Are you from Albania and looking to study in the UK? Find out the requirements you need to study an undergraduate or postgraduate degree at Canterbury Christ Church University.
We require students taking the Dëftesë Pjekurie (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) or Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore (Diploma of State Matura) to successfully complete an international foundation year or equivalent.
We require a Diplomë e Nivelit të Pare (First Level (University) Diploma).
|Albanian degree classification||Alternative name||English translation or equivalent|
|9||Nëntë||Very good 2:1|
We will not accept an Albanian English language qualification as meeting our minimum English language proficiency requirements.
All applicants for undergraduate programmes will need a minimum English level of IELTS or equivalent 6.0 overall, with no less than 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other bands. Some programmes require 6.5/7.0 – please contact the International Office if you are unsure of your course requirement.
For postgraduate entry all applicants will need a minimum of IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in writing and no less than 5.5 in all other bands or equivalent. Some courses have a higher requirement – please contact the International Office if you are unsure of your course requirement.
For International Foundation entry all applicants will need a minimum of IELTS 5.0 or equivalent, with no less than 5.0 in writing and no less than 4.0 in all other bands.
If you have taken an IGCSE exam in English and have a Grade C, this will also usually be acceptable for most undergraduate courses.
We are also able to consider some non-UK English qualifications for entry. The International Admissions Team will advise if they are able to accept your English language qualification once you have applied.
If you are applying from Albania, please contact the representative closest to you to make your application.
Contact: Fjoralba Marku and Helen Lami
Address: Rr. Abdyl Frasheri, Pall 9, shk. 1, Kati 3Ap. 6 Tirana, Albania
Tel: +355 422 52 065