The following information is intended as a guideline for students considering applying to Robert Gordon University with international qualifications.

Undergraduate

  • Students who do not meet our entry requirement will be considered for entry through our International College at Robert Gordon University
  • Entry requirements for undergraduate courses are listed on the course information pages
  • Students with qualifications from any international high school are expected to have results comparable to students from UK institutions
  • Students with a post high school qualification (i.e. a higher national diploma, associate degree etc) can be considered for advanced entry to some undergraduate courses

Year 1 entry

  • Students who hold the STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia/Malaysian Higher School Certificate, equivalent to UK A Level) - CGPA 2.33 or C+ 
  • Students who have completed the Matrikulasi (Matriculation certificate equivalent to UK A Level) - CGPA 2.33 or C+
  • Students with the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC to SQA Highers) Senior Middle Level with grade of B6 or 60% or above considered for entry to year 1. 

Year 2 entry

  • Students who hold the STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia/Malaysian Higher School Certificate equivalent to UK A Level) - CGPA 3.33 or B+  
  • Students who have completed the Matrikulasi (Matriculation certificate equivalent to UK A Level) - CGPA 3.33 or B+

English Language

  • We accept students with SPM 1119 English with Grade C or above.
  • Most undergraduate courses require an IELTS score of 6.0, with a minimum of 5.5 in each area. Some courses require a higher English Language score.
  • Always check the relevant course page before applying.

English language requirements 


Postgraduate

  • Bachelors Degree (equivalent to UK Hons Degree) with a Second Class degree or CGPA 2.67 out of 4 / Class 2 division ii / B- / 60-64 %
  • Applicants with a Graduate Certificate / Graduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate / Diploma will be considered on a case by case basis
  • A small number of University postgraduate programmes do require a minimum of second class upper classification, or an equivalent (please refer to the relevant course page)
  • Applicants with lower qualification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis
  • Students who do not meet our direct entry requirements may be able to undertake a pre-masters programme through our International College at Robert Gordon University

English Language

  • We accept students with SPM 1119 English with Grade C or above.
  • Most postgraduate courses require an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each area. Some courses require a higher English Language score.
  • Always check the relevant course page before applying.

English language requirements


Contact Us

For more information regarding our entry requirements, please contact international@rgu.ac.uk


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