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Postgraduate Minimum Entry Requirements


This is a guide to the minimum requirements accepted by The University of Edinburgh, depending on country of study. You must have scored at least the minimum requirements listed below in order to be considered for admission to a postgraduate degree program at the University.

For example, if you have studied for a Licenciatura in Angola, you must have scored a minimum of 14 to apply to The University of Edinburgh

If your degree qualification is not included in the list below, please complete the Applicant Eligiblity Assessment with your completed or predicted results and we will be able to assess if you are eligible to apply for the Scholarship Program.
 
Country study completed Qualification Grading Scale Minimum Grade Requirement (you must achieve at a minimum the below score)
Angola Licenciatura 20 Point scale 14
Benin Maitrise 4 Point Scale 3.00
Botswana Bachelor’s Degree (5years) UK Classification Upper Second (2:1)
Alpha Score B
0-100% 70%
Bachelor’s Degree (4 years) UK Classification First
Alpha Score A
0-100% 80%
Burundi Diplome d'Ingenieur 0-100% 80%
Narratvie Plus grande distinction
Excellent
Cameroon Licence/Bachelor/Maitrise 0-100% 70%
4 Point Scale 3.33
20 Point scale 15
Canada Bachelor/Baccalaureat/Bachelier 9 Point Scale 7.00
Alpha Scale B+
0 - 100% 75%
4 Point Scale 3.25
Congo, Democratic Rep Maitrise 20 Point Scale 15
Eritrea Bachelor’s Degree 4 Point Scale 3.40
Ethiopia Bachelor’s Degree 4 Point Scale 3.50
0-100% 85%
Gambia, The Bachelor’s Degree 4 Point Scale 3.70
0-100% 70%
Ghana Bachelor’s Degree UK Classification Upper Second (2:1)
4 Point Scale 3.00
Kenya Bachelor’s Degree UK Classification Upper Second (2:1)
4 Point Scale 3.00
Lesotho Bachelor’s Degree (5 years) 0-100% 80%
Liberia Bachelor’s Degree 4 Point Scale 3.40
Madagascar Maitrise 20 Point Scale 14
4 Point Scale 3.20
Malawi Bachelor’s Degree 0-100% 80%
Mali Diplome de Maitrise 20 Point Scale 15
Mauritius Bachelor’s Degree UK Classification Upper Second (2:1)
0-100% 60%
Mozambique Grau de Licenciado/a 20 Point Scale 14
Namibia Bachelor’s Degree Narrative Scale Distinction
0-100% 80%
Nigeria Bachelor’s Degree UK Classification Upper Second (2:1)
5 Point Scale 3.50
0-100% 60%
Rwanda Maitrise/Licence/
Diplome de Docteur en Medicine/
Bachelor's (Honours) degree
0-100% 70%
20 Point Scale 14
Senegal Maitrise 20 Point Scale 12
Sierra Leone Bachelor’s (Honours) degree UK Classification Upper Second (2:1)
Somalia Laurea/Bachelor's Degree 0-100% 85%
Alpha Scale B+
4 Point Scale 3.50
South Africa Bachelor’s (Honours) degree UK Classification Upper Second (2:1)
0-100% 65%
South Sudan Bachelor’s (Honours) degree Alpha Scale B+
4 Point Scale 3.50
Sudan Bachelor’s Degree Alpha Scale B+
4 Point Scale 3.20
0-100% 70%
Swaziland Bachelor’s degree (4+ years) UK Classification First class
0-100% 80%
Tanzania Bachelor’s Degree UK Classification Upper Second (2:1)
4 Point Scale 3.00
5 Point Scale 4.00
Togo Licence 20 Point Scale 14
Uganda Bachelor’s Degree UK Classification Upper Second (2:1)
0-100% 70%
Alpha Scale B+
5 Point Scale 4.00
United Kingdom Bachelor’s Degree UK Classification Upper Second (2:1)
USA Bachelor’s Degree 4 Point Scale 3.25
Zambia Bachelor’s Degree Narrative Scale Distinction
Zimbabwe Bachelor’s (Honours) degree UK Classification Upper Second (2:1)
4 Point Scale 3.00
Narrative Scale Merit