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Mauritius / Entry requirements

General requirements for undergraduate courses

Holders of A-levels or the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with good grades are considered for entry onto undergraduate programmes – please see the individual course profiles for detailed entry requirements for each of our bachelor’s degree programmes.

Students studying the French Baccalauréat will normally be asked to achieve at least 12–14 overall. Specific scores may be specified in certain subjects, and your offer for entry will vary depending on the subject for which you apply.

General requirements for postgraduate/research courses

Applicants for a master's degree will generally require a bachelor's degree from a recognised institution with a minimum class of 2:1.

A good master's degree from a recognised university is required for entry to postgraduate research programmes.

English language requirements

All applicants to the University (from the UK and overseas) are required to show evidence of English language proficiency.

UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires that every student from outside the UK and the EU must show evidence of a minimum level of English language in order to be granted a UK visa (Tier 4 visa) to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level. This level is often referred to as the ‘B2 level’.

Additionally, our individual Schools may ask for specific English language proficiency levels that are necessary for their academic programmes. In most cases these requirements are likely to be higher than the B2 level. Further information about our English language policy, including a list of some of the English language qualifications we accept, can be found here.

Some Schools ask that the appropriate score has been met before you apply for a course, while others give conditional offers subject to applicants achieving our general entry requirement level of English language proficiency before starting the course.

Under certain circumstances, the University may consider IGCSE/O-level English, or International Baccalaureate Language (English) or Language and Literature (English) at high grades as a recognised English language qualification.

Other entry requirements

Please note that this is generic information only. Faculties and Schools have different entry requirements and some qualifications may not be acceptable for certain courses, so it is important to check with the School directly before you apply.

Some courses have additional entry requirements such as previous work experience, submission of written work with the application or previous study of a particular subject.