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Pre-Master's - University of Greenwich International College

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

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Key Information

At postgraduate level, the PM provides you with the advanced skills you need to continue on to your chosen postgraduate degree. Providing either one-term (10 weeks) or two-terms (20 weeks) of preparation for entry into a 1-year master’s degree in Business and Management, Computing or Engineering.

Key Information



15 months:

(One Term Pre-Masters) + 1 year degree

18 months:

(Two Term Pre-Masters) + 1 year degree


Start Dates

January 2023 | September 2022

Pathway Tuition Fee


A beautiful location only 5 minutes from the city centre

How does this course work?

Choosing to study abroad is a rewarding experience that can help you succeed both academically and personally. At Oxford International, we design our courses to prepare you both for your future studies and beyond.

When choosing a pathway course, you need to know what is right for you based on your academic and personal development goals. Our pathway courses will prepare you with subject-specific knowledge and academic English language skills. Alongside this, our dedicated and friendly college teams will ensure that you have the help you need to adjust to life as an international student abroad.

During your pathway course, you will take a combination of core and subject modules specific to your chosen degree. It’s a great way to get familiar with your subject area while learning core university study skills such as academic writing and referencing. There is still a lot of studying involved, but all our courses are designed to prepare you in the best possible way.

With experienced tutors and small class sizes, you will have the space to develop your confidence while strengthening your university-level study skills. Once you’ve completed, you will continue onto the next stage of your chosen degree course at university.

Throughout your time with us, we will support you to realise your true potential.


As well as modules unique to your specific pathway, you will also study several modules that are common to all pathways.

Common modules

The aim of this module is to develop your existing English language ability to prepare you for study at master’s level. Goals include raising your performance from a minimum of 6.0 IELTS to 6.5 IELTS (with no skill below 5.5) or higher, as well as increased confidence and competence in the use of English for postgraduate studies.

The aim of the module is to introduce students to the structure, demands and expectations of postgraduate study across a range of subject disciplines (currently Business and Computing) in the UK. There is an emphasis on the development of advanced academic skills with emphasis on the VLE and the role of IT and of the Internet and specialist sites and journals that may be accessed digitally.

Available subjects

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


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

Business and Management

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

Supporting students to success

Learn more about what our students have to say when studying across our education network.

I have a lot of international friends here at BUIC, and I’ve learnt so much from them. There is always a lot to do together both on and off-campus.

Sagar Nepal, Bangor University International College (BUIC)

I would recommend UGIC because it is based on the main University of Greenwich campus, a cosmopolitan university. At UGIC, there are students from all around the world, and I've made a lot of friends from exciting places."

Gozel Turkmenistan, University of Greenwich International College (UGIC)

I think one of the main reasons the IIM (pre-masters) has been so helpful is because the staff are so supportive and are always able to help me. Whether it is understanding a module or finding out how to sort accommodation, they will help you with everything. I’ve enjoyed studying at Bangor, the people are friendly, and the environment is also really peaceful and safe. It’s given me the best opportunity to succeed in my studies here in the UK.

Tong Tong China, Bangor University International College (BUIC)