Study with us.

Our courses are designed to give you the tools and the knowledge you need to be able to succeed at the University of East London at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The International Study Centre is located in the Docklands Library, at the centre of Docklands Campus. Here, you will learn in a supportive environment, in small class sizes with other international students from all over the world.

With regular personal tutorial sessions, supplementary classes, and a timetable designed to maximise your ability to learn, you will be assisted to reach your full potential by our experienced staff. Whilst studying with us, you are already considered a University of East London student, and will have full access to university facilities such as the Library, Student’s Union, and a range of social activities on campus.

Why Study At The International Study Centre?

You are enrolled as a UEL student & will have access to the facilities & Students Union

On-campus accommodation is available to students who are over 18 years of age. (subject to availability)

Varied classroom teaching techniques to help prepare you for future studies

Regular Personal Tutorial sessions during your programme

700+ students and 20+ nationalities at International Study Centre

University of the Year Nominee (Times Higher Education 2023 Awards)

Studying at the International Study Centre you will benefit from:

  Welcome programme when you begin your studies
✓  Professional Skills Development classes
✓  Additional supplementary classes where required
✓  Tutorials with your personal tutor
✓  Small class sizes
✓  Free wi-fi throughout the campus
✓  Access to guest lectures on campus
✓  Varied classroom teaching techniques to help prepare you for future studies
✓  Varied assessment types
Access to full university facilities including the Library, Student’s Union, and the award-winning Student Support Team

What We Offer

International Foundation Year (IFY)

  • Architecture
  • Business & Management
  • Engineering, Computing and Science
  • Humanities & Social Science

International Foundation Programme (IFP)

These integrated programmes are designed to give you a seamless transition from your Foundation Year to one of 37 degree programmes.

  • Business and Management
  • Engineering, Computing and Science

International Year One (IYO)

These programmes are equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree.

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Hospitality Management

Pre-Master’s – English and Research Skills

This programme is designed to prepare you for postgraduate level studies by allowing you to practice your academic skills in a supportive environment.

Pre-Master’s – Business and Humanities (International Graduate Diploma)

This programme is designed to prepare you for postgraduate studies by combining essential business knowledge with academic skills modules.
You will choose between a Business Stream or a Humanities Stream to tailor the programme according to your study plan.

Pre-Sessional English (PSE)

If you haven’t quite met the IELTS requirements for your choice of degree at the University of East London, you will be able to improve your level of English on this course.

“We are looking forward to welcoming you to the University of East London International Study Centre. Here at our centre, we are dedicated to helping international students reach their full potential. You’ll benefit from small class sizes with dedicated teachers and student support at the International Study Centre, providing you with the best environment to begin your studies on the beautiful University of East London campus.

You’ll join a vibrant student community here at University of East London, and we look forward to helping you make London your home away from home.”

Simon Fitch
University of East London ISC Centre Director

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