harvard-universityThis website brings together information relating to colleges and universities both in the USA and the UK. We provide overviews and links to courses, as well as helpful resources on both sides of the Atlantic.

Educational Systems

The education systems in the UK and USA vary in a number of respects, including entry qualifications and grading scales. For more information please visit the Education Systems page.

 

Travel Information

Travel abroad can be both exciting and stressful, even when you speak the language! There are entry permits and work Visas to think about, as well as the travel arrangements themselves. You will find a host of useful information to lighten the burden on our Travel Information page.

 

Student Accommodation

Accommodation in the major cities of both the UK and USA can be expensive unless you know where to look. We outline a number of helpful resources on our Student Accommodation page.

Further Resources

You will find additional useful resources under ‘Anglo American Services’ on the right. Study in Britain is a directory of courses and other resources in the UK and Ireland. You will find a lot of information on topics including funding, scholarships, roommate search and accommodation.

Paul Brown Associates Ltd is a UK based Microsoft Office training courses provider who specialise in International student programmes. Using their online system they can deliver live 1-1 tutor-led training on all aspects of Microsoft Office including Excel & Word.

We will be adding more helpful resources as this website grows, so do check back regularly.

The University of Nottingham offers a three-year full programme in Forensic Psychology (Dforenpsy) at the UK campus. This course has been accredited and approved by both the Health Professional Council and British Psychological Society. Psychology graduates who are interested being trained and educated to work with victims or offenders while under the guidance of qualified and registered forensic professionals and professors. This post graduate course of study  aims to help psychology graduates develop important professional skills such as evaluation, treatment, intervention, management, assessment and implementation for victims and offenders in the field of forensics.

Modules in this course of study include:

  • Theories of Criminal Behaviour
  • Forensic Child Psychology
  • Forensic Mental Health
  • Law and Criminal Justice
  • Forensic Organisational Psychology
  • Forensic Practice Interventions
  • Research Methods and Analyses
  • Research Project

 

Entry Requirements

Students with proven scholastic ability for computer science,  for example, experience in programming, or an A-level with analytical component, such as Maths or Physics are strongly encouraged to apply . An A-level ICT will not be considered

This course begins at the end of the September. Because this course is approved by the Health Professions Council and the British Psychological Society, this confers eligibility for students to apply for the registration ad membership  in both organizations.

This program also has a component called a ‘Top-up Doctorate’ which allows psychologists in the field of forensics with an accredited degree to earn their Doctorate through practical application. Please see the university website for more information.

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students - £6370 / academic year
International students –  £16,410 / academic year

 

Contact Information

Sue Martin
Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology
School of Medicine
YANG Fujia Building
The University of Nottingham
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road
Nottingham
NG8 1BB
t:   +44 (0)115 846 7898
e: postgraduate-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The Open University offers a bachelors of science at the honors level in Criminology and Psychological Studies (BSc Hons). Students with academic and professional interests in understanding why crime occurs and issues related to causes of physical bodily harm to other psychologically may consider this course of study. In the BSc Honours course in Criminology and Psychology  students will have the opportunity to learn and explore a plethora of interesting and amazing issues that deal with crime, psychology and the criminal justice system. These areas include environmental degradation, antisocial behavior, social welfare, surveillance, social justice, and security. Theories about how the mind behaves psychologically when dealing with crime and criminal behavior are foundational in this program.

Modules in this course of study include:

  • Human Resources
  • Object oriented programming
  • Computing laboratory (robotics)
  • Computing laboratory (games)
  • Internet services
  • Databases
  •  Mathematical structures
  •  Machine fundamentals
  • Software engineering
  • Team project
  •  Team project in artificial intelligence
  • Programming paradigms Half
  •  Robotics Half
  •  Graphics and HCI
  • And many more!

