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UWTSD

London UNDERGRADUATE & POSTGRADUATE PROSPECTUS


Transforming Education

Transforming Lives


Contents Welcome to UWTSD London

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University History

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London, a Truly International Cosmopolitan City

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Why Study with UWTSD?

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Intakes 9 Programmes 10 Certificate of Higher Education

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Skills for the Workplace BA (Hons) Business Management

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BSc (Hons) Cloud Computing

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MBA Banking and Finance

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MBA Entrepreneurship

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MBA General Management

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MBA Human Resource Management

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MBA Information Management

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MBA Marketing

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MA Music Industry Entrepreneurship

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Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

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Entry Requirements

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How to Apply

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Student Arrivals: 10 Top Tips

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Contact Us

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Welcome to UWTSD

London Welcome Message from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Medwin Hughes.

Three Centuries of learning and teaching, providing an education fit for the future go hand in hand at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. The University of Wales Trinity Saint David was formed on 18 November 2010 and holds the distinction of being one of the UK’s newest as well as its oldest universities. It was created from the merger of Trinity University College and University of Wales Lampeter. The latter was awarded a charter in 1828, which was extended for the creation of the new university, meaning that Trinity Saint David holds the oldest royal charter in England and Wales after the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. In 2011 HRH the Prince of Wales became its Royal Patron. In October 2012, Swansea Metropolitan became an integral part of the Trinity Saint David group although it will retain its own brand identity for the purposes of recruiting students to the city. The University’s reach also extends to other countries around the world providing strong academic

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and research networks. Activities include the recruitment of international students onto university programmes in Wales and in London as well as staff and student exchange programmes, summer schools and cultural visits. The University is home to the first Confucius Institute in Wales which provides opportunities for students as well as schools in the region to learn Mandarin and to engage with Chinese culture. The WelshAmerican Academy has been established to celebrate Welsh influence in the USA by promoting opportunities for cultural and educational exchange. The University’s expertise is also being exploited through its research work and specialist curriculum in many countries including the Middle East. Trinity Saint David is indeed a University for the Twenty-First Century. Professor Medwin Hughes DL DPhil DPS FRSA Vice-Chancellor


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University

History

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The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) was formed on 18 November 2010 through the merger of the University of Wales Lampeter (1822) and Trinity University College Carmarthen (1848), under Lampeter’s Royal Charter of 1828. On the 1 August 2013, Swansea Metropolitan University became part of UWTSD.


The UWTSD Group includes Coleg Sir Gâr and Coleg Ceredigion as part of a dual sector group structure comprising further education colleges and the university. The UWTSD Group has over 25,000 learners across 17 campuses in rural and city locations. Together we deliver clear, tangible benefits for learners, employers, industry and communities by offering a vocational approach from entry level to postdoctoral research. The Group will be further strengthened with the merger of University of Wales into UWTSD in due course.

Historically the University and its founding institutions have placed their degreeawarding powers in abeyance and offered degrees of the University of Wales. UWTSD began to award its own degrees in July 2014. The University’s London campus, or ‘UWTSD London’, has been operational since March 2012. It was originally located in Islington, however, in October 2013 it relocated within Kennington Park and near the Oval cricket grounds in the heart of London.

UWTSD was awarded ‘First Class’ status for sustainability in the People & Planet University League Table 2016.

Image of Lampeter campus

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London, a Truly International

Cosmopolitan City 6


Cultural heritage

Studying at UWTSD London gives you the opportunity to explore and experience in one of the world’s most vibrant and dynamic cities.

Shopping and Fashion

London offers unique opportunities for your study, work, leisure and travel. Whatever you expect from your life, you will find it in London. UWTSD London is located within Kennington Business Park which is situated at the intersection of Brixton Road and Camberwell New Road. Oval tube station (Northern line) is a 150m walk away providing direct access to Waterloo, London Bridge and The City. There are also numerous bus links direct into The City and Victoria (as well as to Peckham, New Cross and Brixton, which offer a good choice of reasonably priced accommodation to rent).

