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Degree Preparation Programmes
at International Study Centre

International Foundation Year
Entry to Year 1

A nine month course, for students who need more support with their academic skills or English language level

  • Providing the best preparation
    for entry to the first year of
    undergraduate study
  • Immersion in university
    life from day 1
  • Designed to give you the
    skills and confidence to
    succeed once you progress
    to the university

Key facts

  • 3 terms**
  • September or
    January
    entry**
  • Entry from IELTS 4.0
    (depending on the
    ISC),
    or equivalent
  • Academic entry
    from SMA2,
    IGCSE, and a
    range of other
    year 11
    qualifications.
  • Must be 17 by
    course start date
**Two term option available for March at The University of Sheffield International College

International Year 2
Entry to Year 2

For students with good grades and an intermediate English level.

  • Providing a direct route
    to year two of an
    undergraduate degree
  • Equivalent to your
    first year of a
    university degree
  • You receive extra support
    without having to
    add extra study time

Key facts

  • 3 or 4 terms
  • September or
    January
    entry
  • Entry from IELTS 4.0
    (depending on the
    ISC),
    or equivalent
  • Academic entry from
    SMA3, A levels,
    IB diploma, and foundation
    programme completion
  • Must be 17 by
    course start date

Pre Master
Programme

For students who already hold an undergraduate degree or diploma.

  • Prepares you for
    progression to a
    postgraduate degree
  • Helps you develop
    study skills, high-level academic
    English language and specific subject knowledge

Key facts

  • 2 or 3 terms
  • September, January, April
  • Entry from IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • Academic entry
    from SMA2,
    IGCSE, and a
    range of other
    year 11
    qualifications.
  • Entry from Bachelor degree GPA 2.0, or D3 diploma.
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