Application Deadline & Fee

February 1, 2024; $75
Application fee is non-refundable.

Program Dates

Travel: June 16- July 18, 2024                       Coursework June 16 - August 9

Program Details


Study Abroad in London explores British literature, art, philosophy, culture, and society in an international context, emphasizing the multicultural dynamics of Britain's past and present. Students will research and visit several historic sites throughout London, including the Tower of London; British Museum; Highgate Cemetery; St. Paul's Cathedral; The Victoria and Albert Museum; Westminster Abbey; and Strawberry Hill House. We will also visit Oxford and the Lake District. Students will explore the cultural and historical contexts out of which Britain’s global significance in humanistic inquiry developed and in which it continues to thrive. Students also will incorporate experiential learning into course assignments, moving beyond the classroom and into the living present through walking tours, independent research, theater, and national archives.

Program Sites:

  • London
  • Lake District
  • Oxford



Anticipated Curriculum

*Students are expected to enroll in two of the following courses for this study abroad.


ENGL 373R- Literature of Cultures and Places: "Transatlantic Literatures: Britain and the Caribbean"

ENGL 220G - Introduction to World Literature

ENGL 276R  - Themes in Literature: "Filthy Victorians"

ENGL 2620 - British Literature from 1800 to Present


  • Honors students may substituteENGL 276R or ENGL 220G for their Modern Legacies (HONR 2100) requirement. Please meet with Honors Advisor Dave Oakeson for more information (
  • Humanities students may substitute any of these four ENGL classes for HUM major course credit (2200, 204G, 320R, 330R, and/or 325R), as needed and appropriate, subject to department approval. Please meet with Humanities Advisor Rocky Williamson for more information (




Program Requirements*

Must be 18 years of age at the time of departure

Minimum G.P.A.: 2.0

Must complete ENGL 1010 for ENGL 2620 and 276R; Must complete ENGL 2010for ENGL 373R.

Physical Requirements: Students will do a fair amount of walking in London and on-site visits to attractions. Students should be able to walk 1-3 miles per day.

Each international destination has its own Covid-19 rules and it is the traveler's responsibility to find out what is required. UVU will not be responsible for covering the cost of hotel quarantine or COVID testing in foreign destinations. Students may be required to test negative for COVID at their own expense by host countries as a condition for entry.

*Accessibility services vary from country to country. Contact the Office of Education Abroad if you require such services. Students with significant physical or mental health needs should discuss their suitability for study abroad travel with their medical professional, UVU Student Health Services, UVU Accessibility Services, and/or family before making the decision to apply.

Estimated Program Fee*

Fee covers in-country housing and transportation, tours, international insurance. The program fee does not include the listed Additional Estimated Costs. 


*This cost is tentative and based on program plans and the exchange rate at the time it was posted. This cost may or may not be updated due to exchange-rate fluctuations, program revisions , and program date changes.

*Within 5 days of acceptance into a Study Abroad program, you will be required to pay a $500 non-refundable commitment deposit to confirm your spot. See the Refunds and Cancellation policy.

Additional Estimated Costs

The student is responsible for these additional costs:

  • UVU study abroad tuition* ($990 for 6 credits at $165 per credit hour)
  • International Flight (approx $1200-$2000+)
  • Meals (approx $650)
  • Transportation ($250 for an Oyster Card to get around London)
  • Discretionary spending (approx $100 - $500 based on personal spending needs)
  • Passport ($165)

Students over the age of 73 at the time of travel may be required to purchase a supplemental international health and evacuation insurance plan through GeoBlue (approx $200-$500+)

Students should be prepared to pay out-of-pocket for travel disruptions including lost luggage, possible COVID tests or quarantine stays if required by the host country for entry or exit, missed flights, etc.

All students are required to pay a $75 non-refundable application fee .


*UVU study abroad tuition is charged as an additional study abroad fee in your student account. It is separate from the study abroad program fee and regular UVU summer tuition. It is not factored into the "equal payment" calculation of the UVU Tuition Table. Study Abroad students are advised to only take study abroad courses during the block of their study abroad program.


There are some scholarship opportunities that are available from UVU and nationally. These scholarships are competitive and have varying application dates. Please click here for more information.

Financial Aid

Pell Grants and Student Loans may be applied to the program, based on eligibility. Speak to the UVU Study Abroad Advisor (LA 111) and a Financial Aid Advisor for more information (BA 105).

UVU Faculty/Staff Dependent Tuition Waiver benefits may not be used to pay for study abroad tuition or fees.

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Travel Report

Students are strongly encouraged to read the U.S. State Department’s country information webpage for the most up-to-date information on travel advisories, entry, exit, and visa requirements, safety, security, health, and other important travel factors.