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I am an international student planning to do my undergraduates in Computer Science in 2023 January Intake. My agent has applied for Greenwich Uni, Coventry Uni, London Metropolitan Uni. But when I checked the site of Greenwich and London Metropolitan Uni, BSc CS is not available for January Intake. Is this some fraud or the sites are not updated yet. Please help me!
@StrawberryDreams
(edited 1 year ago)
UK Unis do not have a January intake - our academic year starts in Sept/Oct.
The only exception to this are some nursing etc courses - but everything else starts in the autimn only.

If you want January/February intake, look at Australia or New Zealand as there academic year is Feb - Dec.
Reply 2
Original post by McGinger
UK Unis do not have a January intake - our academic year starts in Sept/Oct.
The only exception to this are some nursing etc courses - but everything else starts in the autimn only.

If you want January/February intake, look at Australia or New Zealand as there academic year is Feb - Dec.


Are you sure? cause i searched online and there are unis that accept January intakes....
Reply 3
Original post by AishaAis
I am an international student planning to do my undergraduates in Computer Science in 2023 January Intake. My agent has applied for Greenwich Uni, Coventry Uni, London Metropolitan Uni. But when I checked the site of Greenwich and London Metropolitan Uni, BSc CS is not available for January Intake. Is this some fraud or the sites are not updated yet. Please help me!
@StrawberryDreams


I also made a search, there only seems to be a MSc Computer Science degree at Greenwich for January intake and there isn't any Computer Science BSc degree at London Metropolitan for January intake.

I think you should ask your agent what courses and what term intake he applied for.
(edited 1 year ago)
Reply 4
Yes, that's what I am wondering
Original post by Sakuna
I also made a search, there only seems to be a MSc Computer Science degree at Greenwich for January intake and there isn't any Computer Science BSc degree at London Metropolitan for January intake.

I think you should ask your agent what courses and what term intake he applied for.
Reply 5
Not sure why your agent selected those choices either especially with so many great UK universities that provide Computer Science undergraduate courses:
https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings/computer-science

Obviously what qualifications you will have pre application will be a consideration and as an international student you have the fees to consider but even so there are better universities than those three you mentioned.

Also, as you are international then i assume you will want university accommodation and as such i would avoid London. Accommodation near to Greenwich and London Metro is going to be expensive. Here are some accommodation examples to compare for international students:
https://www.studentcrowd.com/page/cheapest-uk-cities-for-student-accommodation

If you are applying for 2023 then the bulk of courses will start September / October 23.

I'm not trying to do your agents job for them, but you could go to somewhere like Aberystwyth which is a great University for computer sciences rank 33 and very very reasonable for accommodation cost. International fees £17,525 so a bit higher than some but you would save on accommodation fees. Also, if you didn't pass your current exams high enough you could even start on a foundation year, with good grades you can even do a course with a year in industry: -
https://courses.aber.ac.uk/undergraduate/computer-science-industry/

Loughborough University is also good for computer Sciences, rank 20 and reasonable accommodation costs but its international student fees are very high at £25,700 so that might rule it out: -
https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/computer-science-bsc/

Chester a really good option and is also a beautiful safe city, i mean Chester is lovely and good for computer sciences, reasonable for accommodation costs and its international fees are low at £12,950 so this one could be the perfect option: -
https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/computer-science

Keele could be an option. I understand their international fees start at £14,700 but it's another good university and accommodation costs again are reasonable:
https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatecourses/computerscience/

I mean compare say Chester that with Greenwich at £15,100 for student fees and expensive accommodation and not being funny, Londoners will disagree but i wouldn't want to be seen dead in Greenwich, God dam awful place if you ask me and London metropol will also be expensive for accommodation in the area. I am not that big a fan of Coventry either.

You need to look into this deeper but if i was you i would get yourself a new agent, they don't sound that great to me from what you are posting... good luck
Reply 6
Thank You so much for your reply sir. But do these universities also offer BSc in Computer Science in January Intake. That's what important
Original post by LsDad
Not sure why your agent selected those choices either especially with so many great UK universities that provide Computer Science undergraduate courses:
https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings/computer-science

Obviously what qualifications you will have pre application will be a consideration and as an international student you have the fees to consider but even so there are better universities than those three you mentioned.

Also, as you are international then i assume you will want university accommodation and as such i would avoid London. Accommodation near to Greenwich and London Metro is going to be expensive. Here are some accommodation examples to compare for international students:
https://www.studentcrowd.com/page/cheapest-uk-cities-for-student-accommodation

If you are applying for 2023 then the bulk of courses will start September / October 23.

I'm not trying to do your agents job for them, but you could go to somewhere like Aberystwyth which is a great University for computer sciences rank 33 and very very reasonable for accommodation cost. International fees £17,525 so a bit higher than some but you would save on accommodation fees. Also, if you didn't pass your current exams high enough you could even start on a foundation year, with good grades you can even do a course with a year in industry: -
https://courses.aber.ac.uk/undergraduate/computer-science-industry/

Loughborough University is also good for computer Sciences, rank 20 and reasonable accommodation costs but its international student fees are very high at £25,700 so that might rule it out: -
https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/computer-science-bsc/

Chester a really good option and is also a beautiful safe city, i mean Chester is lovely and good for computer sciences, reasonable for accommodation costs and its international fees are low at £12,950 so this one could be the perfect option: -
https://www1.chester.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/computer-science

Keele could be an option. I understand their international fees start at £14,700 but it's another good university and accommodation costs again are reasonable:
https://www.keele.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/undergraduatecourses/computerscience/

I mean compare say Chester that with Greenwich at £15,100 for student fees and expensive accommodation and not being funny, Londoners will disagree but i wouldn't want to be seen dead in Greenwich, God dam awful place if you ask me and London metropol will also be expensive for accommodation in the area. I am not that big a fan of Coventry either.

You need to look into this deeper but if i was you i would get yourself a new agent, they don't sound that great to me from what you are posting... good luck
Reply 7
Original post by AishaAis
Thank You so much for your reply sir. But do these universities also offer BSc in Computer Science in January Intake. That's what important


Hi

Sorry but i'm not doing the job you are paying an agent a fee to sort for you. I have given you a lot of good examples. You need to take time and research what would work best for you both in terms of quality of course and value for money.

The vast bulk of the UK University terms start Sept/Oct in the year. This is in line with the UK academic year. Very few offer a January Intake. Also as stated your exam results are the key to unlocking which universities would take you.

If i was in your position as you are leaving this until so late in the day to apply, i would be looking to apply in January 23 for the 2023 year starting Sept 23 and likely pick somewhere like Chester to do it.

Good luck in your quest...
Reply 8
Original post by LsDad
Hi

Sorry but i'm not doing the job you are paying an agent a fee to sort for you. I have given you a lot of good examples. You need to take time and research what would work best for you both in terms of quality of course and value for money.

The vast bulk of the UK University terms start Sept/Oct in the year. This is in line with the UK academic year. Very few offer a January Intake. Also as stated your exam results are the key to unlocking which universities would take you.

If i was in your position as you are leaving this until so late in the day to apply, i would be looking to apply in January 23 for the 2023 year starting Sept 23 and likely pick somewhere like Chester to do it.

Good luck in your quest...


Yup, I would also suggest that plus unis give less courses in January intake, it would be better if you apply for Sep 23 in Jan 23.

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