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  • Locations: Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA (Undergraduate): 2.5 Language of Instruction: English
Housing: Campus Housing Number of Credits Offered: 6
Eligible Population: 02 Sophomore, 03 Junior, 04 Senior, Graduate Type of Program: Faculty-led
Open to non-Mason Students: Yes
Program Description:
Oxford Summer

Oxford University Summer School

This popular summer program takes place over 3 weeks at the University of Oxford, one of the most prestigious academic universities in the world! With famous former undergraduates like J.R.R. Tolkien and campus locations that appear in the Harry Potter movies, Oxford boasts a fascinating history that dates all the way back to the 14th century. Don't miss the unique opportunity to attend summer classes at Oxford, a place whose beauty is sure to inspire you daily and leave you hungry to learn more. Students may participate in either the English Literature Program *OR* the History, Politics and Society Program. Only 3 George Mason University students may register for each of the courses offered. These will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve, basis... so complete your online application today!


Program Details

Eligibility

This program is open to upper-level undergraduate (junior and senior-standing students prior to start of program) and graduate students, including students who do not attend George Mason University. 

The English Literature Summer School is only open to English majors.


The History, Politics & Society Summer School is open to the following majors:
  • History
  • Politics
  • Political Science
  • Social Science
  • Government
  • International Development
  • Social Policy
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Global Affairs
  • International Relations
  • Criminology & Law
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Policy

Credits

Seeking Approval for the Following:

Undergraduate:

 Oxford Seminar Title  Mason Credit
 Shakespeare Stage & Screen  English
 Critical Reading  English
 British Politics, 1900-1945  History
 Government
 Gender, Power and Change: Western Perspectives from the 1950s to the Present  History
 Sociology
 Issues and Problems in the Contemporary Middle East  History
 Sociology
 Global Affairs
 Government
 Political Economy in a Globalised World  Conflict Analysis & Resolution
 Economics
 Religion and Politics in the Middle East  History
 Conflict Analysis & Resolution
 Global Affairs
 Government
 Responding to Crisis: Refugees, States and Borders  Since 1918  Conflict Analysis & Resolution
 History
 Global Affairs
 Government
 The Uncertain State of the European Union  History
 Global Affairs
 Government
 Warfare in the Modern World  History
 Conflict Analysis & Resolution
 Government
 

Graduate:

 
 Oxford Seminar Title  Mason Credit
 Anglo-Saxon Literature and Culture  English
 Shakespeare and Politics: Then and Now  English
 The English Romantic Poets  English
 The Public and Private Jane Austen  English
 Victorian Fiction  English
 Modernist Fiction  English
 Contemporary Literature  English
 British Politics, 1900-1945  History
 Gender, Power and Change: Western Perspectives from the 1950s to the Present  History
 Sociology
 Issues and Problems in the Contemporary Middle East  History
 Sociology
 Conflict Analysis & Resolution
 Political Economy in a Globalised World  Conflict Analysis & Resolution
 Religion and Politics in the Middle East  History
 Conflict Analysis & Resolution
 Responding to Crisis: Refugees, States and Borders  Since 1918  History
 Conflict Analysis & Resolution
 The Uncertain State of the European Union  History
 Warfare in the Modern World  History
 Conflict Analysis & Resolution

Note: students wishing to receive receive graduate credit will be required to do an additional written assignment for each course. Please see the Extended Paper Assignment for Graduate Credit PDF under Links and Resources for more details.
 

Housing

Single Occupancy in Dormitories

Program Cost (Summer 2017): $5995

Included:
  • Tuition (6 credits)
  • Single Occupancy in Dormitories
  • Most meals 
  • Pre-Departure Orientation
  • International Emergency Insurance
Not Included:
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Transportation
  • Lunches on weekends
  • Personal spending
  • Optional Excursions

Links and Resources

 

Contact Information

Program Officer

Laura Scobey
lscobey@gmu.edu
703-993-2106

Academic Director

Tamara Harvey
tharvey2@gmu.edu
703-993-1160

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 03/19/2017
**
Rolling Admission 07/02/2017 07/22/2017

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

Indicates that deadline has passed

This program is currently not accepting applications.