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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
International Incorporated Master's (IIM) logo

Our Pre-Master’s (IIM) is offered over one or two terms and focuses on equipping you with the academic and English language skills you need to complete your postgraduate study at University of Kent.

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Pre-Master's - Edinburgh Napier University International College logo

Our Pre-Masters (IIM) is offered over one or two terms and focuses on equipping you with the academic and English language skills you need to complete your postgraduate study at the Edinburgh Napier University.

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Mercy University International Graduate Pathway logo

The Mercy University International Graduate Pathway is a pathway program of academic and English Language study laying the groundwork for future success at a graduate level at Mercy University.

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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 Pre-Masters programme is designed to help you progress onto your chosen master’s degree and increase your confidence in both language and study skills, and subject knowledge. This pathway offers a blend of content modules with a clear focus on subject areas related to creative industries.

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The Pre-Masters Healthcare pathways will equip you with the academic English language skills you need to progress onto your chosen master’s degree at Edinburgh Napier University.

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The Pre-Master’s (IIM) – Business pathway gives students a deeper understanding in preparation for their chosen postgraduate degree.

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The Pre-Master’s (IIM) – Computing, Engineering, Mathematical Sciences pathway gives students a deeper understanding in preparation for their chosen postgraduate degree.

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The Pre-Masters – Computing pathway gives students a deeper understanding in preparation for their chosen postgraduate degree.

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The Pre-Masters – Computing pathway gives students a deeper understanding in preparation for their chosen postgraduate degree.

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The Computer Science Master of Science degree equips students with cutting edge knowledge and tools to solve data science and software development problems. The program starts by providing fundamental computer science theories that make skilled practice possible.

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Earn your MBA in the heart of the business capital of the world. In just one year, you can put the country’s premier business credential in your hands. You will learn through hands-on-experiences giving you the opportunity to work on real projects, for real clients.

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The Master of Science in Business Analytics prepares its graduates for employment in a high growth area of the economy. The program is offered to candidates who wish to enter or advance their careers in that field.

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Information systems and computer networks are under constant attack from hackers, viruses and worms. The Cybersecurity Master of Science degree prepares students with the technical and analytical skills to secure data files, defend computers, shield computer networks and protect critical national electronic infrastructure.

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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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