Application Deadline & Fee

February 1, 2020; $75*
*The $75 application fee is non-refundable

Program Dates

June 29 - August 7, 2020
(6 weeks)

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; British Museum; Highgate Cemetery; William Shakespeare's Globe Theatre; St. Paul's Cathedral; The Victoria and Albert Museum; Westminster Abbey; and Portobello Road. We will also visit Stonehenge and Oxford.

The program will conclude with a week in Florence, exploring the literary, economic, and cultural cross-currents connecting British, American ,and Continental cultures. Students 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 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, UK
  • Florence, Italy

Anticipated Curriculum

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

Some of these courses are crosslisted.

ENGL 2610 crosslisted with HONR 2000
 ENGL 2610: "Medieval and Early Modern Cultures of the Book"  British Literature before 1800 or HONR 2000: Ancient Legacies (Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 or Honors Program)

ENGL 2620  "British Women Writers" British Literature after 1800
(Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005)

 ENGL 276R "Spatial Imagination and the Construction of Identity" Themes in Literature
(Prerequisite: ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005)

ENGL 3610 Medieval Literature
Prerequisite: ENGL 2010 and (ENGL 2610 or ENGL 2620), both with a grade of C- or higher and University Advanced Standing*

ENGL 3710 "British Women Writers" Literature by Women
Prerequisite: ENGL 2010 and University Advanced Standing*

*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 and onsite visits to attractions. Students with the ability to walk 1-3 miles should have no problem with the walking demand.

*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.

$4250

*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 ($990 for 6 credits at $165 per credit hour)
Roundtrip international airfare (approx $1550)
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.

Scholarships

There are some scholarship opportunities that are available from UVU and nationally. These scholarships are competitve and have varing application dates. Please click on the following here for more information.

Financial Aid & Employee Tuition Waivers

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

Employee Tuition Waivers (for dependants of UVU employees) may be used for Study Abroad tuition. See Human Resources for more information.

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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.