Pre-Master's

This 6-month Pre-Master's programme provides a direct route to a wide variety of Master's programmes at the University of Stirling. The programme will increase your English language abilities, develop your study skills, and enhance your understanding of research methodologies and the collection and analysis of statistical data in preparation for postgraduate study at the University.

Join us on campus or start online and join us as soon as you can

This September, our flexible study options will keep you on track for university success – whether you start on campus or online at home.

Course features

  • 6-month programme that will help you improve your English language skills in order to progress to a postgraduate degree.
  • Choose from a range of Master's progression options, with guaranteed progression to the University of Stirling for successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study skills and postgraduate research skills.
  • Undertake a research project to enhance your understanding of research methodologies and collect and analyse statistical data to reach your own conclusions.
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A quality-assured university programme, validated by University of Stirling.
Develop both your English language, research and study skills in this accelerated progamme delivered in just six months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

1 Term: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent. For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

2 Terms: 6.0 IELTS • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

Age requirements: 21 years and above
Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject.

Entry requirements additional information:

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

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

At INTO University of Stirling, 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

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 14 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

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


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to determine whether you have met the University's English requirements before progressing to your degree programme.

Methods of assessment include:

  • written texts
  • extended essays
  • listening tests
  • presentations
  • research project
Develop both your English language, research and study skills in this accelerated progamme delivered in just six months.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 21 years and above
Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject.

Entry requirements additional information:

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

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

At INTO University of Stirling, 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
10 January 2022 10 June 2022 2 Terms
View Term dates
*
4 April 2022 26 August 2022 2 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 14 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

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


Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling


What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to determine whether you have met the University's English requirements before progressing to your degree programme.

Methods of assessment include:

  • written texts
  • extended essays
  • listening tests
  • presentations
  • research project

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

1 Term: IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent. For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

2 Terms: 6.0 IELTS • …For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

Age requirements: 21 years and above
Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject.

Entry requirements additional information:

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

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

At INTO University of Stirling, 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

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 14 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

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

Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to determine whether you have met the University's English requirements before progressing to your degree programme.

Methods of assessment include:

  • written texts
  • extended essays
  • listening tests
  • presentations
  • research project

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Age requirements: 21 years and above
Academic requirements:

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject.

Entry requirements additional information:

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications. For more information on accepted qualifications, please see: www.intostudy.com/selt-alternatives

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

At INTO University of Stirling, 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
10 January 2022 10 June 2022 2 Terms
View Term dates
*
4 April 2022 26 August 2022 2 Terms
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2021 will pay the 2020/2021 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2021, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2021/2022 pricing.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Class duration:
  • English classes per week: 6 hours
  • Subject module classes per week: 14 hours
  • Average total per week: 20 hours

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

Where will it take me?

View progression options below, or contact us to find out the full range of progression options available from this course.

University of Stirling

What will I study?

All students complete modules tailored to your chosen degree subjects.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to determine whether you have met the University's English requirements before progressing to your degree programme.

Methods of assessment include:

  • written texts
  • extended essays
  • listening tests
  • presentations
  • research project
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