This is a guide to the normal entry requirements, assuming you’ve followed the Lebanese 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 Certificate 
    You can undertake a Foundation Certificate before going on to an undergraduate course if you have successfully completed the Lebanese Baccalaureat General
  • Undergraduate courses 
    You can apply to study a Bachelor's degree from year one if you have successfully completed UK A-levels, an International Baccalaureate (IB), or equivalent. This could be a French Baccalaureate or an American High School Diploma.
  • Top-up courses 
    You will need a minimum of two to three years of tertiary study in a relevant subject to be considered for a top-up course. Please contact our International Admissions Team to discuss your qualifications and whether they are suitable.
  • Postgraduate courses 
    If you have a Bachelor's degree you can apply for a taught postgraduate degree at BU.
  • 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 need help with your visa or want more information about the immigration process, you can find it on our immigration information page.