All prospective students must complete an application form. After scrutiny of the application and documents, MIHE will send the candidate an email about the outcome of the candidate’s application. Successful candidates will be sent an offer letter by email informing them about fees and the level and exact title of the course. Unsuccessful candidates will be informed by email.
Online Application Form
We warmly welcome applications from international students. The Markfield Institute has been welcoming international students for the past 20 years. You can rest assured that whilst away from home you will receive the educational support you need to achieve academic success. Our admissions department is happy to answer any questions you may have whilst considering your application to MIHE. You can contact us by phone, email, Skype, or simply visit us to discuss your educational requirements in person.
International students should apply by downloading an application form in pdf format from the link below. Please attempt to fill in all sections of the application form and send it with any supporting documents by email to email@example.com:
Entry requirements for overseas applicants
Overseas applicants must ensure they comply with these UKVI requirements.
Applicants holding non-UK qualifications will require confirmation that they possess the UK equivalent of their overseas qualifications and must produce a valid certificate from the National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom (UK NARIC – www.naric.org.uk).
Overseas applicants are also required to demonstrate their proficiency in English. MIHE adheres to the Home Office's approved Secure English Language Tests (SELTs) as evidence of English language ability. Applicants should note they must achieve the required scores on the IELTS examination, irrespective of whether they hold other qualifications in the English language. This is a requirement from the UKVI (see below for details)
Entry Qualifications for undergraduate programmes: For all BA programmes, International applicants will be expected to achieve school-leaving qualifications which are equivalent to those achieved by British students, and will need to ensure they also have at least a Level B2 in English, as specified by the UKVI (this is normally an IELTS qualification). International applicants will need to take an IELTS test from a UKVI approved test centre in their country of residence. They will need to achieve an average score of 5.5 in their IELTS test (with a minimum of 5.5 in each of the four sub-components of language learning (reading, writing, speaking and listening).
Entry Qualifications for postgraduate programmes: The normal entry requirements for all the MA pathways will be a good honours degree (Level 6) from a UK university or an equivalent from an overseas university. Degree qualifications must be confirmed by NARIC as equivalent, and adhere to the UKVI’s English language requirements. International applicants who require a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK will need to ensure that they have an IELTS test from a UKVI approved test centre in their country of residence. For all MA pathways, applicants will need to have achieved an average score of 6.5 in their IELTS test (with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the four sub-components of language learning (reading, writing, speaking and listening).
Applicants are also assessed on the basis of their academic performance. Mature applicants or applicants who do not have conventional Level 6 qualifications may be considered on the basis of their professional level qualifications and/or experience in accordance with the Institute’s Recognition of Prior Learning policy. Such candidates may be admitted through the Institute’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) procedures (Recognition of Prior Learning (RP) policy). In addition, students who hold additional qualifications in cognate areas or possess considerable professional experience may also be exempted, with up to a maximum of 80 level 7 credits via the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process (Recognition of Prior Learning (RP) policy).
Fees for International students
Undergraduate course fees: The tuition fees for all BA courses for UK and EU students are £5,500/year and £7,500/year for overseas full-time students.
Postgraduate course fees: The tuition fees for UK and EU students are £5,500/year and £8,500/year for overseas full-time students.
What's included in the fees? The fee includes registration, tuition, examination/assessment marking and graduation. It excludes study materials, re-examination (re-takes), residential accommodation, meals, travel, graduation robes and photographs.