South Korea

Entry requirements

Specific entry requirements may differ for each programme, but the information below provides general requirements and some guidance. More information on specific courses can be found on our Study pages. Each application is assessed on its own merit.

English Language requirements for individual courses may vary but the minimum requirements can be found here.


International Foundation Programme

Students whose qualifications do not meet our general entrance or course requirements may need to take an International Foundation Programme to qualify for entry to an undergraduate degree programme.

Applicants should have passed the High School Diploma or High School Graduation Equivalency Examination, with a minimum GPA of 70%.


Undergraduate Programmes

Applicants should have at least the High School Diploma, with a minimum GPA of 70% plus a recognised  International Foundation Programme.

Students with a Junior College Diploma/ Associate Degree with relevant subjects may be considered for entry to the first year of a Bachelors degree. Grade: 75-79%/[2.5 out of 4.0]

One year of a Bachelor’s degree (Haksa) at a recognised university with a GPA of 75-79% [2.5 out of 4.0] may be considered for entry ont first year Undergraduate Programmes.

International Baccalaureate

We are happy to accept students who have completed the IB qualification. We will use UCAS Tariff scores to assess a student’s suitability. Subject-specific requirements at Higher Level (HL) Grade 5 may apply. For clarity of entry requirements for the course you’re interested in, please contact the International Office.


Postgraduate Programmes

4-year Bachelor’s degree (Haksa) from a recognised South Korean university

  • 75-79% / C+ / 2.5 for most courses requiring a 2:2
  • 80-89% / B / 3.0 for most courses requiring a 2:1

Representatives in South Korea

Jinok Lee

In the first instance, please contact Lisa Gerraty, Head of International Recruitment and Admissions: Lisa.Gerraty@edgehill.ac.uk.