University of East London International Study Centre

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Study with us.

Our courses are designed to give you the knowledge you need to be able to succeed at the University of East London at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. At the International Study Centre, located in the heart of the Docklands Campus, you will learn in a supportive environment, in small class sizes with other international students.

With regular personal tutorial sessions, supplementary classes, and a timetable designed to maximise your ability to learn, you will be encouraged to reach your full potential by our friendly staff. As a full University of East London student, your student experience will include access to university facilities, the Students Union, and a range of social activities on campus.

Achieve. Succeed. Grow.

What We Offer

International Foundation Year

International Foundation Year and International Foundation Programme (4-year Programme)

Study an International Foundation Year in:

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

Study an International Foundation Programme in:

  • Accounting
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Hospitality
  • Law

International Year One

Want to study Year 1 of your studies in an environment that supports your student needs?
We offer International Year One programmes that are designed for international students and lead to Year 2 of your undergraduate degree course.
Study one of the following:

  • International Year One in Business
  • International Year One in Engineering

Pre-Master’s Programme

Feeling nervous about studying for your Master’s?
This two-term programme is designed to give you the tools you need to get the most out of postgraduate study.
Improve your:

  • Academic Language
  • Academic Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Academic Research and Presentation Skills
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International Graduate Diploma in Business and Humanities

This three-term programme is designed to prepare you for postgraduate studies. Combining essential business knowledge with academic skills modules is a great starting place for someone who wants to get the most out of their postgraduate taught masters.
Choose between a Business Stream or a Humanities Stream to tailor this programme according to your study plan.

Pre-Sessional English

Whether you are looking to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level, if you don’t meet 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 a pre-sessional English course of either 5 or 11 weeks, depending on your level of English.

Academic English

Develop your English in a supportive environment. With various study durations (from one to four terms), you will be able to build a programme that matches your language ability and prepare yourself for further studies at the university.
25 hours of class time each week to improve your confidence and general academic English ability.

Why study at the International Study Centre at the University of East London?

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

Guaranteed first year accommodation on campus (for students over 18 years of age)

Interactive lessons designed to improve your confidence

Weekly Personal Tutorial Sessions during your pathway programme

Study on a campus with over 17,000 students from 147 different countries

The University is ranked in the world’s top 200 young universities (Times Higher, 2018)