Food and entertainment

The Business Park is adjacent to Kennington Park, a large public park and gardens which hosts a wide variety of events and also offers sports facilities, including tennis, basketball, netball, skateboarding, a fitness trail, and allweather floodlit ‘Astroturf’ for football and hockey. The Oval Cricket ground is a five minute walk from the University campus, is home to Surrey Cricket Club and was the venue for the first test match between Australia and England. Though Lords is considered the home of Cricket- the Oval has played an integral part in the history of the game and visitors to the ground can enjoy one of the best preserved Sports arenas in England.

Transport and travel

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Why study with

UWTSD? Excellent Teaching Programmes that are underpinned by our research faculty and taught by lecturers at the forefront of their fields.

Internationally recognised degrees A degree from a UK university symbolises the quality of education that potential employers will recognise everywhere.

Focused Learning

Great Location

Our campus has small class sizes ensuring a focused learning environment and a high degree of interaction.

Located in the heart of London, close to many historical landmarks and sights.

Student Support

Connected

Our friendly on-campus student service team is always available to help and support you to settle into university life.

We aim to ensure that you get the most from your studies and form long-lasting relationships with alumni and the university.

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We hope to be part of your future when you become one of the many students who choose to fulfil their potential with us. The 2018 intake dates are: February

June

October

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Our

Programmes Certificate of Higher Education Skills for the Workplace*

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BA (Hons) Business Management

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BSc (Hons) Cloud Computing

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MBA Banking and Finance

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MBA Entrepreneurship

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MBA General Management

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MBA Human Resource Management

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MBA Information Management

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MBA Marketing

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MA Music Industry Entrepreneurship*

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Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

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Certificate of Higher Education

Skills for the * Workplace Including Health & Social Care Want to make progress in your workplace? Then develop your skills and step onto the career ladder! You could develop your skills, improve your self-confidence and restart your career. Designed to give you the tools to apply your personal transferrable skills to the workplace; the confidence to anticipate problems and find solutions, to work independently and with other people, to plan things out before you start and complete the things that you’ve started‌ the skills that employers want! This programme is specifically focused on employability, ensuring that students are able to use workplace experiences to inform their studies throughout each module. Explicit outcomes include the creation of digital portfolios, through which students can demonstrate their understanding of key skills, theories and methodologies for use at interview and to secure career progression.

Course Location: London

Language: English

Study Options: Full-time

* Currently this course is open to UK and EU students, and any international students not on Tier 4 visas. For further information on entry requirements, please see page 26.

Study Length: 1 Year

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BA (Hons)

Business Management This course is an ideal insight into the fast-moving world of business today. It has been designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed within the public, private or third sector. Students who wish to study this programme may come from a wide variety of subject backgrounds, including, but not necessarily business management. This programme suits those who prefer to learn a broad repertoire of business skills, rather than focusing on one specialism. This involves learning core business skills relating to, for example, marketing, human resources, information systems/e-Business, accounting and finance. Students would undertake a range of tasks associated with business organisations, and would enjoy developing sophisticated solutions to business problems and opportunities.

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Course Location: London

Language: English

Study Options: Full-time

Study Length: 3 Years


Entry Requirements 1) A wide range of international qualifications which are equivalent to two A Level passes, including International Baccalaureate and European Baccalaureate are recognised. The University will normally accept students who have completed a recognised International Foundation Programme, for example, those offered by UK Further Education Colleges, Universities, and Colleges of Higher Education. 2) English language proficiency at or exceeding an overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent in any other approved test), with no score less than 5.5 in any components of the test.

99%

of UWTSD’s Business students agreed that staff are good at explaining things. -NSS 2017.

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BSc (Hons)

Cloud Computing The overall aim of this programme is to develop students with the skills and knowledge to design, build and extend the internet infrastructure and to design a variety of distributed applications. Cloud Computing is a specialisation of computer networking that is concerned with the management of large data in data centres, virtualisation and the provision of cloud services. Applicants to this programme would typically be technically minded, and they may have previously studied engineering, computing or the sciences. This programme is designed for students interested in computer networks but specialising in areas such as virtualisation and the computer systems used in data centre that support cloud based services. They would also be interested in databases and developing an understanding of managing and analysing big data, and implementing cloud services.

