Your entry requirements

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What you need to know

To make sure get the most out of your study experience with us, we require you to reach certain entry requirements before you join us.

You can start your studies with a UKVI- approved Secure English Language Test (SELT), provided you have met all the programme entry requirements.

  • IELTS Academic for UKVI
  • Trinity Integrated Skills in English UKVI
  • Pearson PTE Academic UKVI
  • Language Cert International ESOL SELT
  • PSI Skills for English UKVI (4 components)

The test results must have been achieved in the past 24 months and meet the minimum English equivalency score for your chosen programme.

Check entry requirements for your programme:

Undergraduate entry requirements

International Foundation Year

English requirements3-term programme:
SELT for UKVI purposes equivalent to IELTS 5.0 (with no less than 4.5 in all sub skills)

2.5-term programme:
IELTS 5.5 overall (with no less than 5.5 in all sub skills) or equivalent (on iCAS)
Subject requirements

Business: no prerequisite subjects required

Engineering: a pass in Maths is required

Science: a pass from Year 10 in a science subject (Biology and Chemistry) and Maths

Your countryAcademic qualification(s) you need
AlbaniaSecondary school Leaving Certificate (year 11) overall average grade 7 including 7 in relevant subjects. Diploma of State Maturita (year 12) overall grade 6
AlgeriaBacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire with grade average of 10 inc relevant subjects (For Science & Engineering pathways: Integrated science is studied as a combination of Phy/Chem/Bio)
AngolaSecondary school Certificate (Grade 12) with overall GPA at least 10 with at least 10 in relevant subjects
AustraliaCompletion of year 11 with equivalent grades to the GCSE/IGCSE requirements.
Azerbaijan11th grade - Passes in 4 or more subjects.
BahrainTawjahiya (Secondary school leaving cert) average grade of 60% or above, with 55% in relevant subjects.
BangladeshHSC with overall GPA 3.0 or 50%, with 50% or above in Maths and English or Diploma (4 years). Maximum age 21 years & 364 days
BelarusAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 5.5
BhutanNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
BotswanaCambridge Overseas School Certificate grades 1 - 8 in 4 or more subjects or General Certificate of Secondary Education grades A- E in 5 subjects including relevant
BrazilEnsino Medio - 4 subjects min (6.9 - 5.0 / regular / C / 3)
BruneiCambridge O level - A-C required 4 or more subjects.
BulgariaLJMU Only - Diploma of Completed Secondary Education taken at end of 12th grade (Diploma Za Sredno Obrazovanie) = AS level equivalency.
CambodiaDiploma of Upper Secondary school = year 12. Grading A - Excellent , B - Very Good, C - Good, D - Satisfactory .4 subjects minimum grade D inc relevant subjects, Grade C required in Maths for Business students.
CameroonMinimum overall grade 10 in Baccalaureate or Certificat de Probation with 10+ in all relevant subjects
CanadaCompletion of year 11 with 4 x subjects A-C (60%+) including relevant subjects
ChinaYear 11 (Senior High 2): 70% overall and min 60% in 4 academic subjects (including relevant subjects)
Year 12 (Senior High 3): 65% overall and 60% in relevant subjects
ColombiaBachillerato - 5 relevant subjects inc. Maths (A) Acceptable or above
CyprusNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
EcuadorTitulo de Bachillier Tecnico Industrial or Titulo de Bachiller En Ciencias overall grade 7.0 with minimum 6.0 in relevant subjects
EgyptYear 12 (GSEC): 55% overall and with 50% minimum in relevant subjects
EthiopiaEthiopian Uniiversity Entrance Exam Certificate, 55 in relevant subejcts with overall 400/700
FranceFrench Baccalaureate Ordinary - 10/20
GambiaWest African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate - grades 1 - 8 in 4 or more subjects.
GeorgiaSuccessfully completed Secondary School Leaving Certificate (sashualo skolis atestat)
GhanaWest African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate - grades 1 - 8 (A - E) in 4 or more subjects. Integrated science is studied as a combination of Physics/Chemistry/Biology.
GreeceNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
Hong KongForm 5 - Top schools: Grade E, or Level 2, or Pass, in 3 or more academic subjects
Form 5 - Other schools: Grade D, Level 3, or 10% on top of the pass mark in 3 academic subjects (i.e. 50% if pass mark is 40%) Will accept Chinese Literature, Chinese, History, Liberal Studies and English. Student must have Maths
HKDSE: 222 in 3 relevant subjects, must have Maths for Business and Science/Engineering
IndiaYear 10 (SSC): 65% overall
Year 11: 50% overall
Year 12 (HSC): 40% overall
(Note: 40% in relevant subjects required, can be taken from any year from Year 10, Year 11 or Year 12)
IndonesiaGrade 6.5 SMU 2 or Grade 6.0 SMU 3 - (4 relevant subjects required)
IranTranscript of High School Diploma Theoretical stream (3 years) required. Passes in 4 or more subjects, inc relevant subjects. GPA is out of 20 Min. overall GPA requirement is 11 inc relevant subjects.
Iraq12 years of schooling = either Certificate of Preparatory Education (Adadiyah) or Secondary School Certificate or Sixth Form Baccalaureate = all equivalent to GCSE level grades A-C when grades of 50% or more have been achieved. Adadiyah (or equivalent) with min 50% in 4 relevant subjects.
JamaicaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
Japan11th grade (lower secondary) or 12th grade (higher secondary) completion - passes in 4 or more subjects and GPA 2.0.
JordanYear 12 (GSEC): 50% each in 4 or more academic subjects including relevant subjects
KazakhstanYear 11/Certificate of Secondary Education - passes in 4 or more subjects.
KenyaKenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE): grades A - E in 4 or more subjects, including relevant subjects
KoreaSH3: : 6th Grade average in rank, with at least 6th grade in relevant/prerequisite subjects
SH2: 5th grade average in rank.
College Scholastic Ability Test ranks(/stanine) may be used in place of Senior High 3 ranks of equivalent subjects, if the rank is higher, in order to calculate average rank.
PLEASE NOTE: 1st rank/Stanine (highest) to 9th rank/Stanine (lowest)
Korean High school graduation equivalency exam - 60%+ inc relevant subjects.
KuwaitYear 12 (GSEC): 60% each in 4 or more academic subjects including relevant subjects
