Students who do not meet the entry requirements either because of a low classification in their undergraduate degree or their prior field of studies that is unrelated to the major they wish to pursue, a pre-master’s programme is the right choice for you! The programme is designed to a certain extent that will bring the academic level on a par with a 2:2 degree classification. Pre-masters provides progression to a number of postgraduate degree options. It gives you the vital skills and academic qualifications so as to succeed in a postgraduate degree.
It is a 3 to 9 month programme in UK. Whereas in Australia, it will take 1.5 year to complete pre-masters - 6 months of Graduate Certificate and 12 months of Graduate Diploma.