International Study Centre

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Courses for international students

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 postgraduate degree at the University of Sussex. Once you find the perfect course for you, we will guide and support you throughout the entire application process by providing access to experts on the study abroad journey.

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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.

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International Year One

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.

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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.

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English language courses

Improve your level of English with our range of language courses, helping you to progress to any of our courses.

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Prepare for Success

5 weeks before your selected course you will be automatically enrolled in our Prepare for Success online programme in order to help you get everything you need.

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Admissions support

Once you apply to study with us at the International Study Centre, you will be allocated a dedicated Student Enrolment Advisor to help guide and support you throughout the admissions process, free of charge.

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Before you arrive

Read our handy guide that will support you as you prepare to move to the UK.

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Succeed at Sussex

As part of your International Study Centre course, you will benefit from university-style teaching, small class sizes and tailored support. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive individual attention, allowing you to grow in confidence and achieve your goals.

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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 International Study Centre. Gain the the tools you need to stand out in the competitive graduate job market.