LaosBaccalaureate/11th grade - 4 subjects combining C and D inc relevant subjects
LebanonBaccalaureate - minimum 10 points inc relevant subjects or 50% in General secondary certificate with 50% in relevant subjects
LibyaYear 12 (GSEC): 60% overall and 50% in relevant subjects
MacauIGCSE/'O' Levels - Grade C in 4 relevant subjects inc English. Completion of Form 5 or Senior Middle 2 with 60-65% average
MalawiNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
MalaysiaSPM/UEC school: Form 5, Term 1, Term 2, Mid-Year, Mid-Term, End of Term, Final Year Transcripts - Grades of A- C achieved in 4 relevant academic subjects to include English and Maths. SPM (Malaysia Certificate of Education) with 4 C grades or above in relevant subjects, to include English and Maths.
UEC with aggregate of not more than 36 points for 5 relevant academic subjects inc English & Mathematics.
MauritiusNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
MexicoBachillerato 65% +
MoldovaAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 5.5
MongoliaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 10 inc relevant subjects
MyanmarBasic Education High school Matriculation = 11 years. Minimum of 60% achieved overall, inc 60% in 4 relevant subjects.
NamibiaNSCC Ordinary level, 4 subjects with grades A-C inc relevant subjects
NepalYear 10 (School Leaving Certificate): 65%/GPA 3.0 overall
Year 12 (HSC or School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI and XII)): 55%/GPA 2.6 overall
(Note: 2.4/C+/50-59% (Pass) in relevant subjects required, can be accepted from Year 10, Year 11 or Year 12)
New ZealandNCEA Level 2 (Year 12) = equivalent to GCSE (Grades = N (not achieved), A (achieved), M (merit), E (excellence)NCEA Level 2 with (Year 12) with relevant subjects - Achieving 60 credits with no fewer than 48 from Level 2 + no fewer than 12 credits (Level 2) in relevant subjects, inc maths. Also need to see copy of "Record of Learning / Achievement" Majority marks merits / achieved + refer to Record of Learning Achievement for marks. As new market need to use comparative grades and common sense to other markets initially ie accept with 4 subjects Grades C or above.
NigeriaWest African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate - grades 1-8 (A - E) in 4 or more subjects.
OmanYear 12 (General Education Diploma): 60% each in 4 or more academic subjects including relevant subjects
PakistanYear 10 (SSC): 60% overall (if total marks are out of 1050 or 1100) or 65% overall (if total marks are out of 850)
Year 11 (Intermediate Part I): 60% overall with passes in min 4 subjects.
Year 12 (HSC / Intermediate certificate(Part I & II)) or Polytechnic Diploma : 50% overall with passes in min 4 subjects
(Note: 40% in relevant subjects required, must be taken from the year assessed.)
PanamaBachillier/High school Diploma - Overall average 3 including 3 in relevant subjects
PeruCertificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa - 5 subjects min.11/20
Philippines75% pass in High School Diploma from list of top schools (school list in general rules tab) or 80% pass in High School Diploma from all other schools
QatarNew certificate, QSSC - min. 5 subjects, all 5 grades A - Ds (minimum 60% in relevant subjects and 60% overall in percentage scale)
Thanawaya Ama Qatari (School Leaving Certificate) 60% and minimum pass mark of 60% in relevant subjects Qatar Specialised Secondary Certificate or Technical Secondary Certificate, 70% overall with 70% in relevant subjects. For Engineering: Physics and Maths as individual subjects required, not Integrated Science)
Russia (+ Chechnya)Attestat/11th grade - Minimum GPA 3
RwandaRwandan Advanced GCSE - 3 subjects 40% (Grade D)
Saudi ArabiaTawjihiya (General Secondary Education Certificate)/ = high school graduation. 4 or more subjects min.60% in each, including relevant subjects
SingaporeSecondary 4 (O or A Level programme, N level programme students not accepted): Term 2 or Mid-Year transcript - Grades of A- C achieved in 4 subjects to include English and Maths. 4 x O levels grades A -C, includng English and Maths. Singapore/Cambridge A Levels – see UCAS points for assessment. H1 = AS level UCAS, H2 = A levels UCAS
South AfricaSenior Cert with Matriculation Endorsement = Four E's (relevant subjects) or National Senior Certificate = four subjects grade 3 or above (relevant subjects)
Sri LankaSri lankan GCE O level: Grade C in 5 subjects including relevant subjects
Sri lankan GCE A level: Grade S in 2 subjects including relevant subjects
SyriaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
TaiwanSenior High School Leaving Certificate/Senior High 2 or Senior High 3 - passes in 4 or more subjects, with 55% average in High School Exam from Year 12/SH3 or 60% average from Year 11/SH2
TanzaniaEast Africa Cert/Cambridge Overseas School Cert/Certificate of Secondary Education - grades 1 - 8 (A-D) in 4 or more subjects
ThailandYear 11 (MAW 5) completion with GPA 2.0
Year 12 (MAW 6) completion with GPA 2.0 in last two years.
At least 2.0 in academic subjects inc Maths and Science.
Grades = 2 (pass - 60-69), 3 (good 70-79%) and 4 (excellent 80-100%)
TunisiaBaccalaureate - minimum 10 points inc relevant subjects.
TurkeyDevlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 50% overall inc relevant subjects
UAETawjihiyya (School Leaving Certificate) - 60% or above in 4 or more subjects (inc relevant subjects).
UgandaUgandan Certificate of Education - grades 1 - 8 in 4 or more subjects.
UkraineCertificate of Complete General Secondary Education – with minimum GPA 4.5 on 12 point scale
USAHigh school Diploma: Min GPA 2.00 (grade C-, 70%)
UzbekistanCertificate of General Secondary Education, 11 years minimum GPA 3.0 in 4 or more subjects
VenezuelaTitulo de Educacion Media General - 4 subjects min 12/20
VietnamSecondary School Graduation/Year 12 completion * Year 12 (Bang Tu Tai): completion report with GPA 6.0 overall, and with 6.0+ for Math and science subjects (possible to accept students with a Pass grade of 5.0 on a case-by-case basis, but refer to RO for check of school). Possible to accept from Year 11 with GPA 6.5 in Year 10 & 11 and with 6.5 + for Math and Science subjects. Borderline cases to be referred to RO for check of school
YemenGeneral Secondary Education Certificate = high school graduation. An overall passmark of 60% or above, inc relevant subjects
ZambiaZambian School Certificate grades 1 - 8 in 4 or more subjects
ZimbabweO levels : 4 passes at A-C including relevant subjects

