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We welcome applicants from around the world and often accept local country qualifications in line with the course entry requirements. If you have qualifications from Sri Lanka, we can review your eligibility for your programme of interest. Just send in copies of your academic transcripts and awards when you make your application. Alongside our UK team, we also have representatives in your country who can assist you with your application.

Country representative

Pradeep Perera

Pradeep Perera

Sri Lanka Country Manager

In order to support our long-term commitment and close relationships in Sri Lanka, our staff provide tailored counselling and assistance to prospective students and their parents on all aspects of studying at the University of Hertfordshire and the UK, including advice on application processes and documentation, pre-departure briefings, assistance with visa applications and help with securing University accommodation.

Further information

Contact: Pradeep Perera (Country manager)

Sri Lanka Country Manager

tel +94 011 505 4 888 | 011 505 4889
fax +94 011 2512976 or

Regional qualifications and entry requirements

For the majority of our programmes, we typically accept the following qualifications from Sri Lanka:

Point of entryAcademic requirements*Language requirements*
FoundationOne Sri Lankan A level or 2 A/S levels, with 5 passes in Sri Lankan O levels, including maths and English.IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0 in any band.
Undergraduate (year 1)Sri Lankan A levels as per UH published tariff plus Sri Lankan O level maths.IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (some courses require higher).
Undergraduate (year 2/3)BTEC HND in related subject area with overall Merit profile – each application to be individually assessed.IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (some courses require higher).
Pre-mastersCompletion of a Bachelor Special degree without adequate grades to enter a Masters directly (each application assessed individually).IELTS 5.5 with no less than 5.5 in any band.
Postgraduate taughtCompletion of a Bachelor Special degree with 55% or above in a related subject area.

Some courses require additional work experience/qualifications.
IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 (depends on course) with no less than 5.5 in any band (some courses require higher).

*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.

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