International Study Centre

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Study options

We will get you to where you want to be

Our aim is to get you to where you want to be, studying for a postgraduate or undergraduate degree at the University of Sussex.

Studying with us in 2021/22 is about putting your education first. It is your time to learn, to develop and to be ready for the world. By starting your university education now, you can look forward to achieving your graduation dreams and starting an exciting graduate-level job in just a few short years. Whether your goal is to start your own business, research medical developments, work for an NGO or something in between, this is your future.

Joining us in 2022?

Starting in September 2022 or later

We look forward to welcoming you on campus for the start of your studies. Find out all you need to know about joining us on campus below.

Join us on campus

If you join us on campus, you can expect:

  • Experienced teachers and support staff
  • One-to-one support at every stage
  • Additional health and safety measures
  • Blended learning, which is a mixture of face-to-face and virtual teacher-led learning

Please note, study options, blended learning and health and safety measures are subject to ongoing review and government guidance, and should anything change, and you have an offer or confirmed place with us it will be communicated to you.

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Join us on campus

Find out about studying your programme on campus, what to expect from blended learning and tips for preparing to travel.

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Prepare for Success

Gain a competitive edge before you start your academic programme with our online preparation course.

Start online from home

You may be unsure about travelling right now and choose to start your programme online from home and join us on campus at a later date, or start and finish your programme online from home*.

By studying virtually, you can expect:

  • 21-day money-back satisfaction offer
  • Visa refund policy
  • Wider range of English language tests accepted (CAS requirements stay the same)

You can find out more about studying online from home and completing your programme entirely online by going to our online learning FAQs here.

Current students whose programme finishes before June 30th 2022**

If you wish to complete your studies online, you must inform a student support team member (who will be in contact with you directly) of your intention to complete your programme online, otherwise you will be expected to arrive in the UK by 30 June 2022 to continue your programme.

Current students whose programme finishes after June 30th 2022**

Students whose programme finishes after the 30th June 2022, must still apply to study online all year. If they do not apply, or do apply and are unsuccessful, they must arrive in the UK by 30 June 2022.

Details of this process and guidance can be found here.

*Subject to continued approval by the UK Visas and Immigration service, or circumstances that are subject to approval under our specific academic regulations.

**Important condition of eligibility for completing studies online:
Where we are offering the opportunity to existing students to complete their studies online, to be eligible to apply, students must have undertaken a minimum of two weeks’ study on their Study Group course (whether on-campus or online) and be deemed to be engaging in their studies at an acceptable level.

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High-quality teaching

You will experience the level of exceptional, high-quality teaching you would expect from an Office for Students registered provider, whether you study virtually or on campus. 

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One to one support

Academic guidance, tutorial sessions, careers support and personal welfare support is all available virtually and on campus. You'll be part of a community of international students and we'll be here to support you on your university journey.

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Keep your studies on track and start your programme virtually or on campus. We'll make sure you're ready to progress to the University of Sussex as planned.