Queen Mary, University of London
Queen Mary, University of London is a top notch research university that is ranked
11th in the U.K. according to the 2009 U.K. Guardian Report. Queen Mary is particularly
strong in business and the sciences, and offers a multi-disciplinary range of courses.
This is a large research university that welcomes over 2,800 international students
each year to its general student population. Much of their mission is to engage the
international student population. This is an ideal option for students who are looking
for an academically challenging urban environment with a community feel. For more
information on the University, please visit http://www.qmul.ac.uk/international/studyabroad.
The university is made up of four total campuses, with two campuses located in east London and two campuses located in central London. Study abroad students study and live on the Mile End campus in the East End.
Because of the large size of the student body, there are many diverse course offerings available to our students. They can take courses within the humanities or biological sciences, including economics, language, linguistics and film, history, and natural sciences. Students would take four modules in the spring, totaling fifteen academic credits transcripted by Queen Mary. Many departments offer pre-registration, which allows students to know their course placement in advance and to plan accordingly.
Student housing at Queen Mary is located on the Mile End campus, which includes state-of-the-art facilities and a vibrant student culture. Students are accommodated in a single room with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. All housing is highly secure and students will find it both comfortable and convenient.
The program at Queen Mary, offered only in the SPRING SEMESTER, runs from early January through mid-June.