Undergraduate entry requirements by region


Undergraduate entry requirements for students from Uganda.

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

Applicants with the Ugandan Advanced Certificate in Education (UACE) will often be considered for direct entry. The Ugandan Advanced Certificate in Education (UACE) Principal level subjects are considered on a grade for grade basis with GCE A Levels, for which entry requirements are listed on each degree programme page on the degree finder:

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Applicants with the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) will usually be required to complete a foundation year.

In addition, all applicants are required to demonstrate proficiency in English language.

Further information on qualifications

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.

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Specific English language requirement by programme

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Our representatives for Africa are Alistair Hudson and Aly Stewart. You can contact us for advice and support by emailing:


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