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Education Abroad Office

University of Warwick

Area: International Business Exchange
Location: Coventry
Country: England
Term: Spring

UofSC's exchange program in England is designed to expose students to British life, culture, and international business practices. Students will attend the University of Warwick and take classes within the Warwick Business School which is one of the most prestigious business schools in Europe. The University campus is located on the edge of the city of Coventry, situated in the heart of England. Once a medieval city, Coventry is now a bustling industrial center with a population of around 300,000. 

The program at the University of Warwick offers a variety of subject options within the undergraduate degrees of Management, Accounting and Finance, International Business, and International Management. Warwick Business School has received high rankings for both teaching and research.

Category: 1, no foreign language proficiency requirement, all courses taught in English

Cost: UofSC resident tuition rates + in-country costs

Requirements: junior standing; International Business major

The United Kingdom is one of the most expensive places to study abroad due to the weak dollar against the strong pound. Due to this fact, students need to budget accordingly and be aware that prices will be approximately double while in the UK. For assistance in determining living costs and other fees, please refer to the following figures taken from numbeo. Students should plan for $1,000-1,500 in monthly expenses.

Students typically earn 15 credit hours per semester at Warwick, ranging from 48-72 CATS.

To see courses UofSC students have taken at this university, please reference the Registrar's Course Equivalency Table

Note: IB students attend for the spring term only (January- March). Some language classes are available, but students must take a placement test upon arrival. Students must be advanced in language (400+ level) in order to take language topics classes at Warwick in the spring term. Most language classes are year-long and not available to spring semester students for credit, but students may be allowed to sit in the class to help them maintain their conversation skills.

For an additional fee, Warwick's International Office organizes a variety of inexpensive excursions to places such as Stratford, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Oxford, Cambridge, London, Stonehenge and Salisbury. Students also have the opportunity for individual travel.

Per university policy, all UofSC students will be charged emergency medical, evacuation and repatriation insurance for their time abroad. Contact the Education Abroad Office for more details.

 Students live in University residences with British, international and other exchange students. On-campus housing is not guaranteed and typically first-come-first-serve. Students may need to look into off-campus housing options. 

 In the spring, classes begin in January and end in late March. Summer term classes end in June.  USC IB exchange students will study on Warwick's spring term or spring and summer terms, as Warwick has a trimester calendar.

Orientation will cover such topics as campus life, health care, safety and housing and will be held within the first few days you arrive. 

 Students who attend the University of Warwick for from January to March (less than 6 months) do not need to apply for a visa in advance. You will receive a Student Visitor visa at the airport. Please contact the Education Abroad Office if you have questions.


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