International Year One

English requirementsIELTS 5.5 overall (with no less than 5.5 in all sub skills) or equivalent (on iCAS)
Subject requirements

Business: no prerequisite subjects required

Engineering and Computing: a pass in Maths is required

Your countryAcademic qualification(s) you need
AlgeriaBacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire with grade average of 9/20
AngolaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
AustraliaYear 12 = A Levels (final school certificate has different titles for each state) Students must also have a minimum ATAR score of 60.0.0 and submit grade 12 transcript ( grades differ by state, refer to AM)
AzerbaijanSecondary School leaving certificate/11th grade graduation grades A - C and evidence of 1 year of further study - to equate to 13 years of education (to approx A Level equivalency). Specialist Diploma/1st year of uni degree studies.
BahrainTawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) and evidence of 1 year of further study (e.g. 1st year of 2 year Diploma)
BangladeshHSC with overall GPA 3.25 (55%), with 55% or above in Maths & English or Diploma (4 years). Maximum age 22 years & 364 days
BelarusAttestat/11th grade - with minimum GPA 6.5 + further plus 1 year successful completion
BhutanNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
BotswanaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
BrazilEnsino Medio - 4 subjects min (8.9 - 7.0 / bom / B / 4) or Ensino Medio - 4 subjects min (6.9 - 5.0 / regular / C / 3) + 1 further year
BruneiCambridge A level/Matriculation = A Level Standard. BDTVEC National Diploma = BTEC National Diploma
BulgariaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
CambodiaDiploma of Upper Secondary school = year 12. Grading A - Excellent , B - Very Good, C - Good, D - Satisfactory .4 subjects minimum grade D inc relevant subjects, Grade C required in Maths for Business students + 1 further year.
CameroonNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
CanadaHigh School Diploma Grade 12 55%+ in minimum 5 academic subjects
ChinaYear 12 (Senior High 3)with 60% or above in 4 or more key subjects (including relevant subject and no further year study requirement);

Year 11 (Senior High 2) with 65% or above in 4 or more key subjects(including relevant subject) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study with a pass;
ColombiaBachillerato - 5 relevant subjects inc. Maths (A) Acceptable or above plus extra year study
CyprusApolytirion (Lyceum or Technical/Vocational Secondary School) - 15/16 (out of 20) upwards
EcuadorTitulo de Bachillier Tecnico Industrial or Titulo de Bachiller En Ciencias overall grade 7.0 with minimum 6.0 in relevant subjects plus further year study
EgyptYear 12 (GSEC): 55% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study
EthiopiaTVET (10+3 Diploma) Grade C
FranceFrench Baccalaureate Ordinary - 10/20
GambiaOrdinary National Diploma (approx 2 years at Uni) or WAEC (West African Exam Council) A Level, College Certificate
GeorgiaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
GhanaOND/Ghanaian A Levels/Polytechnic Diploma
GreeceNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
Hong KongHKDSE 332
IndiaYear 12 (HSC): 45% overall or

