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Select your country/region below to find details of the international qualifications we accept for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

Please also check the specific grades and essential subjects required for your chosen course by checking our individual course pages.

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence of your English language skills. For a complete list of the English language qualifications we accept, including where we are able to waive an English condition based on certain local qualifications, please see our English Language requirements.

Some of our courses offer advanced entry routes that enable students to gain exemption from Year 1 of study and go directly into Year 2 or sometimes 3. Advanced Entry is not available on all courses, and entry requirements may vary. For more information, please have a look at the relevant course page or contact our Admissions and Access Team at [email protected].

If your country/region is not listed or you have specific questions about your qualifications then please email our International recruitment team at [email protected].

If don’t meet the required academic or English-language criteria for entry onto our degrees, INTO University of Stirling’s integrated academic programmes offer progression to a wide range of undergraduate degrees.

Albania

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Certificate of Secondary School Education, with an average 4.0/5.0, plus completion of a recognised Foundation programme.

Postgraduate

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Diplomë e Nivelit të Pare / Bachelor with a minimum of 8/10

Argentina

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Undergraduate

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 6/10 in the Licenciado/Licenciatura.

Armenia

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Undergraduate

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Certificate of Secondary School Education, with an average 4.0/5.0, plus completion of a recognised Foundation programme.

Postgraduate

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Australia

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Undergraduate

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Year 12: average grades of at least 70%

Postgraduate

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Minimum of Second Class, Lower Division/Credit/Division B/Division 2 in 4 year bachelor's (Honours) degree

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Austria

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Undergraduate

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  • Reifeprüfungszeugnis/Maturazeugnis with a minimum score of 2.0 (gut) in all subjects.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - We welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme.  We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes.  Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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Minimum average of 3.0 in a bachelor's degree or Fachhochschuldiplom/Diplom (FH).

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Azerbaijan

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Azerbaijan to complete a Foundation Year for entry to undergraduate study. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes.  

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

Please contact [email protected] with any queries you may have. 

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 71% or 3.9 in a Specialist Diploma or Bakalavr degree.

Bahrain

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Bahrain to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes.

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

Please contact [email protected] with any queries you may have.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 2.7/4 in a Bachelor's degree from Bahrain.

Bangladesh

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Bangladesh to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes.

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

Please contact [email protected] with any queries you may have.

Postgraduate

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We will consider applications to Master degrees from graduates of Bangladeshi Higher Education Institutes recognised by UK ENIC (formerly UK NARIC). Applicants must have either:

  • A 4-year Bachelor’s degree 60% or GPA of 2.7/4, or
  • A Masters in addition to a 3-year Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% or GPA of 2.7/4

Belarus

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Belgium

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Undergraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 70% or 7.0 of 10 (overall) in the following qualifications:

Certificate d'Enseignement Secondaire Superieur

Diploma van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs

Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts

We also accept the European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme

International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 12/20 or 60% in the following qualifications:

Licence

Licentiaat

Bachelors degree

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Bhutan

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Undergraduate

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  • Matura with an average 4.0/5.0.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Botswana

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Undergraduate

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding an average of B in Masters Degree from a Botswanian institution.

Brazil

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Undergraduate

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Completion of High School with average grades of 8.5/10

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 6.5/10 or equivalent in Titulo de Bacharel / Licenciado / Professional title (4 years)

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Brunei

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of BBC at A level for entry to most undergraduate programmes.  Some programmes may stipulate subject specific entry criteria.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of a second class, lower division Bachelor's degree (Honours).

Bulgaria

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Undergraduate

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  • Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie with 5 in all school leaving and state maturity examinations and 5 in all final year subjects.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 4/6 in a bachelor's degree or Professional bachelor's degree.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Cambodia

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Undergraduate

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 3.0/4 or 70% in a Masters degree from a Cambodian institution.

Cameroon

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Cameroon to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes. 

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 12/20 in the following qualifications:

  • Diplôme d'Ingénieur
  • Diplome d'Etudes Superieures de Commerce (DESC)

Canada

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Undergraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding the Canadian High School or Secondary School Diploma with an average of 75% in Grade 12.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding a minimum 2.8/4 or 70% or B in a Bachelor's (Honours) degree or a Professional Degree.

Chile

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Chile to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes.

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 5.0 in the Licenciaturo.

China

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Undergraduate

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Direct entry to Year 1

  • 3-year Chinese Senior Secondary (Senior High) School Graduation Certificate with 70% overall.
  • 2-year Chinese Huikao exam result 75% overall (Provinces without Huikao exams, students can apply with 75% overall from 6 modules).

Chinese Gaokao with a score of:

  • 420 of 750 Majority of China
  • 370 of 660 Shanghai
  • 504 of 900 Hainan

Other qualifications:

Foundation qualification from pathway providers or universities will be considered for Year 1 entry.

Find out more about our pathway options.

Direct entry to Year 2

Chinese Gaokao with a score of:

  • 495 of 750 Majority of China
  • 435 of 660 Shanghai
  • 594 of 900 Hainan

Foundation qualification from pathway providers or universities will be considered for Year 2 entry.

Postgraduate

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  • Graduating with a minimum of 65% in a four year Bachelor’s degree from a 211 or 985 university.
  • Graduating with a minimum of 70% in a four year Bachelor’s degree from other universities.

Applicants who hold China diploma with relevant work experience, or China adult/self-taught undergraduate qualification will be also considered for direct entry.    

Colombia

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Croatia

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Undergraduate

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  • Svjedodžba o Maturi/Državna Matura with an average at grade 3 or above.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes.  Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 3.0/5 in Diploma Visokog Obrazovanja or Baccalaureus/Baccalaurea.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Cyprus

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Undergraduate

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Cypriot Apolytirion

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The University welcomes applications from students holding an overall score of 17.5 in the Cypriot Apolytirion.

International Baccalaureate

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We welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

European Baccalaureate

We consider the European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 6.5 in the Ptychion for most Master level programmes.

Czech Republic

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Undergraduate

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  • Vysvědčení o maturitní zkoušce (Maturita) with an overall grade 2.5 (2,2,3,3) or better.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 2 in Bakalar

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Denmark

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Undergraduate

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Studentereksamen

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The University welcomes applications from students holding an average score of 7 in the Studentereksamen/HF depending on the programme.

International Baccalaureate

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We welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

European Baccalaureate

We consider the European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.

Postgraduate

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Candidatus Philosophiae

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 4 in their undergraduate degree programme.

Ecuador

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Ecuador to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes. 

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 7/10 in the Titulo de Licenciado.

Egypt

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Egypt to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes. 

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 2.5/4 or 65% in a Bachelor degree.

Estonia

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Undergraduate

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  • Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with grade 4 overall and grade 5 in two School Exams.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 3 or C or 70% in Bachelor Degree or Professional or Specialist Higher Education Diploma.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Eswatini

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a Masters degree.

Finland

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Undergraduate

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  • Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen (Matriculation Examination) with M (Grade 5) in all subjects.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 1.5/3 or 3/5 in Kandidat or Kandidaatti.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

France

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  • The University welcomes applications from students holding an overall score of 12 in the French Baccalaureate/OIB/BFI.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding 11 in the Licence for most Master level programmes.

Should you hold any other qualifications, such as the Diplome d'Ingenieur, please contact [email protected] for further information on the grades required for entry.

Gambia

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Georgia

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Georgia to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes. 

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

We can also accept the European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.

International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 75% in a Bachelor's degree or Specialist Diploma.

Germany

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Undergraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a score of a minimum 2.2 in the German Abitur depending on the programme being applied for. Please contact Admissions on [email protected] for further details.

We can also consider the European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.

International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 2.8 in the Diploma/Staatsprufung for entry to most Master level programmes.

Ghana

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Undergraduate

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High school leavers with WAEC (West Africa Examinations Council)/WASSCE (West African Senior School Certificate Examination) are eligible to apply for direct entry to the University if they have a minimum of 5 grades at B or above, and no grade below C. Where there are individual subject requirements, applicants must have a minimum B in that subject or equivalent. Find out more about our Foundation and pathway options. (Updated 9 November 2022) 

We also welcome applications from students who have completed one year of university study.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from Ghanaian applicants holding a minimum 2.2 degree from a recognised university (CGPA 2.5/4, C+, 65%). Applicants from institutions affiliated to Ghanaian universities may be asked to achieve a higher standard for entry

Greece

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Undergraduate

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Apolytirion

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The University welcomes applications from students holding an overall score of 17.5 in the Apolytirion of Geniko Lykeio for entry to most undergraduate programmes.

