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  1. Presentationto Sun Yat-sen University Tony Pearson Director of International Programmes

  2. mariamai@live.cn QQ: 444636771

  3. Why the UK? • European and English-speaking • High reputation of universities • Quality programmes • British culture • Fine cities and countryside • Visit other European countries

  4. Great Britain SCOTLAND London to Leicester 75 minutes by rail ENGLAND LEICESTER WALES LONDON Heathrow Dover

  5. University Campus

  6. Universities in the UK • Ancient (e.g. Oxford and Cambridge) • Civic (e.g. London, Manchester, Leicester) • Ex-Cat (Loughborough, Surrey) • 1960’s (Warwick, Kent) • 1990’s Ex-Poly (Nottingham Trent, Sunderland)

  7. University of Leicester • Founded in 1921 • Over 20,000 students • 20% of full-time students are from over 80 countries • Long tradition of welcoming international students • Ranked in top twenty of UK universities

  8. Transfer from Sun Yat-sen University • Complete the special application form • Send it by email to Tony Pearson with transcript for Semester 1 and 2 • In mid-March, send transcript for Semester 3 plus reference from your college or school

  9. Transfer Requirement 1. • A good overall standard (80%) in your first three semesters • For BSc degrees at Leicester students must have a good level of Mathematics

  10. Transfer Requirement 2. • IELTS 5.5 or 6.0 • take Course D, 12 July - 17 Sept £2200 • Students take University test at the end of Course D (pass rate 95% +) but no IELTS Test • IELTS 6. 5 • take Study Skills, 7 – 28 Sept £350

  11. Department of Economics • BA/BSc Economics BA/BSc Business Economics • BA/BSc Banking and Finance BA/BSc Financial Economics • Established 1932, major UK Economics department • 96% student satisfaction in Government survey • World-class research • Graduates in Banking, Finance, Accounting etc

  12. University of the Year 2008 “Elite without being elitist” • Research Excellence World-class research in all subject areas Achievements and Awards • Student Satisfaction Ranked 1st equal with Cambridge • Ranking • Ranked No. 15 in The Times, 2009

  13. Special Services for International Students • Pre-sessional Course (4 weeks) in Study Skills • Orientation Programme • Priority Accommodation Services • International Welfare Officer • Free English Language support classes

  14. Accommodation • University Owned Accommodation • - Halls of Residence – (with meals provided) • - Self-Catering Accommodation • Private Sector Accommodation • Accommodation Guaranteed

  15. Sports Facilities • 25 acre site • Sports Halls • Fitness Centres • Squash Courts • Running Track • Tennis Courts

  16. Fees and Living Expenses • Tuition Fees 2010-11 • - For all degrees £9825 • Either pay 2 instalments October and January • or pay in full in October with £200 reduction • Living Expenses • Allow £650 per month. This should cover; • Accommodation - Food • Clothing - Heating • Books - Stationery • Entertainment - Travel in UK

  17. Scholarships 15 Open Undergraduate Scholarships Value £2000 Application deadline: 30 April

  18. Master’s degrees at Leicester Economics Management MSc Accounting & Finance MSc Finance MSc Global Financial Markets MSc Management MSc Management, Finance & Accounting MSc Marketing • M Sc Banking & Finance • MSc Business Analysis & Finance • MSc Economics • MSc Financial Economics • MSc Money & Banking • MSc Public Sector Economics Graduate discount of 10% on tuition fees

  19. Leicester • Largest city in East Midlands of England • Central location • Multi-cultural • Excellent shopping • Leading entertainment • World-class sports • Surrounded by countryside