English, Literature & Creative Writing

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Interested in studying English, Literature or Creative Writing abroad? The following programs offer significant coursework and performance immersion opportunities for English, Literature or Creative Writing. This is meant to highlight a variety of programs by region. Please note there are many other options available beyond what is listed. This is not a guaranteed list for credit transfer. Students must obtain department advisor approval for fulfilling degree requirements. Students must apply to both the provider through the links below, and to WWU Education Abroad

University Catalog: https://www.wwu.edu/majors/english 

English - Creative Writing Emphasis, BA 

English - Literature Emphasis, BA

All other courses in English, Teaching Endorsements, and Related Minors can be found here: https://www.wwu.edu/majors/english

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Advisor

Education Abroad

EdAbroad@wwu.edu

360-650-6298

Office: Miller Hall 208

Advising Info

After you decide on a program and the courses you will take abroad, you must complete the Departmental Academic Advising Esign Form with your academic advisor. The form must be completed before your program commences.   

Review Your Degree Works  

Web4U > Student > Student Records > Degree Works. Follow steps to see what you have completed, and what you still need for your degree plan. At least 50% of the credit hours required for the major/minor must be earned at Western.   

An official transcript from your program must be sent to Education Abroad for processing upon completion of your program.  

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Program Options

Africa

Botswana

  • ISEP Direct - University of Botswana, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter, Academic Year

    English options in:

    • Introduction to English Literature, Critical Issues in Modern African Literature, Readings in Literary Theory, English Romantic Poetry, 20th Century American Lit, Victorian Poetry, Shakesperean Drama, Research Essay, The African Novel I and II, Gender Issues in African Lit, Readings in Literary Theory, Literature of Liberation, and more

Ghana

  • ISEP Direct - University of Ghana, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter, Academic Year

    English options in:

    • Survey of English Lit I and II, Children's Lit, Early English Texts, Modern Poetry, Critical Issues in African Lit, Intro to Creative Writing, Advanced Creative Writing, Masterpieces of World Lit, Literature and Gender, the Early Novel, Advanced Expository Writing, Introduction to African Lit, Studies in Popular Lit, Poetry, The Short Story, Modern Literary Theory, Ghanaian Literature, and more

South Africa

Asia

South Korea

  • TEAN Hanyang University Summer, Summer Quarter

    English options available in:

    • Critical English Writing 1, Modern English and American History and Poetry, Science Fiction, British & American Short Novels, American History and Literature, Persuasive Business Writing, English Academic Writing

Europe

England

France

  • SAI - American University of Paris, Spring Semester

    English courses in:

    • Comparative Literature, Writing, Screenwriting, Creative Writing, Fiction Writing Workshop, Shakespeare, Film and Criticism
  • CEA - French Riviera, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • Academic Research Writing I and II

Greece

  • The American College of Greece, Summer Quarter

    The American College of Greece | Study Abroad (acg.edu)

    Classes available in:

    • American Lit to 1865, Selected Topics in Literature, Creative Writing, British Modernism, American Modernism, Shakespeare the Great Tragedies, Criticism: Theory and Practice, World Literatures in English, the English Renaissance, The American Experience in Fiction, Writing Gender and Sexuality, and more
  • ISA - Athens, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Classes available in: 

    • Intro to Academic Writing, Intro to Literature, The Making of America: American Lit to 1865, The English Renaissance, Selected Topics in Literature, English Romanticism, British Modernism, Writing Women, and more

Ireland

Italy

  • SAI Siena, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    Summer courses in:

    • Reflective Writing

    Semester courses in:

    • Reflective Writing, Literature
  • ISA - Rome, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter

    American University of Rome

    Classes available in:

    • Greek and Roman Mythology, Writing the Mediterranean, Survey of American Lit, Survey of British Lit I, Poetry: Genre, Technique, and Structure, Literary Editing and Publishing, Writing for Business, Writing from Theory, Images of Italy in British and American Lit
  • SAI - Florence University of the Arts, Spring Semester, Summer Quarter, Fall Quarter, Winter Quarter

