Designed to improve the skills required for successful postgraduate study.
The Pre-Masters Programme is a fast-track programme, designed for students who would like to gain the specialist skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their Masters degree at Liverpool John Moores University. You will build on the knowledge gained in your undergraduate studies, whilst developing your practical English language abilities, as well as study and research skills.
The Pre-Masters Programme is ideal for students who have already completed their undergraduate studies, and now want to study their Masters in the UK. You will be ambitious and driven to succeed in your future career. You can view the entry requirements for the Pre-Masters Programme on each subject route page. Find out more about our fees here.
Through the Pre-Masters Programme at LJMU International Study Centre, you will continue to develop the academic knowledge you gained through your undergraduate degree while becoming familiar with studying and living in the UK. By earning a postgraduate degree from a UK university, you show potential employers your:
When you apply to the International Study Centre, you will choose between two pathways - Business, Management and Law, or Engineering and Computing. Upon acceptance to the Pre-Masters Programme, you will also receive a conditional offer to study a Masters degree at Liverpool John Moores University after successful completion of your Pre-Masters.
We understand you may face disruption in receiving your final academic results and English language test in 2020. We have therefore introduced the following changes so that you can start your journey and we will help you get to where you want to be.
For academic results we will take into account your individual circumstances when assessing academic achievement. For further information about this, please contact your Student Enrolment Advisor or make an online enquiry, or contact your local agent.
For courses starting this academic year (2020/21), if you are starting virtually from your home country, we have expanded the list of English tests we will accept for entry to programmes at Liverpool John Moores University International Study Centre. Find out more here.
If you are studying the Pre-Masters, if you provided a SELT equivalent to start virtually, you will not need to submit a SELT. Find out more on the SELT equivalent tests accepted here.
If you do not meet the English language requirements for your pathway programme, you can join an English language preparation course first.
To progress to your undergraduate or postgraduate degree, you will be required to successfully complete your pathway programme and achieve the required grades.
You can save both time and money, and experience a seamless transition to postgraduate success, by studying one of our Pre-Masters courses and your Masters degree with one visa.
Advantages of the combined visa:
*IELTS equivalent required
Find out what you need to know about starting on campus, blended learning and preparing to travel.
If you are unable to travel to the UK for the start of your programme, you can start virtually from the comfort of your home.