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Before you arrive
The University of Sheffield International College offers specialist tuition in English language, study skills and subject preparation. Alongside other international students, you'll study programmes developed in collaboration with the University in preparation for your university degree. You'll have everything you need to succeed at a world top 100 university.
You can choose to join us on campus for your programme or start virtually from home. Start your course in September 2021 and progress to the University of Sheffield next autumn. Find out more about preparing to study at the International College.
Our International Foundation Year is our undergraduate preparation programme designed to develop your skills for degree study at the University of Sheffield. You will find a range of subject routes and study modules tailored to your degree choice.
The Pre-Masters programme is an intensive 1.5 or 2 semester programme. It includes specialist academic modules, skills development and English language classes that prepare you for your taught masters degree.
Start your studies virtually from home or on campus.
Study at one of the world’s top 100 universities.
Find out how to apply to the International College.
Find out more about selected subjects, degree options at the University of Sheffield and popular career paths. Degrees range from architecture, civil engineering and chemical engineering to biomedical science, international relations and politics.
Use what you've learnt at Sheffield and start your career in the UK with the new Graduate Immigration Route – a 2-year post-study work visa which allows you to remain in the UK after graduating.
Students celebrate their graduation at the University of Sheffield. Hear from former International College students about their experience and future plans.
Originally from Mexico, Fatima has just finished studying the International Foundation Year in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities at The University of Sheffield International College. She reflects on the last academic year and what she has learned from being a student during the pandemic.
Tiba, our student ambassador from Iraq, shares what it has been like to study at the International College throughout a global pandemic, and offers her advice to new students on how to make the most of your experience studying with us.
Studying abroad in the UK is a big decision to make, and this year is no different. At the University of Sheffield International College, we've made significant developments to make sure you have a fantastic student experience. Learn more in our blog.
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