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Writtle University College

Writtle University College is located in the heart of the Essex countryside and close to the UK’s capital city, London. Its rural campus is home to a growing community of students and staff from over 40 countries; international students are supported from their first enquiry, through application and enrolment, and for the duration of their course.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

TEF Bronze is awarded to institutions that deliver teaching, learning and outcomes for their students that meet "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK. Find out more about TEF.

International Student Statistics

110 international students in 2016–17

Welcome Arrangements

  • Rooms can be made available for international students up to a week before Arrival's Day, enabling them to book the most convenient flight from their home country.
  • The Accommodation Team welcomes students when they arrive, showing them to their room.
  • An International Welcome Evening is held on the first Monday of Freshers' Week, where new students can meet academics, the support team, and Hall Wardens.
  • There is also a programme of events running during Freshers' Week to allow students to settle in and make friends.

English Language Requirements

  • For undergraduate courses: IELTS overall score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in all elements.
  • For postgraduate courses: IELTS overall score of 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in all elements.
  • The college runs pre-sessional English language courses which international students can apply for, if they do not meet the necessary IELTS requirements for their course.

Accommodation for International Students

  • WUC guarantees accommodation in halls of residence for international students in their first year.
  • The accommodation team can also help students find a room on campus or in nearby Writtle village or Chelmsford city.

International Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Undergraduate (£) Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 11,700 12,400
Mixed - -
Laboratory - -
Clinical - -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.