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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.

In between lectures and study sessions, you will be able to explore Telford, where our International Academy is located, and surrounding areas like Walsall and of course Wolverhampton.

The city hosts a range of tasty restaurants, whether you’re looking for African cuisine or something a bit different, plus a variety of dance clubs, music venues and art galleries. Get involved by joining one of our student societies, or show your support for the city’s soccer team Wolverhampton Wanderers FC.

Entry requirements for students from Austria

International Foundation Year

Students with a minimum score of 3 in the Reifeprüfung / Matura are eligible for the International Foundation Year.

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


Students with a minimum score of 3 in the Reifeprüfung/Matura can normally be considered for admission onto the final year of a Bachelor programme.


Bachelor degree / Fachhochschuldiplom

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

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

A score of 3 is considered comparable to a UK 2:2.

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

English Language Requirements

English language requirements vary by course and department but the standard University requirement is 6.0 with 5.5 in every component in IELTS or the same scores in the University’s own entry test, the Wolverhampton English Proficiency Examination (WEPE).

Some courses may require a higher level of English language proficiency than the University standard requirements.  For details of each programme’s English language requirement please see the individual course pages.

Please see the most commonly accepted English Language International Qualifications.