For students who want to be immersed in the excitement of modern Britain, living and studying in London is the obvious choice. The cultural life in London is one of the richest and most diverse in the world. Studying in England is very different than what you might be used to. Students are expected to study outside of class to retain a large portion of their subject matter. Unlike universities in the United States, the majority of each student's grades in England is based on one or two large assignments or solely on the final test - not on class participation or attendance. This study abroad experience provides Emory students an independent experience with the opportunity to get to know students from Britain and all over the world.
The Study Abroad program at Imperial is fully integrated, so you will attend the same classes and live in the same accommodation as any other Imperial student. It is critical that you are prepared for immersion into the UK academic system. Here are some important characteristics we think it will be helpful for you to know about the UK academic system