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Entry requirements for Polish students

This is a guide to the normal entry requirements, assuming you’ve followed the Polish 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 Poland 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 Świadectwo Dojrzalości/Polish Matura with a minimum of 60% overall and 45% in the ‘core’ subjects, a Świadectwo Dojrzalości Technikum Matura, or a Technik/Dyplom Ukonczenia Szkoly Policealne.
  • Top-up courses
    If you achieved a Licencjat and Inżyner before the 2003 reforms, you can apply for a Top-up course with us.
  • Postgraduate courses
    You can apply for a taught postgraduate course with us if you have a Magister with a subject title before 2003 or a Bachelor's degree (post 2003).
  • 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.