International Baccalaureate

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We welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

European Baccalaureate

We consider the European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 6.0/10 in the Pytchion from an AEI for entry to most Masters-level programmes.

The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 6.5/10 in the Pytchion from a TEI for entry to most Masters-level programmes.

Hong Kong (SAR)

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Holders of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or A - Levels obtained locally, will be considered for direct admission to Undergraduate Degree courses for both Year 1 and Year 2 entry. Details of the required subjects and grades for each degree can be found on course webpages.

Completed Hong Kong Higher Diplomas and Hong Kong Associate Degrees with a GPA of 2.9-3.3 may also be acceptable for Year 2 entry. Contact our Admissions team for course specific entry requirements from these programmes.

Direct Entry to Undergraduate courses from HKDSE

Year 1 Entry
A-Level BBB-BBC equivalent courses
3-3-3 in three subjects from core or elective subjects

Year 2 Entry
Year 1 ABB equivalent courses (Law for example)
4-3-3 in three subjects from core or elective subjects

  • Where specific A-Levels are required for any course, an elective in that subject will be required from HKDSE category A electives.
  • We do not accept Integrated / Combined Science electives for degrees that require a full A-level subject in that area (Biology for example).

Where A-level Maths is required for any course, you will need to take Extended Mathematics. We accept both M1: Calculus and Statistics and M2: Algebra and Calculus.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from applicants holding a minimum grade of a 2.2 equivalent (2.3 GPA, C+) in a four year Bachelor’s degree (Honours).

English language requirements

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We also accept HKDSE English in place of IELTS, below are the required grades.

IELTS: 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill
HKDSE: Overall 3 with a minimum 3 in each skill

IELTS: 7.0 with 6.5 in each skill
HKDSE: Overall 4 with a minimum 4 in each skill

Please also check the specific grades required for your chosen course by checking our individual course pages.

Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English and within the last five years. We require an official letter from your university or college. This waiver does not apply for courses that require higher than an IELTS 6.0.

For further advice please email [email protected].

Hungary

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  • Erettségi Vizsga with an average at grade 3.5.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 3.0 in Egyetemi Oklevel (Diploma).

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

India

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Direct Entry to 1st Year:

Year 12 Grade – cumulative score of 65% and above from the following state boards:

  • CBSE
  • ISC/ICSE
  • Metro state boards (Delhi, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal)

Students from other state boards will require Year 12 Grade – cumulative score of 75%.

Advanced Entry to 2nd Year:

Year 12 Grade – cumulative score of 75% and above from the following state boards:

  • CBSE
  • ISC/ICSE
  • Metro state boards (Delhi, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal)

Advanced entry is possible on a range of courses. Student applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

Advanced entry options for students who have scored 35 in the International Baccalaureate or GCE A-Levels ABB in one sitting will also be considered on a case by case basis.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from applicants graduating with 50% from Tier 1 College/University (namely University of Mumbai, University of Calcutta, University of Delhi) or graduating with 55% from a Tier 2 College/University.

Indonesia

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Undergraduate

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Direct Entry to 1st Year: Successful completion of SMA/MA with GPA of 3.0 or above or ‘Baik’ rating plus IELTS

We also welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

Postgraduate

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The Sajarna degree (S1) is considered equivalent to a UK Bachelor's degree. We welcome applications from students holding a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or above.

Iran

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Undergraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students who have completed the Pre-University Certificate with minimum score of 17/20.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 13/20 in a Bachelor's degree or Professional Doctorate.

Iraq

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Iraq to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes.

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 70% in Masters degree.

Italy

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  • The University welcomes applications from students holding the Diploma di Esame di Stato with an overall score of 75/100.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of score of 90/110 in the following qualifications:

  • Diploma di Laurea;
  • Diploma Accademico di Primo Livello;
  • Diploma di Mediatore Linguistico;
  • Licenza di Accademia di Belle Arti.

Japan

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Direct entry to 1st Year:

We require school leavers with a kōtōgakkō Sotsugyoshomeisho to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about our Foundation and pathway options. 

We also welcome applications from students who have completed one year of university study in Japan.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 65% or Grade C or GPA 2.0/4.0 in a Bachelor's degree.

Jordan

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Jordan to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. See more information regarding the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes.

