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CofC in the United Kingdom 2018: English Literature

Term To Study: Summer 2018
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2018
Program Starts: May 16, 2018
Program Ends: May 31, 2018
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $4,500
Contact Phone: 843-953-0441
Contact Name: Center For International Education
Contact Email:
What is Included: - Airfare
- Lodging
- Breakfasts
- Ground transportation
- Excursion costs
- International Student ID Card
- Overseas medical insurance
- $50 non-refundable application fee (will only be reimbursed if a student is not accepted into the program or the program is cancelled)

* Program fee subject to change
What is not Included: - Tuition for six credits and associated fees
- Most meals
- Passport fees
- Personal expenses
Estimated Costs: In addition to the program fee, students will be charged tuition for their courses.

The out of state tuition for classes associated with travel are discounted from the Fall and Spring rates.

Scholarships up to $1,500 are available to support CofC degree seeking students. Eligibility is based on demonstrated financial need, academic merit, 2 faculty recommendations and a personal statement. The application can be found on the CIE website, under Study Abroad > Scholarships
Program Description


Students enroll in the following two courses:

ENGL 350: J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter (3 credits)
ENGL 360: Magic in British Literature (3 credits)


This program will offer two courses, ENGL 350: J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter and ENGL 360: Magic in British Literature. In the last two weeks of May students will visit sites associated with the Harry Potter books and films, beginning in Scotland with a ride on the steam train that inspired the Hogwarts Express. Students will also tour places in Edinburgh associated with the writing of the series. The program will then head south to visit sites such as museums and castles in York, Oxford, and London. The program will conclude with a visit to Leavesden and the Warner Brother Studios.

Students should expect some walking uphill and some pleasant walks in the country.


-Students must have an overall GPA of 2.5
-Students must already possess a valid passport, or be able to obtain a valid passport


Dr. Cynthia Lowenthal
Department of English

Dr. Lowenthal is a Professor of English specializing in Restoration and 18th Century literature. Her special interests include early modern women's writing, emergent capitalism and urbanism as represented in literature, and shifting definitions of identity during this period.

Dr. Trish Ward
Department of English

Dr. Ward is a Professor of English specializing in medieval literature, with academic interests in other authors, including Jane Austen and J.k. Rowling. She has co-directed several study abroad programs in the UK, Ireland, and Italy.

Note: For questions regarding on-site program details and course content, please contact the program directors. Any inquiries regarding application processing, billing, or scholarship opportunities can be directed to the Center for International Education (contact information listed above).

*A minimum number of participants is required for all study abroad programs to run

Quick Facts

Population: 63047162
Capital: London
Per-capita GDP: $ 36600
Size: 243610 km2
Time Zone: (GMT) Dublin

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