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  • Locations: Glasgow, Scotland; London, England
  • Program Terms: August Intersession
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: August Intersession
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Advisor: Veronica Mobley Housing Options: Hotel/Hostel
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Type: U of A Faculty-Led
Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisite: 0 none
Language Courses Offered: NO Credit Type: U of A Credit
Open to non-U of A students?: NO Credit Hours Available: 3 Credit Hours
Area of Study: Nursing, Pre-Nursing Program Duration: 2 weeks
Open to Graduate Students?: NO
Program Description:



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Once applications open, click the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page to begin. 

When your application is completed, your application will be reviewed and a decision will be made. You will be notified of the decision through the HogsAbroad portal.

If you don't yet have your passport, don't worry! You do not need a physical copy of your passport in order to apply for the program. However, if you don't already have a passport, please be proactive and begin your passport application today.



Application Deadlines: 

*Priority Deadline:   December 1, 2017
**Regular Deadline:  February 1, 2018

*Program may fill before regular deadline; therefore, early application is advised
**Post-priority applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the regular deadline

This course is designed to compare and contrast US Health care with other areas outside of the US:  Glasgow, Scotland & London, England.  This comparison will focus on how the US, Scotland, and England apply community health concepts to promote and restore health in the community settings.  Additionally understanding and focus related to the history of nursing and differences in nursing roles outside of the US will be included. 
This course provides an immersion experience creating opportunity for a comparative analysis of evidence-based practices of health care prevention, diagnosis, and delivery with a specific focus on the role of nursing in the community.  The opportunity to gain valuable historical knowledge of nursing practice and the evolving role of health care internationally will create a broader view of health care and the role of the nurse.


Students must:
Be Pre-Nursing and Nursing majors enrolled in Eleanor Mann School of Nursing. Do not need to be in Honors Program to apply.
Undergraduates should have completed at least 24 credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better at the time of application.


Credit Issued By:  University of Arkansas 

Credit Hours: Three (3) credit hours

Course:  NURS 4913H Honors Independent Study Nursing


Housing in London will be in downtown apartments. Students will share apartments with 1-2 roommates, but should have their own room. Apartments are withing walking distance to many local activities and are within walking distance to the subway.

Housing in Glasgow will be in student housing. Students will have individual rooms with common kitchen and a gathering room. Housing complex is withing walking distance to most of city, subway, and train station.


Students will have late afternoons and evenings free to interact with local community.
  • British Museum with lecture on Making of Thoroughly Modern Medicine walking tour
  • Explore culture and ethics: health, human rights and social justice Royal London Hospital Museum with tour
  • Florence Nightingale Museum with tour of St. Thomas Hospital - A focus on history of Nursing and relationship with global nursing
  • Bethlem Royal Hospital Museum – An interactive historical tour examining diagnosis and treatment of mental health
  • An introduction to health care system in Europe with emphasis on Evidence Based Practice in the community setting Lochgoilhead Medical Center
  • An evaluation of health care in rural Scotland Dunoon Hospital
  • Harry Potter WB Studios


Financial aid and scholarships are available to U of A students.  

In many cases, you can also use your current scholarships and financial aid to help finance your program.  If you receive scholarships, grants, or loans as a U of A student, please contact your Financial Aid Advisor in Silas Hunt Hall (479-575-3806) to see how much of your current aid package you’ll be able to utilize towards this summer study abroad program or to apply for loans. Criteria for scholarships vary, and students should read eligibility requirements carefully. 

U of A students should check out additional funding opportunities on our website.  
This list is not comprehensive.


For additional information about courses or program content, contact appropriate faculty:

Marilou Shreve DNP, RN
Assistant Professor            

For assistance with the application process, costs, travel arrangements, etc., contact the Office of Study Abroad.

This program is currently not accepting applications.