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 2.5/4 in a 4 year Bachelor degree.

Kazakhstan

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Kazakhstan to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes. 

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 3.5/5.0 or 2.67/4 in a Bachelor's degree or Specialist Diploma.

Kenya

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Undergraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum Grade B or above with any required subjects at B+ (see individual course pages for details).

Students with IB, A-Levels or the American High School Diploma can also be considered for direct entry. Please see individual course pages for requirements.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum second class, lower division Bachelor degree or a minimum of 50% in a Bachelor's Degree.

Kuwait

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Undergraduate

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Direct Entry to 1st Year:

We require school leavers to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about our Foundation and pathway options. 

Students with IB, A-Levels or the American High School Diploma can be considered for direct entry. Please see individual course pages for requirements.

We also welcome applications from students who have completed one year of university study in Kuwait.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding Bachelor’s degrees with a minimum CGPA of 2.6/4.0 from a recognised university in Kuwait.

Latvia

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Undergraduate

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  • Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību with an average grade 7.5 overall.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Lebanon

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Undergraduate

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Successful completion of Baccalaureate General with minimum grade of 15/20.

Students with IB, A-Levels or the American High School Diploma can also be considered for direct entry. Please see individual course pages for requirements.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum Bachelor/Licence/Maitrise: 70% or Grade C.

Libya

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Undergraduate

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Direct Entry to 1st Year:

We require school leavers to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about our Foundation and pathway options.

We also welcome applications from students who have completed one year of university study in Libya.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding Bachelor's degrees with a minimum of 65% or CGPA of 2.5/4.0 from a recognised university in Libya.

Lithuania

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Undergraduate

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  • Brandos Atestatas with an average grade 7.5 overall.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 7/10 in bachelor's degree.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Luxembourg

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Undergraduate

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  • Diplome de fin d'etudes secondaires with overall mark of 42 (Bien).
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Macau

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Undergraduate

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Successful completion of Form 6 with average grade of 75%

Postgraduate

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Minimum GPA of 2.7 in bachelor's degree or Licenciatura

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Malaysia

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Undergraduate

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Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

We welcome applications from students holding the STPM with 3 subjects, and with minimum grades of BBB, or UEC with an average grade of 75% or above.

International Baccalaureate

We consider the full diploma with overall points between 26 - 34 depending on the course. We may also stipulate certain subjects for some courses.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding Bachelor’s degrees with a minimum of 2.5 or above from a recognised university in Malaysia.

English language requirements

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Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English and within the last five years. We require an official letter from your university or college. This waiver does not apply for courses that require higher than an IELTS 6.0.

For further advice please email [email protected].

Maldives

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Undergraduate

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BBC at A level

Postgraduate

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Minimum GPA of 2.8 from Maldives National University

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Malta

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Undergraduate

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  • Matriculation Certificate achieve grades BC at Advanced Level.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Mauritius

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Undergraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of BBC at A level for entry to most undergraduate programmes. Some programmes may stipulate subject-specific entry criteria.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of a second class, upper division (minimum 60%) Bachelor's degree (Honours).

Mexico

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Undergraduate

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We require school leavers to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes. We also welcome applications from students who have completed one year of university study.

Alternative Qualifications:

The University accepts a variety of qualifications for entry to undergraduate study, such as:

International Baccalaureate

GCE A Levels

American High School Diploma/ SATs/ APs

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding a minimum of 7.0/10 in the Licentiatura/Licenciado for most of our Masters level courses.

Moldova

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Undergraduate

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Diploma de Baccalaureat (Year 12) with minimum grade of 8/10

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 8/10 in bachelor's Degree or Diploma of Higher Education

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Montenegro

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Undergraduate

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Matura, with an average 4.0/5.0

Postgraduate

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Myanmar

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Myanmar to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. For further information regarding the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes.

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 3.0/4 or 60% in a Masters degree.

Nepal

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Undergraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed the HSC Year 12, with a minimum of 75%.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 70% in 4 year Bachelor's degree.

Netherlands

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Undergraduate

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  • The University welcomes applications from students holding an average grade of 6.8 in the Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO).
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 6/10 in a Bachelor's degree or Doctoraal.

