Postgraduate entry requirements

This is a rough guide to the postgraduate entry requirements. You will find more information on specific entry requirements on the individual postgraduate course pages.

Postgraduate programmes (including Masters)

Usually, postgraduate applicants should have an appropriate first degree with a minimum of second class honours, or alternatively a qualification or experience which is acceptable as equivalent. Masters programmes also require a minimum degree classification. Bachelor degrees gained in the UK are normally accepted.

Research Degrees

Research degree applicant 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, click here.

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.

**Some programmes may require a higher degree classification or a high degree award