Undergraduate entry requirements by country

Other countries

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

Students 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

The College of Science and Engineering accepts some secondary school qualifications from certain countries that they are able to consider plus the completion of internal admissions tests.

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

Students will be considered for entry on successful completion of internal admissions tests if they have completed 12 years of Secondary Education with 6 overall and 6 in required subjects. Suitable English language qualification required.


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.


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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