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Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences

Pre-Master
9 months
Duration
16750 GBP/year
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About

With the Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences at Queen's University Belfast, you can prepare for direct entry to a range of postgraduate such as History, Law, Politics and Translation.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Features of the Graduate Diploma in Social Sciences at Queen's University Belfast

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the UK with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.

Programme Structure

Core Modules:
  • Empirical Enquiry and Critical Thought
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Exploring Culture
  • Foundations of Social Science
  • Research Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic requirements:

  • Pass in an undergraduate degree in any subject from a recognised institution or Higher Education Diploma (3-5 years) with acceptable grades in any subject from a recognised institution.

English requirements

Standard:

  • IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in all subskills) or equivalent.

Extended:

  • IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum of 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent.
Age requirements:
  • 18 years and above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16750 GBP per year and a duration of 9 months.

Tuition fees can be up to £21,335 depending on the start date and / or programme length.

Funding

  • At INTO Queen's University Belfast, we are committed to helping ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at a world-class university in the UK.

  • With a range of generous scholarships on offer, you could be eligible to receive funding to help towards your tuition fees – regardless of your background or financial circumstance.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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