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The English language requirements for our courses are provided on individual course pages as minimum IELTS scores, however we accept several other certificates.

If you require a Student Visa to study at Birkbeck, you will need to meet specific entry requirements as specified by the Home Office.

Undergraduate entry requirements

Applicants from Argentina with the Título de Bachiller will normally require a Foundation course for entry onto undergraduate programmes at Birkbeck. 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 Argentina who hold a good Bachelor’s degree (4-year Licenciado) from a recognised university are eligible for entry onto a Master’s degree.

Relevant work experience may also be considered for students whose GPAs are slightly below the preferred requirements.

If you do not meet these criteria, you can apply for OnCampus' Master's Foundation programme, which is available for two- or three-term progression onto a wide range of Master’s degrees at Birkbeck.

Argentine degree classification:

  • 8.0 - 10.0 (alternative name: Sobresaliente; English translation or equivalent: Excellent = 1st)
  • 7.5 - 7.9 (alternative name: Distinguido; English translation or equivalent: Very good = 2:1)
  • 6.5 - 7.4 (alternative name: Bueno; English translation or equivalent: Good = 2:2)
  • 4.0 - 6.4 (Pass = Third class)

Research degrees entry requirements

Applicants who hold a Maestria (Master’s degree) can be considered for admission for PhD study.

Applicants are strongly urged to contact potential supervisors within the department before submitting a research application.

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If you are from Argentina and you are interested in studying at Birkbeck, we would love to hear from you. , if you have any questions.

Find out about our international scholarships.