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We have a large community of international students here at Solent University and understand that relocating to a new country can be challenging. Students coming from South Korea can find a range of advice about obtaining a visa and studying in the UK right here on the Solent website.

For more specific advice about coming from South Korea to study, please see the information below. Alternatively, you can contact the British Council's South Korean offices or our own international advice team.

Entry requirements

As a general guide, we look for qualifications that are equivalent to the British high school A-levels (a Junior College Diploma). A portfolio is also required for most of our art and design courses.

For postgraduate courses, we look for qualifications that are equivalent to the British bachelor's degree (Haksa).

International scholarships    

We are pleased to offer scholarships to students from South Korea. These are available if you are applying for a full-time course at Solent University and are a self-funded, full-fee student. 

Find out more

Visa information

As a South Korean national, you will need to apply for a visa to come and study in the UK. When you have met all the conditions of entry for a full-time course at Solent University (including payment of deposit and course acceptance), you will be sent a Certificate of Acceptance for Study (CAS) number. You will need this document to apply for a student visa.

You should make your application for a visa at the local visa application centre.

Speak with an official representative

Solent has a number of official representatives around the world. They give you the chance to talk about opportunities here at Solent with someone in your own country. 

IAE Eduhouse - Korea
Tel: +82 1 588 1377
Location: various offices throughout South Korea (see website for more details)

Letsgouk Educational Agency
Email: (South Korea)
Email: (UK)
Tel: +82 2 558 0992
Tel: +44 77 3783 4759
Location: Gangnam / UK (London and Bournemouth)

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