See our country-specific equivalencies.
We do not accept the Senior High School Leaving Certificate.
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.
To apply for one of our postgraduate courses that require a UK 2:1, you must achieve a GPA of 2.8 or 3.0 out of 4.0, depending on the institution at which you studied.
For courses that require a UK 2:2, you must achieve a GPA of 2.6 or 2.8 out of 4.0, depending on the institution at which you studied.
For courses that require a UK first-class degree to be eligible for a scholarship, you must achieve a GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0.
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
Students who have completed an International Programme degree taught in English at a select group of prestigious universities may be exempted from requiring a specific English language qualification for some of our programmes.
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.