For those focusing on Law and Criminology, many locations offer a wealth of opportunities.  You may wish to look at locations such as Ireland, Scotland, The Netherlands or the UK.  Here you can find a sample itinerary, outlining how a faculty-led Criminology programme in London might look. Anglo Educational Services will work with you to customise a truly inspiring Criminology programme in Europe.  This itinerary can easily be adapted for shorter durations.

All AES groups have access to 24 hour emergency assistance throughout the programme

Day 1

MORNING Arrive in London and transfer to hotel by private coach
AFTERNOON Free time to acclimatise
EVENING Meal and introduction session in a local restaurant

When you arrive in London you will be met by your private motor coach which will transport you to your accommodation. A pack containing any pre-purchased travelcards, plus directional maps, will have been left for the group leader upon arrival.

This evening your group will enjoy a meal in a local restaurant which will give everybody a chance to meet each other, and share what you will be doing during the next three weeks.

MORNING Orientation session with Anglo Educational staff and Police Officer
AFTERNOON Guided tour of London with coach and accredited guide

An orientation session will be held for your group at the Anglo Educational Services Study Centre in conjunction with AES staff. This session will cover health and safety, how to use public transport as well as offering helpful hints for your stay.

Following this orientation session, you will board your coach for a guided tour of London with a specialist guide. Don’t forget your cameras, as there will be many photo opportunities during this tour. Your coach will drop you back at your accommodations for you to have a free evening.

MORNING Visit to The Law Commission. Meeting with Senior staff at the Law Commission.
AFTERNOON Lecture on UK Government and Politics

Today your morning will commence with a visit to the Law Commission. The Law Commission is the independent statutory body which aims to keep law fair, contemporary, cost effective and easy to understand. It was created to keep the law under review and to recommend necessary reforms. You will meet with senior members of staff to discuss the law process throughout England, how the law is structured, and the work of the Law Commission.

After an independent lunch, you will make your way to the AES Study Centre where you will be greeted by your lecturer who will offer an overview on British life and culture with a focus on Government and Politics. The lecturer, a specialist in the field, will cover a wide variety of topics and themes pertinent to the field, including current affairs, the UK political system and structure, and a comparison of the different political parties.

MORNING Visit to charity campaigning on behalf of victims of torture. Meeting with Press Officer.
AFTERNOON Classroom session with accompanying Faculty member

Your day will commence with a visit to a charity looking at victims of crime and torture. You will have the opportunity to speak not only with those involved in the charity, but also victims of torture and crimes. This first-hand experience will allow the group to really understand the importance of the work done by this charity and the impact it has on people’s lives.

This afternoon you will have the opportunity to regroup for a classroom session with your accompanying faculty member.

MORNING Walking tour-Talk on history of policing in the UK and foundation of Scotland Yard. Development of policing by consent, the law and Parliament.
AFTERNOON Visit to the Crown Prosecution Service with Senior Policy Advisor and Colleagues

Wear your walking shoes this morning, as you will be taking in the sights of London with your own private guide. Your tour guide, a former Police Officer and criminal justice expert will walk you through London’s streets focusing on the history of the police, criminal law, and major crimes that have taken place in London.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Crown Prosecution Service, also known as the CPS. Here you will be guided though the prosecution process. Senior figures will explain the role of the CPS, how cases are reviewed and give you a detailed insight into the way in which the criminal justice system works.

MORNING Opening Ceremony at the Tower of London. Guided tour of the Tower of London with a focus on capital punishment
AFTERNOON Classroom session with accompanying faculty member

This morning you will be up bright and early to visit the Tower of London. You will witness a very special ceremony, which is only available to view from within the Tower for groups. The ceremony includes a military escort and march which opens the Tower for the day. After this ceremony, you  will meet your guide who will take you around the Tower, discussing the history of the Tower, torture, and the secrets held within, including the mystery of the Princes in the Tower.

This afternoon you will have the second of your classroom session with your accompanying faculty member.


Today you will have the day free from any educational activities, in order to relax, sightsee, and take stock of what you have seen over the last few days.  Why not make the most of the great public transport system in the UK and travel to Scotland, or even hop over to Paris on the Eurostar.


Your second free day will allow you to continue to explore London or your chosen destination.

MORNING Visit to law reform and human rights charity with Senior Legal Officer
AFTERNOON Classroom session with accompanying faculty member

This morning you will proceed to the offices of one of the UK’s leading charities, committed to legal reform, human rights and promoting improvements to the British Legal System. On this visit, you will be meeting with senior policy officers, looking at the organisation as a whole and the impact it has on the British system of justice.

Following the field trip, in the afternoon it is time for a classroom session with your accompanying faculty member.

MORNING Day trip to Bath
AFTERNOON Walking tour of Bath & entrance to Roman Baths
EVENING Dinner in Bath and coach back to London

This morning you will depart London via private motor coach for Bath. You will make your way through the winding Wiltshire countryside to the Roman city of Bath. Dating back to around AD43 this spa town is home to a wide range of different tourist attractions, including the Roman Baths Pump Room and Bath Abbey. Don’t forget to try one of the famous Sally Lunn buns, which are not to be confused with the Bath bun, which is smaller and sweeter. A visit to Bath isn’t complete without a wander around The Royal Crescent, one of the most picturesque streets in Britain.

