International College Portsmouth

Looking for a highly regarded UK university course but want to study outside of London? International College Portsmouth (ICP) is an associate college of the University of Portsmouth. ICP is based on the University campus and offers a Undergraduate and Postgraduate Pathways. With the benefit of 3 intakes per year (September, January and June), all Pathways result in a degree from the University of Portsmouth. Our Pathways have been designed for the specific needs of international students and provide a supportive environment to make the transition to UK study.

Portsmouth is only 90 minutes by direct train from central London but has the benefit of being located in a beautiful city on the south coast of England. The campus is situated in the city centre and is only a short walk from miles of stunning coastline. Portsmouth has a friendly and safe cosmopolitan environment, a low cost of living with many part time jobs available to students. The University has its own careers service, Purple Door, which helps provide career guidance and placement opportunities for all students.

As an ICP international student, you’ll study in small classes with additional teaching sessions, supported by highly qualified lecturers and tutors. ICP students also have access to the services at the University of Portsmouth - including the library, students union and computing laboratories. Quality teaching, outstanding facilities and round the clock welfare support services will provide you with the opportunity and freedom to challenge yourself in a university environment. Upon successful completion of their ICP stages of their Pathway, students progress onto to the next stage at the University of Portsmouth.

About the University of Portsmouth

Established in 1869, the University of Portsmouth is one of the top modern universities to feature in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey (2010). The University has recently invested £11.5m in the library facilities. Such modernisation and investment is evident right across the University campus - £56m has been spent in recent years - including £12m on a cutting-edge, purpose-built premise for Portsmouth Business School.

The most recent Research Assessment Exercise (RAE 2008) confirmed the University as undertaking world class research in a number of areas. For example, in Applied Mathematics, Portsmouth is equal first with Cambridge, Durham and Oxford, with the highest total (75%) for research that is internationally excellent and world-leading.

Five reasons to study at ICP
1Study on campus at the University of Portsmouth from day one.
2Study in smaller classes, with personalized attention.
3Great location: just 90 minutes by train to London, and 2 hours by boat to France.
4Flexible start dates: 3 intakes per year.
5Value for money: low living costs compared with many other UK cities.