The Pre-Master's is designed to prepare international students for a postgraduate degree at the University of Liverpool.

Guaranteed entry

If you successfully complete the Pre-Master's you will secure a guaranteed place on your chosen degree at the University of Liverpool. The level you need to pass the course will be specified in your offer letter.

Access to a full range of facilities

The Graduate Diploma is a one-year programme delivered by the University of Liverpool International College (UoLIC). It is conveniently situated on the University’s main campus, providing college students with unlimited access to the University’s excellent facilities, as well as the opportunity to mix with all students from both the college and the University.

Flexible progression

The Graduate Diploma courses offered at UoLIC have start dates throughout the year, which you can tailor to your chosen progression route:


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Integrated academic skills

The Pre-Master's is an effective way to kick-start your postgraduate studies in the UK. In addition to the course-specific knowledge you will acquire, the Pre-Master's will provide you with high-level study skills, as well as advanced-level English teaching. The course wil fully prepare you on the pathway to your progression degree.

One-on-one tutorial support

You will benefit from the small class sizes, as well as the one-to-one tutorial support you receive at the University of Liverpool International College. You are allocated a Learning Support Tutor who ensures that you are performing well and receiving the academic support needed to progress smoothly onto a postgraduate degree at the University. Tutors are also there to assist with any concerns or academic needs you may have.