To join us you will need to meet our minimum entry requirements
These differ for each programme. If you have any doubts about whether you meet these requirements, contact us. We can also help if you cannot find your qualification or country on the list.
If you don't meet the English language requirements for your International Foundation Year or Pre-Masters programme, you can first join an Online English Programme.
Check the entry requirements for your programme
If you do not meet the English language requirements for your pathway programme, you can join an English language preparation course first.
To progress to your undergraduate or postgraduate degree, you will be required to successfully complete your pathway programme and achieve the required grades.
Undergraduate pathway entry requirements
Undergraduate Foundation Programme
- Nationality: Only available to overseas students‡, non-UK/Ireland
- Age: You must be 17 years old before the start of the first term
- English: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.0 overall (minimum 4.5 in writing and 4.0 in other areas)*
- Academic: Good high school graduation grades or equivalent academic study
*Students wanting to progress to Pharmacy (MPharm) are required to have Academic IELTS UKVI 5.5 with 5.5 in writing and no sub-skill below 5.0. Furthermore, students must pass the University interview in order successfully progress on to Pharmacy (MPharm).
*Alternatives are accepted for the English language requirement.
‡Students may need to complete the University of Strathclyde’s specific form for fee assessment purposes.