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If you are considering joining us from Libya, 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 Libya

International Foundation Year

Education Certificate

Students with a score of 60% would be eligible for the International Foundation Year.

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


Higher Diploma

Students with a minimum score of 65% can be considered for entrance to the second year of a Bachelor programme.


Bachelor degree

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

A score of 75-84% is considered comparable to a UK 2:1.

A score of 65-74% is considered comparable to a UK 2:2.

A score of less than 65% 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.

Educational Advisers

For more information, you can get in touch with our Educational Advisers for Libya:
Alnour Limited
YouStudy Limited