On-campus preparation for University degree success
Specialist Preparation for your Degree
The International Foundation Year at the International Study Centre (ISC) offers specialist preparation and support to overseas students who want to access undergraduate degrees at the University of Leicester:
- the Foundation in Economics and Management prepares students for degrees in Banking & Finance, Economics and Management Studies
- the Foundation in Engineering and Technology is the ideal preparation for degrees in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics and Geosciences
- the Foundation in Society and Culture provides the best preparation for degrees in Law, Sociology, Politics, International Relations and Psychology
- the Foundation in Science prepares for degrees in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Medical Biochemistry and Medical Genetics
The International Study Centre has an excellent record of success. 92% of University of Leicester International Study Centre students who completed their programme were offered a place on a degree at the university in 2012.
Did You Know?
The University of Leicester is ranked 17th overall in the UK, (The Times 2013)
Leicester is currently ranked in the top four for student satisfaction after Oxford, Cambridge, and Bath. (National Student Survey, 2012)
It is globally renowned for its excellence in research and is ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world, QS World University Rankings, 2012 and the THE World University rankings 2012.
English Language Preparation
If you don't quite meet the International Foundation Year English entry requirements, you can study one term of English Language Preparation (ELP). The ELP course begins in June, for students that have IELTS 4.0 or equivalent. Upon successful completion, you will progress to your Foundation course in September. Apply now.
Study Group University Fair
Meet with us at the Study Group University Fair on Saturday October 12th 2013 in Central London. Click here for more details.
Leicester was named University of the Year by the Times Higher Education awards in 2008/9. The University also won the 2009/10 THE Award for Outstanding Student Support.
Alena NedelkinaNationality: Russia
"The ISC met my expectations and I'm really glad that I got into the ISC firstly and then on to the university. I think without this preparing year I will not be able to study well in the university."