The information below is provided as a guide only and does not guarantee entry to the University of Aberdeen. For information relating to your degree please check the online prospectus for specific requirements.

Undergraduate - direct entry to Year 1

Kenya Certificate of secondary education KCSE

Science: An overall average of B+ (B+ required in two science subjects or one science + mathematics). 

Engineering: An overall average of B+ (B+ required in mathematics and physics)

Arts and Social Science: An overall average of B+

Medicine: For detailed information, please click here

The University of Aberdeen International Study Centre offers preparation programmes for international students who do not meet the direct entry requirements for undergraduate study.

Postgraduate: A score of 60-69% from a well ranked institution is considered comparable to a UK 2.1, while a score of 50-59% is considered comparable to a UK 2.2.

Please note that in many cases applicants from Kenya do not have to provide IELTS results to prove their English proficiency provided they achieve a B+ in the KCSE or they can provide a letter from their former university stating that their degree was taught in English.