Undergraduate entry requirements by region


Undergraduate entry requirements for students from Uganda.

The guidance on this page is specifically for applicants in 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.

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

The Ugandan Advanced Certificate in Education (UACE) is considered on a grade for grade basis with GCE A Levels, for which entry requirements are listed on each degree programme page.

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.

Uganda Certificate of Education Grade 2 English is usually considered as having met our English language requirements.

English Language advice

Specific English language requirement by programme

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There are 24 students from Uganda currently studying with the University of Edinburgh.