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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: GT applicants only
  • Estimated Program Costs: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/03/2020 06/01/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Level: Graduate Program Type: University Exchange
Credit Hours: 12 Weeks per term: 15
Language of Instruction: English Academic Disciplines: Music
Preferred Participating Majors (Exchange Programs): Housing Type: On-Campus Residence Hall, Private Apartment
Advisor: Cassy McInnis International Service Learning: No
Affiliated with GT Serve-Learn-Sustain: No
Program Description:
 
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Location Information

PROGRAM DATES
Fall semester:  mid September – late December
Spring semester:  early January – early June
Academic Year:  mid September – early June


LOCATION
This university is located in London, England. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
http://www.state.gov
http://www.lonelyplanet.com

HOST
Queen Mary University of London is located in Mile End, in the richly diverse East End of London; this area has seen lots of growth and development due to its important role in the 2012 Summer Olympics .

Here are some interesting facts about the campus:
  • 16,919 students
  • 6,444 international students
  • 3,000 staff
  • 240+ degree programs of study

A record of excellence:
  • Member of the Russell Group - London’s newest Russell Group university top for student satisfaction!
  • 11th in the UK in last Research Assessment Exercise (Guardian)
  • 8th in the UK for highest graduate starting salaries (The Sunday Times)
HOUSING
Queen Mary's Residential Services and Support can offer you advice, an online property search, student search notice board and contract reading service. Finding a good place to live in Mile End and the surrounding area is easy, and compared to other parts of London, surprisingly good value for money.

See the Residential Services and Support website for more details about these and other options.

MEALS
  • no meal plan
  • kitchens in residence halls
  • on-campus shops and cafes

Eligibility
  • Georgia Tech degree-seeking student.
  • Good Academic Standing with a 3.0* (or higher) GPA at time of application
  • At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
  • Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
  • Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
  • All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
  • All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).

Academic Info
(NOTE: Fall Semester is 15 weeks, whereas Spring Semester is 22 weeks because of revision weeks and other holidays.

COURSE INFORMATION
For digital copies of modules, contact your GT OIE advisor for this program.

Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here.  Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.

CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM
QMUL uses the following credit transfer system:
1 QMUL credit = 0.357 GT credits
15 QMUL credits = 5 GT credits

GRADING SYSTEM
QMUL Grade = US Grade
66-100 = A
55-65 = B
42-54 = C
40-41 = D
0-39 = F 
  • Complete information about how to apply for or renew a U.S. passport is available here.
  • You must obtain all proper immigration documents, such as an official passport and a visa if required. Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations. For visa information visit the U.S. State Department website here.
Depending on how long you will be in the UK and whether or not you intend to work, you may or may not need to apply for a visa prior to departure. Visa regulations and interpretations can change, so be sure to check the UK Border Agency web site frequently: click here.
Essential Functions of Study Abroad


OIE is committed to supporting students with disabilities who plan to embark on an international experience. Along with this one of a kind experience comes with the knowledge that there are different cultural viewpoints and legal standards for disabilities throughout the world. Contact your study abroad advisor for additional details about the essential functions of this particular study abroad program. Notify the Office of International Education and the Office of Disability Services about your accommodation needs as soon as possible, but at a minimum, we suggest at least six months before your expected departure. Please note, that depending on your needs, it may take longer to determine if accommodations are in place for the program that you have chosen.
Experiences of Former Students
Want to hear from former study abroad students about the realities of daily life at the host school? Want to see snapshots from around the world - taken by former study abroad participants? Check out these helpful links: Peer Advisors and Study Abroad Photo Contest.

Can't find a student perspective for your particular program? Contact this program's Exchange Abroad Advisor for a list of recent participants who are eager to tell other GT students about studying abroad.
Advisor Information
 
Cassy McInnis