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*AA||1 overall with no less than 2 in any subject and at least two scores of 1|
|AAA||1.3 overall with no less than 2 in any subject and at least one score of 1|
|AAB||1.5 overall with no less than 2 in any subject|
|ABB||1.7 overall with no less than 2.5 in any subject|
For courses that have specific subject requirements at A-level:
|UK subject requirement (A-level)||Maturitní zkoušce/Maturita equivalent|
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.
|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.