Weekly University News
This week's news from universities that concern international students
Admissions and Course Entry
University of Birmingham
The university offers 14 postgraduate degree courses and 2 foundation courses for January 2021 entry.
Deadline for PG course applications: 31 October 2020
Deadline for foundation course application: 1 November 2020
PGT Courses for September 2021 entry start accepting applications on 1 October. All the courses in the School of Business require a £50 application fee. All PGT courses require a deposit of £2,000.
Please note the School of Business has updated some of the postgraduate courses.
University of Leeds
The following courses were added for the September 2021 entry:
BA Global Creative Industries
MEng/BEng Materials Science and Engineering
MSc Biopharmaceutical Development
MSc Data Science and Analytics for Health
MA Digital Education
MA Global Governance and Diplomacy
MA Global Performance Industries
MRes Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
MSc Sustainable Food Systems
MSc Urban Data Science and Analytics
The following courses have been updated:
MA English Literature: Some of the pathways were canceled.
LLM International Law: Renamed to LLM International Law and Global Governance
The following courses have been canceled:
BA Economics and Philosophy
MSc Digital Communications Networks
The School of Business have amended the language proficiency requirement for the following courses:
MSc International Business: IELTS 7.0 (6.5 in each element)
MSc Accounting and Finance: Applicants must come from Accounting, Economics, or Finance background and perform well in the quantitative subjects.
The deadline for postgraduate course deferral application has been extended to 1 April 2021. The university started processing the applications in October; given the volume of requests, students may receive the results in early 2021.
The university will aim to complete processing the applications for undergraduate courses submitted before 15 January 2021 by the end of March 2021.
The following deadlines for postgraduate course applications differ by school. The School of Business reviews applications by stage.
Some courses for January 2021 entry are still accepting applications. Courses for September 2021 entry have started accepting applications from 29 September. All applications for undergraduate courses may be submitted via ukec.net.cn/university-info?uniname=University%20of%20the%20Creative%20Arts" target="_blank" style="color:#2894FF">UCAS as usual.
Life on Campus and Logistics
University of Birmingham
There are three options for flights for international students: Juneyao Airlines (Nanjing-London), Hainan Airlines (Chongqing-Manchester), Key Travel, which is a university student travel partner that provides flight booking services to students.
Some courses for January 2021 entry are still accepting applications. Courses for September 2021 entry have started accepting applications from 29 September. All applications for undergraduate courses may be submitted via UCAS as usual.