Programme Pre-masters - created universities in the UK for international students wishing to improve their academic achievement and improve English language proficiency before entering the graduate program. However, the Pre-Masters are not required and holders of diplomas of the first higher education in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and other CIS countries can enter the graduate program in a British University without completing the programme Pre-Masters.
Postgraduate training programs typically involve students of the diploma about the first higher education (bachelor's degree) and refer to the postgraduate programs (postgraduate) education.
Programme Pre-Masters include a wide range of areas and prepare students for postuplenie for graduate programs in the following disciplines:
All of these programs necessarily include language module (preparation for IELTS), computer training, courses on research methods and academic skills.
Along with Pre-Masters, there are also programs Pre-MBA leading a purposeful preparation for admission to MBA programs British universities, including preparation for the GMAT (Graduate Management Aptitude Test).
Some programs offer intensive language courses before the beginning of the Pre-Masters in the case that the level of knowledge of English corresponds to Chandni required.
Opening form, as a rule, quite simple and includes the name of the candidate, information about his previous education, level of knowledge of the English language, as well as the higher education program, which he plans to do. However, the Pre-Masters top-rated universities will require thoughtful motivation letter and two recommendation letters.
Programme Pre-Masters last from one semester (3 months) to one academic year (9-11 months). The duration of programs, as a rule, corresponds to the level of academic and language skills of the applicant – the higher the initial level of knowledge corresponding to admission requirements, has the candidate, the shorter programs Pre-Masters.
The cost of the programme Pre-Masters varies on average from £3000 per term to £15000 for the annual program.
Programme Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate is generally a one-year training programme, not involving the conduct of independent scientific research and related to professional qualifications. Sometimes these qualifications are awarded to students who have completed a master's program, but not defended research project.
Such programmes may be regarded as preparatory for admission to the master's degree is primarily for students who intend to study in the magistracy on a specialty different from that studied in the bachelor degree. Such programs also allow owners of non-British diplomas to improve their academic level to the required for admission to the master's degree of a British University. Those without an honours degree is required for admission to some master's programs also can raise your level on the Postgraduate Diploma programme. To enroll in these programs and those who do not have a diploma about the first higher education, but have significant experience and expertise which can be equated to knowledge graduates of a bachelor degree.
In addition to the programmes Pre-Masters, there are programs with similar functions: Postgradute Diploma, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate, Professional Postgraduate Diploma, Professional/Executive Diploma.