Entry requirements

See our country-specific equivalencies.

Undergraduate

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

AAB

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

CCD6.5 - with at least 70% in three state exams

Subject requirements

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

UK subject requirement (A-level)

Atestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību equivalent

Grade A

90%

Grade B

90%

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:

GCSE C Grade equivalentAtestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību  - Pass (4)
GCSE B Grade equivalentAtestāts par vispārējo vidējo izglītību  - Pass (5)
GCSE A Grade equivalentAtestāts 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 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 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 .

Postgraduate

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.