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University of St Andrews

Entry requirements

Undergraduate

To apply for undergraduate courses the following is required:

  • A-levels or IB: subjects and grades requirements vary depending on the course or School leaving certificate equivalent to UK A-Levels or
  • School leaving certificate and successful completion of International Foundation programme.
  • IELTS from 5.5 if English is not the first language of an applicant.
  • Creative portfolio might be required for arts, design and architecture related courses.
  • BMAT or UKCAT tests will be required for medical and some biomedical courses.
  • Application should be submitted online via UCAS.

Postgraduate

To apply for postrgraduate courses the following is required:

  • A Bachelor degree from the university in the UK or approved institution of higher education outside the UK or Professional qualifications can be accepted for some courses.
  • IELTS from 6.0 if English is not the first language of an applicant.
  • If grades at Bachelor degree are not sufficient, Pre-Masters programme can be taken by International students prior to their Master studies.
  • Relevant working experience might be required for some courses.
  • GMAT can be required for some business releated courses.
  • Creative portfolio might be required for arts, design and architecture related courses.
  • Application should be submitted online on the website of the University or via UCAS Postgraduate.

Entry requirements vary by course. Please see the exact requirements at the page of courses, or request information via an inquiry form on the right.

How to apply

Most applicants for first-year entry will apply to other universities as well as to the University of St Andrews and will do so by making a single online UCAS application. International students can apply directly to the university.


Your UCAS application should be submitted by the appropriate deadline. Medicine, 15 October; all other courses for UK/UE applicants 15 January; International applicants 30 June.

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University of St Andrews
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St Katharine's West
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KY16 9AX
United Kingdom
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Location

The University is located in the small town of St Andrews in rural Fife.