Postgraduate entry requirements for students from Australasia.
For entry to a Postgraduate Taught programme, the minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree (minimum 3 years) from a recognised university in Australia. For those degrees graded on a High Distinction/Distinction/ Credit/Pass scale, a Distinction average or higher is required. For those degrees graded on a numeric scale, a GPA of 6.0 on a 7 point scale is required.
For students with a Bachelor (Honours) degree, we require a Second Class Upper Division A/Division 1 or H2A/H2i.
For entry to a Postgraduate Research programme, the minimum requirement is Bachelor’s (Honours) degree from a recognised university in Australia with a Second Class Upper
Division A/ Division 1 or H2A/H2i.
PhD/ Doctoral Programmes
Application to some PhD/Doctoral programmes 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.
For entry to a Postgraduate Taught you should have a minimum of a 2:1 Honours degree (Second Class Division 1) in a related subject area or Master's degree from a recognised university in New Zealand.
Graduate entry to Medicine (MBChB)
Applicants with an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline will be considered for the 6-year programme. Please contact the Medicine admissions office for further information.
There are well-defined routes for graduates of UK Medical degree to registration in New Zealand. Refer to the British Medical Association website for full information:
Students with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of the South Pacific will be considered for entry to a Postgraduate degree with a minimum of 80%, A Grade or GPA 4.0/5.0 or above.
Application to some PhD/ programmes typically requires a masters degree in a related or relevant subject, and a research proposal.
However, entry requirements vary by programme. You can check the detailed entry requirements listed under each programme on the Degree Finder.
Further guidance on academic entry requirements
You can also obtain further guidance on admissions requirements from staff in the College Admissions Offices.
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.
Our representative for Australasia is Louise Zeelenberg.
You can contact us for advice and support by emailing:
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Support in your country
We currently work with education agents in many different countries and regions globally:
There are around 64 students from Australasia currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.