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 Italy 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

We are normally looking for the following qualifications for entry:

Bachelor Degrees – BSc/BA

  • Minimum of 70 points in Diploma di Esame di Stato (formerly Diploma di Maturita)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) - successful completion of the course with a minimum of 24 points (a minimum score 4 in each standard and higher subject)
  • Standard qualification of proficiency in English

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

Masters Degrees – MSc/MA/MBA

  • Normally a Bachelors degree from a recognised university equivalent to a UK second class honours degree (Corsi di Laurea Specialistica; Corsi di Specializzazione di primo livello; Diploma di Laurea (prior to reforms of 1999); Licenza di Accademia di Belle Arti.
  • Standard qualification of proficiency in English

The University of Bedfordshire has agreements with a number of student recruitment agents throughout the European Union. Our agents can give you more information about the University and can help you with your application. There is no fee for these services.

Local Representatives

Language Data Bank
Galleria D´Azeglio 61/A, 55049 Viareggio (LU)
Tel: +39 0584 942246