 

Entry Requirements

 

The Open University does not list any formal requirements for this course of study. However, there are general qualification regulations for the Open University. You must apply for a course to be eligible to take the course. If there are special regulations that may apply to you as a student from an international country please contact the university using the information below, as requirements for language, secondary degrees, may vary. This especially applies to transfer credits that students may want to carry into the program from another tertiary institution. Additionally, you will need a computer with internet access to participate in this course, as Criminology and Psychological studies at the Open University is a distance education course of study.

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students - £5124 / academic year
International students – not available in all countries please check the website for availability

 

Contact Information

Call +44 845 241 6555

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University of Alabama offers a Bachelors of Science in Microbiology in the Department of Arts and Sciences. Students interesting in pursuing a curriculum that underscores the importance of other interrelated sciences, such as, physics, biology, or chemistry, in the study of microbiology should consider applying for this major the University of Alabama. This program may be of further interest to students because this program is designed to be flexible enough to prepare students for employment, medical school, or graduate school. This  major is also Math intensive as students are require take math courses in sequence until analytical geometry and calculus are completed.

This program has recently been restructured to include different requirements to successfully complete the major. Students entering the program after January of 2012 are required to use the new requirements. Students also may request that the prerequisite courses for this form be transferred from other institutions at the discretion of the Biological Sciences Department.

 

There are specific course requirements  for this major in eight hours of physics, and 16 hours of chemistry.  These are courses that must be taken to fulfill all prerequisites to go on to the advance courses in the major. These courses include:

  • Principle Biology I & II
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbiology
  • General Bacteriology
  • Bacterial Physiology
  • General Bacteriology Laboratory
  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • And many more!

 

Entry Requirements

Students may apply to the University of Alabama through an online application, or by mailing a print application. There is a $40 application fee for print applications to the university. It is important to know that whether or not you are accepted, application fees for print applications are non refundable. You must send your ACT or SAT scores to the university. The code for the ACT examination is 0052 and the code for the SAT examination is 1830. Additional students need to send the most recent official transcripts from high school indicating their graduation date.

International students must apply online. Students who have earned academic grades that are above average, have gained the proper secondary credentials, and who are also eligible for  enrollment in their home country may apply to the university. Students are encouraged to submit an English Language proficiency test. This is not, however, a requirement. International Students should be aware that the United States Department of states makes it a requirement for all students who are planning to study in the country and apply for a an F or J visa to prove that they have the ability to support themselves, by showing how they will pay for tuition, and living expenses.

Course Fees

Full Time Rates Per Semester
Credit Hours: 12-16
Resident: $4,725
Nonresident: $11,975
(International student tuition rates not specified

Contact Information

The University of Alabama
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Box 870132
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0132

Local: (205) 348-5666
Toll Free: 1-800-933-BAMA (2262)

Please visit the University of Alabama’s website for more information.

The University of Alabama offers a Bachelors of Science in Microbiology in the Department of Arts and Sciences. Students interesting in pursuing a curriculum that underscores the importance of other interrelated sciences, such as, physics, biology, or chemistry, in the study of microbiology should consider applying for for this major the University of Alabama. This program may be of further interest to students because this program is designed to be flexible enough to prepare students for employment, medical school, or graduate school. This  major is also Math intensive as students are require take math courses in sequence until analytical geometry and calculus are completed.

This program has recently been restructured to include different requirements to successfully complete the major. Students entering the program after January of 2012 are required to use the new requirements. Students also may request that the prerequisite courses for this form be transferred from other institutions at the discretion of the Biological Sciences Department.

 

There are specific course requirements  for this major in eight hours of physics, and 16 hours of chemistry.  These are courses that must be taken to fulfill all prerequisites to go on to the advance courses in the major. These courses include:

  • Principle Biology I & II
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbiology
  • General Bacteriology
  • Bacterial Physiology
  • General Bacteriology Laboratory
  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • And many more!

