Texas Tech University

Retailing in Scotland & Ireland

Applications Closed

This program will no longer be accepting applications, as it is at capacity. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Deborah Fowler.

Students will fly to Dublin, Ireland, where they will have a guided half-day of sightseeing including Trinity Book of Kells Library, and a distillery. A day trip on a bus will include visiting Waterford Crystal and returning via Wicklow to see hand weaving. Then students will fly to Edinburgh, Scotland, the second most visited city in the UK is the capital city of Scotland and is known for the many universities located in the city. Edinburgh Castle is located on an extinct volcano and was once the home of Mary Queen of Scots. The site included the royal jewels of Scotland, the stone of density, the National War Museum, prison, and the royal apartments. One day students will ride to the highlands to visit Blair Atholl Distillery and House of Bruar, Scotland's most prestigious independent store Another day students will ride on a bus to visit Stirling Castle and Loch Carron (a tartan mill and store in Silkirk). In Edinburgh we will meet with major UK retailers, including Harvey Nichols, Jenners, House of Fraser, Primark and Marks and Spencer. 

Questions about Study Abroad?

If so, come to a group information session! Attend to learn more about study abroad and to meet other students interested in this program. During the session, you will learn about the application process, scholarships, billing, and more. See you at the Information Session!


Courses Offered

  • RTL 4300/RETL 5300: Retailing Field Study Tour

Estimated Program Fee

Program Dates

  • May 20 - May 30, 2018

Program Open to

  • All majors and minors in HRM (Retail Management, RHIM, Hospitality and Retail Management, and Hospitality Administration)

Program Fee includes

  • Lodging
  • Entrance fees to distilleries, Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle
  • Airfare between Edinburgh and Dublin 
  • Coaches (transfers and tour to highlands)
  • Retail and Hospitality Speakers and Tours
  • Breakfast each morning at the hotel and 3 dinners

Program Fee does not include

  • TTU tuition and fees
  • Airfare to/from UK
  • Education Abroad fee ($200)
  • Most meals
  • Personal spending money
  • Insurance ($1.76/day)

For more information:

Contact:Dr. Deborah Fowler

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