University of Surrey International Study Centre
The Management, Finance and Economics Pre-Masters programme provides the subject knowledge, language proficiency and study skills you need to progress to postgraduate 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.
This module provides the opportunity for students to identify and develop skills for success, both in their studies and future career. The focus on employability skills reflects the fact that Pre-Masters students are closer to the job market than any of our other students.
Knowledge and Understanding
This module is an opportunity for students to demonstrate the ability to frame questions and apply learned techniques of inquiry.
In this module, students will build their critical skills familiarising themselves with a range of academic texts they are likely to encounter in their Masters studies.
This module will provide students with an insight into the fundamental concepts found within the global business arena.
This module provides students with the knowledge and skills to use financial tools to construct, rebalance and evaluate a portfolio of financial assets and equities.
This module aims to provide students with a rigorous framework of knowledge and understanding concerning management and leadership.
This module provides an understanding of the visitor economy in terms of hospitality, events management, travel and tourism.
This module provides the opportunity for students to identify and develop employability skills.
This programme can lead to one of the postgraduate degrees in the table below. Grades and progression degree titles are guidelines and subject to change.
* For entry to the Pre-Masters Programme we now accept a wide range of IELTS equivalent qualifications as part of the English assessment for students joining from September 2019 onwards visit our entry requirements page for full details.
The following degrees are offered with a placement year and have additional requirements:
Academic progression grade required for Masters + placement year: 70%
AES Skills L/R/W/S minimum: 60%
one or two semesters
September and February
21 hours per week
Dates for two semesters:
Semester 1: 30/09/2019 – 07/02/2020
Semester 2: 17/02/2020 – 12/06/2020
Semester 1: 10/02/2020- 12/06/2020
Semester 2: 15/06/2020-25/09/2020
Dates for one semester:
10/02/2020 – 12/06/2020
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.