International Country Text - Writtle University College



We have been welcoming students to Writtle from Japan for many years and our staff are very familiar with the Japanese education system and qualifications. We look forward to welcoming you to our small and specialist University College.

Established in 1893, Writtle University College has been producing leaders in the land-based industries and organisations for more than 120 years. Writtle is one of the oldest specialist institutions in the UK and offers a range of land-based, design and sport courses at various levels of academic study including undergraduate and postgraduate.

Our campus

Writtle University Collegeís campus is a friendly and safe community where students from a variety of cultures and countries can mix and establish lifelong friendships.

Living in Writtle

Writtle is a quintessential English village in Essex with lovingly maintained Tudor houses, an ancient church and pubs. Its historical records go back as far as 1086. Its proximity to London makes it an ideal place to live as we have the best of both worlds, a tranquil place to live and close enough to one of the most diverse and exciting cities in the world.

Trains to London run every 10 minutes from Chelmsford city train station, which is 10 minutes away from the University College. There is a free shuttle bus that can take you to the station and you can be in London in less than 40 minutes.

For Undergraduate Study

Students with the Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate combined with a successfully completed appropriate Foundation programme will be considered for admission to our Bachelor degree courses.

Students who have successfully completed the first year of a Japanese University degree will be considered for admission to the first year of our Bachelor degree courses.

Writtle will also consider students who have taken British A Level examinations or the International Baccalaureate (IB) for entrance to undergraduate programmes.

You are also expected to have an IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and a minimum of 5.5 in all elements.

For Postgraduate Study

Students must have successfully completed a Bachelorís degree in a recognised university with a 2.2 or above.

You are also expected to have an IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 and a minimum of 5.5 in all elements.

Please check with our admissions department for specific subject entry requirements

English Language Requirement

All students studying at Writtle must be able to demonstrate a sufficient understanding of the English language. We offer Pre-sessional English Language courses before the start of your course and sessions during your course to improve your English skills whilst you study.

2017/18 Tuition Fees

Bachelor degrees, Foundation degrees and Higher Certificates: £11,400 per year

Postgraduate taught and research degrees: £12,000


For International Undergraduates we offer a ‘UG International Scholarship (WUCIS)’ of £1,000 yearly award for the standard length of course (three years). The total amount awarded is therefore £3,000, taken off the last payment of the fees each year.†

For International Postgraduates we offer a ‘PG International Scholarship (WUCIS)’ of £1,500 for the standard length of the course (one year). The total amount awarded is therefore £1,500.

Student accommodation

Visit our accommodation page to view our Halls and accommodation fees.

Agent Representation

If you would like to speak to an agent in Japan we are represented by

BEO Ltd, Tokyo
Alexander Hicks
E: or
T: 81 3 5367 3315

Hirokazu Inoue
E: or
T: 81 3 3498 4475

Kevin Romao
T: 03 5272 9143

Meet us in your country

We will be attending the following Education Fairs in October 2017 in Tokyo. We look forward to meeting you!

SI-UK Education Fair
Date: Friday 20 October
Time: 16:30 to 21:00
Venue: Belle Salle Iidabashi Ekimae
Sumitomo Fudosan Iidabashi Ekimae Building 1-2F, 3-8-5 Idabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-0072, Japan

British Council Exhibition
Date: Saturday 21 October
Time: 13:00 to 18:00
Venue: Akihabara UDX Gallery, 4F, Akihabara UDX 4-14-1 Soto Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

beo Education Fair
Date: Sunday 22 October
Time: 13:00 to 18:00
Venue: Belle Salle Shibuya First, Sumitomo Fudosan Shibuya First Tower 2F 1-2-20 Higashi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Please contact one of our Agent Representatives if you would like to meet us, but you are unable to make one of the Education Fairs above.

We will be available from Wednesday 18 October to Tuesday 24 October in Tokyo.


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International Line: +44 (0) 1245 424270


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If you have any questions about applying to study here, would like an update on the status of your application, or have a query about what you need to do next, please contact us.

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