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City, University of London welcomes applications from Icelandic students. London is a great place for students from Iceland to study as it is a global city with virtually every nationality represented in some way.
The International Team make frequent trips to attend fairs, visit schools and undertake one-to-one counselling with student and parents. If we currently do not have any visits listed here, we can still assist you via email with any queries you may have.
If you have any queries regarding entry requirements or how to apply, please contact Emma Thomas for more information.
Senior International Recruitment Officer
If you are thinking about studying in London, choosing City means benefitting from our central location, teaching quality and close links to business and the professions. We offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and are consistently highly ranked for graduate starting salaries.
Entry requirements will vary from course to course and the information on this page is only intended to be a general guide. For individual course requirements, please refer to the course pages, or contact Emma Thomas.
Qualifications from Icelandic high school system are accepted for direct entry. For information on specific course requirements, please email Emma Thomas.
Applicants from Iceland will need to obtain good or very good grades in the túdentspróf.
International qualifications such as A level and IB are also accepted for direct entry, and details of grades requirements for these qualifications can be found on the course pages.
Students who don’t meet the requirements for direct entry may have the option to undertake our INTO City’s International Foundation Programme or Kaplan International College London’s Foundation Certificate, which then offers the opportunity for guaranteed entry into City’s bachelor programmes.
In 2021 the Mathematics curriculum for the International Baccalaureate Diploma is changing.
After careful consideration, City will accept both the Mathematics: Analysis and approaches route and the Mathematics: Applications and interpretation route as equivalent to A-Level Mathematics for all of our undergraduate courses. This means where our courses required A level Mathematics equivalency, we will accept both of the available Higher Level routes within the International Baccalaureate.
Current IB requirements will be clearly stated on the individual course pages, but please contact us if you have any questions.
Applicants will be considered for most postgraduate courses with a good Icelandic bachelor’s degree from a recognised University. Entry requirements will vary by course for more information about specific course requirements please contact Emma Thomas.
Applicants for postgraduate courses will need a Baccalaurreatus degree from a recognised institution.
Students who don’t meet the requirements for direct entry may opt to undertake a graduate preparation programme. Students successfully completing INTO City’s Graduate Diploma or Kaplan International College London’s Pre-Master’s Course at the required level will have guaranteed entry into City’s postgraduate degrees.
English language requirements will vary from course to course and the information on this page is only intended to be a general guide. For individual course requirements, please refer to the course pages, or contact Emma Thomas.
For students requiring visas, a Secure English Language Test (SELT) is usually required. Find a full list of acceptable English Language qualifications.
Students who do not meet the English language requirements for their course may have the option to undertake our Pre-sessional English programme at INTO City prior to entry.
Undergraduates who are EU citizens and have been resident in the EU for the last three years are eligible to receive a tuition fee loan from the Student Loans Company.
We have a range of partial scholarships available for students from the EU, each based on what qualifications you are studying. The main funding packages for EU students are:
Most courses have partial scholarship schemes and details can be found on each course page. If you cannot see a scholarship on the course page and wish to find out if one is available, please contact Emma Thomas.
There are a number of excellent external scholarship schemes available.
City, University of London works with a select number of overseas representatives or agents across the world to offer face-to-face assistance and counselling to prospective students. Find guidance in applying through agents (Overseas Representatives)
City does not currently have an approved representative in Iceland. Or advice and guidance on applying to City, please contact Emma Thomas.
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