Preparation for Higher Education


Three students relax and chat in the Red Bar in the Arts Centre.Our Pre-Masters Programme is a 1-year full-time course that provides an entry route for international students onto selected taught Masters degrees in Business and Management, Computing and IT, Education, English, Health and Social Care, or History.

It will help you improve your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English, as well as introducing you to academic research methods and enhancing your knowledge of the subject you would like to study.

Upon successful completion of the Pre-Masters Programme you will achieve a guaranteed place on a one-year, full-time Edge Hill University Masters degree in your chosen subject area.


Two students walk near the Hub in the centre of the campus.

Based in 160 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, the Edge Hill University campus is a unique and inspirational place to study. Industry standard resources and cutting edge technology combine to make an interactive and highly advanced teaching and learning environment.

Everything you could want is on one site, from fantastic modern spaces in which you can study and socialise, to more than 2,200 rooms in halls of residence, and 60 acres of sport and leisure facilities.

You should refer to the relevant subject page for specific information about the facilities in your intended subject area. You can also take a virtual tour of the University with our campus gallery.

Open Days

A prospective student and her father speak to a student guide during an open day.If you are considering  studying at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into the student experience is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day.

You can tour the campus, including the halls of residence, with a student guide. There will also be opportunities to attend presentations and view subject facilities.

Alternatively, if you are unable to attend an open day, we offer a range of other events for prospective students, including monthly campus tours.

View open day dates and book your place