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Over 50,000 students from 145 countries trust Study Group to provide life-changing learning experiences every year. With over 20 years’ experience, our international programmes help you to bridge the academic, cultural and language gap between where you are, and where you wish to be.

 

Ranked as one of the world’s top 100 universities, The University of Sheffield’s extraordinary academic reputation attracts the best teachers and students from around the world.

 

The University of Sheffield is ranked 13th in the UK

 

(2013-14 Times Higher Education World University Rankings)

 

1st student Experience Survey 2014-2015 Times Higher Education

 

Voted No 1: University most students would recommend to a friend (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, 2014-15)

 

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 Foundation

 

Business, Law and Social Science

 

Science and Engineering

 

Pre Masters

 

Business, Law and Social Science

 

Science and Engineering

 

Progression Degrees

 

International Foundation

 

Business, Law and Social Science http://usic.sheffield.ac.uk/programmes/international-foundation-year/business-law-and-social-sciences

 

Science and Engineering http://usic.sheffield.ac.uk/programmes/international-foundation-year/science-and-engineering

 

Pre Masters

 

Business, Law and Social Science http://usic.sheffield.ac.uk/programmes/pre-masters/business-law-and-social-sciences

 

Science and Engineering http://usic.sheffield.ac.uk/programmes/pre-masters/science-and-engineering

 

Entry Requirements

International Foundation

Academic

Good high school graduation grades or equivalent

English

Three term programme - IELTS 5.0 (minimum of 4.0 in all skills), or Pearson Test of English or equivalent *

Two term programme - IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.0 in all skills), or Pearson Test of English or equivalent *

 

Pre Masters

Academic

Recognised degree - Must be in a related field for some subjects.

English

Three term programme - IELTS 5.5 (minimum of 5.5 in all skills), or Pearson Test of English or equivalent*

Two term programme - IELTS 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all skills) or Pearson Test of English or equivalent*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dates and Prices

International Foundation

 

Three terms - September and January

 

Two terms – April

 

Pre Masters

 

Three terms - September and January

 

Two terms – January and April

 

Fees 2015/2016

 

Tuition

 


 

Programme Subject pathway Number of terms 2014/15 Fee
International Foundation Year Business, Law and Social Sciences £14,420
3 £15,600
Science and Engineering 2 £15,290
3 £16,450
Pre-Masters Business, Law and Social Sciences 2 £14,100
3 £16,000
Science and Engineering 2 £14,750
3 £16,800
English language courses English Language Preparation 1 £3,935 (per term)
English for Pre-Masters 1 £3,935 (per term)

 

Please note that tuition fees do not include the cost of text books, which will be approximately £80 per term.

 


 

Options

 

Option  Details Fee 
StudyCare 12 months cover £416
Airport transfer (one way) London Heathrow TBC
Manchester International TBC

 


 

Prices

 

2015/16 fees are for programmes commencing from 1st September 2015 and are expressed in £GBP. An enrolment fee of £170GBP will also be payable.

 

Made in Sheffield Scholarships

 

The University of Sheffield International College is delighted to award scholarships to some of the best students each year to help support their studies.

 

You will be eligible to apply for the Made in Sheffield Scholarship once you have an offer of a place at the College. Students applying will complete an online test and those who achieve the best results will receive an award.

 

The University of Sheffield awards further scholarships to the very best students from the International College when they progress to the University.

 

 

 

 

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