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Entry requirements for Turkey

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

Foundation courses

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.

You will be required to successfully complete the State/Private High School Diploma/Lise Diplomasi with an overall average of 70% and at least 70% in key subject areas to be considered for admission on to our International Foundation Programme.

Some subjects, such as healthcare allied professions, will require higher grades. Please contact the Foundation Office for more information.

Undergraduate courses

Most degree courses at Cardiff University require a GPA of 4.0.

You will be required to have good A-level scores or the equivalent of the International Baccalaureate Diploma to be considered for admission on to our undergraduate degree courses.

Alternatively, the successful completion of a recognised International Foundation Programme or one or more years of undergraduate study at a recognised Turkish University may also be considered as acceptable for entry on to our undergraduate degree courses.

Postgraduate taught courses

Entrance requirements for taught postgraduate courses (i.e. master's courses) vary according to the course applied for and the background of the applicant. As a general rule, admissions tutors would ask that the following conditions be met:

  • Successful completion of a relevant four year bachelor's degree from a recognised institution, with a good GPA.

Postgraduate research courses

As a general rule, students applying for research courses from Turkey should be able to provide evidence that they have already carried out research, usually via the successful completion of a relevant master's degree.

Academic entry requirements

You'll need to have successfully completed a relevant four year bachelor's degree from a recognised institution, with a good GPA and possibly also successful completion of a relevant master's programme from a recognised institution.

English language

A relevant English language qualification is also required — normally a minimum of 6.5 IELTS, however, this may vary from course to course.

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