    Classes available in:

    • Travel Writing, Writing for Digital Media, Critical Writing, Contemporary Italian Literature, Florentine Literary Walks, Dante Alighieri's Florence: Reading and Cultural Walks, Neapolitan Novels, An Italian Identity: Speak the Culture, Love Letters of Great Men and Women

Northern Ireland

  • ISEP Direct - University of Ulster, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter, Academic Year

    Classes available in:

    • University English Lit, Pandemic Prose, Theory and Other Monsters, Writing Matters, Genre of Writing, Literature and Society in Ireland: an Introduction, Early Modern English Culture, Rhymes of Passion, Writing and Publishing, Contemporary World Fiction in English, Gothic and Romantic Writing, Eighteenth-Century Literature, and more

Scotland

  • ISEP Direct - Edinburgh Napier University, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter, Academic Year

    Classes available in:

    • 19th Century Literature and Culture 1, Modern Drama, Creative Writing, Cultural and Literary Theory, Postmodernism, Women's Writing and Filmmaking, Modern Scottish Fiction, Reading Texts: Analysing Film, Literature and Culture, Global Shakespeare, and more
  • USAC - University of Stirling, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    UG Degree Programme Tables - University of Stirling

    Classes available in:

    • Victorian Literature and Culture, Writing and Language, The Literature of the Middle Ages, Renaissance Literature, Literary Revolutions, Introduction to Literary Studies: Genre, Creative Writing I and II, British Literature, and more
  • ISEP- Edinburgh Napier University - Pay In-State Tuition & Fees!, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Classes available in:

    • 19th Century Literature and Culture 1, Modern Drama, Creative Writing, Cultural and Literary Theory, Postmodernism, Women's Writing and Filmmaking, Modern Scottish Fiction, Reading Texts: Analysing Film, Literature and Culture, Global Shakespeare, and more
  • USAC - St. Andrews, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    Classes available in:

    • Empires and Revolutions: Literature, Medieval and Renaissance Texts, Beowulf, Comedy in English Lit, Tragedy in the Age of Shakespeare, Revolution and Romanticism: Literature, History and Society, The Younger Romantics: Poetry and Prose, Literature and Ecology, Postcolonial Literature and Theory, Writing Poetry, Modern Experimental Poetry, and more
  • ISEP Direct - University of Strathclyde - Glasgow Scotland, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter, Academic Year

    Classes available in

    • English 1A, 1B, Writing through Time 1 and 2, Making the Modern Human, the American Novel, Writing Short Fiction and Poetry, Writing Fiction and Nonfiction, Twentieth Century Lit, Dramatic Writing, Wild in the Renaissance, 21st Century Science Fiction, Soviet Literature in Translation, Creative Writing Portfolio, and more

Spain

  • CEA - Alicante - Humanities and Social Sciences, Spring Semester, Fall Quarter

    English options in:

    • 18th Century English Lit, Contemporary English Lit, English Renaissance Literature, Medieval English Lit, North American Lit up to the End of the 19th Century, Theory of Literature II, Stylistic Analysis of English Texts, Major Figures in English I and II, and more

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Czech Republic

Oceania

Australia

New Zealand

  • ISEP Direct - Massey University, Spring Semester, Academic Year

    Classes available in: 

    • Intro to English Lit, Academic Language and Writing I and II, Creative Writing, Script Writing, Literary Landmarks, Prize Winning Fiction, Imaginary Worlds, 20th Century Lit, The Gothic Imagination, Writing for the Public, and more
  • ISEP Direct - University of Auckland, Spring Semester

    Classes available in:

    • Literature and the Contemporary, Creative Writing, New Zealand Lit, Creating Stories, The Modern Novel, Age of Shakespeare, Research Essays, Prose, Writing Poetry, and more

United Kingdom

Northern Ireland