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*UTK Contemporary British Media
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Mini-Term
Budget Sheets Mini-Term
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Mini-Term 2017 02/01/2017 02/10/2017 05/11/2017 05/31/2017
Fact Sheet:
GPA Requirement:
2.75
Field of Study:
Communications-Journalism
Language of Instruction:
English
Class Standing:
Freshman, Junior, Senior, Sophomore
Language Prerequisite:
None
Housing:
Student Apartment
Program Type: UT Faculty-Directed Open to non-UTK Students: Yes
Experience Type:
Study Abroad
Program Description:

Study Contemporary British Media in London!

London

Program Description

This program will challenge students to drop their media assumptions based primarily on the American model and to explore how  media systems in the United Kingdom conceptualize their audience, sustain their operations, and offer content in an increasingly global communications environment.  Participants will explore the role of media in interaction with other British cultural, political, and economic institutions and will examine the broad range of British Media, including broadband, satellite, television, radio, newspaper, magazines, books, advertising, public relations, broadband, and films.  Students will visit several media locations to supplement classroom instruction. 

Academics

Students will receive 3 credits in JEM 491 Contemporary British Media.

London

Accommodations

Students will stay in shared studio flats near Camden Market.  Each flat includes a kitchenette, en-suite bathroom, desk and wireless internet connection. Linens are included.  There are shared common areas for relaxing and watching television.

Excursions

LONDON

  • A three hour panoramic coach tour of London with a local guide.

  • Visit to the BBC

  • Scripps Networks

  • Assorted media outlets such as : The Guardian and Reuters


STONEHENGE & BATH

  • Full day excursion to Stonehenge and Bath to include transportation by private coach, a tour escort, a half-day local guide, and entrances.

Faculty Contact

Mark Harmon
Department of Journalism and Electronic Media
(865) 974-5122
mdharmon@utk.edu



 

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