Entry Requirements

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Entry Requirements for Local and EU Students

The minimum entry requirements are:

Undergraduate Students

> Apolytirion or High School Leaving Certificate or 96 A’ Level points (new Tariff system) in relevant subjects.

> Certified Proof of English Language knowledge to a score of at least IELTS 5.5 or equivalent according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Postgraduate Students

> Bachelor’s degree, with at least Lower Second Class or equivalent.

> Certified Proof of English Language knowledge to a score of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

To Apply, check How to Apply process here, or complete your online application here.


  1. In case you still do not have your School leaving certificate (for Undergraduates) or your Bachelor’s degree (for Postgraduates) you can provide the latest mark sheet you have and a conditional offer letter will be issued to secure your place.
  2. In case you do not have an accredited English language qualification, we offer our recognised English language Admissions test. We also offer Intensive English Language courses which quickly enhance your English level. You can contact [email protected] for more information.
  3. Students whose native language is English or those who have completed their High School education in English or Bachelor from a UK University, need to provide appropriate evidence, and the Admissions Department will advise them of their eligibility accordingly.
  4. International Students who will require a student visa must provide an official English language qualification, or they can take the University’s English Admissions test (Password). The only exemption allowed is if they are nationals of UK, Ireland, USA, Canada (only if the language of teaching on High School or University is English), Australia or New Zealand.

Take the UCLan Cyprus English Language Admissions Test.

We now offer the online Password English test, which is an internationally recognised English Language University Admissions test created by researchers involved in the development and validation of Language assessments such as IELTS and Cambridge suite.

The Password Knowledge test will test your Reading, Vocabulary, Grammar and Writing and you will be awarded a CEFR-aligned level certificate specifying a score between 3.0 and 7.0 and above. The test can be taken online or at the UCLan Cyprus campus.

You can take the test whether you are a prospective student or not, and you can use your certificate and grade for proof of your English Language Level either at entry at English universities or institutes or at a job application. Please contact us for more information.

In order to take the test, you need to inform our Admissions Office at [email protected] or at 24694139 who will guide you on how the test works online, when you can take it, how you can prepare for it, and any steps you need to take in advance.

The Password Test fee is €45.

Let’s help you prepare for our English Language Entry Test.

If you are a student who is thinking of joining UCLan Cyprus yet concerned about the English level or the English Language Certificate and Test, then our English Preparation Courses are perfect for you. Our courses have a 98% success rate and we will take you through all the necessary content to get you to the level you need to secure your place here at UCLan Cyprus.

Please register your interest at: [email protected] or at +35724694099 or +35724694083.