University of Surrey ,Guildford,UK

  • Guildford,UK

The University of Surrey is an esteemed university located in Guildford area of England. This public research university was founded in 1966 after receiving the royal charter, while its roots can be traced to the year 1891 when the Battersea Polytechnic Institute was established. From 1920, this institute started focussing on science and technology, and in 1956, it received the designation of 'College of Advanced Technology.' In the subsequent year, it was renamed as Battersea College of Technology. In 1962, a decision was taken to move the college to Guildford. In 1963, it was proposed by the Robbins Report that Battersea College should spread its wings and develop into a full-fledged university.

The university celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2016 and in the same year, it was named the University of the Year in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. The university has two campuses, one in Stag Hill and the other in Manor Park. Keeping in mind the space constraints at their flagship Stag Hill campus, the Manor Park campus was established. The Manor Park campus is also home to student accommodation, Surrey Sports Park as well as the School of Veterinary Medicine. Moreover, the university's Surrey Research Park, which was established in the year 1985, accommodates over 100 firms wherein nearly 2500 people are employed. The University of Surrey comprises three faculties, which are segregated into 22 schools and departments. The three faculties are faculty of arts and social sciences, faculty of engineering and physical sciences and faculty of health and medical sciences. Further, the university has established two related departments (department of higher education and department of technology-enhanced learning) in order to lend support to the faculties. In 2006, the

The university celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2016 and in the same year, it was named the University of the Year in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016. The university has two campuses, one in Stag Hill and the other in Manor Park. Keeping in mind the space constraints at their flagship Stag Hill campus, the Manor Park campus was established. The Manor Park campus is also home to student accommodation, Surrey Sports Park as well as the School of Veterinary Medicine. Moreover, the university's Surrey Research Park, which was established in the year 1985, accommodates over 100 firms wherein nearly 2500 people are employed. The University of Surrey comprises three faculties, which are segregated into 22 schools and departments. The three faculties are faculty of arts and social sciences, faculty of engineering and physical sciences and faculty of health and medical sciences. Further, the university has established two related departments (department of higher education and department of technology-enhanced learning) in order to lend support to the faculties. In 2006, the university collaborated with the Dongbei University of Finance and Economics to establish Surrey International Institute-DUFE (SII-DUFE) in China.

The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in diverse fields so as to cater to a larger segment of students. In addition, it also offers research courses as well in different areas including chemistry, creative writing, clinical psychology, computer science, economics, English literature, law, politics and physics. The university takes special care of its international students by providing scholarships and bursaries. Students can also enrol themselves in continuing professional development/short courses at the university. The University of Surrey offers career opportunities in different areas including research, teaching, operational and professional services, and technical and experimental.

The university boasts of an extensive network of alumni in diverse spheres. Some of the distinguished names are Ann Keen (Labour Member of Parliament), Kay Swinburne (Conservative Member of the European Parliament), Hassan Diab (Lebanese Education Minister), Rilwan Lanre Babalola (Nigerian Cabinet Minister), Tony Attwood (psychologist), Susan Blackmore (parapsychologist), Nigel Williams (radio presenter), Sarah Tan (broadcaster) and Behrouz Afagh (BBC executive).

Year of establishment1966
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Also Known AsSurrey
Total International Students5749
Male/Female Ratio1.22
UG/PG Course Ratio1.65
Endowments ValuePound Sterling 2 million
No.of Campuses2
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense3796 Pound
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University of Surrey Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MIM(7 Courses)(12 months-1 year)Pound 18.71 K - 21.62 K
B.E. / B.Tech(3 Courses)(3-5 years)Pound 22.56 K
MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)(1 year)Pound 27.24 K
MS(3 Courses)(12 months)Pound 21.83 K - 22.56 K
BBA(1 Courses)(3-4 years)Pound 18.61 K

University of Surrey Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
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Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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University of Surrey Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MIM(7 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(3 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 50.0 & Above

MBA/PGDM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

MS(3 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

BBA(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 58.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • Unicersity of Surrey have more than 5,000 rooms of various types to suit all budgets
  • All halls of residence at Surrey, are self-catering with shared kitchen facilities, except for the studio flats (band F) at Manor Park
  • All rooms have broadband service and personal belongings insurance included in the rent
  • Rooms are banded from A to E according to price and amenities
  • University also have family flats, rooms for staff members and guest rooms for visitors
  • Rooms are allocated according to term dates; for undergraduates this is usually about 38 weeks, or about 52 weeks for postgraduates
  • Students can pay rent in installments
  • Housing rent does not include meal plan
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Off-campus Accommodation

