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Entry Requirements

Welcoming Applicants from Around the World

On this page, you'll find out more about the entry requirements for the University of Cumbria, including country-specific academic qualifications and English language requirements.

If you have any questions about the entry requirements listed below, please don't hesitate to contact our international team at international@cumbria.ac.uk



English Language Requirements

You may be asked for a recognised English language qualification (SELT – Secure English Language Test).

The level of English you will be asked for depends on the degree you are applying for.



Undergraduate Courses

Postgraduate Courses

Pre-Sessional English Language Courses

We offer pre-sessional English language courses for students coming to study at the University of Cumbria.

The programmes are designed to help you to improve your English language ability and increase your current English test score level to at least the minimum entry requirement of your degree programme.

The programme content includes:

  • Academic reading and writing
  • Academic listening and discussion
  • Speaking skills

The international admissions team will automatically consider you for a pre-sessional programme as part of the decision on your course application. You will be sent full information and application details with your course offer.



Qualifications by Country

To assist you we have prepared some specific information for individual countries that will help you check whether you meet the university entry requirements. These are minimum requirements; some programmes may require higher grades and some programmes may have specific subject requirements that need to be met.

If your country is not featured below, please visit Find My Country here.

Any questions, please contact our International Admissions team who will be pleased to help you.



Africa



Egypt

Kenya

Mauritius

Morroco

Uganda

Zimbabwe

Asia



Azerbaijan

Hong Kong

Iran

Iraq

Japan

Kazakhstan

Malaysia

Myanmar

Philippines

Singapore

Qatar

Taiwan

Thailand

UAE

Vietnam

Europe



Austria

Belgium

Brazil

Czech Republic

Denmark

Finland

Germany

Greece

Iceland

Malta

Moldova

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Switzerland

Turkey

Ukraine

South America



Ecuador

Mexico

Peru

Venezuela

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