Pre-Master's

This 6-month Pre-Master's programme will increase your English language abilities 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 necessary study and research skills, and become accustomed to living and studying in the UK in advance of your postgraduate degree.

Flexible study plans if you can't travel overseas

We are accepting applications for all of our face-to-face courses for August/September 2020. If you are unable to travel to start one of our face-to-face courses, you have the opportunity to start your studies online and later transfer to study at your chosen campus when face-to-face teaching resumes.

Course features

  • A specialist pathway that offers active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Choose from a range of progression options, with guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Choose from our 6-month or 9-month programme depending on your English language level and academic background.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study skills and postgraduate research skills.
  • Guidance with your university applications and the chance to meet university representatives at our Annual Placement Fair.
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A quality-assured university programme, validated by University of Stirling.
Develop both your academic knowledge and English language skills in this accelerated progamme delivered over a shorter timeframe than our standard programme.

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
11 January 2021 4 June 2021 2 Terms
View Term dates
£10,750
29 March 2021 20 August 2021 2 Terms
View Term dates
£10,750

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 academic knowledge and English language skills in this accelerated progamme delivered over a shorter timeframe than our standard programme.

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
*

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
11 January 2021 4 June 2021 2 Terms
View Term dates
£10,750
29 March 2021 20 August 2021 2 Terms
View Term dates
£10,750

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
*

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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