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. UGIC is run by Oxford International Education Group, an educational organisation with an international reputation

The College is located at the beautiful Devonport House on the main University of Greenwich campus. This campus is a renowned world heritage site, often used as a film location, so don't be surprised if you spot a few famous faces around.

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.

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

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.

There are five courses to choose from:

  • Business and Management 
  • Engineering
  • Science 
  • Computing
  • Social Sciences and Law

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.

There are two courses to choose from:

  • Business and Management 
  • Engineering

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:

  • Business and Management (1 and 2 term options available)

Entry requirements

These requirements are indicative only and subject to change. Each application is dealt with on an individual basis. 

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)

Location and facilities

Greenwich Campus sits on a World Heritage Site and is located in the heart of Greenwich, south-east London. The neighbourhood has a lively atmosphere but is away from the hustle and bustle of the city, making it the ideal place to study.

The campus is surrounded by historical landmarks, as well as Greenwich Park and a selection of bars and restaurants. Many sites around the campus have been used as sets for films, such as The King's Speech, Les Misérables, Four Weddings and a Funeral, and The Queen.

The University of Greenwich has invested heavily in its learning and social spaces to offer world-class study facilities in London.

The £76-million Stockwell Street Building opened in 2014 and is now home to the campus library, film and TV studios, and state-of-the-art editing suites.

Our new £25-million Dreadnought Building is a central hub for the Greenwich Campus, with further teaching and social spaces. The neighbouring Stephen Lawrence Gallery showcases the work of contemporary artists.

Greenwich Campus also has an on-site bar, two coffee shops, and a number of places to grab a bite to eat.


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)