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International Study Centre

study at City University London
  • The opportunity to learn at Sussex gives you the opportunity to change the world. Since our foundation in 1961, we’ve been at the forefront of change – we’ve pushed for development and demanded more, creating a better future for individuals and communities around the world. Our impressive rankings speak for themselves.

  • 20th in the UK, The Guardian University Guide 2017

  • 24th in UK, 65th in Europe and 140th in the world, Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016.

Research that makes a difference 

At Sussex, we believe that research is the pathway to progress. Our research is internationally recognised for drawing together leading academics from different disciplines – an approach that delivers the most powerful and meaningful results.

  • 75 per cent of our research activity is considered ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

Teaching that counts 

At Sussex you will learn from some of the best university teachers and researchers in the UK, who work at the forefront of their fields.

  • Three Nobel Prize winners and one prestigious Crafoord Prize winner have taught at Sussex.

  • 16 Academicians of the Social Sciences, 14 Fellows of the Royal Society, 12 Fellows of the British Academy and nine Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences teach at Sussex.

  • Six teachers have been recognised for their outstanding efforts with the HE Academy National Teaching Fellowship Scheme awards. 

Location that inspires

The University of Sussex campus offers a unique combination of tranquility and energy. We are surrounded by a beautiful national park, yet at the same time we are a short train journey

from Brighton. Brighton has fantastic transport links, so you'll easily be able to explore the rest of the UK and Europe.

  • Campus to Brighton: nine minutes by train

  • Brighton to Gatwick Airport: 30 minutes by train

  • Brighton to central London: 1 hour by train.

The University of Sussex

International Study Centre

The International Study Centre programmes are provided by Study Group in collaboration with the University of Sussex. Programmes at the International Study Centre are delivered by Study Group.


Studying at the International Study Centre will develop your confidence, boost your English language skills and give you the academic knowledge you need to succeed in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University of Sussex, and beyond in your career.

Courses available:

International Foundation Year routes:

  • Business, Management and Economics

  • Computing

  • Engineering and Mathematics

  • Law, International Relations and Sociology

  • Life Sciences and Psychology

International Year One route:

  • Business and Management

  • Computing

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Finance and Accounting

  • International Relations and International Development

  • Media and Film Studies

  • Media and Communications

Foundation at City University London
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