Thinking about studying at Staffordshire University?

We welcome students from all over the world. Our safe and friendly campus offers award-winning teaching, research excellence, modern accommodation and outstanding facilities.

Based in the vibrant and cultural city of Stoke-on-Trent, our central location makes a great base for you to explore the rest of the UK.

By studying with us, you can achieve a qualification and skills to make a real impact in your chosen career and our dedicated international team is here to support you throughout your journey.

Why not take the first step and contact us to discuss your application?

Entry requirements

We accept a wide range of qualifications from all over the world. If you’re unsure, our friendly International Admissions Team will be happy to help.

Undergraduate

Undergraduate (bachelors) degrees

To apply for an undergraduate (bachelors) degree you need one of the following qualifications:

  • Applicants with a Grade 12 Senior High School Certificate with an average of 75% or above PLUS a Gaokao score of 110/150 in Maths can be considered for some Bachelor degrees in Engineering and Science
  • First year of a relevant Bachelor degree in a Chinese University with minimum 70%
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with 28 points overall
  • Successful completion of a relevant International Foundation Year from a recognised UK Institution
  • For A-Level requirements, please see the ‘entry requirements’ section on the relevant course page

Integrated masters and two-year accelerated degrees

To apply for an integrated masters or two-year accelerated degree you need one of the following qualifications:

  • Applicants with a Grade 12 Senior High School Certificate with an average of 75% or above PLUS a Gaokao score of 110/150 in Maths can be considered for some Bachelor degrees in Engineering and Science
  • First year of a relevant Bachelor degree in a Chinese University with minimum 70%
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with 30 points overall
  • Successful completion of a relevant International Foundation Year from a recognised UK Institution
  • For A-Level requirements, please see the ‘entry requirements’ section on the relevant course page

Postgraduate

Courses requiring a 2:1 degree

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant subject area with a minimum overall grade of 80%

Courses requiring a 2:2 degree

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant subject area with a minimum overall grade of 70%

Some of our courses may require more specific qualifications. For the exact entry requirements for your course, please see the individual course pages. If you are not sure and would like further help, please contact us.

English language requirements

The majority of our undergraduate (bachelor's) degree courses require a minimum overall IELTS score of 6.0, with 5.5 in reading, writing, speaking and listening. However, we also accept a wide range of qualifications from around the world.  View our full list of acceptable English language qualifications.

Requirements for postgraduate courses can be found in the entry requirements section of the course page.

Agents in China

We work with agents in your country who can help you through the application process.

Beijing

Chengdu

China

Nanjing

Ningbo

Shanghai

Xi'an

Zhengzhou

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