University of Sussex International Study Centre

The University of Sussex International Study Centre (Sussex ISC) located in Falmer, East Sussex, England offers international students pathway courses that lead to a wide range of bachelor's and master's degree programs at Sussex. 

  • Average Tuition GBP 17,000
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 27,000
  • Intakes September/January
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

The University of Sussex International Study Centre (Sussex ISC) is home to more than 3,000 international students from over 140 countries. Sussex, in collaboration with Study Group, offers alternative routes to university-level bachelor's and master's degree programs at Sussex. The successful completion of International Foundation Year and International Year One leads to a wide range of bachelor's degree programs including Anthropology, Medical Neuroscience, Computer Science, International Relations, and Media Production. While, the Pre-Master's pathway leads to a master's degree program in Corruption and Governance; Cultural and Creative Industries; Cancer Cell Biology; and Engineering Business Management, among others. 

Pathway students have full access to university facilities such as the library, bookstore, and sports center. With more than 200 clubs and societies on-campus, Sussex ISC's students can be engaged with the student community. Pathway students have the opportunity to develop key employability skills such as teamwork, time management, problem solving and communication which are necessary to succeed in a professional working environment. Students can reside in modern and comfortable rooms at university-managed accommodation, located on-campus and off-campus.

  • 01Sussex ISC's highly-experienced tutors are dedicated in harnessing a student's potential for academic growth and success.
  • 02Sussex ISC's small class sizes promote a student-centered and collaborative learning environment.
  • 03Pathway students benefit from CareerAhead's activities that can lead them to stand out in the competitive graduate job market.

Pathway Programs

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Business and Management (International Year One)

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Year One program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 2 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5.

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Business, Management and Economics (International Foundation Year)

    GBP 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Foundation Year program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex. 

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.0. 


  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Business, Management and Finance (Pre-Master's)

    GBP 11,100 Tuition Fee

    This 1 or 2-semester Pre-Master's program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to a master's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 6.0. The estimated fee and admission requirements mentioned here are for the 1 - semester program. 

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Computing (International Foundation Year)

    GBP 17,500 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Foundation Year program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.0.

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Computing (International Year One)

    GBP 18,000 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Year One program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 2 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5.

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Computing and Engineering (Pre-Master's)

    GBP 11,100 Tuition Fee

    This 1 or 2-semester Pre-Master's program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to a master's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 6.0. The estimated fee and admission requirements mentioned here are for the 1 - semester program. 

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Engineering (International Foundation Year)

    GBP 17,500 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Foundation Year program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.0.

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Engineering (International Year One)

    GBP 18,000 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Year One program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 2 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5.

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    English

    GBP 5,420 Tuition Fee

    Students who do not meet the English language requirements to study the International Foundation Year, International Year One, or Pre-Masters can improve their level of English by studying an English language course at the International Study Centre. The estimated fees mentioned here is the cost per semester. 

    Students wanting to study International Foundation Year with:

    - An IELTS score of 4.0 need to enroll in 1 semester of the English Language Preparation Program (ELP). 

    - An IELTS score of 3.5 need to enroll in 2 semesters of ELP. 

    Students wanting to study International Year One with:

    - An IELTS score of 5.0 need to enroll in 1 semester of ELP. 

    - An IELTS score of 4.5 need to enroll in 2 semesters of ELP. 

    Students wanting to study Pre-Masters with:

    - An IELTS score of 5.0 need to enroll in 1 semester of the English for Pre-Masters (EPM) program. 

    - An IELTS Score of 4.5 need to enroll in 2 semesters of the EPM. 

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Film and Media (International Foundation Year)

    GBP 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Foundation Year program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.0.

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Film and Media (Pre-Master's)

    GBP 11,100 Tuition Fee

    This 1 or 2-semester Pre-Master's program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to a master's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 6.0. The estimated fee and admission requirements mentioned here are for the 1 - semester program. 

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Finance and Accounting (International Year One)

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Year One program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 2 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5.

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    International Relations and International Development (International Year One)

    GBP 17,200 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Year One program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 2 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5.

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Law, International Relations and Social Sciences (Pre-Master's)

    GBP 11,100 Tuition Fee

    This 1 or 2-semester Pre-Master's program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to a master's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 6.0. The estimated fee and admission requirements mentioned here are for the 1 - semester program. 

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Life Sciences (International Foundation Year)

    GBP 17,500 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Foundation Year program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.0.

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Life Sciences (Pre-Master's)

    GBP 11,100 Tuition Fee

    This 1 or 2-semester Pre-Master's program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to a master's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 6.0. The estimated fee and admission requirements mentioned here are for the 1 - semester program. 

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Media and Film Studies (International Year One)

    GBP 18,000 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Year One program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 2 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.5.

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Psychology (International Foundation Year)

    GBP 17,500 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Foundation Year program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.0.

  • Friston Building, Boiler House Hill, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9SP, UK

    Social Sciences, Global Studies and Law (International Foundation Year)

    GBP 16,500 Tuition Fee

    This 2 - semester International Foundation Year program offers courses that focus on study skills, subject-specific academic modules, and English language skills. The successful completion of the program leads to year 1 of a bachelor's degree program at Sussex.

    In order to apply, students need a minimum IELTS score of 5.0.

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