANGE YOUR WORLD!

STEP 1
EXPLORE & ASK

Research and compare. If you can’t decide on a program, we can guide you toward the best fit.

STEP 2
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION

Fill out our online application form to share all your relevant details with our team.

STEP 3
ENROLL & PREPARE

Receive your official acceptance and enroll. We’ll give you all the info you need to get ready!

STEP 4
START YOUR ADVENTURE!

You’ve researched, planned and saved. Now you’re ready to study and explore like never before!