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CISaustralia Shakespeare Short-term Study Abroad
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
Partner University Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: Sydney applicants only
Program Details:
Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
Short-term Type:
Coursework, Site Visits
Short-term Duration:
2-3 weeks
Program Description:
January in London, Stratford and Oxford Short-term Study Abroad
Shakespeare Program

CIS Shakespeare London ST SAB
Location England
Program description On the January in London, Stratford and Oxford program, you will visit 3 significant and historic cities in 17 nights, including 11 nights in London – one of the most visited cities in the world!
The program offers a tertiary level introduction to Shakespearean drama, with a focus on Shakespeare as a writer for the stage and theatre. Close attention will be paid to major themes of character development, poetry and reading. The program is ideal for the keen student who likes a challenge while studying something interesting and stimulating.
In the classroom students will engage in critical discussions around design, acting and directing for theatre production. Shakespearean drama will then be brought to life through exciting excursions to the theatre to see plays and go on backstage tours.
This program offers 3 different university level courses in a range of subjects so you can choose the best course for you (each student will take one course during the program).
  • Theatre 385: Shakespeare
  • Literature 385: Shakespeare
  • English 385: Shakespeare
Relevant subject areas Arts and Social Sciences (English, Performance Studies)
Program dates 28 December – 14 January 2017
Application deadline Saturday, 1 October 2016
Places available CIS Australia programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible.
Eligibility criteria To qualify students must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 4.5 (out of 7) or equivalent. If your current GPA falls below the requirement please contact us to discuss your situation. We will do what we can to find the right program for you.
As part of your application you will complete a CISaustralia Course Selection Worksheet. The instructions provided will assist you through the steps involved in selecting your courses.

Credit/Not-for-credit Please contact your faculty office with the below form to submit an application for credit. Participation in any CIS Australia program does not guarantee credit and will require faculty assessment of individual applications-for-credit.
Arts and Social Sciences
Language Classes are instructed in English.
Fees and scholarships 2017 Total Program Fee: $7,399 AUD
  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels or similar
  • Most breakfasts and some group dinners
  • Entrance fees to all museums and guest lecture venues
  • Entrance fees to all theatre productions
  • Medical and accident insurance
  • 24/7 on ground and emergency support
  • CISaustralia support before and during the program
  • Academic advising
  • Financial advice
  • Assistance with travel arrangements
  • Pre-departure orientation
  • Airport pickup
  • On-site orientation
  • Transportation to and from each city in England
  • IAU College official transcript
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.

Location overview
  • General itinerary:
  • London: 11 nights
  • Stratford: 3 nights
  • Oxford: 3 nights
From London’s eye-catching buildings to Stratford’s green landscape, to Oxford’s cobbled streets, you will explore a diverse range of art and culture while taking in the compelling British history. You will be amazed by London’s unique sense of style – there is so much to see in just 10 days, including the magnificent Big Ben, the famous Tower of London, Piccadilly Circus and Westminster Abbey – just to name a few. The home of the great wordsmith is also sure to impress – the eccentric city of Stratford and its green landscape will add warmth to your study-tour. The cobblestone streets of Oxford will lead to museums, libraries, historic pubs, trendy bars and restaurants and exclusive shops, surrounded by beautiful architecture. Well-known for its university, Oxford is dominated by a large student population.
Contact for more information CIS Australia