Entry requirements, scholarships and keeping in touch for students from the Philippines

Entry requirements


Students from the Philippines would generally be required an international foundation programme to be considered for entry to year one of our bachelor courses. 

If you think you might need to complete a foundation or pathway programme, please contact the International Team to discuss your options at


Students will be eligible to apply if they have gained one of the following qualifications with an overall grade of “Good” or above:

  • Bachelor degree from a Prestigious University (Asian Institute of Management, Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, University of Santo Tomas, University of the Philippines) or a Centre of Excellence with two years relevant work experience.
  • Certificate/Diploma from Centre of Excellence or Prestigious University
  • Master’s Degree from Asian Institute of Management, Ateneo de Manila University, De La Salle University, University of Santo Tomas, University of the Philippines

English language

Students whose native language is not English, will need to present evidence of your English language level. We currently accept the IELTS test and our general requirement is 6.0 overall with no element below 5.5. 

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.

Our local representatives

We have agents and international officers representing Edinburgh Napier University in South East Asia and around the world.


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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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