Undergraduate entry requirements by region

Republic of Korea

Undergraduate entry requirements for applicants from Republic of Korea.

High School Diploma

The High School Diploma is not sufficient for direct entry undergraduate study at the University of Edinburgh (the College of Science and Engineering is an exception to this - please see the information on College of Science and Engineering below).

Applicants will be required to complete an appropriate Foundation Programme.

Applicants who have taken the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or A Levels will be able to apply for undergraduate study.

Other qualifications

College of Science and Engineering

Applicants with the High School Diploma including required subjects with overall average of 80% and 80% in required subjects will be considered for entry on successful completion of internal admissions tests. A suitable English Language certificate is also required.

Find out more about the internal admissions tests

Internal Admissions tests

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.

Undergraduate admissions contacts

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

Contact us

Edinburgh Global's representative for Hong Kong is Esther Sum.

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

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Student numbers

There are around 7,250 students from Asia currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.