The following information is for guidance only and should be used together with the University's general entrance requirements and any specific degree programme requirements.
Birmingham Foundation Academy
For further information see the Birmingham Foundation Academy website.
Holders of the "Matura/Reifeprüfung" with a minimum overall score of 'pass with distinction' (mit gutem Erfolg bestanden) and subject grades between 2-1/5 (gut-sehr gut - good-very good) will be considered for entry to the first year of our undergraduate degree programmes.
Please refer to the information below as guidance for grade comparisons to A-level entry requirements:
A*AA - AAB 1/5 overall in the Matura/Reifeprüfung
ABB - BBB 2/5 overall in the Matura/Reifeprüfung
Specific subject requirements:
A = 1/5 (sehr gut)
B = 2/5 (gut)
English proficiency: 2/5 (gut) in English (both written and oral examinations)
Holders of a Diplom, a Diplomstudium/Magister or a three-year Bachelors degree from a recognised university with a minimum overall grade of 2.0-2.9 out of 5 for 2:1 equivalency or 3.0-3.5 for 2:2 equivalency, or a high-scoring Fachhochschuldiplom (FH) from a recognised Austrian Fachhochschule, will be considered for entry to taught postgraduate programmes.
Holders of a good four-year Diplomstudium/Magister from a recognised university with a minimum overall grade of 2.0-2.9 out of 5, or a Masters degree, will be considered for entry to postgraduate research programmes.