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The Advanced Diploma in Research Theory and Practice in English - Business Management (Cambridge International Pre-Master’s) is a nine-month, full-time programme for students wishing to prepare for study at master’s degree level at a leading English-speaking university. The course aims to develop students’ abilities in research methods and practices, their English language and academic literacy skills, and understanding of current and emerging themes in Business Management. The course is next due to run in 2023-24 with applications expected to open in July 2022. Please register your interest in this course using the form on the right-hand side of this page to receive the latest news and updates.

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The Advanced Diploma in Research Theory and Practice in English - Business Management (Cambridge International Pre-Master’s) programme is designed to

  • provide students with the necessary English language and academic literacy skills to conduct an independent research project
  • develop students’ skills as independent and critical researchers in preparation for Master's level study in the UK or other English speaking countries
  • enhance students’ knowledge and understanding of key and emerging Business Management themes

Past events

Research Proposal Workshop - 1 December 2021. Watch the recording.

Virtual Open Day - 23 February 2022. Watch the recording.

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