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If you are considering joining us from Bahrain, you are close to choosing a University and city that have a lot to offer during your time away from home.

Whatever your chosen degree or subject, you’ll be welcomed by friendly, knowledgeable staff and students from the UK and overseas. Make new friends in and out of lectures, remembering to check in with the Students’ Union for details of various activities, sports and societies, including the Islamic Society.

Wolverhampton is a bustling multi-cultural city with a great mix of restaurants, entertainment venues, and places of worship (including a number of mosques) so you are sure to find something to occupy any free time you have after studying!

Entry requirements for students from Bahrain

International Foundation Year

شهادة الثانوية العامة Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama

Students with an overall score of 70% would be eligible for the International Foundation Year.

Students with a minimum of 70% in degree relevant subjects will be considered.

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


Applicants with a Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama will normally need to complete an International Foundation Year.

 الدبلوم (Diploma) – Can be considered for entry into year 1, provided that the Diploma was studied for at least 2 years. We would need at least a C grade overall, which is 70% or higher (or GPA of 2.00/4.00)


البكالوريوس Bachelor degree

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

A score of 2.7-3.3/4.0 is considered comparable to a UK 2:1

A score of 2.0-2.56/4.0 is considered comparable to a UK 2:2

A score lower than 2.0/4.0 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 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.

Educational Advisers

For more information, you can get in touch with our Educational Advisers for Bahrain:

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