Pre-Master’s – Business and Humanities (International Graduate Diploma)

Designed to help prepare you for studying at the University of East London Docklands Campus, this one year programme is the first step to gaining your Master’s at the University.

Throughout the programme you will better your English language skills by learning specialist academic language related to your programme and strengthen your skills in the following areas:

  • Business Language
  • Academic Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Academic Research
  • Presentation Skills
  • Poster Presentations

Our supportive teachers will work with you to help you to reach your full potential.  During your studies, you will learn by attending a range of dynamic lessons which are designed to build your confidence including discussions, presentations, lectures, small group tutorials and personal tutor sessions.

University of East London knows that academic success is not enough in the changing world of business, and that to become a leader, you will also need good emotional intelligence, reasoning, stress management and adaptability. All these topics will be covered as part of the Mental Wealth module.

On this programme you will study a range of core modules which include:

  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
  • Research and Study Skills
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics
  • International Relations
  • Mental Weath: Global Enterprise and Consultancy Practice

You will also choose one more module depending on whether or not you wish to study Business or Humanities.

Business Stream Module:

  • The Future of Business and Management

Humanities Stream Module:

  • Social and Cultural Studies

Following successful completion of this programme you will be able to progress to Postgraduate Programmes including:

Key Facts for International Graduate Diploma in Business and Humanities

Start dates: September 2024
January 2025
Duration: 2 semesters
Visa type: Combined Visa (International Graduate Diploma + Master’s)
Cost: £14,970 (Pricing is indicative, and there might be an incremental rise for 2024 – 2025)
Scholarships Available: Scholarship of £2,000 available for eligible students
Course Info: Integrated CAS programme (Level 7 CAS) for Visa purposes.
Accredited by the University of East London

Minimum English Language Level:

Academic IELTS 5.5 overall (and no subtest below 5.5) or equivalent

Academic Entry Requirements:

  • A pass in an undergraduate degree or a Diploma (3 – 5 years) with suitable grades or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of higher/advanced diploma in a related subject area
  • All students must have studies in the relevant field to continue in those degrees
  • Each applicant will be considered individually and assessed on their ability to succeed at this level.

Minimum Age Requirement:

18 years of age.