Our courses

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Take the first step

At the International Study Centre we teach a range of different academic courses that will help you prepare for studying an undergraduate or graduate degree at the University of Sussex.

Choose your course:

  • International Foundation Year – this course aims to fully prepare you for starting an undergraduate degree
  • International Year One – this course is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree, and it aims to prepare you for joining the second year of an undergraduate degree
  • Pre-Masters – this advanced course aims to prepare you for studying a postgraduate degree.

Succeed at Sussex, and beyond

As part of your academic course at the International Study Centre, you will:

  • Take part in tutorials, seminars and group lectures, so that you know exactly what to expect when you start your degree
  • Learn in small class sizes, have the opportunity to ask questions and get individual attention from your tutor
  • Receive tailored support to match your individual needs so that you can grow in confidence and achieve your goals.

Focus on your career

We know that you may already be thinking about your future career, which is why we have integrated a careers element into our academic courses at the ISC. CareerAhead will guide you towards making the right choices and give you the tools you need to stand out in the competitive graduate job market.

Improve your English

We also teach a range of different English language courses that can help you improve your level of English.