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Admission to the degree programme

All candidates must:

  • Have taken and passed baccalaureate type A (languages)
  • Achieved at least a score of 10 in English
  • Selected the Higher Institute of English high on their choice form in the summer following the bacc. result. Selecting HIE as number 1 greatly increases your chances of coming here.
  • Be under 23 years old at time of admission
  • Normally be a Mauritanian citizen

On admission you will:

  • Attend an induction week before the semester begins to see if the Institute is right for you
  • Take an internal placement test in English to determine your suitability and your stream

Please note that HIE is:

  • Rigorous with its assessment of degree modules
  • An elite institution with stretching learning objectives
  • Only students who have the right talent and work-ethic will achieve a degree
  • In return, HIE has a reputation for excellence aiding its graduates