The University’s normal entry criteria apply to all international students. For details of country-specific entry requirements please visit your home country page on our website.
English language requirements for any degree
The University has formal requirements for all applicants. These are normally English Language qualifications which we recognise as meeting our entry criteria. Requirements may vary between programmes, and you are advised to check these carefully when going through course listings.
The following table sets out the main qualifications we recognise and the levels that are normally required for admission. It is intended as general guidance only - the offer of a place, if it includes an English Language condition, will specify the level of English that you are required to meet.
The University of Huddersfield is pleased to accept a Pass in all four elements at the Proficiency Level of the Ascentis Anglia ESOL Language qualification as meeting the University’s English Language requirements for students from the EU.
Must have completed the Diploma with English at Higher Level
Applicants from any of the following Majority English Speaking Countries (MESCs) will normally be considered to have met our English requirements:
Antigua and Barbuda
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
United States of America
Please note that we will not normally waive the English Language requirement for speakers of other languages who have completed a programme of study taught in English in their home countries.
For entry onto Undergraduate courses a Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) or Diploma (from a technical institute) is required.
For entry onto Postgraduate courses a Bachelor's degree is required.
Please note all applicants are considered individually and there may be alternative qualifications that are acceptable.
If you do not meet the entry requirements you can consider completing a degree preparation programme at the University's International Study Centre (ISC) or you can call the ISC on +44 (0) 1273 339333 to discuss your options. You can also complete the online application form or to ask a question please fill in the enquiry form and talk to one of our multi-lingual Student Enrolment Advisers.
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