Country Specific Information
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Please note that this information is intended as a guideline and allows you to broadly compare your qualifications to the British qualifications specified on the course pages of this website. Some courses may require a higher standard of English than stated in this page. Applications are considered on an individual basis and other qualifications or work experience may be taken into consideration.
- Students with the Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife/Abitur is accepted. The minimum grade accepted is 2.4 however a higher grade may be required dependant on the course applied for. Our Admissions Team can advise you on the specific overall grade for your chosen program
- Students with the Fachgebundene Hochschulreife/Fachhochschulreife or Berufsfachschulabschluss will be considered
- Students with the Fachschulabschluss (those awarded up until 2012 inclusive) may be considered for advanced entry to Year 2 and Year 3 of an undergraduate programme
- Applications will be considered on a case by case basis, please contact Admissions for information: email@example.com
- Applicants who do not hold an International High School qualification will be expected to undertake a pathway programme at our International College
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 and our English Language Requirements page before applying.
- A Bachelor Degree /Fachhochschuldiplom/Diplom (FH) of 2.2 = 3.5 or less or ‘Befriedigend’ – Satisfactory, and 2.1 = 2.5 or less 'Gut' - Good
- Applicants with a Magister Artium/Diplom (those issued after 2003) is comparable to a British Honours Degree
- A small number of our Postgraduate courses require a minimum of second class upper classification, or an equivalent - refer to the relevant course pages for more information
- Applicants with lower qualification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis. Contact Admissions for information: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Students who do not meet our direct entry requirements may be able to undertake a pre-masters programme through our International College at Robert Gordon University
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 and our English Language Requirements page before applying.
Partnerships allow international students to start a degree with RGU from an equivalent entry point.
- Hochschule Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Your chance to meet RGU staff to apply for a course or discuss an existing application.
We visit countries around the world at various times of the year. We also provide opportunities for you to chat to us online. Our regular web chats make it easy for you to connect with us from your own home.
If no visit is scheduled in your country, please contact the International Team and we will be happy to help you.
Scholarships & Funding
We have a wide range of scholarships are available to international students, find out if you are eligible for support for your country.
Scholarship or funding options may have additional eligibility requirements, however you may still qualify for support. Contact the International Team for further information, or search all Funding and Scholarships.
Available Scholarships & Funding for students from Germany
- Alumni Loyalty Discount
- Bureau Veritas
- Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland – Vacation Scholarships 2020
- Common Data Access Ltd Scholarship
- Emergency Loan Fund
Agents in Germany
These are our university-approved agents in Germany. In addition to our Admissions Office and International Team, they are available to help you with any enquiries and help with the submitting your application.