Pre-Master's

This 3 or 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 research skills and analysis in preparation for postgraduate study at the University.

On campus and online study options This program is available to study either on campus or online – giving you the flexibility to choose what’s best for you.

If you start online in January 2022, you’ll have the opportunity to transfer to an on-campus program in March/April. You’ll need to meet any visa requirements and demonstrate good attendance and performance during your studies online.

If you’re applying for an Online Extended program, you’ll be offered an Online Academic English plus online or on-campus academic pathway study plan.

Ready to get your future on track? We offer university-validated programs, exceptional support and flexible study options to help you choose what’s right for you.

As an INTO student, you’ll get to travel, experience new cultures and make friends from all over the world – all while developing the knowledge you need for a successful career when you graduate.

Start one of our on-campus or online programs this January, and you’ll progress to your degree as early as September 2022 – saving you both time and money.

Course features

  • 3-6 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.
  • Focus on the research design process and trialling to enhance your understanding of research methodologies.
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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 5.5 (with at least 2 subskills at 5.5 and no less than 5.0 in any subskill) or equivalent

2 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with no less than 5.0 in any subskill) 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

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
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?

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

INTO Stirling student Taehwan
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 5.5 (with at least 2 subskills at 5.5 and no less than 5.0 in any subskill) or equivalent For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

2 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with no less than 5.0 in any subskill) 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
3 October 2022 16 December 2022 1 Term
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 2 June 2023 2 Terms
View Term dates
*
20 March 2023 25 August 2023 2 Terms
View Term dates
*
12 June 2023 25 August 2023 1 Term
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2022 will pay the 2021/2022 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2022, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2022/2023 pricing.


Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
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?

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

INTO Stirling student Taehwan

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

1 Term: IELTS 5.5 (with at least 2 subskills at 5.5 and no less than 5.0 in any subskill) or equivalent

2 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with no less than 5.0 in any subskill) 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

Choose your:
Start date:
Course length:

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
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?

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

INTO Stirling student Taehwan

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

1 Term: IELTS 5.5 (with at least 2 subskills at 5.5 and no less than 5.0 in any subskill) or equivalent For info on alternative accepted tests if starting online, please see: https://www.intostudy.com/ielts-alternatives

2 Terms: IELTS 5.0 (with no less than 5.0 in any subskill) 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
3 October 2022 16 December 2022 1 Term
View Term dates
*
9 January 2023 2 June 2023 2 Terms
View Term dates
*
20 March 2023 25 August 2023 2 Terms
View Term dates
*
12 June 2023 25 August 2023 1 Term
View Term dates
*

*All students who confirm their offer on or before 31 January 2022 will pay the 2021/2022 price as per their existing offer letter. After 31 January 2022, where tuition fees have increased, all current offers will be reissued and students will receive a new offer with the new 2022/2023 pricing.

Class information

Maximum class size (for English language teaching): 16
Course Delivery Method Multi-Delivery
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?

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

INTO Stirling student Taehwan
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