Entry requirements

See our country-specific equivalencies.

Undergraduate

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

UK requirement (A-level)

Avgångsbetyg/Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola/Högskoleförberedande examen equivalent

A*AA

A total of 2,500 credits to include A and B grades in the majority of subjects

AAA

A total of 2,500 credits to include A and B grades in the majority of subjects

AAB

A total of 2,500 credits to include A and B grades in the majority of subjects

ABB

A total of 2,500 credits to include B grades in the majority of subjects

BBB

A total of 2,500 credits to include B grades in the majority of subjects

BBC

A total of 2,500 credits to include B grades in the majority of subjects

BCC

A total of 2,500 credits to include B and C grades in the majority of subjects

CCC

A total of 2,500 credits to include B and C grades in the majority of subjects

Subject requirements

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

UK subject requirement (A-level)

Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola examen equivalent

Grade A

B

Grade B

C

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

  • *Avgångsbetyg*/*Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola*, E/10/G 
  • *Slutbetyg fran Grundskola* with 3

Mathematics:  

  • *Avgångsbetyg*/*Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola*, E/10/G
  • *Slutbetyg fran Grundskola* with 3

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 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 have achieved 90 out of 100 overall.

For courses that require a UK 2:2, you must have achieved 60 out of 100 overall.

For courses that require a UK first-class degree to be eligible for a scholarship, you must have achieved 100 out of 100 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.