Entry requirements for students from Bangladesh

We have been welcoming students from Bangladesh for many years and our staff are very familiar with the Bangladeshi education system and qualifications.

High entrance requirements for our degree programmes at Sheffield reflect the quality of the University.

All applicants are required to have an internationally recognised English language qualification such as IELTS. The minimum score that is accepted for entry, in line with UKBA regulations, is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Please note that some departments may require a higher score.

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The information below is for guidance only - if you would like further advice please contact The Bangladesh Team. Please be aware, however, that final decisions can only be made upon receipt of an official application.

Entry requirements

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

A variety of qualifications can be considered for direct admission to undergraduate bachelor degree programmes.

Higher Secondary Certificate Candidates who have successfully completed their HSC examinations in Bangladesh and who have also completed an approved Foundation Programme (such as those provided by Sheffield International College) can be considered for entry to undergraduate programmes.
A Levels Applicants with a minimum of 3 A levels will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes. Required scores and subjects vary from course to course and can be found in our online prospectus.
International Baccalaureate International Baccalaureate diploma holders will be considered for
direct admission to undergraduate programmes. Required scores and subjects vary from course to course and can be found in our online prospectus.
2 Year Bachelor Degree Applicants with a good 2 year Bachelor degree from a recognised institution in Bangladesh will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.

If you don't meet the entry requirements:

Sheffield International College provides undergraduate foundation programmes specifically designed for students seeking entry into the University of Sheffield.

Visit Sheffield International College website to find out more

Postgraduate Taught Programmes e.g. MA, MSc

Holders of a 4 year Bachelors Applicants with a good 4 year Bachelor of Engineering/Science from a recognised institution in Bangladesh will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or taught Masters programmes.
Holders of a 2 or 3 year Bachelors followed by a Masters Applicants with a good 2 or 3 year Bachelor followed by a good Masters from recognised institutions in Bangladesh will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or taught Masters programmes.

If you don't meet the entry requirements:

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

Visit Sheffield International College website to find out more

Postgraduate Research Programmes e.g. MPhil, PhD

Holders of a bachelor degree and a good masters degree with very high grades from a recognised university in Bangladesh 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 Bangladesh Team:

email : jessica.bream@sheffield.ac.uk