University Preparation Programmes
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. In 2022, 94% of students who completed their programmes at the University of Sussex International Study Centre were offered a place at the University of Sussex.
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.
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.
International Foundation Year
Gain the skills you need to confidently study a three-year undergraduate degree at the University of Sussex with the International Foundation Year. Find out more about the programme today.
International Year One
Prepare to join the second year of an undergraduate degree with the International Year One pathway programme. Experience a seamless transition into studying a degree at the University of Sussex.
Study the Pre-Masters at the International Study Centre to prepare for postgraduate study at the University of Sussex. Discover more about the Pre-Masters Programme today.
English language courses
Improve your English skills with one of our Online English language courses designed to support international students studying a pathway programme at the International Study Centre.
Prepare for Success
Join our online preparation course at no extra cost, so that you are ready to begin your academic pathway programme.
The Enhanced Induction is an optional 3-week programme that will better prepare you for living and studying in the UK.
How to apply
Ready to apply? Discover how to submit an application and learn more about fees, semester dates and entry requirements.