Faculty of Engineering Sciences
The information in this section applies to students from the following departments:
In order to study abroad you must be registered for, or transfer to, a four-year degree programme which allows for a year to be spent abroad.
The period of study abroad will be one year and it will take place during the third year of your four-year programme (NB. for Biochemical and Chemical Engineering students, the year abroad takes place during the fourth year of your four-year programme).
Study Abroad Team will organise information sessions during the autumn
term for students who are interested in studying abroad. At these sessions you will be presented with information about the
benefits of studying abroad and the opportunities open to you as a UCL
student. You will also have the opportunity to speak to members of staff
from the Study Abroad Team and ask them any questions you may have
about studying abroad.
Study Abroad Fair
The UCL Study Abroad Fair takes place in November each year and is a good opportunity for students to find out more about the different universities at which they could study.
Students attending the fair will have the opportunity to view prospectuses and other information from UCL's partner universities, speak to UCL students who have recently returned from a period of study abroad, and meet exchange students from UCL's partner universities who are currently studying at UCL.
Study Abroad Approval Form
You must register for the study abroad programme by completing and submitting a Study Abroad Approval Form to the Study Abroad Team by the end of the autumn term of your second year (NB. for Biochemical and Chemical Engineering students, the autumn term of your third year).
Study Abroad Approval Forms will be available to collect
from the Study Abroad Team from November 2012. Completed forms must be
returned to the Study Abroad Team no later than Friday 7 December 2012.
Applications for Erasmus Exchanges
If you would like to be considered for a place on one of the Erasmus exchanges open to students from yor department, the Study Abroad Approval Form is the only form which you will need to submit to the Study Abroad Team. Erasmus exchange places will be allocated by your department.
UCL Exchange Applications
If you would like to be considered for a place on one of the UCL exchanges open to students from your department (these are exchanges which are coordinated centrally by the Study Abroad Team, and which are typically open to students from more than one department), in addition to the Study Abroad Approval Form you will also be required to submit a UCL Exchange Application Form to the Study Abroad Team by Friday 7 December. See here for details.
Study Abroad Preparation Programme
During the spring term, you will
participate in the Study Abroad Preparation Programme, the successful
completion of which is a prerequisite for progression to your year
With the assistance of the Study Abroad Team, you will prepare
your application to the institution at which you wish to study abroad.
Application deadlines will differ according to the institution you are
applying to - the Study Abroad Team will provide you with further details during the spring term.
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