Pre-Master's

Prepare for direct entry to a range of postgraduate degrees at GCU in just three months.

Course features

  • A university quality assured and validated programme.
  • Improve your English language level to meet the entry requirements for your postgraduate degree.
  • Develop vocabulary that relates to your chosen degree.
  • Learn new academic study and research skills, such as research techniques and referencing.
  • Adapt to living and studying in the UK before starting your postgraduate degree.
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Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in just three months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 21 years and above
Academic requirements:

An ordinary degree or equivalent. Candidates with lesser qualifications but more than three years of work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Previous study in a relevant academic discipline may be required for progression to certain Master's programmes. Work experience is mandatory for progression to MBA programmes.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
29 September 2020 18 December 2020 1 Term
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*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 15 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.



What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 21 years and above
Academic requirements:

An ordinary degree or equivalent. Candidates with lesser qualifications but more than three years of work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Previous study in a relevant academic discipline may be required for progression to certain Master's programmes. Work experience is mandatory for progression to MBA programmes.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

At INTO Glasgow Caledonian University, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

If you can’t see a scholarship that applies to you, keep checking back – this page is regularly updated with the latest information.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
29 September 2020 18 December 2020 1 Term
View Term dates
*

*Please note the dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 are not yet confirmed.

We will confirm all dates and prices for the academic year 2020-2021 on or before 20 January 2020, with the prices being subject to a maximum increase of up to 5% on the prices for the current academic year.  If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer of a place it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before 20 January 2020 you will be charged the current price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after 20 January 2020 the increased prices will apply and we will issue you with a new offer showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 15 hours
  • Average total per week: 15 hours

Classes are held Monday to Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm, excluding bank holidays.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is both formal and informal. Informally you will receive advice and feedback throughout your programme from your teachers. You will also be assessed through a combination of examinations and coursework, which may include written assignments, practical exercises, group and individual research projects, presentations and problem-solving exercises.

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