Pre-Masters in Business and Management
The Pre-Masters Programme is a two-term programme of academic, study skills and English language training designed specifically to prepare international students for masters-level study.
On the Pre-Masters Programme, you will:
- Use a range of academic and learning skills
- Adapt to your new cultural and academic environment
- Enhance your understanding of your subject
- Develop your ability to use English in an academic environment
Your development will be assessed regularly throughout the programme. This will ensure you achieve the standard required for progression onto your chosen postgraduate degree. Assessments include:
- Unseen written examinations
- Individual and group presentations
- Extended essays and case studies.
Progress onto your degree
Once you complete the Pre-Masters Programme and achieve the required grades, you can enter your chosen postgraduate degree at the University (see table below).
||Term 1: 09/01/2017 - 17/03/2017
Term 2: 03/04/2017 - 09/06/2017
| April 2017
||Term 1: 03/04/2017 - 09/06/2017
Term 2: 12/06/2017 - 11/08/2017
English Language Preparation
If you need to improve your level of English language to the required standard to enter the Pre-Masters Programme, additional English language training is available at the International Study Centre. Depending on your IELTS (please see our Entry Requirements page), you can join our one-term intensive English Language Preparation (ELP) course in September prior to starting your academic programme in January, or you can start in January prior to starting your academic year in April.