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With a Little Planning You Can Study in Canterbury, England

Heartland Community College offers students the chance to expand their horizons by immersing themselves in another culture through a variety of study abroad programs. Studying abroad requires advanced planning.

Canterbury, England

Summer 2009 Dates

January 10 - April 11, 2009


12 hours of credit from Heartland Community College:

  • British Politics and Society
  • British Literature OR British History
  • Two elective courses

Participants are required to attend an Intensive Weekend with preparation tips, language testing, and opportunity to meet one another.

Field Trips

  • Dover and Windsor Castles
  • The Tower of London
  • Shakespeare's Globe Theater
  • Stonehenge
  • Jane Austen Museum
  • The City of Bath


  • Homestay in Canterbury
  • Breakfast included
  • "Use of kitchen" provided


  • 2.75 GPA
  • Minimum age: 18
  • A or B in English 101
  • 12-15 hours of earned credit

Application Deadline

October, 2008


$7,160 + airfare + personal expenses (lunch/dinner, phone, souvenirs and miscellaneous expenses) includes:

  • Application fee
  • Instructional costs
  • Double-occupancy homestay
  • Breakfast
  • Course-related field trips (additional optional trips available)
  • Support staff
  • Health insurance
  • Airport transfers to/from Canterbury

Payment Schedule

Two payments are due: A $500 deposit is due at the time of application and a final payment is due by orientation.

Students are strongly advised to plan early for a study abroad experience. Both financial and academic arrangements take time. Dates, cost information and applications are available through Pamela Sweetwood, Study Abroad Office (CCB 2308).

Additional Information

Canterbury, England is offered as a semester-study program for either Fall or Spring semester. Their semesters are slightly shorter than ours, usually about 13 weeks. Here are some Web sites that may be of particular interest: