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Pre-Masters in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities (2 Semesters)

Pre-Masters in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities (2 Semesters)

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Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Pre-masters Programme

Subject areas

Business Studies Social Sciences Humanities / General Studies / Combined Studies Preparatory Courses

Course type


Course Summary

Architecture, law, education, economics or business management are just some of the possible areas you can pursue after following our tailored Pre-Masters course.

Prepare for masters degrees in management, the social sciences or humanities

The Pre-Masters in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities will introduce you to key elements related to your degree, such as analysing business projects or interpreting statistics. This programme leads to a number of masters degrees in the Faculties of Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences, including the Management School, School of Law and Sheffield School of Architecture at the University.

Who is the programme for?

  • Students who wish to further their knowledge by continuing with higher education
  • Those who want a competitive advantage in the graduate employment market
  • Students with an undergraduate degree from their home country

What will you study?

This Pre-Masters course is a 1.5 or 2-semester programme developed in collaboration with the University. Throughout this programme you will develop the academic and English language skills needed for your chosen masters at Sheffield.

You will study core modules that cover general academic skills and pathway modules relevant to your chosen subject area. This pathway includes 20 teaching hours per week.

Core modules

  • Academic English Skills (AES)
  • Research Project

Progress to your degree

You will receive regular feedback on your progress throughout your course so you know you’re in the right track. We have a dedicated team that offers progression support throughout your studies.

Once you complete your Pre-Masters in Business, Social Sciences and Humanities and achieve the required grades, you can enter your chosen postgraduate degree at the University of Sheffield.


Research Project - Core
Academic English Skills (AES) - Core
Academic Success - Core
Advanced Law
Statistics for Econometrics
Social Science
Statistics and Econometrics
Advanced Economics
Communication, Cultures and Heritage
Accounting and Finance

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)


Entry requirements

Students will normally be 21 years of age or older. Recognised degree – must be in related field for some subjects.