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*Faculty-Directed: Criminal Justice and Human Trafficking in London
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Type of Program: UCCS Faculty-directed Programs Areas of Study: Criminal Justice
Language of Instruction: English Housing Type: Hotel/Hostel
Program Description:

Criminal Justice in London


Program Leaders: Senior Instructors Katy Cathcart and Richard RadabaughLondon Skyline

Program Information

This tour, led by Katy Cathcart and Richard Radabaugh, will feature visits to the Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice and the Houses of Parliament, as well as site visits of local landmarks and historical tours. This global engagement opportunity is open to both undergraduate and graduate criminal justice students, and participating students will have the option to apply the experience toward accumulation of independent study credits. 

Students will visit sites such as the Tower of London, track the evolution of the British legal system, explore the Royal Courts of Justice, the Inns of Cart and the Old Bailey in this 7 day overseas program. 

Participation will be limited to 24 students. Priority acceptance will be given to CJ students or students with a CJ requirement as part of their degree. Additionally students can elect to participate in the program not for credit.

Course and Credit Information

Undergraduate Credit: 3 credits of CJ 4840-Independent Study
Graduate Credit: 3 credits of  CJ 9500-Indepedent Study

Students can opt to participate in the program not for credit. Priority acceptance will be given to those students seeking CJ credit. 

Through this program students will recognize and understand fundamental concepts associated with the history of Criminal Justice in the U.S. Additionally, they will recognize and understand key practices associated with criminal justice and law enforcement in the UK. Students will also be applying lessons learned from field studies in assessing criminal justice policy and practice approaches and through this develop a better understanding of existing criminal justice policy in a global context. Students should expect to keep a daily journal, participate in reflection/discussion sessions during the program and complete a final research paper that pertains to the experiences of the tour.


Day 1: Fly to Englahd
Day 2: Walking tour of London
Day 3: Tour Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice with free time
Day 4: Old Bailey visit and attend court hearings
Day 5: Visit House of Parliament and attend debates
Day 6: Tour of Tower of London with free time
Day 7: Police visit with Dinner
Day 8: Depart UK


Students can elect triple or quad rooms. There is the option to upgrade to a single or double room. 


Program Price: 3,475.00
Includes: Round-trip airfare, ground transportation, hotels with private bathrooms, daily breakfast and some dinners, entrance and tours to all visits.

Other costs to consider: 3 credits undergraduate or graduate tuition, $50.00 application fee, select meals, individual purchases on program, cost of obtaining a passport.

Health and Safety

Health and safety are paramount to a successful experience studying abroad. We encourage students to research health and safety considerations of the destination in which they wish to go. The U.S. Department of State (DOS) and the Centers for Disease Control  (CDC) provide up to date and comprehensive information about health and safety abroad. Please visit the following links to find more information:
U.S. Department of State:
Centers for Disease Control:


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 02/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

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