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Course Location: London

Language: English

Study Options: Full-time

Study Length: 3 Years


Entry Requirements 1) A wide range of international qualifications which are equivalent to two A Level passes, including International Baccalaureate and European Baccalaureate are recognised. The University will normally accept students who have completed a recognised International Foundation Programme, for example, those offered by UK Further Education Colleges, Universities, and Colleges of Higher Education. 2) English language proficiency at or exceeding an overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent in any other approved test), with no score less than 5.5 in any components of the test.

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MBA

Banking & Finance This MBA is aimed at students who may aspire to a career or role in banking and finance in the UK or overseas. This programme provides the academic and practical skills necessary to develop and reflect on high level bank and financial management issues which will be applicable across a wide range of financial situations, financial markets and financial organizations.

For further information on entry requirements, please see page 26.

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Course Location: London

Language: English

Study Options: Full-time

Study Length: 14 Months


MBA

Entrepreneurship This programme provides students with the opportunity to develop an academic understanding of the current debates in the field of entrepreneurship.

For further information on entry requirements, please see page 26.

Course Location: London

Language: English

This will include the review, development and reflection of a range of high level entrepreneurial capabilities and competences that are relevant in both entrepreneurial and entrepreneurial situations, in all types of organization contexts. This MBA is aimed at students who might want to apply entrepreneurial approaches in both profit and not for profit organisations, in small or large organisations, and at global or local levels. Students might also be planning to own their own entrepreneurial venture at some stage in their career.

Study Options: Full-time

Study Length: 14 Months

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MBA

General Management This MBA is aimed at students who aspire to a professional career or role in management and business in the UK or overseas. It also caters particularly for international students and those who view their career potential in an increasingly global professional environment. While not specific to any one occupational category, the demand projections for future job growth and development for graduates of this programme require it to be viewed in an international context. The programme covers a wide range of general business and management modules. All students are encouraged to apply the concepts they have learned into practical cases in order to effectively utilize the theoretical methodology. The modules have been designed to develop a students’ potential to manage and lead organisations effectively through the development of their own abilities.

For further information on entry requirements, please see page 26.

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Course Location: London

Language: English

Study Options: Full-time

Study Length: 14 Months

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MBA

Human Resource Management This MBA is aimed at students who may aspire to a career or role in human resource management in the UK or overseas.

This programme provides the academic and practical skills necessary to develop and reflect on high level human resource management skills and competences which will be applicable across a wide range of situations, sectors and organizations. Students learn the principles and skills involved in managing people and the employment relationship. It will also equip students to conduct advanced research into a variety of human resource management issues whilst focusing on the interrelationship of human resource management and organisational performance both nationally and internationally.

For further information on entry requirements, please see page 26.

Course Location: London

Language: English

The programme equips students for employment in areas such as recruitment and selection, training and development, reward management, consultancy, career development, human resource planning etc. as well as general management and for progression to senior management roles.

Study Options: Full-time

Study Length: 14 Months

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MBA

Information Management This programme provides students with the opportunity to develop and reflect on high level information management issues. It strengthens the students’ ability to adopt an international perspective in developing their own unique interpretations of all the modules within the programme. The specialist modules focus on the strategic areas of e-business, management information systems and business decision making. The programme also provides the depth of understanding to support project work and advanced research which focuses on information issues within a business.

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Course Location: London

Language: English

Study Options: Full-time

Study Length: 14 Months


Entry Requirements 1) Normally, the possession of a minimum of a 2:2 UK first degree or an equivalent international qualification recognised by UK NARIC or work experience of five years at a senior managerial level in lieu of first degree. 2) English language proficiency at or exceeding an overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent in any other approved test), with no score less than 5.5 in any components of the test. 3) Normally work experience of two years or more at a managerial or supervisory level is expected.

99%

of UWTSD’s undergraduate students were in employment and/or further study six months after graduating. - DLHE 2015/16.