 

Entry Requirements

Students may apply to the University of Alabama through an online application, or by mailing a print application. There is a $40 application fee for print applications to the university. It is important to know that whether or not you are accepted, application fees for print applications are non refundable. You must send your ACT or SAT scores to the university. The code for the ACT examination is 0052 and the code for the SAT examination is 1830. Additional students need to send the most recent official transcripts from high school indicating their graduation date.

International students must apply online. Students who have earned academic grades that are above average, have gained the proper secondary credentials, and who are also eligible for  enrollment in their home country may apply to the university. Students are encouraged to submit an English Language proficiency test. This is not, however, a requirement. International Students should be aware that the United States Department of states makes it a requirement for all students who are planning to study in the country and apply for a an F or J visa to prove that they have the ability to support themselves, by showing how they will pay for tuition, and living expenses.

Course Fees

Full Time Rates Per Semester
Credit Hours: 12-16
Resident: $4,725
Nonresident: $11,975
(International student tuition rates not specified

Contact Information

The University of Alabama
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Box 870132
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0132

Local: (205) 348-5666
Toll Free: 1-800-933-BAMA (2262)

Please visit the University of Alabama’s website for more information.

The University of Nottingham offers a three-year course of study in Computer Science (BSc). Students with academic interests in  advanced research strategies and contemporary technologies would be interest in the superior  research production of this course and unmatched excellence and quality in international research.  This program provides students with up-to-date modules and learning activities that will prepare them for the expectation of future employers. In addition students enroled in this course will have exclusive opportunities to work in stat-of-the-art laboratories with contemporary experimental technologies, and artificial intelligence.

Modules in this course of study include:

  • Human Resources
  • Object oriented programming
  • Computing laboratory (robotics)
  • Computing laboratory (games)
  • Internet services
  • Databases
  •  Mathematical structures
  •  Machine fundamentals
  • Software engineering
  • Team project
  •  Team project in artificial intelligence
  • Programming paradigms Half
  •  Robotics Half
  •  Graphics and HCI
  • And many more!

 

Entry Requirements

Students with proven scholastic ability for computer science,  for example, experience in programming, or an A-level with analytical component, such as Maths or Physics are strongly encouraged to apply . An A-level ICT will not be considered

For A-levels a typical University offer would be ABC/BBB including B at the lowest in mathematics or physics. ABC including an A in computing will be considered. For international students,  the International Baccalaureate Diploma should be no lower than 32 points including 5 in mathematics or physics at higher level. The BTEC National Diploma with Distinction, Distinction, Distinction (with significant computing component) and at least B in GCSE mathematics will also be considered. Sufficient IELTS and TOEFL scores apply for English Language Learners. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply

 

Course Fees

Home and EU students - £9000 / academic year
International students –  £14,600 / academic year

 

Contact Information

Royal Holloway, University of London

Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX

T: +44 (0)1784 434455

 

To enrol for this course please apply through UCAS (see link under ‘IT Course providers’)

The University of Southern California, Los Angeles provides a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Aging Major in the School of Gerontology. Students who are interested understanding the changing role of gerontology  in the world of academia, industry, and personal life should consider this major program. Gerontology is one of the more flexible degrees offered at the undergraduate level. Graduates from this program secure jobs an wide variety of fields. Students go on to become entertainment executives, police crusaders, researchers, entrepreneurs, and of course, doctors.

The Human Development and Aging major in the School of Gerontology, helps students prepare for entry into graduate school, or professional education programs. These programs usually have an emphasis on adults, aging, and development in the adult elderly population. Students may also take the masters track in this undergraduate major. On this track, students will receive the masters in approximately one year, for a total of five years of schooling for the bachelors and masters degrees combined. In this combined degree program, students gain a sharper focus on practicum, and students also may waive certain courses so that they can finish their degrees in a timely fashion. This major also has two tracks, health science and social science

Electives and required courses in this major include but are not limited to:

  • Gerontology: The Science of Adult Development
  • Psychology of Adult Development
  • Society and Adult Development
  • Policy, Values, and Power in an Aging Society
  • Administrative Problems in Aging
  • Health Issues in Adulthood
  • Case Management for Older Adults
  • Practicum
  • Senior Seminar
  • Childhood, Birth, and Repoduction
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Child Language Acquisition
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Any many more!

