If you are considering the UK as your study destination then this information will come in handy! By now, you already know how the backlogs affect your admission chances and which country is lenient than others while accepting students with backlogs. The most important thing to remember is that no university will accept your application active backlogs. Active backlogs are the backlogs that you are yet to clear.
Which countries accept backlogs?
Major countries like the USA, Canada, the UK, Australia, and New Zealand accept applicants with backlogs. Some universities may also accept up to 15+ backlogs. On the other hand, countries like Germany and Ireland are quite strict about backlogs. There are only a few universities in these countries that may consider 2-3 backlogs given the fact that your IELTS/TOEFL or GRE/GMAT are good. Check out which country and universities accept the maximum backlogs:
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Which UK universities accept backlogs?
UK universities are quite lenient while accepting applicants with backlogs. Most universities accept up to 15 or 15+ backlogs. However, it is important to note that the highly reputed universities may not consider applicants with even GRE/GMAT scores. As per their education system, UK universities is that they do not count the number of attempts as the number of backlogs, unlike Germany and Australia where they count the number of attempts as well. The list of universities below accept backlogs anywhere ranging from 5 to 15 backlogs:
- Bangor University
- Brunel University
- Cardiff Metropolitan University
- Coventry University
- Cranfield University
- De Montfort University
- Kingston University London
- Middlesex University London
- Swansea University
- Teesside University
- The University of Bradford
- University of East Anglia
- University of East London
- University of Greenwich
- University of Hull
- University of Lincoln
- University of Portsmouth
- Nottingham Trent University
- Queen's University Belfast
- Birmingham City University
- Leeds Beckett University
- Bath Spa University
Another question that we often come across from study abroad applicants is that whether the backlogs will affect their visa chances. Your backlogs history will not affect your visa procedure as long as you have a university acceptance letter. To know more about this, do read: Do Backlogs affect the chances of a Visa Approval?
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