Program Details

This program is open to all Mason and non-Mason students who are junior or senior standing prior to the program, or graduate students! Students can earn 6 undergraduate or graduate credits while participating in this program (that means a full semester o
Location:
Oxford, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
What better place to spend a summer abroad, earning academic credit than at one of the world's most prestigious university's, Oxford? Students will have the opportunity to earn academic credits while absorbing the culture that this 14th century university offers!

This program is open to all Mason and non-Mason students who are junior or senior standing prior to the program, or graduate students! Students can earn 6 undergraduate or graduate credits while participating in this program (that means a full semester of graduate credits over the summer). Students will have the opportunity to take courses in Sociology, Anthropology, History, and English through either the English Literature or History, Politics & Society tracks. Students will also have downtown to explore Oxford as well as venture to London (only an hour away), Bath, and more! This program is a resident credit program and will be accompanied by Professor Randolph Lytton. Students will be taught by Oxford professors but will earn Mason credits.

Program Dates: July 6-26, 2014 There are additional materials needed for the Oxford Summer School Program. They are: 1. A brief statement of purpose (350-400 words) detailing your academic reasons for wishing to attend the summer school. This should include what you hope to get out of the programme, and what you are likely to contribute to the intellectual life of the summer school. This may include details of literature courses you have previously taken, or the relevance of the summer school to your present course of study or professional development. If you are applying for the graduate strand of the programme it is essential that you clearly state your reasons for wishing to enrol on specific seminars. 2. An official copy of your transcript. 3. A letter of recommendation, from a current or former faculty member. 4. Five passport-sized photographs (i.e. 3 x 3.5cm, or 1.25 x 1.5in), with your *full name* printed on the back of each. These are for library registration and administrative purposes. 5. 2 page paper application from Oxford (contact the email address below for the application)
Cost:
Application fee: $100 Application deadline: February 17, 2014 Program Fee: $6,983 The program cost will include tuition, housing, all meals except Sat. & Sun. lunches, pre-departure orientation, Emergency evacuation insurance, pre-departure orientation and an official certificate of participation from Oxford

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