Entry requirements for students from Taiwan

The University of Sheffield accepts a number of different qualifications from Taiwan. Some of the most common are listed on the following pages. Should your qualification not be listed here, please contact the Taiwan Team directly.

Entry requirements

English Language Requirements

The new English Language Teaching Centre (ELTC)

All applicants are required to have an internationally recognised English language qualification such as IELTS or or equivalent. The minimum score that is accepted for entry is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Some departments may require a higher score.

English language entry requirements - find out more

Should you wish to know the exact English language requirements for your chosen programme, please contact the Taiwan Team.

English Language Teaching Centre (ELTC)

For those applicants who do not currently have the necessary English language requirements, the University of Sheffield is able to offer a number of English language courses at our English Language Teaching Centre.

Undergraduate Programmes e.g. BSc, BA, BEng/ MEng

A variety of qualifications can be considered for direct admission to undergraduate bachelor degree programmes. All applications for undergraduate programmes should be made through UCAS.

Visit the UCAS website for more information

Taiwanese Senior High School Leaving Certificate

Applicants who have successfully completed the Senior High School Leaving Certificate will need to complete a recognised Foundation programme to be considered for entry into the first year of undergraduate programmes. Please contact the Taiwan Team to check if the Foundation Programme that you are considering is acceptable for entry.

The University of Sheffield is able to offer the following Foundation course:

The International College

The International College provides undergraduate foundation programmes specifically designed for students seeking entry into the University of Sheffield. Applicants will need to have achieved a score of 70% from their Senior High School Leaving Certificate.

Find out more about the International College

Junior College Diploma

Applicants who have the Senior High School Leaving Certificate plus the two year Junior College Diploma (minimum average of 70% overall) from a recognised Taiwanese institution will be considered for first year entry of undergraduate programmes.

Applicants who have completed the Junior High School plus the five year Junior College Diploma (minimum average of 70% overall) from a recognised Taiwanese institution will be considered for first year entry of undergraduate programmes.

First Year University Degree Students

Applicants who have successfully completed the first year of a Taiwan university undergraduate degree will be considered for entry to the first year of undergraduate programmes.

A Level

Applicants with a minimum of 3 A levels will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.

International Baccalaureate

International Baccalaureate diploma holders will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.

Postgraduate Taught Programmes e.g. MA, MSc

New! Mandarin web pages for postgraduate applicants

Find out more about how to apply in Mandarin using our new web pages from Admissions, which give you guidelines about how to apply to our postgraduate taught courses.

We have over 200 postgraduate taught courses - if you are considering further study, there's a very good chance we'll have the course to meet your needs.

Search for a postgraduate course

Taiwanese University Degree Holders

Holders of a good bachelor degree (with a minimum average of 70% overall) from a recognised Taiwan university will be considered for direct entry to postgraduate diploma or masters programmes.

International College

Our International College provides pre-Masters programmes specifically designed for students seeking entry into the University of Sheffield.

Find out more about the International College

For Entry to MBA

Holders of a good bachelor degree from a recognised Taiwanese university and at least 3 years´ post-graduation work experience will be considered for direct admission to the MBA. Applicants must be at least 25 years old by the time the programme starts.

For further information on the MBA programme

For Entry to Postgraduate Research Programmes e.g. MPhil, PhD, PhD with Integrated Masters

With around 2,000 postgraduate research students from over 100 different countries, Sheffield is one of the foremost centres for research training in the UK.

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Holders of a good bachelor degree and a good masters degree from a recognised Taiwanese university will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate research programmes.

If you are in any doubt about whether you are eligible to study at Sheffield, please contact the Taiwan Team.

Online Enquiry - contact the Taiwan Team

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If you are in any doubt about whether you are eligible to study at Sheffield, please contact the Taiwan Team.

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