Program Details

Keble College was established in 1870 to extend access to Oxford University more widely. The College has a continuing commitment to inclusiveness, attracting students, irrespective of school, ethnicity, gender, social background, financial resources or na
Location:
Oxford, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:

Keble College was established in 1870 to extend access to Oxford University more widely. The College has a continuing commitment to inclusiveness, attracting students, irrespective of school, ethnicity, gender, social background, financial resources or nationality, who are passionate about their subject and want to develop it to the best of their ability. Keble presently has approximately 430 undergraduate and 250 graduate students. Keble's priority is to nurture learning and research within a comfortable and stimulating environment. It is a lively, diverse and inclusive College; it is also conveniently located in the city center, near many University Departments, the Science area, the Radcliffe Library, and the University Parks. Keble College offers George Mason University two spots in English and two spots in History.

Eligibility

  • Mason undergraduate students with a 3.70 grade point average or higher.
  • Have an academic focus on English or History.

Credits Offered

Students can transfer 30 undergraduate credits in their chosen discipline.

History Subjects: 

  • History of the British Isles: c. 300 - 1087; 1042-1330; 1330-1550; 1500-1700; 1685-1830; 1815-1924; and since 1900.
  • General History of these periods: 285-476; 476-750; 700-900; 900-1122; 1122-1273;1273-1409;1409-1525; 1500-1618; 1600-1715; 17-15-1799; 1789-1871; 1856-1914; 1914-1945; 1941-1973; 
  • Britain's North American Colonies-from settlement to independence, 1600-1812; 
  • From Colonies to Nations-the History of the United States 1776-1877; 
  • The History of the United States since 1863;
  • Imperial and Global History 1750-1914.

English Subjects:

  • Victorian Literature
  • Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Literature
  • Shakespeare
  • English Literature: 1100-1509; 1509-1642; 1642-1740; and 1740-1832

 

Academics at Oxford

Students interested in studying in Oxford over the academic year need to have high academic aspirations and be intellectually ambitious. Oxford students learn through a unique tutorial system. In a tutorial, a tutor and one, two, or three students spend an hour discussing the topic of the tutorial. Occasionally, a tutorial is replaced with faculty classes or seminars. Students are expected to do substantial independent library work and periodically produce written essays and oral presentations for their tutorials. Since the instruction is individualized, Oxford does not have a course catalog. Students in the Oxford Academic Year Experience study the same subjects and often share tutorials with Oxford students. The student's academic experience will closely resemble the experience of an Oxford second year undergraduate. Most Oxford undergraduate degrees are three year degree programs.

 

Cost:
Program Cost (2015-2016): $47,000 Included: 30 credits undergraduate Single room in college housing International Travel Insurance Pre-departure Orientation Administrative services in Oxford and at George Mason University Not included: Meals Transportation International airfare to and from Oxford Personal expenses

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