Information and Advice for Prospective Students from Turkey

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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

Prospective students from Turkey 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:

  • Successful completion of the High School Diploma and a recognised International Foundation Year programme

  • Completion of the Ön-Lisans Diploması with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4

  • Between 27 and 34 International Baccalaureate (IB) points depending on the course you wish to apply for.


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)

Bachelor's degree from a recognised institution.

For comparison purposes, 3.1-3.5/4 = 2:1 and 2.5-3.0/4 = 2:2 (GPA of 3.0+ = honours graduate)

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

Postgraduate Research (e.g. MPhil/PhD)

Successful completion of a Master’s Degree.


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

  • IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score) or equivalent. 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


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.

Meet Us in Turkey

Representatives from the University of Lincoln regularly attend events around the world. For more information on events taking place in Turkey, please contact

Istanbul, February 2019

The University of Lincoln’s International Officer for Turkey - Mr James Faulconbridge - will be attending a number of events and meetings across Istanbul from the 21st – 24th February 2019. During this period, James is available to meet with prospective students, parents and alumni. If you would like to arrange a meeting with James during his visit, please email


Alternatively, you will be able to meet James at the IDP Study Abroad Roadshow at the InterContinental Hotel in Istanbul on Saturday February 23. The event runs from 4pm to 8pm and will be hosted in the Dolmabahce Ballroom.

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

Contact the International Office

Tel: +44 (0)1522 308108

Email: or use our online enquiry form.