Travel to Dublin, Ireland and be immersed in an exciting travel-writing course that focuses on subjects that are both timeless and timely.
Learn to develop strong stories for print and the web, how to pitch articles to editors and other practical tools needed to work in the field.
On this program, students will take a weekend excursion to Galway for a food tour, a bus tour to the Cliffs of Moher, a must see site in Ireland, and visit the Aran Islands to experience traditional Ireland.
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To apply, click the “Apply now” button, which will direct you to UGA’s Office of International Education’s GoAbroad Portal. That is where all domestic field study and study abroad program applications are housed. If you have any questions about the application process or deadlines, contact Rebekah Ryan, Grady College distance learning coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Housing for Dublin will be at the University College Dublin with ensuite single bedrooms in quads of 4 and 6 with a shared living and kitchen area. Students are expected to pay for their own meals throughout the duration of the program. However, a welcome and closing dinner will be scheduled at no out-of-pocket expense to students.
The program costs vary from year to year depending on number of students enrolled, exchange rates, and logistical cost changes. The total cost for Summer 2018 hasn’t been determined at this time and is subject to change slightly from what is advertised to students. For Summer 2017 the PROGRAM FEE was $2,600 (this includes the $300 security deposit paid upon acceptance to the program). In addition to the program fee, students are expected to pay 3 hours of In-state tuition and UGA Mandatory Fees through their Athena student accounts after registration. The HOPE and Zell Miller scholarships can be applied towards TUITION only if applicable. **non-UGA transient students may have an additional $250 fee upon registration**
The program fee listed above includes the following:
3 weeks lodging at University College Dublin dorms in Dublin, Ireland
Travel Health Insurance
Opening and Closing Dinner celebration
Some faculty related expenses
Program related excursions and activities
Miscellaneous minor program expenses
The program fee listed above does not include:
3 hours of in-state tuition and UGA Mandatory fees (In 2017 3 hours of in-state tuition was $936 + $546 mandatory fees)
International airfare (Typically around $1,200 – $1,500)
Ground transportation while in each City (personal travel)
Passport cost if the student does not have one already
Optional weekend excursion to Galway (price of this is TBD but will be paid to the program leader upon request if interested in participating)
More Domestic Field Study & Study Abroad Opportunities
Learn more about Grady College’s domestic field study and study abroad programs, and also find information about other Grady courses taught abroad. If you have any questions, contact Rebekah Ryan, Grady College distance learning coordinator, at email@example.com, 706-542-4181, Office 311-A- Journalism Building.