See our country-specific equivalencies.
If you are studying for a Latvian qualification, you will need a suitable equivalent grade to apply for our undergraduate courses. The table below shows grade equivalencies for Latvia.
|UK requirement (A-level)||Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību equivalent|
|AAA||9.5 overall with at least 80% in three state exams|
|9.0 overall with at least 80% in three state exams|
|ABB||8.5 with at least 80% in three state exams|
|BBB||8.0 – with at least 80% in one state exam and 75% in 2 state exams|
|BBC||7.5 - with at least 75% in three state exams|
|BCC||7.5 - with at least 75% in two state exams and 70% in one state exam|
|CCC||7.0 - with at least 75% in one state exams and 70% in two state exams|
|CCD||6.5 - with at least 70% in three state exams|
For courses that have specific subject requirements at A-level:
|UK subject requirement (A-level)||Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību 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.
|GCSE C Grade equivalent||Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību - Pass (4)|
|GCSE B Grade equivalent||Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību - Pass (5)|
|GCSE A Grade equivalent||Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību - Pass (6)|
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 Lativa, we typically look for a minimum of 6.5 - with at least 70% in three state exams in the Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību .
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.
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.