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  • The average rent is 600 to 800 pounds/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • These modern apartments benefit from 24/7 security and contain a bike storage, study rooms, laundry and private courtyard
  • With high-speed WiFi, ample built-in storage and ambient lighting, the students will have everything they need to study

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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 20.6 L
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MIM INR 19.3 L
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MA INR 17.8 L
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BBA INR 16.8 L
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BE/Btech INR 18.9 L
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BSc INR 20.4 L
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MBA INR 20.6 L
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MArch INR 18.2 L
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BHM INR 13.6 L
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MBBS INR 35.6 L
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MEM INR 17.7 L
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MPharm INR 18.2 L
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MFA INR 16.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 5.9 L (based on 254 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 89
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 60
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GMAT: 600
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University of Surrey FAQs

University of Surrey FAQs

Q. Can students who don’t fulfil the direct entry requirements study at the University of Surrey?

A. Students don’t need to worry in case they do not fit the entry requirements for any course. In such a case, they are free to apply for an International Foundation Year course, which will be taught at the University of Surrey International Study Centre for two semesters. Once you complete this, you can move on to a UG course of your choice.

Q. Do Indian students need to provide an IELTS score for admission at the University of Surrey?

A. The university does not usually request an IELTS from Indians for a UG or PG program. But it expects students to possess 70% marks in Class 12th English (CBSE/ISC) and 80% marks in Class 12th English in most of the Indian state boards. For certain state boards, IELTS or SELT may be required.

Q. Are there any conditions for applying for a student visa in UK?

A. Foreign nationals need to apply for a visa or get approval from the Academic Technology Approval Scheme before starting their course. In order to apply for a student visa, one firstly needs to possess an offer letter. Students should possess decent money to fund their studies and should be well versed in the English language.

Q. Will students coming to study for a short duration at the University of Surrey get a student visa?

A. If you’re planning to take up a course for a duration of 6 months or less, you will be issued a visit visa.

Q. What scholarship options can international students avail at the University of Surrey?

A. There are two scholarship options for the international students who wish to study here. The first one is the ‘Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship 2022 entry’ which is given to a selected few for academic excellence, planning to pursue a master’s degree. The second one is the ‘Surrey International Masters Scholarship 2022’ which is awarded to new master’s students from 7 different countries.

Q. What is the acceptance rate at the University of Surrey?

A. The acceptance rate at the University of Surrey is 65%. Merit holder students with a good academic record can easily obtain admission here if they fulfil all the set eligibility criteria.

Q. What does it mean if a student has received a conditional offer from the University of Surrey?

A. In case you’ve received a conditional offer, you need to check the stated conditions carefully. You have to ensure that you meet the conditions so as to be accepted by the university. A conditional offer may mean that you require specific scores in your exams, upload qualification certificates to Surrey Self Service or meet an English lang. Criteria.

Q. Does applying for a UG course require any specific qualification at the University of Surrey?

A. Students need to meet the minimum criteria in English and Mathematics in order to apply for a UG course at the University of Surrey.
  • English requirement: 70% - 80% marks in Class 12 English (depends upon the board)
  • Math requirement: Pass in Class 12 Mathematics and All India Secondary  School Examination, C2.

Q. When can students expect their CAS to be issued?

A. Students will be issued their CAS no sooner than 3 months before the beginning of their courses. It will be issued as soon as it is confirmed that you hold an unconditional offer and have chosen the University of Surrey on UCAS.

Q. How much application fee is charged at the time of admission at the University of Surrey and how can one apply?

A. The university does not charge any application fees. Those who wish to apply may do so through the official website from September or February (depending upon your choice of course).

Q. How are the job prospects post graduation for the University of Surrey pass outs?

A. As per Higher Education Standards Agency (HESA), those who have graduated from the  University of Surrey have been recognised among the most employable in the UK. The university has also received the ‘University of the Year for Graduate Employment’ award in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide for 2022.
Location
University CityGuildford, Surrey, UK
Size of citySmall
Population of City77,057
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guildford

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