UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE)


International Pre-Master's

The International Pre-Master's (IPM) is a preparation course for international students aiming to study a Master's here at UCL or at another top UK university.

The IPM provides you with both the English language and academic skills you need to thrive in your Master's degree, enabling you to communicate effectively in your future subject area.

Is the IPM for me?

The IPM is for you, if:

  • You're ready to start a 9-month programme in September 2023
  • You demonstrate a strong academic background by having a minimum of a lower second-class degree (2:2) or an overseas equivalent
  • You have an IELTS score of 5.5
  • You'd like to improve your academic English and academic skills in an area relating to your future Master's degree.

Register your interest

You can register your interest in the International Pre-Master's to receive information about UCL, the Centre for Languages & International Education and the IPM course.

We'll include details of any events and opportunities for you to speak to course leaders and current students.

Register your interest


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Course information

Read about the course structure, teaching methods, term dates and fees.

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9 reasons to study the IPM at UCL

Prepare for your Master's at a global top 10 university in the centre of London.

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Meet our previous students

Learn about studying on the IPM from those who know it best: our previous students.