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University pathway programmes

Prepare for your degree with our pathway programmes

Studying at the International Study Centre prior to your degree will allow you to familiarise yourself with the British education system, as well as giving you your first taste of life in the UK. You will have the chance to make friends from all over the world, get to know your surroundings and take part in extracurricular activities. Beginning your study abroad journey here will give you everything you need to achieve your full potential during your studies.

We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a variety of subjects, to help prepare you for your degree and make the most of your career. We want you to be the best version of yourself.

How to be a Successful International Student

Find out which programme is right for you

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International Foundation Year

The International Foundation Year will prepare you to study a three-year undergraduate degree at Kingston University a wide range of subjects. You can choose from three subject pathways, depending on your preferred degree and future profession.

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International Year One

Prepare to join the second year of an undergraduate degree with the International Year One. With three insightful subject pathways to choose from, you can experience a seamless transition into studying a degree at Kingston University.

Faris, a student at Kingston International Study Centre

Pre-Masters Programme

The Pre-Masters Programme will prepare you for a postgraduate degree at Kingston University. Offered as a standard two-term or a shortened 12-week programme, this advanced preparation will help you achieve success in your further studies.

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How to apply

See how to apply for a course at the International Study Centre and view the documents you need to provide with your application.

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English Language Preparation

Improve your English skills with our programme designed for international students. Find out how we can help you to start your pathway programme. 

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Prepare for Success

Join our online preparation course at no extra cost, so that you are ready to begin your academic pathway programme.

Join us today

Our student enrolment advisors are available to answer your questions and help you with your application. We can’t wait to meet you.