Entry requirements for students from Iran

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

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

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.

A Level

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

International Baccalaureate

Applicants with a minimum of 34 points will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.

Iranian Qualifications

Pre-University Certificate with high grades will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.

Fogh –Diplom / Kar-dani Associate Degree with high grades will be considered for direct admission to undergraduate programmes.

How to apply for undergraduate programmes

High School Diploma with high grades will be considered to undergraduate foundation programmes. Our foundation programmes are taught at Sheffield International College on the University campus.

Find out more about Sheffield International College and our foundation programmes

English language requirements

All applicants are required to have an internationally recognised English language qualification such as IELTS.

Find out more about English language courses

Contact us

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

Send a question to the Iran Team

Postgraduate Taught Programmes e.g. MA, MSc

The University of Sheffield has an international reputation for teaching and research.

This ensures that our postgraduate taught Masters degree programmes include the current developments in their subject. We offer courses across a broad range of subjects.

Many courses have a wide choice of modules, so you can plan your study to suit your own particular interests and career aspirations.

Holders of a good bachelor degree from a recognised Iranian university will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or masters programmes.

How to apply for postgraduate taught 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

English language requirements

All applicants are required to have an internationally recognised English language qualification such as IELTS.

Find out more about English language courses

Contact us

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

Send a question to the Iran Team

Postgraduate Research Programmes e.g. PhD

The University of Sheffield is at the forefront of international research in a broad range of subject areas.

We have active links with leading global companies, which help provide research and career opportunities for our students.

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

How to apply

Contact us

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

Send a question to the Iran Team

English language entry requriements

All applicants are required to have an internationally recognised English language qualification such as IELTS or equivalent.

English language entry requirements - find out more