Estonia

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

Qualification/grade

Undergraduate

Any one of the following qualifications:

  • Gümnaasiumi Loputunnistus (Certificate of General Secondary Education)
  • Lõputunnistus keskehariduse baasil kutseõppe läbimise kohta (Certificate of Vocational Education Based on Secondary Education)
  • Lõputunnistus keskerihariduse omandamise kohta (Certificate of Secondary Vocational Education)

Plus at least 2 state Riigieksamitunnistus (National Examinations) passed with minimum 50% in each

Average marks between 3.5 and 5 (out of 5) are needed.

Extended degree (four years, including a foundation year) Students who fall slightly below the standard requirements for an undergraduate course may be considered for an available or appropriate extended degree programme.
Postgraduate

Bakalaureusekraad (bachelor's diploma) in a relevant subject with overall grades of between 5A of 3/C or above

International Foundation Programme

Any one of the following:

  • Gümnaasiumi Loputunnistus (Certificate of General Secondary Education)
  • Lõputunnistus keskehariduse baasil kutseõppe läbimise kohta (Certificate of Vocational Education Based on Secondary Education)
  • Lõputunnistus keskerihariduse omandamise kohta (Certificate of Secondary Vocational Education)

Plus at least 2 state Riigieksamitunnistus (National Examinations) passed with minimum 50% in each

Average marks of 3 are needed.

Mathematics and English requirements

Subject

Qualification/grade

English

70% or higher in Riigieksamitunnistus (state exam) in English

Non-EEA nationals who require a Tier 4 student visa must provide a Secured English Language Test (SELT) such as Academic IELTS or Pearson PTE Academic qualification. Please see our English language requirements.

Additional information

‌NARIC and accreditation

UK NARIC offers a variety of services on the comparability of qualifications from overseas. These services have been designed to help migrants coming to the UK to work or study and who are applying through the UK’s points based system for immigration. Take a look at the Statement of Comparability from NARIC. 

Providing your qualifications

Please be sure you're able to provide copies of official certificates of any qualifications you have taken when you make your application (please do not send us your original certificates)If any of your certificates or supporting documents (transcripts) are in a non-English language you will need to provide certified English translations alongside any official copies.