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.
Prospective students from Hong Kong 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:
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:
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:
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.
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 with a GPA of 2.5 to 3.0.
For more information, please contact the Student Administration Team: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please contact the International Admissions Team: email@example.com.
Postgraduate Taught (e.g. MA/MSc)
Entry requirements for postgraduate (Master’s degree) programmes vary by course although prospective students require a Bachelor’s (Honours) degree with a minimum GPA 2.5 or above (2:2 equivalent).
Specific information on postgraduate entry requirements can be found on the individual programme page.
Postgraduate Research (e.g. MPhil/PhD)
For postgraduate research courses such as a PhD, a Master’s degree is usually required. 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.
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.
HKDSE English 4, and above, with all components is accepted in place of IELTS.
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.
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:
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.
Representatives from the University of Lincoln regularly attend events around the world. For more information on events taking place in Hong Kong, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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:
Tel: 852 - 2377 7888
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:
For more information about our regional Agents and representatives, please email the International Team on email@example.com.