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Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Undergraduate Semester Abroad


London: Courses and Electives

Contemporary Health Services in the UK: An Experiential Approach: CSCD.UE.9650

In this course, you’ll experience a mix of didactic coursework and site visits, which will emphasize comparisons between the US and UK health care systems.

  • Conduct observations of clinical sites in the metropolitan London area.
  • Participate in guest lectures, tour facilities, and conduct observations of clinical services across disciplines such as:
    • speech language pathology
    • audiology
    • counseling/psychological services
    • nursing
    • art, music, or drama therapy
    • physical or occupational therapy
    • special education
  • Learn from seminar discussions that focus on the role of the interdisciplinary team in treating individuals with various disorders, and provide an introduction to the practice of health fields specific to the UK including:
    • training of professionals
    • types of clinical settings and services available to various client populations
    • attitudes toward disability
    • the national priorities and allocation of health care resources in the UK

Additional Suggested Courses:

  • Principles of Biology I - BIOL-UA 9011
  • General Physics I
  • Psych: Cognition

How to Apply

Visit the NYU Office of Global Programs website for a complete list of current course offerings and application guidelines. Financial aid and scholarships are available to NYU students.

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Student Life

Our on-site staff will provide support for you during your time abroad. We’ll help you connect with your host culture throughout your stay with orientation, trips, student clubs, and language exchanges. Housing is guaranteed to all students and will vary by location.

Further Opportunities

We offer many core, liberal arts, and content elective courses abroad that allow you to explore your interests across continents and cultures.

You can also gain professional experience through part-time internship opportunities. Each global location has unique professional opportunities tailored to diverse student interests. You can participate in internships for credit or not.

No matter where you choose to spend a semester abroad, you’ll gain new experiences and exposure to a wider world.

Please talk with your academic adviser about making our global locations work with your program of study.

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Admissions Process 

Office of Global Programs
383 Lafayette Street, 4th Floor 
New York, NY 10003-7011


Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders
665 Broadway, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10012