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Welcome to students from France

Here you will find important information for French 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 French students:

Point of Entry Academic Requirements * Language Requirements * +
FoundationCompleted high school with good grades IELTS 4.5 with no less than 4.0 in any band
Undergraduate (year 1)
  • Baccalauréat Général or Baccalauréat Technologique with minimum score of 10,11 or 12 out of 20 (depending on course)
  • International or European Baccalaureate at a good standard
Baccalauréat 14 or IELTS 6.0
Postgraduate TaughtLicence or Maitrise with minimum score of 13 out of 20IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 (depending on course)

*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.