International students

Postgraduate requirements

All students of every nationality are required to prove their English language competence.

Even native-speakers of English must demonstrate that they meet our minimum language requirements to gain entry to the University.

English language requirements

English language requirements vary between degree. 

Find the specific language requirements for your chosen programme in our degree finder.

Postgraduate degree finder

English language qualifications we accept

We accept all of the English language qualifications listed below for entry to the University.

Your English language qualification must be no more than two years old at the beginning of your degree programme.

IELTS International English Language Testing System*
TOEFL-iBT Internet based Test of English as a Foreign Language Test
PTE Pearson Test of English (Academic)
CAE Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
CPE Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
iGCSE International General Certificate of Secondary Education
Trinity ISE Trinity Integrated Skills in English

*IELTS qualifications may be taken at any IELTS centre.

We also accept a degree, or equivalent, that has been taught and assessed in English in a majority English speaking country for entry (as defined by UK Visas & Immigration).

Tier 4 visa applicants

Applicants who require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK and are interested in the following programmes need to ensure that they have an IELTS test from a UKVI approved test centre:

Sending your certificates

Original certificates are required, unless your qualification is in IELTS.

English language support