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MBA

Marketing This programme provides the academic and practical skills necessary to develop and reflect on high level marketing management skills and competences which will be applicable across a wide range of situations, sectors and organizations. It will also equip students with the skills and knowledge to conduct advanced research into a variety of marketing management issues whilst focusing on the interrelationship of marketing management and organisational performance. This MBA is aimed at students who may aspire to a career or role in positions such as marketing manager, brand manager, market research analyst, and new product manager in the UK or overseas. Those with strong financial skills could seek a career in strategic or market related planning, whilst there may also be opportunities as sales manager, advertising manager, public relations director, and marketing communications manager.

For further information on entry requirements, please see page 26.

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Course Location: London

Language: English

Study Options: Full-time

Study Length: 14 Months


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Music Industry * Entrepreneurship If you aspire to work in the dynamic and evolving global music industry, the MA Music Industry Entrepreneurship at Tileyard is the perfect opportunity to learn from and immerse yourself in the largest professional music community in Europe. The MA Music Industry Entrepreneurship is delivered on the UWTSD London campus and at Tileyard Studios, King’s Cross, London. Tileyard Studios is the largest professional music community in Europe featuring 82 recording studios, 110 entertainment businesses and the new Tileyard Education Centre. Study modules, that have been designed to reflect the stakeholders and food chain of the music industry, include Creative Music Management, Economics, Lean Business Planning, Marketing, Legal and Business Affairs, Live Event Management and New Media Technology.

*Currently this course is open to UK and EU students, and any international students not on Tier 4 visas.

Course Location: London

Language: English

Study Options: Full-time

Study Length: 12 Months

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Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) is a professional doctorate which provides a structured programme of study through the delivery of taught modules, closely integrated with an individual’s professional career development. The programme has two parts, and is composed of taught modules and a doctorallevel work-based research project. The element of reflection on professional practice distinguishes the professional doctorate from the award of a PhD.

For further information on entry requirements, please see page 26.

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Course Location: London

Language: English

Study Options: Full-time

Study Length: 4 Years


UWTSD ranked in the top 20 best UK universities for academic experience. The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2017.

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Entry

Requirements Certificate of Higher Education Skills for the Workplace

Entry onto the programme is by individual merit. Normally students under the age of 21 will have at least 1 A Level or BTEC National Diploma/Certificate or equivalent. Mature Candidates – experience can often be taken into consideration in lieu of formal qualifications. Grades are important; however, our offers are not solely based on academic results. We are interested in creative people that demonstrate a strong commitment to their chosen subject area and therefore we welcome applications from individuals from a wide range of backgrounds. To assess student suitability for their chosen course we normally arrange interviews for all applicants at which your skills, achievements and life experience will be considered as well as your qualifications.

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BA (Hons) Business Management and BSc (Hons) Cloud Computing

1) A wide range of international qualifications which are equivalent to two A Level passes, including International Baccalaureate and European Baccalaureate are recognised. The University will normally accept students who have completed a recognised International Foundation Programme, for example, those offered by UK Further Education Colleges, Universities, and Colleges of Higher Education. 2) English language proficiency at or exceeding an overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent in any other approved test), with no score less than 5.5 in any components of the test.

MBA:

1) Normally, the possession of a minimum of a 2:2 UK first degree or an equivalent international qualification recognised by UK NARIC or work experience of five years at a senior managerial level in lieu of first degree. 2) English language proficiency at or exceeding an overall IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent in any other approved test), with no score less than 5.5 in any components of the test. 3) Normally work experience of two years or more at a managerial or supervisory level is expected.

MA Music Industry Entrepreneurship:

1) Normally, the possession of a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree, or an appropriate equivalent, i.e. a professional qualification, from a recognised British or overseas institution. 2) Applicants who do not fully satisfy the general criteria will be considered if they are able to demonstrate that they are capable of successfully undertaking and completing the programme at the required standard. Eligibility will be determined by means

of an interview with the admissions tutor and subject to confirmation with the Programme Director and final confirmation with the university. 3) Applicants who have been taught and assessed in languages other than English should have an English language equivalent overall IELTS of 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in the four components 4) A non-honours undergraduate degree in a related subject from a UK university and relevant evidenced experience (normally equivalent to two years) or an equivalent certificated degree from a nonUK institution. 5) Non-degree qualifications such as the Higher National Diploma or equivalent overseas qualifications, where the applicant has appropriate employment experience (normally equivalent to a minimum of three years). 6) Qualifications from relevant Professional Bodies, which are at a level below UK Honours Degree and relevant professional experience, (normally equivalent to a minimum of three years).

