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3 year US-UK degree courses at Richmond, The American International University
Richmond, The American International University in London, is launching three-year undergraduate degree courses for the first time, leading to both a US and UK degree award.
From August 2019, students at the University's two London campuses in Richmond and Kensington, as well as those in Florence and Rome, will be able to study for a degree over three years as well as the four year undergraduate course traditionally run at Richmond.
It will be one of the few institutions in the world to offer three year US liberal arts degrees and the only one to be able to award students two degrees when completed. Eight subjects will be offered – American Studies, International History, International Relations, Political Science, Marketing and Public Relations, Media Production, Media Studies, and Art History & Visual Culture. Richmond is able to award UK degrees following the granting of Taught Degree Awarding Powers (TDAP) by the Privy Council. These powers are in addition to the University's existing US degree-granting authority.
Phil Deans, Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor of Richmond, said "Richmond will be one of the few universities in the world to offer a three year dual award pathway to a US liberal arts degree, which we believe will have international appeal. The University prides itself on embedding an international dimension to its learning and this underpins our study abroad and internship offer. We have a rich heritage of providing education in the American liberal arts tradition, and are the only UK University where all undergraduate degrees can be studied within this framework."
Richmond has students from over 100 countries, taught in classes with an average size of fewer than 20 students, and 15 contact hours of teaching a week. At £9,250 a year, the University's UK fees are the same as other British universities and come with generous scholarship opportunities. For more details see https://www.richmond.ac.uk/about-richmond/ or contact Ceri Schooling, firstname.lastname@example.org, 07775 560509