Barbados

Barbados

A warm welcome to Wolverhampton in the heartland of the UK, home to the University of Wolverhampton.

For years, the University of Wolverhampton has welcomed students from all over the world – and we look forward to welcoming you too. Choosing to study in another country can be very daunting but equally rewarding, life enhancing and fulfilling at the same time.

We have a lot to offer you, not just as a University but as a city that is one of the cheapest cities to live, in the UK with great transport links to the rest of the country. You can also have an opportunity of living on campus and experiencing University life first hand in our wide choice of accommodation.

When you arrive here, you’ll be based at one of our three campuses in the heart of the UK. Get involved with student activities or, sports and join a Students’ Union society, and experience the best that Wolverhampton and the rest of the UK has to offer. The city itself features popular art galleries and music venues, delicious choice of restaurants and more.

Entry requirements for students from Barbados

International Foundation Year

Students with a minimum score of 3 at General Proficiency in the Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate when studied from 1998 onwards are eligible for entrance to the International Foundation Year.

Students with a minimum score of 2 at General Proficiency in the Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate when studied before 1998 onwards are eligible for entrance to the International Foundation Year.

Students with GCE Ordinary Levels and minimum marks of C are eligible for entrance to the International Foundation Year.

Undergraduate

The GCE Advanced level is comparable in terms of grading and equivalence to UK A levels.

Students holding the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) or an Associate Degree with a minimum score of IV are eligible for entrance to bachelor programmes.

Postgraduate

Students who have completed a Bachelor degree from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill can normally be considered for admission onto a Master’s degree.

The standard marking system in Barbadian Universities is comparable to that used in the UK.

English Language Requirements

Barbados is a ‘majority English-speaking’ country – according to the UKVI the following applies:

You do not have to confirm English language competence for:

Those who have previously completed an academic qualification equivalent to a UK degree which was taught in what we call a ‘majority English-speaking’ country or those who are nationals from what we call ‘majority English- speaking’ countries.