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Entry Requirements

Students who don’t meet the below entry requirements are still encouraged to apply as we consider each application on an individual basis. Consideration will be given to students who can prove they are able to fulfil course requirements and meet the academic standards expected.

Undergraduate Study

  • Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced level) at 65% or above
  • National Diploma with good grades
  • HND with good grades from a recognised institution may be considered for 3rd year entry

Postgraduate Study

  • Bachelor's degree issued after 2010 from a recognised institution will require GPA of 3.3 or above
  • Bachelor's degree issued prior to 2010 from a recognised institution will require 60% or above
  • Applicants for the MBA should have 2 years work experience, although well qualified and motivated individuals without this will be considered

English language entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate that they have an appropriate level of English language to be eligible to study one of our foundation, undergraduate or postgraduate courses. The level of English required depends on the course applied for.

We accept the following English Language qualifications:

GCE O Level English

  • Undergraduate: C or above
  • Postgraduate: C or above

More information can be found here:

Local Representatives

Further Information

Country Liaison Officer

Kiran Appana

I am the official representative of the University of Chester in Sri Lanka. I am also a graduate of the University. I have been working in overseas education for more than 13 years and can use my experience to inform you about the UK education system. From my office in Bangalore, I can advise on visa and immigration issues and answer any questions you have about the application process and what to expect in the beautiful city of Chester.
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