Length of course (Business Management English presessional course)

The Business Management English Presessional is offered in course lengths of 20, 15, 10 and 6 weeks. Each course is tailored to the needs of students at different levels of English.

Choosing a course length

The length of course you should opt for depends on your current level of English and the level you need for your programme of study.

Your offer letter will tell you the IELTS score you need for your degree programme at the Business School.

6.0 IELTS requirement in your offer letter

This requirement applies to all 24-month MBA and MSc programmes, and to the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA).

Length of course by current IELTS score
Current IELTS overall score (minimum) Current IELTS writing score (minimum) Length of course
5.0 4.0 20 weeks
5.0 4.5
15 weeks
5.5 5.0 10 weeks
6.0 5.5 6 weeks

Note: Students must have a minimum IELTS score of 4.0 in reading, listening and speaking.

6.5 IELTS requirement in your offer letter

This requirement applies to all 21-month MBA programmes and to all 12-month MSc programmes except all the Marketing programmes and the MSc Human Resources Management degree course.

Length of course by current IELTS score
Current IELTS overall score (minimum) Current IELTS writing score (minimum) Length of course
5.0 5.0
20 weeks
5.5 5.0
15 weeks
6.0
5.5 10 weeks
6.5 5.5
6 weeks

Note: Students must have a minimum IELTS score of 4.0 in reading, listening and speaking.

7.0 IELTS requirement in your offer letter

This requirement applies to all 12-month MBA programmes, to all 12-month Marketing programmes and to the 12-month MSc Human Resource Management degree course.

Length of course by current IELTS score
Current IELTS overall score (minimum) Current IELTS writing score (minimum) Length of course
6.0 5.5
20 weeks
6.0 6.0
15 weeks
6.5
6.0 10 weeks
7.0
6.0
6 weeks

Note: Students must have a minimum IELTS score of 4.0 in reading, listening and speaking.