FAQ

Can I study anywhere abroad?

No, you can only study at one of our partner universities. Cass has exchange agreements with universities around the world; each are high profile institutions and are carefully selected to ensure that the course material available corresponds with our programmes.

Do I need to speak another language to study abroad?

No, our Replacement 2nd year study abroad options all teach in English.

For the Sandwich year abroad most of our partners offer options to study in English too. Some partners also offer language classes before the start of term. Speak to the Student Exchange Office for advice about where you wish to study.

Can I take a language module abroad?

Yes, you can choose to study the language of your host university as an elective.

Can I take other non-business modules?

No, most of our exchange agreements are with business schools only. Your electives need to be related to your degree.

Do I receive a qualification from the exchange university?

Your degree qualification will only be from Cass. You will however receive a transcript of your year abroad results from the host university which can be used alongside your Cass transcript for job applications etc.

How do I find accommodation?

The host university will be able to help you with this. Some provide places in halls of residence while others will recommend suitable private options. All of this information will be sent to you once you are accepted on the exchange programme.

Can I take a placement year as well as a study abroad year?

If you are studying on the Replacement Term programme, then yes this is a possibility. The sandwich year can be divided so that you spend one term studying at an exchange university and the rest of the year in a self organised internship abroad.