Postgraduate Entry Requirements

The following information is meant as an indicative guide to the postgraduate entry requirements. Please visit our Postgraduate Courses pages and if appropriate our Country Specific Entry requirement pages where you will find more information on specific entry requirements for your intended course of study.

Postgraduate taught programmes

Usually, postgraduate applicants should have, or expect to attain, an appropriate first degree with a minimum of second class honours. Some programmes may require a higher degree classification. Alternative qualifications or experience may also be acceptable as equivalent. Please see individual courses and country specific entry requirements for international students for further details.

Research Degrees

Research degree applicants should have an excellent appropriate degree with first or upper second class honours, or equivalent.

International Students

For information and further detailed guidance on entry requirements for International Students, including the minimum English Language entry requirement, please visit the Entry Requirements by Country pages on the International Education Centre section of our website.

Mature Students

If you are over 25 years old and do not have appropriate academic qualifications, don't worry because applications from mature applicant are not always subject to our standard entry requirements. The applications will be considered individually. Also, a minimum of two years of relevant professional work experience can be recognised as an entry qualification and may be accepted.