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA):

1) The normal minimum entrance requirement for applicants for candidature for professional doctorates is a master’s degree with a Merit classification or an overall mark of minimum 60% in an area relevant to the doctoral programme, awarded by a UK or other recognised University or higher education institution, or by the Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA). 2) Proficiency in English of candidates whose first language is not English is at or exceeding an overall IELTS score (or equivalent in any other approved test) of 6.5 with no lower than 6.5 in reading and writing, and with no lower than 5.5 in listening and speaking.

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How to

Apply

Once you have selected which programme you would like to study, you will need to make an application. Application forms are available on the University’s website www.uwtsdlondon.ac.uk

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Please note that all application forms will need to include a copy of the following supporting documents as part of the application process:

Home / EU Applicants: • Passport Photo Page • Academic qualifications (certificates and transcripts) • Evidence of work experience – if applicable Home / EU Applications to be submitted to: admissions@uwtsd.ac.uk

International Applicants • Passport Photo Page • Academic qualifications (certificates and transcripts) • Evidence of English language level (i.e. IELTS Certificate) – if applicable • All previous and / or current UK visas – if applicable • CAS letter from previous educational institution – if applicable • Evidence of work experience – if applicable International Applications to be submitted to: international.registry@uwtsd.ac.uk

UWTSD ranked #1 out of 45 institutions for: · Quality Lectures · Class Size · Assessment · Personal Tutors · Counselling Service

For further information regarding Tier 4 (General) Student Visa requirements, please see the link below: • www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa • www.gov.uk/tier-4-general-visa/overview

- Global International Student Barometer and Student Barometer, Autumn Wave 2016.

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Student Arrivals

Top 10 Tips As you prepare to study in the UK, the UK Border Force has developed ten top tips to make sure you have everything you need for a smooth arrival.

1. Non-European Economic Area

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If you’re from a nonEuropean Economic Area (EEA) country, complete the landing card given to you during your flight before you arrive at border control.

2. Don't forget your Passport!

Have your passport ready. Remove it from any cover, and remember to remove sunglasses and hats.


3. Your Study Information

Keep information about the programme you’re studying in your hand luggage. This must be in paper copy (not an electronic copy on tablet or phone). This includes your university Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) number.

7. Tobacco, Alcohol & Gifts There are also restrictions on the amount of tobacco, alcohol and gifts you can bring to the UK. If you exceed your duty-free allowance and do not declare them, all of your items could be taken away from you.

4. Destination Details

Keep any recent bank statements and details of where you are staying in your hand luggage, Border Force officers may ask to see this information.

8. Illegal & Counterfit Goods Never bring in counterfeit goods, illegal drugs, offensive weapons or indecent or obscene material. Some items are restricted and will require a licence or permit.

5. Border Force

Expect Border Force officers to ask simple questions about your stay in the UK when you arrive at passport control.

6. Restricted Items

Do not bring in any meat or dairy products from outside the European Union (EU). There are restrictions on traditional medicines, food products such as fish, eggs and honey, and some fruit, vegetables and plants (including bulbs, seeds, cut flowers and tree bark).

9. Anything to declare?

10. The Facts

You must declare cash of 10,000 Euros or more (or the equivalent in another currency) if you are travelling from a country outside the EU.

Never give false or misleading information (including forged or counterfeit documents).

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Contact Us London Campus

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UWTSD London Prospectus 2018  

Studying at UWTSD London gives you the opportunity to explore and experience in one of the world’s most vibrant and dynamic cities.

UWTSD London Prospectus 2018  

Studying at UWTSD London gives you the opportunity to explore and experience in one of the world’s most vibrant and dynamic cities.