Undergraduate study - 2020 entry

English language general entry requirements

You will be asked to demonstrate a level of English language competency, regardless of your nationality or country of residence.

English language requirements vary according to the degree programme you apply for.

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Find the specific English language requirements for your chosen programme in our degree finder.

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Unless a higher level is specified in the published entry requirements, you will need a pass in English at the following grades or higher:

  • National 5 Grade C
  • SQA Standard Grade 3
  • SQA Intermediate 1 Grade A
  • SQA Intermediate 2 Grade C
  • GCSE/IGCSE Grade C / Grade 4
  • Level 2 Certificate Grade C
  • IB Standard Level Grade 5 (English ab initio is not accepted for entry)

We also accept a wide range of international English qualifications and English language tests. You can find a full list in our English language entry requirements information for international students.

Undergraduate English language requirements

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University policy on English language entry requirements