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

Academic entry requirements

Entry to:



International Foundation Programme

Fachabitur, or a Fachhochschulreife or a Abitur with an aggregate mark between ‘3.2’ - befriedigend) and ‘4’ - ausreichend.


One of the following exams:


Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife

Zeugnis der Fachgebundenen Hochschulreife

Zeugnis der Fachhochschulreife

Aggregate mark of 1,0 (sehr gut), 2,0 (gut) and 3,0 (befriedigend) out of 5.

Extended Degree (four years)

Students who fall slightly below the standard requirements listed for Undergraduate entry may be considered for an available or appropriate Extended Degree Programme.


One of the following qualifications:


Magister Artium




1,0 (Sehr gut) to 2,5 (Gut). 

English and mathematics requirements


(If applicable to course) 


1. Realschulabschluss with satisfactory’ = 7 points out of 15


Abitur/Fachhochschulreife/Reifeprüfung/ Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife/

Zeugnis der Fachgebundenen Hochschulreife with minimum

ausreichend’ = 4 out of 5.


10 to 15 (gut or sehr gut) in the Abitur

NON-EEA nationals (requiring a Tier 4 student Visa) must provide a Secured English Language Test (SELT) qualification to qualifiy for entry, such as Academic IELTS / Pearson PTE Academic.

Find out more about our English language requirements for all courses.


National Academic Recognition Information Centre (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. Please see here for Statements of Comparability from NARIC. 

Providing your qualifications

Please be sure you are 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.


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