Before departing Bath, you will have the opportunity to visit the Roman Baths and Pump Room. Located beneath street level this popular tourist attraction holds considerable historical significance. You will also enjoy an early evening dinner in Bath before returning to London.

MORNING Walking tour of Criminal London
AFTERNOON Visit to Police Station

Today will begin with a walking tour of London, with your own private guide. Your tour guide, an expert in Criminal Justice and the British Legal system, will offer an overview of crime in London, talking you through various infamous crimes and touching on the criminal lives of people such as The Kray Twins, even visiting The Blind Beggar, a pub in Whitechapel which was the scene of an infamous Kray crime.

To complement this tour, after free time for lunch you will make your way to one of London’s largest police stations, where you will meet with one of their leading authorities on security and terrorism. Subject to security, you may also be able to undertake a tour of the custody suite and interview rooms, while even getting to try out the cells.

MORNING Presentation with Project Co-ordinator of leading charity looking at crimes against women
AFTERNOON Classroom session with accompanying faculty member
EVENING Jack The Ripper Walking tour

This morning you will be visiting a charity focusing on crimes against women. A representative from the organisation will speak to the group about a wide range of issues facing women both in the UK and developing countries including rape, honour killings and FGM.

Following this you will meet at the AES Study Centre for a classroom session.  In the early evening, you will meet your private guide, an expert in the life of Jack the Ripper, one of London’s most notorious criminals. Your tour will focus around the Spitalfields area, where you will visit some of the exact spots where the crimes were committed in the East End and hear a full, detailed (and sometimes gruesome) account of the police investigations into his actions.

MORNING Visit to Victim Support with Executive Officer
AFTERNOON Entrance to the Museum of London

This morning you will be visiting Victim Support, the National charity for victims of crime in England and Wales. Here you will meet with a member of their executive team and compare and contrast the support system available for victims of crime.

Following the visit to Victim Support you will visit The Museum of London. This museum documents the history of London from the prehistoric times right up to the modern day. You will be free to explore the 9 galleries of the museum independently, at your own pace, allowing you to take in the wide, diverse, and sometimes criminal, history of one of the world’s most loved cities.


Another free weekend will allow you to revisit some of the attractions you have seen over the past few weeks, or even take a day trip outside of the city.

EVENING Dinner at a local restaurant


Your free day will give you free time to explore the city in more depth, and in the evening the whole group will join together for dinner at a local restaurant where you can discuss what you have learnt so far whilst as the same time enjoying the local cuisine.

MORNING Guided tour of The Inns of Court
AFTERNOON Classroom session with accompanying faculty member

In the morning you will meet your specialist guide at the Inns of Court. Said to be reminiscent of a cluster of Oxford or Cambridge Colleges in Central London, your guide will walk you through the historical area, covering a wide variety of different subjects relating to the legal system of England and Wales, and the role the four Inns play in serving as the professional associations for qualified barristers.

The afternoon will give you the opportunity to meet again in a classroom setting, at the AES Study Centre.

MORNING Classroom session with accompanying faculty member
AFTERNOON Visit to Parliament

Today will start with a classroom session with your faculty member.

Following this, you will visit the Houses of Parliament, also known historically as the Palace of Westminster. The Houses of Parliament are the seat of British Government. Your tour with a designated Parliamentary guide will take you into both the Commons and Lords chambers and the magnificent Westminster Hall, the oldest building in Parliament and only significant part of the ancient Palace which survives almost intact. You will learn about the British political system, the legislative process, and the importance of Memebers of Parliament to the UK public, which elects ‘MPs’ to represent their interests and concerns in the Commons.

MORNING Lecture from JP (Justice of the Peace) about the UK court system
AFTERNOON Visit to the City of London Police Museum

This morning will begin at the AES Study Centre where you will meet your lecturer for the morning. A local Justice of the Peace as well as a qualified tour guide, your lecturer will take you out into the city, getting you to participate in an interactive lecture focusing on the court system in England and Wales.

Your guide will then take you to the City of London Police Museum, where you will have another guided tour. This small museum charts the history of crime and policing in the City of London. You will also gain an insight into how social changes affect the work of the police force.

MORNING Entrance to the Clink Prison Museum
AFTERNOON Meeting with the Refugee Council

The Clink Prison museum is situated on the site of what is believed to be one of England’s oldest prisons. You will get to have a very hands on educational experience, where you can hold original artefacts, including torture devices, as well as having the opportunity to hear about the history of the prison, which spans more than 600 years and offers insight into legal, political and social change in England through the centuries.

In the afternoon you will learn about the important work of the Refugee Council. The Refugee Council has been assisting refugees in the UK since 1951, and works to support them both practically and emotionally.  They are the only organisation in the UK aiding refugee children nationally, as well as accommodating young asylum seekers arriving in the UK on their own.

EVENING Farewell Reception at local restaurant

To conclude your programme you will have a day where you can explore, and see anything that you have missed during your stay. The day will end with a farewell meal at a local restaurant. This will allow you the opportunity to try some traditional English fare and discuss your programme with your fellow students.

MORNING Private coach transfer to airport

This morning you will be transported to the airport via private coach for your flight home. We hope you have had a wonderful stay, and look forward to welcoming you to London again one day!

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