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Destinations! London, England

Fall or Spring Semester

APPROXIMATE DATES
FALL: September 1 - December 15
SPRING: January 1 - April 15

“To be tired of London is to be tired of life.” — Ben Johnson


 

 
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point provides extraordinary study programs to those wishing an education beyond the bounds of the classroom or campus.  Since 1969 both the Spring and the Fall Britain programs have allowed students to experience Britain, and especially London. This is your chance to become a University of London student with all the privileges that affords you. There is no better way to bolster your résumé.

 

Application Deadline:  April 1 (spring semester)/March 1 (fall semester) of the prior academic year for guaranteed consideration; though late applications can sometimes be accommodated. Please check with the International Programs Office for available positions.

Go to the Applications page to find out how to get an application.


Eligibility

Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors from all disciplines with academic focus, maturity, motivation, and an international perspective.  A cumulative GPA of at least 2.75 is required.

 

Cost Includes:

  • 14-15 Week Academic Program.
  • Air Travel, Chicago-London (arrangements can be made to depart from other major airports). Return from continental Europe in the Spring, London in the Fall.
  • Sponsored entry tour of England to include stops such as Bath, Wells, Stonehenge, Canterburty, Hastings, Dover, Salisbury and Brighton. 
  • Room in central London, breakfasts, and most lunches and suppers: International Student House: ISH.
  • UWSP tuition for Wisconsin Residents (Minnesota students qualify for reciprocity, surcharge for other out-of-staters pay ONLY $1,000).
  • UW-System Mandatory Health/Travel Insurance.
  • Plan your budget to cover: passport, personal expenses and fees for classes such as Drama.


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Entry/Exit Itinerary

At the beginning of each term students will participate in an inclusive, week-long study tour to highlight some of southern England's most historic sites.   Accommodations in youth hostels, travel by train and/or bus.


Classes

Classes are held on the University of London Birkbeck campus in the very heart of London.  Classes are taught by University of London faculty.

 


Sample Core Class List

These classes have all been assigned UWSP course numbers below.  

 

COURSE LIST Britain   

 

 
Also:  WELLNESS 199 A/A ‑ Independent Study.  1 cr.  Obtain standardized forms and requirement packets from the International Programs Office.  GDR: WL A/A
 
The list below gives you the UWSP course numbers for the classes that you can take in London.
 
 
 
UW-Stevens Point Course Number and Title
U of L Birkbeck Course Title
 
ART 397 – Art History in International                  Three cr.
Programs.  Subt.: Modern Art in London    GDR: HU1 / GEP: ART, GA, XL
Aspects of Modern Art
in London
 
ART 397 – Art History in International                  Three cr.
Programs.  Subt.: British Art and Architecture in
London                                                        GDR: HU1 / GEP: ART, GA, XL
British Art and Architecture in London
 
BUS 327 – Managing Global Organizations.        Three cr.
                           PREREQ.: BUS 320 OR 325
International Business
 
BUS 339 – International Marketing.                       Three cr.                     
                  PREREQ.:  BUS 330            
Globalisation and Regionalisation
 
BUS 490 – Special Topics in Business                 Three cr.              Administration.  Subt.: Environmental
Management and Business
Environmental Management and Business
 
BUS 490 – Special Topics in Business                 Three cr.  Administration.   Subt.: Sports Management
Sports Business Management
 
COMM 362 – Topics in Film History.                     Three cr.
Subt.: British and European Cinema               GDR:HU1 / GEP: ART
British and
European Cinema
 
COMM 359 – Topics in Broadcasting.                   Three cr.
Subt.: Media Forms and Institutions in Britain
Media Forms and
Institutions in Britain
 
ENGL 311 – English Novel (British).                      Three cr.
                                                                        GDR: HU2 / GEP:  HU
The Twentieth-Century British Novel
 
ENGL 334 – Shakespeare.                                      Three cr. 
Tragedies and Later Plays.                             GDR: HU2 / GEP:  HU
Shakespeare in London
 
ENGL 383 – Themes in Literature.                         Three cr.
Subt.: London in Literature, 1837-1984           GEP: HU
London in Literature,
1837-1984
 
HIST 396 – Regional History through                    Three cr.
Study Abroad.  Subt.: Modern London           GDR: HU4 / GEP: HU
London: The Growth of a Modern World City
 
HIST 396 – Regional History through                    Three cr.
Study Abroad.  Subt.: Britain since 1945       GDR: HU4 / GEP: HU
Modern British Society since 1945
 
PHIL 100 – Introduction to Philosophy.                Three cr.
                                                                        GDR: HU3 / GEP: HU
Philosophy
 
POLI 361 – West European Politics.                      Three cr.
                                                                         GDR: SS1 / GEP: SS
Modern British Politics
 
PSYC 320 – Social Psychology.                             Three cr.
                     PREREQ.: PSYC 110                 GDR: SS1 / GEP: SS
Social Psychology
 
THEA 329 – Theatre as a Popular Art.                   Three cr.
                                                                         GDR:HU1 / GEP: ART
Modern Theatre and
the London Stage
 
WLNS 199 – Independent Study.                  One cr.  Obtain standard forms and requirement packets from the International Programs Office.              GDR:WL A/A
 
 

Special Offers

A second semester option based in Krakow, Poland will also be available. For fulltime Wisconsin resident tuition and room and board this trip will come in at approximately $5,800-6,300! See UWSP International Programs Staff for details.

We might also suggest that you begin your orientation by visiting the VERY useful Anglo-American web site; this is the agency that helps place our London interns:
http://www.angloamerican.uk.com/studentLife.htm



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