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Courses

As a University of Sussex exchange student, enroll full-time in courses (called "modules") alongside other local and international students for a semester or full academic year.

Course Search

Visit the University of Sussex module search to find specific courses.

Subjects Available

  • American studies
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Anthropology
  • Art history
  • Chemistry
  • Computing
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering and design
  • English and drama
  • Film and Digital Media Studies (see pre-approved courses)

    Take advantage of pre-approved courses for your FDM major! As long as you meet any prerequisites, you can enroll in either undergraduate or master’s level courses. If you choose to take courses that are not pre-approved for the FDM major, you will need to speak with your department advisor about what other requirements the courses you take abroad could fulfill. At least two of your courses must be FDM. Your third and fourth courses can be taken outside of the Sussex School of Music, Film, and Media.

    Explore Film and Digital Media at Sussex.

  • Geography
  • History
  • International development
  • International relations
  • Languages
  • Law
  • Life Sciences
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Music (see pre-approved courses)

    Take advantage of pre-approved courses for your Music major! As long as you meet any prerequisites, you can enroll in either undergraduate or master’s level courses. If you choose to take courses that are not pre-approved for Music, you will need to speak with your department advisor about what other requirements the courses you take abroad could fulfill. At least two of your courses must be from Music. Your third and fourth courses can be taken outside of the Sussex School of Music, Film, and Media.

    Explore Music at Sussex.

  • Philosophy
  • Physics and astronomy
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Social work and social care
  • Sociology
  • Strategy and Marketing

Satisfying Requirements

It may be possible to satisfy major, minor, GE, and/or electives on this program.

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Academic Planning and Approval

To apply to this program, you must obtain academic approval from your major/minor department and college. The required UCSC Exchange Academic Planning and Approval process takes 1 ~ 2 weeks to complete and must be submitted by the Nomination Form deadline.


Course Load Requirements

Fall Semester (Semester 1)

You are required to enroll in a full-time course load while abroad in order to meet UCSC satisfactory academic progress. The minimum requirement for fall semester at Sussex is 60 credits, which equates to about 22 quarter credits.

Spring Semester (Semester 2)

You are required to enroll in a full-time course load while abroad in order to meet UCSC satisfactory academic progress. The minimum requirement for spring semester at Sussex is 65 credits, which equates to about 24 quarter credits.

Credit Conversion

At the University of Sussex, each credit is equivalent to .375 UCSC quarter credits.



Course Enrollment

The University of Sussex School of Study coordinators will enroll you into courses usually about a month before the term starts.

Notes

  • Course syllabi may or may not be available from the host university prior to departure. Accessibility to course information varies by institution.
  • Some courses abroad may have enrollment limitations and/or restrictions, such as prerequisites or taught only P/NP and not for a letter grade. Review course information provided by the university partner to understand any course limitations and/or restrictions prior to official course enrollment abroad.
  • Placement in specific courses abroad is not guaranteed as course offerings at the University of Sussex vary by semester and enrollment is subject to both course availability and completion of any required prerequisites.