Entry Requirements

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Entry Requirements for International Students

The minimum entry requirements are:

Undergraduate Students

> 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).

Examples of acceptable English language qualifications include:


> IGCSE or GCSE English (as a Second or First Language)

> Cambridge GCE English A Levels / AS Level English Literature


> IB English High Level / English A: Literature

> Anglia Examinations

> Michigan Proficiency Pass

> SAT Admissions test

> Pearson PTE

> Password Skills Plus Test (offered by our University).

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, called Password Test. You can contact [email protected] for more information.
  3. International Students who will require a student visa must provide an official English language qualification, as per the list above. The only exemption allowed is if the student is a national of UK, Ireland, USA, Canada (only if the language of teaching on High School or University is English), Australia or New Zealand.

Take the English Language Admissions Test at UCLan Cyprus.

We offer the online Password Skills Plus 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 Skills Plus test will test your Reading, Vocabulary, Grammar, Writing and Listening, 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 24694059 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 €120.

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.