Information and Advice for Prospective Students from Egypt

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As one of the UK’s leading modern universities, students from more than 100 countries apply to the University of Lincoln each year for degree level studies.

To help you prepare, the following information provides guidance on the entrance requirements you will need to meet, alongside further information in support of your application.

There is also more information about scholarships available to students in Egypt.

Entry Requirements

Prospective students from Egypt are required to meet the following University of Lincoln entry requirements:

University Preparation Courses for International Students

International and EU students who do not meet the minimum undergraduate entry requirements have the opportunity to study a preparation course at the University of Lincoln International Study Centre.

Students can apply for the International Foundation Year, a one-year course that aims to prepare you for the first year of your chosen degree. Students can choose from two subject routes:

● International Foundation Year in Business and Media
● International Foundation Year in Engineering and Computing

Students can also apply for the International Year One, an intensive, one-year course that is the equivalent of the first year of an undergraduate degree. Students can choose from four subject routes:

● International Year One in Business and Management
● International Year One in Computer Science
● International Year One in Engineering
● International Year One in Media Studies

Upon successful completion, students are able to progress to an undergraduate degree at the University of Lincoln.

Prospective students require one of the following qualifications for entry into year one of an undergraduate degree:

  • Successful completion of a recognised International Foundation Course
  • Between 27 and 34 International Baccalaureate (IB) points depending on the course you wish to apply for.  Specific information on IB requirements can be found on the individual course page.

 

Advanced Entry (Undergraduate)

Depending on your academic background and intended course of study, it may be possible to apply for advanced entry into year 2 or 3 of a University of Lincoln undergraduate course.

For more information, please contact the Student Administration Team: admissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

For more information, please contact the International Admissions Team: intadmissions@lincoln.ac.uk.

Postgraduate Taught (e.g. MA/MSc)

Entry requirements for postgraduate (master degree) programmes vary by course although typically you will require a minimum of 65% from your GPA.

Specific information on postgraduate entry requirements can be found on the individual programme page.

For comparison purposes, a GPA of 65% is the equivalent of a 2:2 honours degree. A GPA of 80% is the equivalent of a 2:1 honours degree.


Postgraduate Research (e.g. MPhil/PhD)

Postgraduate Research opportunities at the University of Lincoln range from MRes and MA by Research to MPhil / PhD.  For further information on entry requirements please visit the individual subject pages.

Please note that the information above is for guidance purposes only and is not an exhaustive list of accepted qualifications. To check if your qualification is eligible, please contact the International Admissions Team.

Please note that the information above is for guidance purposes only and is not an exhaustive list of accepted qualifications. To check if your qualification is eligible, please contact the Student Administration Team.

English Language Requirements

Prospective students require IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score) or an equivalent qualification. Please note that some courses require a higher score.

Students who do not meet the above English language requirements may be eligible for entry onto a Pre Sessional English and Academic Study Skills (PEASS) course.

Further information regarding English language requirements and Pre Sessional Courses can be found on our English Requirements page.

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Fees and Funding

Tuition Fees

University of Lincoln students are required to pay tuition fees for each year of their course. Further information regarding tuition fees and how to pay can be found on the following pages:

Undergraduate Programmes
Postgraduate Programmes

Scholarships

Each year, the University of Lincoln is delighted to award a number of scholarships and bursaries to suitably qualified students from around the world. Depending on your academic ability, intended programme of study and nationality, the level of scholarship / bursary can vary.

All students in Egypt are eligible to apply for the Lincoln 50% Global Scholarship, while postgraduate students can apply for the Egypt Scholarship worth £5,000.

Meet Us in Egypt

Representatives from the University of Lincoln regularly attend events around the world. For more information on events taking place in Egypt, please contact internationalenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk.

Our International Officer for Egypt, Liam Howarth, will be in Cairo, Egypt on 15-16 September 2018.  Liam is available to meet with prospective students in the evenings. 

If you would like to arrange a meeting, please email Liam at lhowarth@lincoln.ac.uk to arrange an appointment.

Our Global Education Agents in Egypt

The University of Lincoln work with a number of agents and representatives around the world. As part of their role, they can provide information and support in the following areas:

  • Study opportunities in the UK
  • Applying to the University of Lincoln
  • Advice and support

BESA - Alexandria Office

30 El-Helal ElAhmar St,
Royal Tower, Somoha,
Alexandria, Egypt
Tel: +2 0100 6617 955
Tel: +2 0100 6617 933
Email: alex@besaeg.com

BESA - Cairo Office
32 Mohamed Tawfik Diab St,
Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +2 02 2271  2189
Tel: +2 0102 224 5199
Tel: +2 0109 944 5651
Email: info@besaeg.com

EDRES - Study Abroad Egypt
Ring Road , Bavaria Town, Next to Bavarian Auto (BMW) - Tower 6 floor 10,
El-Basatin Sharkeya, Al Maadi, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Tel: +202 227498138 /39 /40/ 41
Email: bdm@edreseg.com

CastleHill Global
Web: http://www.chglobal.co.uk/
Email: info@chglobal.co.uk
Tel: +44 1484 43 7 440

GESCO
Web: http://www.gescoedu.com/
Email: egypt@gescoedu.com
Tel: +20 122 210 3010

Global Vision
Web: http://www.visionedu.co.uk/
Email: egypt@visionedu.co.uk
Tel: +20 333 50 800

IDP
Web: http://www.idp.com/
Email: info.egypt@idp.com
Tel: +20 202 277 44 204

Reach Study Abroad
Location: Cairo 
Telephone: +962796499970
Email: Ibrahim.salah@reachimmigration.com
Website: www.reach-studyabroad.com

Students4UK
Web: http://studnets4uk.com/
Email: info@students4uk.com
Tel: +44 161 6 604 180

Our Global Education Agents

The University of Lincoln work with a number of Agents and representatives around the world. As part of their role, they can provide information and support in the following areas:

  • Study opportunities in the UK
  • Applying to the University of Lincoln
  • Advice and support

For more information about our regional Agents and representatives, please email the International Team on internationalenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk.

Contact the International Office

Tel: +44 (0)1522 308108

Email: internationalenquiries@lincoln.ac.uk or use our online enquiry form.