Pre-Masters in Engineering

About this route

The Engineering Pre-Masters programme provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to postgraduate degree study in a related field at the University of Surrey.

During the programme you will study a core unit of general subject skills and subject-specific units, which are carefully designed for your academic development.

If you need to improve your English language to reach the required level, you can take our English for Pre-Masters programme over one or two semesters before starting your Pre-Masters programme.

Modules

Core units

  • Academic English Skills
  • CareerAhead
  • Research Skills for Masters
  • Mathematics for Computing and Engineering

Subject-specific units

  • Physics for Engineering
  • Computing for Engineering

Core units

  • Academic English Skills
  • CareerAhead
  • Research Skills for Masters
  • Critical Reading for Masters
  • Mathematics for Computing and Engineering
  • Computing for Engineering
  • Physics for Engineering
  • Research Project

Progression degrees

This programme can lead to one of the postgraduate degrees in the table below. Grades and progression degrees are guidelines and subject to change.

Degree Programmes Award Overall Grade English Grade
Bridge Engineering MSc 60% 60% with min 50% in all skills
Civil Engineering MSc 60% 60% with min 50% in all skills
Electronic Engineering MSc 60% 60% with min 50% in all skills
Structural Engineering MSc 60% 60% with min 50% in all skills

Key facts

Course length: one or two semesters

Entry points: September and January

Teaching time: 21 hours per week

Dates for one semester:

January 2019 
07/01/2019 – 10/05/2019

Dates for two semesters:

September 2018
Semester 1: 24/09/2018 - 01/02/2019
Semester 2: 04/02/2019 - 31/05/2019

January 2019
Semester 1: 07/01/2019 – 10/05/2019
Semester 2: 13/05/2019 – 23/08/2019

Age: students are normally 21 years of age or older on the first day of their academic programme at the International Study Centre.

Entry requirements: visit our entry requirements page for a list of academic, English language and country-specific entry requirements for all programmes.