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University of Nottingham, England (Exchange)

The Program

A member of the prestigious Russell Group of major research universities in the United Kingdom and a member of Universitas 21, the University of Nottingham ranks among Britain’s top 10 universities. The student body consists of 30,000 students, including a thriving international community of around 7,500 students from more than 140 countries.  The beautiful main campus (University Park) is set around a famous lake and clock tower on 330 acres of woodlands, parks and playing fields.

The Academics

Students on this exchange program can receive a full semester’s worth of academic credit. Courses are available in a wide range of fields, including the Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, Art History, Agriculture, Television and Film Studies, Philosophy, and Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, and Environmental Engineering. The academic year at the University of Nottingham runs from September to June.  The Autumn semester (Semester 1) runs from mid-September to mid-January.  The Spring semester (Semester 2) runs from mid-January to mid-June.  There is a month-long break during the Spring semester. Click here to view the University of Nottingham Module Catalog.

All students who study in the UK must get either a Student Visitor Visa (for students who study in the UK for less than six months and who don’t plan to work) or a Tier 4 General Student Visa (for students who plan to stay in the UK for more than six months or who want to work or do an internship).

In order to earn credit at UConn for courses completed on this program, individual courses must be approved by a designated UConn course evaluator and assigned a UConn course number. Complete instructions for this process can be found under Academics.

Important!
This list of course equivalents indicates courses that other students have taken in the past. It does not guarantee that they will be available when you participate in the program. If you want to take a course that is not on the list below click on “Academics” to access information on the course accreditation process.General Education course substitution: your school or college will decide if specific study abroad courses can be used to fulfill General Education Requirements. You will need to individually petition your school for the substitution.  For exact information, go to “Academics” and “Gen Ed Substitution”.Note: All study abroad courses have to be assigned a UConn course department number by faculty departmental evaluators before they can be posted and later considered for any minor, major, gen ed, or elective credit.

