Entry requirements

See our country-specific equivalencies.


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

UK requirement (A-level)

Matura Spricevalo equivalent


25 points overall


24 points overall


23 points overall 


22 points overall


21 points overall


20 points overall


19 points overall
CCD18 points overall

Subject requirements

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

Subjects that ask specifically for Mathematics or require English A-Level (English Literature BA or English Literature with Creative Writing BA):

UK subject requirement (A-level)

Matura equivalent

Grade A

7 at higher level.

Grade B

6 at higher level.

For all other required subjects and where Maths is a second science:

UK subject requirement (A-level)

Matura equivalent

Grade A

5 at standard level.

Grade B

4 at standard level.

Minimum standard in English and mathematics

All applicants for undergraduate courses must also meet a minimum standard in English and mathematics.

English: IELTS Academic required


Grade CMatura Spricevalo 2.0
Grade B
Matura Spricevalo 2.0
Grade A
Matura Spricevalo 3.0

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 France, we typically look for a minimum of 14 points overall in the Matura Spricevalo.


The following qualifications are accepted as equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree:

  • Diploma o pridobljeni univerzitetni izobrazi
  • Diplomant
  • Univerzitetni diplomant
  • Diplomirani.

To apply for one of our postgraduate courses that require a UK 2:1, you must have achieved any of the above qualifications, with a score of 8.5.

For courses that require a UK 2:2, you must have achieved any of the above qualifications, with a score of 7.0.

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.