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Program Description:
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London Center: Architecture (B.Arch)

The Syracuse London architecture program is designed for students enrolled in a professional architecture program at Syracuse University. The program consists of a six-credit drawing studio (ARC 407 or ARC 408), a three-credit survey course (ARC 561, which includes site visits) and an architectural history or a professional elective. Architecture students may choose to enroll in an additional elective from the variety of offerings courses at the Syracuse Center.

Program Details
  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Open to visiting students
  • Credit hours: 12-19
  • Applicants must have completed a minimum of two and a half years of architectural design
Academics

Qualified students enroll in 6 credits of design course work and participate in extensive field study. The program in London includes: Admission Requirements

Approval from the Syracuse University School of Architecture is required.

Portfolio requirements:

Submit a 12-20 page portfolio (not to exceed 9' by 12') consisting of previous architectural studio work. Applicants should not include original artwork. All items should indicate the approximate date of production and whether the work was a result of coursework, professional or freelance activities, or collaboration. All information submitted should include the applicant's name and date of birth.

Signature Seminar - Not Offered Fall 2017

(3 credits; optional for all London students)

Syracuse London offers students the opportunity to participate in a 3-credit Signature Seminar, "Sustainability and Environmental Justice in Europe."

Sustainability and Environmental Justice travels to Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland, where students see how progress towards sustainable development goals made in the Nordic countries compares to other parts of the region and the world.

The Campus in London: Faraday House

Situated mid-town, between the West End and downtown, Faraday House is on the edge of the Bloomsbury area, London's university quarter. The features of our facility are augmented by the University of London, including first-rate academic library and subsidized student union facilities.

To get a feel for what life is like on campus, check out the Syracuse London website.

Program Cost

The cost of the Syracuse London program includes Syracuse tuition and a program fee. Financial aid is available. For a complete breakdown of costs, we have prepared a budget sheet (London Planning Budget 2017-18.pdf) for students and their families.

Hear from Syracuse London Alumni!

Talk to our Syracuse London global ambassadors if you have any questions about the program - they are students who have just recently returned from a semester in London. You can also check out our program reviews on GoOverseas.com.

Contact
Caitlin Jarvis, admissions counselor for Syracuse London: cajarvis@syr.edu



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 09/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 01/16/2018 05/04/2018
NOTE: Dates are tentative and subject to change. Optional Pre-Semester Signature Seminar: January 5-15; optional Post-Semester Signature Seminar: May 6-17

** 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.