Pre-Master's Course

INTO Manchester

Program Description

Pre-Master's Course

INTO Manchester

Preparing international students for direct entry on to a master's degree, with guaranteed conditional progression to one of NCUK's 16 universities.

The Pre-Master's will develop your English language skills, a wide range of study skills, and postgraduate research skills. It is not subject-specific, and has been designed for international students looking to study a business or management-related course.

Course options available

  • Pre-Master's (3 terms, September entry)- this offers an additional preparatory term of the Management Studies module and has a lower English language requirement
  • Pre-Master's (2 terms, January entry) - this is the standard option, suitable for most students

Where will this programme take me?

Successful completion of Pre-Master's leads to the award of Pre-Master's in Higher Education (FHEQ Level 6) from NCUK.

As a successful student, you will have a wide choice of degree options at 16 NCUK universities. The progression options available to students will vary depending on previous academic study and degree area of interest.

Please note that students looking to progress to a Russell Group university will need to meet additional entry requirements.

Degree options

This programme leads to a wide range of master's degrees at NCUK owner universities.

The following are some of the most popular postgraduate study choices for international students.

Please note that students with a 3-year diploma are offered a more limited range of NCUK universities progression opportunities for master’s study.

For a complete list of all available progression options for students with both 3-year and 4-year diploma, please visit NCUK's website.

University of Bradford

  • MSc Automotive Engineering
  • MSc Civil and Structural Engineering
  • MA/MSc Computer Animation and Special Effects
  • MA Conflict Resolution
  • MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Human Resource Management
  • MSc International Business and Management
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Marketing and Management
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering
  • MA Media Studies
  • MEd/MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics

The University of Huddersfield

  • MA/MSc 3D Digital Design
  • MSc Accounting
  • MSc/PG Dip Automotive System Design and Analysis
  • MSc Business Project Management
  • MSc/PG Dip Electronic and Computer-Based System Design
  • MSc/PG Dip Engineering Management
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MSc International Business Management
  • MSc Marketing

Leeds Beckett University

  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MSc Computer Animation Technology
  • MSc Digital Video and Special Effects
  • MA English Language Teaching
  • MA Filmmaking
  • MSc Finance
  • MA Human Resource Management
  • MA International Business
  • MSc International Hospitality Management (full-time or placement route)
  • MA International Trade and Finance
  • MSc Marketing
  • MA Public Relations
  • MSc Strategic Project Management
  • MA Town and Regional Planning

Liverpool John Moores University

  • MBA Business Management
  • MSc Commercial Property Management

LLM International Business and Commercial Law

  • MA International Journalism
  • MSc Maritime Operations
  • MA Marketing
  • MBA (Executive Leadership)
  • MA Sport Development Management
  • MSc Telecommunications Engineering
  • MA Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • MSc Water, Energy and the Environment
  • MSc Wireless and Mobile Computing

The University of Manchester

  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MSc Commercial Project Management
  • MSc Economics and Econometrics
  • MSc Engineering Project Management
  • MBus Global Business Analysis
  • MSc International Business and Management
  • MSc International Fashion Retailing
  • MA/PG Dip International Politics
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc/MEnt Mechanical Engineering Design
  • MSc Petroleum Geoscience
  • MSc Structural Engineering
  • MSc Textile Technology

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MA Architecture and Urbanism
  • MSc Engineering with Management
  • MSc Finance and Business
  • MSc Hospitality Management
  • MA Human Resource Management
  • MSc International Business Management
  • MSc International Fashion Business: Marketing Management (subject to approval)
  • MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Marketing Communications
  • MA Teaching English as a Foreign Language

The University of Salford

  • MA Applied Linguistics
  • MSc Audio Production
  • MSc Design Management
  • MSc Digital Architectural Design
  • MSc Financial Services Management
  • MSc Gas Engineering and Management
  • MSc Human Resource Management and Development
  • MSc International Banking and Finance
  • MSc International Business
  • LLM International Business Law and Regulation
  • MSc International Corporate Finance
  • MSc International Events Management
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MA Social Media
  • MSc Structural Engineering
  • MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • MA Translating for International Business

The University of Sheffield

  • MA Applied Linguistics with TESOL
  • MSc Business Finance and Economics
  • MSc East Asian Business
  • MSc Financial Economics
  • MA Global Journalism
  • MSc Human Resource Management
  • MSc Information Systems Management
  • MA Intercultural Communication
  • MPH International Development

Sheffield Hallam University

  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MSc Advanced Engineering
  • MSc Advanced Engineering and Management
  • MSc Banking and Finance
  • MSc Computer and Network Engineering
  • MA Design (Graphic)
  • MA Filmmaking
  • MSc Food Process Engineering
  • MSc International Business Management
  • MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering
  • MA Public Relations
  • MSw Social Work
  • MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology

What is special about this programme?

  • university-style teaching with qualified and experienced teachers
  • high contact hours and small class sizes
  • professional support and guidance with university applications
  • you can also apply for entry to an appropriate course at one of NCUK’s other universities

Who should apply for the Pre-Master's programme?

The Pre-Master's offers a conversion course for students:

  • who are changing disciplines with a plan to study in a business-related subject on their master's programme
  • who have a relevant academic background and wish to progress to a master's in the same subject
  • who have successfully completed a three-year university diploma in a relevant subject

Please note that significant changes to discipline are not always possible, and that progression options are limited for university diploma holders.

Where will this programme take me?

Successful completion of Pre-Master's leads to the award of Pre-Master's in Higher Education (FHEQ Level 6) from NCUK.

As a successful student, you will have a wide choice of degree options at 16 NCUK universities. The progression options available to students will vary depending on previous academic study and degree area of interest.

Please note that students looking to progress to a Russell Group university will need to meet additional entry requirements.

Degree options

This programme leads to a wide range of master's degrees at NCUK owner universities.

The following are some of the most popular postgraduate study choices for international students.

Please note that students with a 3-year diploma are offered a more limited range of NCUK universities progression opportunities for master’s study.

For a complete list of all available progression options for students with both 3-year and 4-year diploma, please visit NCUK's website.

University of Bradford

  • MSc Automotive Engineering
  • MSc Civil and Structural Engineering
  • MA/MSc Computer Animation and Special Effects
  • MA Conflict Resolution
  • MSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Human Resource Management
  • MSc International Business and Management
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Marketing and Management
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering
  • MA Media Studies
  • MEd/MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics

The University of Huddersfield

  • MA/MSc 3D Digital Design
  • MSc Accounting
  • MSc/PG Dip Automotive System Design and Analysis
  • MSc Business Project Management
  • MSc/PG Dip Electronic and Computer-Based System Design
  • MSc/PG Dip Engineering Management
  • MSc Finance
  • MSc Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MSc International Business Management
  • MSc Marketing

Leeds Beckett University

  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MSc Computer Animation Technology
  • MSc Digital Video and Special Effects
  • MA English Language Teaching
  • MA Filmmaking
  • MSc Finance
  • MA Human Resource Management
  • MA International Business
  • MSc International Hospitality Management (full-time or placement route)
  • MA International Trade and Finance
  • MSc Marketing
  • MA Public Relations
  • MSc Strategic Project Management
  • MA Town and Regional Planning

Liverpool John Moores University

MBA Business Management
MSc Commercial Property Management
LLM International Business and Commercial Law
MA International Journalism
MSc Maritime Operations
MA Marketing
MBA (Executive Leadership)
MA Sport Development Management
MSc Telecommunications Engineering
MA Tourism and Hospitality Management
MSc Water, Energy and the Environment
MSc Wireless and Mobile Computing

The University of Manchester

  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MSc Commercial Project Management
  • MSc Economics and Econometrics
  • MSc Engineering Project Management
  • MBus Global Business Analysis
  • MSc International Business and Management
  • MSc International Fashion Retailing
  • MA/PG Dip International Politics
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc/MEnt Mechanical Engineering Design
  • MSc Petroleum Geoscience
  • MSc Structural Engineering
  • MSc Textile Technology

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MA Architecture and Urbanism
  • MSc Engineering with Management
  • MSc Finance and Business
  • MSc Hospitality Management
  • MA Human Resource Management
  • MSc International Business Management
  • MSc International Fashion Business: Marketing Management (subject to approval)
  • MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Marketing Communications
  • MA Teaching English as a Foreign Language

The University of Salford

  • MA Applied Linguistics
  • MSc Audio Production
  • MSc Design Management
  • MSc Digital Architectural Design
  • MSc Financial Services Management
  • MSc Gas Engineering and Management
  • MSc Human Resource Management and Development
  • MSc International Banking and Finance
  • MSc International Business
  • LLM International Business Law and Regulation
  • MSc International Corporate Finance
  • MSc International Events Management
  • MSc Management
  • MSc Marketing
  • MSc Procurement, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MA Social Media
  • MSc Structural Engineering
  • MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • MA Translating for International Business

The University of Sheffield

  • MA Applied Linguistics with TESOL
  • MSc Business Finance and Economics
  • MSc East Asian Business
  • MSc Financial Economics
  • MA Global Journalism
  • MSc Human Resource Management
  • MSc Information Systems Management
  • MA Intercultural Communication
  • MPH International Development

Sheffield Hallam University

  • MSc Accounting and Finance
  • MSc Advanced Engineering
  • MSc Advanced Engineering and Management
  • MSc Banking and Finance
  • MSc Computer and Network Engineering
  • MA Design (Graphic)
  • MA Filmmaking
  • MSc Food Process Engineering
  • MSc International Business Management
  • MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering
  • MA Public Relations
  • MSw Social Work
  • MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology



Key course facts

Course length: 2 - 3 terms (6 - 9 months)

Start dates: September, January

Fees: From £9,995

Entry requirements

Age: 21 years and above

Academic: Bachelor's degree or 3-year university Diploma

English language: IELTS 5.0 - 5.5 or equivalent

Don't meet the entry requirements? We also offer an Academic English course.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 31, 2018
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