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ASU: UK: Food and Culture
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Earn ASU Credit: View Pre-Approved Courses
Cost Sheets Summer
Areas of Study:
Exercise and Wellness, Health, Humanities, Nutrition
Program Type:
Faculty Directed
Language of Instruction:
GPA Requirement:
International Coordinator:
Rachel Giannakouros
College Sponsor:
College of Health Solutions
Department/School Sponsor:
School of Nutrition and Health Promotion
Available to Non-ASU Students:
  Program Details


Student Group

   Quick Facts

  • Academic Visits to Roman Baths, Imperial War Museum, Fuller’s Griffith Brewery, and British Museum

  • Learn to prepare a curry lunch, enjoy a traditional British Afternoon Tea, and explore the Borough Food Market

  • Summer 2017 Program Dates: May 25-June 18, 2017

  • Earn 6 credits: NTR 351: Nutrition and Health Communications (L) and NTR 348: Cultural Aspects of Food (SB, G, C)

  • Space is limited. Apply early!



Location Details

London's many celebrated historical sites include Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, and Trafalgar Square. Its museums and galleries contain collections of unparalleled scope, and its theater companies are the finest in the world.
Famous for the Roman Baths built in 60-70 BCE and then revitalized as a health resort in the 18th century. The Roman Baths are below street level and include a fascinating museum of the Roman occupation of England.  The Grand Pump Room and Fashion Museum provide a peek into the world of Jane Austen’s heroes and heroines.

Visa Information

It is each student’s responsibility to independently determine if a visa is necessary for travel to any foreign countries visited on this program. Limited information may be provided by the ASU Study Abroad Office, your faculty director, and/or partner organizations/institutions. Where visas are required, failure to obtain a visa may result in your inability to participate and, ultimately, your withdrawal from the program, subject to the terms of the Study Abroad Withdrawal Policy

Consult this page for additional information regarding visas. If you need assistance securing a U.S. Passport, visit the ASU U.S. Passport Acceptance Office in Tempe.

PLEASE NOTE: Visa requirements for non U.S. citizens may differ from those for U.S. citizens; students who are not U.S. citizens are advised to contact their International Coordinator and begin independently researching the visa requirements for their nationality as soon as possible.


Eligibility Requirements

  • GPA of 2.0 or higher


NTR 351: Nutrition and Health Communications (3)
Approaches of nutrition and health communications; development of nutrition and health communication materials for selected target audiences.
NTR 348: Cultural Aspects of Food (3)

Origins, development, and diversity of food preferences and dietary habits; food patterns and attitudes of global populations and U.S. immigrants.



Faculty Director

Kathy Dixon, MEd, RD
Clinical Professor, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion 
College of Health Solutions

Faculty, Kathy Dixon



Carnaby Street

Program Housing

Students will be housed in double/triple occupancy rooms in shared apartments. All apartments will have kitchen facilities.

*In the event the program has an odd number of male and/or female students, it is possible that a student could be housed in a mixed gender apartment. The bedrooms and bathrooms in these apartments have lockable doors, and the roommates within each bedroom will be of the same gender.



Accessibility Information

Individuals with disabilities may find accessibility and accommodation in one of more of this program’s locations very different from what you find in the United States. Depending on the program, there may be a great deal of walking or the regular use of public transportation. The Study Abroad Office cannot guarantee access to public transportation, buildings, or public sites on this program.

Although ASU cannot guarantee the accessibility of all program sites, students with disabilities can and do study abroad. Upon request, the ASU Study Abroad Office can provide information about the availability of accommodations and accessible facilities on the specific program and can help you determine whether this program can meet your accommodation needs.

Bath, England


Cost Information

The Program Fee for Summer 2017 is $6,955.

Program Fee includes: ASU tuition, lodging, London Public Transport Card, transportation for program-related excursions, organized cultural excursions, entrances and guided tours, and international health insurance. Not included: ASU student fees, roundtrip airfare from the United States to England, passport and visa fees, additional meals, books, and personal travel expenses.

Faculty Directed program participants are also responsible for paying a non-refundable $50 Application Fee, in addition to the Program Fee listed above. All other costs associated with participation in the program are the responsibility of the individual student. Be sure to reference the program Cost Sheet for information on program fees and any additional estimated expenses.

The program may allow for time which can be spent in non-program activities. Participants may wish to travel, sight-see or participate in activities or events in which they have a personal interest. Please note that the participant is fully responsible for making arrangements and for all costs of transportation, lodging, food and additional expenses that may be associated with any non-Program activities.


Funding Your Study Abroad Program

Studying abroad is an investment in your future, which requires careful planning and management. However, the personal, academic, and professional rewards that you will gain from this experience will last a lifetime. You should carefully consider costs, budgets and financing when selecting and preparing for your experience abroad. If you have questions at any step of the process, we encourage you to reach out to your International Coordinator for guidance.

Steps to Financing Your Study Abroad Program

  1. View the program Cost Sheet to find a breakdown of program expenses.
  2. Attend a Financing Your Study Abroad Workshop.
  3. Consider your Financial Aid options.
  4. Search and Apply for Scholarships and Grants.
  5. Exhaust your options by exploring Additional Funding Resources including our Community-Based Funding Guide.
  6. View our  Financing Your Study Abroad Program Handbook for more information, including Payment Information.


  Dates & Deadlines
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 03/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 05/25/2017 06/18/2017
NOTE: Please do not purchase airfare until prompted by your program leader or International Coordinator.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision tasks prior to the term's application deadline.