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University of Leicester
Leicester, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Restrictions: KSU applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
Dates / Deadlines: - unrelated header
Dates / Deadlines:
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/01/2019 ** 01/13/2020 06/06/2020
NOTE: The start and end dates ARE NOT the official dates set by the program. They are estimated dates based on the previous year. Do not use these dates when planning flights.

** Refer to the brochure page below for official program dates.
Program Description:
Program Description:

Leicester


UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER | LEICESTER, ENGLAND, UK

Program Term: Fall, Spring, Academic Year
Language Prerequisite: None
Primary Instruction Language: English
Eligibility: 2.5 GPA
Program Type: Exchange

 


INTRODUCTION                                        

Welcome to Leicester, an exciting cosmopolitan city with a proud history stretching back 2000 years! Leicester is brimming with things to see and do, with state-of-the-art, award-winning venues including Curve, Highcross Shopping Centre and the National Space Centre, a fantastic calendar of events and festivals, renowned museums and galleries, a range of cuisines, areas of natural beauty and ancient heritage. A modern city, rich in arts, culture, sports and heritage, Leicester offers something of interest for all ages.  
Set in the heart of one of England's most attractive counties, the surrounding villages and countryside are easily reachable to explore. Our central location in the Midlands, makes it to accessible from all directions. It takes just 62 minutes to come to Leicester on a fast, direct train from London.

ACADEMIC OVERVIEW

Students can choose classes from a wide range of disciplines.  Please refer to the courses/modules website to see all the class options.  Keep in mind that in the UK, they refer to 'classes' as 'modules.'  Students typically take 3 classes that are worth 4 credit hours each.

***If you are planning on taking biology, geology, engineering or math classes, you must go for the Academic year or during the Spring semester.***

Note: It is very difficult to get permission to take business management classes at Leicester.


ACADEMIC CALENDAR

  • The Fall semester goes from late September until mid-December.
  • The Spring semester goes from late January until mid-June.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • This program is open to students of all majors.
  • The minimum GPA requirement for this program is 2.5
  • Additionally, students must have at least Sophomore standing.

ACCOMMODATION

The University of Leicester has several options for campus housing ranging from residence style catered houses (includes 14 meals per week) to apartment style self-catered housing (no meals included).  Students who live in self-catered housing are responsible for purchasing all food. 

For more information about housing, visit their housing website.


COSTS & TUITION

Students pay Kent State University tuition (Resident or Non-Resident) for 12 credit hours. Housing and living costs will vary depending on the options students choose, and will be paid directly to the housing coordinator. Total estimated costs can be found in the Budget Sheet at the top of this page, to the lower left of the Apply Now button.
 


FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS
Financial aid and scholarships are applicable toward this program!

***Student applying to this program are eligible for the BACC Scholarship***
***Up to $3,500***

***Review your eligibility and apply here***: https://educationabroad.kent.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10031

 

PROGRAM CONTACT:

Molly Papay
Education Abroad Advisor | Office of Global Education
mpapay1@kent.edu | +1 (330) 672-3067


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