See our country-specific equivalencies.
We do not accept the Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību (Certificate of General Secondary Education). However, a foundation course or evidence of further study will be considered. 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.
Minimum standard in English and mathematics
English Language: IELTS Academic required
Maths: Certificate of General Secondary Education, Pass.
To apply for one of our postgraduate courses that require a UK 2:1, you must achieve a GPA of 6.0 out of 8.0, 8.0 out of 10 or a B overall.
For courses that require a UK 2:2, you must achieve a GPA of 5.0 out of 8.0 or 6.0 out of 10 overall.
For courses that require a UK first-class degree to be eligible for a scholarship, you must achieve a GPA of 7.0 out of 8, 10 out of 10 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 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.