International Study Centre

Succeed in the world

Experience a life-changing education

Develop skills to change the world at the University of Sussex International Study Centre. Choose from a range of flexible courses leading to more than 200 undergraduate or postgraduate degrees at the University of Sussex. Improve your English, develop your academic skills, and grow the confidence you need to succeed in your degree.

Why study with us?

Welcoming student

We’re looking forward to welcoming you

We will be open for you to begin your studies in centre from the start of term. If you're unable to travel for the start of term, you can start your programme online from home and join us on campus at any point during your programme. Start your pathway programme with us now and we’ll get you on the right course and on the path to a successful career.

Before you begin your pathway programme, you can join our exclusive preparation course, delivered virtually and at no extra cost. In order to create the safest possible learning environment, you’ll benefit from a mixture of face-to-face learning and additional online learning. Get ready to apply for your visa today and we’ll be here to issue your CAS.

International Foundation Year

Gain the skills you need for the first year of your degree. The International Foundation Year is a two-semester preparation course leading to one of over 90 undergraduate degrees at the University of Sussex.

International Year One

Students talk in a classroom at the international Study Centre

The International Year One is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. Study a choice of subject-specific modules to prepare you for the second year of one of a wide range of University of Sussex degrees.

Pre-Masters Programme

Expert preparation for Masters-level study at the University of Sussex. Choose academic modules to deepen your knowledge in your chosen field before progressing to your choice from 61 postgraduate degrees.

Study abroad in Brighton

Live and learn in one of the UK’s most popular study destinations. Brighton is a vibrant, multicultural seaside city, located less than an hour from London.

The University of Sussex

Prepare to study at a prestigious British university. Sussex is well ranked and globally recognised for leading the way in innovation and research.

Work after study

You can start your career in the UK with the new post-study work visa for international students. Discover the Graduate Immigration Route 

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