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For Entry:

  •   One Term: 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

SubjectOne TermTwo Term
Energy and Sustainability    
Health Education and Social Sciences    
Nursing and Health    



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.


Online Pre-sessional English (OPSE)

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. It is delivered by Oxford International Education Group.

6 week OPSE12 week OPSE
22 February - 2 April 2021 1 March - 21 May 2021
12 April - 21 May 2021


Entry requirements

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

CourseAcademic RequirementsEnglish 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:

SubjectOne TermTwo Term
English for Masters Preparation 1    
English for Masters Preparation 2    
Business English    
Postgraduate Study in the UK    

 These modules support students as they prepare for their postgraduate studies, extending and developing existing language and academic study skills.

These modules support students as they prepare for their postgraduate studies, extending and developing existing language and academic study skills.

This module embeds language and skills acquisition in the study of contemporary business practice and issues, including the growth of e-commerce and the impact of the Internet, environmental concerns and the significance of ethical considerations and sustainability.

Students engage in gathering and evaluating information from a wide range of written sources, including academic and professional journals and other publications and also make extensive use of the Internet, whilst developing their written, oral and visual communication skills and engaging in teambuilding and group activities.

Continuation degrees

Our IIM gives you access to a wide selection of degrees at the University of Dundee.

View our continuation degrees



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