 

Entry Requirements

Students who apply to the University of Southern California, Los Angeles must apply through the Common Application for the state of California, as the University of California, Los Angeles is part of the state system of higher education. Both the application for admissions and the Writing Supplement for the USC system can be accessed and submitted here. The University of Southern California does not have a minimum requirement threshold for students. Grades, ranks, and test scores, are considered on a student-by-student basis. Nevertheless, GPA and tests such as the ACT and SAT which are standardized are significant factors in admissions into the university. Please not that for an IB diploma or AP credits, students may transfer a maximum of 16 (of the 32 earned) credits that may be counted for college credit at USC, LA. These courses may not replace any diversity, writing, or foreign language courses offered through the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Transfer students who have started a four-year degree program at another institution may transfer more than 15 credits at the review of the admissions department. The average entry examination scores for freshmen entering in 2013-14 were: 3.73-3.82 of a 4.0 scale. The average SAT examination scores were 1960-2250. Composite ACT scores fell between 29-34. Registration deadlines for the Fall semester are at the beginning of December scholarship consideration, and the first or second week in January for all acceptance consideration.

International applicants are students who are entering the country on a student visa, and students who are currently residing in the country with non-immigrant visas. To apply to the university, students must follow the steps for first-year or transfer students and also submit a ‘Financial Statement of Personal or Family Support’ to prove that you can finance your living expenses and education while in the US. This is a requirement that comes from the student government. This university also requires that international students sit for the ACT or SAT examinations, and show English proficiency through these tests or the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE. Please contact the University of Southern California Los Angeles for more information for entrance as an International freshmen or transfer student.

Course Fees

Full Time Rates Per Semester
Credit Hours: 12-18
Academic Year: $45,602
(International student tuition rates not specified)

Contact Information

USC Davis School of Gerontology
Office of Admission and Student Services
3715 McClintock Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0191
Phone: 213-740-6515
Fax: 213-740-6515
Email: fbe@usc.edu

Please visit the University of Southern California Los Angeles website for more information.

The Open University offers a three-year course of study in Childhood and Youth Studies (BA Honours). Students interested in what makes people choose to do certain actions, and how children are influenced in positive and negative ways and how these two ideas are connected may be interested in applying for this program. In the United Kingdom, the study of children and youth is one of the most rapidly expanding disciplines in academia. In this last ten to fifteen years, the Open University has been one of the earliest universities to develop a wide-ranging program that engages students. The interdisciplinary aspect of this program helps students discover and understand how their current work with children and youth, or their future work, connects to wider field of practice and study. The Open University offers student experiences that include, learning in the fields of research with children, international childhoods, research with children, among other fields.

 

Modules in this course of study include:

  • Object oriented programming
  • Computing laboratory (robotics)
  • Computing laboratory (games)
  • Internet services
  • Databases
  •  Mathematical structures
  •  Machine fundamentals
  • Software engineering
  • Team project
  •  Team project in artificial intelligence
  • Programming paradigms Half
  •  Robotics Half
  •  Graphics and HCI
  • And many more!

 

Entry Requirements

At the Open University, there are no formalised entry prerequisites or requirements. Additionally you do not have to work with children in order to study for this degree. Nevertheless, considering your module choices, some type and level of experience may be needed in dealing with children and youth. Criminal record clearance is required if your interests lie in studying early or primary aged children. This criminal record clearance must be appropriate to the the country and the work or internship setting that you are providing services for children. The responsibility lies with you and your place of employment to make absolutely certain that you fulfill those requirements. This responsibility is not in the Open University’s area of influence, as these requirements are sovereign to each country. By contacting the relevant agency in your country you can find the information you need to fulfill this requirement if you are in doubt about what the correct procedures are to fulfill this important criteria

Course Fees

Home and EU students - £15,372 complete degree program
International students – Varies by Country

 

Contact Information

The Open University
PO Box 197
Milton Keynes
MK7 6BJ
United Kingdom
Phone +44(0) 845 300 60 90

 

Please see the Open University’s website for more information.

