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Entry requirements for students from Turkey

All of our courses require different levels of qualifications for entry and the details provided below are for guidance only.

International Foundation Programme

Applicants with Devlet Lise Diplomasi (State High School diploma), also referred to as Genel Lise, will be considered for entry on to our International Foundation Programme in Art, Design and Media or Business, Law and Social Sciences, and Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

Undergraduate programmes

Students who hold a secondary school leaving qualification (Lise Diplomasi) from a general, vocational or technical high school may be required to complete a recognised foundation qualification before being considered for entry to undergraduate programmes.

Applicants who have completed the first year of an undergraduate degree at a Turkish university may be considered for direct entry to Sheffield Hallam University undergraduate programmes.

Applicants from some Turkish high schools such as private schools and highly-ranked Anatolian high schools, and students holding UK A-level or IB qualifications will be considered for direct entry to undergraduate programmes.

For details of standard UCAS tariff points for undergraduate entry, please visit the undergraduate entry webpage.

Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from international school students taking the International Baccalaureate Diploma and those achieving 28 points or more will usually be successful in obtaining an offer of a place on our undergraduate programmes. For information about IB points equivalencies against the UCAS tariff please visit the UCAS website.

Pre-masters programme (Graduate Diploma)

The following qualifications will be considered for entry on to our Graduate Certificate International Pre-Masters in Business and English.

  • students holding a degree in a subject considered unsuitable for direct entry to a masters programme - 'conversion' students

Postgraduate taught programmes (masters)

The following qualifications from Turkey will be considered for entry on to postgraduate taught programmes

  • Bachelors degree from a recognised Turkish university
  • successful completion of a recognised pre-masters course

Postgraduate research programmes

The following qualifications from Turkey will be considered for entry on to postgraduate research programmes (MPhil/PhD)

  • Masters degree from a recognised university

In most cases, students are required to submit a full application for PhD study, including a formal research proposal.

You can find further information on all our undergraduate and postgraduate courses on our online prospectus.

English language

All applicants are required to gain a recognised English language qualification before entering any of our courses. For pre-sessional English programmes and courses below degree level, this must be one from a list of UK government recognised tests, most commonly IELTS. For degree level programmes (bachelors, masters and PhD), we consider a wide range of international qualifications. Please check the course entry qualification on our online prospectus and our English language page for full details.

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