Taught course

Pre-Masters in Business

University of Bedfordshire · Department of Management and Business Systems
Intl Pre-Masters

Entry requirements

Applicants should have completed a 14 year education programme with three years’ work experience, or hold a BTEC HND/equivalent with two years of work experience. Non-native users of English are welcome but will hold a level of English equivalent to IELTS 5.5 or better. Applications will be assessed using UKVI and University of Bedfordshire policy, see: www.beds.ac.uk/english-language

Months of entry

October, February

Course content

Key features

  • International students benefit from becoming familiar with UK based learning approaches
  • Provides excellent academic and general support

About the course

The Pre-Masters course offers a route into Postgraduate Business degrees for international students whose academic or linguistic backgrounds do not qualify them for direct entry.

The course consists of subject specific, English language and study skills units which are fully assessed. The Business units are delivered by subject specialists. Most course units are subject specific, with three providing knowledge of business strategy and management, and business research. This curriculum prepares individuals for Master’s degree academic engagement from the perspectives of subject coverage and skills requirements.

Career opportunities

Successful completion of this course guarantees access to one of the following courses at the University of Bedfordshire: MBA; MSc Business & Management; or MA International Human Resource Management.

Areas of study include

  • Intercultural business communication
  • Business strategy
  • Business skills and issues
  • E-Business skills
  • Research skills

Information for international students

This course is open for international students only.

Fees and funding

For details on the financial support on offer at the University of Bedfordshire please visit our website: www.beds.ac.uk/pgfunding.

Qualification and course duration

Intl Pre-Masters

full time
12 months

Course contact details

+44 (0 )1582 743 500