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If you’re from Turkey and interested in studying in the UK, the University of Portsmouth is a great place to fulfil your ambitions. And if you’re ready to take the next step, we’re ready to help you get here.

On this page, you'll find information about where you can meet us in your region, what you need to do to apply for a course with us and contact details for our people in your area.

Entry requirements for students from Turkey

If you're joining us from Turkey, the entry requirements you need to meet will depend on the course you want to study.

We consider all applications we receive. However, to make sure you get the most out of your time studying with us and have the best chance of applying successfully, we recommend the following minimum qualifications:

Foundation courses

If you have achieved less than 4/5 or 70% in your Devlet Lise Diplomasi (State High School Diploma) or Lisa Bitirme Diplomasi (Private High School Finishing Diploma), you'll usually need to do a foundation year before doing an undergraduate course such as a Bachelor's degree.

We recommend you take a foundation course at our associated college International College Portsmouth (ICP).

We also offer an Engineering and Technology Foundation Year in our Faculty of Technology. On successful completion of this foundation year, you can transfer to one of a wide range of engineering and technology degrees.

Undergraduate courses

If you've achieved more than 4/5 or 70% in your Devlet Lise Diplomasi (State High School Diploma) or Lisa Bitirme Diplomasi (Private High School Finishing Diploma), we'll consider you for admission onto an undergraduate course such as a Bachelor's degree. You must have studied relevant subjects and achieved strong grades.

We will also consider your application if you have at least one year of degree-level study at a recognised university, or if you are a transfer student with good/excellent grades from a recognised institution.

You can also apply with:

A levels

  • Please check your specific course page to find the exact number of points needed. Your A level grades should equal or exceed the total points required. You can use the UCAS Tariff Calculator to work out your total points.
  • Some courses will require you to have studied specific subjects at A level. For example, to study a science course you will usually need to have achieved passing grades in scientific subjects at A level.
  • A level points: A* = 56 A = 48 B = 40 C = 32 D = 24.

International Baccalaureate

  • Most courses will require between 24 and 31 points in the International Baccalaureate (IB), depending on the degree you apply for.

You may be able to join an undergraduate course with other qualifications. We do consider qualifications from a range of sources. Contact us to find out more.

Postgraduate courses

For entry to our postgraduate Master's programmes, you'll usually need to have Lisans Diplomasi with a minimum GPA of 2.4 from a recognised Higher Education institution.

For entry onto our MBA International, you will also need at least 3 years' relevant work experience after graduation, in a managerial or supervisory role. Many of our other postgraduate courses will ask for relevant work experience, and some will require you to have studied relevant subjects. Please see our courses for more details.

If you don't meet the postgraduate entry requirements, you can do a pre-Master's programme at International College Portsmouth (ICP) for many of our courses.


We'll consider you for a PhD if you have a good Master’s degree and submit a research proposal.

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English language requirements

When you join us, it’s important that you can speak and understand English to the level that your course requires. The specific English language requirements will be on your chosen course page.

We accept IELTS, IGCSE and several other certificates, but don’t worry if you're currently short of the standard required – we offer English Language Programmes that will get you to the necessary level.

What to do next

Ready to start your adventure with us? Whether you know which degree course you want to do or not, get in touch with us now or meet us at an event near you to discuss your next steps.

Our Global Officers are experts in helping students from Turkey, like you, to apply to join us. Whatever you want to know, just ask.

Scholarships and Bursaries

As a student from Turkey, you can apply for various scholarships and bursaries, including the international alumni referral award, PassPort Bursary and Chevening Scholarship. You can find more information about these on our funding page.

Representatives and agents

If you want to learn more about studying with us or you want help with your application, contact one of our official representatives in Turkey:

Agents in Turkey

Alternatif Education Counselling Service

Yeni Baraj Mah. B. Agin Bul. 6. Durak Beyoglu Apt. 134/1

Tel: (+90) 322-225-0457


Alternatif Education Counselling Service

Tunalihilmi Cad. No.109/5 Kavaklidere
06700 Ankara

Tel: (+90) 312-466-5388



Tunas Caddesi Belkis Apt. No: 65/6
06680 Ankara

Contact person: Serner Sancay
Tel: (+312) 426-3133


British Education Bureau

The Paragon
Ufuk Üniversitesi Cad.
No:3 K:23

Tel: (+90) 312-258-6323


Alternatif Education Counselling Service

Incilipinar Mah. 4 Nolu Cad.
Yunculer Is Mrk. Kat: 2 D:58 27500 Sehitkamil



Alternatif Education Counselling Service

Siraselviler Cad. Taner Palas Apt. No.9/7
Taksim Meydani
34437 Istanbul

Tel: (+90) 212-292-4326
Contact: Ali Isil



Istiklal Cad Meselik Sok
No 3-3 Beyoglu
Istanbul 34433

Contact: Cem Cagri Donmez
Tel/fax: (+90) 212-249-2878


British Education Bureau

BEB Consultancy Özel Egitim ve Danismani Hiz. Ltd.
Mesrutiyet Cad.
AslIhan PasajI

Tel: (+90) 212-244-4000



Inonu Cad Teknik Han 38/1
Taksim Gumussuyu

Tel: (+90) 212-245-1588
Contact: Ibrahim Ozden


United Towers Educational Consultancy

Taksim Meydani Mete Cad Mete Palas Apt No. 20/9

Tel: (+90) 212-244-5005


Global Yurtdisi Egitim

Cihannuma mh. Dortyuzlucesme sk.
No 2/3 34353 Besiktas

Tel: (+90) 212-227-0227


Alternatif Education Counselling Service

Kibrissehitleri Cad. No.24/3
Alsancak 35220

Tel: (+90) 232-465-2024


British Education Bureau

Folkart Towers
Manas Bulvarı
Tower B
K:21 D:10

Tel: (+90) 232-323-1010


Edukas Yurtdişi Eğitim Danişmaliği

Kibris Sehitleri Caddesi No:80 K 1 D 1 Alsancak Izmir

Tel: (+90) 232-422-0556 / (+90) 530-644-5579
Contact Person: Suat Sabuncuoglu


Events in Turkey

We don't have any current events planned in Turkey, but we do plan regular events so check back here often for more information.

You can also contact us, or speak to an agent in your region for more assistance.