Entry requirements for students from Norway

We have been welcoming students from Norway for many years and our staff are very familiar with the Norwegian 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 or the Vitnemål English with a grade 4. Click on the link below to find out which other qualifications we will accept.

English language entry requirements - find out more

The following information is for guidance only.

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. All applications for undergraduate programmes should be made through UCAS.

Norwegian Vitnemål                                                                                                                            

Students who hold the Norwegian Vitnemål with good grades will be considered for direct entry. Please visit our International qualifications page for details of grade equivalences.

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.

Required scores and subjects vary from course to course and can be found in our online prospectus.

Postgraduate Taught Programmes e.g. MA, MSc

Holders of a good bachelor degree from a recognised University in Norway with a good GPA will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or masters programmes.

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

Holders of a good Bachelor degree and a good Masters degree from a recognised University in Norway 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 Norway Team.

email: jane.ashcroft@sheffield.ac.uk