International Incorporated Master’s

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  • One Term: April | June | September
  • Two Term: January | April | June

At postgraduate level you can study the International Incorporated Master’s degree (IIM).

The IIM is designed for those students who do not qualify for direct entry to a postgraduate degree at the University of Dundee. This could be because of the grades achieved in your undergraduate degree; your current qualifications are not equivalent to a UK undergraduate degree or if you want to improve your academic and English language skills.

Our IIM will equip you with the advanced skills you need to complete your postgraduate study at the University of Dundee. You can study this over one or two terms depending on your academic qualifications and English language level. The one-term offers you a fast track route to your chosen degree course and is studied over three months. The two-term is studied over six months and provides additional academic English and subject-related support.

Key features of the IIM

  • Receive specialist support from experienced tutors
  • Small group tuition
  • Continuous formative assessment with detailed and supportive feedback
What you can study

 You can choose to study one of the following routes

Subject One Term Two Term
Energy and Sustainability      
Health Education and Social Sciences     
Nursing and Health     


International Incorporated Master’s journey


We are committed to delivering an excellent student experience without compromising your safety. This means that we provide you with a blended learning experience that combines online and campus-based learning. If you are unable to travel to the UK, we have online courses available so that you can start your studies online and join us when you can do so.

Pre-sessional English (PSE)

This course features additional academic English language support. It will provide you with an initial period of intensive English language training and assessments before you can continue onto the modules from your chosen route. The number of terms you complete will depend on your current English level.

PSE Course Length Course Date Delivery Mode
ICD 22/23 PSE Start Dates    
12 weeks 20 June – 9 September 2022 On Campus
6 weeks 1 August – 9 September 2022 On Campus
12 weeks 19 September – 9 December 2022 On Campus
6 weeks  31 October – 9 December 2022 On Campus
12 weeks  9 January – 24 March 2023* On Campus
6 weeks  13 February – 24 March 2023* On Campus
6 weeks 1  May – 9 June 2023 On Campus
12 weeks 19 June – 8 September 2023 On Campus
6 weeks 31 July – 8 September 2023 On Campus

There is also an online pre-sessional English course delivered by Oxford International Education Group that you can choose to undertake. The number of terms you complete will depend on your current English level.

English Language Test

As an alternative to IELTS or the equivalent, the University of Dundee recognises the English Language Level Test (ELLT) delivered by Oxford International English Test Centre for entry to the International College Dundee. The ELLT is a three-step assessment taken to ascertain your current English language level and can be completed 100% online. Depending on your score you will either continue direct onto your chosen IIM programme at ICD or be advised to enrol onto a pre-sessional course.

Entry requirements

To gain entry to the IIM course, you need to meet the below academic and English language criteria detailed below. 

Course Academic Requirements English Language Requirements
IIM One term

Ordinary degree

IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5

IIM One term + 6-week PSE

IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.0 except writing which must be 5.5

IIM Two term

Qualifying diploma or ordinary degree

IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5

IIM Two term + 6-week PSE

IELTS 5.0 with no less than 4.5

IIM Two term + 12-week PSE

IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0

For country specific entry requirements contact us directly.

Core modules

The number of core modules you complete depends on your chosen IIM route. These modules are designed to develop your study skills and support you in progressing to your postgraduate degree:

Subject One Term Two Term
English for Masters Preparation 1     
English for Masters Preparation 2      
Communication Skills     
Postgraduate Study in the UK     


Continuation degrees

When you apply to International College Dundee you make your continuation degree choice from a wide selection of well-regarded academic routes.

View our Incorporated Masters continuation degrees

View our full list of continuation degrees 2022-23

Contact International College Dundee