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The English language requirements for our courses are provided on individual course pages as minimum IELTS scores, however we accept many other tests and qualifications.

Please visit our English language requirements page for more information. 

Undergraduate  entry requirements

Applicants from Tunisia who have completed the Tunisian Baccalauréat will be considered for a four-year course with foundation programme in their field of interest. Upon successful completion of the Foundation Year, students will automatically progress on to our three-year degree. Alternatively, applicants can opt for a Foundation course for entry onto undergraduate programmes at the university.

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

For entry onto a master’s degree, Birkbeck generally expects Tunisian applicants to have a good Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university. Entry requirements will vary by course; please note that all applications are considered on an individual basis and you may be admitted to a master's programme with a lower-level degree if you have work experience relevant to the degree applied for.

Tunisian degree classification:

  • 16 (alternative name: Bien; English translation or equivalent: Very good 1st)
  • 14 (alternative name: Assez bien/bien; English translation or equivalent: Good 2:1)
  • 11 (alternative name: Passable/assez bien; English translation or equivalent: Quite good 2:2)

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.

Research degrees entry requirements

The usual entrance requirement for a research degree is a master’s degree from a recognised university; schools may accept students with high grades in the undergraduate degree.

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

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