Undergraduate entry requirements by region

Other countries

Undergraduate entry requirements for applicants from Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Rep, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Applicants who have completed the Bachillerato or twelve years of secondary education would normally be expected to undertake a Foundation or bridging programme before being eligible for admission to an undergraduate study at Edinburgh.

Foundation year

Argentina - College of Science and Engineering

Applicants who have completed 12 years of Secondary Education with 6 overall and 6 in required subjects will be considered for the entry on successful completion of internal admissions tests. A suitable English language qualification is also required.

Find out more about the internal admissions test

Internal admissions test


If you are from Belize and you have completed Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with two single-unit and two double-unit courses achieving no less than 2 in any unit/subject, you may be considered for undergraduate study at Edinburgh.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Applicants who have achieved Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) with two single-unit and three double-unit courses achieving no less than 2 in any unit/subject, may be considered for undergraduate entry.


If you are from Haiti, you can apply for entry to 1st year of undergraduate study if you have completed the Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures / Professional title.

UK & International qualifications

If you don’t meet any of the requirements already listed, you will need one of the following qualifications to apply:

English Language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will also have to meet English Language requirements to apply. These requirements are listed by programme.

English Language advice

Specific English language requirement by programme

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