Undergraduate study - 2023 entry
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Apply for entry to second year

You can apply to enter the second year of many of our science, engineering, art and design degrees.

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For all other degrees, we only consider applications for second-year entry in exceptional circumstances.

Consideration for first-year entry

If you have applied for second-year entry but you do not hold the necessary entry qualifications, your application will automatically be considered for first-year entry. This does not guarantee that you will receive an offer for first-year entry.

Science and engineering

You can find details of the SQA Advanced Higher or GCE A Level grades required for entry to second-year listed in our degree finder against relevant degrees.

Degree finder

If you are studying for Higher National (HN) or other relevant qualifications, for example, International Baccalaureate or German Abitur, please contact us for advice on requirements.

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Art and design

Entry to second year is available for all degrees except MA Fine Art (UCAS course code W150).

You can find details of the entry requirements listed in our degree finder against relevant degrees.

Degree finder

Further information

If you would like further information relating to second-year entry, please contact us.

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