You'll work on a group project defined by your tutor, based on a complex real-life problem. You’ll also get to explore a vibrant, global city as well as visit world-leading companies and meet industry experts, an opportunity to become immersed in the current issues defining the subject area and course theme. The course culminates in groups presenting to peers, staff and external experts.
You’ll stay at the beautiful Garden Hall in single rooms occupied by students during term time. Following a £140 million redevelopment, Garden Hall was opened in 2016, and is part of the University of London with LSE, UCL and King’s College all nearby. This outstanding location is fully equipped with modern facilities and hosts a thriving, world-leading academic community to this day. It’s also situated right next to a wealth of top London attractions, all within walking distance or just a few tube stops away.
Our London course doesn’t just give you the chance to develop academic knowledge in your chosen subject, you’ll also have to work as a team to solve a real-world challenge. You’ll also get the chance to see how these sorts of problems are solved, with talks from industry experts as well as visits to the companies where people are doing groundbreaking work in these areas. Finally you and your team will present your solution to industry experts from your subject area, they’ll give you feedback to improve your solution and process.
Our programme of excursions and social events will introduce you to some of the most exciting and important sites in Britain, allowing you to experience the best of British culture in London and beyond. You’ll have plenty of time to explore all that London has to offer: from visting Buckingham Palace, guided tours of the nearby museums to strolling through the extensive Royal Parks. After a day of study and sightseeing, you can get to know your peers over a game of football or dinner in one of London’s trendy local restaurants.
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