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Pre-Master's

Your pathway to a postgraduate degree is through the Pre Masters Program. If you do not meet the required qualifications for direct entry to a postgraduate degree at one of our university partners or want to improve your English language and academic skills, then this is for you.

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Entry onto IIM

The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

 

Why study this course

You can choose to join the Pre Masters programme either in September, January, April or June, depending on your qualification level/chosen university.

If you don’t currently meet the English language level and academic skills for a master’s degree, then you may need to study an Pre Master’s programme. Once you successfully complete the programme, you can progress to your chosen master’s degree at the university.

Throughout your study of the Pre Masters Program, you will benefit from small class sizes and support from qualified and experienced teachers.

Available Routes
Pre-Master's - De Montfort University International College logo

A postgraduate qualification can enhance your career opportunities and help you stand out to potential employers.

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Pre-Master's - University of Greenwich International College logo

Our Pre-Master’s (PM) programme offers you an alternative start to your masters degree at the University of Greenwich.

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Pre-Master's - Bangor University International College logo

The Pre-Master’s is designed for students who do not qualify for direct entry to the masters programmes at Bangor University, this could be because of the grades achieved in your bachelor degree; your current qualifications are not equivalent to a UK Bachelor degree or because you have a different background.

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Discover your route to a postgraduate degree

You can choose from a range of study locations and colleges to pursue your pathway programme and progress onto your chosen degree.

The PM in Education at ICD offers you direct entry to a postgraduate degree at the University of Dundee.

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In this course, you will be provided with a highly supportive and academically challenging environment in which to develop language, university study, and subject-specific modules related to your intended degree choices in the field of Management, Law and Social Sciences.

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The Pre-Master’s Preparation course at the Oxford Centre is designed to prepare international students for postgraduate study at university. You will strengthen your English language skills and develop business related knowledge.

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In this course, you will be provided with a highly supportive and academically challenging environment in which to develop language, university study, and subject-specific modules related to your intended degree choices in the field of Science, Engineering and Health.

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This course aims to broaden your skillset and understanding of computing and IT infrastructure, focusing on cyber security and technical project management.

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This course aims to broaden your skillset and understanding of engineering, focusing on electronics, quality management principles, and process improvement.

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This course aims to broaden your skillset and understanding of modern-day business and management practices, focusing on strategy and implementation.

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The Pre-Master’s in Psychology and Social Sciences offers you a fast-track route to a diverse range of continuation degree options including Psychology, Social Work and Social Research Methods.

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In this course, you will be provided with a specialist support from experienced tutors and academically challenging environment in which to develop language, university study, and subject-specific modules related to your intended degree choices in the field of Design.

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In this course, you will be provided with a highly supportive and academically challenging environment in which to develop language, university study, and subject-specific modules related to your intended degree choices in the field of Law.

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Key Features of the Pre Masters Program

Small class sizes

Up to 18 students

Student life abroad

You'll quickly adjust to the way of life in your chosen student city

Improve

your academic study skills

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