International Pre-Master’s - Business (CU Coventry, CU London, CU Greenwich london)

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International Pre-Master’s - Business (CU Coventry, CU London, CU Greenwich london)

This study route is designed to prepare international students for postgraduate education while experiencing life abroad in the UK. It aims to prepare you with a deeper understanding of academic culture that will allow you to flourish in your chosen degree studies.

It will offer you the chance to:

  • Explore academic, postgraduate skills and language through teaching methods focused on strategic learning, research methods, and leadership through case studies and more.
  • Acquire an in-depth overview of master's-level study including critical thinking, structuring academic writing and presentations, and gathering information.
  • Build upon your business and research knowledge with concepts such as ethics, cost and revenues. You will be introduced to professional software3 used in the real world and learn more about specialised sectors.
  • Develop and refine accuracy with academic language skills and fluency. You will also have the opportunity to develop reasoned arguments and incorporate supporting evidence.

Entry Requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS 5.0 entry: 5.0 overall (with no component lower than 4.5)
  • IELTS 5.5 entry: 5.5 overall (with no component lower than 5.0)
  • IELTS 6.0 entry: 6.0 overall (with no component lower than 5.5)

UKVI or SELT equivalent will be required for IELTS 5.0 entry.

If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your study route. For more information on our approved English language tests visit our English language requirements page.

Career Prospects

Progression degrees

The Business International Pre-Master's (IPM) can help support you for a selection of degree specialism in this field. It also aims to build on previous experiences and expand the success of learning to use the English language while heading into your chosen degree. It will help you take a critical approach to your studies, reflect on your learning, organise your studies, and be a strong, independent learner.

On successful completion, you will be eligible to progress onto the following Coventry University or Coventry University London master's degrees (subject to meeting the specified entry criteria)

Coventry University

  • Accounting and Financial Management MSc
  • Advertising and Marketing MA
  • Air Transport Management MSc
  • Brand Management MA
  • Business Analytics MSc
  • Digital Marketing Management MSc
  • Finance MSc
  • International Business Economics MSc
  • International Business Management MSc
  • International Commercial Law LLM
  • International Entrepreneurship MSc
  • International Human Resource Management MSc
  • International Human Rights Law LLB
  • International Marketing Management MSc
  • Law LLM
  • Project Management MSc
  • Sport Management MSc

Coventry University London

  • Digital Marketing with Data Analytics MSc
  • Enterprise and Innovation MSc
  • Financial Technology (FinTech) MSc*
  • Global Business MBA
  • Global Finance MSc
  • Global Financial Trading MSc*
  • International Fashion Management MBA
  • International Fashion Marketing MSc
  • International Hospitality and Tourism Management MSc
  • International Human Resource Management MBA
  • International Marketing MBA
  • International Project Management MSc
  • Management MSc
  • Professional Accounting MSc

Course Details

2022/23 tuition fees. Fees and course duration are dependent on your IELTS entry level.

InternationalIELTS 5.0 | £16,000 | 36 academic weeks  
IELTS 5.5 | £14,500 | 30 academic weeks  
IELTS 6.0 | £12,500 | 24 academic weeks  

By choosing to study the Business IPM, you will develop your academic language skills through up to three intense language modules, depending on your IELTS entry level. You will then study graduate research skills and subject-specialist modules. These modules will provide a strong framework for you to continue your studies to a master's degree.

This International Pre-Master's will be delivered by CU, part of the Coventry University Group, for and on behalf of Coventry University. You will be taught using various approaches, which may include lessons and individual and group tutorials. You will also have self-study materials to follow outside of the classroom.

Year One

Introduction to Graduate Study
Developing Your Approach to Graduate Study
Succeeding at Graduate Study
Research Skills for Graduate Study
Subject-specialist Modules

*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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