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Learn how

Complete your Humanities & Arts requirement with a focus in music in London!

Complete 3 HUA courses (a full unit) in E term (May 3 - June 21) during the summer when you have flexible time, and get a full term ahead!

Free yourself up later to spend a term doing a paid co-op instead of taking classes!

-Taking three HUA music courses over the summer puts you a full term ahead of schedule in terms of graduation!
-Summer tuition typically gets a substantial discount, which means you save money!
-Complete your HUA requirement in London: 2 music courses + a capstone or 3 music out the specific project details (focus in music history (rock/pop, classical...), technology, composition, performance, etc.) with the WPI music faculty advisors during the D term prep, and create three unique projects that fit your degree needs and interests!



Hey Jude, study music from the London perspective! Arrange a project that focuses on the current state of music in London, or some aspect of choral or instrumental music in London, or combine an emphasis in history with a study in music!



Like to compose? Let London be your muse!


Musical Sites

See famous places in the development of Western music!


Music History

Explore the history of music in London!


Musical Theatre

Study how London music works with theatre!


Religious Music

Get your motet on by studying the role of music in English religion!


Your Own Idea

Discuss your own music projects the advisor to make it happen!

Make a personalized project-based course plan with the WPI music faculty advisors in D term.
Study one or more music topics in musicand get 3 course credits toward completing your HUA requirement!

Take a look at some past London music projects!

Discuss potential projects with your music faculty advisors during the D term HU2900 prep (1/6 credit), and pursue your own interests in music.

Studying in the summer costs less than studying on campus! Stay in the center of London, and knock out your HUA requirement in music!

-take 2 HUA courses + the capstone in the area of music


We stay in the beautiful flats centrally located in London provided by Acorn Housing. You won't find a cheaper, more attractive housing option right in the center of London than what we're able to provide through WPI's connection with Acorn!

Only $3,695.00 total housing for 7 weeks in London!


You didn't think you'd be stuck inside in the summer did you? Your personal course objectives are set up and agreed upon between you and your WPI music faculty advisor during the 1/6 credit HU2900 prep (D term) before we leave the States. When we arrive in London, you pursue those objectives by seeing London; go to concerts, see street performers, see the sights, and check in with your music faculty advisor in regular status meetings. You can also work in a group if you prefer--sign up with a friend!

WPI typically offers a 30% tuition discount on summer courses! That comes to about $7,700 total for the 3 courses.

Get around

See London your way! Take the tube around the city or walk it! Fly to London for our trip, and then fly around Europe instead of going home! We've estimated your costs for food, travel, tourism, and commuting, but you can make your own arangements!

We estimate about $3,250 for your travel, tourism, food, and other costs.

Interested? You should be!

Get more info or Apply now!

Deadline to Apply is January 11, 2019!


Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.

Samuel Johnson

...the spirit of the Londoner stands resolute and undismayed.

George VI

I have sailed the world, beheld its wonders...there's no place like London!

Sweeney Todd

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