Foundation certificate academic entry requirements
In general, entry to a Foundation Certificate course requires you to have passed Grade 12 (or equivalent). Contact us for specific entry requirements for different countries.
Pre-Masters course academic entry requirements
In general, entry to a Pre-Masters course requires you to have an undergraduate degree, equivalent to a UK ordinary degree. Contact us for specific entry requirements for different countries.
English language ability
IELTS 5.0 (or equivalent) for entry to a three-term course
IELTS 5.5 (or equivalent) for entry to a two-term course
You will need to show proof of English language ability – usually an IELTS test (or equivalent SELT ). A higher IELTS score means your course will be shorter and you can progress to the University of Glasgow more quickly.
Applicants who provide an IELTS certificate must have an overall score that is within one bandwidth of the IELTS entry requirement for their chosen course. Additionally, no single score for the speaking, listening, reading and writing elements may be less than IELTS 4.0.
Please note: All entry requirements are minimum grades only and must be from approved institutions of higher education.
For information on whether a qualification is from an approved institution please contact the Application and Admissions Centre. All admissions decisions are at the sole discretion of the College.
Proving your English ability
Prospective students can now sit the PTE Academic test (Pearson Test of English Academic). It’s fast, reliable and secure and consists of one single three-hour session covering all four skills. Available around the world, the test can be arranged with just 48 hours notice and results are typically available within five business days.
The table below shows the PTE Academic scores that will be required to study at the College:
|Course type||Required PTE Academic Score|
|Foundation Certificate, English preparation courses||36 in each component|
|Pre-Masters (excluding English preparation)||51 in each component|