Program Dates

July 1- August 5, 2019 (5 weeks)

Application Deadline & Fee


Program Details

Study Abroad in London explores British literature , art, philosophy, culture ,and society in an international context, emphasizing the multicultural dynamics of Great Britain's past and present. Students will research and visit several historic sites throughout London, including the Tower of London; the Sigmund Freud Museum ; Highgate Cemetery; the National Portrait Gallery; the Tate Modern museum; William Shakespeare's Globe theatre; St. John's Cathedral; Buckingham Palace; Westminster Abbey; and Portobello Road. We will visit Stonehenge and the medieval Salisbury Cathedral, as well.

The program will conclude with a week in Barcelona, exploring the literary, economic, and imperial cross-currents connecting British, American, and Continental cultures. Stud ents will explore the cultural and historical contexts out of which London's global significance in humanistic inquiry developed and in which it continues to thrive. Students also will in orporate experiential learning in to course assignments, moving beyond the classroom and into the living present through walking tours, independent research, theater, and national archives.

Program Sites:

  • London, UK
  • Barcelona, Spain

Anticipated Curriculum

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

All courses will be cross-listed to maximize degree progress for prospective participants.

COURSE 1: ENGL 2620 or HONR 2100 The Gothic in Literature
                              ENGL 2620: British Literature after 1800 or HONR 2100: Modern
                              Legacies (Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 or Honors Program)

COURSE 2: ENGL 373R or HONR 2100 Space and the City: Literary
                           Explorations of London and Beyond.

                               ENGL 373R: Literature of Cultures and Places or HONR 2100: Modern
                               Legacies (Prerequisite: ENGL 2010/2020, *UAS or Honors Program)

COURSE 3: ENGL 474R or HONR 2000 British Fairytales and Fantasy
                               ENGL 474R: Topics in Folklore or HONR 2000: Ancient
                               Legacies (Prerequisite: ENGL 2210 , *UAS or Honors Program)

COURSE 4: ENGL 276R or HONR 2000 On Taste
                               ENGL 276R: Themes in Literature and HONR 2000: Ancient Legacies
                               (Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 or Honors Program)

*UAS (University Advanced Standing) = 24 credits completed, GPA 2.0 or higher MAT 1030 and ENGL 2010 or equivalent.

Program Requirements*

Must be 18 years of age at the time of departure

Minimum G.P.A.: 2.5

Physical Requirements: There will be a fair amount of walking in London plus onsite visits to attractions. Ability to walk 1-3 miles at a time.

*Accessibility services vary from country to country. Contact the Office of Global Engagement if you require such services.

Estimated Program Fee*

Fee Covers in-country transportation and lodging, excursions, entry fees and tickets,  international travel insurance.


*This cost is tentative and based on the current exchange rate and program plans. This cost may be updated due to exchange-rate fluctuations or program changes.

Additional Estimated Costs

UVU tuition ($165 per credit hour)
Roundtrip international airfare (approx $1100)
Meals (approx $500)
Discretionary spending (approx $200)
Passport (approx $135)
All students are required to pay a $75 application fee for all Study Abroad programs.

Tuition Waivers

Please contact the UVU Benefits Office for more information. In certain instances, tuition waivers may not apply for an international program.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Pell Grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to the program, based on eligibility. Applicant must have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (BA 105) and complete all necessary application forms for financial aid.

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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.