INTO Pathway Programmes

INTO Pathway Programmes

University Pathway Programmes with INTO

INTO Programmes in the UK

Students taking St Giles INTO Pathway Programme will first take an International Semester Course (ISC) of 24+ weeks at any St Giles Centre in the UK in order to reach the required English level for an INTO Pathway Programme.

They will be required to take an IELTS (UK) examination preparation module during their course and can also select the following modules:

  • Cambridge English Examination Course

  • English for University Studies

INTO Centres

In the UK, most international students will require an International Foundation Course which leads to the first year of an undergraduate degree. Although, some students may qualify to join the International Year One Course which leads to the second year of an undergraduate degree.

There are also courses suitable for students who need to prepare for Master’s level degrees in the UK, details on request.

Most INTO Pathway Programmes have two or three start dates per year, all of which lead directly to further study at the university or college of choice.

INTO's pathway programmes combine:

  • Intensive language study
  • Academic skills development
  • Academic coursework

INTO’s partner network of leading universities offers more than 1,200 different degrees across all fields of study.

Entry Requirements

Minimum language level at the start of ISC course at St Giles:

24-35 week International Semester Course (ISC):

  • UK - IELTS 4.5*

36 week International Semester Course (ISC):

  • UK - IELTS 4.0*

* Equivalent testing scores may be considered at the time of booking, subject to level testing.

NB: The minimum language level required to start an INTO International Foundation Course in the UK ranges between IELTS 4.5-5.5. Higher levels will be required to enrol on shorter courses.

The student’s academic transcripts (incl. translations) will be assessed at the time of application.

Prices & Applications

Prices are available on request. Please see our Course Dates & Prices 2021 brochure.

To book your course, you can:

Contact your local St Giles partner

Contact the relevant St Giles Centre

For more information, see our University Pathway Programme brochure.

Course Objectives

After you take a St Giles/INTO Pathway Programme at St Giles, you should:
Have developed key language and academic skills for University life in the UK .
Have received a conditional offer of acceptance from one of INTO’s partner universities or colleges.

English for University Studies courses available in:

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INTO Pathway Programme in Eastbourne

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INTO Pathway Programme in Cambridge

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