UConn Dept. and # University Course Title Foreign # Foreign Course Credits Accreditation Expiration Date
ACCT 2101 Managerial Accounting N11413 Introduction to Management Accounting 3 12/31/2017
AGNR 3093 Foreign Study D224P4 World Agroecosystems 3 6/30/2020
ANTH 1000 Other People’s Worlds AA1050 Cultural Anthropology: An Introduction 3 6/30/2019
ANTH 3093 Foreign Study AA1017 Anthropology of Human Ecology 3 12/31/2017
ANTH 3093 Foreign Study V41201 Matisse, Picasso, Duchamp 3 12/31/2018
ANTH 3093 Foreign Study V82200 Explaining Religion 3 6/30/2019
BADM 2893 Foreign Study N12122 Managing Tourism 3 12/31/2017
BADM 2893 Foreign Study N12415 Managing the Marketing Mix 3 12/31/2018
BADM 2893 Foreign Study N11605 Business Finance 3 12/31/2018
BADM 2893 Foreign Study T11009 Introduction to Business and Economy of China 3 12/31/2018
BADM 2893 Foreign Study N11132 East Asian Business in the Global Economy 3 12/31/2018
CAMS 1103 + CAMS 3298 Classical Mythology + Foreign Study Q81MYT Greek and Roman Mythology 3 + 2 12/31/2021
CE 3520 Civil Engineering Materials H21CEM Civil Engineering Materials 3 12/31/2018
CE 3995 Special Topics in Civil Engineering H21SSV Structural Mechanics and Vibration 3 12/31/2018
CE 3995 Special Topics in Civil Engineering H211S2 Construction Issues 3 12/31/2018
COMM 1300 Mass Communication Systems 91INT Media and Society 3 6/30/2017
COMM 4993 Foreign Study W52205 Transnational Film and Television 3 6/30/2017
CSE 3502 Theory of Computing G52MAL Machines and their Languages 3 12/31/2019
CSE 4300 Operating Systems G530PS Operating Systems 3 12/31/2019
CSE 4300 + ENGR 3193 Operating Systems + Foreign Study G520SC Operating Systems & Concurrency [20 credits] 3+2 12/31/2019
CSE 4500 Parallel Systems G54PDC Parallel and Distributed Computing 3 12/31/2019
CSE 4705 Introduction Artificial Intelligence G51IAI Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 3 12/31/2019
CSE 4705 + ENGR 3193 Introduction Artificial Intelligence + Foreign Study G54DIA Designing Intelligent Agents [20 credits] 3+2 12/31/2019
CSE 4707 Computer Security G53SEC Parallel and Distributed Computing 3 12/31/2019
DRAM 4193 Foreign Study W5 1225 Approaches to Film and Television  [20 credits] 5 6/30/2019
ECE 3001 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves H63FWA Fields, Waves and Antennas 3 12/31/2020
ECE 3111 Systems Analysis H63CSD Control System Design 3 12/31/2020
ECE 4112 Digital Communications and Networks H63DCM Digital Communications 3 12/31/2020
ECON 2202 Intermediate Macroeconomics Theory L12402 Macroeconomics Theory (10 credits) 3 12/31/2017
EEB 2245 Evolutionary Biology C12477 Evolutionary Biology of Animals 3 12/31/2020
ENGL 2203 +  ENGL 3693 American Literature II + Foreign Study Q41220 American Literature 2: Since 1900 3+2 6/30/2020
ENGL 3627 Studies in Literature Q3107S The Viking World 3 12/31/2018
ENGL 3693 Foreign Study Q3102S English Literature History 3 12/31/2018
ENGR 3193 Foreign Study H61RES Intro to Renewable & Sustainable Energy Sources 3 12/31/2019
ENVE 2310 + ENGR 3193 Environmental Engineering Fundamentals + Foreign Study H21E01 Introduction to Environmental Engineering (extra 2 credits for 20 credit course) 3+2 6/30/2019
ENVE 4820 + ENGR 3193 Hydraulic Engineering + Foreign Study H22H12 Hydraulics 2 (extra 2 credits for 20 credit course) 3+2 6/30/2019
FNCE 4893 Foreign Study P13313 International Finance 3 12/31/2019
FNCE 4893 Social Psychology C81SOC Social Psychology 3 6/30/2021
GEOG 2200 Introduction to Human Geography L81123 Exploring Human Geography 3 12/31/2018
HIST 1400 Modern Western Traditions V112S3 Themes in Modern European History (c1500-1789) 3 12/31/2017
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V12126 Rethinking the Industrial Revolution: Transformation of England, 1750-1914 (20 credit course) 5 (20 CATS) 6/30/2017
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V12160 Central European History: From Revolution  to War, 1848-1914 (20 credit course) 5 (20 CATS) 6/30/2017
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V12213 The Tokugawa World, 1600-1868 3 6/30/2017
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V12235 Environmental History: Nature and the Western World, 1800-2000 3 6/30/2017
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V12247 From Gladstone to Asquith: Britain 1868-1914 5 6/30/2017
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V12120 Blood treasure: Vikings, Franks and Anglo-Saxons, 793-910 (20 credit course) 5 (20 CATS) 6/30/2018
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V12179 Soviet State and Society, 1917-1991 (20 credit course) 5 (20 CATS) 6/30/2018
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V13327 Life During Wartime: Social and Political Change in 1970s America (20 credit course0 5 (20 CATS) 6/30/2018
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V112S9 Introduction to the Medieval World 1200-1500 3 12/31/2018
