2. Language and other requirements

Language requirements

To gain admission to some degrees, specific requirementsmust be met, either in terms of language level (either Basque or English, depending on the course of study) or other requirements; therefore, additional supporting documents must be submitted.

In order to accredit the language level required in each case, you must enclose the accreditation according to CEFR, established by the Council of Europe (see Appendix II) of the Admission Instructions

Which degrees require an entry test?

English languagerequirement:

Degree programmes that require proof of having a B2 level in English:

  • Business Administration + Law 
  • Business Administration + Digital Business Skills
  • Business Administration and Digital Environment Management
  • Business Administration + Financial Analyst Basics (Deusto Finance Programme)
  • Business Admnistration and + Industrial Technology Engineering . 
  • Business Administration + Computer Engineering 
  • Business Administration + Innovation + Entrepreneurship 
  • Business Administration + International Management Skills
  • Medicine
  • Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Engineering + Data Science and Artificial Intelligence
  • Biomedical Engineering (Verification pending)
  • Computer Engineering + Biomedical Engineering(Verification pending)
  • Deusto degree programmes: Skills for International Lawyers
  • Tourism + International Trade Skills
  • Modern Languages and Management + International Trade Skills
  • Philosophy, Politics and Economics + International Trade Skills

Degree programmes that require proof of having a C1 English level:

  • International Relations
  • International Relations + Law

Basque languagerequirement:

Degree programmes that require proof of having a B2 level in Basque:

  • Nursing (Basque group)
  • Psychology (Basque group)
  • Physiotherapy (Basque group)
  • Physiotherapy + Physical Activity and Sports Sciences 
  • Primary Education 
  • Primary Education + Physical Activity and Sports Sciences 
  • Physical Activity and Sports Sciences (Basque group)
  • Medicine (in a subsequent phase, proof of having B2 level in Basque is required for those who are going to study subjects in Basque)

Degree programmes that require an interview in Basque:

All candidates applying for the following degree programmes will have to take an interview in Basque to ensure that they have the required level to follow classes taught in Basque language:

  • Basque Language and Culture
  • Basque Language and Culture + Modern Languages: English Studies

 

OTHER SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA FOR ENTRY TO SOME DEGREE PROGRAMMES

BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN MEDICINE

Due to the existing demand for these studies, it is not possible to consider applications that do not reach an average mark of 8 (average of the marks obtained in 1st and 2nd year baccalaureate studies).
Those applicants with the best entry profile (marks, languages, other merits) will be called for a personal interview, the date of which will be communicated to each applicant in advance.

JOINT PROGRAMMES WITH THE DEGREE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Joint Programme study mode involves combining two degrees. Therefore, it requires the ability and willingness to dedicate more time for intensive study.

Applicants must be currently be enrolled or have completed the 2nd year of Baccalaureate studies in any pathway except Arts. In the two years of Baccalaureate studies, applicants must have taken Mathematics subjects corresponding to their pathway.

- To be eligible for the Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration + Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Technology Engineering, it is necessary to be currently enrolled or have completed a Baccalaureate in Science.

- In addition, it is necessary to demonstrate having a B2 level of English according to the CEFR, as established by the Council of Europe.

Experience shows that, in order to enter joint programmes with the Bachelor's in Business Administration, it is advisable to have an average mark of notable.

- In cases where it is deemed appropriate, the Admissions Committee reserves the right to request the academic certification with the final grades obtained in 2nd year Baccalaureate studies, or invite candidates for a personal interview.

BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN BASQUE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE AND JOINT PROGRAMMES WITH THIS DEGREE:

An interview in Basque: the aim is to ensure that candidates have the appropriate level of proficiency for the subjects taught in Basque.

BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN LAW

Those interested in studying the Bachelor's Degree in Law and its joint and combined programmes must also include a letter of motivation and accreditation of personal merits in the supporting documents submitted with their application.

PLEASE NOTE:

For other specific selection criteria for application and additional requirements for enrolment in some studies, please refer to pages 12 and 13 of the admission instructionsin section "C. Selection process".

VIEW THE NEXT STEP IN THE ADMISSION PROCESS:

 

 

Where?

Bilbao Campus
Avda. de la Universidades 24
48007 - Bilbao
944 139 061
secretaria.general@deusto.es
From Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 2:30pm - 4:00pm
 
 
San Sebastian Campus
Mundaiz 50
20012 - Donostia - San Sebastián
From Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 2:30pm - 4:00pm