Preparation for Masters - Study Abroad

Arts University Bournemouth

Pre-Master On Campus
6 months
13560 GBP/full
13560 GBP/full
Tuition fee
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Students and professionals who need to develop their creative understanding of their chosen subject or increase their English language scores before being accepted onto a Masters course can join the Preparation for Masters - Study Abroad programme from Arts University Bournemouth designed to help students secure entry onto a Masters course.


The MA pathway leader will determine student suitability for Masters level before students are offered a place on the Preparation programme.  

Students in the Preparation for Masters - Study Abroad from Arts University Bournemouth will then be offered an individual programme of learning, usually over 2 terms and written to prepare them for their future Masters application.

Education Opportunity

Students will join undergraduate students on selected modules to refine individual capabilities and receive mentoring from tutors, who will provide on going support and guidance to help students improve sufficiently for Masters.

Students will be required to pass all elements of the Preparation programme before being accepted onto the Masters level course.

Programme Structure

The Preparation for Masters Programme Will Help Students:

  • Improve their creative skills and portfolio to meet the level required for postgraduate study in a subject that is different from their undergraduate degree.
  • Fully understand the study skills required at Masters level if students do not have the required academic experience.
  • Improve their knowledge about British culture and the arts to appreciate the range of cultural influences.
  • Introduce students to the creative arts education at university in the UK.
  • Gain confidence as a creative arts student within a specialist field.
  • Know what it is like living and studying in the UK.
  • Improve academic English level.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
  • BA (Hons) Degree
  • All students are asked to submit examples of creative work with their application in order for tutors to assess current ability and assess future potential.
  • A personal statement
  • Letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13560 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13560 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.
  • EU/EEA

    13560 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13560 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.


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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Preparation for Masters - Study Abroad
Arts University Bournemouth