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Pre-Master's Courses

Study on a Pre-Master's programme specifically designed for international students who need to bridge the gap between their previous qualifications and experience postgraduate study.


Delivered within the University’s International Academy, the courses offer guaranteed progression upon successful completion, to a range of postgraduate courses.

The Pre-Master's course forms the foundation for Masters-level study at the University of Wolverhampton. It helps you to develop an understanding of the expectations and academic skills needed to successfully study at postgraduate level in the UK.


The Pre-Master's course:

  • improves your English language skills in an academic context
  • develops subject-specific skills to enhance learning on your chosen Master's course
  • develops research skills that help you to successfully articulate your views, think critically and become an independent learner
  • integrate with other students on a range of activities and assessments


Modules include:

  • Academic English for International Students
  • Preparing for Postgraduate Study
  • Subject-specific modules related to your Master's course


Depending on your subject, learning activities may include:

  • case analysis and problem-based learning
  • reading, lectures, workshops and personal reflection
  • group role play and project work
  • assessment preparation and feedback
  • individual and group presentations, tutorials and discussions
  • studio work or laboratory-based practicals


Assessments are designed to help you learn and may include:

  • case study analysis, essays, examinations and in-class tests
  • exhibitions and lab reports
  • portfolios, projects, oral presentations and research journals
  • studio practice and written reports




In order to help you with your queries please see the frequently asked questions, Pre-Masters Course Card and Pre-Masters progression routes:


  • International Admissions - Email: Tel: +44 1902 32 3505
  • The International Academy - Email:, Tel: +44 1902 32 2525
  • The Gateway - can help you complete your application, to ask a question or make an appointment with an Education Guidance Adviser please telephone (01902) 321032, email or call in to see the gateway staff in MG (The George) City Campus South on the corner of Wulfruna Street (WV1 1LY).