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  • Locations: Aberdeen, United Kingdom; Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Glasgow, United Kingdom; Stirling, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Course(s) Available In: Geology Program Type: Faculty-Led
Study Abroad Advisor: Erin Brandyberry, Kerry Strader, Kevin Fitzgerald, Paula Hudak, Ryan Dye
Program Description:
Miami University Faculty-led Study Abroad Workshop
Earth History:  Geology and History of the UK
Offered by Miami Faculty, Dr. Claire McLeod
Questions? Email the director at mcleodcl@miamioh.edu

 

 Just the Basics
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Travel Dates: 
  • Program currently on hold.  Expected to run in Summer 2019. 

Location: UK: Assynt, Aviremore, Stirling, Edinburgh, Siccar Point, Lake District, Glasgow, Loch Lomond, Glencoe, Mallaig, Rum, Aberdeen

Course(s):  GLG111 (3 cr) and GLG199 (3 cr)


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Field-based course to the United Kingdom to explore three billion years of Earth's history throughout Scotland and northern England. All undergraduate students who wish to fulfill their Physical Science requirement are welcome on this course, as too are Geology and Environmental Earth Science majors. This field course will also familiarize students with British culture and landscapes during a planned day trip to the countries capital city, Edinburgh, visits to two National Parks, visits to designated Scientific Sites of Special Interest (SSSIs) and the North West Highlands Geopark. More information regarding localities visited during this trip can be found through the following websites -

http://www.visitscotland.com/en-us/destinations-maps/edinburgh-l
othians/

http://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/
http://cairngorms.co.uk/
http://www.nwhgeopark.com/the-geopark/

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Is this Right for Me?
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The course(s) in this program are best used for the following degree requirements. But, always check with your academic advisor to see how the course(s) can work for you!

  • Major/Minor
  • Global Perspectives
  • Physical Science Requirement

Health and Safety Considerations:

  • Students are encouraged to review recommendations made by the Center for Disease Control's Travel Website, as well as the resources outlined by International SOS.

Program Admissions Criteria: All programs require a minimum of a 2.25 cumulative GPA. Some programs may require a higher GPA.

  • This program is open to all majors

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What's it Going to Cost?
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Miami University faculty-led study abroad and away workshops have three cost components: tuition/admin fee, program fee and out-of-pocket expenses. The full cost of participation is the total of the costs below.
 
Tuition and Admin fee + Program fee + Out of pocket expenses = Total cost

 

**Workshops are exempt from the Tuition Promise** Amount Due by:
UNDERGRADUATE TUITION WINTER/SUMMER 2017-18    
Ohio Resident per credit hour $546.01 Charged to Bursar bill
Non-Resident per credit hour* $919.68 Charged to Bursar bill
GRADUATE TUITION WINTER/SUMMER 2017-18    
Ohio Resident per credit hour $525.70 Charged to Bursar bill
Non-Resident per credit hour* $880.87 Charged to Bursar bill

* This rate reflects a discounted tuition rate approved for non-Ohio residents participating in this study abroad/away program. This discount is considered a waiver.  Per University policy, only one tuition waiver can be applied to an individual student per term, but the highest waiver rate will be automatically applied. 

An explanation of how tuition charges will appear on your bursar bill is available at http://blogs.miamioh.edu/globalperspectives/sample-page/workshop-fees/?

Summer Term Tuition Refund Policy
You must officially withdraw from a credit workshop registration by  4:30 p.m. on the business day before the start of the workshop to receive a tuition refund. Workshop administrative fees and program fees are non-refundable unless the workshop is cancelled by Miami University. Failure to attend, non-payment, or contacting the workshop director is insufficient notice. To officially withdraw from a workshop, you must contact Global Initiatives, 214 MacMillan Hall, global@MiamiOH.edu, (513)529-8600.

ADMINISTRATIVE FEE $175.00 Charged to Bursar bill
Administrative Fee Refund Policy
The $175 administrative fee is charged upon course registration and is non-refundable.
 
2018 PROGRAM FEE $1455  
DEPOSIT $500 due upon acceptance and no later than 03/01/2018
BALANCE $955 due no later than 04/01/2018
Program fee includes housing, ground transportation, course materials and some meals.

Program Fee Refund Policy
The program deposit and the refund policy is set by the director. The full fee is non-refundable.

Additional Anticipated Expenses $2225 Out-of-pocket
Additional Anticipated Expenses include international airfare, GeoBlue insurance, additional meals.

All fees are subject to change without notice

All summer session courses and credit workshops are enrollment contingent, and are subject to cancellation due to low enrollment.


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This program is currently not accepting applications.