International Study Centre

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International Year One

What is the International Year One?

The International Year One will develop your academic knowledge and English language skills, whilst preparing you to progress to the second year of your chosen undergraduate degree. This is a two-semester programme with a choice of two routes.


of students who completed their International Year One programme and achieved the required grades were offered a place at the University of Huddersfield in 2023.

Is the International Year One right for me?

The International Year One is for international students who are looking to save time and money in their studies, by progressing straight to the second year of their undergraduate degree. You will develop the key skills to get the most out of your international studies - helping you prepare for both university and career success.

What can you expect?

Teaching will take place through a mix of face-to-face and virtual teacher-led learning. Find out more about what you can expect when you join us on campus

You will study a combination of core and subject-specific modules in the style of the University - making the transition to your second year of university simple and easy. You will be taught in class sizes of around 20 students and will take part in seminars, group lectures and independent study.

Combined visa

Save time and progress smoothly to the University with a combined visa. The visa covers the duration of your studies at both the International Study Centre and the University of Huddersfield.

  • No need to return home to apply for a new visa between your International Year One and chosen undergraduate degree
  • Over 30 alternatives to IELTS accepted as proof of your English language level
  • Allows you to work up to 20 hours per week, enhancing CV and graduate prospects
  • Suitable for students who have previously studied academic subjects in the UK
  • Gives you the opportunity to travel and explore the UK between courses.

Business, Management & Marketing

Expand your business knowledge with this International Year One pathway programme. You will gain the vital skills and knowledge needed to study a business degree at the University of Huddersfield.

Engineering & Computer Science

The International Year One in Computing is your route to a variety of engineering and computer science degrees at the University of Huddersfield. Choose from a range of pathways including mechanical and electrical engineering.

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.