Undergraduate entry requirements for students from Zambia.
The guidance on this page is specifically for applicants in Zambia.
Students from Zambia 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 Zambian General Certificate of Education will usually be required to complete a foundation year. In addition, all applicants are required to demonstrate proficiency in English language.
College of Science and Engineering
Applicants with an overall average of 2 in the Zambia General Certificate of Education, including required subjects, will be considered for entry on successful completion of internal admissions tests.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences does not currently accept the Zambian General Certificate of Secondary Education for entry. The College’s International Foundation Programme offers a route into an Edinburgh degree.
Find out more about the programme:
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.
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.
Edinburgh Global's representative for Zambia is Nick Rowland.
Nick will help you with admissions advice and support.
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There are 34 students from Zambia currently studying with the University of Edinburgh.