Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Business and English (pre-masters course)

Sheffield Hallam University · Business and Management

Entry requirements

This course is for you if • you hold a qualification not classed as equivalent to a UK undergraduate degree • your undergraduate grades are lower than the minimum needed for direct entry on to a masters course • your English skill is less than IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL internet-based 87. These are the minimum standard for entry on to postgraduate business and finance courses. To study this course, you must have an English language skill of at least IELTS 5.5 with 5.5 minimum score in all skill areas and • three year diploma in a relevant subject • two year diploma (or equivalent) with relevant work experience • five years professional experience If you successfully complete this course, we will make you an unconditional offer to study one of our postgraduate courses in • business and management • facilities management • finance • food and nutrition • languages • tourism, hospitality and events management If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 5.5 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score in order to progress onto the Graduate Diploma in Business and English. Students who pass a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course will receive a 10% discount on the course fee for the Graduate Diploma in Business and English.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

This course is for international students seeking to improve English language fluency and business knowledge, and provides a first step to a masters qualification. Completing the course enables you to study a postgraduate course in business, management, finance or related areas. You also benefit from a 10% discount on selected course fees.

Key points
• Study an equal balance of English and business-related topics.
• After completing this course, choose from a wide range of postgraduate courses.
• Save 10% on selected postgraduate course fees.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


full time
7 months

Course contact details

Sheffield Business School
+44 (0)114 225 5555
+44 (0)114 225 5268