Pre-Masters Programme in Business and Management

Take your business studies further

The Pre-Masters Programme provides a pathway to a Masters degree at Kingston University, London. With two different course lengths, this programme is ideal for students who want a supportive introduction to studying their postgraduate business degree in the UK. You can choose from a two-term or 12-week version of this programme. The 12-week version is a condensed, fast-track option for students who have higher IELTS results than what is required for the 2-term course.

Through this programme, you will be able to discover a range of academic study skills, while also improving your written and spoken English language. The small class sizes and attentive teaching methods used will help you adapt to studying in the British education system.

Key facts

Course length

Two terms or 12 weeks

Find out more about specific term dates for this programme.

Entry points

  • January (two term)
  • April (two term)
  • May (12 weeks - starting 2021)

Entry requirements and fees

Find out more about entry requirements and course fees for this programme.

English language tuition

If you need to improve your level of English language to enter the Pre-Masters Programme, additional English language training is available at the International Study Centre. To join the English Language Preparation for the Pre-Masters Programme, you will need to meet the requirements below.

  • Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.0 overall (with no skills less than 4.5), or equivalent.

Please visit the Pre-Masters Programme entry requirements page for more information.

What you'll study

During your Pre-Masters Programme, you will study four modules:

  • Academic English Skills 
  • Advanced Research Methods in Business
  • Economics for Business
  • Introduction to Business Concepts

Progress on to your business Masters

Once you successfully complete the Pre-Masters Programme and achieve the required grades, you can enter your chosen postgraduate degree at the University.

Degree Programmes Award Overall Grade English Grade
Accounting & Finance MSc 50% 60%
Banking & Finance MSc 50% 60%
Engineering Projects & Systems Management MSc 50% 60%
Financial & Business Management MSc 50% 60%
Human Resource Management MSc 50% 60%
International Business Management MSc 50% 60%
International Business Management with Entrepreneurship MSc 50% 60%
International Business Management with Marketing MSc 50% 60%
International Business Management with Project Management MSc 50% 60%
International Human Resource Management MSc 50% 60%
International Relations MA 50% 60%
Logistics and Supply Chain Management MA 50% 60%
Managing in the Creative Economy MA 50% 60%
Marketing & Brand Management MSc 50% 60%
Marketing Communications and Advertising MSc 50% 60%
Public Relations and Corporate Communications MA 50% 60%

John testimonial

Teacher John Cotis at the Kingston University International Study Centre in the UK

"One of the beautiful things about Kingston is that you have all the advantages of a small English town, but you are 20 minutes by train from central London."

John Cotis

Academic Lead at Kingston University International Study Centre

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