Italy

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 For qualifications obtained after 1999: (Diploma de) Esame di Stato with an overall mark of at least 70% (out of 100)
For qualifications obtained up until 1998/9: Maturita with an overall final mark of between 60 (highest mark) and 45
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

Any one of the following qualifications:

  • LaureaSpecialista
  • Diploma di Laurea
  • Curso di Laurea (prior to 1999)
  • Licenza di Accademia di Belle Arti
  • Bachelor
  • Diploma Universitario 

An overall mark of 100 out of 110 is required.

International Foundation Programme

For qualifications obtained after 1999: Diploma de Esame di Stato with an aggregate grade of 60 to 69
For qualifications obtained up until 1998/9: Maturita with a grade between 46 and 40

Mathematics and English requirements

Subject

Qualification/grade

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.
Mathematics (if applicable to your course) 60% in Esame di Stato
 

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.