Graduate Diploma – Pre Masters

Graduate Diploma – Pre Masters

Launch Your Global Career and Unlock Your Potential

The programme has been created for students who need extra help in order to complete the entry requirements for their desired Master’s degree.
build academic skills like writing, critical thinking, and effective communication, and increase your self-confidence.

Access to student support: During your programme, you’ll have full access to all student resources, including the ACE (Academic Community of Excellence) Team and the Digital Library.
Guaranteed advancement: If you successfully complete the programme, you are promised admission to one of our Master’s programmes at LSB  or other British Universities.

Key Facts

Level
Level 6
Credits
120
Mode of Study
Full Time
Duration
9 Months or 6 Months (Fast Track)
Fees: £3950
Payment Plan
Available
Scholarship
Available
Intakes
February, June, October

Programme Highlights

Accelerate Your Progress

• Shortcut to a Masters: Validate your qualifications in just 9 months
• Research, write, and think at a post-grad level
• Improve English skills exponentially

Get Personalized Support

• Your own faculty mentor for 1-on-1 guidance
• Small classes mean you’re never just a number
• Join a tight-knit community focused on your success

Gain Valuable Experience

• Apply theories to solve real-world problems
• Build your network with driven, global peers
• Graduate career-ready and set apart from the competition

Broaden Your Perspective

• Immerse yourself in British culture and student life
• Become a global citizen equipped for international success
• Expand your worldview and see opportunities in a new light

Achieve Your Goals

• Find clarity in your career path or change direction completely
• Discover hidden talents and new-found confidence
• We guarantee you’ll be set up for future achievement

Unlock your Potential—This Program is for Forward-Thinkers

  • Driven Students Seeking Advancement

    • Don’t just meet entry requirements—exceed them
    • Set yourself apart and get on the fast-track to success
    • Progress your career on an international scale

  • Independent Learners Ready for a Challenge

    • Dive deeper into advanced theories and their real-world applications
    • Develop the analytical skills to keep up in graduate school
    • Take your critical thinking to the next level

  • Global Citizens Hungry for New Experiences

    • Become a well-rounded citizen ready for international challenges
    • Adapt and thrive in new environments
    • Gain a competitive edge in the global job market

     

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn more about the master’s subject you have chosen.
  • Get experience in postgraduate research and study techniques
  • To speak and write English more fluently
  • Make it easier for you to comprehend British culture
  • Improve the skills you learned in your undergraduate studies.
  • Learn something new or consider changing your career.
  • Understand theories and concepts applicable in managing organisational performance, resource allocation, management of people and leading organisations 

Modules

Term 1

  • Research for Strategic Development

  • Organisational Behaviour

  • Strategic Planning

  • Finance for Strategic Managers

Term 2

  • Strategic Marketing

  • Corporate Communication Strategies

  • Strategic Human Resources Management

  • Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management

Term 3

  • Dissertation

Entry Requirements

Generally, candidates must have an IELTS score of 6.0 with no element scoring lower than 5.5 or an equivalent, as well as a pass or third-class honours degree.

  • We usually require a second class honours degree (2:2) or above.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a minimum of two years of continuous workplace experience gained in a managerial or professional job following graduation.
  • Applicants without an honours degree need to show relevant workplace experience.

English Requirements

  • The most commonly accepted evidence of English language ability is IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all components)
  • Applicants without an IELTS should take an internal English test with the LSB admission team.

Fees & Funding

Tuition fees cover the cost of a student’s academic studies. It usually includes teaching costs, registration and examination fees (not repeat or tailing modules, re-sit fees or coursework resubmission). Any costs associated with work placements will be the students’ responsibility.

Full Time Fees £7,500 per year
Full Time Fees £8,500 per year

For full details, please contact us.

Assessments

Assessment is by completing assignments and meeting assessment criteria for each of the modules. These assignments are meant to demonstrate your achievement of learning objectives. All units within this qualification are internally assessed via exams and assignments which are externally verified by the awarding organisation.

The assignments submitted by learners must achieve the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by the assessment criteria for the unit. Learners can achieve pass, merit or distinction grade depending on quality of assignment and questions attempted. To achieve a merit or distinction grade, the learners must demonstrate that they have achieved all the criteria set for these grades.

