Key course facts

Entry requirements

Academic entry requirements

At least a minimum of a Third Class Honours degree (or country equivalent) or above in a related subject.

English language entry requirement

An English Language level of IELTS 5.5 overall (or equivalent) with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill or 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill depending on the English language requirement of your chosen postgraduate programme.

Please note that in addition to the UKVI IELTS, INTO is able to accept other English language qualifications.

From more information on accepted qualifications, please see the INTO study website.

When does the course run?

The 12 week Pre-Masters course runs twice a year:

Autumn Pre-Masters course: 29 September 2020 - 18 December 2020

Summer Pre-Masters course: 22 June 2020 - 28 August 2020

Prices 2018/19

Stage 1: Pre-Masters - £4,500
Stage 2: All MSc (except MSc Insurance and Sustainable Risk Management) - £13,500
Stage 2: MBA Global Masters of Business Administration & MSc Insurance and Sustainable Risk Management - £14,500
Stage 2: MBA Luxury Brand Management - £17,300

GCU London offers a range of scholarships to students. Upon completion of your Pre-Masters, students should be eligble to a £2000 loyalty scholarship which will be taken from your tuition fees for your Masters degree. To find out more and to see if you’re eligible, please visit our scholarships pages.

Which programmes can I progress on to?

Upon completion of your Pre-Masters, you can progress on to the following courses:

How do I apply?

To apply, please send all documents to or visit the INTO GCU website.

For more information, please contact or your local INTO Regional Office.

Where will I study?

The Pre-Masters programme is run at our Glasgow campus. Based in the Heart of the city centre, the campus has recently had a £30m redevelopment and boasts impressive learning and social spaces. Upon completion of you Pre-Masters you will move to London to complete your postgraduate degree.

The modern city-centre campus in Glasgow provides an excellent learning environment for more than 20,000 students and 1,600 staff from more than 100 countries. 

The friendly Glasgow campus community offers: