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Welcome to students from Japan

Here you will find important information for Japanese students on entry requirements and support through the application process. If you have any questions, please contact us.

The University of Hertfordshire offers a welcoming community of over 3,800 international students from more than 100 countries worldwide.

Entry requirements

We typically require the following qualifications from Japanese students:

Point of Entry Academic Requirements * Language Requirements * +
Foundation Japanese Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate with good grades IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0 in any band
Undergraduate (year 1) Recognised Foundation programme, A levels, IB or USA high school curriculum with good grades (for details of required A level / IB scores please refer to the individual course pages, or for USA requirements please refer to the USA country page) IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band
Postgraduate Taught Japanese Bachelor degree with 60% or above IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 (depending on course) with no less than 5.5 in any band

*Some courses may vary and/or have specific requirements – for details of the entry requirements for your course, please see our Course pages or contact us to check your qualifications. Please note that all applications are assessed on an individual basis.

+For details of accepted English language qualifications please see our How to Apply page.