Study Abroad Opportunity: United Kingdom

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United Kingdom
British Literature & Culture in Context 
Spring Semester, 2018
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ORMSKIRK, UNITED KINGDOM - This program will take place at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk, situated near Liverpool and Manchester in a 1th Century market town. Students will visit the physical settings of some of the most important authors in the English literary tradition, including Shakespeare, the British Romantic poets and Charles Dickens. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to work on their own writing as they experience and explore the United Kingdom.

Living in dormitories at Edge Hill University alongside British students while studying and visiting important cultural sites, students are immersed in the culture of the U.K .. And with weekends free, there is a lot of opportunity for independent travel and exploration.

Excursions & Highlights

•    Visit the physical settings of some of the most important authors in the English literary tradition, including Shakespeare, the British Romantic poets, and Charles Dickens

•    Focus on your reading and writing skills surrounded by the inspiring landscapes of English literature
•    Excursions to Liverpool, Manchester, the Lake District, and Stratford-Upon-Avon


Courses Offered  
Undergraduate students will register for a total of 6 credits: 
ENG 440 Major Authors (3 credits) 
ENG 495 English Capstone (3 credits) 

Graduate students will register for a total of 6 credits:
ENG 608 British Literature Seminar (3 credits)
ENG 661 Author/Topic Seminar (3 credits) 
 

Dates and Deadlines
This program will tentatively take place from early May to early June. Applications are due in early February. 

Housing
Students will stay in on-campus resident halls.

Eligibility
Open to all majors. Junior class standing required. 
2.0 GPA (undergraduate) or 3.0 GPA (graduate) required. 
Non-GVSU students are eligible. Visit the website for details. 

Cost 
Program Fee:  $4,497 (paid to GVSU).  
Includes:
•    Round-trip airfare
•    Accommodation
•    Field trips and fees
•    All ground transportation
•    Some meals
•    6 credits
•    Additional meals ($400)
•    Personal expenses($250)
•    Passport/Photos ($140)
•    ISIC card - optional ($28)

Tuition 
$3,150 - Undergraduate OR $3,762 - Graduate (paid to GVSU) 

Other Expenses: $818 (estimate) 
 

Total Estimated Cost: Undergraduate ($8,465) OR Graduate ($9,077)

Applying
Students can use financial aid, scholarships, grants, personal funds and alternative loans to fund study abroad. Scholarship options include but are not limited to the Faculty-Led Program Grant ($1,500). Faculty-Led program grants are need-based and limited.

For more information on funding, visit www.gvsu.edu/studyabroad 

English Faculty
Dr. Jo Miller
Dr. Kathleen Blumreich

 



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