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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:

  • Ylioppilastutkinto/Studentexamen with an average grade of Magna cum laude approbatur (5) in the four compulsory exams
  • 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:

  • Ylioppilastutkinto/Studentexamen with an average grade of Magna cum laude approbatur (6) in the four compulsory exams
  • 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

  • Kandidaatti / Kandidat 3/5

Courses requiring a 2:2 degree

  • Kandidaatti / Kandidat 2/5

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

To demonstrate your language proficiency as being equivalent to CEFR B2, we accept the following qualifications from your country:

  • Overall grade of 5 in Ylioppilastutkintotodistus / Studentexamensbetyg - Englanti, pitkä oppimäärä (A), plus General Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Lukion päättötodistus / Avgångsbetyg från gymnasiet) at grade 8.

Please note that these qualifications are valid at Staffordshire University for a period of 5 years since the test was taken, unless otherwise stated above.

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021