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Forensic Psychology in London, England

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Program Dates

Maymester 2015

Program

The College of Arts and Sciences will offer a three-week study abroad program in London, England led by Dr. James Norris.  Course work will focus on Criminal Justice and Forensic Psychology.  Cultural events include a London sightseeing tour, a visit to the theater, and a day trip to Oxford.

While in England, students will have a combination of lectures and field excursions to enhance their understanding of the British justice system, and contrast criminal behavior and forensics psychology.  Field excursions include visits to the Inns of Court, a guided Jack the Ripper walk, Prison visit, the Museum of London, the Tower of London and more. Included in the estimated program cost are all scheduled program activities, housing (student apartments) with some meals and a transportation pass for the inner 2 zones of London.

Itinerary*

Week

Detail Program information

Week 1

Local area waliking tour, AIFS orientation, tour of London, Museum of London, and day trip to Oxford 

Week 2

British Museum, Jack the Ripper Walking Tour, Inns of Court Walking Tour, Prison visit, and Tower of London

Week 3

Theather Performance and Farewell dinner

Accommodation

Students will reside in London in twin or triple rooms (student apartments) within a residential neighborhood of London.

Program Cost

The estimated program cost excludes roundtrip airfare to London, extra meals, and TAMIU tuition/fees. 

Timetable for Applications and Payment

February 15

Application and $200 non-refundable application fee are due 

TBA

Program payment deadline

April 17

Mandatory Orientation: Travel, travel documents, Culture, Health and Safety, and generic tips

Application Process

  • Turn in your TAMIU study abroad application and submit the application fee at the Bursars Office
  • Apply for any of the TAMIU study abroad scholarships
  • OSA will provide your program budget to the Office of Financial Aid
  • Complete and turn in your Waiver and Liability Packet by May 1, 2015

Study Abroad Scholarships

TAMIU offers two scholarships for study abroad.  Qualified TAMIU students may complete their application and supporting documents and submit them to OSA together with their study abroad application.  You will be notified via email of your award and the award disbursement date.

Course Information

Course offerrings in field of criminal justice, psychology, and sociology.

Program Requirements

Students must have been approved by Dr. Norris for acceptance into the program.

Refunds**

Withdrawal from a study abroad program must be made in writing to OSA.  The application fee of $200 is non-refundable, unless TAMIU cancels the program. TAMIU will refund recoverable tuition and costs as determined by OSA.  Refunds will be calculated from the date OSA is notified in writing of your intent to withdraw.  TAMIU is not responsible for indirect costs paid directly by students, including but not limited to passport fees, vaccinations, and transportation costs.

*TAMIU reserves the right to make changes to this itinerary as deemed appropriate by the program leader due to unforeseen circumstances.  However, every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as closely as possible.

**TAMIU reserves the right to adjust program fees or cancel any program without prior notification; however, every effort will be made to provide information on cancellations in a timely manner.  In the event of cancellation, TAMIU will refund application fees and recoverable program fees.

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