We are delighted that you are considering studying abroad at Roehampton. The information below provides you with everything you need to know about the Roehampton study abroad student experience. If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
The University of Roehampton is delighted to offer a wide variety of modules to students on the Study Abroad Programme. You can choose your modules by going to the Study Abroad Module Catalogue. You can take modules that relate to your major, minor or general education, as long as you meet any pre- or co-requisites.
If you are coming in the fall, you should choose modules that end in an A (Autumn).
If you are coming in the spring, you should choose modules that end in an S (Spring).
Modules can be selected up to a maximum of 60 credits per semester or 120 credits per academic year. 10 UK credits are considered to be equivalent to 3 US credits/5 ECTS. 20 UK credits are considered to be equivalent to 4 or 5 US credits/10 ECTS.
Updated module (course) information for 2014/15 will be uploaded to the University of Roehampton website programme pages by mid-April 2014.
You must seek approval for specific courses from your home institution before commencing studies at the university. It is your responsibility to ensure your home institution will accept credit gained from taking each course. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need any further information.
Unless otherwise stated, all modules will be taken alongside full degree students at Roehampton, to ensure you have plenty of opportunities to meet local students and fully integrate into campus and university life.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
We aim to guarantee accommodation in one of our halls of residence for all study abroad students, provided you apply in good time. Rooms are single occupancy study bedrooms with shared kitchen facilities, internet connection and optional private bathrooms. There are plenty of cafes and diners on campus if you’re not sure of your culinary skills.
The goal of the University is to provide a living/learning environment which promotes academic and personal growth and a sense of community among students.
The Study Abroad team will apply for accommodation on your behalf. If you are to be invoiced directly for your accommodation costs, you will also need to apply via our online system. Further details will be sent to you nearer the time.
In order to help you immerse yourself in London and the UK during your time with us, we organise the Study Abroad Social Programme. The programme is updated every semester and full details will be sent to you in the pre-departure information we send to you once you have been accepted on to the Study Abroad Programme.
In Spring 2014, students took part in trips to Greenwich, Hampton Court Palace, a weekend trip to York and the North of England, Cambridge plus a walking tour and theatre performance in London.
Please download the application form and submit the completed form, along with a copy of your transcript, academic reference and personal statement to:
Study Abroad TeamLawrence BuildingUniversity of RoehamptonRoehampton LaneLondon SW15 5PJ, UK
Complete applications can be scanned to firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, you can apply via one of our partner institutions:
Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU)
Universidad de la Magdalena
Universidad de Costa Rica
Universidad Espíritu Santo, Ecuador
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara
University of Auckland
Buskerud & Vestfold
Arizona State University
San Jose State University
Texas Christian University
University of Arizona
University of Hawaii
University of North Carolina Wilmington
University of Northern Iowa
Western Oregon University
Valdosta State University
Athena Study Abroad
International Studies Abroad (ISA)
If you are applying to study with us through an exchange agreement we have with your home institution, you should inform the your home institution as they will need to approve your application and submit it directly to Roehampton on your behalf. This will be done as part of your home institution’s study abroad application procedures. Please speak to international office staff at your home institution for further information.
Autumn term 2014
Arrival day: 9 September 2014
International orientation: 10-12 September 2014
University orientation: 15-19 September 2014
Classes start: 22 September 2014
Classes finish: 12 December 2014
Last departure date: 28 December 2014
Spring/Summer term 2015
Arrival day: 6 January 2015 (tbc)
International/university orientation: 7-9 January 2015
Classes start: 12 January 2015
Classes finish: 27 March 2015
Easter vacation: 30 March-17 April 2015
Consultation week: 20-24 April 2015 (tbc)
Examination period: 27 April - 15 May 2015 (tbc)
Term ends: 5 June 2015
Last departure date: 5 June 2015
Students are expected to have a minimum of 2.8 GPA on a 4.0
scale, or equivalent
Full-year and Autumn Term applications: 31 May
Spring/Summer Term applications: 31 October
Autumn term 2014: £5,750
Spring/Summer term 2015: £5,750
Academic year 2014-15: £11,500
If you are coming to Roehampton under an exchange agreement or through one of our partner institutions, please contact them directly for fee information.