University of Surrey International Study Centre
If you need to improve your English language to reach the required level for your programme at the International Study Centre, you can take our English Language Preparation programme.
English Language Preparation for International Foundation Year
You will need an IELTS 5.5 (minimum 5.0 in all skills) or equivalent to start the International Foundation Year.
If you have IELTS 5.0 (4.5 in all bands) or equivalent, you will need one semester of English Language Preparation. If you have IELTS 4.5 (4.0 in all bands) or equivalent, you will need to complete our two semester English Language Preparation programme.
This course has two start dates, depending when you begin your International Foundation Year.
One semester programme
Two semester programme
At the end of your English language course, you will start the International Foundation Year, providing you have achieved the required module grades.
Course length: One and two semesters
Entry points: June and September
1 Semester programme:
24/09/2018 – 14/12/2018
10/06/2019 – 30/08/2019
2 Semester programme:
10/06/2019 – 13/12/2019
Duration: 1 and 2 semesters
Progression to: International Foundation Year
Age: you must be at least 17 years old on the first day of your academic programme at the International Study Centre
Entry Requirements: Visit our entry requirements page for a list of academic, English language and country-specific entry requirements for all programmes
Programmes are designed to provide international students with a direct pathway to a degree at the University of Surrey.
This two-semester pathway programme leads to a wide range of undergraduate degrees at the University of Surrey.
Find out tuition fees for all International Study Centre programmes, plus accommodation costs and additional fees.