• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 9 months

This Pre-Master Offers


Features of the Graduate Diploma in Finance from the University of Exeter

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.

How will I be assessed?

    Assessment is both formal and informal, designed to help students build on their successes and meet requirements for entry to postgraduate study. Marks do not count towards the Master's qualification, but help the University to assess your abilities in your chosen field of study.

  • detailed feedback on performance
  • guidance on appropriate study methods through personal tutorials and by other means
  • one-to-one English language tutorials to help with assignments in all subject modules
  • individual support for subject-related assessments

Programme Structure

Core Modules:
  • English Language and Communication Skills
  • Financial Management
  • Fundamentals of Investments
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management


The Graduate Diploma is suitable for international students who need an introduction to the study of a subject in preparation to study it at postgraduate level, or to upgrade qualifications if you have studied a 3 year Diploma in a relevant subject. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 9 months
    • Duration description
      3 Terms
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    StudyPortals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Academic Requirements

Academic entry requirements:

  • First degree or equivalent or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades.
English entry requirements:
  • IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Age requirements:
  • 16 years and above.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    19235 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19235 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Exeter

  • 649 - 1090 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


We're committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

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