Entry requirements, scholarships and keeping in touch for students from Bulgaria.

Entry requirements


You are eligible to apply if you have completed the Diploma za Sredno Obravozanie or Диплома за Cредно Oбразование (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education) with a minimum average grade of 4.5/6 or 59/100 or above and with grade 4 in two state maturity examinations. If a course requires a grade B at SQA Higher for a specific subject then you must have gained grade 5 in that subject.

Please note that international students are unable to enrol onto the Nursing programmes.

European Baccalaureate

If you are applying with a European Baccalaureate, you are eligible if you have gained either 60 or 70% depending on the course you choose to apply for. If a course requires an SQA Higher at grade B then 70% is required. Visit our course pages to find out more.

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You are eligible to apply if you have gained the following with a grade of 4/6 or above (Dobur or above) which is equivalent to a 2:2 and a 5/6 or above (Mnogo Dobur or above) which is equivalent to a 2:1:

  •     Бакалавър (awarded from 2003) -  British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard
  •     Диплома за Заваршено Висше Образование (Diploma of Completed Higher Education)   up to and including 1995 only - British Bachelor degree       standard
  •     Професионален бакалавър (from 2003 onwards) - British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard

English language

You are are required to sit an English language test to gain entry to the University.

Find the approved English tests and scores we accept on our English Language Requirements page.

We also offer various pre-sessional English language programmes for applicants who have test results below the programme requirement. 

Some courses may require a higher English language score. Visit our course pages to find out more.

Our courses

Scholarships for EU students

We have scholarships available for undergraduate, postgraduate and visiting EU students. Check out the relevant pages to learn more about eligibility and the selection process.

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More than 95% of our undergraduate students are in work or further study within six months of graduating (HESA 2014/15) thanks to our industry-focused courses, excellent facilities and student support.

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