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Pre-Master's (Science & Engineering)

Leading To MSc Petroleum & Gas Engineering

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This Pre Master's Course prepares international students for guaranteed entry1 to postgraduate degrees in Science & Engineering at Portsmouth University. On successful completion, you can progress directly to a range of degree programmes, including MSc Petroleum & Gas Engineering. See Progression Options below for full details.

  • Why Choose This Course?
    • Guaranteed progression to an master's degree at The University of Portsmouth.
    • Portsmouth University is rated GOLD for Teaching Excellence by the Department for Education (2019).
    • A strong emphasis on employability, with simulated work environments (e.g. a mock courtroom and pharmacy) to provide real life learning experiences.
    • A wide range of English qualifications accepted for entry, not just UKVI IELTS!
    • A safe and supportive learning environment, with small class sizes and individual attention.

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Course Specification

The Pre-Master's (Science & Engineering) is for international students who want to study a master's degree at Portsmouth University, but do not have the academic and/or English qualifications for direct entry. During the course, you will deepen your subject knowledge and develop your study & research skills to a high level. You will also have the opportunity to improve your academic English abilities.

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to selected master's degrees at Portsmouth University.

Entry Requirements

Academic Successful completion of a bachelor's degree, equivalent to a UK Degree (3rd Class) in a related subject.
English English level equivalent to IELTS 6.0 (5.5+ in all skills).

Note: EU citizens are accepted onto this course.

Start Dates And Progression

The table below lists the next available start dates and the date you will progress to a degree on successful completion of this course.

Start Date End Date Progress
Jan 2021 Apr 2021 Sep 2021
Jun 2021 Sep 2021 Sep 2021
Sep 2021 Dec 2021 Jan 2022

Progression Options

  • MSc Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • MSc Biotechnology
  • MSc Civil Engineering
  • MSc Civil Engineering With Environmental Engineering
  • MSc Civil Engineering With Geotechnical Engineering
  • MSc Civil Engineering With Structural Engineering
  • MSc Coastal & Marine Resource Management
  • MSc Computer Network Administration & Management
  • MSc Construction Project Management
  • MSc Crisis & Disaster Management
  • MSc Electronic & Electrical Engineering
  • MSc Energy & Power Systems Management
  • MSc Engineering Geology
  • MSc Geographical Information Systems
  • MSc Geological & Environmental Hazards
  • MSc Mechanical Engineering
  • MSc Medical Biotechnology
  • MSc Petroleum & Gas Engineering
  • MSc Quantity Surveying
  • MSc Real Estate Management
  • MSc Sports Performance

If you want to progress to university in January, you must choose one of these degrees. All degrees are available for progression in September.

1 Entry is guaranteed for students who achieve the minimum grades required for progression.

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