 

The University of Alabama offers a Bachelors of Science in Microbiology in the Department of Arts and Sciences. Students interesting in pursuing a curriculum that underscores the importance of other interrelated sciences, such as, physics, biology, or chemistry, in the study of microbiology should consider applying for for this major the University of Alabama. This program may be of further interest to students because this program is designed to be flexible enough to prepare students for employment, medical school, or graduate school. This  major is also Math intensive as students are require take math courses in sequence until analytical geometry and calculus are completed.

This program has recently been restructured to include different requirements to successfully complete the major. Students entering the program after January of 2012 are required to use the new requirements. Students also may request that the prerequisite courses for this form be transferred from other institutions at the discretion of the Biological Sciences Department.

 

There are specific course requirements  for this major in eight hours of physics, and 16 hours of chemistry.  These are courses that must be taken to fulfill all prerequisites to go on to the advance courses in the major. These courses include:

  • Principle Biology I & II
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbiology
  • General Bacteriology
  • Bacterial Physiology
  • General Bacteriology Laboratory
  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • And many more!

 

Entry Requirements

Students may apply to the University of Alabama through an online application, or by mailing a print application. There is a $40 application fee for print applications to the university. It is important to know that whether or not you are accepted, application fees for print applications are non refundable. You must send your ACT or SAT scores to the university. The code for the ACT examination is 0052 and the code for the SAT examination is 1830. Additional students need to send the most recent official transcripts from high school indicating their graduation date.

International students must apply online. Students who have earned academic grades that are above average, have gained the proper secondary credentials, and who are also eligible for  enrollment in their home country may apply to the university. Students are encouraged to submit an English Language proficiency test. This is not, however, a requirement. International Students should be aware that the United States Department of states makes it a requirement for all students who are planning to study in the country and apply for a an F or J visa to prove that they have the ability to support themselves, by showing how they will pay for tuition, and living expenses.

Course Fees

Full Time Rates Per Semester
Credit Hours: 12-16
Resident: $4,725
Nonresident: $11,975
(International student tuition rates not specified

Contact Information

The University of Alabama
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Box 870132
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0132

Local: (205) 348-5666
Toll Free: 1-800-933-BAMA (2262)

Please visit the University of Alabama’s website for more information.

The University of Southern California, Los Angeles provides a Bachelor of Science Finance and Business Economics Major in the Leventhal School of Accounting. Students who are interested in examining the role of markets in allocating both material and money resources along with the decision processes that are inherent to these processes would be interested in applying to this course. The faculty of this program use the unique integration of finance and economic business at Leventhal to explore concepts and applications in theory and practice to the interrelated areas of industrial organization, public policy toward business, banking, real estate, insurance, corporate finance, investments,  and other areas. Professors undertake a balanced approach on teaching primary theory, and then the application of this learned theory to issues and complicated matters in business.

The Leventhal School of Accounting hosts and established weekly  FBE Seminar Series with surprise occasional surprise speakers in the fall and spring semesters.  These semesters are held to give students another level of support to their experience and are of no cost to students. There are over 30 professors that instruct teach in Finance and Business economics, with some professors who have joint appointments in a variety of departments throughout the university.

Electives and courses in this major include but are not limited to:

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Business Finance
  • Macroeconomic Analysis for Business Decisions
  • Economic Analysis for Business Decisions
  • The Financial System
  • Real Estate Finance and Investment
  • Introduction to Real Estate Finance and Development
  • Government and Business
  • Financial Analysis and Valuation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Principles of Employment Law
  • International Business Law
  • Financial Policies and Corporate Control
  • Corporate Financial Policies and Corporate Control
  • And many more!

