Entry requirements

You must have achieved a bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons), or equivalent, or a good performance in a Masters level course in a relevant subject. We also recognise relevant industrial and academic experience.

English language requirements

If English isn’t your first language, you’ll need to produce evidence of a language qualification before registration as a postgraduate student.

We will accept the following qualifications and scores:

IELTS - an overall band of 6.0 with no individual skill band below 5.5 in all components

iBT TOEFL - (Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): a score of 87 overall with Listening 20; Reading 20; Speaking 22; Writing 21.

Other English Language qualifications may be acceptable, please contact us to find out more.

Language centre

The University’s Language Centre offers the Academic English for Postgraduate Studies pre-sessional course, which teaches the necessary language and academic study skills required for a research degree programme.