If you’re a student from Kuwait thinking about studying at the University of Wolverhampton, then you’ve come to the right place.

You can find grades and English language requirements below – if you meet the conditions, you’re ready to apply and make the move to a University with state-of-the-art facilities, expert staff and a great location in the Midlands.

Whatever your chosen course, you’ll be welcomed by our friendly community of staff and students. In and out of University, practising Muslims will find a place to worship – plus the Students’ Union Islamic societies offers a chance for you to meet likeminded people.

Our city’s great transport links also offer the chance to explore the rest of the country, so you can make your stay in the UK a memorable one.

Entry requirements for students from Kuwait

International Foundation Year

شهادة الدراسة 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. 


دبلوم / شهادة من معاهد الهيئة العامة للتعليم التطبيقي و التدريب  - Diploma / Certificate from PAEET Institute

 A diploma / certificate  with overall: 2.33 GPA OR at least 77% average OR C+ average from one of the following institutes is normally accepted for entrance to a Bachelor programme:

Higher Institute of Telecommunication and Navigation (males and females)

High Institute of Energy (males only)

Institutes of Secretarial Studies and Office Management (males and females)

Institute of Tourism, Beauty and Fashion (males and females)

Special Training Courses (males and females)

Industrial Training Institute/Sabah Al-Salem (males only)

Industrial Training Institute/Shuwaikh (males only)

Constructive Training Institute (males only)

Nursing Institute (males and females)

Vocational Training Institute (males only)

Applied Education and Research Colleges


البكالوريوس – Bachelor degree

Bachelor degrees from NARIC or government recognised institutions can normally be accepted for master’s studies: 

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

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

A score of less than 2.0 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, get in touch with our Educational Advisers for Kuwait:

Mr Mohammad Sadeghi

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