 

Entry Requirements

Students may apply to the University of Southern California, Los Angeles must apply through the Common Application for the state of California, as the University of California, Los Angeles is part of the state system of higher education. Both the application for admissions and the Writing Supplement for the USC system can be accessed and submitted here. The University of Southern California does not have a minimum requirement threshold for students. Grades, ranks, and test scores, are considered on a student-by-student basis. Nevertheless, GPA and tests such as the ACT and SAT which are standardized are significant factors in admissions into the university. Please not that for an IB diploma or AP credits, students may transfer a maximum of 16 (of the 32 earned) credits that may be counted for college credit at USC, LA. These courses may not replace any diversity, writing, or foreign language courses offered through the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Transfer students who have started a four-year degree program at another institution may transfer more than 15 credits at the review of the admissions department. The average entry examination scores for freshmen entering in 2013-14 were: 3.73-3.82 of a 4.0 scale. The average SAT examination scores were 1960-2250. Composite ACT scores fell between 29-34.

International applicants are students who are entering the country on a student visa, and students who are currently residing in the country with non-immigrant visas. To apply to the university, students must follow the steps for first year or transfer students and also submit a ‘Financial Statement of Personal or Family Support’ to prove that you can finance your living expenses and education while in the US. This is a requirement that comes from the student government. This university also requires that international students sit for the ACT or SAT examinations, and show English proficiency through these tests or the TOEFL, IELTS or PTE. Please contact the University of Southern California Los Angeles for more information for entrance as an International freshmen or transfer student.

Course Fees

Full Time Rates Per Semester
Credit Hours: 12-18
Academic Year: $45,602
(International student tuition rates not specified)

Contact Information

USC FBE Dept.
Bridge Hall – 308, MC-0804
3670 Trousdale Parkway, Ste. 308
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0804 USA
Phone: 213-740-6515
Fax: 213-740-6515
Email: fbe@usc.edu

Please visit the University of Southern California Los Angeles website for more information.

The University of London- Royal Holloway offers a three-year course of study in Archaeology and Geography (BA). Students with academic interests in receiving balanced training in the pertinent area of, technical, human, regional, human and, physical geography  may be interested in pursuing this course of study. This course of study provides modules in archeology that help students obtain a foundational understanding of the method of archaeology, archeology of the environment, ancient technologies. Additionally the history of thought in archaeology  and the corresponding research methods are explored by students in this program. Students will received specialized training in a choice of areas including, statistical techniques, computing, and cartography. Modules in this course of study include:

  • Object oriented programming
  • Introduction and Approaches to Archaeology
  • Environmental Archaeology
  • Introduction to Medieval Archaeology AD 400 – 1400
  • Introduction to the archaeology of the Roman Empire
  • Prehistory from the Bronze Age to the Iron Age
  • Human Origins: from forests to first farme
  • Archaeology of Technology and Production
  • History, Theory and Practice of Archaeology
  • Prehistoric Britain
  • And many more!

Entry Requirements The program has a flexible admissions process that offers some applicants and offer that is lower than regular, solely dependent upon their personal and educational circumstances. This flexible admissions option is at the discretion of the department.

For A-levels a typical University offer would be ABB/BBB including B at the lowest in geography at A Level.  The International Baccalaureate Diploma should be no lower than 32 points including 6 in Geography at Higher Level. Sufficient IELTS and TOEFL scores apply for English Language Learners. For the IELTS a 7.0 with no less than 6.0 in any element is required. For the TOEFL iBT a score of 100 is required with no less than a 19 out of 20 in Speaking. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Course Fees Home and EU students - £9000 / academic year International students –  £14,600 / academic year   Contact Information Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX T: +44 (0)1784 434455

Please see the university of Nottingham’s website for more information.