Study Group

Study Group is a global leader in preparing students for international academic success and rewarding careers. They offer the “International Foundation Year”, the “International Year One” and “Pre-Master’s Programmes”.

Study Group teaches customized programmes across higher education, working with leading universities across the UK. They enrolled 70,000 students from 163 countries in 2016. The majority of their courses include an integrated employment skills programme.

Fast facts


As the Foundation provider of 16 institutions across the United Kingdom, Study Group is present from the north to the south of England and in Scotland.

Number of students



Study Group offers progression to over 1,000 degrees.


84% of students who completed their course received an offer of a place at their host university in 2017.

Key strengths in teaching and research

  • Lancaster University - Ranked 9 in the UK
  • University of Leeds - Ranked 13 in the UK
  • The University of Sheffield - Ranked 13 in the UK
  • University of Surrey - Ranked 14 in the UK
  • University of Sussex - Ranked 18 in the UK
  • University of Leicester - Ranked 25 in the UK

Study Group partner universities are positioned amongst the top 5 universities in the UK in Accounting and Finance, Mechanical Engineering, Communication and Media Studies, Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering, Biological Sciences, Business Studies, Civil Engineering and Politics.

(The Times and Sunday Times Good University Ranking 2017)



of successful progression

to their chosen university



in the top 20 in the UK

Over 130



The International Study Centers of Study Group help students to prepare for university study and adjust to life in the UK.

Study Group helps you to get into:

  • Coventry University - London Campus
  • Durham University
  • University of Huddersfield
  • Instituto Marangoni
  • Keele University
  • Kingston University, London
  • Lancaster University
  • University of Leeds
  • Leeds Becket University
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Lincoln
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • Royal Holloway, University of London
  • University of Strathclyde
  • The University of Sheffield
  • University of Surrey
  • University of Sussex

Other information

Did you know?

Each International Study Centre programme comprises three components to meet the specific needs of international students.

The three components of teaching are:

  • English language - to improve your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills and to help you gain all-round confidence in using degree-level English.
  • Academic subject - you can select different subject areas based on the degree programme you would like to progress to.
  • Study skills - including essay writing, critical thinking and giving presentations.

The majority of the courses include an integrated employment skills programme, Career Ahead, helping you to develop skills needed to succeed in your chosen career.


Study Group has various scholarships available for international students. Each country may offer different scholarships and/or student loans. For further information, please contact the Inova Education team, we are experts in this field and will help you to identify the best option for you.

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