• San Diego

    University of California-San Diego

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    San Diego is located in California along the West Coast of the U.S. It is not only known for its perfect weather, but also for its adventurous cities, diverse cultures and sensational scenery. Los Angeles, the bubbling center of the entertainment industry is only a short distance away.

      University Credit Program

      If you are a high-achieving university student or professional who would like to take a full-time schedule of credit-bearing classes at UC San Diego or UC San Diego Extension while studying alongside American university students, the University and Professional Studies (UPS) program might be right for you. With UPS, it is possible to study at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels, across nearly all the departments at UC San Diego.

      In fall, winter, and spring quarters, you can take a full-time program (12-units) consisting of UC San Diego and/or UC San Diego Extension courses for university credit. The following are some of the subjects that previous University and Professional Studies students have studied:

      • Academic Writing
      • Aerospace Engineering
      • Anthropology
      • Bioengineering
      • Biology
      • Business (upper-division undergraduate business courses through the Rady School of Management and graduate international business courses through the School of Global Policy and Strategy)
      • Chemistry
      • Communications
      • Computer Science
      • Economics
      • Electrical Engineering
      • and many more
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