International College

The University of Sheffield International College

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.

Flexible study options

You can choose to study your course on campus or 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.

Undergraduate pathways

International student from Vietnam

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. 

Postgraduate pathways

Federico at the University of Sheffield

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. 

University graduation – #Made in Sheffield

Students celebrate their graduation at the University of Sheffield. Hear from former International College students about their experience and future plans.

University graduation – #Made in Sheffield

Sheffield students on graduation day

Blog

  • Apr 14 2021
    University of Sheffield students in a laboratory.

    There are plenty of reasons to study a degree in the area of health and human sciences. The industry is booming with many career opportunities in a variety of specialisms. Discover more reasons to study the subject here.

  • Feb 19 2021
    Yifei, a progressed University of Sheffield International College student.

    In our final blog in the series where we catch up with Progression Scholarship winners, we spoke with Yifei from China. He studied the International Foundation Year at the International College, and now studies at the University. Find out more about his experience studying in the UK.

  • Feb 19 2021
    Zhiwei, a progressed University of Sheffield International College student.

    Continuing our series of blogs where we speak to our recent Progression Scholarship winners, we spoke to Zhiwei from China. She studied the Pre-Masters in Science and Engineering at the College, and progressed to The University of Sheffield in 2020. You can learn more about her experience here.

  • Feb 18 2021
    Max, a progressed University of Sheffield International College student.

    As part of our series of blogs written by Progression Scholarship winners, we chatted to Max from China. He studied the Pre-Masters in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities at the International College and has now progressed to the University where he is studying MSc Information Systems. On our blog, you can read his thoughts on the past year, as well as his top tip for success. Click here to find out more.

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