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FSP

English and Creative Writing FSP London

London, United Kingdom

Program At a Glance

Terms Offered

Fall

Language

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English

Classes In

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English

Lodging

Flat/Apartment

Department

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English and Creative Writing

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

The Department of English and Creative Writing offers a foreign study program at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).  Queen Mary is  a highly prestigious university that boasts one of the world's finest and most innovative English departments. Students will  study with leading scholars and writers on QMUL's vibrant East End campus a short train ride away from the center of London. Students will take three classes in the Department of English and Drama (which also houses the creative writing program), supplemented by a weekly seminar with the Dartmouth faculty director and an independent project. 

Students on the English FSP enroll in English 90, 91, and 92. English 90 and 91 carry major and minor credit; English 92 does not, although it does carry college course credit. No FSP course may be used to satisfy the Culminating Experience requirement in any major.

THE STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCE

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Faculty Director

Curriculum

ENGL | 90 | 90:
Literature Course of Choice

ENGL | 91 | 90:
Literature Course of Choice

ENGL | 92 | 90: 
Literature Course of Choice, supplemented by research seminar run by FSP director

Prerequisites

Students must have completed all first-year requirements and one English course (other than English 7) with a grade of B or better. Students hoping to take a creative writing module at QMUL must have completed one creative writing course in an appropriate genre, also with a grade of B or better, in addition to their one English course. 

3.3 overall GPA

Additional Information: Any of these requirements may, in certain extraordinary circumstances, be waived by the program director. 

Selection Criteria: Strength of application and in-person interview; enthusiasm of faculty recommenders; degree of commitment to the English major and/or creative writing program.

STUDENT LIFE

Students will live in self-catering flats. 

The program will also include a range of excursions and cultural activities designed to enhance their intellectual and creative experience of the city.  

For more information, please see the department website.

 

Tuition and Fees

The fees charged by the College for a Dartmouth-sponsored off-campus term of study include regular tuition charges for a term at Dartmouth, service fees, as well as the specific costs established for each off-campus study locale. In many programs, the room and board costs tend to be higher than for a term in Hanover. You can view a budget sheet for each program by clicking on the appropriate term. The cost of transportation to and from the site is the responsibility of the student.

Financial Aid

In order that all qualified Dartmouth undergraduate students may have the opportunity to take part in off-campus programs, the College endeavors to adjust its normal financial aid awards for students already receiving aid. Tuition and expected family contribution for Dartmouth's off-campus programs are the same as for an on-campus term. Assistance is available to meet extra costs associated with off-campus programs, including airfare. Half of any extra cost is met with additional Dartmouth scholarship; loan assistance is offered for the other half. Loan assistance is also offered to replace the employment that would normally be included in an on-campus term. Although financial aid recipients are given aid to cover all of the required costs of the program, students are responsible for purchasing their own plane ticket and, on some programs, meals. Often this means that part of the expected family contribution is used towards these costs rather than for tuition.

Program Resources

Department Contact

Alumni Contact

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