Blending traditions

The University of Greenwich is a major modern UK university. The university traces its roots back to 1890. Over the years, a range of specialist organisations joined the institution, giving it the diverse strengths it has today, in subjects as varied as teacher training, architecture, engineering and history.

The University of Greenwich welcomes students from around the globe: from over one hundred countries, speaking as many languages.

There are currently over 2000 students from European Union countries other than the UK and over 2300 students from outside the EU who contribute much to its thriving multicultural academic community.

To apply: When the application form is received, the International Office needs to consider students’ whole profile in order to make an assessment of suitability for the programme for which they have applied.

The university looks at students’ education history, academic and language qualifications, any business experience, references, etc.

Entry requirements: The students need to send their application forms along with the copies of their academic certificates.

English language requirement: Students need to satisfy a language requirement. For students whose first language is not English, the minimum level of English is the equivalent to IELTS of 6.0 or TOEFL (CBT) 220 (or 550).

There are special entry requirements for certain programmes.

A portfolio demonstrating creative ability is needed for programmes such as:

There is also the International Foundation Programme (Advanced) for degree holders who wish to prepare themselves for study at postgraduate level as well as achieve the equivalent of IELTS of 6.5.

If students have IELTS of 5 or 5.5 or 6, they may need to follow a two week, four week and eight week summer pre-sessional English courses on campus.

Accommodation: The university guarantees that all new international students will be offered a place for their first year of study either in one of the halls of residence, the Student Village at Avery Hill or in university approved housing providing the application is received by September 6 2004.

All halls and the Village have single study rooms, and students do not share rooms.

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