ISC students in the engineering lab

International Year Two

Key facts

  • Programme length: 3 terms / 2 semesters
  • Entry dates: September, November or January
  • Progress to: Third year of a four-year undergraduate degree*

*Some exceptions apply

Complete your degree in three years

The International Year Two is equivalent to the second year of a Scottish undergraduate honours degree and it provides an accelerated route to the third year of a four-year undergraduate degree at the University of Strathclyde*.

This programme has been created in collaboration with the University of Strathclyde, and is designed to support international students who perform well-above the level needed for entry to the Undergraduate Foundation Programme.

During your time with us at the International Study Centre, you will develop your English language skills and study subject-specific modules, before completing the final two years of your undergraduate degree at the University of Strathclyde.

Why study International Year Two?

  • This programme is equivalent to second year of your four-year undergraduate degree*, allowing you to graduate in just three years.
  • Start your education journey abroad in a welcoming and supportive environment at the International Study Centre - classes are small meaning each student will get individual attention.
  • Develop your subject knowledge as well as academic English skills.
  • Lessons taught in the same style as those at the University of Strathclyde.
  • Progression to the third year of your four-year undergraduate degree upon achieving the required grades with exception to the Business Administration BBA which offer second year entry of a three-year undergraduate degree.

*Some exceptions apply. 

Study plan options

Course lengthStart dateEnd dateProgress to the University of Strathclyde
2 semesters (Business)SeptemberAprilSeptember
3 weeks Enhanced Induction +
2 semesters (Business)
3 weeks Enhanced Induction +
3 terms (Civil Engineering)
2 semesters (Business)JanuaryAugustSeptember
3 terms (Civil Engineering)JanuaryAugustSeptember

Need to improve your IELTS score?

We offer additional English language programmes which are designed to raise your IELTS to the required level.

Entry dates 

  • 6 weeks: June or February  
  • 10 weeks: April or July  
  • 16 weeks: May or September

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