Studying at Bedfordshire

We are a truly international institution with students from over 100 countries. We accept a wide range of qualifications for entry to study – for specialist advice on our entry requirements for students from Ireland please contact:

Applying to study at Bedfordshire is very simple – find out more about how to apply

All our International students need to meet specific standards of English in order to complete their studies - find out more about English Language Requirements

Academic Entry Requirements

Guide for Applicants

We are normally looking for the following qualifications for entry:

Bachelor Degrees – BSc/BA

  • Satisfactory completion of a suitable one year Foundation / Access course in a relevant subject area (normally with a minimum of 60% and above)
  • Holders of the Irish Leaving Certificate (Irish Highers) in a minimum of 3 B's
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) - successful completion of the course with a minimum of 24 points (a minimum score 4 in each standard and higher subject)

Entry requirements may vary for some courses, particularly professional programmes.

Masters Degrees – MSc/MA/MBA

  • Holders of Bachelor Honours degree are suitable for entry to postgraduate study

Additionally, for the MBA we require a minimum of three years work experience.