Information on general and subject-specific requirements for students studying for the European Baccalaureate (EB).
The minimum entry requirements for the College of Science and Engineering are the award of European Baccalaureate at 75% or above overall, with a minimum of 7.5 in three written subjects including all required subjects as stated in our prospectus.
The typical offer is likely to be the award of the European Baccalaureate at 80% overall with 8.0 in three writeen subjects including all required subjects as stated in our prospectus.
Eight is required where we ask for grade A at Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) Higher/GCE A level.
Where Maths is required, this must be the five-period option.
In addition all applicants are required to demonstrate proficiency in English language, holding one of the accepted qualifications or a score of minimum six at Year Seven (or minimum 7.5 at Year Six) in English Language in the EB.
Advanced entry direct into Year Two of many of our degree programmes is possible for applicants who demonstrate exceptional academic achievement in the EB. Please contact our admissions office for details.
The final decision to offer you a place will be taken with reference to the whole UCAS application, including academic grades, personal statement and academic reference.
For many degree programmes, we will expect you to have studied specific subjects in the final year of the EB.
Where we ask applicants taking (SQA) Highers for a specific subject(s) we will normally ask you for the same subject(s) in the final year of your EB .
Specific subject requirements at SQA Higher for each degree programme can be found at the beginning of each subject entry via the online degree finder.
Details of the grades required at EB can be found through our degree finder.
You can find information on the ratio of applications, offers and accepted applicants for each of our degree programmes from Student Recruitment and Admissions.
This article was published on May 2, 2011