Welcome to students from Iraq
Here you will find important information for Iraqi students on entry requirements, who to speak to and when and where you can meet our representatives in your country.
For support through the application process or if you have any questions about this information, please contact us or our official representative.
The University of Hertfordshire offers a welcoming community of over 3,800 international students from more than 100 countries worldwide.
Popular subject areas for Iraqi students at the University of Hertfordshire include:
- Biological sciences
- Computer Science
- Engineering and Technology
- Life and Medical Sciences
- Creative Arts
We typically require the following qualifications from Iraqi students:
|Point of Entry||Academic Requirements*||Language Requirements*+|
|Foundation||We require Iraqi students to have completed the General Secondary School Certificate with an overall grade of 70%||IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0 in any band|
|Undergraduate (year 1)||Applicants from Iraq would be required to successfully complete a recognised foundation programme, although applicants who have completed 1-2 years of higher education study in Iraq may be considered||IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band|
|Undergraduate (year 2/3)||There are no agreed progression routes, if you're interested in applying to the University after part completion of a degree or completion of a diploma applications will be individually assessed||IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band|
|Pre-masters||Completion of a 4 year bachelors degree with less than 65%||IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in any band|
|Postgraduate Taught||Completion of a 4 year bachelors degree with 60-65% or above (depending on course)||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
Our local representative
Our official representative in Iraq provides tailored counselling and assistance to prospective students and their parents on all aspects of studying at the University of Hertfordshire.
For further information, please contact:
Next to Khabat Newspaper
40 m Street
Meet us in Iraq
We're delighted to let you know that the University does visit Iraq. Please come along to meet us to find out more about studying at the University of Hertfordshire and to make an application. See our forthcoming country visits.
The regional manager for the Middle East is Mr James Perrin. View the contact details for our International office.