University of California, Irvine, USA

University of California, Irvine, USA

University of California's campuses boast large numbers of distinguished faculty in almost every field and it is widely regarded as one of the top university systems in the world. The University of California, Irvine is a public research university located in Irvine, California, United States and one of the 10 general campuses in the University of California system.

Irvine is an affluent city in Orange County that consistently ranks as the safest city in America. UCI is close to the beaches, mountains, attractions of Southern California and Disneyland is approximately 20 minutes away by car. While the university is located in Irvine the campus is directly bounded by the city of Newport Beach and the community of Newport Coast.

Mobility partner

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  • Estimated number of mobility places: 20 full-year places or 40 semester places for California's campuses (not per campus

Available Subject Areas

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Aerospace Engineering/Sciences
  • Archaeology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business & Management
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Classics
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computing Science
  • Digital Media & Information Studies
  • Earth Science and Geology
  • Economic & Social History
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Film & TV
  • Geography
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Life Sciences
  • Maths
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Product Design Engineering
  • Psychology
  • School of Interdisciplinary subjects Dumfries
  • Scottish Literature
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Theatre Studies
  • Theology & Religious Studies
  • University Wide
  • Urban Studies/Public & Social Policy

Key facts

  • Application process: This is a very competitive destination and places here are always in high demand
  • Calendar
  • Grading system
  • Credit guidance: typical full course load per semester = 15 (credit range/semester 15-17)
  • Course listing 
  • Accommodation  

Travel and costs

  • University of Glasgow Financial Support
  • Cost of living
  • USA Immigration: protocol states that students applying to a US partner usually in March/April must provide evidence that they have sufficient funds to cover all expenses while in the United States. Full information of the financial sum required will be found on the US partner webpages and on the US Embassy webpages for their home country.

Useful weblinks

 

Applying to the University of California (UC)

UC counts as 1 option on your Go Abroad programme application; you can select 2 additional partners.

Note that you should select 3 campuses at UC and include a learning agreement and a budget for each of the 3 in your application. If offered a place, UC will decide which of your 3 options you will be placed at.

California partner campuses