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 wish to study at undergraduate level, we require the Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO), with an overall grade of 6.5 and a minimum of 6 in any required subjects.
For entry to our Foundation Year, we would consider at least a 6 from the Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (HAVO).
For postgraduate study, we require the Doctoraal or Bachelor's Degree.
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 also be considered for direct admission to bachelor's 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 then please contact us. Alternatively, we’d accept a grade of 8 in English Language from the VWO for undergraduate entry.
English Language Entry Requirements
To meet the English language entry requirements at Wrexham Glyndŵr University, international students are expected to have achieved a Grade 8 in English Language.
Alternatively, one of the 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.