Partner Institution

New College of the Humanities (NCH) is a prestigious, university-level college in the heart of London, founded by the philosopher A.C Grayling, who is the college’s Master. Small by design, NCH offers a unique and broad liberal arts-inspired curriculum with highly personalized teaching. Humanities at NCH is understood in the broadest terms, from the creative arts to economics; students benefit from being in an interdisciplinary academic environment.

College Compatibility in England

The England Program curriculum was tailored to meet the academic needs and requirements of students in the following colleges.

Please see course offerings by college below:

Bouvé College of Health Sciences

College of Arts, Media and Design (CAMD) 

College of Engineering (COE)

College of Science (COS)

College of Social Sciences and Humanities (CSSH) 

D’Amore-McKim School of Business (DMSB) 

Khoury College of Computer Science 

Explore Program for Undeclared Students whose primary academic interest lies within one of the above colleges

The 2022 Program Course Description Guide provides a detailed list of all the courses offered as a part of The Program across each of our locations.

Course Logistics

You will learn more about the host institutions policies and expectations during on-location orientation. 

Class Schedule 

You will receive your class schedule when you arrive in England.


We recommend that you wait until arriving on location to purchase the necessary books. Required textbooks will be listed in your course syllabi during the first week of classes. It is generally a good idea to review a class’s syllabus before buying any materials. You can purchase books from Northeastern University – London at the start of the term from the bookseller on campus or order them online. If you need a calculator, double-check with your instructor or syllabus to be sure you select the correct model.

For more information about textbooks and Academic Handbooks, click here.

Grading Scale  

NCH uses the American grading system, meaning that grades will look similar to those earned in the US. The rubric is explained clearly at the beginning of the semester in each syllabus to ensure consistency and offer a guide from the beginning of the class. 

Academic Policies

Please visit New College of the Humanities’ website to review the Academic Handbook.Policies specific to the England 2022 semester will be reviewed during orientation.