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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

The Devlet Meslek Lise Diplomasi, and the Devlet Teknik Lise Diplomasi may both be appropriate for entry onto Level 3 courses.

FdSc foundation degree

Good grades in the Lise Bitirme Diplomasi and the Devlet Lise Diplomasi may be accepted for entry for undergraduate studies is they include a science subject. FdSc Veterinary Science requires high grades in these examinations, and also requires a science subject.

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

High grades in the Lise Bitirme Diplomasi and the Devlet Lise Diplomasi may be accepted for entry for undergraduate studies is they include a science subject.

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

International representatives in Turkey

Sparsholt College is in the process of appointing international representation in Turkey.

The British Council in Turkey

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