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Berkeley Global Access program

University of California, Berkeley

Pre-Master On Campus
5 months
Duration
28800 USD/year
28800 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

For a semester or full academic year, you choose the courses that most interest you—and fit with your academic goals. Study alongside other college students while taking new and innovative classes that you wouldn't find at your home university. The Berkeley Global Access program is offered by the University of California, Berkeley.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Take advantage of this study-abroad opportunity to learn from UC Berkeley's renowned professors in a culturally diverse campus—without the complicated admissions process.

Education

Outside of class, spend your free time exploring the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley, networking with your classmates and professors, participating in student groups, receiving guidance from your peer mentor, and immersing yourself in this vibrant, multicultural environment. You'll also receive academic advising and graduate school admissions support as part of your experience.

The Berkeley Global Access program is offered by the University of California, Berkeley .

The programs offer a variety of undergraduate- or graduate-level courses. Current undergraduate students and recently graduated students are eligible to apply.

Programme Structure

You'll take courses both on and just outside of campus; online courses are not available. Enroll in a variety of UC Berkeley courses, for a minimum of 12 units and a maximum of 18 units total of credit-bearing, in-person courses. 

UC Berkeley courses:

Explore courses from a variety of subjects such as:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Engineering
  • Languages
  • Mathematics and Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Courses related to your major

Audience

  • Undergraduate- or graduate-level students.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 5 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

12 alternative credits
  • 12–18 units per semester

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of the BGA Discover online application.
  • Make sure that you meet specific prerequisites for any course you intend to take.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14400 USD per semester and a duration of 5 months.
  • National

    28800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14400 USD per semester and a duration of 5 months.
  • $14,400–$19,700 per semester

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Berkeley Global Access program
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University of California, Berkeley

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