The 6-month Pre-Master's programme will improve your English language and develop your research and study skills in preparation for postgraduate study.
It provides a direct route to a wide variety of master's programmes at the University of Stirling. You will improve your English language skills, develop the necessary study and research skills and become accustomed to living and studying in the UK in advance of your postgraduate degree.
What is the Pre-Master's?
The 6-month Pre-Master's programme will develop your English language skill to the level required for entry to your degree.
You will also develop the necessary research and study skills – benefitting from the opportunity to undertake a research project in the area you intend to focus on in your university dissertation.
Who should apply for this programme?
This programme is for you, if:
- you have an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, but narrowly missed the academic admissions criteria for postgraduate study
- you want to improve your academic English, as well as develop the necessary study skills before beginning your postgraduate programme
- you want to undertake an extended research project to help to develop your research proposal – with the opportunity to enhance your understanding of research methodologies, data collection, analysis of statistical data and conducting a literature review
- you feel you would benefit from a longer settling-in period in the UK