SSC 60% & 3 Year Diploma in Engineering/Technology subjects: 55% overall
Indonesia6.5 SMU 3 (4 relevant subjects required)
IranTranscript of High School Diploma Theoretical stream (3 years) GPA 11/20 plus further year. Or Pre Uni Year Peeshdaneshgahe 12/20.
Or 1 year Kardani 12/20, or 2 year Kardani 11/20.
IraqNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
JamaicaGCE A Level. Diploma from College of Art, Science and Technology or Associate Degree - generally accepted for HE entry (Diploma = approx A level standard).
JapanHigh School/Upper Secondary School leaving certificate and evidence of further study but High School leaving certificate with 3.0 GPA accepted alone, lower if there is one more year of further study. Further part study includes Junior College Diploma / Technical Associate Degree / Vocational Training Certificate / Diploma (inc.Koutou Senmon Gakko and Senmon Gakko) awarded by Vocational Training Colleges of Ministry of Labour is considered comparable to VCE Advanced Subsidiary (AS) level / BTEC National Certificate
JordanYear 12 (GSEC): 70% each in 4 or more academic subjects including relevant subjects or 50% + a year of further study
KazakhstanCertificate of Secondary Education and evidence of 1 year of further study - to equate to 13 years of education (to approx A level equivalency). Part study of Specialist Diploma. Diplom o srednem spetsialnom obrazovanii (Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education until 1991) is considered comparable to BTEC National Diploma standard.
KenyaKCSE plus successful completion of 1 year of further study
KoreaHigh School Diploma (6th Grade) or Korean High school graduation equivalency exam - 50%+ inc relevant subjects
KuwaitYear 12 (GSEC): 60% each in 4 or more academic subjects including relevant subjects + 1 year of further study (e.g Vocational Training Centre Certificate/Diploma/part study of Bachelor's degree)
LaosBaccalaureate/11th grade - 4 subjects combining C and D inc relevant subjects + 1 further year of study.
LebanonBaccalaureate - minimum 12 points inc relevant subjects and further year of study
LibyaYear 12 (GSEC): 60% overall and 60% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study
MacauCompletion of Form 6 or Senior Middle 3 with 70%+ average (other schools - 80%) in relevant academic subjects
MalawiNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
MalaysiaSTPM or A Levels with 2 grade D, or UEC with aggregate of not more than 42 points for 6 subjects inc English

Any recognised Malaysia foundation programme - 40%
MauritiusCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate / GCE A level. Ordinary Technician Diploma = BTEC National Diploma. Diploma (2 years), University of Mauritius/Higher Technician Diploma = BTEC HND
MexicoBachillerato 75% or 65% + 1 year HE (pass)
MoldovaAttestat/11th grade - with minimum GPA 6.5 + further plus 1 year successful completion
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 12/20
MongoliaHigh School certificate and evidence of further study - to equate to 13 years of education (to approx A level equivalency). Part study of Certificate of Vocational Education/bachelor/university diploma.
MyanmarBasic Education High school Matriculation = 11 years. Minimum of 60% achieved overall, inc 60% in 4 relevant subjects + 1 further year of study. Further year can include GAC - GPA 1.00
NamibiaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
NepalYear 12 (HSC or School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI and XII)): GPA 2.4 overall

(Note: 2.4/C+/50-59% (Pass) in relevant subjects required, can be accepted from Year 10, Year 11 or Year 12)

(Note: SELT equivalent accepted - Nepal (National Exam Board) English 60% from Year 12)
New ZealandNCEA - Level 3 = equivalent to A Levels minimum 80 credits with 60 achieved at level 3 and remaining 20, level 2,
NigeriaWAEC, SSCE or GCE grades A1-B3 in 5 or more subjects
OmanYear 12 (General Education Diploma): 50% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year further study (can be from Diploma/Technical Industrial College Diploma, 1 year Certificate, Higher/Advanced Diploma)
PakistanYear 12 (HSC/ Intermediate certificate(Part I & II))): 55% overall
PalestineNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
Philippines75% pass in High School Diploma from list of top schools (school list in general rules tab) or 80% pass in High School Diploma from all other schools plus 1 further year of study
QatarHigh School certificate and evidence of 1 year of further study - to equate to 13 years of education (to approx A level equivalency). Part study of Vocational Secondary Diploma/Secondary Technical Certificate/Diploma in Technology/Bachelor Degree inc.QABP at 70%
Russia (+ Chechnya)Attestat with minimum 3.5 plus 1 year of successful completion of further studies
RwandaRwandan Advanced GCSE - 3 subjects 60% (Grade C+)
Saudi Arabia1 year of further study eg. diploma level studies. Diploma provided by Higher Institutes and Technical Colleges. Technical College Certificate (2 years) = BTEC National Certificate. Higher Technical Institute Diploma = BTEC National Diploma. College of Technology Diploma (2 years) = BTEC National Diploma. Higher Diploma = 2 years of Bachelors
SingaporeSingapore/Cambridge A Levels - see UCAS points for assessment, H1 = AS level UCAS H2 = A levels UCAS, or 1 year completion of study of Polytechnic Diploma / Polytechnic Certificate / Polytechnic Advanced Diploma. 
South AfricaSenior Cert with Matriculation Endorsement = Five C's(relevant subjects) or National Senior Certificate = Five subjects grade 5 (relevant subjects)
Sri LankaSri lankan GCE A level: Grade C in 2 subjects or Grade S in 3 subjects, including relevant subjects
SyriaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
TaiwanSH3 70% or 1 year of completed further study if below 70%
TanzaniaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate A-E/National Form VI exam/Technical College Certificate/Diploma/Advanced Diploma
ThailandM6 with GPA 2.3
TunisiaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
TurkeyDevlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 55% overall
UAEHigh School certificate (Tawjihiyya) and evidence of 1 year of further study - to equate to 13 years/approx A level equiv. Part study of Specialist/University Diploma or Associate Degree.
UgandaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate/East African Advanced Certificate/Higher Diploma/National Certificate/National Diploma
UACEGrades A- E
UkraineAttestat/11th Grade - GPA 9/12.
USAHigh School Diploma - 2.50 (lower grades require 1 year further study) or GED: 600 overall with 150 in 4 subjects including prerequisites
UzbekistanCompletion of Attestat and 1 further year study of diploma of post secondary education, specialist diploma and Bakalavr.
VenezuelaTitulo de Educacion Media General -   4 subjects  min  12/20  + 1 further year
VietnamYear 12 GPA 6.5 (lower grades require further year of study)
ZambiaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager

