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Entry requirements for Ethiopia

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak we want to ensure the welfare of our staff and students. Our staff won't be able to attend international exhibitions or events at this time but you can still get in touch.

Our entry requirements will vary depending on your level of study, the course you are interested in and your English language proficiency.

Foundation programmes

If you have graduated from the national high school system, you will be required to successfully complete a one-year International Foundation Programme before entering our undergraduate courses.

Please contact the International Office for more information.

Undergraduate courses

For entry to our undergraduate programmes, you will need to successfully complete an acceptable international foundation programme or have good A-Levels/ International Baccalaureate grades or successfully complete years 1 or 2 of a bachelor's degree at a recognised University in Ethiopia.

Postgraduate taught courses

You will be required to have a master's degree from a recognised institution.

Postgraduate research courses

There are a number of possible entry routes to our postgraduate research courses. We will consider applicants who have successfully completed a master's from a recognised institution.

In some cases, applicants may be required to complete a Master's course at Cardiff University prior to embarking upon PhD studies.

English language

A relevant English Language Qualification is also required. You should gain a minimum of a C in the Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE).

If you are unsure of your qualifications or entry requirements, please contact us.