Entry requirements

See our country-specific equivalencies.

Undergraduate

We do not accept school leaving qualifications from Egypt. However, if you do not meet the direct entry requirements for a course, you can apply to study an International Foundation Year programme at the University of Surrey International Study Centre. Upon successful completion, you can progress to an undergraduate degree at the University of Surrey.

Postgraduate

For courses that require a UK 2:1, you must complete one of the following:

  • A bachelors degree (science discipline, from a public/private institution) with 75% or GPA 3.0 overall
  • A bachelors degree (other disciplines, from a public/private institution) with 80% or GPA 3.2 overall
  • A bachelors degree from the American University of Cairo with 3.2 GPA or an A overall.

For courses that require a UK 2:2, you must complete one of the following:

  • A bachelors degree (science discipline, from a public/private institution) with 70% or GPA 2.8 overall
  • A bachelors degree (other disciplines, from a public/private institution) with 75% or GPA 3.0 overall
  • A bachelors degree from the American University of Cairo with 3.0 GPA or a B overall.

For courses that require a UK first-class degree to be eligible for a scholarship, you must complete one of the following:

  • A bachelors degree (science discipline, from a public/private institution) with 80% or GPA 3.2 overall
  • A bachelors degree (other disciplines, from a public/private institution) with 85% or GPA 3.4 overall
  • A bachelors degree from the American University of Cairo with 3.4 GPA or an A+ overall.

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

All our students need a good standard of English language to be eligible to study with us. See our accepted list of English language qualifications, visit our undergraduatepostgraduate taught and postgraduate research listings pages, and find your chosen course to view our specific requirements.

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. We are also a British Council accredited IELTS test centre. ​​​​​​