As one of the longest-established specialist land-based Colleges in the UK, we offer our international students an opportunity to study a range of high quality and inspirational academic programmes with Bachelors, Masters and Research Degrees.
Established in 1893, Writtle College has valued and nurtured its international links and is held in high regard by related industries worldwide for providing highly skilled and knowledgeable students for their chosen sectors as well as being at the forefront of research and consultancy. Our extensive portfolio of courses gives you the opportunity to study at Further Education or Higher Education levels, from Foundation and Honours degrees through to Masters and PhD research programmes.
Among the subject choices are Equine, Veterinary Physiotherapy, Animal Science, Sport, Agriculture, Conservation, Horticulture, Professional Floristry, Art & Design, and Landscape Architecture & Garden Design. Writtle benefits of a safe and beautiful campus setting and yet is close to all the amenities of the City of Chelmsford and just a 35 minute train journey away from the heart of the UK’s Capital, London.
Writtle College has on-site accommodation for around 400 students, which creates a campus with a lively, community atmosphere. Many students are keen to live on campus as it is easier to settle in and all the facilities – such as the launderette, restaurants and bar, sports centre, library and computer services – are close at hand.
English language requirements
If you do not have English as a first language, you will normally be required to demonstrate an IELTS overall score (or equivalent) of:
- 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 in all elements for a Further Education course
- 5.5 with a minimum of 5.0 in all elements for a Foundation degree, Higher Certificate or Higher Diploma
- 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all elements for a degree
- 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all elements for a postgraduate degree
If you have lower scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course, which can lead to entry to the appropriate programme of study.
English support is also offered to international students whose first language is not English. In-sessional English courses are free and help with skills such as assignment writing and general English language and culture. Individual tutorial support is also available as required.
Non-EU (International) Student Fees
For 2016/17 entry the fees for non-EU students are as follows:
- Certificate or Diploma courses at Level 3: £9,000 per year
- Bachelor degrees, Foundation degrees and Higher Certificates: £10,700 per year
- Postgraduate taught and research degrees: £11,500
UK/EU (Home) Student Fees
For 2016/17 entry the fees for UK/EU (Home) students are as follows:
- Bachelor degrees, Foundation degrees and Higher Certificates: £9,000 per year*
- Postgraduate taught and research degrees: £5,500
*£1,500 Subject Scholarship available for the following courses:
BSc Hons Sport & Exercise Performance Foundation degree FdSc Cycling Performance Diploma of Higher Education Sports & Exercise Performance
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