British Studies at Oxford Summer 2019

British Studies at Oxford

​Summer II 2019

Dates: July 26 - August 17, 2019

  • The British Studies at Oxford Program is designed to immerse students in the historical, cultural, and social milieu that has informed the ideas, events and works studied in our courses.

    Students enroll in four-week, four-credit courses of study in International Studies (Introduction to Britain), Literature (Drama: Plays in Performance), Literature (British Literature: Potter-ing through British Literature), Western Civilization (The Medieval World), Political Science (Britain and World Affairs since 1900), and History (Britain and World Affairs since 1900)

    Courses are taught by local faculty incorporating local resources (archives, museums, guest speakers, performances, and field trips).

    Residence at Worcester College of Oxford University is included in the program cost.

    Program cost includes walking tours of Oxford and Oxford museums, local recreation, and excursions to London (including entrance to the National Theatre, the Globe Theatre, the British Museum, the Imperial War Museum, and the British Library), and excursions to Stonehenge, Avesbury, and Salisbury Cathedral, and to the City of Bath. The excursion to the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio and the ticket surcharge for the Drama: Plays in Performance course carry an extra cost.

Deposit (non-refundable) (Upon Acceptance; Due March 1, 2019)$350
First Installment (Due April 1, 2019)$1,000
Second Installment (Due April 15, 2019)$1,000
Third Installment (Due May 1, 2019)$1,000
Balance (Due June 3, 2019)$2,645
Total Program Charges$5,995
Optional Add-ons
(Upgrade) Room with Private Bath (Upon Acceptance; Due March 1, 2019)$850
(Optional Excursion) Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio (Due May 1, 2019)$250
(Course Charge) Drama: Plays in Performance (Due May 1, 2019)$250

For more information, visit the program site or contact Dr. Susan Beckwith by e-mail at

All payments are non-refundable except in case of emergency or program cancellation. Requests for refunds will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.