The University of Bedfordshire is a public university located in Bedfordshire, UK. With a total of 15,000 students studying over 300 courses across 6 campuses of the university, it is one of the largest institutions in the area. International applicants are welcomed to apply for various UG and PG programs. 32% of the total 15,000 students of the university are international students. Programs are offered both online and on-campus.
|Admission Portal||UCAS/Bedfordshire Direct|
|Application Fee||£18 (UCAS)|
|Mode of Payment||Credit Card|
|Work Experience||Considered for most postgraduate courses|
Applications to the University of Bedfordshire can be submitted through two portals:-UCAS and the direct portal of the University of Bedfordshire. The deadline for both portals vary. There is no specific deadline for direct application submission. However, applicants are advised to complete and submit the application before 30 days of the start of the course. For the UCAS application portal, the deadline for application submission is January 15.
All international applicants(including EU natives) are required to submit proof of English language proficiency. Students will have to meet the minimum score requirement set by the university. Applicants can submit any one of the following test scores for the same.
|Test||Minimum Score Requirement|
|IELTS||6.0 (5.5 in each section)|
|Pearson PTE||52-54 (51 in each section)|
|Cambridge CAE||grade ‘C’|
|Cambridge CPE||grade ‘C’|
|TOEFL (iBT)||Listening and Writing: 17|
Note: Some courses might require higher scores than the ones mentioned above.
The university offers 245 undergraduate courses in various areas of study. Before starting the admission process, applicants are advised to check the complete UG admission guidelines.
Application Portal: UCAS
Application Fee: £18
Admission Requirements: the country-specific admission requirements are given in the table below:
|India||Completion of class 12; Overall average marks of 55%|
|China||Senior Middle School Certificate An average score of 60%|
|Pakistan||Completion of class 12; Overall average marks of 55%|
Supporting Documents: high school transcripts, SOPs, recommendations, and ELP scores.
The University of Bedfordshire has over 180 courses to offer. Some courses also have 6 intake seasons that allows the applicants to apply once again in case they miss the deadline. Some of the popular programs offered by the university are Accounting and Business, Applied Computing, Business Administration, Computer Networking, and Digital Marketing.
Application Portal: Online Application
Application Fee: Free
Admission Requirements: To be considered for admission, international students are required to fulfil country-specific entry requirements. The requirements for a few countries are given in the table below:
|India||4-year bachelors degree; Minimum GPA of 2.2 Completion of class 12; Overall average marks of 55%|
|China||overall average marks of 65% Senior Middle School Certificate An average score of 60%|
|Pakistan||4-year bachelors degree; GPA of 2.2 or higher Completion of class 12; Overall average marks of 55%|
Supporting Documents: UG degree, transcripts, recommendations, resume, personal essay, and ELP score.
International students must have the Tier 4 visa clearance for almost six months while applying for the courses. For Tier 4, aspirants must have 40 points:
Applying for visa costs around 348 Pounds. The applicants must apply for a visa at least 3 months prior to the start of course. Applicants must provide the following documents when applying for the visa:
The university reverts decisions regarding an application within 30 days of submission. International applicants should submit their application well before the aforementioned deadline. In case the deadline is not mentioned, students are advised to apply soon after the admission notification is released.