Graduate Diploma


The Graduate Diploma is specifically for students who need to further develop their English language in addition to academic skills and subject knowledge before studying a postgraduate degree.

Upon successful completion of the programme with a 50% pass mark and subject to specific entry requirements, you will be guaranteed consideration for entry on to one of the University of Roehampton’s postgraduate courses.

This course is validated by the University of Roehampton and taught by QA Higher Education, who work in partnership with the University.

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  • Key Facts

    • Duration: 2 terms
    • Tuition fees: £9,500
    • Guaranteed consideration for entry on to University of Roehampton postgraduate degrees on successful completion
  • Key Dates

    • January

The table below shows the modules that you will study on the Graduate Diploma.

Each term contains 18 hours of classroom teaching with a further 10 to 15 hours expected to be used for homework, assessments and further reading.

Module Credits
English for Academic Purposes 40
UK Academic Culture and Study Skills 20
Grammar and Vocabulary for University Study 20
Management and Organisations 20
Quantitative Methods 20

All modules are taught across both terms, with assessments divided across the 24 weeks of the course.

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Entry requirements

Academic requirements

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university
  • For students from China, Da Zhuan Diploma is accepted

English language requirements

  • IELTS 5.5 with no single element below 5.5

If you have any questions regarding our entry requirements or your existing qualifications, you can register your interest and one of our team will contact you, or call +44 (0) 207 656 8425.

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£Tuition fees

The tuition fee for the Graduate Diploma is £9,500.

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Progression options
Graduate Diploma progression


When you successfully complete the Graduate Diploma with a pass mark of 50% or above, you are guaranteed consideration for a place on one of the postgraduate degrees at the University of Roehampton, subject to specific entry requirements.

These may include:

Postgraduate degree Start date/s
Anthropology of Health September
Applied Linguistics and TESOL September
Art Psychotherapy September
Attachment Studies September
Audiovisual Translation September
Biomechanics September
Children’s Literature September
Choreography September
Choreography and Performance: Masters by Research September
Christian Ministry September
Classical Research September
Clinical Neuroscience September
Clinical Nutrition September
Counselling Psychology September
Creative Writing September
Dance Anthropology September
Dance Movement Psychotherapy September
Dramatherapy September
Early Childhood Studies September
Education Leadership and Management September
Education Policy September
Educational Practice September
Film and Screen Cultures September
Health Sciences September
Historical Research September
Human Rights September
Human Rights and International Relations September
Integrative Counselling and Psychology September
International Management January and September
International Management with Finance January and September
International Management with HRM January and September
International Management with Marketing January and September
MBA January and September
Media Communication and Culture September
Music Therapy September
Play Therapy September
Primate Biology, Behaviour and Conservation September
Psychology of Sport and Exercise September
Special Educational Needs September
Specialised Translation September
Sport and Exercise Physiology September
Sport and Exercise Science September
Stress and Health September
Theology and Religious Studies September
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