Postgraduate entry requirements

Find out if you qualify for entry into the Master's or Pre-Master's programme

Master's degree entry requirements

See below English language and academic requirements for entry to offered MSc programmes.

We may ask you to provide a recognised English language qualification, dependent upon your nationality and where you have studied previously. If you do not have the right academic or English requirements, please do not worry. Get in touch and we can try to work out a possible solution.

Full Masters entry criteria available on the Lancaster University website.  We may also consider non-standard applicants; please contact admissions@lancasterleipzig.de for more information. 

Business

 MSc direct entry: English MSc direct entry: Academic 
MSc Management

IELTS: Overall 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) 

TOEFL iBT / Home Edition: Overall 87 (Writing 22; Other bands 19 and above)

Pearson PTE Academic: Overall 58 (no band less than 50)

Cambridge CAE/CPE: Overall 176 (no band less than 169)

For a full list of accepted English language tests/levels, please visit the Lancaster University website.

2:2 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in any subject.
MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

IELTS: Overall 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) 

TOEFL iBT / Home Edition: Overall 87 (Writing 22; Other bands 19 and above)

Pearson PTE Academic: Overall 58 (no band less than 50)

Cambridge CAE/CPE: Overall 176 (no band less than 169)

For a full list of accepted English language tests/levels, please visit the Lancaster University website.

2:2 Hons degree (UK or equivalent), including degrees in Business and Management Studies, Economics and other Social Sciences and Engineering.

Computer Science

 MSc direct entry: EnglishMSc direct entry: Academic 
MSc Cyber Security

IELTS: Overall 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) 

TOEFL iBT / Home Edition: Overall 87 (Writing 22; Other bands 19 and above)

Pearson PTE Academic: Overall 58 (no band less than 50)

Cambridge CAE/CPE: Overall 176 (no band less than 169)

For a full list of accepted English language tests/levels, please visit the Lancaster University website.

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Security or similar degrees.
MSc Data Science

IELTS: Overall 6.5 (no band less than 6.0) 

TOEFL iBT / Home Edition: Overall 87 (Writing 22; Other bands 19 and above)

Pearson PTE Academic: Overall 58 (no band less than 50)

Cambridge CAE/CPE: Overall 176 (no band less than 169)

For a full list of accepted English language tests/levels, please visit the Lancaster University website.

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in Statistics, Computer Science or similar.

Pre-Master's entry requirements

The Pre-Master's programme is designed for students who either do not meet the requirements for direct entry (English level, university qualifications, etc.) or would like to gain confidence in subject specific or academic skills prior to the start of their degree course.

Successful completion of this pathway will allow progression to one of the MSc degree programmes taught at Lancaster University Leipzig.

Business

 Pre-Master's entry: EnglishPre-Master's entry: Academic 

Pre-Master's in Business leading to:

MSc Management

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management

IELTS: Overall 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) 

TOEFL iBT / Home Edition: Overall 67 (Reading 8; Listening 13; Speaking 15; Writing 17)

Pearson PTE Academic: Overall 42 (no band less than 36)

Cambridge CAE/CPE: Overall 162 (no band less than 154)

For a full list of accepted English language tests/levels, please visit the Lancaster University website.

MSc Management: 2:2 or equivalent degree

MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management: 2:2 or equivalent degree ideally in a related field,but including degrees in Business and Management Studies, Economics and Social Sciences, as well as Engineering

Computer Science

 Pre-Master's entry: EnglishPre-Master's entry: Academic 

Pre-Master's in Computer Science leading to:

MSc Cyber Security

MSc Data Science 

IELTS: Overall 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) 

TOEFL iBT / Home Edition: Overall 67 (Reading 8; Listening 13; Speaking 15; Writing 17)

Pearson PTE Academic: Overall 42 (no band less than 36)

Cambridge CAE/CPE: Overall 162 (no band less than 154)

For a full list of accepted English language tests/levels, please visit the Lancaster University website.

MSc Cyber Security: 2:2 or equivalent degree. UG degree in Computer Science, Computer Security or similar degrees.  It is highly recommended the your previous studies have included Operating Systems, Networking and Computer programming (preferably Python). We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.

MSc Data Science: 2:2 or equivalent degree. UG degree in in Statistics, Computer Science or similar. We may also consider non-standard applicants, please contact us for information.