International Foundation and Year One

English requirementsIELTS 5.5 overall (with no less than 5.5 in all sub skills) or equivalent (on iCAS)
Subject requirementsGood high school grades and a pass in Maths is required for Engineering and Computing
Your countryAcademic qualification(s) you need
AlbaniaSecondary school Leaving Certificate (year 11) overall average grade 8 including 8 in relevant subjects. Diploma of State Maturita (year 12) overall grade 7
AlgeriaBacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire with grade average of 12 inc relevant subjects (For Science & Engineering pathways: Integrated science is studied as a combination of Phy/Chem/Bio)
AngolaSecondary school Certificate (Grade 12) with overall GPA at least 14 with at least 14 in relevant subjects
AustraliaCompletion of year 11 with equivalent grades to the GCSE/IGCSE requirements as below - (min. 60% achieved including relevant subjects)
AzerbaijanAttestat/Certificate of Secondary Education (Grade 11) is GCSE comparable (A*-C) with the exception of English Language. Graded 1-5 - accept 4 (good) and 5 (excellent).
BahrainTawjahiya (Secondary school leaving cert) average grade of 80% or above, with 70% in relevant subjects.
BangladeshHSC 50% or GPA 3.0 overall with passes in min 4 subjects or Year 10 (SSC): A- overall with passes in min 4 subjects or Diploma (4 years)
BelarusAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades, 6 and above)
BhutanNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
BotswanaCambridge Overseas School Certificate grades 1 - 6 in 4 or more subjects or General Certificate of Secondary Education grades A- C in 5 subjects including relevant
BrazilEnsino Medio - 5 subjects min (6.9 - 5.0 / regular / C / 3)
BruneiCambridge O level - Minimum of 5 subjects required grades 1-6. Matriculation = approx A level equivalent.
BulgariaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
CambodiaDiploma of Upper Secondary school = year 12. Grading A - Excellent , B - Very Good, C - Good. 5 subjects minimum grade C inc relevant subjects.
CameroonMinimum overall grade 13 in Baccalaureate or Certificat de Probation with 13+ in all relevant subjects
CanadaCompletion of year 11 with 5 x subjects A-C (60%+) including relevant subjects
ChinaYear 11 (Senior High 2): 70% overall and min 60% in 4 academic subjects (including relevant subjects)
Year 12 (Senior High 3): 65% overall and min 60% in 4 academic subjects (including relevant subjects)
ColombiaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
CyprusBachillerato - 5 relevant subjects inc. Maths (B) Good or above
EcuadorTitulo de Bachiller En Ciencias overall grade 7.5 with minimum 7 in relevant subjects
EgyptYear 12 (GSEC): 75% overall and with 50% minimum in relevant subjects
EthiopiaEthiopian Uniiversity Entrance Exam Certificate, 70 in relevant subejcts with overall 500/700
FranceFrench Baccalaureate Ordinary - 10/20
GambiaWest African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate - grades A1/2 (1 Exc/2 v good), B3/4 (3 good/4 credit), C5/6 (credit) in 4 or more subjects.
GeorgiaSecondary School Leaving Certificate (sashualo skolis atestat) Average 2.5 (combination of 2s & 3s) on 1-4 scale, 8 on a 1-10 scale or B.
GhanaWest African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate grades 1-6(A-C) in 4 or more subjects. Integrated science is studied as a combination of Phy/Chem/Bio.
GreeceNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
Hong KongForm 5 - 3 subject passes 5% above pass mark of school

HKDSE: 222 , Chinese accepted
IndiaYear 11: 55% overall
Year 12 (HSC): 45% overall
(Note: 50% in relevant subjects required can be taken from Year 11 or Year 12)
IndonesiaGrade 7.0 SMU 2 or Grade 6.5 SMU 3 – (5 relevant subjects required)
IranTranscript of High School Diploma Theoretical stream (3 years,11th year)required. Min. overall GPA requirement is 14 inc relevant subjects. Grades of 50% + or above are approx equivalent to GCSE grade C or above.
IraqCertificate of Preparatory Education / Secondary School Certificate: overall average 70% (Good) in 5 academic subjects with minimum 65% (Medium) in specific subject requirements.
JamaicaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
JapanUpper Secondary School certificate (Kotogakko - Year 12/Senior 3) pass with 'good' grades (70% + or approx GPA 3 on 5 scale). Year 11 (Senior 2) with outstanding grades (Minimum 75%+ or GPA 4.0) may be considered. Relevant subjects Maths taken in Year 2 can be accepted
JordanYear 12 (GSEC): 80% overall and 50% in relevant subjects
KazakhstanAttestat/Certificate of Secondary Education (Grade 11) is GCSE comparable (A*-C) with the exception of English Language. Graded 1-5 - accept 4 (good) and 5 (excellent).
KenyaKenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE): grades A- C- in 4 or more subjects, including relevant subjects
KoreaSH3: 5th Grade average in rank, with at least 5th grade in relevant/prerequisite subjects
SH2: 4th Grade average in rank with at least 4th grade in relevant/prerequisite subjects
College Scholastic Ability Test ranks(/stanine) may be used in place of Senior High 3 ranks of equivalent subjects, if the rank is higher, in order to calculate average rank.
PLEASE NOTE: 1st rank/Stanine (highest) to 9th rank/Stanine (lowest)
Korean High school graduation equivalency exam - 70%+ inc relevant subjects.
KuwaitYear 12 (GSEC): 80% overall and 70%+ in relevant subjects
LaosBaccalaureate/11th grade - 5 subjects combining B and C inc relevant subjects
LebanonBaccalaureate - minimum 12 points inc relevant subjects 60% in General secondary certificate with 60% in relevant subjects
LibyaYear 12 (GSEC): 80% overall and 50% in relevant subjects
MacauIGCSE/'O' Levels - Grade C in 5 relevant subjects inc English
Completion of Form 5 or Senior Middle 2 from good schools 65-75% average in relevant subjects (top schools require 65%, average schools require 75%)
MalawiNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
MalaysiaSPM/UEC school: Form 5, Term 1, Term 2, Mid-Year, Mid-Term, End of Term, Final Year Transcripts - Grades of A- C achieved in 5 relevant academic subjects to include English and Maths. SPM (Malaysia Certificate of Education) with 5 C grades or above in relevant subjects to include English and Mathematics.
UEC with aggregate of not more than 30 points for 5 relevant academic subjects inc English & Mathematics.
MauritiusNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
MexicoBachillerato 75% +
MoldovaAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades)
MongoliaCertificate of Completed Secondary education 70% including relevant subjects
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 12 inc relevant subjects
MyanmarBasic Education High school Matriculation = 11 years. Minimum of 60% achieved overall, inc 60% in 5 academic subjects, inc relevant.
NamibiaNSCC Ordinary level, 5 subjects with grades A-C inc relevant subjects
NepalYear 12 (HSC or School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI and XII)): 60%/GPA 2.8 overall
(Note: 2.4/C+/50-59% (Pass) in relevant subjects required, can be accepted from Year 11 or Year 12)
New ZealandNCEA Level 2 (Year 12) = equivalent to GCSE (Grades = N (not achieved), A (achieved), M (merit), E (excellence). Achieving 80 credits with no fewer than 60 from Level 2 + no fewer than 12 credits (Level 2) in relevant subjects, inc maths. Also need to see copy of "Record of Learning / Achievement" Majority marks merits / excellent + refer to Record of Learning Achievement for grades. As new market need to use comparative grades and common sense to other markets initially ie accept with 5 subjects Grades C or above. (march 2012)
NigeriaWest African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate - WAEC grades A1 (Exc) B2 (Very Good), B3 (Good), C4-C6 (credit) in 4 or more subjects. NECO examinations minimum C4 required.
OmanYear 12 (General Education Diploma): 80% overall and 70% in all subjects including relevant subjects
PakistanYear 12 (HSC / Intermediate Certificate (Part I & II)) or Polytechnic Diploma: 55% overall
Year 11 (Intermediate Part I): 65% overall
(Note: 50% in relevant subjects required.)
PanamaBachillier/High school Diploma - Overall average 4 including 4 in relevant subjects
PeruCertificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa - 5 subjects min.14/20
Philippines80% pass in High School Diploma from list of top schools (school list in general rules tab) or 85% pass in High School Diploma from all other schools
QatarNew certificate, QSSC - min. 5 subjects, all 5 grades A - Cs (minimum 70% in relevant subjects and overall in percentage scale)
Thanawaya Ama Qatari (School Leaving Certificate) minimum pass mark of 80% in relevant subjects
Russia (+ Chechnya)Attestat/11th grade - Minimum GPA 4.0 (all good or excellent grades)
RwandaRwandan Advanced GCSE - 3 subjects 50% (Grade C)
Saudi ArabiaTawjihiya (General Secondary Education Certificate)/ = high school graduation. An overall passmark of 80% or above, inc relevant subjects No lower than 70% in these subjects.
SingaporeSecondary 4 (O or A Level programme, N level programme students not accepted): Term 2 or Mid-Year transcript - Grades of A- C achieved in 5 relevant academic subjects to include English and Maths (excludes mother tongue language, Religious Studies, Music, Physical Education, Art) Polytechnic (assessed on a case by case basis). Singapore/Cambridge O level - A-C required in 5 or more subjects (excluding the above) Singapore/Cambridge A Levels – see UCAS points for assessment. H1 = AS level UCAS, H2 = A levels UCAS
South AfricaSenior Certificate with Matriculation Endorsement = Five E's (relevant subjects) or National Senior Certificate = five subjects grade 3 or above. (relevant subjects)
Sri LankaSri lankan GCE O level: Grade B in 6 subjects including relevant subjects
Sri lankan GCE A level: Grade C in 2 subjects including relevant subjects
SyriaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
TaiwanSenior High School Leaving Certificate (SH3)
SH3 / Year 12 60% 'good' grades
SH2 / Year 11 75% ‘outstanding’ grades
Grades A (80-100% = Highest/4), B (70-79% = Average/3). C (60-69% - Pass/2).
TanzaniaEast Africa Cert/Cambridge Overseas School Cert/Certificate of Secondary Education grades 1 - 6 (A-C) in 4 or more subjects
ThailandYear 11 (MAW 5) completion with GPA 2.5.
Year 12 (MAW 6) completion with GPA 2.0 in last 2 years.
At least 2.0 in academic subjects inc Maths and Science.
Grades = 2 (pass - 60-69), 3 (good 70-79%) and 4 (excellent 80-100%)
TunisiaBaccalaureate - minimum 12 points inc relevant subjects.
TurkeyDevlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 65% overall with minimum 60% in relevant subjects
UAETawjihiyya (School Leaving Certificate): An overall passmark of 80% or above, no lower than 70% in relevant subjects.
UgandaUgandan Certificate of Education grades 1 - 6 in 4 or more subjects (comparable to GCSE A*-C). Ugandan Advanced Certificate = between GCSE and A level.
UkraineCertificate of Complete General Secondary Education – with minimum GPA 7 on 12 point scale
USAGrade 11 - GPA 2.75, 77% or Grade 12 2.50, 73% GED: 600 overall with 150 in 4 subjects, including prerequisites. International US schools: Grade 11 - GPA 2.75,80% or Grade 12 2.50, 74%
UzbekistanCertificate of General Secondary Education, 11 years - minimum GPA 4.0 (all good or excellent grades) including relevant subjects
VenezuelaTitulo de Educacion Media General - 5 subjects min 13/20
VietnamSecondary School Graduation/Year 12 completion*/National University Entrance Examination with a score of 7.0+ (good) = comparable to GCSE grades A*-C on a subject for subject basis with the exception of English Language. * Year 12 (Bang Tu Tai) completion report with GPA 7.0 overall, and with 7.0+ for Math and science subjects. Possible to accept from Year 11 with GPA 7.5 overall; 7.5+ for Math and Science subjects. Borderline cases to be referred to RO for check of school
YemenGeneral Secondary Education Certificate = high school graduation. An overall passmark of 80% or above, inc relevant subjects No lower than 70% in these subjects
ZambiaZambian School Certificate grades 1 - 6 in 4 or more subjects
ZimbabweO levels : 5 passes at A-C including relevant subjects

Postgraduate pathway programme entry requirements

Accelerated Pre-Masters Programmes

English requirementsIELTS 5.5 overall (with no less than 5.5 in all sub skills) or equivalent (on iCAS)
SELT equivalents accepted
Subject requirementsRecognised undergraduate degree
Your countryAcademic qualification(s) you need
AlgeriaRecognised first degree: (Licence, Diplome de (Subject area) - professional fields only, Diplome d'Etudes Superieurs, Diplome d'Ingenieur, Diplome d'Architect d'Etat) all 10/20 or Master a cursus de Licence Integree 10/20
AngolaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
AustraliaSuccessful completion of Bachelor degree
AzerbaijanRecognised first degree (4/5 years) or a specialist Diploma in a related subject area
BahrainNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
Bangladesh3 Year Bachelor's Degree (Hons): 45% overall
3 Year Bachelor's Degree (Regular Pass): 50% overall
4 Year Bachelor's Dgree (Any): 45% overall
3 Year Diploma: 55% overall (NOTE: Diploma only accepted if taken after Year 11 or 12 of school) Fazil degree not accepted.
BelarusRecognised first degree, Bakalavr, Specialist Diploma or Russian Diploma (4/5 years – grades 3/4/5)
BhutanNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
BotswanaRecognised first degree
BrazilNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
BruneiNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
BulgariaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
CambodiaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
CameroonNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
CanadaSuccessful completion of Bachelor degree
ChinaFull time studies Bachelor's degree (Max 1 year internship accepted): 60%+ overall
Full time studies Undergraduate Graduation Certificate/Full time studies Junior College Diploma (Max 1 year internship accepted) : A/B grades or 70% overall
Adult Education/Self-taught Education/Top-up with Bachelor's degree recognized by MoE of China: 60% overall
Adult Education/Self-taught Education with Junior College Diploma recognized by MoE of China: 70% overall
Higher National Diploma : 60 % overall achieved

If uncertain for degree/diploma recognized by MoE or equivalency of HE qualifications to verify https://www.chsi.com.cn

(Accepting Higher Education qualifications of 5 years, 2/2.5 years if recognized by MoE as a HE qualification equivalent. Accepting Bachelor's degree/ Junior College Diploma if recognized by MoE of China for Vocational education (including vocational higher education diploma (but not secondary technical school)/Distance learning/Correspondence learning/ China Central Broadcasting University or China central TV University/Open University-中央广播电视大学/开放大学)
ColombiaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
CyprusNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
Egypt4 Year Bachelor's degree: 50% or GPA 2.0/4.0 scale or 2.5/5.0 scale
EthiopiaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
FranceNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
GambiaRecognised first degree or HND in a related subject area
GeorgiaRecognised first degree, Bakalvr, Specialist Diploma GPA 2.0 (satisfactory)
GhanaRecognised first degree or HND in a related subject area
GreeceNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
Hong KongRecognised first degree (honours/ordinary), HND, Honours Diploma, Associate Degree, Professional Diploma in a related subject area
India3 Year Bachelor's Degree (Hons): 40% overall.
3 Year Bachelor's Degree (Regular Pass): 45% overall.
4 Year Bachelor's Degree (Any): 40% overall.
3 Year Diploma: 50% overall.
(NOTE: Diploma only accepted if taken after Year 11 or 12 of school)
IndonesiaRecognised first degree or a D3/D4 Diploma
IranSuccessful completion of License/Karashansi degree with grade 10/pass
IraqNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
JamaicaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
JapanRecognised first degree (50%), Associate Degree or 3-year JCD in a related subject area (60% but need to check level of school) (For April Entry 3.5 years of transcripts acceptable, for September 4 years required)
Jordan4 Year Bachelor's degree: GPA 2.0/4.0 scale or 2.5/5.0 scale
KazakhstanRecognised first degree, Bakalavr, Specialist Diploma or Kazakh Diploma (4/5 years)
KenyaRecognised first degree, University Diploma or HND in a related subject area
KoreaRecognised first degree - 60%, grade D, GPA 1.0
Kuwait4 Year Bachelor's degree: GPA 2.0/4.0 scale or 2.5/5.0 scale
LaosNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
LebanonNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
LibyaBachelor's Degree: 50%
Higher Diploma in a related subject: pass
MacauRecognised first degree (honours/ordinary) GPA 2.0 or HND, Honours Diploma, Associate Degree, Professional Diploma in a related subject Area
MalawiNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
MalaysiaRecognised first degree, Advanced Diploma, Polytechnic Certificate or College Diploma
MauritiusNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
MexicoRecognised Bachelor Degree in related field at 70% or above
MoldovaRecognised first degree, Bakalavra, Junior Specialist Diploma or Ukrainian Diploma (4/5 years – grades 3/4/5)
MoroccoRecognised first degree (Licence / Licence d'Études Fondamentales / Licence Professionnelle / Diplôme du Cycle Normal / Diplôme de Doctorat en Pharmacie / Diplôme d'Écoles Nationales de Commerce et de Gestion), lengths of study vary with programme, 10/20
MongoliaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
Myanmar4 Year Bachelor Degree pass grade
NamibiaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
Nepal3 or more Years Bachelor's Degree: 40% overall
3 Year Bachelor's Degree (B.Com or Equivalent): 55% overall
New ZealandBachelor's degree with C- overall, 1 out of 9 GPA scale or 50%
NigeriaRecognised first degree or HND in a related subject area (HND of 2/3 years at university or 2 year plus 1 year placement)
Oman4 Year Bachelor's degree: GPA 2.0/4.0 scale or 2.5/5.0 scale
Pakistan2 Year Bachelor's Degree (Regular Pass) with min 1 year work experience: 55%
3 Year Bachelor's Degree (Hons): 45% overall
3 Year Bachelor's Degree (Regular Pass): 45-59% overall
4 Year Bachelor's Degree (Any): 45% overall
3 Year Diploma: 55% overall (NOTE: Diploma only accepted if taken after Year 11 or 12 of school)
PalestineNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
PhilippinesGrade of “Satisfactory” or above in recognised first degree from one of the Top 5 Universities (list found in general rules tab)
QatarRecognised first degree GPA 2.0/4.0 scale or 2.5/5.0 scale
Russia (+ Chechnya)Recognised first degree, Bakalavr, Specialist Diploma or Kazakh Diploma (4/5 years)
RwandaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
Saudi ArabiaRecognised first degree GPA 2.0/4.0 scale or 2.5/5.0 scale
SingaporeRecognised first degree or Advanced Diploma in a related subject GPA 2.0 (see separate Tab for Institution List) or Diploma from Government Polytechnics in a related subject GPA 2.0 (see separate Tab for Institution List
South AfricaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
Sri Lanka3 or more Years Bachelor's Degree: 40% overall
3 Year Diploma: 55% overall
SyriaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
TaiwanRecognised first degree or recognised higher/advanced diploma in a related subject area. 5 year Junior College Diploma holders (no work experience required)
TanzaniaRecognised first degree, Advanced Diploma or HND in a related subject area
ThailandBachelor degree with 2.0 on the 4.0 scale
TunisiaRecognised first degrees (Bachelors degree (Licence), 3 years of study / Diplome Nationale d' (Architecture / Ingenieur) / Docteur en (Medecine / Veterinaire) / Maitrise), 10/20
TurkeyRecognised first degree (Lisans Diplomasi or Muhendis Diplomasi) GPA of 2.0 from all schools. Or Associate Degree (On- Lisans Diploması) GPA of 3.0.
UAERecognised first degree GPA 2.0/4.0 scale or 2.5/5.0 scale
UgandaRecognised first degree or HND in a related subject area
UkraineRecognised first degree, Bakalavr, Junior Specialist Diploma or Ukrainian Diploma (4/5 years – grades 3/4/5)
USASuccessful completion of Bachelor degree or Diploma (3 years)
UzbekistanRecognised first degree, Bakalavr, Specialist Diploma or Uzbek Diploma (4/5 years)
VenezuelaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager
VietnamRecognised first degree with GPA 6.0 or higher, Associate Degree or Higher Diploma in a related subject area (3 years) with high grades (6.5+). Borderline cases to be referred to RO for check of school/institution
ZambiaNot Specified - refer to admissions or Academic Manager

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