The following is a brief background to the institutions participating in the Queen Mary Exchange Programme. We recommend that you explore their web-sites.
Applications can be submitted via The Applications procedures page.
WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA OR TEXAS AT AUSTIN PROGRAMMES. THE DEALINE FOR APPLICATIONS FOR OTHER DESTINATIONS IS 4PM ON FRIDAY 13 JANUARY 2017.
FOR YOUR REFERENCE, A LIST OF MODULES TAKEN ABROAD IN PREVIOUS YEARS CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.
|Institute||Participating schools and departments|
|Boston College||All departments excluding Drama, Economics, Finance and Sciences|
Students will not be able to register for more than two classes in one department. Students will need to enrol in at least two departments per semester.
|University of California|
YEAR ONLY OPTION
STUDENTS SHOULD NOT COMPLETE THE UCAL ONLINE APPLICATION ON UCAL'S WEBSITE (LINK TO THE LEFT). STUDENTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE QMUL ONLINE APPLICATION INSTEAD AVAILABLE FROM THE APPLICATION PROCEDURES PAGE.
All departments excluding English and Drama (SED students cannot participate on the exchange programme for a full academic year). Students should note the University of California's Education Abroad Programme information for impacted majors and prerequisites [PDF].
STUDENTS SHOULD NOT COMPLETE THE COLUMBIA ONLINE APPLICATION ON COLUMBIA'S WEBSITE (LINK TO THE LEFT). STUDENTS SHOULD COMPLETE THE QMUL ONLINE APPLICATION INSTEAD AVAILABLE FROM THE APPLICATION PROCEDURES PAGE.
|The George Washington University||All departments excluding Engineering.|
AUTUM SEMESTER ONLY
Howard University is located in Washington D.C. It is open to students of all races and gender but has historically had a student body of black students. The focus of this exchange is education and leadership (political, civic). Students will take three academic modules at Howard University which will be complemented by a programme of events and initiatives linked to the US Government - Howard University will use their connections on Capitol Hill to provide QMUL students with this opportunity. The three academic modules taken at Howard will be awarded 45 QMUL credits. The leadership element of the exchange will be awarded 15 QMUL credits. Simon Woolley, Chair of Operation Black Vote and a QMUL alumni, will provide access to British Parliament resources for the Howard students who enrol at QMUL.
|Hunter College(City University of New York)||All departments excluding Business Management and Engineering. Hunter have no offerings in Psychology.|
Please note Hunter College can only guarantee housing for students who study abroad for the full academic year (subject to meeting advertised deadlines). Students who wish to study abroad for one semester can apply for housing but an allocation will subject to availability.
Exchange students are offered housing at Hunter's 92nd Street residence
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||Students reading degrees in the following subject area CANNOT apply for this programme; Bioengineering, Business, IT, Law. Spaces for students in the following subject areas are very limited so may want to consider alternative destinations; Chemistry, Economics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Sciences and Engineering, Politics.|
|University of Miami||All departments excluding Business, Economics, Russian and Linguistics and Physics and Astronomy.|
|University of Pennsylvaina - (UPenn)||Students must be enrolled on a degree taught by UPenn’s College of Arts & Sciences: http://www.college.upenn.edu/majors Please note that Finance modules are not available at UPenn|
|University of Richmond||All departments.|
|The University of Texas at Austin||All departments except Business Management, Computer Science, Drama and Economics and Finance.|
|The University of Ottawa||All departments except Business Management.|
|The University of Toronto||Biochemistry will not be available to exchange students.|
English and Computer Science students will find module options are very restricted at the St George Campus (downtown) so should look at the other campus options. Business options are not available at the St George campus. Management courses are however available in Mississauga.
Restricted programmes can be found at the link below. Please note Finance modules are not available at Toronto.
University of Toronto Restricted Programmes for Exchange Students
|The University of Auckland||All departments excluding Biological and Chemical Sciences, Psychology and Finance.|
|University of Melbourne||All departments.|
|University of Sydney||All departments.|
|University of Western Australia||All departments.|
|Nanyang Technological University||Students are allowed to take courses offered by all the schools except the 5 autonomous institutes: National Institute of Education, the S Rajaratnam School of Internaitonal Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.|
Students from The School of Economics and Finance are not able to study at NTU.
Courses offered at the School of Art, Design and Media which is part of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences are available to exchange students. However, certain courses may be restricted or extremely popular, meaning that there is no guarantee that a student will be able to register for them.
Here is the list of undergraduate courses that are restricted or limited
|Seoul National University||All departments.|
|Renmin University||All departments.|
|University of Hong Kong||All departments.|
YEAR ONLY OPTION
|Open to students enrolled in the School of Economics and Finance,The School of Politics and International Relations and students reading a degree in Computing Science.|
Details of modules taken abroad previously can be found here: