Entry requirements

See our country-specific equivalencies.


If you are studying for Czech qualifications, you will need a suitable equivalent grade to apply for our undergraduate courses. The table below shows grade equivalencies for Czech Republic.

UK requirement (A-level)Maturitní zkoušce/Maturita equivalent
A*AA1 overall with no less than 2 in any subject and at least two scores of 1
AAA1.3 overall with no less than 2 in any subject and at least one score of 1
AAB1.5 overall with no less than 2 in any subject
ABB1.7 overall with no less than 2.5 in any subject
BBB2 overall
BBC2.5 overall
BCC2.7 overall
CCC3 overall
CCD3.5 overall

Subject requirements

For courses that have specific subject requirements at A-level:

UK subject requirement (A-level)Maturitní zkoušce/Maturita equivalent
Grade A1
Grade B2

Minimum standard in English and mathematics

If you are applying for an undergraduate course at Surrey, you must meet our minimum standards for English and mathematics.

  • English: IELTS Academic required.
  • Mathematics:
Grade C*Maturitní zkoušce*/*Maturita*, 4 (*Dostatecny*).
Grade B*Maturitní­ zkoušce*/*Maturita*, 3 (*Dobrý*).
Grade A*Maturitní­ zkoušce*/*Maturita*, 3 (*Dobrý*).

Some courses may require higher grades in English and mathematics and/or additional subjects, so please check the requirements provided on individual course pages.

Undergraduate pathway programmes

If you do not meet the direct entry requirements for a course, you can apply to study on one of our UK/ EU foundation courses. If you are applying from the Czech Republic then, we typically look for a minimum of 3.5 overall in the Maturitní zkoušce/Maturita.


You can apply for our postgraduate masters courses if you have a bachelors degree from a university in the Czech Republic.

To apply for one of our postgraduate courses that require a UK 2:1, you must achieve either a GPA of 1.5, a B, velmi dobře ‘very good’ (post-2004) or 2.0, dobře ‘pass’ (pre-2004) in your bachelors degree.

For courses that require a UK 2:2, you must achieve either a GPA of 2.0, a C, dobře ‘good’ (post-2004) or 3.0, dobře ‘pass’ (pre-2004) in your bachelor degree.

Postgraduate pathway programmes

If you do not meet the requirements for a postgraduate course, you can apply for a Pre-Masters Preparation Programme. These pathway programmes are offered by the University of Surrey International Study Centre and are designed in order to develop a student’s academic and English language skills in preparation for postgraduate study.

Upon successful completion, you can progress to a masters degree at the University of Surrey.

English language requirements and courses

All our students require a good standard of English language to be eligible to study with us. If you don’t meet our requirements, we offer intensive pre-sessional English language courses, designed to take you to the level of English ability and skill required for your studies.