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Weekly University News

Time:2020-10-01 19:10:59

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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 £50 application feeAll 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 Neuroscience 

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.  


 

Newcastle University 

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.