United Kingdom:  Sports Communication

July 27th to August 4th| Apply Now!


Every culture has favorite sporting events which communicate the character of their people.  Travel to the Atlantic Islands to observe indigenous sports in their homeland.  From Edinburgh visit the Golf Museum and watch Highland games.  From Dublin, discover Irish football and hurling.  From London, catch soccer, cricket and darts and visit Wimbledon. 

Academic Program

3 credits - Sports Communication - COMM 490

Student must be in good academic and judicial standing required (2.0 GPA), along with successful application and faculty approval.


Estimated program fee of $3,400. Program Fee Includes: airfare, lodging, in-country transportation, admission fees, insurance, some meals & $100 application fee.  Program Fee Does Not Include: Ferris tuition, required textbooks, passport, & personal expenses.

Estimated Total Cost: $4,495

Living Arrangements

Program participants will reside in hotels.

Course Information

Sandy Alspach, JOH 127
p (231) 591-2779

Great Britian

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Population: 5,194,000

Religion: 71.6% Christian

The kilt is a knee-length garment with pleats at the back, originating in the traditional dress of men and boys in the Scottish Highlands of the 16th century.

Facts About Ireland

Population: 4,622,917

Religion: 87.4% Roman Catholic

Irish, or Irish Gaelic (a Celtic language), is the country's first official language and is taught in schools, but few native speakers remain.

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