New Zealand

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Undergraduate

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University Entrance Certificate

or, University Entrance Certificate with National Certificate in Educational Achievement Level 3

or, University Entrance Certificate with New Zealand Bursaries Certificate, with average grade of 65% or above

Postgraduate

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Minimum average of B- in 4 year bachelor's Honours degree

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Nigeria

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Undergraduate

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High-school leavers with WAEC (West Africa Examinations Council)/NECO (National Examinations Council) are eligible to apply for direct entry to the University if they have a minimum of 5 grades at B or above, and no grade below C. Where there are individual subject requirements, applicants must have a minimum B in that subject or equivalent. Find out more about our Foundation and pathway options. (Updated 9 November 2022)

Students with a National Diploma (two years of post-school study) with ‘Upper Credit’ or higher (CGPA 3.0/4.0) may be eligible for direct entry to year 1 of undergraduate courses.

Students with IB, A-Levels or the American High School Diploma can be considered for direct entry. Please see individual course pages for requirements.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from Nigerian students holding a minimum of a second-class, lower division bachelor's degree (CGPA 2.50/5.00) for entry to most of our Masters-level courses. 

Norway

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Undergraduate

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  • The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 3.5 in the Norwegian Vitnemal for entry to most undergraduate programmes.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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For entry to our postgraduate courses the following qualifications are equivalent to a UK bachelor's degree:

  • Bachelor degree (courses after 2003) – we would accept 2.8 or higher
  • Candidatus Magisterii (courses before 2002)
  • Sivilingeniør (siv.Ing. Engineering) - minimum of grade C
  • Siviløkonom (siv. øk - Economics) - minimum of grade C

Oman

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Undergraduate

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Direct Entry to 1st Year:

We require school leavers to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about our Foundation and pathway options. 

Students with IB, A-Levels or the American High School Diploma can be considered for direct entry. Please see individual course pages for requirements.

We also welcome applications from students who have completed one year of university study in Oman.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding Bachelors degrees with a minimum CGPA of 2.3/4.0 from a recognised University in Oman.

Pakistan

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Undergraduate

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Direct entry to Year 1

  • Successful completion of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)/Intermediate, with an overall minimum of 75%, and 75% in subjects where there is a specific requirement (see individual course pages for details).
  • Successful completion of 1 year at university with an overall minimum of 75%, and 75% in subjects where there is a specific requirement (see individual course pages for details).

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected]

Postgraduate

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  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree GPA of 2.6/4.0 or 60%;
  • 3 year Bachelor’s degree plus a 2 year Master’s degree with a GPA of 2.6/4.0 or 60% (in both Bachelor and Masters);
  • 2 year Bachelor’s degree plus a 2 year Master’s degree with a GPA of 2.6/4.0 or 60% (in both Bachelor and Masters);
  • Individual course requirements may differ.

English language requirements

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Pakistan specific English Language requirements

Undergraduate: An accepted English language qualification.

Postgraduate: Pakistan High School Certificate with 60% or above in English PLUS evidence of a Bachelor's degree that was both taught and examined in English within the last five years. This is typically validated through the submission of a 'medium of instruction' (MOI) letter from a recognised university on the specified list below.

Applicants from institutions not included in this list can fulfil the English language entry requirement for their program through an accepted English language qualification.

