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Welcome to students from Sri Lanka

Here you will find important information for Sri Lankan 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 Sri Lankan students at the University of Hertfordshire include:

Entry Requirements

We typically require the following qualifications from Sri Lankan students:

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 EnglishIELTS 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 mathsIELTS 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 assessedIELTS 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/qualificationsIELTS 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

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

Our local representative

The University works with a local representative in Sri Lanka who will provide you with detailed information about the University and its programmes and can offer practical assistance throughout the application process.

There will be a £50 administration fee to change your representative.

Pradeep Perera
Universal Academic Services
No.15, 1/2 Kirulapona Avenue
Colombo - 05
tel: (94) 011 505 4 888 / 011 505 4889
fax: (94) 011 2512976 /

Meet us in Sri Lanka

We're delighted to let you know that the University does visit Sri Lanka. 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.