Essential information about funding, bursaries and scholarships for all students.
All the information you need to apply to the University of Gloucestershire.
If you have a question about what life is really like at the University of Gloucestershire, you can speak to a current student. They’ll be happy to share their knowledge with you on anything from halls of residence to the best things to do in Gloucestershire in your free time.
We understand that it can sometimes be difficult to work out what your qualifications match with in the UK education system, so the following country-specific information should help you decide which level of study is most appropriate for you.
Please note that some courses may require higher entry requirements than the basic requirements described below (higher minimum results, interview, portfolio, work experience, etc.).
Applicants are advised to also check the course page, and to pay careful attention to the conditions stated in the offer letter.
Successful completion of High School/Secondary School Diploma or Diplome d’Etudes Collegiales (DEC) with minimum 65% in five Grade 12 courses. Or, satisfactorily completion of one year of college/university level study with minimum GPA of 2.7.
Compulsory regardless of qualifications: minimum 65% in Grade 11 English.
Advanced entry (transfer)
Level 5 (second year):
Completion of two-year (or four-semester accelerated) Diploma at recognised College with minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4.0 in relevant subject area (details of modules must be submitted, i.e. syllabus and course outline), OR
Associate Degree in relevant subject with a minimum GPA of 2.8 out of 4.0 (must present details of modules taken), OR
Two years of Bachelors Degree completed with minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4.0 and at least 120 CATS equivalent of relevant modules taken (must present details of modules, I.e. syllabus).
Level 6 (final year):
Completion of three-year Advanced Diploma at recognised College with minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4.0 in relevant subject area (details of modules must be submitted, i.e. syllabus and course outline), OR
Completion of a combination of a two-year Diploma and a one-year Ontario Graduate Certificate at a recognised College with minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4.0 in relevant subject area (details of modules must be submitted, OR
Three years of Bachelors Degree completed with minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4.0 and at least 240 CATS equivalent of relevant modules taken (must present details of modules (syllabus)).
Successful completion of a Bachelors degree (three-year or four-year) at a recognised institution with a minimum GPA of 2.7 out of 4.0 or equivalent.
MRes applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelors degree (three-year or four-year) with a minimum GPA 3.0 (out of 4.0) or equivalent.
Doctorate and PhD: applicants must have successfully completed a Masters degree with a good grade in a related subject field or hold relevant work experience. In addition, some programmes may require work experience and/or a strong portfolio of work.
Applicants are expected to submit a research proposal.
Find out more about the English Language qualifications you’ll need
The University of Gloucestershire is approved for provincial student aid to cover tuition/costs in several of Canada’s provinces, including Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta. Please see links below to the student aid pages held by provincial governments.
Please note: if the University of Gloucestershire is not currently approved in a province, or a specific programme is not yet approved, we can work with students on designation application forms – this process can take up to two months so will require timely attention.
*If you are pursuing studies outside Canada, you must contact Aide Financière aux Etudes (AFE) to find out the code of your educational institution and the procedure to follow to obtain financial assistance. Please note that no financial assistance is available for students in police technology or medical programs outside Québec, except for students enrolled at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine.
Local agents offer you support in your own country and language, helping you with your application, student visa, logistical considerations and questions about studying in the UK. These services are typically free of charge and can make the whole process easier.
With an exciting mix of city and country living in the South West of England, Gloucestershire is a great place to be a student.
From world-famous festivals to international-standard sports facilities, there’s something for everyone and there are great transport links to the nearby cities of Bristol and Birmingham, as well as London.