Undergraduate Entry Requirements

UK Standard academic entry requirements

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Before you apply for an undergraduate degree course, please check the entry requirements to ensure you are able to study.

There are standard minimum academic requirements for admission onto any undergraduate degree course, as well as specific entry requirements for each course. Applicants should therefore check the specific entry requirements for the course they are interested in.

We accept a range of UK qualifications and consider wider experience when offering places.

In order to be accepted onto an undergraduate degree course, you must hold the following qualifications or equivalent as a minimum: 

We require candidates to demonstrate good levels of literacy and numeracy, holding passes in English and Mathematics at the following levels: 

  • Scottish National 5 (grades A, B or C)
  • Scottish Standard Grade (grades 1, 2 or 3)
  • Scottish Intermediate 2 (grades A, B or C)
  • GCSE (A, B or C)
  • Irish Leaving Certificate Ordinary level (grade C2 or higher)

Passes in at least five subjects including at least three Scottish Highers (grade C or higher).

We are happy to consider other alternative combinations of qualifications and experience, when we make an offer including:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Scottish Baccalaureate / Professional Baccalaureate / Welsh Baccalaureate (Advanced Diploma)

In addition to the qualifications listed above, we will consider a range of factors when assessing your application.

  • Passes in at least five subjects including at least two passes at GCE Advanced Level (grade C or higher)
  • Irish Leaving Certificate with passes in at least three subjects at Higher level (grade H4/C or highers

EU & International (non-EU) academic entry requirements

We welcome applications for undergraduate study from across the world (EU and international non-EU students) studying a wide range of international qualifications. 

Our entry requirements for international students need an equivalent qualification to those advertised on each degree. Equivalences can be found using the UK National Recognition Information Centre.

English language requirements

Find out more about English Language Requirements for our courses.


Application guide

Please see below some further information on how you can apply and make your university application as smooth as possible.

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