London School of Education Program

BU students in the field of education have the opportunity to gain international teaching experience through Boston University’s School of Education and Roehampton University, a leader in teacher education. Situated in a parkland setting in southwest London, Roehampton is one of the largest teacher training centers in Great Britain, with approximately one-third of its 8,000 students enrolled in teacher certification programs. The program includes specialized coursework in cross-cultural studies and a 10 credit practicum teaching in a community institution.

Course Details

Visit the BU London website for more information about the London School of Education Program.

Program Details

Program Dates
  • Fall Semester: late August to mid December

    Please note that this program is only offered during the fall semester.

    • Upon successful completion of the program, students earn fourteen Boston University credits. Elementary education students must enroll for a total of fourteen credits. Secondary education students earn twelve credits.
    • Students live in furnished apartments with other students in BU Study Abroad London’s programs. The apartments are within walking distance of the BU London Academic Center in South Kensington. They vary in size, configuration, and style of decoration. Most students (95+%) live in shared bedrooms, often in bunk beds, with ensuite shower room, a shared kitchen and living/dining room area. British Programs staff and RAs live in BU’s building along with the students, helping to ensure a high level of maintenance and security. There is WiFi access in the residencies.
    • Safety and Security: BU Study Abroad: London
    Application Deadlines
    • Fall Semester: March 15 

    Program Staff

    All Boston University London programs are administered in coordination with our Boston and London offices. In Boston a program manager facilitates the admissions and pre-departure procedures and maintains contact with students prior to their arrival in London. The Boston office also houses administrative personnel who are responsible for everyday operations. In London the staff comprises a resident director as well as administrative, academic, and housing personnel.