A triple top 10 UK university

Welcome to Lancaster University International Study Centre

Join us at Lancaster University International Study Centre and graduate from a triple top ten university - with Lancaster ranking in the top ten places of The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, Guardian University Guide 2021 and Complete University Guide 2021.

Taking an International Foundation Year, Pre-Masters Programme or English Language Preparation programme is a life-changing experience that introduces you to life in the UK. Studying with us leads to a challenging degree and helps you succeed in your future career.

Welcoming student

We’re looking forward to welcoming you

We will be open for you to begin your studies in centre from the start of term. If you're unable to travel for the start of term, you can start your programme online from home and join us on campus at any point during your programme. Start your pathway programme with us now and we’ll get you on the right course and on the path to a successful career.

Before you begin your pathway programme, you can join our exclusive preparation course, delivered virtually and at no extra cost. In order to create the safest possible learning environment, you’ll benefit from a mixture of face-to-face learning and additional online learning. Get ready to apply for your visa today and we’ll be here to issue your CAS.

Lancaster University was recently named International University of the Year 2020

International Study Centre

Lancaster University campus

Based on campus, our study centre prepares you for your degree.


A Lancaster ISC student in the lab

Prepare for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at a top ranking university.

Work after graduation

A student in a graduation gown and hat

Work in the UK for two years after graduating with the new Graduate Immigration Route.

Latest News

Ghadeer from Oman studied International Foundation Year in Life Sciences.

"I chose Lancaster University due to its high overall ranking and it is also a good place to study. The tutors are supportive and make sure that we understand everything."

Ghadeer from Oman studied International Foundation Year in Life Sciences

Find out more about starting your studies or check the latest COVID-19 information.