Wrexham Glyndŵr University is based in North East Wales. Our main campus in Wrexham is ideally located to give students a memorable experience of studying in the UK. Wrexham is a safe and vibrant town with plenty to see and do. Only an hour away from the major cities of Liverpool and Manchester, with beautiful scenery, heritage sites and outdoor activities right on the doorstep, Wrexham is a great location for students to experience British university life. 

We offer vocationally relevant courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in a wide range of subjects, including business, engineering, science, computing and the creative arts. Our career-focused curriculums are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to help them gain successful employment and prepare them for life in the workforce after graduation. Students are also given the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through work placements and the chance to showcase their work in competitions and exhibitions.

By choosing Wrexham Glyndŵr University, you will become part of a friendly, supportive community. Our lecturing teams teach in small class sizes, meaning that students will be given the individual attention and support they need whilst undertaking their studies.

Academic Entry Requirements

If you’re currently studying the Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife (Abitur), then we would look for a minimum GPA of 2.9 for entry onto the 1st year of one of our degree programmes.  In addition to your GPA, we would look for a grade of 10 in required subjects. These subjects would depend on the course you are applying to study with us.

The Fachgebundene Hochschulreife /Fachhochschulreife and the Berufsakademien Diplom (Diplom- BA) are also considered for entry onto our undergraduate programmes.

If you’re studying the Staatlich geprüfter Techniker (State Certified Technician) qualification, then you may be able to complete an Honours Degree with us in just 1 year. The State Certified Technician qualification allows entry firstly onto our Summer School, then onto the 3rd year of one of our Engineering or Computing degrees (please note that if you wish to study Computing, you may not need to complete our Summer School to receive an Honours Degree in one year).

For taught postgraduate study, applicants who hold the Magister Artium, the Diplom or the Erstes Staatsexamen (First State Examination) will be considered. We would also look for an overall grade of 3.0 or above or Befriedigend (or higher).

For all levels of study, we'd also look for evidence of your English language ability. If you’ve taken an IELTS test, we’d look for:

  • Undergraduate – 6.0 overall, with no band below 6.0. Individual band scores of 0.5 below this required total may be considered. Holders of the International Baccalaureate Diploma with 26 points or more will be considered for direct admission to Bachelor degree courses
  • Postgraduate – 6.5 overall with no band below 6.5. Individual band scores of 0.5 below this required total may be considered.

If you’ve taken another approved English language test please contact us. Alternatively, we’d accept a grade of 10 or above in the English language component of the Abitur when taken as an achievement/main or intensive subject.

English Language Entry Requirements

To meet the English language entry requirements at Wrexham Glyndŵr University, international students are expected to have achieved a Grade 10 in English Language (taken as achievement/main or intensive subject).

Alternatively, one of the following qualifications listed below will also be accepted. All certificates/qualifications accepted are assessed based on their equivalence to 6.0 overall and a minimum of 5.5 in each component of the IELTS for UKVI (Academic) test. Selected programmes require grades equivalent to IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each skill score. If you are a national of a UKVI Approved Majority English Speaking Country, or you have completed a degree in a UKVI Approved Majority English Speaking Country in the last 5 years, you will be exempt from meeting this requirement. More information can be found on https://www.gov.uk/student-visa/knowledge-of-english.

Wrexham Glyndŵr University reserves the right to change the criteria it will accept for English language proficiency. The information on this page should be used as guidance only.

Go to our English language requirements page for more information.