Undergraduate entry requirements by region


Undergraduate entry requirements for applicants from Qatar.

Applicants from Qatar would be required to meet our minimum requirements in one of the following qualifications:

Applicants with the Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama (General Secondary Education Certificate) will usually be required to complete a foundation year.

Foundation year

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 contact form

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

Applicant support

Our representative for Qatar is Aly Stewart. You can contact us for advice and support by emailing:


Browse our events calendar to see if we are hosting an event in your area:

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Review student visa requirements on our Student Immigration Service website:

Student Immigration Service

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There are over 560 students from countries across the Middle East currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.