Information and Advice for Prospective Students from Hong Kong

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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.

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:

 

  • UCAS Tariff between 104-136 points
  • Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) from 44333 to 55433 depending on the programme
  •  International Baccalaureate (IB) points from 27 to 34 points depending on the programme
  • Hong Kong Advanced Level Certificate
  • Good Honours Diploma / Associate Degree / Higher Diploma (from former polytechnics)

 

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: 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’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.

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.

 

HKDSE English 4, and above, with all components is accepted in place of IELTS.

The University of Lincoln accept a wide range of alternative English language qualifications such as IELTS, TOEFL IBT, and PTE Academic. Please visit our English Requirements page for more detailed information.

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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.

The University of Lincoln’s International Officers are happy to meet with prospective students, parents and alumni during their working trips around the world. 

 

For more information about how you can meet us in Hong Kong, please email our Regional Manager Yimeng An (Anney) at yan@lincoln.ac.uk

 

 

 

  • An introduction to studying in the UK and what options are available
  • Applying to the University of Lincoln
  • Visa advice and support
  • Applying for your university accommodation and travelling to the UK

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.