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South Korea / Entry requirements

General requirements for undergraduate courses

If you hold an Inmungye High School Diploma, you will need to study on a foundation course prior to your bachelor degree.

If you hold a Junior College Diploma you will be considered for entrance to a bachelors degree course.

General requirements for postgraduate/research courses

If you hold a Haksa (bachelors) degree with a GPA of at least 3.5 (out of 4.5) or 3.0 (out of 4.3), then you may be considered for postgraduate study.

For PhD and MPhil courses you will also normally be expected to hold a Suksa (masters) degree.

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.