Study children’s media and then attend the The Children’s Media Conference 2014, the most important event in the UK for everyone involved in developing, producing and distributing content for kids. Attend a pre-confernece session designed specifically for students and then meet and network with 1,000+ delegates from around the world working in children’s TV, interactive media,games, licensing, toys, radio, book and magazine publishing, arts, culture, film and education technology. After the conference, return to London to continue meeting with industry professionals while you visit different sites, explore London and continue in your coursework.
London special session: June 29 – July 19, 2014*tentative
London special session Application Deadlines: February 15, 2014
Program deposit ($500, non-refundable) due: Within one week of acceptance
Required meeting with course instructor (Sherri Hope Culver at firstname.lastname@example.org): Must be scheduled within one week of acceptance
Course registration: Summer Session 1 – 2014, MSP Special Topics course (MSP 4890) for 4 credits – regular tuition rates and fees apply. Tuition rates for summer 2014 can be found here.
This 4 credit course is $2,248 (PA residents) or $3,516 (out of state residents). In addition to the tuition cost for 4 credits, the university services fee is approximately $77 and the required international health Insurance fee is approximately $50.
Program fee: $3835 which includes orientation, housing in London, transportation to the Children’s Global Media Conference in Sheffield, UK, transportation to and from Sheffield, accommodations in Sheffield, registration for the conference (July 1 – July 4), an unlimited Oyster Card (transportation pass) for the classroom dates in London after the conference, etc.
The estimated billed expenses (tuition, orientation, housing in London, transportation to and from the Children’s Global Media Conference in Sheffield, UK, accommodations in Sheffield, registration for the conference (July 1 – July 4), an unlimited Oyster Card (transportation pass) for the classroom dates in London after the conference, etc.) for the London Global Children’s Media Conference summer program is $6,210 (PA residents) or $7,478 (out of state residents).
Additional expenses such as passport, flight, meals, spending money (independent travel, gifts, etc.), and cell phone rental can add up to as much as $2,500.
The estimated total for billed and non-billed (additional) expenses for the London program is between $8,710 (PA residents) and $9,978 (out of state residents).