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Entry requirements for Latvian students

This is a guide to the normal entry requirements, assuming you’ve followed the Italian education system. An admissions tutor will study your application, so make sure you include your academic background and personal information when you apply.

Entry requirements vary depending on what sort of course you’re coming to BU to study.

  • BU International College Foundation Certificates
    You can undertake a Foundation Certificate before going on to an undergraduate course if you have successfully completed 12 years of schooling in Latvia and achieved a minimum of IELTS (Academic) 5.0.
  • Undergraduate courses
    You can apply to study a Bachelor's degree from year one if you have a First Level (Higher) Vocational Diploma (since 2009), a Diploms par arodizglitibu (Diploma of Higher Vocational Education)/Tehnikum (T) Diploma, or have achieved a score of 7.5 or above in your Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu.
  • Top-up courses
    To apply for a Top-up course, you need a Bakalaurs (pre-2000).
  • Postgraduate courses
    You can apply for a taught postgraduate course with us if you have a Bakalaurs that has been awarded since 2000.
  • Research programmes
    You need any postgraduate degree to be considered for a BU research programme.

You can find more information about English language requirements for entry to BU on our English language requirements page.

If you require a Tier 4 Visa to study in the UK, you can find more information on our immigration information page.