Download a Prospectus

Download a copy of our 2020 Diploma Prospectus (PDF Document) 

Employability

Pre-Masters adds to your existing experience to develop your vocational skills and knowledge, and equip you with a deeper understanding of management and business. Somepre-master students will have begun their studies with a clear idea of their next move after the end of the course, while others may be considering a variety of options.

Join the Cohort of Global Citizens and Innovators

Join a remarkable community of driven peers. Together we will push boundaries and create positive change in the world. Embark on this accelerated program to gain the skills, experience and global perspective to thrive at top universities worldwide.

Further Study

After completing Pre-masters sucessfully you can join the folllowing Masters degrees :

  • MBA

  • Masters In Business Management

  • Masters In Project Management

  • Masters In Accounting & Finance

  • Masters In Strategic Marketing

  • Masters In Human Resource Management

Apart from these, there are several masters courses which you can choose from us. There are lot of choices to select and complete your degree.

masters

Visit Us

If you are interested in applying we encourage you to visit the School and meet with our recruitment and admissions staff. This is neither a requirement nor expectation if you are planning on applying to the programme.

Related Programmes

At LSB, you will have the chance to study a broad range of subjects. The School offers a unique opportunity to study business alongside other disciplines.

Masters in Human Resource Management

The Masters in Human Resource Management is a 180 credit Ofqual Qualification. The degree provides knowledge and understanding of Managing Relations and Leadership skills and the ability to focus on the requirements of implementing an organisation’s strategy.

Masters in Project Management 

The Masters in Project Management is a 180-credit Ofqual regulated qualification. You will get knowledge in Risk Management and Logistics Management and will be able to successfully, control, plan and deliver any of your projects.

Masters in Business Management

The Masters in Business Management has been designed to enhance the advanced knowledge and skills required to understand fundamental business principles. Learners completing this qualification will be able to understand how to work in the business environment and use strategic planning.

Masters in Human Resource Management

The Masters in Human Resource Management is a 180 credit Ofqual Qualification. The degree provides knowledge and understanding of Managing Relations and Leadership skills and the ability to focus on the requirements of implementing an organisation’s strategy.

Masters in Project Management 

The Masters in Project Management is a 180-credit Ofqual regulated qualification. You will get knowledge in Risk Management and Logistics Management and will be able to successfully, control, plan and deliver any of your projects.

Masters in Business Management

The Masters in Business Management has been designed to enhance the advanced knowledge and skills required to understand fundamental business principles. Learners completing this qualification will be able to understand how to work in the business environment and use strategic planning.

How to Apply

Enrolling at LSB will help you study in a diverse mix of cultures, providing an opportunity to socialise and make friends from nations across the globe. Apply now, and one of our Admission Advisors will be in touch to support you through the process.

You can use the following link to apply for the programme: https://www.lsbuk.com/apply/

  • Personal details

  • Family information

  • Extracurricular activities

  • Global interests and experiences

The application fee is £100.

  • Proof of your academic achievements, including official school transcripts

  • Evidence of English proficiency, i.e: TOEFL/IELTS/ Functional Skills Level 2 (if English is not your native language)

  • GMAT/SAT/ACT scores (optional)

  • One academic reference

  • A Personal Statement as an essay (400–500 words)

  • Scholarship and financial aid application included with the application form

In order to assess your eligibility for the programme, we will review your profile and your expectations from your career. This will be done via an in-person, telephonic or video conversation. In addition, we will mark your English proficiency for the course as well, and advise on further actions to be taken on your part.

Once your application and personal assessment interview are completed, you will receive an admission decision within two weeks. If you have any questions regarding the status of your application, feel free to contact your Admission Advisor.

If you are accepted into the program and have decided to start your studies at London School of Business, you must confirm your place prior to confirmation deadline.

Once we confirm your student status with us, we will be sending out useful information regarding your pre-arrival, and pre-enrolment.  Not only that, we will work alongside to make sure you have a seamless arrival in the UK.

To find out more

For more information or group bookings, contact us at +44 (0)20 3305 8124 or email us at languagecert@lsbuk.com to discuss your requirements and obtain an application form.

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