Information for students applying from Germany

Based in one of the world's most exciting capital cities, we're home to a diverse community of inspiring and determined learners, teachers and innovative thinkers, representing over 150 nationalities. 

Dedicated to employability

We take pride in helping our students reach their goals and succeed in their careers. All of our undergraduate courses include some form of work-related learning, such as a placement, client project or on-campus work experience, and many courses are accredited by professional bodies. 

Budding entrepreneurs can even launch their business ideas with the support and guidance of our business incubator – Accelerator. Our international graduates looking to work in the UK after their studies will even be assisted in finding work opportunities with Tier-2 sponsoring employers.

Get in touch

If you would like more information about the University, our courses, or need some help with your application please contact us:  

Francesca McNulty

Regional Manager (Europe and Latin America)


Tel: +44 20 7320 1340

Want to speak to someone in your own country? Check out our list of local reps!

Key information for students from Germany

Please note: This information is provided as a guide only. Some courses may have specialised entry requirements that are listed on the relevant course page. Please check for any additional subject/course specific requirements before submitting your application.

Academic entry requirements

Type of course



Any one of the following qualifications:

  • Abitur
  • Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife
  • Zeugnis der Fachgebundenen Hochschulreife
  • Zeugnis der Fachhochschulreife

An aggregate mark of 1,0 (sehr gut), 2,0 (gut) and 3,0 (befriedigend) out of 5

Four-year degree including a foundation year  Students who fall slightly below the standard requirements for an undergraduate course may be considered for an available or appropriate foundation year degree programme.

Any one of the following qualifications:

  • Diplom
  • Magister Artium
  • Staatsexamen
  • Bachelor
  • Fachhochschul-Diplom

Marks of 1,0 (Sehr gut) to 2,5 (Gut)

International Foundation Programme

Fachabitur, Fachhochschulreife or Abitur with an aggregate mark between 3.2 (befriedigend) and 4 (ausreichend)

Mathematics and English requirements




We accept the following country-specific qualification(s):

  • 7-10 in advanced english (syllabus on transcript is ea/LK2) in Abitur for standard courses. If a course has a higher english requirement a grade of 12 is required.

We also accept all of these general English language requirements.

Mathematics (if applicable to your course)

Any one of the following qualifications:

  • Realschulabschluss with satisfactory = 7 points out of 15
  • Abitur/Fachhochschulreife/Reifeprüfung/ Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife/Zeugnis der Fachgebundenen Hochschulreife with a minimum of ausreichend = 4 out of 5

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Our international team

We offer a welcoming and supportive environment situated in one of the world’s greatest cities. Our international students come from all over the world, giving you the opportunity to meet people from a variety of different backgrounds. No matter where you're from, we'll ensure you have the best possible university experience and, if you need support during your time with us, our international advisers can provide valuable information and advice.

Fees and funding

We offer three-year bachelor’s and one-year master's degrees with undergraduate tuition fees starting at £16,000 per year and postgraduate tuition fees starting at £16,500 per year (for courses starting in the 2024-35 academic year, please see individual course pages for further fees information).

Students who have a pre-settled or settled status in the UK may be eligible for home-fees and Student Finance England loans. Detailed information is available on the government’s website. If you are not applying for a loan you can choose to pay your tuition fees in instalments. We also offer a range of scholarships and discounts.

Find out more about life in London

Living in London is a fantastic experience as a student – with so many places to explore, things to do and people to meet. Whether it's working in the UK, the cost of living or how to register with a doctor, we understand that as an international student you may have some questions and concerns about moving to London – we hope that the information below will help answer your questions.

Useful links for students from Germany