At the University of Bedfordshire, we take great pride in being a renowned institution with a rich history of delivering high-quality education for over a century. Our international recognition and numerous accolades testify to our commitment to excellence.
While we have standard admissions criteria, our focus extends beyond them. At the University, we seek students who will actively contribute to and derive value from our academic programs. As we evaluate your application, we want you to know that we consider you a unique individual, considering all aspects beyond your qualifications.
The University accepts the following qualifications as satisfying the English Language requirements for entry to a Bachelor's or Master's degree:
English language exemptions
Students may be exempt from the University's requirement to have a formal English language qualification if they have studied for a first degree in the English language medium in a majority English-speaking country or they have passed one of the following:
GCSE or O Level English language grade C or above validated in the UK
|Indian Class XII - English minimum 70% from the following boards:|
|IGCSE English as a First Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading Grade E, Writing Grade E, Speaking and Listening: Speaking Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500), Listening Grade D (0522) or 2 (0500)|
CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education)
|IGCSE English as a Second Language Grade C and the following individual scores: Reading and Writing: Reading Grade D, Writing Grade D, Oral (Speaking) Grade C (0511) or 2 (0510), Listening Grade A|
CISCE (Council of Indian School Certificate examination)
|Scottish Certificate of Education Standard Grade English, minimum grade C||ISC (Indian School Certificate)|
|Scottish Certificate of Education Higher Grade English, minimum grade D||ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education|
|Irish Leaving Certificate – Ordinary Level English, minimum grade C|
|Irish Leaving Certificate – Higher Level English, minimum grade D||West Bengal|
|West African Examinations Council School Certificate (WAEC SSCE): Minimum Grade C/6||Karnataka|
|TOEFL iBT - Listening: 17, Reading: 18, Speaking: 20, Writing: 17||GOA|
|Pearson PTE - Listening: 59, Reading: 59, Speaking: 59, Writing: 59||Kerala|
|LanguageCert (SELT): minimum 33 in each skill||Tamil Nadu|
The University of Bedfordshire, located in Bedfordshire, England, was established in 2006. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines.
|Number of students||20000|
In the first year only on either undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses, international students will receive a £1,000 VC Scholarship. An international student progressing to a higher-level degree* will receive, in the first year only of the new course, both a £1,000 VC Scholarship and a £500 alumni discount. An additional discount of £500 is available for prompt full payment of the first-year fees before or at registration (undergraduate and postgraduate).
|Programm for Scholarship||
:Undergraduate and postgraduate
:up to £1000
We offer a Merit Scholarship to UK students worth £2,400* over three academic years, awarded to those who can demonstrate high academic achievement by scoring 120 UCAS tariff points or more.
If you aren’t eligible for the Merit Scholarship, this Bursary is there to help UK students with aspects of student living, such as course costs. The Bursary will give you £1,000* over three academic years or £1,300* if you take your course over four academic years (including those with a Foundation Year).
Before submitting your application, we suggest you review our entry requirements and country-specific pages. Once you have obtained the necessary information, please contact us.
The application process...
Our dedicated admissions teams work to ensure your application process is as smooth as possible. The following steps outline the steps you will go through once you have chosen your course and are ready to make an application
|January 2024||29 September 2023 | 6 October 2023 (PG block)|
|March 2024||1 December 2023 (PG block)|
|May 2024||9 February 2024 (PG block)|
|July 2024||12 April 2024 (PG block)|
|September 2024||7 June 2024|
Being a student entails more than just studying; it also encompasses your lifestyle. Therefore, choosing the right place to live is crucial. Indulge in a safe, secure, and welcoming environment that feels like a home away from home in our diverse selection of halls. We offer various room options to accommodate different budgets conveniently located near our campuses.