United Kingdom: Business
A GVSU Faculty-led Program
Tell me about this program
Open to: All majors
London, United Kingdom — This program explores the U.K. culture, history, corporate governance and ethics of the Western European environment. You will experience lectures and field trips illustrating the impact of culture and history on business reporting, corporate governance and ethics.
The program will be based in London, the financial center of Europe, with visits to U.K. accounting firms, regulatory bodies, historical and cultural sights.
When can I go?
The program will begin in Grand Rapids. Travel to London will tentatively take place from July 19 - August 2, 2014 (2 weeks)
Where will I live?
Program participants will live in the co-ed student residence halls.
Who is eligible to participate?
Business students who are admitted to the Seidman College of Business /MSA/MST or MBA program or under-graduate business students with a minimum GPA of 2.75. The program is also open to non-business majors with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and Junior standing or to Graduate students with a 3.0 GPA.
GVSU is happy to extend this opportunity to non-GVSU students.
How do I apply?
To apply for this program, log on to www.gvsu.edu/oasis to begin your online application.
Completed applications must be submitted by February 1, 2014.
Non-GVSU Students: Visit www.gvsu.edu/studyabroad/nongvstudent for detailed information on how to apply.
What credits will I receive?
Graduate students will register for a total of 6 credits:
BUS 680: International Business and Culture in the United Kingdom, 3 Credits
ACC 680: Comparative Corporative Governance, 3 Credits OR
ACC 607: Ethics for Accountants, 3 Credits
Undergraduate students will register for a total of 6 credits:
BUS 301: International Business and Culture in the United Kingdom, 3 Credits
ACC 333: Corporate Governance and Ethics, 3 Credits
How much does the program cost?
Program Fee: $3,600
- Round-trip transportation from Grand Rapids
- Accommodation and most meals
- Class instruction
- Several field trips
- Some meals
- GVSU Tuition - 6 credits, Undergraduate ($2,742) OR Graduate ($3,402)
- Personal expenses ($300)
- Additional meals ($100)
- Passport fees ($140)
- ISIC card - optional ($28)
TOTAL PROJECTED COST (Program Fee + Other Expenses) = (Undergraduate Students) $6,912 OR (Graduate Students) $7,570
Additional Program Cost Information
Cost Comparison for GVSU Cost of Attendance for Spring/Summer 2014, based on 1/2 Time Enrollment (In-State Undergraduate): $6,966
Contact Nick Bromley in the Financial Aid Office at email@example.com with questions. Include in the email your G-number and the name of your study abroad program.
Non-GVSU Students: Non-GVSU students admitted for study abroad are not eligible for Financial Aid from GVSU. Check with your home school’s study abroad and financial aid offices for details on applying for financial aid from your home school toward study abroad program costs.
FACULTY-LED PROGRAM GRANT: up to $1,500. All degree-seeking students who apply to their faculty-led program by the priority deadline are automatically considered for a grant of up to $1,500 from the Padnos International Center. Students must have a current FAFSA on file to be eligible. No application required.
Visit www.gvsu.edu/studyabroad/scholarships for more information on these and other grants/scholarships.
Who can tell me more?
Seidman College of Business - School of Accounting
3140 Seidman College of Business
All program information including courses, duration of program, dates, and other logistics are subject to change. Programs may be cancelled due to extenuating circumstances.