Entry requirements for students from Turkey

We have been welcoming students from Turkey for many years and our staff are very familiar with the Turkish 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 is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. Some departments may require a higher score.

English language entry requirements - find out more

The following information is for guidance only.


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
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.

Turkish High School
Applicants from Turkey may be required to undertake a foundation course, unless they attend a school approved for direct entry to our undergraduate programmes (in which case a high final year GPA will be required and advised according to the schools grading system).

US Qualifications
Sudents applying for Turkey with US qualifications will be required to reach the same entry levels as American applicants.


Postgraduate Taught Programmes e.g. MA, MSc, MBA

Holders of a good bachelor degree from a recognised university in Turkey with typically a GPA of 3.0 will be considered for direct admission to postgraduate diploma or masters programmes. However, this will be considered alongside the University ranking and overall quality of the application.

Entry to MBA

Holders of a good bachelor degree from a recognised university in Turkey and at least 3 years post-graduation work experience in a relevant role will be considered for direct admission to the MBA.

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.


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 Turkey 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 Turkey Team.

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