International Study Centre
The Pre-Masters Programme in Engineering, Computing, Mathematics and Science ensures you are prepared for postgraduate study at Lancaster University. Students on this programme can progress to a variety of scientific degrees.
Throughout the programme, you will study subject specific modules to develop a deeper understanding of your chosen area. You will benefit from 17 hours of class time on your chosen subject a week. You will also study core English language modules that will develop both your language and academic skills to the level required for Masters study in the UK, as well as building your ability to study at postgraduate level by improving your research and critical analysis abilities.
The core modules included in this programme will improve your English language abilities and study skills. By completing the programme, you will be prepared for independent study at Lancaster University. Modules include:
Academic and Personal Development Planning
Applied Academic Writing Skills
Academic English Skills 1, 2 & 3
Research Evaluation and Critical Appraisal Project
By studying subjects directly related to your progression degree, you can start preparing for your time as a postgraduate student. These modules will help you develop the academic knowledge needed to succeed in your Masters degree and future. Modules include:
Advanced Research Methods for Engineering, Computing, Mathematics and Science
Coding Skills for Engineering, Computing, Mathematics and Science
Quantitative Methods and Skills for Engineering, Computing, Mathematics and Science
After completing your Pre-Masters Programme and achieving the required grades, you will progress to your chosen Masters degree.
The Pre-Masters Programme in Engineering, Computing, Mathematics and Science leads to Masters degrees in a number of different faculties. You will be able to progress to degrees such as Engineering, Psychology, Environmental Science and Economics.
To see all available degree options, visit our progression degrees page.
"At the International Study Centre, I gained university study skills which provided me with career-oriented knowledge and a vital skill set. I was supported in my academic performance at the university."
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