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  • Locations: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
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  • Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 02/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Sarah Malloy Program Type: External
Credit Hours Available: Between 1-6 Credit Hours, Between 6-12 Credit Hours Area of Study: Classical Studies, Comp Lit and Cultural Studies, Creative Writing, English
Program Duration: 4-8 Weeks Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language of Instruction: English Open to non-U of A students?: No
Open to Graduate Students?: No Housing Options: Dorm
Program Description:

Scottish Universities International Summer School

Program Overview

This Program is ideal for students with a love for creative writing or a passion for British literature. Students have the chance to immerse themselves in the culture and history of Edinburgh while working with accomplished British writers.

Students have the choice of taking one of three course groupings surrounding British literature and creative writing:

Text & Context: British Literature from 1900 to the Present: This module examines literature from Britain and Ireland in the context of key societal and cultural developments in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. 

Creative Writing and Contemporary British Literature: This course offers developing writers a supportive environment in which to further their writing skills in fiction, poetry, and drama.

Creative Writing and Contemporary British Theater & Performance: For this module, students get the chance to study theatre and performance while the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe take place.

Arcadia's Approach

Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:

  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad

  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!

  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.

  • Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 12 countries worldwide

  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.

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