Entry requirements

See our country-specific equivalencies.

Undergraduate

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

UK requirement (A-level)

Apolytirion equivalent

A*AA

19.5 and one A at A-level

AAA

19.5

AAB

19

ABB

18.5

BBB

18

Subject requirements

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

UK subject requirement (A-level)

Apolytirion equivalent

Grade A

19.5

Grade B

18

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: *Apolytirion*, 15 in a mathematics-based subject.

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

We welcome applicants with Pan-Hellenic qualifications, although these will not form part of any offer made.

Undergraduate pathway programmes

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

To apply for one of our postgraduate courses that require a UK 2:1, you must achieve a degree awarded by AEI with a GPA of 7.0 out of 10, or a degree awarded by TEI with a GPA of 7.5 out of 10.

For courses that require a UK 2:2, you must achieve a degree awarded by AEI with a GPA of 6.5 out of 10, or a degree awarded by TEI with a GPA of 7.0 out of 10.

For courses that require a UK first-class degree to be eligible for a scholarship, you must achieve a degree awarded by AEI with a GPA of 7.5 out of 10, or a degree awarded by TEI with a GPA of 8.0 out of 10.

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. ​​​​​​