Premasters program at Royal Roads University in Canada

Pre-Master's Program

Pre-Master’s Program (PMP)

Advance your English language, study skills and academic knowledge, so that you are fully prepared to meet the demands of graduate-level study.

What This Program Gives You

You will improve your English language, academic, critical thinking, public speaking and interpersonal skills. These skills will provide you with the base for successfully completing a graduate degree.

Who This Program Is For

Ambitious international students who want to study a graduate degree at Royal Roads University, but who do not meet the entry requirements for direct entry.

Entry Requirements

Minimum English language level of IELTS 5.5, TOEFL 60 or Password 5.5 and Academic "B" (3.00/4.33) GPA. See all entry requirements

Tuition and fees 

Find out the specific tuition and fees for the Pre-Master's Program. 

Program Curriculum (January to April, or May to July, or September to December)

  • Critical Thinking
  • Accounting
  • Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
  • Intensive English Program - Advanced

Program Curriculum (September to April, or January to July, or May to December)

  • Academic Listening and Note-Taking
  • Speaking: Discourse and Presentation Skills
  • Academic Reading
  • Academic Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Accounting*
  • Public Speaking and Presentation Skills
  • Intensive English Program - Advanced

* Not required for the Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication (MAIIC) and Master of Arts in Tourism Management (MATM)

Progress to Your Graduate Degree

Once you complete the program, and achieve the required grades, you will progress to one of the following graduate degrees at Royal Roads University:

Study plan options

IELTS Intakes Semester 1 Semester 2 18-24 months
6.5 May for MGM and MATM
August for MGM and MAIIC

  Graduate degree (direct entry)
6.0 January, May or September   PMP Graduate degree
5.5 January, May or September PMP PMP Graduate degree

Entry requirements

English language

  • 2 semester course:
    • IELTS 5.5
    • Password 5.5
    • TOEFL 60
  • 1 semester course:
    • IELTS 6.0
    • Password 6.0
    • TOEFL 68


  • “B” (3.00/4.33) GPA

Manuel from Venezuela testimonial at Royal Roads University

"The Pre-Master's Program is excellent. You can take courses like financial accounting, public speaking, and critical thinking."

Manuel from Venezuela Master of Global Management

Royal Roads University International Study Centre