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Academic entry requirements

These entry requirements are for guidance only, please contact the International Office if you have any questions about the eligibility of your own qualifications.

If you are studying in an international school teaching A levels or IB please refer to our UK/EU entry qualifications. If you are studying in an international school under the US system, please consult our US entry requirements.

Level 3 Diploma

Orta Təhsil Haqqında Şəhadətnamə (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education), the Diplomu Esas Tehsil Haqqinda Shehadetname (Vocational School/Lyceum Diploma), and the Orta Ixtisas Məktəbləri (Technical/Vocational College Diploma) are appropriate for entry onto Level 3 courses.

FdSc foundation degree

Please contact the International Office to discuss the eligibility of your qualifications and experience.

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

Please contact the International Office to discuss the eligibility of your qualifications and experience.

MSc postgraduate degree

Satisfactory completion of a relevant undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above. This should have been taught in English, or you should have the MSc English requirements outlined below.

English language requirements

Please note that only Secure English Language Tests are valid for Tier 4 (General) student visas. The location of your nearest SELT provider is listed here.

Level 3 Diploma

IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall, with a minimum 5.0 in any band; please see here for the list of approved English language tests.

FdSc foundation degree

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band; please see here for the list of approved English language tests.

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 overall, with a minimum 5.5 in any band; please see here for the list of approved English language tests.

MSc postgraduate degree

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall, with a minimum 6.0 in any band; please see here for the list of approved English language tests.

Visa requirements

Students ordinarily resident in Azerbaijan normally require a visa to study in the UK.

The British Council in Azerbaijan

The British Council in Azerbaijan is an excellent source of information about life and studying in the UK. Their website and contact details can be found here.