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Award-winning city centre campus provides cutting-edge facilities and modern student-centred spaces. Based on the picturesque Brayford waterfront, everything you need is within a short walk.


Latest developments include:


The expansion of our award-winning Grand Central Warehouse Library, which houses hundreds of thousands of books, journals and other learning resources


The extension of our Art, Architecture and Design facilities to create new studio space and galleries for student and professional work JJ The construction of a new, purpose-built School of Engineering in partnership with global industry leader Siemens.


The establishment of a Science and Innovation Park, which will provide new searching space and laboratories for Science and Pharmacy students while attracting hi-tech companies to the city.


About the International Study Centre and Pathway to Education

Why study at an International Study Centre

The International Study Centre offers international students, on-campus degree preparation for undergraduate and, postgraduate courses and is part of the university. The preparatory courses will provide, you with the necessary academic skills and English language, tutoring to undertake a degree at the University of Sussex.

Qualifications around the world do not always match with UK qualifications and quite often to gain entry into a top rated university, students need to follow a pathway.


There are several stages to a pathway.

An Undergraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages (Stages 1-4) of study which on successful completion results in the award of a Bachelor's Degree. A Postgraduate Pathway is a single course which is comprised of a series of stages of study (Stages 1 - 2) which on successful completion results in the award of a Master's Degree.


Foundation or Stage1 - A pre degree programme for students who do not meet university entry requirements. Successful completion leads to progression to year 1 of a UK bachelor degree. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language.


Diploma Year 1 (International Year One) - Stage 2  - Designed for students who fail to meet the entry requirements for drirect entry, but who are still capable of studying at that level. Successful completion leads to the 2nd year of a UK bachelor degree programme. The course includes both academic subjects as well as English Language. Stages 3 and 4 comprise of the 2nd and 3rd year of an honours degree.


Pre Masters -  is a 6 month or 9 month programme for students who have a 1st degree, but whose degrees are not equivalent to a UK degree. Generally 1 or terms additional learning is required in order to follow onto a master degree. The offer is made with a conditional of progression upon successful completion. Successful completion leads to the master degree which in the UK is normally 9 months.

English Language - A pressional English Language programme is available for those who fail to meet the mnimum English Language requirements. Please note visa regulations may differ in the cae of English Language entry.

Pathway Programmes


International Year One


Business and Management




Computer Science


Media Studies


Pre Masters


Business Management


Progression Degrees


International Year One


Business and Management http://www.lincolnisc.com/international-year-one/business-and-management


Engineering http://sitecore.lincolnisc.uk.studygroup.com/international-year-one/engineering


Computer Science http://www.lincolnisc.com/international-year-one/computer-science


Media Studies http://www.lincolnisc.com/international-year-one/media-studies


Pre Masters


Business Management http://www.lincolnisc.com/pre-masters/business-and-management


Entry Requirements

International Year One


3 Term Programmes Bangladesh: Successful completion of High School Certificate with overall grade of 60% Maths and Physics grade of 60% required for engineering

International: The Diploma of the International Baccalaureate (IB Diploma) and the Diploma Programme Course (IB Certificate) - 3 term 22 points, 3.5 and 4 term 20 points

AS/A levels UCAS - 3 term 120 points, 3.5 and 4 term 80 points

3.5/4 term programmes Bangladesh: Successful completion of High School Certificate at an average grade of 55%


3 Terms IELTS 5.0 (no minimum writing requirement)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) 46 across all skills

3.5 Terms ELTS 4.5 or equivalent (no minimum writing requirement)
Pearson test of English (PTE) 41 across all skills

4 Terms IELTS 4.0 or equivalent (no minimum writing requirement)
Pearson test of English (PTE) 36 across all skills

Pre Masters


Bangladesh: Recognised first degree - 3 year undergraduate Bachelor's (Hons)  degree at 45% or above


IELTS 5.5 in all components.

Pearson Test of English 51 across all skills.


Dates and Prices

4 term International Year One : September


3.5 Terms International Year One : October


3 Terms International Year One: Sept and January


Premasters: April to August


Fees and Payment


All prices are in pounds sterling (GBP).


      2014/15 2015/16 

Tuition prices*
Foundation Year
3 terms £11,745  
Year One
3 terms £11,745 £12,600
3.5 terms £14,650 £14,650
4 terms £15,660 £16,800

2 terms £8,380  £8,600

University Accommodation

En-suite single study bedroom   
per week** £113   
Airport pick-up 
(one-way transfer)


£200 (approx)
Manchester  £160 (approx)     
Studycare insurance
12 months cover        


* Please note tuition fees do not include the cost of text books, which will be approximately £50 per term


** For calculation purposes please note that a standard tenancy length is 42 weeks. Additional charges may be made for such items as accommodation security deposits, bedding packs, accommodation specific insurance, and other sundry expenses.


Confirmation Payment


This consists of:


  • £170 Enrolment Fee (non-refundable)*
  • £1,000 Refundable Deposit
  • £500 advance fees





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