Pre-Master On Campus

Preparation for Masters

Arts University Bournemouth

6 months
14250 GBP/year
5421 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


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 programme from Arts University Bournemouth designed to help students secure entry onto a Masters course.


Course Information

The Preparation for Masters programme from Arts University Bournemouth 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 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.

Programme Structure

  • Students will join undergraduate students on selected modules to refine individual capabilities and receive mentoring from tutors, who will provide ongoing 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.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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
  • On successful completion, students are awarded a ‘Certificate of Attendance’ and a ‘Transcript of Marks’.
On successful completion of the Preparation programme and minimum English levels of IELTS 6.5, or equivalent, direct entry onto the designated MA Pathway will be offered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14250 GBP per year during 6 months.
  • National

    5421 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5421 GBP per year during 6 months.

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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