Oman

Undergraduate entry requirements

  • Applicants from Oman who have followed the National Curriculum (Thanawiya amma) will normally require a Foundation course for entry onto undergraduate programmes at the university. These offer the opportunity for guaranteed progression onto Birkbeck’s Bachelor programmes.
  • Applicants with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or A-levels will be considered for direct admission to our undergraduate degree programmes. IB requirements range from 28 to 30, depending on the course.

Postgraduate entry requirements

  • Applicants from Oman would need to have completed a good Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • If you do not meet these criteria, you can apply for Birkbeck’s International Foundation Programme, which acts as a bridge between undergraduate and postgraduate study, preparing students to study a Master’s degree in the UK. There are progression pathways onto various courses at Birkbeck.
  • Another option is the Master's Foundation programme, which is available for 2- or 3-term progression onto a wide range of Master’s degrees at Birkbeck.
  • Omani classification:
    • Cumulative GPA: 3.30-4.00 (English translation or equivalent: 1st)
    • Cumulative GPA: 2.70-3.29 (English translation or equivalent: 2:1)
    • Cumulative GPA: 2.30-2.69 (English translation or equivalent: 2:2).

Research degrees entry requirements

  • The usual entrance requirement for a research degree is a Master’s degree from a recognised university.
  • Applicants are strongly urged to contact potential supervisors within the department before submitting a research application.

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