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Costa Rica

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 from Costa Rica.

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. Regular trains running the length of the country stop at the city’s train station every day, or look out for organised student trips to some of the UK’s most beloved cities.

Entry requirements for students from Costa Rica

International Foundation Year

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Students with a minimum score of 65% would be eligible for the International Foundation Year.

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all components is also required.

Undergraduate

Students with a Diplomado or Técnico Superior with a minimum score of 7 can be considered for entrance to the second year of a bachelor programme.

Postgraduate

Students who have completed a Bachiller or Licenciatura from a NARIC or government recognised institution can normally be considered for admission onto a Master’s degree.

Qualifications issued by private institutions must be approved by the Consejo Nacional de Enseñanza Superior Universitaria Privada

Bachiller

A score of 9 is considered comparable to a UK 2:1

A score of 8 is considered comparable to a UK 2:2

A score of less than 8 is considered comparable to a UK 3 and would require the completion of a pre-master’s course

Licenciatura

A score of 8 is considered comparable to a UK 2:1

A score of 7 is considered comparable to a UK 2:2

A score of less than 7 is considered comparable to a UK 3 and would require the completion of a pre-master’s course

Students who have completed an American Bachelor degrees from NARIC or government recognised institutions can normally be accepted for master’s studies

A GPA of 3.0 is considered comparable to a UK 2:1

A GPA of 2.6 is considered comparable to a UK 2:2

A GPA of less than 2.6 is considered comparable to a UK 3 and would require the completion of a pre-masters course

English Language Requirements

English language requirements vary by course and department but are usually the equivalent of IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in every component.