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Pre-sessional (Pre-Master's English and Academic Study Skills)

Prepare for direct entry to a range of business-related postgraduate degrees at the University of Gloucestershire 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:

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

Age requirements: 21 years and above
Academic requirements:

An undergraduate degree.

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 the University of Gloucestershire you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £2,000.

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


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
24 September 2018 7 December 2018 1 Term £6,370
24 June 2019 30 August 2019 1 Term £6,370
23 September 2019 6 December 2019 1 Term
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Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week minimum

Class size: 16

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO Students work on a laptop whilst looking through a text book in class

Become a creative, skilled and innovative business leader with the MBA at the University of Gloucestershire.

Supported by expert, research-active teaching staff, you’ll enhance your management and leadership skills through practical exercises that build on academic theory.

You’ll develop a skill set for tackling complex issues based on understanding client needs, collaborative working, cross-disciplinary thinking, personal reflection and rapid prototyping of new ideas.

You’ll also have the opportunity to apply your learning in practice by working as a consultant with a local business, using your knowledge and expertise to help them tackle the challenges they face.


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

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 undergraduate degree.

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 the University of Gloucestershire you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £2,000.

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

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Fees
24 September 2018 7 December 2018 1 Term £6,370
24 June 2019 30 August 2019 1 Term £6,370
23 September 2019 6 December 2019 1 Term
-

Class information

Class hours:

20 hours per week minimum

Class size: 16

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Featured progression degree
Two INTO Students work on a laptop whilst looking through a text book in class

Become a creative, skilled and innovative business leader with the MBA at the University of Gloucestershire.

Supported by expert, research-active teaching staff, you’ll enhance your management and leadership skills through practical exercises that build on academic theory.

You’ll develop a skill set for tackling complex issues based on understanding client needs, collaborative working, cross-disciplinary thinking, personal reflection and rapid prototyping of new ideas.

You’ll also have the opportunity to apply your learning in practice by working as a consultant with a local business, using your knowledge and expertise to help them tackle the challenges they face.

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

Please note that the module descriptions shown are for the 2018/19 academic year.

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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