Application Procedure for Norwegian Students

All enquirers interested in applying for Degree or HND programmes of study should complete a University of Bolton application from. Completed application forms need to be returned to:


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Application forms can be downloaded by clicking on University of Bolton Application Form

A guide to qualifications that we recognise

A good pass in the country specific qualification (as listed below) would allow applicants to be considered for courses at degree level. Those applicants without a good pass in the country specific qualification can consider other courses offered by the University of Bolton such as access course, foundation programmes, Higher National Diploma (HND) or 4-year degree courses. See individual courses for further details.

  • Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole Grade 4.

  • Vitnemål fra Teknisk Fagskole

International Baccalaureate

Applicants who have an International Baccalaureate Diploma require a score of 23 to 26 for Bachelor degree level study.

European Baccalaureate

Applicants who have a European Baccalaureate Diploma require a score of 60 for Bachelor degree level study.

In addition to the country specific qualifications shown above we normally expect applicants to have an English Language qualification such as the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or equivalent, with the following scores:

  • Access/Foundation Course: 5.0 IELTS* or TOEFL 500 Written / 173 Computer Based / 61 Internet Based*.

  •  Degree/HND: 6.0 IELTS* or TOEFL 550 Written / 213 Computer Based / 79 Internet Based*.

    The English Language qualification requirement applies to countries where the language of instruction is not English.


Postgraduate Courses

Entry requirements mentioned below are a guide to the level of qualification required for postgraduate courses at the University of Bolton. Some postgraduate courses require that applicants have studied the appropriate subject at degree or an equivalent level in order to study the subject at a higher level. Further details on postgraduate courses can be found by using the Course Finder facility on the university Home Page.

Candidates use a University of Bolton application form to apply for courses. 

Entry Requirements: Qualification equivalent to a 2.2 British Honours degree would be considered for postgraduate study.

English Language requirements: normally 6.5 IELTS* or equivalent.

* Valid for 2 years from date of testing.