The International Study Center (ISC) offers international students specialist preparation for a wide range of undergraduate degrees at the University of Leicester. The University of Leicester International Foundation Year, delivered at the ISC, provides a choice of three routes in key subject areas. The International Study Center is based near the University of Leicester campus. You will be part of the University from the day you start your course.
University of Leicester – Excellent Teaching Reputation
University of Leicester is ranked amongst the top 20 universities in the UK by the UK Good University Guide, Sunday Times University Guide and Guardian University Guide. The University has the joint highest scores for overall student satisfaction in England amongst mainstream universities (National Student Survey, 2007). Leicester’s student completion rates amongst the very highest.
Leicester is a member of the 1994 group of internationally-renowned universities engaged in leading-edge research and high quality teaching. Our research strengths stretch across our five faculties. Over 90% of academic staff are research active. 13 departments gained the 5 or 5* ratings that indicate internationally significant work in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise.
University of Leicester ISC Programs
International Foundation Year
The University of Leicester International Foundation Year is a tailor-made three-term program of academic subjects, study skills and English language training that provides an intensive, direct path to degree study. Joining the International Foundation Year guarantees that you will receive a conditional offer of a degree place at the University of Leicester. Soon after you join, you will be helped to nominate the degree program onto which you want to progress. Once you have successfully completed the course and have met the required entry standards, you will proceed directly to your preferred degree program.
You can choose one of three Foundation routes:
- Economics, Business & Social Sciences leading to Business, Economics, Law Degrees & etc
- Engineering, Physics & Mathematics leading to Engineering, Math Degrees & etc
- Science & Computing leading to Science, Psychology, Bio-related Degrees & etc
All Foundation routes are modular in structure. There are five core modules common to each route: English Skills 1, English Skills 2, Study Skills, Project Study and Maths. You will also study five specific subject modules, each carefully designed to focus on the academic areas most useful to your chosen degree.
You will be assessed regularly throughout the course. This will ensure that your progress is on track to achieve the standard required for progression onto your chosen degree. Your development is monitored through continuous coursework and specific assessments at the end of each term or module. You will also be required to complete a series of presentations and extended essays as part of your overall assessment.
University of Leicester ISC officially appointed representative in Singapore
JACK StudyAbroad helps you with:
- Advice on University of Leicester ISC: entry requirements, application progress and pre-application assessment
- Certification of documents
- Application checking & submission
- Overseas student visa application assistance
- Hostel & student flights booking
Funded by universities, all these services are free of charge for students in Singapore.
If you are ready to apply
Please complete a short online application form (takes 3 minutes to complete).
If you need more information on University of Leicester ISC
Please call us during office hours or complete the enquiry form on this page
Fees & Intake
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- Intake 1: Sep- Jun
- Intake 2: Jan- Aug
Are you in Singapore? You are eligible for our free services.
We are the overseas university application centre in Singapore. Fully funded by universities, our services are free for students in Singapore. Contact us to get free advice and assistance on your application, visa and accommodation.
- Call (+65) 6737 6734 (Mon-Fri, 9.30-18.00), or visit our Application centre at Orchard Gateway@Emerald (Opp. Somerset 313)
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