Pre-sessional Pre-Master's, Pre-Master

Pre-sessional Pre-Master's, Pre-Master

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 4 months

This Pre-Master Offers


Features of the Pre-sessional Pre-Master's course offered by the Glasgow Caledonian University:

  • A university quality assured and validated programme.
  • Improve your English language level to meet the entry requirements for your postgraduate degree.
  • Develop vocabulary that relates to your chosen degree.
  • Learn new academic study and research skills, such as research techniques and referencing.
  • Adapt to living and studying in the UK before starting your postgraduate degree.

Programme Structure

Among others, this course leads tot the following degrees:
  • Public Health
  • Fashion Business Creation 
  • Global Marketing 
  • Climate Justice
  • Energy and Environmental Management (Oil and Gas)
  • Big Data Technologies
  • Luxury Brand Management
  • International Business Management
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Digital Fashion Strategy 
  • Luxury Brand Marketing 
  • Telecommunications Engineering
  • Accounting and Finance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 4 months
    • Duration description

      1 Term

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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.

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

Academic Requirements

Academic requirements:
  • An ordinary degree or equivalent. Candidates with lesser qualifications but more than three years of work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Previous study in a relevant academic discipline may be required for progression to certain Master's programmes. Work experience is mandatory for progression to MBA programmes.
English language requirements:
  • Intensive: IELTS 4.5 (with a minimum of 4.5 in all subskills) or equivalent. Standard: IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.
  • 18 years and above

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    4635 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4635 GBP per year and a duration of 4 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 Glasgow

  • 620 - 1020 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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


When you continue to your degree at GCU you may also qualify for a progression scholarship worth up to £5,000.

All students are welcome to apply, no matter what your background or financial circumstance.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.