Pre-Masters Programme (Postgrad)


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Annual tuition fees

$10,841 $14,537

1.Pre-Masters Programme (Business, Media and Social Sciences)

1 semester £1,000 £2,000
2 semesters £1,500 £3,000

2.Pre-Masters Programme (Science and Engineering)

1 semester £1,000 £2,000
2 semesters £1,500 £3,000


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List of Programs

Pre Masters: Science and Engineering

  1. Advanced Computer Science MSc
  2. Advanced Mechanical Engineering MSc
  3. Computing with Digital Media MSc
  4. Engineering Business Management MSc
  5. Artificial Intelligence and Adaptive Systems MSc
  6. Management of Information Technology MSc
  7. 5G Mobile Communications and Intelligent Embedded Systems MSc
  8. 5G Mobile Communications and Intelligent Embedded Systems (with an industrial placement) MSc
  9. Animal Behaviour MRes
  10. Cancer Cell Biology MSc
  11. Conservation Biology MRes
  12. Genetic Manipulation and Molecular Cell Biology MSc
  13. Global Biodiversity Conservation MSc
  14. Neuroscience MSc
  15. Neuroscience MRes
  16. Advanced Electronic and Electrical Engineering MSc
  17. Climate Change, Development and Policy MSc
  18. Data Science MSc
  19. Data Science (with industrial placement year) MSc
  20. Artificial Intelligence and Adaptive Systems (with industrial placement year) MSc
  21. Computer Science (conversion) MSc

Pre-Masters : Business, Media and Social Sciences

  1. Media and Cultural Studies MA
  2. Anthropology of Development and Social Transformation MA
  3. Conflict, Security and Development MA
  4. Corporate and Financial Risk Management MSc
  5. Digital Media MA
  6. Gender and Media MA
  7. Geopolitics and International Affairs MA
  8. International Political Economy MA
  9. International Management MSc
  10. International Marketing (online) MSc
  11. International Security MA
  12. Journalism and Documentary Practice MA
  13. Journalism and Media Studies MA
  14. Entrepreneurship & Innovation MSc
  15. Management and Finance MSc
  16. Project Management MScSocial Development MA
  17. Strategic Innovation Management MSc
  18. Management MSc
  19. International Journalism MA
  20. Banking and Finance MSc
  21. Film Studies MA
  22. International Relations MA
  23. Management of Information Technology MSc
  24. Media Practice for Development and Social Change MA
  25. Human Resource Management MSc
  26. International Business Economics MSc
  27. Cultural and Creative Industries MA
  28. Filmmaking MA
  29. Marketing and Consumer Psychology MSc
  30. Childhood and Youth Studies MA
  31. Corruption and Governance MA
  32. Development Economics MSc
  33. Environment, Development and Policy MA
  34. Food and Development MA
  35. Gender Studies MA
  36. Gender, Violence and Conflict MA
  37. Global Supply Chain and Logistics Management MSc
  38. Human Rights MA
  39. International Education and Development MA
  40. Migration Studies MA
  41. Art History MA
  42. Contemporary History MA
  43. Philosophy MA
  44. Intellectual History MA
  45. Social Anthropology MA
  46. Sustainable Development MSc
  47. Criminal Law and Criminal Justice LLM Migration and Global Development MA
  48. Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law LLM
  49. International Financial Law LLM
  50. International Human Rights Law LLM
  51. International Law LLM
  52. Law LLM
  53. Social and Political Thought MA
  54. Accounting and Finance MScEducation MA
  55. International Finance and Economics MSc
  56. Fintech, Risk and Investment Analysis MSc
  57. Energy Policy MSc
  58. Strategic Marketing MSc
  59. Science and Technology Policy MSc
  60. Climate Change, Development and Policy MSc
  61. Computer Science (conversion) MSc
  • Pre Masters: Science and Engineering from $14,535 to $23,527
  • Pre-Masters : Business, Media and Social Sciences $14,535 to $21,559
  • Pre Masters: One, two, two and a half or three semesters ( prices differ according to the duration of the pre-master)


Academic Requirements

  • Recognised degree in related field or honours degree in any subject
  • NCC Advanced Diploma : 60%+ all modules with overall grade Merit
  • Recognised First Degree: GPA 2.5/4.0 scale or 3.0/5.0 scale
  • 25% of the non-degree qualification should be related to the general area of the PM programme and not necessarily to the ultimate Degree aim
English test score differs according to the duration of the pre-master

English Tests Requirements



About Faculty

The Pre-Masters Programme is a preparation course for international students who wish to study one of a range of Masters degrees at the University of Sussex. It is specially designed to improve your English language level, study skills, and academic knowledge so that you can succeed in postgraduate study and in your professional career.

Our two Pre-Masters Programmes combine academic subjects, study skills and English language training designed for international students, to prepare them for Masters-level study. In both programmes is an integrated careers module, to help students develop the employability skills which are highly desirable for postgraduate students.

Students can choose to study either a one or two semester programme, depending on their entry requirements. During the programme students have the option to change their progression degree. This makes the programme a great choice for students who have decided on their area of further study and who are looking for a flexible postgraduate route to university.

Both the Pre-Masters Programme in Business, Media and Social Sciences and our Science and Engineer Pre-Masters Programme provide a route to a variety of postgraduate degrees at the University of Sussex.

Once students complete the programme and achieve the required grades, they can enter their chosen postgraduate degree at the University.

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Student Accommodation at University of Sussex

You’ll find a range of accommodation
options that meet your needs and preferences, including self-contained flats, single-person units, five-bedroom houses and single study bedrooms with shared facilities. On-campus accommodation benefits from:

a great location: You’ll live just a 10-minute walk away from the International Study Centre, academic buildings and campus facilities such as shops and restaurants.

modern rooms furnished with a bed,
desk and chair, bookshelf and a wardrobe.
All rooms also have access to a shower,
telephone and broadband access.

fully equipped, shared kitchens where
you can cook your own food. Cooking
is a great way to learn new skills and
make new friends.

We also have accommodation available
in residential areas of Brighton, within
easy reach of the campus.

Brighton is a friendly city with a range
of private accommodation available.
If you want to rent privately, visit the
International Study Centre website
to help you research your options.


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