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.
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:
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’s equivalent to the TOEFL internet-based test
Duolingo English Test
Pearson Test of English
Entry requirements by region
Explore the entry requirements for studying in the USA, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Each region has its own unique requirements, including academic qualifications, language tests, and visa rules. This section breaks down what you’ll need for each region.
Download guides to accepted tests for US and UK universities