Postgraduate entry requirements by region

Bangladesh and Nepal

Postgraduate entry requirements for students from Bangladesh and Nepal.

Bangladesh

For entry to a masters programme at the University of Edinburgh, students will require completion of a four-year Bachelor’s degree from the following approved institutions from Bangladesh, with a minimum of 1st class grades or 3.25 GPA:

  • Bangladesh University of Professionals
  • BRAC University Dhaka
  • BUET - Bangladeshi University of Engineering and Technology
  • CUET - Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology
  • Daffodil International University
  • East West University
  • Independent University Dhaka
  • Khulna University of Engineering and Technology
  • North South University Dhaka
  • RUET - Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology
  • University of Chittagong
  • University of Dhaka
  • United International University
  • American International University of Bangladesh
  • The University of Rajshahi
  •  Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University
  • Shahjalal University of Science and Technology
  • Independent University Bangladesh
  • The University of Rajshahi

Alternatively, students who have successfully completed a Bachelor (Honours) degree of at least three years duration, are required to have already completed a master's degree from a recognised institution in Bangladesh – with minimum 1st class grades achieved.

PhD programmes

Application to PhD study typically requires a masters degree in a related or relevant subject, and a research proposal.

However, entry requirements vary by programme, and you should check the detailed entry requirements are listed under each programme on the Degree Finder.

Degree Finder

How to write a research proposal

Nepal

For entry to a master’s programme at the University of Edinburgh, students will require completion of a four-year Bachelor’s degree from the following approved institutions from Nepal, with a minimum of 1st class grades or 3.25 GPA:

  • Kathmandu University
  • Pokhara University
  • Tribhuvan University

Alternatively, students who have successfully completed a Bachelor (Honours) degree of at least three years duration, are required to have already completed a masters degree from a recognised institution in Nepal - with minimum 1st class grades achieved.

PhD programmes

Application to PhD study typically requires a masters degree in a related or relevant subject, and a research proposal.

However, entry requirements vary by programme, and you should check the detailed entry requirements are listed under each programme on the Degree Finder.

Degree Finder

How to write a research proposal

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 entry requirement by programme

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