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Master's Qualifying Programme (MQP)

The Master’s Qualifying Programme is available as a one, two or three-term programme, with progression* opportunity to a wide range of Master’s degrees at Coventry University. You will study your Master's programme at our state-of-the-art Centre located at the heart of the Coventry University campus.

The Master’s Qualifying Programme is available as a one, two or three-term programme. It can offer you progression* to a wide range of Master’s degrees.

Who is this programme designed for?

This programme is designed to prepare international students for postgraduate study in the UK. The MQP will allow you to improve your English while learning the study skills and research methods that you will need during your Master’s degree studies. Depending on the length of the programme you study, you may also study academic modules relating to your chosen progression route.

How long will I study for?

Each term is divided into seven to eight teaching weeks, one reading week and an assessment week. You will undertake up to 25 hours of classroom-based study per week.

What will I study?

1 term

If you study this programme, you will study two compulsory units of research study skills, including a major project, plus English language.

2 terms

If you study this programme, you will study two compulsory units of research project, personal and professional development, plus English language. You will also choose an additional academic subject unit, depending on your intended progression degree.

3 terms

If you study this programme, you will study two compulsory units of a research project, personal and professional development, plus English language. You will also choose two additional academic subject units, depending on your intended progression degree.

Academic subject units are arranged by pathway, and include:

Business

  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
  • Strategic Thinking

Medical and Life Sciences

  • Statistical Analysis of Scientific Data 
  • Pharmacology and Drugs
  • Molecular Biology

Engineering

  • Analytical Methods for Engineers
  • Business Management techniques for Engineers
  • Mechanical Principles

Social Sciences

  • Psychology for Social Scientists
  • International Development, Law and Education

Modules are subject to availability and you will be guided onto the best combination of academic modules for your intended degree when you arrive at ONCAMPUS Coventry. 

How will I be assessed?

Each module will have an assessment schedule, which will be completed by the end of the appropriate term. Assessments will be designed to demonstrate learning across the individual modules of the programme and to allow you to experience a wide range of the assessment methods used in UK postgraduate programmes. 

Assessments will include coursework, essays, reports and other structured assignments, oral examination and unseen written examinations.

*Progression is subject to meeting the specified entry criteria.

Programme details:

Course length: 1, 2 or 3 terms
Minimum age: 21+
Hours per week: up to 25

Dates and Fees:

No. of terms Programme dates

Tuition fees per programme

(Standard)

Tuition fees per programme

(Lab Based)

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1 08 January 2018 - 16 March 2018 £4,665 £4,665 May 2018
2 08 January 2018 - 10 June 2018 £9,330 £9,990 Sept 2018
3 08 January 2018 – 17 August 2018 £13,995 £14,985 Sept 2018
1 26 March 2018 – 10 June 2018 £4,665 £4,665 Sept 2018
2 26 March 2018 – 17 August 2018 £9,330 £9,990 Sept 2018
1 11 June 2018 – 17 August 2018 £4,665 £4,665 Sept 2018
1 24 September 2018 – 18 December 2018  £4,665 £4,665 Jan 2019
2 24 September 2018 – 15 March 2019 £9,330 £9,990 May 2019
3 24 September 2018 – 09 June 2019 £13,995 £14,985 Sept 2019
1 07 January 2019 – March 2019 £4,665 £4,665 May 2019

All programmes are subject to a £300 registration fee and a £2,200 refundable deposit.

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