Weekly University Update

Time:2020-08-11 18:12:56


This week's university update, latest news from universities concerning international students.

Course Start Updates

Goldsmith, University of London

Course start date

Start date of 2020/21 academic year is 5th Oct 2020, and the online registration starts on 28th Sept. Some courses may have different start dates and will be informed separately.

Offer deferral:

For offer holders who cannot enrol, there is an option of deferral to Sept 2021 intake. Deferral request can be submitted online, and no new applications need to be submitted for current offer holders.

Pre-sessional Language Programme

University of Exeter

Access the details of the online PSE for Jan 2021 degree courses here

Loughborough University

The university offers the 6-week Pre-sessional English Programme Course E to students enrolled in the January intake 2021. 

Course duration: Monday 12 October 2020 - Friday 27 November 2020

Course fee: £2187

Application deadline: 21 September 2020


IELTS (UKVI and non-UKVI): overall 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each element

TOEFL (TOEFL iBT and TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition): a total of 81 with 21 in speaking, 20 in writing, 20 in reading and 2 in listening

PTE: a total of 55 and no lower than 52 in each element

LanguageCert Combined written and oral test: B2 Communicator Higher Pass overall with no sub-test lower than 33 out of 50  

Duolingo: total score of 100

Admissions and Course Entry

University of Exeter

UG Clearing is now open, see the link for the course list


UG Clearing

IB Students with a final result of 28 or above or a result of 444 at Higher Levels are welcome to apply.

Life on Campus and Logistics

Goldsmith, University of London

Campus re-open

A blended teaching method will be in place in the first semester. There will be NO online-only option, that means all students are expected to arrive in the UK before the course starts. 

More details will be sent to students in mid-August.

University of Exeter

Airport pickup service is available for international students. 

Language Proficiency Requirement Updates

Northumbria University - London Campus 

Students with results of 3rd/ OD/ Pass can apply for the following programmes plus a 3-month pre-master programme (Combined CAS). 

Special features: The teaching site is in London city centre; internship opportunities for 3-4 months available; the registration date has been deferred to 19 October; students may attend the first term online; certain fields don’t have exams; students may switch fields. 

MA Luxury Brand Management

MSc Business with International Management

MSc Business with Marketing Management

MSc Business with Financial Management

MSc Business with Business Analytics

MSc Business with Entrepreneurship

MSc Business with Human Resource Management

MSc Business with Hospitality and Tourism Management

MSc International Project Management

MSc Digital Marketing

MSc Global Logistics, Operations and Supply Chain Management

MSc Computing and Technology

MSc Cyber Security Technology


The University of Ulster - London/ Birmingham Campus

The following programmes (15-month) require results of 3rd/ OD/ Pass or college degree with results of 70 and above. 

Special features: The teaching site is in London/ Birmingham city centre; 91.12% native students; internship opportunities available. 

Extended MSc International Business

Extended MSc Marketing

Extended MSc International Business with Data Analytics

Extended MSc International Business with Human Resource Management


University of Roehampton

Students with a UK undergraduate degree with a 45 score and enrol in the 12-month master’s programmes. 

Special features: Integrated Garden-style Campus; admission with a 3rd result without bridging courses. 

Digital Marketing

Global Marketing


Global Business Management

Global Financial Management

Global Human Resources Management