University of Surrey International Study Centre
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 one and two-semester 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 are studying the three-semester programme, the first semester will focus on improving your English language skills to the required level.
All students also take the Academic English Skills module, the Student Leadership Programme and are eligible to enter the Sustainable Enterprise Competition.
The first semester focuses on developing your English language so you reach the level required to progress to Semester 2. You will work to develop the skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking, presenting and developing language accuracy and range in general academic contexts. Core language-related academic skills such as participating in discussions and responding to texts, effective note-taking and essay writing are also introduced.
You will also focus on assessment preparation and practice to be able to show independent learning skills, literacy and critical-thinking skills.
This programme can lead to one of the postgraduate degrees in the table below. Grades and progression degrees are guidelines and subject to change.
1, 2, 2.5 or 3 semesters
Semester 1: 11/10/21 - 17/12/21
Semester 2: 31/1/22 - 20/5/22
Semester 3: 23/5/22 - 19/8/22
Semester 0.5: Term starts on 15th November
Semester 1: 31/1/22 - 20/5/22
Semester 2: 23/5/22 - 19/8/22
Semester 1: 27/09/2021 - 04/02/2022
Semester 2: 07/02/2022 - 03/06/2022
Semester 1: 27/09/21 - 4/02/2022
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.
Study this pathway leading to a range of postgraduate degrees in areas such as Environmental Psychology, Social Psychology and Human Nutrition.
Study this pathway leading to postgraduate degrees in Economics, Accounting and Finance, and Marketing Management.