Take the first step

The University of Sussex International Study Centre (ISC) is here to help you succeed in your degree, career and in the world. Find out how our courses will prepare you for an unforgettable student experience at the University of Sussex.

International Foundation Year

This one-year course aims to teach you the skills you need to succeed in your undergraduate degree at Sussex. It will also help you get used to your new, exciting life in the UK.

International Year One

This advanced one-year course is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. It will prepare you for joining the second year of your chosen degree at Sussex.


Whether you need to improve your English language skills or refresh your academic knowledge, our specialist Pre-Masters course is designed to prepare you for success in your postgraduate degree, as well as your professional career.

Skills for success

We care about your career, as well as your studies. With your future in mind, we have integrated a new careers element into our courses at the International Study Centre.

Start your Pre-Masters in May 2016

Don't miss the opportunity to study at Sussex – apply online today.

Discover what the University of Sussex and the city of Brighton have to offer

Why Sussex?

Sussex is a top-ranking, research led university that attracts international students from around the world.

Students like you.

Find out why studying here gives you the unique opportunity to change the world.

Inspiring teaching

At Sussex you will learn from some of the best teachers, professors and researchers in the UK.

You will get more than a degree.

Find out how our expert teaching will help you succeed in your degree, as well as your career.

Vibrant city

Sussex is located just 9 minutes from Brighton, a lively seaside city famous for its beach, shops and thriving art and music scene.

You will feel like you belong here.

Find out why this vibrant city is the perfect place to discover yourself.

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