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English for University Entry
Masters Preparation Programme

This course is ideal if you have already completed an undergraduate degree and want to study at Masters level in the UK.

The course

This course is idesigned for students who have completed an undergraduate degree and want to study a Masters course in the UK. It provides intensive academic study skills and IELTS preparation, and will ensure a Conditional Offer from your chosen university.

For more detail about this programme and to enquire and apply, please go to the Kings Pathways website.

Our university partners

We have 12 university partners. On applying for a place on the Masters Preparation Programme, you will be issued a conditional offer of a place on a postgraduate degree course from one of these 12 partner universities.

On completion of the course, if you chang your mind on the subject of your Masters we can counsel you towards a different university if necessary. 

Course structure and content

Conditional Offer

Before you leave home, you will gain a Conditional Offer from one of our 12 partner universities.

Core skills development

  • Academic writing
  • Academic reading
  • Presentations and seminar skills
  • Listening and academic discourse 

Learning outcomes

  • Masters Preparation Diploma
  • English fluency at minimum 6.5 IELTS or higher
  • Study and academic skills to successfully undertake a Masters degree

Specialist university counselling

Our specialist university counsellors will help you make the right university choice— either before you leave home or during your course:

  • Personalised guidance from expert counsellors on which university to choose
  • Help to understand university rankings
  • Visits from universities to the College
  • Organised visits to universities
  • Help with your application, including developing your profile

Term dates for the Masters Preparation

Spring Term 2014

Entry for students taking a 2-terms or 3-terms programme, with minimum IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent (with 5.5 in reading and writing).

January 6th to March 21st (11 weeks)

2 weeks break from March 24th to April 4th

Summer Term 2014

Entry for students taking a 1-term or 2-terms programme, with minimum IELTS of 6.0 or equivalent (with 6.0 in reading and writing).

April 7th to June 21st (11 weeks)

1 week break June 23rd-27th

Autumn Term 2014

Entry for students taking a 3-terms or 4-terms programme, with an IELTS of 5.0 or equivalent (with 5.0 in reading and writing).

September 29th to December 19th (12 weeks)

2 weeks break from December 22nd 2014 to January 2nd 2015