The following information is intended as a guideline for students considering applying to Robert Gordon University with international qualifications.

Undergraduate

  • International High School qualifications (eg. A Levels or International Baccalaureate) are expected to have comparable results to students from UK institutions.

  • We will also consider applications from students with either the STPM or Diploma Year 1. STPM is taken to be equivalent to A-level standard. Please visit the page for the course you are interested in and click on the Entry Requirements tab for information about our A level entry requirements.

  • Students can also apply with a UEC (Unified Examination Certificate) Senior Middle Level with a good pass level. Overall mark to be considered on a case by case basis but generally we will consider applicants with over 60-70%.

  • Students with a post high school qualification (i.e. a higher national diploma, associate degree etc) can be considered for advanced entry to some undergraduate courses. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

  • Students who do not hold an International High School qualification will be expected to undertake a pathway programme at our International College (ICRGU)

English Language

  • Students with SPM 1119 English  with Grade C or above, will be invited to a brief Confirmation of English conversation, delivered via Skype. This will act as a small check to confirm the level of English required for the University. This is a simple process. It is FREE and FAST.
  • Most undergraduate courses require an IELTS score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each area. Some courses require a higher English Language score.
  • Always check the relevant course page before applying.

English language requirements 


Postgraduate

  • A 3-4 year Bachelors Degree with a 1st or 2nd class award or GPA 2.75/4.0 will be considered for courses which require a 2.2 degree.
  • Students who do not meet the direct entry requirements may be able to undertake a pre-masters programme at our International College (ICRGU)

English Language

  • Students with SPM 1119 English with Grade C or above, will be invited to a brief Confirmation of English conversation, delivered via Skype. This will act as a small check to confirm the level of English required for the University. This is a simple process. It is FREE and FAST.
  • Most postgraduate courses require an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each area. Some courses require a higher English Language score.
  • Always check the relevant course page before applying.

English language requirements


Contact Us

For more information regarding our entry requirements, please contact international@rgu.ac.uk


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