*If you do not meet these eligibility requirements, please meet with the OGE Regional Advisor for this program early in the process to discuss your options.
- Good academic and disciplinary standing
- Minimum GPA of 3.0
- 3.4 GPA required for students wishing to participate in a tutorial
About the Program
Advanced Studies in England (ASE)
is a program designed for international students. While British in course content, teaching approach, and faculty, ASE is a program for American students and follows the American educational system. Nelson House, ASE’s study center, is a beautifully restored Georgian townhouse that provides classrooms, a library, desktop computers, laptop ports and WiFi. There is also a student common room and a courtyard garden. ASE students are associate members of the Bath Spa University Student Union
, with over 70 different clubs and societies.
Advanced Studies in England is located in Bath, Somerset
in western England. Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987, Bath is famous for its Georgian architecture
, Roman Baths and ruins
, 15th century Abbey
, and being home to the Jane Austen Center
and the Museum of Fashion
. A city with a large student population, students will find that Bath’s cafes, pubs, restaurants and events more often than not cater to students.
- Full year: late August to mid-May
- Fall: late August to mid-December
- Spring: late January to mid-May
Fields of Study
Fields of study include: Architecture, Art/Art History, Classics, Creative Writing, Education, English, Gender Studies, Government/Political Science, History, International Studies, Performing Arts, Theater Studies
You are able to participate in individualized tutorials in fields of study not listed above. Please see advisor for more details.
As part of the seminar classes, you will participate in course related study trips. You will also participate in a one week residency at Oxford University, as well as a multi day trip to Stratford-upon-Avon.
Courses available at ASE
You are required to enroll in a full courseload and complete all exams and assignments associated with the course regardless of the credit you wish to receive on the program. Withdrawal from a course or failure to take/complete a final will be regarded as an unauthorized reduction in courseload and a violation of the academic policy.
A full courseload for this program is one of the following combinations:
The minimum passing grade for this program is: C
- Four seminar courses
- Three seminar courses and 1 tutorial
- Three seminar courses and an internship
You are required to live in program housing.
Students live in townhouses and flats
located throughout the city of Bath, with each residence having its own unique characteristics. Residences are carefully located and are all within walking distance of Nelson House. All residences offer WiFi, TV and radio, laundry facilities, phone access, communal areas and bathrooms and kitchens of various shapes and sizes. You will receive an orientation of your new home by a member of the ASE staff on arrival day. ASE accommodation is self-catering: A food allowance is provided to you as part of your accommodation costs, which should be sufficient to cover meal costs.
We are committed to making study abroad accessible to all interested and eligible students. We hope that students with accessibility needs will pursue study abroad opportunities and use the available support services on campus for assistance and advice when necessary.
With over 200 approved-programs, we are confident that you will find a program that fits your interests and goals. Programs offer varying degrees of academic and lifestyle support. Please make an appointment with your OGE advisor to discuss how to best support any special needs you might have on programs that may interest you.
To learn more about the resources for students on campus and also for advice on how to request accommodations overseas, please visit the Georgetown Academic Resource Center’s website
. Additional support can be found on the Mobility International website
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Stories Beyond the Hilltop Blog
Learn more about Hoya experiences in Bath in Stories Beyond the Hilltop.