Study in Wroxton, England

Wroxton College is the British campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University, situated in the ancestral home of Lord North at Wroxton Abbey in Oxfordshire.

Tuesday, July 30, 2024, to Monday, August 12, 2024

MCOM 7002 / COMM 4070 International Communication and Culture is a 14-day seminar offered at Wroxton College each summer for graduate students in the MA in Communication and selected students from the BA in Communication. The seminar consists of invited speakers, case studies, site visits, and trips to London, Stratford, and Oxford.

The objective of the seminar is make to students familiar with the cultural, historical, and political contexts in which professional and other interactions take place from a UK and European perspective. Students will also examine case studies conducted by UK media, advertising, and public relations practitioners which show how issues of culture, history, politics, and theory play out in actual corporate communication practice.

The seminar will take place from July 30 to August 12. Students completing the seminar receive three credits toward their degree. Students from the MBA, other undergraduate business majors, the BA in Communication, and other universities and colleges may also register with permission of the course leader, Gary Radford.

Trip Preparation and Orientation


Dr. Gary Radford, Professor of Communication Studies, will lead this trip and evaluate your work. 

2024 Schedule of Fees

Tuition (3 credits):  discounted 25%

Room, Board, and Fees (covers room, 3 meals daily while on campus, site visits, all transportation, theater tickets, speaker expenses, etc.): $1,684 after $1,500 travel grant applied.

Plus, Airfare (United Airlines, Newark, NJ to London-Heathrow, Flights UA 940 and UA17)

Registration for the course

MCOM and COMM students should register for the course as you would any other course. You will be required to pay for tuition, room and board, and fees. MBA students please consult with your program administrators concerning registration and payment procedures for your program.

Non-FDU students need to apply using the visiting student application

Flight Arrangements

Students are required to make their own flight arrangements to the UK. The following flights are strongly recommended:


  • United Airlines Flight  UA940
  • Leaves Newark, NJ, Monday, July 29, 2024, at 10 PM (this is the day prior)
  • Arrives London-Heathrow, Tuesday, July 30, 2024, at 10:10 AM

Return Flight

  • United Airlines Flight UA17
  • Leaves London-Heathrow Monday, August 12, 2024, at 12 noon
  • Arrives Newark, NJ, Monday, August 12, 2024, at 3:10 PM

Please note that these flight times may be subject to change by United Airlines.

Students who use these flights will have airport to college transportation provided for both the outbound and return flights. Students who choose flights on different days and times, or fly into different airports, will have to make their own travel arrangements to and from Wroxton.

You will arrive in England early Tuesday morning on July 30. The course begins with a reception on Tuesday evening and ends Sunday, August 11, with a formal dinner. You will leave for the airport and your flight on Monday morning, August 12.


A passport is required for travel to England. If you do not have a current one, please begin the process now. There is a passport office in Morristown, located in the Morristown Administrative and Records building. To find out when the office is open, what identification you need to bring with you to apply, and directions to its location, call 973-285-6160.