  • Aga Khan University Karachi (AKU)
  • Baqai Medical University
  • Air University Islamabad
  • Aitchison College Lahore
  • Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
  • Bahria University (All campuses)
  • Beaconhouse National University (BNU)
  • COMSATS University (Lahore, Islamabad, Wah, Sahiwal, Abbottabad campuses)
  • Dawood University of Engineering and Technology
  • Dow University of Health Sciences
  • FAST-NUCES (All campuses)
  • Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi.
  • Forman Christian College (FC College)
  • Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Sciences and Technology (GIKI)
  • Government College Lahore (GC Lahore)
  • Government College University, Faisalabad
  • Hamdard University Karachi
  • IBA Karachi (Institute of Business Administration Karachi)
  • Institute of Fashion and Design
  • Institute of Management Sciences Peshawar (I.M. Sciences Peshawar)
  • Institute of Space Technology (IST)
  • International Islamic University, Islamabad
  • IQRA University (except Quetta campus)
  • Islamia University, Bahawalpur
  • Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology (PAF-KIET)
  • King Edward Medical University
  • Kinnaird College for Women
  • Lahore College for Women University
  • Lahore School of Economics (LSE)
  • Liaqat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro
  • LUMS (Lahore University of Management Sciences)
  • Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Univeristy of Agriculture.
  • Nadirshaw Edulji Dinshaw University of Engineering and Technology Karachi (NED Karachi)
  • National College of Arts Lahore (NCA)
  • National College of Business Administration & Economics (NCBAE)
  • National Defense University (NDU)
  • National Textile University, Faisalabad
  • National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST NU)
  • National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
  • NUML (National University of Modern Languages) Lahore and Islamabad Campuses
  • Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)
  • Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS)
  • PMAS Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
  • Quaid e Azam University Islamabad
  • Riphah International University
  • Roots IVY International College accredited by University of London (external)
  • Sir Syed (CASE) University of Engineering and Technology
  • SZABIST (Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology) All campuses
  • The University of Faisalabad
  • UMT Lahore (University of Management and Technology)
  • Universal College Lahore (University of London)
  • University of Agriculture Faisalabad - UAF
  • University of Central Punjab
  • University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila and Lahore
  • University of Gujrat
  • University of Health Sciences, Lahore
  • University of Karachi
  • University of Lahore (UOL)
  • University of Sargodha
  • University of South Asia Lahore (USA)
  • University of the Punjab

Panama

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Peru

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Undergraduate

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School leavers are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University.

Applications are welcomed from students who have completed one year of university study.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 12/20 in Grado Academico de Bachiller or Titulo de Licenciado or Titulo (Professional) de (subject area)

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Phillipines

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from the Phillippines to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes. 

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 3.0/4 or equivalent in Masters degree.

Poland

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Undergraduate

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Matura

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The University welcomes applications from Polish applicants holding an average score in the Matura with at least 70% in 3 subjects at an Advanced Level.

International Baccalaureate

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We welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

European Baccalaureate

The university welcomes applications from students taking the European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 4 (or Grade C) in the Licencjat for entry to most Masters-level programmes.

Portugal

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Undergraduate

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  • The University welcomes applications from students holding an average Grade 16 in the Diploma/Certificado Nível Secundário de Educação.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 14/20 in the Licenciado or Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados (DESE).

Qatar

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Qatar to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University.  Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes. 

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 2.2/4.0 in a Bachelor's degree.

Republic of Ireland

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Undergraduate

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Irish Leaving Certificate (Higher Level)

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The University requires applicants holding the Irish Leaving Certificate to have up to five subjects at Honour Levels at grades H2 or H3 depending on the programme of study. Requirements vary depending on the programme and subject area that the applicant is applying to. Please email [email protected] with any specific queries you may have.

International Baccalaureate

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We welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

European Baccalaureate

We consider the European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of a lower second class bachelors degree for entry to most Master-level programmes.

Republic of Macedonia

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Undergraduate

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Certificate of Secondary School Education, with an average 4.0/5.0, plus completion of a recognised Foundation programme

Postgraduate

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Romania

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Undergraduate

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  • Diploma de Bacalaureat with 7.8 overall.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 7.5 in Diploma de Licenta.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Russia

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Undergraduate

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Russia to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes. 

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

We also accept the International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 3/5 in a Bachelor's Degree or Specialist Diploma.

Saudi Arabia

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Undergraduate

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Direct Entry to 1st Year:

We require school leavers to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about our pathway options.

Students with IB, A-Levels or the American High School Diploma can be considered for direct entry. Please see individual course pages for requirements.

We also welcome applications from students who have completed one year of university study in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding Bachelor's degrees with a minimum CGPA 2.5/4.0, 3.0/5.0, or 70%/C from a recognised university in Saudi Arabia.

Serbia

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Undergraduate

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  • Matura, with an average 4.0/5.0.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes.  Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 7.5/10 in Diplomirani or bachelor's.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Singapore

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Undergraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding a BBB at A level for most undergraduate courses. Some courses may stipulate subject specific criteria.

Students who have studied a three year Polytechnic Diploma may be suitable for advanced entry into year 2 or 3 of a related four year undergraduate degree and subject to an assessment by academic department. Some courses are not suitable for advanced entry. In general, a GPA of 3.0 is required for consideration for Level 3 entry, a GPA 2.5 for Level 2 entry.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding a minimum of a second class, lower division (four year) Bachelor's degree (Honours).

