International Students


Entry Requirements

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


The Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskola with an average of VG, 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 Sweden for entry onto a postgraduate programme. We consider students with a grade of Godkänd, depending on the course.  Work experience is also required for several 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 travel to Sweden regularly for Education Fairs, visits to agents and other events. These are great opportunities to speak to us about applying to study at the University of Portsmouth and it would be great to meet you there!

See our upcoming events below, or check our events page for full listings. 


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:


STUDIN - Study International
Storgatan 25 
411 24 Göteborg, Sweden

Tel:  +46 (0) 31-13 80 85

Skype: studinamalia


Östra Larmgatan 1411 07 Göteborg, Sweden 

Kungsgatan 33111 56 Stockholm, Sweden

Kärleksgatan 2A211 45 Malmö, Sweden

Tel:  +46 (0) 31 15 10 90

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