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Pre-sessional 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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How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

Intensive: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent. Standard: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 18 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

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at GCU you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £5,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
1 October 2018 21 December 2018 1 Term £4,635
1 October 2019 20 December 2019 1 Term
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Class information

Class hours:

14-17 hours per week

Class size: 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.


How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

Intensive: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent. Standard: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 18 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

Find out if you qualify for one of our pathway scholarships.

When you continue to your degree at GCU you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £5,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
1 October 2018 21 December 2018 1 Term £4,635
1 October 2019 20 December 2019 1 Term
-

Class information

Class hours:

14-17 hours per week

Class size: 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.

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