International Students


Entry Requirements

We are happy to consider overseas applications on a case by case basis. As a general guide:


The Matura certificate with an average grade bewteen 2 - 1.75 depending on the course, is accepted for year 1 entry onto our undergraduate degree programmes . A-Levels and the International Baccalaureate are also accepted. Students with a Higher National Diploma (HND) or Higher Diploma can be considered for advanced entry onto a relevant undergraduate degree programme.


We recognise a Bachelor's degree from Slovakia for entry onto a postgraduate programme. We would consider grades between 2 - 1.5, depending on the course. For entry onto our MBA International, students should have a Second Class Upper and at least 3 years relevant work experience after graduation in a managerial or supervisory capacity. Work experience is also required for several other postgraduate courses and many courses will require you to have studied relevant subjects. Please see our full course list for more details.


Students holding a good Masters Degree will be considered for PhD study upon submission of a research proposal. Please visit our Graduate School pages for information on specific areas of research.

English Language requirements:

We accept IELTS, IGCSE and several other certificates. The required score will depend on your level of entry and your chosen course. Please visit English language requirements for more details. We offer Pre-sessional English language programmes for applicants who do not yet meet the required English level for entry onto our degree courses.


Our International Officers are specialists in helping students from your region to apply and can answer any questions you might have. 

Contact Harry if you have any questions!

Our Representatives

If you would like to apply to the University of Portsmouth, please contact one of our representatives:


Grösslingova 45,
811 09 Bratislava
Tel: +421 2 5262 2611

Hviezdoslavova 7,
040 01 Kosice
Tel: +421 902 99 11 02


Study Abroad Advising Centre, Karpatska 6, 811 05 Bratislava
Tel: +420 734 693 278

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