English language requirements

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Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English and within the last five years. We require an official letter from your university or college. This waiver does not apply for courses that require higher than an IELTS 6.0.

For further advice please email [email protected].

Slovakia

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Undergraduate

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  • Vysvedčenie o Maturitnej Skúške/Maturita at grade 2.0 overall.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 2.0/4 or Good in Bakalar.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Slovenia

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Undergraduate

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  • Matura at grade 3.5 or above overall.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 7/10 in University degree or Diplomant or Diplomirani.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or +44 (0) 1786 466655.

South Africa

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Undergraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding an average of Grade 5 (60%) across 5 subject areas within the National Senior Certificate.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 60% in 4 year Bachelor's degree (Honours).

South Korea

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Undergraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students who have achieved a Grade 4 or above in the Korean High School Diploma.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students who have achieved a minimum GPA of  2.7/4.3 or 3.0/4.5 in a Bachelor degree.

Spain

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Undergraduate

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  • The University welcomes applications from students holding an average score of 7 in the Titulo de Bachiller.
  • European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.
  • International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 6/10 (old system) or 1.5/4 (new system) in Licenciado or Titulo de Grado.

Sri Lanka

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Undergraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding BBC at A level for entry to most undergraduate programmes. Some programmes may also stipulate subject specific entry criteria.

Postgraduate

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Minimum of B or 3.0/4 or Lower Second in Bachelor's Special or Professional degree

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Sweden

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Undergraduate

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Högskoleförberedande Examen/Slutbetyg från gymnasieskola

The University welcomes applications from students holding the Högskoleförberedande Examen/Slutbetyg från gymnasieskola with E in all subjects and C in 5 final year subjects.

International Baccalaureate

We welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme.  We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes.  Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

European Baccalaureate

The university welcomes applications from students taking the European Baccalaureate with an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum grade of Godkand in the Kandidatexamen, for entry to most Master level programmes.

Switzerland

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Undergraduate

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Swiss Maturity Exam

Certificat de Maturité Federale / Maturitätszeugnis/ Attestato Di Maturità at grade 4.5.

International Baccalaureate

We welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

European Baccalaureate

The University welcomes applications from students studying towards the European Baccalaureate. Normally, applicants are required to obtain an overall score of between 60 - 70%, depending on the programme they are applying to.

Postgraduate

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Diplom/Staatsdiplom

The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 4/6 in the Diplom/Staatsdiplom for entry to most Master level programmes.

Licence

The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 6/10 in the Licence for entry to most Master level programmes.

Diplôme d'Etat

The University welcomes applications from students holding a Gut in the Diplôme d'Etat for entry to most Master level programmes.

Syria

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Undergraduate

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Successful completion of Al Shahada Al Thanawiya with grade average of 85%

Postgraduate

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Minimum of 60% in bachelor's degree

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Taiwan

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Undergraduate

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Direct Entry to 1st Year: Successful completion of Senior High School Diploma with a minimum 75% overall.

Applicants who do not meet these requirements must complete a Foundation programme for entry to the University. Find out more about our Foundation and pathway programmes.

Postgraduate

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Graduating with a minimum of 65% in a four year Bachelor's degree.

English language requirements

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Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English and within the last five years. We require an official letter from your university or college. This waiver does not apply for courses that require higher than an IELTS 6.0.

For further advice please email [email protected].

Tanzania

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Undergraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a Grade B in either the ACSE, COHSC or EAACE. 

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of second class, lower division in Bachelor's degree.

Thailand

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Undergraduate

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Direct Entry to 1st Year: Successful completion of High School Certificate MAW 6, with an overall minimum of 70%/3.5 (Very good) and 3.0 (Good) in any subjects where there is a specific requirement; OR successful completion of year 1 from a recognised University.

International Baccalaureate

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We welcome applications from students studying towards the full International Baccalaureate diploma. Normally, applicants are required to obtain an overall score of between 26 - 34 points, depending on the programme they're applying to. Certain subjects may be stipulated dependent on the course being applied to.

Applicants who do not meet these requirements must complete a Foundation programme for entry to the University. Find out more about our Foundation and pathway programmes.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding a GPA of 2.5 in their undergraduate Bachelor’s degrees for entry to most of our Masters level courses.

English language requirements

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Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English and within the last five years. We require an official letter from your university or college. This waiver does not apply for courses that require higher than an IELTS 6.0.

