Students usually elect to take two 5-unit courses. English majors may take two upper division Shakespeare courses (150A and 150B) if they have completed the 10-series at UCLA or the 10-series equivalent at another university. Non-majors can take English 9
- Stratford-Upon-Avon, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
- Enjoy a delightful English summer in Stratford-upon-Avon and London studying the works of William Shakespeare. During this intensive, month-long program, you will read and analyze multiple plays and you’ll see performances by the esteemed Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford, Shakespeare’s birthplace, and at the Globe Theatre in London. You’ll also meet the actors, directors, and crew involved in these performances.
Students usually elect to take two 5-unit courses. English majors may take two upper division Shakespeare courses (150A and 150B) if they have completed the 10-series at UCLA or the 10-series equivalent at another university. Non-majors can take English 90 (Shakespeare for Non-majors) or English 110 (Studies in Genre). The courses may also fulfill gender, genre and imperial distribution requirements.
This program offers a unique opportunity to experience life in the cosmopolitan metropolis of London and the idyllic, slower-paced lifestyle of Stratford. Students have a rare chance to study the literary object as it is brought to life in performance.
- Setting Description:
- The program is split between Statford-upon-Avon and London. Students often elect to travel to nearby cities in the UK and Europe on their days off.
- Program fee will be determined shortly. It will include registration and course fees, accommodations, program excursions and health insurance. Program fee also includes daily breakfast and lunch or dinner (M-F) while in Stratford (no meals are provided in London), transportation between Stratford and London during the program, and theater tickets for required performances. Airfare, textbooks, optional courses, other meals and optional excursions are additional.