UGIC

University of Greenwich International College

University of Greenwich International College: preparing international students for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the UK.

Who we are

University of Greenwich International College (UGIC) is an embedded college located on the main campus at University of Greenwich, offering an exciting range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses for international students. 

Located at the beautiful Devonport House, the college is set on the main University of Greenwich campus, a renowned world heritage site which is often used as film sets, so don't be surprised if you see a few famous faces around the campus.

As a University of Greenwich International College student you will also benefit from:

  • Undergraduate and postgraduate degree options
  • Full university student status from day one, with access to university facilities and services
  • Direct continuation to chosen degree upon successful completion of the first stage/s
  • English language support available throughout the entire programme
  • One visa for the entire course duration
  • Opportunity to live on-campus with UK and international students

What you can study?

Undergraduate Study Options

UGIC provides a foundation year in a wide range of academic subjects which once successfully completed lead onto their chosen undergraduate degree with University of Greenwich.

International Year Zero (IYZ)

This programme is the first year of a four year undergraduate course. Your first year is taught at University of Greenwich International College. Once you successfully complete this year, you will continue studying the remaining stages of your degree directly with University of Greenwich. 

You can choose to study one of the following five routes: 

International Year One (IY1)

The International Year One (IY1) provides an intensive combination of first year university subject modules with extra study and English language skills. The IY1 is the equivalent to your first year of study at undergraduate level, upon successful completion, you will continue to the second year of your chosen degree at study at University of Greenwich.

You can choose to study one of the following two routes: 

Postgraduate Study Options

International Incorporated Master's (IIM)

The International Incorporated Master's (IIM) programme focuses on equipping you with the business-related subject knowledge and the advanced study and English language skills you need to complete your postgraduate study at University of Greenwich. This programme is designed for students who do not qualify for direct entry to the Master's programmes at University of Greenwich.

You can study:

Pre-Sessional English (PSE)

University of Greenwich International College is there to support you every step of the way in achieving academic success and offer Pre-Sessional English courses. If you do not meet the IELTS requirements for the programme you wish to study there are 6 week or 12 week options available which can be taken immediately before you enter your chosen IYZ, IYF or IIM programme: 

  • 6 Week Pre-Sessional English for students at IELTS 5.0 (with no skill below 4.5) 
  • 12 Week Pre-Sessional English for students at IELTS 4.5 (with no skill below 4.0) 


Only 6 week Pre-Sessional English available for intake September 2018 which starts in July 2018.

Start dates and tuition

ProgrammeIntakeStart DateEnd DateFees*
International Year ZeroJan 2019     7 Jan 201912 Aug 2019£13,250
+12 Week PSESep 201824 Sep 201814 Dec 2018£17,050
+6 Week PSENov 20185 Nov 201814 Dec 2018£15,150
International Year OneJan 20197 Jan 201912 Aug 2019£13,000
+12 Week PSESep 201824 Sep 201814 Dec 2018£16,800
+6 Week PSENov 20185 Nov 201814 Dec 2018£14,900
International Incorporated Master's (1 Term)**Oct 20181 Oct 201814 Dec 2018£4,600**
International Incorporated Master's (2 Term)Jan-197 Jan 20197 Jun 2019£8,700 *
+12 Week PSESep 201824 Sep 201814 Dec 2018£12,500
+6 Week PSENov 20185 Nov 201814 Dec 2018£10,600
International Incorporated Master's (1 Term)Apr-191 Apr 20197 Jun 2019£4,600 *
+12 Week PSEJan 20197 Jan 201929 Mar 2019£8,400
+6 Week PSEFeb 201918 Feb 201929 Mar 2019£6,500

* Stated fees do not include tuition applicable for degree course continued at University of Greenwich, for more information on these fees please see University of Greenwich fees here <Link to www.gre.ac.uk/study/finance>*Non-refundable admin fee applies: 150. Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

** Places are limited, this start allows continuation onto MA International Business degree at University of Greenwich only.

Entry criteria and how to apply

These requirements are indicative only and subject to change. Each application is dealt with on an individual basis. For your country-specific entry requirements please enquire with your local representative. 

Pre-Sessional English (PSE)

University of Greenwich International College is there to support you every step of the way in achieving academic success and offer Pre-sessional English courses. If you do not meet the IELTS requirements for the programme you wish to study there are 6 week or 12 week options available which can be taken immediately before you enter your chosen IYZ, IY1 or IIM programme:

English Language Requirements                                 Pre-Sessional Required

IELTS 5.5 (with no skill below 5.5)                                None

IELTS 5.0 (with no skill below 4.5)                                6 week pre-sessional required

IELTS 4.5 (with no skill below 4.0)                                12 week pre-sessional required

How to apply

Applying with us is easy. You will need to complete an application form here and get in touch with us using one of the ways to apply listed below. The application will need to include copies of all relevant academic transcripts and certificates of English language qualifications.

Apply by email or post. You can download the application here

Your application will need to include copies of all relevant academic transcripts and certificates of English language qualifications. Send your completed application to one of the addresses below:

Terms and conditions

Refund Policy

University of Greenwich International College is operated by Oxford International Education Group in partnership with University of Greenwich. Oxford International is an accredited, private education provider that operates colleges, schools and English language centres across the UK and North America to help international students achieve academic success.

Accommodation

While studying at University of Greenwich International College you will have a fantastic choice of locations to choose from both on-campus and off-campus in the vibrant and multi-cultural city of London. On-campus accommodation for University of Greenwich International College students is limited and it is essential that you contact your local representative for more information at the time of application. Our staff are available to support you in finding accommodation including off-campus options.

On-campus options include:  

  • Cutty Sark Hall
  • Daniel Defoe Hall
  • McMillan Student Village
  • Avery Hill Student Village (Based at Avery Hill)

For more information on accommodation please visit https://www.gre.ac.uk/accommodation