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Teaching and Learning

Undergraduate Semester Abroad

Study Education in Accra

NYU Accra provides you with a unique opportunity to explore a fast-developing city and country through exposure to its education, arts, culture, and language.

  • Experience the Ghanaian education system firsthand
  • Explore the diversity and complexity of West African culture through location-focused courses
  • Expand your knowledge of educational policy and international education

Accra: Courses and Electives

The Teaching and Learning pathway at NYU Accra provides you with coursework you need while providing experiences unlike any other.

  • We offer your required Human Development courses, which are designed to provide important knowledge about the psychological development of students in your certification area. To take advantage of this pathway, you’ll register for APSY-UE 9020, and may also take APSY-UE 9021, APSY-UE 9022, or APSY-UE 9023, depending on your course of study.
  • You’ll have the chance to take a variety of electives and core courses that enhance your experience and relate to your content specializations.
  • You can also take up to two classes at the University of Ghana–Legon, studying alongside West Africa’s top students.

Study Education in London

At NYU London, you’ll learn about international education while improving your knowledge of curriculum, how schools work and how teachers teach, and the challenges that teachers and students face in urban schools.

  • Gain real-world experience in the British education system through a fieldwork experience.
  • Take advantage of our special relationship with local schools to complete 25 hours or more in-school.
  • Enjoy a wealth of courses that explore the culture, museums, architecture, and theatres of London.

London: Courses and Electives

At NYU London, you can work toward completing your degree while exploring an education system with unique challenges and opportunities.

  • We offer your required Human Development courses, which are designed to provide important knowledge about the psychological development of students in your certification area. To take advantage of this pathway, you’ll register for APSY-UE 9020, and may also take APSY-UE 9021, APSY-UE 9022, or APSY-UE 9023, depending on your course of study.
  • Enhance your experience through a variety of electives.
  • Make progress on your specialization with core courses.

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

While we only offer access to educational classrooms at NYU Accra and NYU London, you can choose to study at any of NYU's global locations. We offer many core, liberal arts, and content elective courses abroad that allow you to explore your interests across continents and cultures.

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.

More Information

Admissions Process 

Office of Global Programs
383 Lafayette Street, 4th Floor 
New York, NY 10003-7011 
Global.admissions@nyu.edu
212.998.4433

Academics

Department of Teaching and Learning
239 Greene Street, 6th floor
New York, NY 10003
teachlearn.advise@nyu.edu
212.998.5460