For further advice please email [email protected].

Turkey

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Undergraduate

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Direct Entry to 1st Year:

We welcome applications from students with the Devlet Lise Diplomasi. Students should have achieved a minimum of 80% overall in Grade 12, with 80% in relevant subjects.

Students with IB, A-Levels or the American High School Diploma can be considered for direct entry. Please see individual course pages for requirements.

We also welcome applications from students who have completed one year of university study in Turkey.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding Bachelor's degrees with a minimum of CGPA of 2.7/4.0 from a recognised university in Turkey.

English language requirements

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Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English and within the last five years. We require an official letter from your university or college. This waiver does not apply for courses that require higher than an IELTS 6.0.

For further advice please email [email protected].

USA

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The University of Stirling welcomes applications on the Common Application as well as UK UCAS application and our Direct Application form available on our website.

American High School Diploma:

We normally require US applicants to hold a combination of the following qualifications for entry; as a minimum, applicants must hold an accredited high school diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale, minimum B average), and one letter of reference.  We will be test-optional for entry to the 2024/2025 academic year until further notice.  If submitting test scores, we ask for any of the following:

  • ACT composite score of 26 or above (with no individual section below 24)
  • SAT - Post March 2016: Score 1200
  • Two AP tests at grade 3 or above (taken in junior or senior year of high school)
  • Two SAT II subject tests with 550-600 in each

School Codes:

College Board/SAT/AP: 9003

ACT: 5513

International Baccalaureate:

We welcome applications from students studying towards the full International Baccalaureate diploma. Normally, applicants are required to obtain an overall score of between 26 - 34 points, depending on the course they're applying to. Certain subjects may be stipulated dependent on the course being applied to.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding a relevant Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.7 for entry to most of our Masters level courses.

Uganda

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Undergraduate

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Completion of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with average grade of B

Postgraduate

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Minimum of Second class lower division or B in bachelor's degree

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

Ukraine

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Undergraduate

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School leavers are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Find out more about the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes. Applications are welcomed from students who have completed one year of university study.

We also accept the International Baccalaureate - we welcome applications from students taking the full diploma with the overall points requirement depending on the programme. We may also stipulate certain HL subjects for some programmes. Further details can be found on our individual course pages.

Postgraduate

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 466655.

United Arab Emirates

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Undergraduate

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High School leavers with the Tawjihiyya are not eligible for direct entry and require a Foundation Year. Find out more about our Foundation and Pathway options.

Students with IB, A-Levels, the American High School Diploma or Indian CBSE can also be considered for direct entry. Please see individual course pages for requirements.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum GPA of 2.5/4 in a Bachelor's degree.

Uruguay

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Undergraduate

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For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 6.5 in Titulo de (subject area) or Titulo de Licenciado.

Uzbekistan

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Venezuela

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Vietnam

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Undergraduate

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High Graduation Examination (HGE)

We normally require students holding Vietnamese secondary school qualifications to complete an appropriate Foundation programme. Find out more about our Foundation and pathway programmes.

International Baccalaureate

We welcome applications from students studying towards the full International Baccalaureate diploma. Normally, applicants are required to obtain an overall score of between 26 - 34 points, depending on the course they're applying to. Certain subjects may be stipulated dependent on the course being applied to.

Postgraduate

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We welcome applications from students holding 6/10 in the Bang Tot Nghiep Dai Hoc or Thac si, for entry to most of our Masters level courses.

English language requirements

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Submission of IELTS and other recognised English language tests may be waived on a case by case basis, if the medium of instruction at previous study was in English and within the last five years. We require an official letter from your university or college. This waiver does not apply for courses that require higher than an IELTS 6.0.

For further advice please email [email protected].

Zambia

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The University of Stirling normally requires school leavers from Zambia to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. Please see the University of Stirling's Foundation programmes.

Additionally, the University will welcome applications from students who have completed one year of relevant university study.

For more details please contact Admissions and Access at [email protected] or on +44 (0) 1786 467044.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of 70% in a Masters degree.

Zimbabwe

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Undergraduate

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The University will accept school leavers with the Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level directly into Year 1, as equivalent to GCE A Levels. Specific requirements are listed on each course page and are typically around BBB.

Postgraduate

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The University welcomes applications from students holding a minimum of second class, lower division Bachelor (Honours) degree.

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