Undergraduate entry requirements by region


Undergraduate entry requirements for students from Botswana.

The guidance on this page is specifically for applicants in Botswana.

Students from Botswana are admitted to the University of Edinburgh with a range of international qualifications: GCE A Levels, the IB, Standardised Tests (SAT, ACT or AP) and other recognised regional systems.

Applicants with national qualifications will usually be required to complete a foundation year. In addition, all applicants are required to demonstrate proficiency in English language.

Other qualifications

College of Science and Engineering

The College of Science and Engineering accepts some secondary school qualifications with the additional completion of internal admissions tests.

Applicants with an overall average of 2 in the General Certificate of Secondary Education, including required subjects, will be considered for entry on successful completion of internal admissions tests.

On applying to a programme in the College of Science and Engineering, internal admissions tests will be sent to you in order to gain a better understanding of your capabilities in your preferred study area.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences does not currently accept the Botswanan General Certificate of Secondary Education for entry. The College’s International Foundaion Programme offers a route into an Edinburgh degree.

Find out more about the program:

International Foundation Program

Further guidance on academic entry requirements

Each course may have further specific entry requirements. All applicants must meet these requirements. Staff in the Admissions Offices will be able to provide further guidance.

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English Language requirements

All applicants are required to demonstrate a level of English language competency, regardless of their nationality or country of residence. These requirements are listed by programme.

English Language advice

Specific English language requirement by programme

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There are 14 students from Botswana currently studying with the University of Edinburgh.