Monday, January 11, 2010

Brunel Study Abroad

Brunel University based in west London, UK has added a Study Abroad program to its competitive range of international programs. According to Brunel International, "The University is dedicated to providing a world class education for its 13,000 students, which includes an international student population of more than 2,000, who come from over 110 different countries." 

In the United States, "Brunel University currently maintains undergraduate student exchange agreements with the San Francisco State University (Design, Sport Sciences), State University New York (SUNY) Brockport (Social Sciences, Arts, Sport Sciences and Business), and Iowa State University (Mechanical Engineering)." 

Brunel has two main terms for their study abroad program, Junior Year/ Term Abroad.

Junior Year Abroad-One Full Academic Year

"The Junior Year is an academic year of study, from September to the end of May in the following calendar year. It consists of three terms; two teaching periods of 12 weeks each-the Autumn and Spring Terms-and the summer period of revision and examinations."

Autumn or Spring Term- One semester

"Autumn or Spring Term Abroad runs for the 12 weeks of the first term from late September to mid December. The Spring Term option begins in January and runs for the 12 weeks of the second term, followed by the Summer period of revision and examinations." Additionally there is an option for Junior year abroad and terms with English called JYA plus English for non-English speaking students.

There is a wide selection of courses to choose from in the Arts, Social Sciences, Sports Science and Foreign Languages. Please see course list.

Please contact Popabroad for information regarding Brunel's study abroad program for application assistance.