Essential information about funding, bursaries and scholarships for all students.
All the information you need to apply to the University of Gloucestershire.
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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 individual course pages and to pay careful attention to the conditions stated in any offer letter they receive.
– Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE): A minimum score of 3 in compulsory subjects and two electives with HKDSE Mathematics Compulsory minimum grade 3.
– For courses requiring A Level equivalent Mathematics, applicants must have taken and attained a minimum score of 4 in ‘Extended Maths’.
– International A Levels: Typically, 112 UCAS tariff points, e.g. grades BBC, with GCSE Maths & English grade C/4 (or equivalent)
International Baccalaureate (IB): Minimum 26 points
– Level 5 (year 2): Associate degree or Higher Diploma with a GPA of at least 2.5 out of 4.0
– Level 6 (year 3): Associate degree or Higher Diploma with a GPA of at least 2.7 out of 4.0
Successful completion of a Bachelors degree with a minimum 2:2 lower second degree or with a minimum GPA of 2.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent.
MRes applicants must have successfully completed a 3 or 4 year Bachelor degree with a minimum GPA 3.0 or equivalent. For Doctorate and PhD admission, 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.
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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.