How to apply  Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Whichever study option you choose to apply for, you’ll need to meet certain entry requirements to be accepted onto the degree you’ve selected. 

There are two basic entry requirements that you will need to meet: academic requirements and English language requirements.

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Academic entry requirements

Academic entry requirements show that you have a suitable educational background and the necessary grades to start a given course or degree.   

Typically, you’ll need to have: 

  • Completed a minimum number of years of high school level study to start a bachelor’s degree

  • Earned a bachelor’s degree in order to start a master’s degree

English language entry requirements 

In order to study at a university based in an English-speaking country, you’ll need to have an acceptable level of English language proficiency.  

To prove this, you’ll generally have to undergo tests such as:


International English Language Testing System


Test of English as a Foreign Language

Kaplan iBT

Kaplan’s equivalent to the TOEFL internet-based test


Duolingo English Test


Pearson Test of English

Download guides to accepted tests for US and UK universities

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