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

Entry requirements


You are eligible to apply  if you have completed the Högskoleförberedande Examen (Higher Education Preparatory Diploma) post 2013 or Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola (Upper secondary school leaving certificate), also known as, Studentexamen with an overall grade Val Godkand (VG) /C/ 15/20 or above.

For Nursing/Veterinary Nursing minimum entry requirements contact ugadmissions@napier.ac.uk

International Baccalaureate

If you are applying with an International Baccalaureate (IB), you are eligible if you have a minimum score of 26-29 or above. If a course requires a specific subject at grade B at SQA Higher then grade 5 or above in higher level is required. Visit our course pages to find out more.

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European Baccalaureate

If you're 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 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). Kandidatexamen, Fil.Kand.FK or Licentiatexamen (Pass/Godkänd).

English language    

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

  • IELTS 6.0 overall with no element below 5.5
  • Pearson's Test of Academic English overall score of 56 with at least a score of 51 in the listening, reading, writing and speaking components 
A full list of accepted tests can be found on our English language requirement page

We 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. Please search for the course you're interested in to find out more.

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We have agents and international officers representing Edinburgh Napier University in Eurasia and across the world.

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Why choose Edinburgh Napier?

We'll give you the skills and practical experience to take you where you want to go. 

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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