The University of Chichester is internationally recognized as a beacon of good practice for high quality, student-centered higher education within a supportive community of learning.
International students play a significant part in life at the University of Chichester. Located on England's south coast, Chichester offers a welcoming, safe, and accessible environment for students. The UK and particularly Chichester is a diverse and friendly place that is home to several thousand international students each year.
The Cathedral city of Chichester, with its blend of over two thousand years of history offers a stunning backdrop to a city filled with historical and cultural delights, shopping, and over 100 places to eat. Chichester has ten miles of beautiful coastline which provides a great environment for water sports, walkers, and cyclists. As of the 2011 Census, the population was estimated at about 114,000. The city center has great shopping with a mix of famous High Street stores and high quality independent clothes and shoe shops. Chichester lies between two areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the South Downs and Chichester Harbor - as well as other nature reserves, stunning beaches and dramatic coastline to the south.
Study abroad students coming to Chichester can choose any combination of modules from the courses listed as long as courses don't run simultaneously. Students can only choose from modules of their designated course. You must make sure your university approves your module selection and will transfer credit back to your degree course. The modules are listed under each subject. You can choose 4 modules per semester from the courses below:
- Business Studies
- English and Creative Writing
- Media Studies,
- Theology and Religion
- Sport and Exercise Sciences
- Sport Development and Management
- Fine Art
- Charity Development
L4: This is a 1st year module of our 3 year degree program (equal to a 2nd year of a 4 year degree structure).
L5: This is a 2nd year module of our 3 year degree program (equal to a 3rd year of a 4 year degree structure).
6: This is a 3rd year module of our 3 year degree program (equal to a 4th year of a 4 year degree structure).
Credit Equivalents/Grade Conversion:
Uses ECTS credits
15 = 7.5 ECTS = 3.8 sem hrs
70+ = A
65-69 = A-
61-64 = B+
58-60 = B
55-57 = B-
52-54 = C+
49-51 = C
45-48 = C-
40-44 = D
25-39 = D-
<38 = No transfer
Level of Courses:
Level 4 = lower level
Levels 5 & 6 = upper level
Levels 7 & 8 = postgraduate levels
Important information to review:
Review the roles of the Advisee and the Advisor under the main menu Get Started
Entry and Exit Requirements:
- Review and follow the travel recommendations of the CDC for the United Kingdom
- Monitor appropriate websites for updates and information about COVID or other emergencies before departing and while in the destination country. The U.S. Embassy for the United Kingdom provides updates that can be found on their website
Housing & Meals
- On Campus Residence Halls
- Off Campus Apartments
You can apply for University owned accommodation as described above via the Admissions Portal. Please note accommodation application must be submitted by the deadline to ensure you are guaranteed a room in University accommodation.
Once the University of Chichester has received your electronic application, accommodation will be allocated using a randomizes allocation system and you will be notified by e-mail of the accommodation we have reserved for you. If you are successful in getting University-owned and managed accommodation you will have 7 days to pay your non-refundable* £100 booking fee from the day you received your offer email. All booking fees must be paid online.
You will be asked to indicate the type of accommodation you would be happy to accept at University of Chichester in order of preference. While the university will try to meet students’ requests for particular accommodation, we cannot guarantee University-owned accommodation and if you are successful in securing a room the type of accommodation offered may not necessarily be your first choice or on your requested campus. Students will be billed for their housing on a weekly basis.
- There are on and off-campus options for housing with or without meal plans, along with shared apartment or single room options. The student halls of residence on campus include both catered and self catered. The campus also includes the Student Union, The Hub Bar, and a safety bus to haul students to and from any location on campus.
England: University of Chichester
Estimated Program Cost:
* estimated total cost of participation, actual amount depends on type of housing accommodation selected, actual airfare purchase price, personal spending habits, and other factors
Cost of studying on-campus*
*per semester, estimated, will vary per person
Tuition & Fees:
Room & Board:
Dates & Deadlines
Eligibility Requirements to Study Abroad
The Study Abroad Center reserves the right to determine participants' eligibility to Study Abroad. Students must have a completed study abroad application, including supportive recommendation form(s). Additionally, students must meet all of the following in order to be eligible to Study Abroad:
- Have a cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher at the time of application and maintain this cumulative GPA prior to departure and throughout the study abroad process
- If your cumulative GPA is lower than 2.5, submit the following to the Study Abroad Center (103 East Bartlett):
- Letters of reference from two academic contacts (e.g. academic advisor and former or current professor) supporting your pursuit of study abroad. If you are attending a faculty-led study abroad program, one of the letters must be from a course leader. However, if the program has two course leaders, only one of the letters can be from one of the course leaders.
- Must be over the age of 18 years old
- Must meet the course prerequisites (participation in the program is dependent upon meeting these)
- Must be in good standing with the University
- UNI's partner institutions may require additional eligibility requirements to be met, these vary from institution to institution. Please consult with the Study Abroad Center staff to discuss these additional requirements, if applicable.
- Applicants traveling to a region of a country or a country with an overall Travel Advisory Level 3 (Reconsider Travel) or 4 (Do Not Travel) will not be eligible.
- All study abroad applicants must pass the Study Abroad Applicant Assessment with a score of 70% or greater.
- Applicants may be selected for an in-person interview before being accepted. Selection for an interview does not guarantee acceptance into the program. You will be contacted directly by the Study Abroad Center if selected for an interview.