International Study Centre

Flexible study options

You can choose to join us on campus for your programme or start your studies online from home. Begin your course in January 2022 and progress to the University of Strathclyde next autumn. Find out more about preparing to study at the International Study Centre.

If you are aiming to study at Masters level, you can also choose to study your whole programme virtually with our Online Accelerated Pre-Masters Programme.

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Top 20 UK University

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022

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University of the Year 2012 & 2019

Times Higher Education Awards

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Voted best Local Life by students

Whatuni? Student Choice Awards 2020

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£1 billion campus investment

2008-2025 plan

Discover our pathway programmes

The International Study Centre offers a preparation programme for every level of higher education study. You will learn alongside other international students as you settle into life in Scotland.

Scholarships for international students

Scholarships are available for self-funded students at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels of study, these cover both the International Study Centre programme and the University degree.


Learn more about the programmes you can study and find out what's going on at the International Study Centre.

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Find out more about starting your studies or check the latest COVID-19 information.