As one of the UK’s leading modern universities, students from more than 100 countries apply to the University of Lincoln each year for degree level studies.
To help you prepare, the following information provides guidance on the entrance requirements you will need to meet, alongside further information in support of your application.
Prospective students from Canada are required to meet the following University of Lincoln entry requirements:
Students who do not meet the minimum undergraduate entry requirements may be eligible for entry onto a Lincoln International Study Centre Foundation or International Year One programme. For more information, please visit the International Study Centre website.
Students require one of the following qualifications for entry into year one of an undergraduate degree:
Applicants will require a senior secondary graduation diploma with at least 5 B’s in acceptable grade 12 courses (some courses may require applicants to have studied specific subjects).
Applicants will require a General High School Diploma with 70% in five acceptable grade 12 subjects.
Applicants require Grade 12 Standing/Division IV (Secondary School Diploma) awarded with an average of at least 70% in five acceptable subjects.
Applicants will require a High School Graduation Diploma with five credits awarded at 300 level in at least four subject areas (with at least 70% achieved in each of these areas).
Applicants will require Ontario Academic Courses (OACs) with six passes (three at grade B and three at grade C) OR an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) awarded at advanced level (with six Grade 12 U, U/C or M courses including Grade 12 U English).
Applicants holding a Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (DEC) will be considered for entry on to first degree programme.
Advanced Entry (Undergraduate)
Depending on your academic background and intended course of study, it may be possible to apply for advanced entry into year 2 or 3 of a University of Lincoln undergraduate course.
For more information, please contact the Student Administration Team: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please contact the International Admissions Team: email@example.com.
Entry requirements for postgraduate (master degree) programmes vary by course.
Prospective students from Canada must have successfully completed a Canadian bachelor’s degree (Honours) (Baccalaureat de type Honours) or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 2.7 (out of 4); this is equivalent to a UK 2:2 standard.
Please note that some programmes may require a GPA of 3.0 (out of 4); this is equivalent to a UK 2:1 standard.
Specific information on postgraduate entry requirements can be found on the individual programme page.
For comparison purposes, an overall grade of 6 is the equivalent of a 2:2 honours degree. An overall grade of 7 is the equivalent of a 2:1 honours degree.
Successful completion of a Masters Degree with a research proposal and full application.
Please note that the information above is for guidance purposes only and is not an exhaustive list of accepted qualifications. To check if your qualification is eligible, please contact the International Admissions Team.
Please note that the information above is for guidance purposes only and is not an exhaustive list of accepted qualifications. To check if your qualification is eligible, please contact the Student Administration Team.
Prospective students require IELTS 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each band score) or an equivalent qualification. Please note that some courses require a higher score.
Students who do not meet the above English language requirements may be eligible for entry onto a Pre Sessional English and Academic Study Skills (PEASS) course.
Further information regarding English language requirements and Pre Sessional Courses can be found on our English Requirements page.
University of Lincoln students are required to pay tuition fees for each year of their course. Further information regarding tuition fees and how to pay can be found on the following pages:
Each year, the University of Lincoln is delighted to award a number of scholarships and bursaries to suitably qualified students from around the world. Depending on your academic ability, intended programme of study and nationality, the level of scholarship / bursary can vary.
Representatives from the University of Lincoln regularly attend events around the world. For more information on events taking place in Canada, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Lincoln work with a number of agents and representatives around the world. As part of their role, they can provide information and support in the following areas:
FP Education Advisors Inc. (d.b.a Future Project)
7122 Baywood Court, Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 5N6, Canada
Future Project also cover Vancouver, B.C.
Study across the Pond
Canadian events - http://ca.studyacrossthepond.com/pages/upcoming-events-canada