Entry requirements

See our country-specific equivalencies.

Undergraduate

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

UK requirement (A-level)            

Højere Forberedelseseksamen (HF), Højere Handelseksamen (HHX), Højere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX), Studentereksamen (STX) equivalent

A*AA

12 

AAA

12

AAB

10

ABB

10

BBB

7

BBC

7

BCC

7

CCC

4
CCD4

Subject requirements

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

UK subject requirement (A-level)            

Hojere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) / Hojere Handelseksamen (HHX) / Hojere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX) / Studentereksamen (STX) equivalent

Grade A

10

Grade B

7

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: Hojere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) / Hojere Handelseksamen (HHX) / Hojere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX) / Studentereksamen (STX) - 7

If you have taken the Folkeskolens 10 Klasseprove then we will require IELTs. 

Mathematics:  

Grade C

Hojere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) / Hojere Handelseksamen (HHX) / Hojere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX) / Studentereksamen (STX) - 02

Folkeskolens 10 Klasseprove - 7

Grade B

Hojere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) / Hojere Handelseksamen (HHX) / Hojere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX) / Studentereksamen (STX) - 04

Folkeskolens 10 Klasseprove - 10

Grade A

Hojere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) / Hojere Handelseksamen (HHX) / Hojere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX) / Studentereksamen (STX) - 04

Folkeskolens 10 Klasseprove - 12

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 foundation courses

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 Denmark then, we typically look for a minimum of 4 overall in the Hojere Forberedelseseksamen (HF) / Hojere Handelseksamen (HHX) / Hojere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX) / Studentereksamen (STX).

Postgraduate

To apply for one of our postgraduate courses that require a UK 2:1, you must achieve a GPA of 10.0 out of 12.0 in Bachelors degree / Candidatus Philophiae / Diplomingenior / Professionsbachelor.

For courses that require a UK 2:2, you must achieve a GPA of 7.0 out of 12.0in Bachelors degree / Candidatus Philophiae / Diplomingenior / Professionsbachelor.

 

Postgraduate pathway programmes

International students who do not meet the requirements for a postgraduate course have the opportunity to 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 student’s academic and English language skills in preparation for postgraduate study.

Upon successful completion, students 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.