Our academic year comprises two-semesters, typically Semester 1 runs September to December and Semester 2 runs January to June. This includes induction, teaching and assessment periods.
In order to apply to study with us as an Erasmus or Study Abroad student you will need to:
If you do not have the required level of English we run 4-week and 10-week pre-sessional English language courses prior to commencing your academic study.
Students applying as part of an existing exchange agreement between their institution and the University of Gloucestershire must be nominated by your home institution’s Exchange Coordinator.
Semester 1 (September - January): Autumn
Nomination deadline: 15th April
Application deadline: 1st May
Semester 2 (January - June): Spring
Nomination deadline: 15th October
Application deadline: 1st November
1. If you are an Erasmus/ exchange student, your institution will need to nominate you to study with us via firstname.lastname@example.org/ email@example.com. Please include the following details:
If you are a fee-paying, non-Erasmus/ exchange student, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application form. Please include the following details:
2. UoG emails approved nominees/ applicants with a link to the online application form. Student submits application online.
You will need to provide copies of the following documents in support of your application:
- Academic transcript of your current higher education studies to date (PDF)
- Evidence of your English language proficiency (PDF)
- Passport/ International ID card (PDF)
3. Once your application has been processed you will receive an offer via email. Please accept your
4. UoG emails applicant module listing and Learning Agreement form to complete together with their
If your institution has their own or an Erasmus+ Learning Agreement this will be accepted.
Student emails completed Learning Agreement to email@example.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org
5. UoG reviews the requested modules and liaises with UoG Faculty and Timetabling for approval.
6. UoG communicates with student to determine a viable set of module options.
A final learning agreement is signed by the student, the home institution and UoG and sent to all parties.
Generally Erasmus and Study Abroad students are required to study full-time and select modules totaling 60 credits per semester. This typically means four courses per semester (15 credits each). Please note that in the UK 2 credit points (CAT) = 1 ECTS credit.
Erasmus and Study Abroad students can choose from any of the modules we offer, subject to availability and the following rules:
Please take a look at the courses we offer to help you decide which modules to study. The “Course map” within each degree profile details the modules covered. Once you have applied we will be able to provide further information on the availability and timetabling of modules available in the semester you will study with us.
If your university has an Erasmus or Study Abroad Exchange Agreement with the University of Gloucestershire, you may be eligible to study with us free of charge. Please speak to your home institution’s Erasmus / Study Abroad office to check whether an agreement is in place and whether you qualify for nomination. Please note you may still be required to pay tuition fees to your home institution.
If your institution does not have an exchange agreement with us we welcome you to study with us as a fee-paying Study Abroad student.
UK & EU students:
- 2017/18 Study Abroad - £4,625 (undergraduate, per semester)
- 2017/18 Study Abroad - £5,500 (undergraduate, per semester)
Please note that these fees are in addition to any costs for living expenses (e.g. accommodation, bills & subsistence), visas, travel, etc.
If you have a passport from a country from within the European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) then you do not need a visa to study in the UK.
If you are a passport holder from outside the UK you need to check the visa requirements here. Any questions please contact email@example.com. The visa you require will depend on the duration you will be studying with us and your nationality.
Our Accommodation team can help you to find suitable housing. Please see our Accommodation page for more details. If you can’t find the information you need please contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Email: Erasmus: email@example.com
Study Abroad: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: +44 1242 714 399
Address: Erasmus & Study Abroad
International Development Centre
University of Gloucestershire