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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

Please contact the International Office directly to discuss your qualifications.

FdSc foundation degree

دبلوم التعليم العام  General Education Diploma subjects are acceptable if supplemented by GCE A Levels, or a bridging/foundation or equivalent course.

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

دبلوم التعليم العام  General Education Diploma subjects are acceptable if supplemented by GCE A Levels, or a bridging/foundation course.

MSc postgraduate degree

Satisfactory completion of a relevant undergraduate degree course will normally be considered for entry to an MSc course.

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 from Oman normally require a visa to study in the UK – further information can be found here.

International representatives in Oman

Sparsholt College is in the process of recruiting a representative in Oman.

British Council in Oman

The British Council in Oman is an excellent source of information about life and studying in the UK. Their website and contact details can be found here in English, and الموقع باللغة العربية