Preparing international students for direct entry on to a master's degree, with guaranteed progression to one of NCUK's universities.
The Pre-Master's will develop your English language skills, a wide range of academic study skills, and postgraduate research skills. It is not subject-specific, and has been designed for international students looking to study a business or management-related course.
Why apply for the Pre-Master's programme?
- A quality-assured, Northern Consortium of UK Universities (NCUK) accredited programme.
- Guaranteed conditional offer from an NCUK university for all successful students.
- Recognised by a wide range of other leading UK universities.
Course options available
- Pre-Master's (3 terms, September entry)- this offers an additional preparatory term of the Management Studies module and has a lower English language requirement
- Pre-Master's (2 terms, January entry) - this is the standard option, suitable for most students
What is special about this programme?
- high contact hours and small class sizes
- experienced and qualified teachers
- regular assessment to monitor your progress
- professional support and guidance with university applications
The Pre-Master's programme will give you the opportunity to:
- improve your language skills in preparation for postgraduate study
- increase your knowledge of academic theory and improve your understanding of key academic subjects
- develop the necessary research skills for postgraduate study
- gain an understanding or the UK education system before entering as a postgraduate
Who should apply for the Pre-Master's programme?
The Pre-Master's offers a conversion course for students:
- who are changing disciplines with a plan to study in a business-related subject on their master's programme
- who have a relevant academic background and wish to progress to a master's in the same subject
- who have successfully completed a three-year university diploma in a relevant subject
Please note that significant changes to discipline are not always possible, and that progression options are limited for university diploma holders.