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Pre-Master's in Business, Economics and Social Sciences

University of East Anglia

Prepare for direct entry to a range of postgraduate degrees at the University of East Anglia's Norwich Business School, School of Economics, School of Education, School of International Development, and School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies.

Key Facts

Academic Requirements

Pass in an undergraduate degree in any academic subject or Diploma (3-5 years) with high grades in any academic subject. Applicants aiming for an advanced MSc at Norwich Business School: A degree in a business or numerical-related subject area. Students intending to progress to MA Development Economics or MSc Impact Evaluation for International Development: A background in economics and a conditional offer from the School of International Development prior to entry to the International Graduate Diploma programme. Students intending to progress to MA in Maths Education: Some background in mathematics required.

English Language Requirements

IELTS 5.0 (with a minimum 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent

"*Please note that to progress to the Master’s courses below these higher requirements apply:

  • MA Mathematics Education
  • MA Second Language Education
  • MSc Education Leadership and Management
  • MA Education: Learning Pedagogy and Assessment

3-term: IELTS 5.5 (with a minimum 5.0 in all subskills) or equivalent

All applications for onward progression to these four courses must be referred to the Centre.

The Graduate Diploma commences with a pre-sessional English course. All students will need to successfully pass this first term to progress to term two to include reaching the equivalent to CEFR Level B2 or higher in English language. This is particularly important for any student starting the course with less than B2 level English.

Start Dates

23 September 2024

06 January 2025

07 April 2025

Tuition Fee

From: £13,495

Key Information

  • Develop the self-organization and study skills needed to undertake postgraduate studies, as well as an understanding of basic theories, perspectives and concepts in your chosen discipline.
  • Communicate confidently in written and spoken form to demonstrate relevant knowledge and understanding of basic academic concepts and theories. Develop teamwork and negotiation skills to confidently present information verbally.
  • Demonstrate analytical skills through the application of key principles and evidence-based discussion capabilities.
  • Progress to a postgraduate degree at UEA's Faculty of Social Sciences, including Norwich Business School – a member of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
  • UEA is UK top 15 for Accounting and Finance (Guardian University Guide 2023), top 20 for Marketing (The Complete University Guide 2024) and top 30 for Business and Management Studies (The Complete University Guide 2024).
  • Master's graduates have gone on to work for Aviva, Bank of England, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, Google, JP Morgan, Omnicon Group, PwC, Unilever, Virgin Atlantic and many other national and international companies.

Course Details

Pre-Master's in Business, Economics and Social Sciences

University of East Anglia