9 reasons to study the IPM at UCL
You'll study alongside students from all over the world at a global top 10 university (QS 2023).
We're a part of IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society, a world-leading centre for education and social science.
It has ranked number one globally for education for the past nine years (QS World Subject Rankings 2022), so you can be confident of an outstanding educational experience.
We teach the UCL International Pre-Master's on our central London campus. We use the same teaching methods as you’ll encounter in postgraduate degrees.
You'll be a UCL student from day one and can take advantage of UCL's academic, social and welfare resources.
You'll develop the academic skills in reading, listening, writing, and speaking required for postgraduate study, as well as the research skills you'll need.
Plus, you will study an optional module tailored to your chosen discipline to extend those skills even further.
You’ll be taught by experienced UCL academic staff. Our teachers are experts in preparing international students for their postgraduate studies. Read more about our tutors.
You’ll receive a one-to-one tutorial every week with your personal tutor as well as regular support from the course leaders.
Over the last three years, International Pre-Master's students have gone on to study at UCL, LSE, University of Warwick, University of Manchester, and other leading UK universities.
In 2021, 95% of IPM students who went on to postgraduate study at UCL achieved a merit or distinction in their degree.
As well as receiving support throughout your course, you’ll receive postgraduate application support from a dedicated education advisor.
London has been named the best city in the world to be a university student for the third year in a row in the latest QS Best Student City Rankings (2023).