Writtle University College

Pre-Arrival and Welcome Arrangements

  • WUC has a professional and experienced international student support team who can help international students from first enquiry, through the application process, once they enrol and during their course.
  • The Accommodation Office can make an international students’ room available up to a week before Arrival's Day to enable them to book the most convenient flight from their home country.
  • The Accommodation Team will welcome the students when they arrive and show them to their room.
  • There is an International Welcome Evening 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

WUC welcomes applications from international students:

  • 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.
  • WUC has pre-sessional English lesson courses international students can apply for if they do not meet the necessary IELTS requirements for their course.

Accommodation for International Students

  • WUC has accommodation for just under 400 students on campus, with options including en-suite or shared bathroom facilities.
  • Many international students enjoy living on campus for the duration of their course.
  • The Accommodation Team can help students find a room on campus or in the surrounding Writtle village or Chelmsford city.

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 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Undergraduate Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £11,400 £12,000
Mixed £11,400 £12,000
Laboratory £11,400 £12,000
Clinical - -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

What Do International Students Study?