University of Surrey International Study Centre
To study on the International Foundation Year you need to meet the following requirements:
*If your qualification or country is not listed then please contact us for more information.
*If your qualification is not listed then please contact us for more information.
Required English language level*
International Foundation Year
Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 overall(minimum 5.0 in all subskills)**
1 semester English Language Preparation (for International Foundation Year)
Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.0 overall(minimum 4.5 in all subskills)**
2 semester English Language Preparation (for International Foundation Year)
Academic IELTS for UKVI 4.5 overall(minimum 4.0 in all subskills)**
* The English language entry requirements stated are for information regarding entry to the course. If you require a UK visa to study, depending on the type of visa you need, the English language requirements and valid English tests to satisfy the UK visa criteria may differ.
** If you do not need a Tier 4 visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.
To study on the Pre-Masters preparation programme you need to meet the following requirements:
Academic: A recognised degree or diploma in a relevant subject.
Country of residence/nationality: International students only may apply. Applications from HEU students* are not accepted – see note below.
Bachelors degree (ordinary or honours)
Associate Degree/Higher Diploma/Professesional Diploma in a related subject
Bachelor's degree or HND in a related subject A/75%/4.00
Bachelor's degree pass
Bachelor's degree or Higher Diploma with GPA 3.0 from Instituto de Formação Turística (Institute for Tourism Studies) or Instituto Politécnico de Macau (Macao Polytechnic Institute)
Advanced Diploma in a related subject area (A, B & C/2.0+). A tertiary qualification at degree or equivalent level from a recognised institution/Advanced Diploma or other equivalent qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
3 Year B.Comm overall 65%
Recognised first degree (45% plus) or 3 year B.Comm or equivalent (65% plus)
Bachelors degree with GPA of 2.5 on the 4.0 scale or 3 year Advanced Diploma in related subject with B+/3.3/4.0
Successful completion of 3 year Bachelor Honours degree with grade average of 55%; 4 year Bachelors degree with grade average of 50%.
Specialist Diploma Baklavar with 3.0/5 GPA overall.
Successful completion of Bachelor degree or
Polytechnic Diploma in a related subject area (A, B & C/2.0+)
Recognised first degree (45% plus) or 3 year Diploma or equivalent (65% plus)
Bachelors degree with grade average of 60% or CGPA 2.0+
Bachelor's degree / Higher Diploma of Education with GPA 2.0+
Recognised first degree, Bakalavr, or Ukrainian Diploma with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades)
Recognised first degree, Bakalavr, Specialist Diploma or Uzbek Diploma (4/5 years - 56%+)
*If your qualification or country is not listed, please contact us for more information.
Academic IELTS for UKVI 6.0 overall (minimum 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in other skills)**
Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 overall (minimum 5.5 in all subskills)**
1-semester English for Pre-Masters
Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.0 overall (minimum 5.0 in all subskills)**
2-semester English for Pre-Masters
Academic IELTS for UKVI 4.5 overall (minimum 4.5 in all subskills)**
There is a very high level of competition for degree places at the University of Surrey. The number of students applying from within the UK and the European Union region are especially high. Therefore, we do not accept HEU* students. We strongly recommend that these students consider joining an A Level programme.
*Definition of HEU students HEU (Home/EU) students include the following categories: