Creative Media Education

Enrollment application

Criteria for admission to the full degree programme:

  • SAE Institute broadly adopts the admission criteria outlined by Middlesex University.
  • Successful applicants would normally be expected to meet the following requirements:
  • Minimum age 18, and
  • GCSE Maths and English Language at grade C or above, or equivalent)
  • For applications from mature students (aged 21 and above), we also consider work and life experience. In such cases, SAE Institute requires applicants to provide satisfactory evidence of their ability to successfully complete the programme.

Criteria for Language of Study:

  • Students whose first language is not English will need a qualification that demonstrates competence in English.
  • Approved English Language Tests include:


  • IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 within each component)
  • TOEFL: iBT: 80 (with no less than 17 within each component)


  • Cambridge Proficiency Test: no less than C
  • Cambridge Advanced Test: no less than B!
  • Cambridge ESOL: CPE Grade C CAE Grade B

Recognition of Prior Learning

As a creative school, SAE Institute is always looking for people who are excited about the creative media industries and therefore welcomes applicants without formal qualifications. Such candidates will be interviewed and may be required to show a portfolio of their work.

Applicants who hold a qualification from another institution, or who have formally completed components of another qualification, must submit authorised evidence of those achievements at the time of application to SAE Institute.

Documents required for registration of citizens of the Republic of Serbia:

  • 1. Certified copies of high school diploa and certificates
  • 2. Citizenship certificate / certified copy or original
  • 3. Birth certificate / certified copy or original
  • 4. Photos for document / 2 pcs
  • 5. Application form / at SAE Institute - on registration
  • 6. English language certification (if not a native English speaker) - TOEFL or IELTS / latest until the end of the first year

Documents required for registration of foreign citizens:

  • 1. Validated certificates and diplomas from high school - certified copies (originals are not accepted)
  • 2. Certified copy of the passport
  • 3. Photos for document / 2 pcs
  • 4. Application form / obtained at SAE Institute
  • 5. English language certification (if the student is not a native English speaker) - TOEFL above 80 or equivalent