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  • Locations: Dundee, Scotland
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2023 03/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission 07/01/2023 08/03/2023

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:
Study Chemistry in Dundee, Scotland! 

Dates: Summer, 2023. Specific dates TBD.
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Overview
Students will take BIO/BMB/CHM 370: Biochemistry: Macromolecules and Metabolism. (3h) This course introduces the principles of biochemistry, with an emphasis on the experimental approaches that elucidated these principles. Major topics will include structure, function, and biosynthesis of biological molecules, analysis of enzyme function and activity, bioenergetics, and regulation of metabolic pathways. No lab will be offered, but students can take it upon return to campus.

Pre Requisites: 
Any two of the following with associated labs: CHM 122 (or CHM 123), CHM 280 or BIO 214; or any two of the following: CHM 122 (or CHM 123), CHM 280, or BIO 265.

Dates: Summer, 2023. Specific dates TBD. 
Location University of Dundee is in the beautiful city of Dundee, Scotland. Dundee is a coastal city of 150,000 on the Firth of Tay and is the sunniest city in Scotland! It is a young city and has been called by the Sun newspaper “the new hip city break destination.” The University of Dundee is one of the leading institutions for biological and biomedical sciences in the UK. Students can travel easily by rail to the Scottish Highlands (Inverness, Loch Ness), the Isle of Skye, and other historic and beautiful locations. Edinburgh and Glasgow are also nearby.
Program Students will take BIO/BMB/CHM 370: Biochemistry: Macromolecules and Metabolism. (3h) This course introduces the principles of biochemistry, with an emphasis on the experimental approaches that elucidated these principles. Major topics will include structure, function, and biosynthesis of biological molecules, analysis of enzyme function and activity, bioenergetics, and regulation of metabolic pathways. No lab will be offered, but students can take it upon return to campus.

Pre Requisites: 
Any two of the following with associated labs: CHM 122 (or CHM 123), CHM 280 or BIO 214; or any two of the following: CHM 122 (or CHM 123), CHM 280, or BIO 265.
Faculty 2023 Faculty Director:
Lindsay Comstock
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Phone: (336) 702-1956
E-mail: comstolr@wfu.edu
Accommodation  
Excursions Students will hear from research faculty at University of Dundee and tour their labs. Group excursions will include the Dundee Science Centre, the Medical School, and regional attractions.
Selection  
Costs The total cost of summer study abroad can be broken down into four categories:
  • Program Fee - Usually covers room, program related in-country travel, international health insurance, group meals and other costs associated with the program.
  • Tuition – Students on WFU summer programs pay WFU summer school tuition per credit hour. The 2022 summer rate was $950/per credit hour. Expect a small increase for 2023.
  • Airfare – Varies per location. Students are responsible for their own airfare unless otherwise noted.
  • Personal Expenses – These will vary depending on the students' spending habits, cost of living in the destination country, and the number of meals included in the program fee.
2023 Estimated Costs
Program Fee - $4,000
Tuition (3hrs) - $2,850
Airfare (estimated) ~ $1,500
Personal Expenses (estimated) ~ $1,500
Estimated total cost - $9,850
Scholarships Contact the Center for Global Programs and Studies for information on summer scholarships. Folllow this link to the WFU summer scholarships http://studyabroad.wfu.edu/funding/#Summer%20Scholarship Information
Contact 2023 Faculty Director:
Lindsay Comstock 
Associate Professor of Chemistry 
Phone: (336) 702-1956
E-mail: comstolr@wfu.edu

Sean McGlynn
Study Abroad Advisor 
336-758-3194
mcglynsd@wfu.edu
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