Global U.K. Transfer Pathways in Carmarthen, Wales or York, England

UK college campus building that looks like a castle

Of all our Global degree pathways, our partnerships with universities in the U.K. offer the most diverse and varied options. You can choose a program that lasts 3 or 4 years depending on the location and major. Speaking of majors, there are thirteen different options to choose from, ranging from Art &Design to Sports Business Management. Study your first two years at Lane and then explore the enchanting United kingdom while you finish your degree!

About U.K. Global Degrees

Lane is happy to provide multiple options for students wanting to continue their bachelors degree studies in the U. K. Currently Lane has partnered with the University of Wale Trinity Saint David in Carmarthen, Wales and also York St. John University in York, England. Unlike our other global degree options, there are 13 academic program options you can choose from. There will be options to complete your bachelors degree at an accelerated pace in 3 years, or in 4 years. That is in addition to your Associate degree from Lane!

University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Carmarthen, Wales

  • 8th in U.K. for teaching quality
  • 7th in U.K. for academic experience
  • 11th in U.K. for academic support
  • 4th in U.K. for good relationships with teaching staff.
  • 97% of graduates are either employed or undertaking further study
  • BA Dance students work with professional choreographers, create their own work, and develop projects that are individually mentored and supported
  • BA Acting students gain connections while learning from and collaborating with experienced professionals who have worked on stage, TV, and film


A place where two worlds meet: distinct Roman heritage and Arthurian legends make this the oldest continually occupied town in Wales, yet it also provides a wealth of contemporary culture, shopping gems, and a vibrant food scene. Located in the southwest part of Wale, Carmarthen boasts a wide variety of shops, leisure facilities, and easy access to the coast.Situated just 1 mile outside of Carmarthen town centre our Carmarthen Campus is easily accessible. With connections to public transport services, it is easy to get to us whether you enjoy going on foot, cycling or riding the bus.

York St. John University in York, England

York is host to 20,000 students and thousands of more tourists on a daily basis, making York a vibrant, student-friendly city. York is great for nightlife of all kinds, it has restaurants, cafés to suit every craving imaginable and it has plentiful options for shopping. York St John is literally minutes away from the city centre, so is perfectly placed for nights out and a little retail therapy when you are out of class. York is more than big enough to feel lively but small enough to feel like home.

Transfer Requirements

Lane advisers will meet with you throughout your first two years to plan and ensure that you are on track to complete your required Associates degree for your pathway of choice. We will also guide you throughout the application process for your selected University and assist you in the visa process.

University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Carmarthen, Wales

Dance and Theater "2+1" Pathway

Students can choose to complete either the Associate of General Studies degree (ASG) or the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree (AAOT) at Lane to transfer to University of Wales Dance and Theater programs for a BA in Dance or BA in Acting Degree. Students studying other majors are still welcome to apply but their application will be reviewed individually for transfer.

York St. John University in York, England

Students have flexiblility in choosing either an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) or the Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer Degree (AAOT) or the Associate of Science Oregon Transfer Degree (ASOT) to transfer to York St.John University. The great benefit is you can be accepted into nearly any major with a one of the completed Lane degrees mentioned above!

Coursework and Majors

Bachelor's degrees are available in many different subjects. Some of these include:

  • Art & Design
  • Biological Science
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Computing
  • Dance- University of Wales Trinity Saint David "2+1"
  • Film Studies
  • Music
  • Music Production
  • Psychology
  • Sports Business Management
  • Theater- University of Wales Trinity Saint David "2+1"
  • Tourism & Destination Management

Note: At this time University of Wales Trinity Saint David has two official pathways for Dance and Theater. Students studying other majors are welcome to apply but their application will be individually reviewed for transfer.

Cost of Attendance

Lane Community College (Estimate based on a 9-month academic year)

Tuition and Fees: $10,500 USD
Books & Living Expenses: $8,900 USD
Health Insurance: $1,200 USD
Total Estimated Costs Per Academic Year: $20,600 USD

Note: This is an estimate for one year at approximately 15 credits per term, Fall, Winter and Spring. Students in this program will be at Lane for two years at this cost.

University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Carmarthen, Wales

Tuition and Fees:  9,200 pounds
Living Expenses + Insurance:  9,135 pounds
Total Estimated Costs per Academic Year: 18,335 pounds

York St. John University in York, England

Tuition and Fees:  TBA*
Living Expenses + Insurance: TBA*
Total Estimated Costs per Academic Year: TBA*

*Details for York St. John Cost of Attendance coming soon!

Benefits of U.K. Global Degrees

Participating in a Global Pathways program will not only change how you view the world, but there are many practical advantages as well!

  • Save money compared to many other traditional 2+2 transfer options in the U.S.
  • Deepen your global perspective by experiencing North American and European cultures
  • Expand your network of resources and references across the U.S. and U.K.
  • Travel easily to other nearby European countries during times off from class!
  • Employers look favorably on international experience