Undergraduate entry requirements by region

Trinidad & Tobago

Undergraduate entry requirements for applicants from Trinidad & Tobago.

You can apply to the University with a range of qualifications: GCE A Levels, the IB, the American High School Diploma with SAT's or AP's and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE).

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE)

If you have completed CAPE and thirteen years of education, (with two single-unit and two double-unit courses achieving no less than 2 in any unit/subject), you may be considered for undergraduate entry.

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Applicants to Veterinary Medicine should have 3 subjects at the two-unit level at grade 1, to include Chemistry, Biology and one other subject.

However, if you want to apply to study Medicine, you will only be considered if you have completed A Levels or the IB.

For Medical Sciences and Biomedical Sciences, we require completion of CAPE with 3 subjects at the double/two-unit level, including Biology and Chemistry at grade 2 or above and one further subject at grade 1. 

For Oral Health Sciences we require completion of CAPE with 3 subjects at the double/two-unit level (with a minimum of a grade 2 in all) - to include Biology.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

If you have completed CAPE and thirteen years of education, (with two single-unit and three double-unit courses achieving no less than 2 in any unit/subject), you may be considered for undergraduate entry.

College of Science and Engineering

If you have completed CAPE and thirteen years of education, (with two single-unit and three double-unit courses achieving no less than 2 in any unit/subject), you may be considered for undergraduate entry.

Other qualifications

Other qualifications include:

Applicants with qualifications other than those listed above will usually be required to complete a Foundation Year before entering the University.

Foundation year

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.

English Language advice

Specific English language requirement by programme

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You can contact us for advice and support by emailing: futurestudents@ed.ac.uk

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There are around 350 students from Latin America and the Caribbean currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.