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London

GSS is very pleased to offer our master of social work students the opportunity to take an elective taught by Fordham University faculty at Fordham University's London Centre.

The London Summer Program highlights the rich history of the settlement house movement in London and New York City and its role in the formation the social work profession and social welfare.

Faculty will facilitate structured opportunities for students to integrate their community-based and classroom experiences and learning and enhance the international comparative nature of their study abroad.

Courses

This summer courses will run for three weeks at Fordham University's London Centre.


The courses and community and agency visits will be focused on current settlement house practices and their local contexts. Particular attention will be focused on structures, processes, and methods that empower communities and build the capacities of individuals, families, groups, and organizations through community-based practice and group work.

Eligibility

Students must have completed the Foundation Phase of the MSW program.

Tuition

The cost for each course is the same as our regular tuition, plus a $300 administration fee. Students are responsible for the cost of airfare and housing. Students will arrange for their airfare and housing.

Application

Registration is currently closed for our London Summer Program. Please check back in Spring 2020 for updated registration information.