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Pre-Master's Business, Law and Social Sciences [Student with IELTS 5.5 (at least 5.0 in all skills)] - 2 terms

Pre-Master's Business, Law and Social Sciences [Student with IELTS 5.5 (at least 5.0 in all skills)] - 2 terms

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Study mode

Full time


6 months

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Pre-masters Programme

Subject areas

Preparatory Courses Law Social Sciences Business & Finance

Course type


Course Summary

Pre-Master's for Business, Law and Social Sciences

For progression to a postgraduate degree at UWE Bristol. Your course length is determined mainly by your English language level (UKVI IELTS score).

Students on all course lengths take a set of common or similar modules to gain a solid base of skills for university. If your course is longer than 2 terms, you’ll take additional modules designed to improve one or more of your English language level, academic skills, and basic knowledge of particular subjects.

Common modules taken by all students: > Advanced Statistics > English for Academic Purposes > Research Project

You will also take 1 of the following modules to prepare for postgraduate study† : > Project Management > Strategic Management

Extra support: for courses of over 2 terms, you will also take Extended English and Skills modules before the modules to the left.

This pathway course can lead to following degree courses:

  • Accounting and Finance MSc
  • Business Management MSc
  • Commercial Law LLM
  • Construction Project Management MSc
  • Engineering Management MSc
  • Environmental Consultancy MSc
  • Environmental Health MSc
  • Environmental Law and Sustainable Development LLM
  • Events Management MSc
  • Finance MSc
  • Financial Technology (FinTech) MSc
  • Health Psychology MSc
  • International Banking and Finance Law LLM
  • International Law LLM
  • International Management MSc
  • International Trade and Economic Law LLM
  • Marketing MSc
  • Marketing Communications MSc
  • Master of Business Administration MBA
  • Public Health MSc
  • Quantity Surveying MSc
  • Real Estate Management MSc
  • Risk Management and Insurance MSc
  • Sustainable Development in Practice MSc
  • Transport Planning MSc
  • Urban Planning MSc.


Research Project
Advanced Statistics
Extended English and Skills
English for Academic Purposes

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

Successful completion of an undergraduate degree or diploma (Grades and relevant background requirements vary dependant on the university degree and pathway course)