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V12211 Communities, Crime and Punishment in England 1500-1800 5 6/30/2021
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V112S9 Introduction to the Medieval World 3 6/30/2021
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V12134 Consumers and Citizens: Society and Culture in Eighteenth Century England 5 6/30/2022
HIST 3993 Foreign Study V12281 Cities, Factories and Cultural Living: Interwar Japan 5 6/30/2022
MCB 2210 Cell Biology C12476 Cell Biology 3 12/31/2019
MCB 3895 Special Topics C13595 Advanced Developmental Biology 3 12/31/2020
MCB 3895 Special Topics C41202 Genes and Cellular Control I (L) 3 12/31/2020
MCB 3895 Special Topics C43629 Aging, Sex, and DNA Repair 3 12/31/2020
MCB 3895 Special Topics C72ISM Introductory Signals and Metabolic Regulation 3 12/31/2020
MCB 3895 Special Topics C12460 Immunobiology 3 12/31/2021
MCB 4211 Basic Immunology C9311S Immunity & The Immune System 3 12/31/2019
OPIM 4893 Foreign Study N13810 Manufacturing Strategy 3 6/30/2020
OPIM 4893 Foreign Study N12803 Production and Inventory Management 2 6/30/2020
PHIL 1101 Problems of Philosophy V71LAR Appearance and Reality 3 6/30/2021
PHIL 1102 Philosophy and Logic V71ELL Elementary Logic 3 12/31/2020
PHIL 1103 Philosophical Classics V71HWP History of Western Philosophy 3 6/30/2021
PHIL 1104 Philosophy and Social Ethics V71APE Applied Ethics 3 12/31/2020
PHIL 2217 + PHIL 4293 Social and Political Philosophy + Foreign Study V73POL Political Philosophy (20 credit course) 3+2 12/31/2019
PHIL 3216 Environmental Ethics V73ETH Environmental Ethics 3 12/31/2018
PHIL 3250 + PHIL 4293 Philosophy of Mind + Foreign Study V73MND Mind and Consciousness (20 credit course) 3+2 12/31/2019
POLS 1002 Introduction to Political Theory M11002 Modern Political Theory 3 6/30/2020
POLS 2222 + POLS 3993 Political Institutions and Behavior in Western Europe + Foreign Study M12017 Politics and Society in Europe (20 credit course) 3+2 if 20 cr 6/30/2019
POLS 2998 + POLS 3993 Political Issues + Foreign Study M12089 IPE and Global Development (20 credit course) 3+2 if 20 cr 6/30/2019
POLS 2998 + POLS 3993 Political Issues + Foreign Study M13043 Parliament Studies (20 credit course) 3+2 if 20 cr 6/30/2019
POLS 2998 + POLS 3993 Political Issues + Foreign Study M13103 Weapons of Mass Destruction (20 credit course) 3+2 if 20 cr 6/30/2019
POLS 2998 + POLS 3993 Political Issues + Foreign Study M13202 Voters and Elections (20 credit course) 3+2 if 20 cr 6/30/2019
POLS 3210 +  POLS 3993 Ethnic Conflict and Democracy in Comparative Perspective + Foreign Study M13200 The Politics of Ethnic Conflict (20 credit course) 3+2 if 20 cr 6/30/2019
POLS 3418 International Organization and Law M33117 Foundations of Public International Law 3 6/30/2018
POLS 3993 Foreign Study M12105 Global Citizenship – Global Issues 3 6/30/2020
POLS 3993 Foreign Study M11015 British Political History since 1945 3 6/30/2020
POLS 3993 Foreign Study M13203 Global Insurgencies + Radical Politics Today 3 6/30/2020
POLS 3993 Foreign Study M13192 Re-thinking the Cold War 3 6/30/2020
POLS 3993 Foreign Study M13192 Rethinking the Cold War 3 6/30/2020
POLS 3993 Foreign Study M13203 Global Insurgencies Radical Politics Today 3 6/30/2020
POLS 3993 Foreign Study M13045 British Public Policy 3 6/30/2020
POLS 3993 Foreign Study M12005 Global Security 3 12/31/2020
PSYC 2200 + PSYC 3883 Physiological Psychology + Foreign Study C81BIO Biological Psychology 3 + 2 6/30/2021
PSYC 2301 The Study of Personality C82PIN  Personality and Individual Differences 3 6/30/2021
PSYC 2400 Developmental Psychology C81DEV Developmental Psychology 3 12/31/2020
PSYC 3100 History and Systems of Psychology C82CHI Conceptual and Historical Issues in Psychology 3 12/31/2020
PSYC 3883 Foreign Study C82SAD Social and Developmental Psychology 5 12/31/2020
PSYC 3883 Foreign Study C83CDE  Cognitive Development and Autism 3 6/30/2021
PSYC 3883 Foreign Study C81GLO Introduction to Global Psychology and Communications 3 6/30/2021
PSYC 3883 Foreign Study C81ADD Addiction and The Brain 3 6/30/2021
PSYC 3883 Foreign Study C81GLO UK Introduction to Global Psychology and Communication 3 6/30/2021
PSYC 3883 Foreign Study C81ADD UK Addiction and the Brain 5 6/30/2022
SOCI 2993 International Study L32744 Ethnicity, ‘Race’ and Everyday Life 5 12/31/2021
SOCI 3271 + SOCI 3993 Topics in the Sociology of Culture + Foreign Study L33777 Exploring Social and Cultural Life Through Films 3 + 2 12/31/2021
SOCI 3451 Sociology of Health L32738 Health: Theory, Policy and Practice 3 6/30/2019
SOCI 3993 Foreign Study L32646 History of British Social Policy 5 6/30/2020
SOCI 3993 Foreign Study L33762 The Body, The Self, and Others 5 12/31/2020
SPAN 3293 Foreign Study LK34SB Inter faculty Spanish 4b 3 12/31/2018
STAT 1000Q Introduction to Statistics I L11206 Quantitative Economics II 4 12/31/2017

