Cambridge, England

Program in Brief
photo This fall or spring semester program offers music majors the opportunity to take courses in their major.

Orientation
There is a mandatory set of pre-departure orientations at LVC for all students planning to participate in the program. Students attend an on-site orientation once they arrive in Cambridge.

Location
As the world-famous university center, Cambridge is one of the most attractive cities in Britain. Students take courses at Anglia Ruskin University located in Cambridge's beautiful historical center, full of modern shopping facilities and a rich cultural life.

Housing and Meals
Students live in apartments and share kitchen and living areas with flatmates. Students are responsible for preparing their own meals.

Academics
This exchange program allows students to receive transfer-credits in their major, minor, general education, and elective courses. For exact course descriptions, please browse the ARU course listing.

Costs

  • LVC tuition and fees
  • LVC room charges

Travel, food, and personal expenses are NOT included in these fees. Fees subject to change.

Dates
Fall or Spring semester

  • Application timetable: Applications should be received by March 15 for Fall; October 15 for Spring.
  • $25 deposit is due with application.*
  • Accepted students owe $475 program deposit.*
  • Packet-of-forms is due by April 15 for Spring; November 15 for Fall. 
  • Fall semester in Cambridge (approx. 15 credits): mid September to mid-December
  • Spring semester in Cambridge (approx. 15 credits): early February to mid June

*The $500 program deposit will be credited to the student's account in the Business Office for the start of the off-campus semester. The $500 deposit will be forfeited on student withdrawal from the program.

Language of Instruction
English

Eligibility Requirement
Music majors with at least a 3.00 GPA may apply.

Group Excursions
Excursions are not included in the program cost. However, many students decide to travel throughout Great Britain, Ireland, and the European continent before and after the semester. ARU offers discounted weekend trips for students.

Semester Break
Semester break only runs during the Spring semester. Fall semester students complete most of their travels during the weekends.