International Pathways

Pre-Master's Graduate Diploma (GDip) programme for international students

Our January-start Pre-Master's in Business, Management and Finance enables you to gain a Graduate Diploma (GDip) and qualify for entry onto a selection of postgraduate business degree programmes in the following academic year.

It offers you the opportunity to develop your independent study and research skills through a combination of subject-specific modules. In addition, you will have the opportunity to improve your English language proficiency with our English and academic skills modules.

Pre-Master's GDip

Kent's Pre-Master's in Business, Management and Finance provides international students with a route to postgraduate study in a range of degrees at Kent Business School. The programme focuses on developing your academic subject knowledge for postgraduate study while improving your academic skills and English language proficiency.

On successful completion and through meeting the University's rules of progression, the Pre-Master's guarantees entry onto a range of postgraduate degrees at Kent Business School. Our excellent facilities and high-quality student support will help you to get the very best out of your studies.

The Graduate Diploma/Pre-Masters in Business, Management and Finance has not recruited a sufficient number of students and so this programme will not be running in January 2019. However, we are now accepting applications for January 2020 - please apply via the link below. If you would like more information about the programme, please email We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Centre for English and World Languages, Chipperfield Building, University of Kent, CT2 7PE

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 824401 or contact us

Last Updated: 21/01/2019