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 near the main campus at University of Greenwich, offering an exciting range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses for international students. UGIC is run by Oxford International Education Group, an educational organisation with an international reputation.

The College is located at the beautiful Bounty House near the main University of Greenwich campus.

University of Greenwich International College Address

Bounty House




UGIC course benefits

  • 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

University of Greenwich International College

UGIC offers students a unique study experience in one of the world's most vibrant cities. College Director Jacqui Ecoeur introduces the college's benefits and how they help students achieve their academic goals.

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 the chosen undergraduate degree with University of Greenwich.

International Year Zero (IYZ)

This programme is the first year of a four year undergraduate course. The first year takes place within UGIC, then, after successful completion of this, you will continue your degree directly with the university.

Subject routes available are:

International Year One (IY1)

The IY1 is the first year of a three-year undergraduate course, taught at the college, and is equivalent to your first year of study at undergraduate level.

Subject routes available are:

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.

The IIM provides you with the advanced academic and English language skills you need to continue to postgraduate Master’s study. Our course provides either one term (10 weeks) or two terms (20 weeks) of preparation for entry into a range of one-year Master’s degree at The University of Greenwich.

Subject routes available are:

Pre-Sessional English (PSE)

Pre-Sessional English is a 6 or 12-week extension course for those who may not yet meet the required English language standards for direct entry to our pathways. See below table for information on our English language requirements and what pre-sessional course is required:

  • 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)

Start dates and tuition

Programme EU FeesOct-23Nov-23Jan-23
International Year Zero(IYO) £9,250 £15,995


* Business, science and

engineering students only

+6 Week PSE £11,750 £18,495 N/A£18,495
+12 Week PSE £14,250 £20,995 N/A£20,995
International Year One(IY1) £9,250 £16,495 N/A£16,495
+6 Week PSE £11,750 £18,995 N/A£18,995
+12 Week PSE £14,250 £21,495 N/A£21,495
Pre-Masters / IIM (1 Term) N/A £9,495 N/AN/A
+6 Week PSE N/A £11,995 N/AN/A
+12 Week PSE N/A £14,495 N/AN/A
Pre-Masters / IIM (2 Term) N/A N/AN/A£12,795
+6 Week PSE N/A N/AN/A£15,295
+12 Week PSE N/A N/AN/A£17,795

Start dates and tuition (EU fees stay the same)

* 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 .

IIM = International Incorporated Masters

Non-refundable admin fee applies: £200. Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

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 contact us at or alternatively enquire with your local representative.

International Year Zero

Five GCSE's at Grades A* - C
+ IELTS 5.5 (with no less than 5.5 in each component)

International First Year

80 UCAS points
+ IELTS 5.5 (with no less than 5.5 in each component)

International Pre-Masters

2 Term - Qualifying degree
1 Term Qualifying degree (minimum 3rd class honors)
+IELTS 5.5 (with no less than 5.5 in each component)

Pre-sessional English courses are available if you do not meet the IELTs requirements

How to apply

Applying with us is easy. Complete the online application form and attach copies of all relevant academic transcripts and certificate of English language qualifications. 

For questions or enquiries contact us by email via

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.


While studying at University of Greenwich International College you will have a fantastic choice of locations to choose from, both on and off-campus in the vibrant, diverse city of London. On-campus accommodation for UGIC students is limited, so it is essential that you contact your local representative for more information at the time of application. Our staff are here to help you find 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)

More information on accommodation

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