Sometimes changes occur during studies and you may want or need to take time out of your course, leave your course or transfer to another course. Or your School may have decided that you need to re-sit or re-take a year.
Whatever the reason for staff at Queen Mary can support and advise you.
If you are choosing to make the change yourself then it is important not to rush into a decision until you have really thought about it.
Talking to someone who is used to advising students about these matters might help you to consider options you did not know about. There may also be financial implications or immigration implications or a combination of both and you can find important advice in these pages to help you make your decision.
A change in studies can affect your student funding entitlement, tuition fee liability and, if you are an international student, it can affect your Student visa. So it is very important to understand how these will be affected. Choose from the following for information:
You can also find information here about the effect on student funding, tuition fee liability, Student visa’s, as well as practical issues such as accommodation and access to university facilities:
Think about your decision
Many students have doubts about whether they can continue with their studies. You might feel that you have rushed your decision about coming to university or feel that you would be more suited to a different course. University life and studying at degree level can be very different to your expectations. Sometimes personal or financial circumstances mean that you cannot give your studies the attention that you would like to.
If these questions sound familiar, it is important to get accurate information before making a decision: