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Sheffield, University of, Pre-Master's Diploma, Pre-Masters

 United Kingdom


Study mode Start date Duration Fee international Fee study period Year of study
Full-time Jan, Apr, Sep terms: 2 - 3 £16000 Whole course 2019 - 2020

This course is an intensive two or three-term programme of academic subjects, study skills and English language preparation. It has been designed specifically to prepare you for taught masters study at the University. If you do not meet the entry requirements for a masters degree, or want to refresh your language skills and knowledge, our specialist programme is for you. Once you successfully complete your pre-masters at the required level, you are guaranteed entry to a relevant taught postgraduate degree programme.

You can choose one of two pre-masters routes:

- Business, Law and Social Sciences:This will prepare you for a taught postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Social Sciences, including the School of Law or the Management School and a small number of programmes in other Faculties.

- Science and Engineering: This will prepare you for a taught postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Engineering or Faculty of Science and a small number of programmes in other Faculties.

Course length

Three terms: September to June or January to August

Two terms: January to June or April to August


Business, Social Sciences and Humanities

2 terms £16,000

3 terms £18,500

Science and Engineering

2 terms £16,600

3 terms £18,850

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