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|Who Can Apply?||TTU applicants only|
|Program Dates & TTU Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||TTU Application Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Academic Year||2018||03/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Fall||2018||03/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Spring||2019||10/01/2018 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
** Application acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis.
|Minimum GPA:||3||Housing:||Residence Hall|
|Field of Study:||Accounting, Advertising, Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Art History, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Economics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering, English, European Studies, Finance, Food Science, Geography, Geology & Geophysics, Global Studies, History, Law, Management, Marketing, Mathematics & Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Microbiology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion Studies, Sociology, Women's & Gender Studies, Zoology||Program Type:||Reciprocal Exchange|
|Special Opportunities:||Research||Scholarships Available:||Study Abroad Competitive Scholarship|
Host City and Institution:
Manchester has a population of 2,240,230 and is the United Kingdom's third largest city. Forming part of the English Core Cities Group, and often described as the "Capital of the North," Manchester today is a centre of the arts, the media, higher education and commerce. Manchester is regarded as the best place in the UK to locate a business, and is the fastest-growing city economically. It is the third most visited city in the United Kingdom by foreign visitors and is now often considered to be the second city of the UK. Manchester was the host of the 2002 Commonwealth Games, and among its other sporting connections are its two Premier League football teams, Manchester United and Manchester City.
Manchester was the world's first industrialized city and played a central role during the Industrial Revolution. Manchester City Centre is now on a tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, because of the network of canals and mills constructed during its 19th century development. Due to the large number of universities located in Manchester there are about 100,000 college students, making Manchester a vibrant city with a touch of English charm.
Manchester Metropolitan University is the fourth largest university in Britain after the Open University, the University of London and the University of Manchester. The University now has over 21,000 full-time and 10,000 part-time students. It offers hundreds of courses in over 70 subjects, with five campuses in Manchester, as well as two in Crewe and Alsager in Cheshire. It is organized into eight faculties: Art and Design, Health, Psychology and Social Care, Humanities, Law and Social Science, Science and Engineering, Business School and the Institute of Education.
Big Ben, Queen Elizabeth, Shakespeare, Winston Churchill, Stonehenge, the Beetles, Coldplay, pubs, parliament, Prince William, the Rolling Stones, the London Bridge are just some of the things that people think of when they think of Merry Old England!! The largest and most populous country of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, England became a unified state during the 10th century and takes its name from the Angles, one of a number of Germanic tribes who settled in the territory during the 5th and 6th centuries. The capital city of England is London, which is the largest city in Great Britain, and the largest city in the European Union.
England ranks among the world's most influential and far-reaching centers of cultural development. It was the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. England was the world's first parliamentary democracyand consequently many constitutional, governmental and legal innovations that had their origin in England have been widely adopted by other nations. England has some of the world's greatest museums and art galleries. The British Museum, National Gallery and Tate Modern contain some of the finest collections in the world.
About the program:
Manchester Metropolitan University is an exchange program that offers a wide variety of classes in business, engineering, arts and science, architecture, education, mass communications, and visual and performing arts. Texas Tech students will pay Texas Tech tuition and fees before leaving. Students will be responsible for paying for their housing and meals while in France. Because this is an exchange program, grades will be factored into a students GPA.
Courses and Areas of Study:
All courses at Manchester Metropolitan University are offered in English. But course can be found for student in business, engineering, arts and science, architecture, education, mass communications, and visual and performing arts. Student can find out what classes are offered by checking out the METU website: http://www.mmu.ac.uk/courses/
Housing and Meals:
Many exchange students will live in residence halls and the University offers a wide choice of rooms, with everything from hotel-style en-suite rooms with internet access to more traditional budget rooms for the cost-conscious. In addition to the 8 university-owned or leased halls in Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University students have access to around 30 privately-owned halls. Rooms are also available for students with mobility difficulties.
Financial Aid and Scholarships:
Financial Aid is available to all TTU students studying in a TTU approved program. Budgets for the approved programs are sent directly to the Study Abroad Financial Aid Advisor. The amount of aid available to each student varies according to the program of study. Students are encouraged to meet with the Study Abroad Financial Aid Advisor in the Office of Financial Aid, West Hall room 301, at least 5 weeks prior to the start of the study abroad program.
Study Abroad Competitive Scholarship (SACS)
This scholarship is funded from monies collected through a four-dollar ?international education fee paid by all regularly enrolled students at Texas Tech University. Students attending TTU the semester before participating in international exchange and study abroad programs through Texas Tech or its affiliates, and International students enrolled in a degree program at TTU are eligible to apply.
There are two award periods: apply during the fall semester for the following spring or apply in the spring semester for summer/fall study. Complete applications will be reviewed by the SACS committee, who determines the recipients and amount of award. For more information, please attend one of the information sessions held several times a week prior to the scholarship deadline.
Students are required to attend a pre-departure orientation before they leave Texas Tech University to participate in their study abroad program. Manchester Metropolitan University will hold a on-site orientation for students upon arrival.