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British Media Studies

Dr. Joe Foote and Dr. Ralph Beliveau escort students for an approximately three-week study abroad experience to London, Bristol, and Cardiff. Students earn six upper division elective credit hours for participating.



Tentative Travel Dates:
May 13 - June 1, 2024

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Please see the document section for links to the Fact Sheet & Registration Form.

For any questions please contact Ralph Beliveau at


6 upper-division or graduate credit hours

  • British Media Studies JMC 4253/5253
  • British Media Systems JMC 4263/5263


During the overseas trip, the class will visit top management, account executives, and reporters/editors from many different organizations. 

On past trips, students have visited media outlets including the BBC, SkyNews, The Guardian, Big Light Productions, Independent Television News, Bloomberg News, and Al Jazeera English. Public relations and advertising visits have included Ogilvy PR, Edelman and Ketchum.

Students will be able to gain six upper division or graduate credit hours from these classes. Students are required to enroll in British Media Studies taught by Dr. Ralph Beliveau, and British Media Systems taught by Dr. Joe Foote.

Six pre-departure class sessions to be held during March and April.

The trip will cost $3,450, which includes:

  • Pre-departure course sessions
  • Accommodations in London, Manchester and Bristol
  • Local transportation in the UK including transfers from the airport and hotel and between destinations, when traveling in the group
  • Transportation to, from and within Bristol/Cardiff
  • Closing Ceremony and Dinner
  • Various cultural excursions and field trips

Not included in the above costs:

  • Tuition and Fees for 6 hours of upper-division classes (Note: Flat rate tuition may apply for some hours)
  • $50 Education Abroad Fee (which will be billed through the Bursar’s office)
  • Airfare to and from the United Kingdom
  • Some meals
  • Passport Costs
  • Expenses of a personal nature

Gaylord College Alumni have established scholarships for study abroad opportunities. Please inquire in Student Services for more information on financial assistance for study abroad experiences.