Students who have completed thirteen years of education at the end of secondary school would normally be considered for direct entry to degree study.
Students from Mexico are admitted to the University of Edinburgh with a range of qualifications: GCE A Levels, the IB, the American High School Diploma with SAT’s or AP’s and other recognised regional systems. Students with the Bachillerato would normally be expected to undertake a Foundation or bridging programme before being eligible for admission to an undergraduate study at Edinburgh.
Applicants with qualifications other than those listed above will usually be required to complete a Foundation Year before entering the University.
Students must have the equivalent of a very good UK Bachelor degree (from a good institution) in order to be considered for direct admission to postgraduate study at the University of Edinburgh.
In order to apply for a Masters degree, students are expected to have completed at least 4 years of study, and obtained a Licenciature/Licenciado title. Students are normally expected to have a minimum 8.0+ Bien on a 10 point scale.
The University supports a number of student awards for postgraduate programmes, in conjuction with CONACYT.
For further information on the application process, please refer to the CONACYT website.
Each course may have further specific entry requirements. All applicants must meet these requirements.
You can also obtain further guidance on admissions requirements from staff in the Admissions Offices.
There are 71 students from Mexico currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.
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This article was published on Oct 29, 2012