International Accounting in London
Spend the summer in London while earning credit for your MPA degree in one of the financial capitals of the world.
Participants will take 2 courses, for a total of 6 graduate credits.
Students will also have the opportunity to experience London's world-class museums, theater and dining. Famous landmarks and institutions include Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, The British Museum, The National Gallery, Tower Bridge, the London Eye, and West End
- Academic Term: Summer Session I
- Program Dates: June 1 - July 8, 2023
- Credits: 6 UT credits
- Eligibility: tMPA & iMPA students w/ min. 3.0 GPA
- Prerequisites: tMPA - ACC 381 (required), ACC 380K.11 (recommended), iMPA - ACC 355, 356, 358C, 359
- Program Code: 350175
*Applications for Summer 2023 will be open Oct 1-15
About the Program
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
This program is open to tMPA and iMPA students with a minimum UT and Accounting GPA of 3.0. Please note, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of the following courses by summer of participation:
tMPA: ACC 381 (required); ACC 380K.11 (recommended)
iMPA: ACC 355, ACC 356, ACC 358C and ACC 359
UT Austin does not require students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 to participate in study abroad programs.
However, our international partners and/or the country (ies) you are entering may have their own policies and laws surrounding vaccination to which you could be required to adhere. BBA International Programs strongly recommends that students who wish to participate in a study abroad program get vaccinated.
Classes usually take place Monday-Thursday (usually 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Some afternoon or Friday classes possible. Students are strongly urged to refrain from making weekend travel plans until receipt of finalized schedule. Absence from class will not be permitted.
ACC 380K.19 - International Accounting Policies and Procedures– Taught by UT faculty
MAN 385 - Contemporary Business Issies & The EU - Taught by local faculty
Questions about this program? Contact Aleksandra Wingate.
Fees and Tuition
FEES AND TUITION
2022 Program Fee: $7,500*
- *Summer 2023 program fee will be posted when it becomes available
- Program fees are subject to change
- For information on scholarships and financial aid, please visit our funding page.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM FEE?
- Tuition for 6 graduate credits (3 hours of UT tuition + 3 hours of partner tuition)
- Weekly cultural excursions
- Welcome and farewell receptions
- Visits to local companies
- 24/7 assistance from on-site staff familiar with language/culture
- Pre-departure sessions
- Re-entry guidance for recruiting
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM FEE?
- Texas Global Fee ($75)
- Overseas insurance
- Local transportation
- Personal expenses (toiletries, shopping, traveling, etc.)
Company visits are an important component of the program. They are designed to provide students with a firsthand look at important local industries, business practices, or politics. Company visits will vary on a yearly basis.
Cultural excursions provide students with an opportunity to experience the local environment. Weekly outings, including admission fees, are coordinated on behalf of the group. These events are built into the program and participation at each event is mandatory.
Excursions will vary on a yearly basis. Past excursions include:
- West End play
- City of London Museum
- London Docklands
- Double decker bus city tour
- London Eye
Housing and Transportation
HOUSING AND TRANSPORTATION
Students will stay in shared apartments and can request a roommate.
Earliest check-in to dorms: June 1, 2023
Latest check-out from dorms: July 8, 2023
Participants will book their flights on their own and will arrange their own transportation from the airport to the dorm.
Visa and Passport Information
VISA AND PASSPORT INFORMATION
Passports must be valid for at least 6 months after the end of the study abroad trip. Texas Global Passport Services can process passport applications.
Due to COVID-19, U.S. passports are taking an exceptionally long time to be processed. If you are even considering a study abroad program and you do not have a passport (or your passport will expire within 6 months of the end of your program), you should apply for one now.
U.S. CITIZENS TRAVELING TO LONDON
U.S. citizens traveling to London will not require a visa to study in the United Kingdom for less than 6 months.
OTHER NATIONALITIES TRAVELING TO LONDON
Depending on nationality, non-US citizens may or may not require a visa. Please visit the U.K. Border Agency Home Office website to view requirements for each nationality.
It is the student’s responsibility to research specific requirements for their nationality, and to apply for their visa, if necessary. At the student’s request, we will provide additional program-related documentation to support their visa application, such as an official letter, enrollment status at UT, housing and insurance coverage. Students are also encouraged to request formal documentation of student enrollment status from the UT Registrar's Office and are required to notify Texas Global of their travel plans.