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Entry Requirements

Getting a place isn’t just about meeting entry requirements. We look at every aspect of your application - from your qualifications and work experience, to your personal statement, and the overall standard of your application form. Remember that some courses have specific entry requirements, listed on their pages.

    Undergraduate degree courses

    We normally ask for a score of 4 (dobur) in the Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie or the Sredno Spetzialno Obrazovanie

    please note some courses may require higher scores, so do please check the course page.

    As well as the above qualification, we also accept the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) with a score of 25 or 26 (depending on the course).

    What if I have a different qualification?
    Please email our applicant enquiries team at study@uel.ac.uk if you have a different qualification than those listed above.

    What if I do not meet the entry requirements?
    If you do not meet the academic entry requirements for an undergraduate programme, you may be able to apply for the one of our foundation courses. 

    Foundation degree courses

    For foundation courses, we look for a grade 3 in the Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie or the Sredno Spetzialno Obrazovanie

    English language requirements

    To study at UEL you must demonstrate that your English level is high enough for university study. We accept a number of different English Language Tests for entry onto our degree courses, with IELTS being the most common. English language requirements vary slightly from subject to subject.

    All students are required to meet our standard English language requirements as follows:

    Undergraduate standard requirements

    The English language entry requirement for undergraduate (Bachelor's) course is a minimum IELTS score of 5.5 or 6, or equivalent, depending on the course and year or level of entry. The specific requirements for your chosen course, including individual component scores, will be outlined as one of the academic conditions if you are made an offer.

    Undergraduate

    Postgraduate degree courses

    We normally ask for an overall grade of 4 or above in the Diploma  za  Zavarsheno Visshe Obrazovanie or Bakalavr (post 2001).

    What if I have a different qualification?

    Please email our applicant enquiries team at study@uel.ac.uk if you have a different qualification than those listed above.

    Postgraduate standard requirements

    The English language entry requirement for the majority of postgraduate (Master's) courses is IELTS 6.0 or 6.5, or equivalent, depending on your chosen course of study. Specific requirements for your chosen course, including individual component scores, will be outlined as one of the academic conditions if you are made an offer.

    Postgradaute