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University of Nottingham Study Abroad & Exchange
Academic Features

Our agreement with the University of Nottingham allows for students to take courses in any discipline except for students within the fields of Law, Medicine and Health Sciences or Veterinary Health Sciences.

Students are required to stick to a maximum of two schools only, and abide by the restrictions on incoming exchange students, which they can read through here.

The University of Nottingham offers programs in the Schools of:

Business School


Computer Science

Contemporary Chinese Studies,

Cultures, Languages and Area Studies

Architecture and Built Environment

Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Civil Engineering

Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering





Health Sciences


Life Sciences

Mathematical Sciences

Physics & Astronomy

Politics and International Relations


Sociology & Social Policy

Students considering this program should look at the full curriculum by searching the "Catalogue of Modules" ("Modules" are what individual courses are called in the UK. "Courses" in the UK means Majors).

In Britain, students work on their degrees in much more concentrated fashion and without the general education and breadth components of American education. At Nottingham, students complete their degrees in three years. Binghamton students who are juniors or seniors will discover that some of the courses that are best matches with the courses they still need, may be second or even first year courses. Nottingham's wide variety of programs provides opportunities for students to fulfill major requirements and take advantage of the study abroad experience through courses about the United Kingdom, Europe or global topics.

Credits: A full course load at Nottingham is to be equivalent to a full load of Binghamton credit. The credit designation for courses in the Nottingham system are 10, 15, or 20. SUNY equivalencies for the courses are therefore 3, 4, and 5 respectively. Students should select a combination of courses to add up to the equivalent of 12 to 18 Binghamton credits.

Last Updated: 8/21/14