An international student on their graduation day.

Term dates

International Study Centre term dates

Depending on your programme, and when you would like to progress to the University of Strathclyde, you can start your International Study Centre journey at multiple points throughout the year.

It is very important you find out your start date so you can book your travel, and make arrangements to start your programme on time.

Undergraduate pathway programmes

The Undergraduate Foundation Programme*, International Year One BBA* and International Year Two Civil Engineering** have the same term dates.

*Please note: Monday 26th September 2022 is a public holiday. Your first day in Centre will be Tuesday 27th September
**International Year Two Civil Engineering is not available for the September 2022 intake

3 Term

September 2022
25/9/2022 - 8/12/2022
8/1/2023 - 16/3/2023
26/3/2023 - 15/6/2023
November 2022
27/11/2022 - 16/3/2023
26/3/2023 - 1/6/2023
11/6/2023 - 17/8/2023
January 2023
8/1/2023 - 16/3/2023
26/3/2023 - 1/6/2023
4/6/2023 - 17/8/2023
September 2023
24/9/2023 - 14/12/2023
7/1/2024 - 14/3/2024
24/3/2024 - 13/6/2024

Postgraduate pathway programmes

The Pre-Masters Programme is a two-term pathway programme, allowing you to start your postgraduate degree at Strathclyde in September. The term dates below apply to both of the available subject routes.

2 Term

November 2022
27/11/2022 - 16/3/2023
26/3/2023 - 1/6/2023
January 2023
8/1/2023 - 16/3/2023
26/3/2023 - 1/6/2023
March 2023
26/3/2023 - 1/6/2023
11/6/2023 - 17/8/2023

Accelerated Pre-Masters Programme

The Accelerated Pre-Masters Programme is a 12-week course, designed to equip you with all the academic and English language skills you need for postgraduate success at the University of Strathclyde.

Online Accelerated Pre-Masters Programme

The Online Accelerated Pre-Masters Programme is available as a one, two or three semester course, depending on your English language levels. As this programme is taught fully online, you will not need to organise travel prior to your start date. However, you will need to ensure you have all the equipment you need prior to your start date.

1 Semester

February 2023
12/2/2023 - 11/5/2023

3 Semester

October 2022
2/10/2022 - 3/11/2022
6/11/2022 - 2/2/2023
12/2/2023 - 11/5/2023

Online English Language Preparation for Undergraduate Foundation Programme


Intake monthTerm dates
10 weeksMay 202225 May 2022 to 12 August 2022
10 weeksSeptember 202205 September 22 to 18 November 22

Online Pre-Sessional English for International Year One Programme


Intake monthTerm dates
10 weeksMay 202225 May 2022 to 12 August 2022
20 weeksMay 202225 May  2022 to 18 November 2022

Online Pre-Sessional English for International Year Two Programme


Intake monthTerm dates
10 weeksMay 202225 May 2022 to 12 August 2022
20 weeksMay 202225 May 2022 to 18 November 2022
10 weeksSeptember 202205 September 22 to 18 November 22

English for Pre-Masters


Intake monthTerm dates
2 termsSeptember 2023*
1 termJanuary 202309 January 2023 to 17 March 2023
10 weeksSeptember 202205 September 22 to 18 November 22

*English for Pre-Masters (2 terms) is not available for the September 2022 intake


Preparation for Study (for 12-week Accelerated Pre-Masters Programme)


Intake monthTerm dates
5 weeksJuly 202226 July 2022 to 25 August 2022
10 weeksJune 202221 June 2022 to 25 August 2022

English Language Preparation Programme


Intake monthTerm dates
1 termJune 202206 June 2022 to 12 August 2022