Information and Advice for Prospective Students from Thailand

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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.

Postgraduate offer holders from Thailand are invited to apply for the University of Lincoln’s £5,000 Thai Scholarship. We are also delighted to offer a number of Lincoln 50% Global Scholarships to applicants who demonstrate the highest levels of excellence in academia, extracurricular and personal endeavour. Please visit our scholarships webpage to find out more.

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
  • Students who have completed the Thai Leaving School Certificate (MAW 6) will need to complete a Foundation programme before applying for a Bachelor degree.
  • A-levels (vary depending on programme of choice)
  • Between 27 and 34 International Baccalaureate (IB) points depending on the course you wish to apply for.

Specific information on IB and A-level 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:

For more information, please contact the International Admissions Team:

Postgraduate Taught (e.g. MA/MSc)

Entry requirements for postgraduate (master degree) programmes vary by course although typically range from a GPA of 2.5 to 3.0 (or above). 

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

For comparison purposes, a GPA of 2.5 is the equivalent of a 2:2 honours degree. A GPA of 3.0 is the equivalent of a 2:1 honours degree.


Postgraduate Research (e.g. MPhil/PhD)

Successful completion of a Masters Degree from a recognised institution with a full research proposal.


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.

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


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

The University of Lincoln’s International Officers are happy to meet with prospective students, parents and alumni during their working trips around the world. The Senior International Officer for Thailand is Liam Howarth.

Liam is happy to answer your questions about entry requirements, scholarships, the application process, and life at the University of Lincoln.

Please email Liam at to discuss his schedule or to arrange an ad hoc meeting. He can also be contacted via WhatsApp at +44 (0)7795127097. 

  • 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

Contact the International Office

Tel: +44 (0)1522 308108

Email: or use our online enquiry form.