In addition to study broad options through Carnegie Mellon University's study abroad programs, the English Department has several department-specific options for students wanting to study abroad:
Undergraduate Exchange with Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, UK
Undergraduate students in the spring of their junior year are eligible for a study abroad option at Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, UK. Course offerings include creative workshops in Poetry, Short Story, Novel, and Script; additional courses include Renaissance Studies, Modern Drama 1880-1990, Sociolinguistics, Libertines and Devils, Children's Language, Children's Literature, Literature of the 18th Century and Romantic Period, Race, Slavery and Empire in the 19th Century, and British and American Literature. Four CMU undergraduates will be attending Sheffield in the spring of 2011. For more information, see the Study Abroad Office's fact sheet [.pdf] on the exchange and TRESTLE [.pdf], the Sheffield Hallam University/Carnegie Mellon University exchange journal.
MLitt in Investigative Journalism (IJ) with Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland
Students can specialize in Investigative Journalism through a unique partnership between Carnegie Mellon and the University of Strathclyde in Scotland. The program weds the broadly foundational skills of professional writing with hands-on training in the history and methods of both traditional and investigative reporting. For more information, please see the information on the MLitt in IJ in the MA in Professional Writing section.
MLitt in Northern Renaissance Studies with Strathclyde University and Glasgow University
This program is new for 2010-2011, replacing the previous joint MLitt in Renaissance Studies Strathclyde and Carnegie Mellon offered. This new inter-institutional program will focus on Northern Renaissance culture and what distinguishes it from its Mediterranean counterparts in Spain and Italy (where the Renaissance orignated in the fourteenth century). For more information, including course offerings and descriptoins, please see the MLitt program website.