The Experience

You are guaranteed university housing and have a wide choice of accommodations. Students live in both traditional residence halls that include a meal plan and self-catered apartments in which you are able to cook for yourself. Click here for more information about housing options.

There are over 200 student clubs and societies on campus, covering a huge range of interests from rugby to drama and from juggling to snowboarding. If you want to get involved in sports, the university has superb sporting facilities with 170 teams competing regularly on campus. The city of Nottingham is the national home for watersports, icehockey and speed skating.

Nottingham is located in Nottinghamshire in the Midlands, approximately 120 miles north of London (about 90 minutes by train) and is served by excellent rail and road connections. The city has a population of 30,000 and is a vibrant and cosmopolitan center, home to world class theatre and music venues and a huge variety of restaurants, pubs, and clubs. If you like exploring outside the city, you can hike in the Peak District, a region known for its open moorlands, picturesque villages, and rural green hills and dales. You can also visit famous local sites, including Nottingham Castle, Newstead Abbey, home of writer and poet Lord Byron, and Sherwood Forest.

Finances

Exchange programs charge in-state UConn tuition for in-state students and New England rate UConn tuition for all out-of-state students, along with a few other UConn fees. For exact information on the costs associated with this program, please visit this program’s budget sheet by clicking the link below.

Because this program charges tuition, nearly all types of financial aid can be applied to defray the cost. Contact the UConn Office of Financial Aid Services for information regarding your individual financial aid package.

You may apply the following types of financial aid to the cost of this program: CT Aid for Public College Students Grant, Federal Title IV Funds including Pell Grant, SEOG, Stafford Loans, Perkins Loans, Parent Loans, private scholarships, Tuition Remission Grant, University Grant, Tuition Waiver, and academic scholarships (such as Day of Pride, Nutmeg, Presidential, Leadership and Academic Excellence Scholarships.

You may not apply the following types of financial aid to the cost of this program: Federal Work Study

Budget Sheets: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
The Details

  • Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit

Dates / Deadlines:

Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/02/2017 10/09/2017 01/29/2018 06/22/2018
Calendar Year 2018 10/02/2017 10/09/2017 TBD TBD
Academic Year 2018 03/08/2018 03/15/2018 TBD TBD
Fall 2018 03/08/2018 03/15/2018 TBD TBD

Fact Sheet:

Class status: 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th+ Year Academic area: Agriculture, Engineering, Humanities, Sciences, Social Sciences
Language of instruction: English Prior language study required:
Open to non-UConn students: No Required GPA: 3