International Country Text - Writtle University College

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

Please view our specialist courses for International Students here.

Writtle University College’s international community has been expanding in the last few years, welcoming students from all over the world, including Sri Lanka.

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.

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 on the free shuttle bus and you can be in London in less than 40 minutes.

Our campus

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

For Undergraduate Study

Entrance requirements for undergraduate courses at Writtle are a minimum of three good grades at GCE A Levels. 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 Bachelor’s 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: £11,700 per year

Postgraduate taught and research degrees: £12,400


You can apply for an Undergraduate International Scholarship 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 your tuition fees each year.

If studying a Master's degree, you can apply for a Postgraduate International Scholarship of £1,000 for the standard length of the course (one year). The total amount awarded is therefore £1,000.

Student accommodation

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

Agent Representation

We do not currently have an Agent Representative in Sri Lanka, for any queries please contact our International Adviser


British Council - Sri Lanka

Contact the International Office
Contact the International Office

Online Enquiry



International Line: +44 (0) 1245 424270


We are here to help

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.