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Are you from Ukraine 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 continue to be shocked and saddened by the scenes we see in the news and on social media in Ukraine. Please see below the ways we are supporting students from Ukraine who wish to study here.

Free English Language courses

Canterbury Christ Church University is offering free English as a second language classes for to displaced Ukrainians in the local area. The University will continue accepting new students. If you know Ukrainian family in the area who may benefit from these classes please forward this information to them and ask to complete the application form below.

Please fill out the application form.

Support for students from Ukraine who wish to study at CCCU

We recognise that you may not be able to provide transcripts or certificates from previous studies or obtain references in support of your application. Therefore, if you would like to be considered for a place on one of our courses then please:

  • Email clearing@canterbury.ac.uk with as much information as possible about your previous studies and work experience. Please let us know which course you would be interested in studying.
  • If you have copies of your previous qualifications or transcripts it would be helpful to include these with your email

If you would like to complete a postgraduate research degree (MA/MSc by Research or MPhil/PhD) with us the Graduate College would be pleased to discuss your application. Please email the academic lead for postgraduate research degrees, Dr Simon O'Leary (simon.oleary@canterbury.ac.uk), to discuss your proposed research topic.

Academic requirements

Undergraduate

We have included typical entry requirements below, but these are simply a guideline. Some courses may also have specific subject or grade requirements, which will be listed on individual course pages.

For entry to foundation courses, you will typically need to have:

  • Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education (Attestat) with a score of at least 6 out of 12

For entry to Year 1 of Bachelor's degrees (Level 4), you will typically need to have one of the following:

  • a recognised International Foundation course from a UK institution or a Ukrainian institution following a validated UK syllabus. Entry requirements vary but we normally ask for between 60% and 65%
  • A Levels or International Baccalaureate 

Postgraduate

For Master’s degrees, we would expect you to have gained a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognised university with a grade comparable to a UK 2:1/2:2 (Honours).

For PhD level study, we would expect you to have gained a Master’s degree or equivalent from a recognised university.

English 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.