Coventry University

Master’s Qualifying Programme (Business)

The course has been designed to prepare international students from different educational and language backgrounds for postgraduate study at a UK university. It aims to give you a deep understanding of the academic culture that will allow you to flourish on your postgraduate degree programmes.

As well as providing a thorough orientation and induction to postgraduate study, it also supports you to develop the appropriate level of academic language, study skills, and content knowledge to enable you to meet the entry requirements of your destination degree programme on successful completion. This solid foundation aims to enable you to ‘hit the ground running’ on your postgraduate degree, help you take a critical approach, reflect on your learning, and organise your studies to be an independent learner.

You can study this course via the following pathways:

Delivered at Coventry University:

  • CUCMQP01 (IELTS 5.0)
  • CUCMQP02 (IELTS 6.0)

Delivered at Coventry University London:

  • CUCLMQP01 (IELTS 5.0)
  • CUCLMQP02 (IELTS 6.0)

Subject to meeting the academic entry requirements, on successful completion of the Master’s Qualifying Programme (Business), you will be eligible to progress onto one of the following Coventry University or Coventry University London master’s degrees

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to have suitable academic qualifications equivalent to a UK undergraduate degree or relevant work experience.

You must have a valid Secure English Language Test (SELT) listed on the UKVI’s ‘List of approved tests and providers’, score of 5.0 or equivalent. 

Non-Student visa students may be accepted with equivalent scores on Cambridge Preliminary (PET), First (FCE) or Advanced (CAE); PTE Academic; TOEFL iBT; or the Coventry University English Test (CUET), on a case-by-case basis.

Depending upon the SELT score already obtained, you will have the opportunity to join the course at the second or third module, subject to meeting the minimum requirements.

Entry to the course on the first Language and Skills Module requires a SELT. Direct entry on to the second or third Language and Skills Modules requires students to have obtained CEFR Level B2 or above; evidence of B2 level competence can take the form of a non- SELT language test.

Career Prospects

If you successfully pass the Master’s Qualifying Programme (Business), you will be guaranteed a place on a relevant postgraduate degree course at Coventry University or Coventry University London (listed in the Overview section), subject to meeting the specified entry criteria.

Course Details

The Master’s Qualifying Programme consists of six modules – three academic language and skills modules, one research skills module and two subject-specialist modules. Depending on your English language score, you could have the opportunity to join the course at the third language and skills module, subject to meeting the minimum requirements.

Introduction to graduate study
Developing your approach to graduate study
Succeeding at graduate study
Research skills for graduate study
Subject-specialist modules

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