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Entry Requirements

Leeds International Study Centre entry requirements

Entry requirements for our courses

If you don't meet the English language requirements for your International Foundation Year or International Year One, you can first join an Online English Language Preparation Programme.

If you want to study an academic programme at the Leeds International Study Centre, you will need to meet certain conditions, called entry requirements. These entry requirements are based on both, your English language skills and academic abilities.

Please contact us if your country is not listed, or you have any questions about the entry requirements listed below.

Academic entry requirements

All applicants to the Leeds International Study Centre must be able to prove successful completion of a high school education. For information specifically regarding your country, please use the below tables.

English language requirements

You will also need to provide proof of your English language abilities. Leeds International Study Centre for progression to the University of Leeds uses IELTS scores for its application process, with most courses requiring a minimum score of 5.0. If you need to improve your English language skills before joining your course, we also offer English Language Preparation online courses. To see the language requirements for your specific course, see the tables below.

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

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

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

English language*: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.0 (minimum 5.0 in writing)

Academic: Good High School graduation grades (see the table below)

Age: Students are usually 17 years of age

Nationality: Course is only available to overseas students (non-UK and non-EU)

COUNTRY SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

CountryAcademic qualification
BahrainTawjahiya with an average grade of 80% or above, including relevant subjects.
Bangladesh

Year 12 (HSC): GPA 3.75 overall (Relevant subjects GPA 3.5 if required)

(Note 1: Maths at HSC is required for Science, Engineering & Computing
(Note 2: For Business, Law and Social Studies if student does not have Maths at HSC then Maths accepted at SSC at GPA 3.5).

BrazilEnsino Medio in a minimum of 5 subjects with an average grade of 6.9 - 5.0.
BruneiCambridge O level at grades 1-6, in a minimum of 5 subjects.
ChinaSH2 (Gao Er) with 75% average across the year in a minimum of 5 academic subjects or SH3 (Gao San) with 70% average across the year in a minimum of 4 academic subjects.
ColombiaBachillerato in 5 relevant subjects including Maths at grade B or above and ICFES in 4 relevant subjects including Maths grade 60% or above.
GhanaWest African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate grades 1-6 or A-C in 4 or more subjects.
Hong KongHKCEE 3 x D's and 1 E or Form 5 in a minimum of 4 academic subjects (grades will be assessed on a case by case basis) or HKDSE with minimum grades of 223 in relevant subjects.
IndiaStandard 10+1 at 70% or above. Standard 10+2 at 55% or above. 50% minimum required for relevant subjects.
IndonesiaSMU 2 at grade 7.0 or SMU3 at grade 6.5 in 5 relevant subjects.
IranHigh School Diploma with a GPA of 14/20 in relevant subjects.
IraqAdadiyah at grades of 50% or above in 5 relevant subjects.
JapanKotogakko - Year 12 (Senior 3) with an average GPA of 3.5/5.0 or at 70%. Year 11 (Senior 2) with an average GPA of 4.0/5.0 or at 75% or above.
JordanTawjihi with an average of grade of 80% or above including relevant subjects.
KazakhstanAttestat (Grade 11) with grades of 4 or 5.
KenyaEast African School Certificate or Cambridge Overseas School Certificate or Kenyan Certificate (KCSE) at grades 1- 6 in 4 or more subjects.
Korea

SH3: 5th Grade average in rank, with at least 5th grade in relevant subjects

SH2: 4th Grade average in rank with at least 4th grade in relevant subjects

KuwaitShahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama with an average grade of 80% or above, including relevant subjects.
LibyaSecondary Education Certificate with an average grade of 80% of above.
MalaysiaSPM school: Form 5, Term 2 or Mid-Year transcript - Grades of A- C achieved in 5 relevant academic subjects to include English and Maths
MexicoSuccessful completion of Bachillerato with average grade of 75% or above.
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 12
MyanmarBasic Education High school Matriculation with a minimum grade of 60% in 5 relevant subjects.
NigeriaWest African School Certificate (WAEC) or Senior School Certificate with grades 1-6 (A-C) in 4 or more subjects.
OmanThanawiya Amma with an average grade of 80% or above, including relevant subjects, with no score less than 70%.
PakistanHigher Secondary Certificate (HSC)/ Intermediate Certificate / Polytechnic Diploma at grades 3.0-5.0 or 60% or above or Year 11 at grades 75% or above. 50% minimum required for relevant subjects. Year 11 is not eligible for progression to some Business degree options.
QatarThanawaya Aam Qatari with average grade of 80% or above in relevant subjects or QSSC in 5 subjects, with 3 in Advanced Level, all at grades A-C.
Russia & ChechnyaAttestat (11th grade) with GPA of 4.0 or above.
Saudi ArabiaTawjihi with average grade of 80% or above including relevant subjects, no score less than 70% in relevant subjects.
SingaporeSecondary 4: Term 2 or Mid-Year transcript - Grades of A- C achieved in 5 relevant academic subjects to include English and Maths
Sri LankaSri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) with at least 6 O Levels at Grade B or above / at least 2 A levels at C or above.
TaiwanSenior High 3 at an average of 60% or above, in 4 subjects including relevant subject. Students with outstanding grades of 75% at Senior High 2 may be considered on a case by case basis.
TanzaniaEast Africa Certificate/Cambridge Overseas School Certificate/Certificate of Secondary Education grades 1 - 6 in 4 or more subjects.
ThailandMathayom Suska 5 with GPA of 2.5 or above or Mathayom Suska 6 with GPA of 2.0 or above with at least 2.0 required for Maths and Science subjects. 
TurkeyDevlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 65% overall with minimum 60% in relevant subjects.
UAETawjihiyya with an average grade of 80% or above in relevant subject, with no socre lower than 70% in relevant subjects.
UgandaUgandan Certificate of Education grades 1 - 6 in 4 or more subjects or Ugandan Advanced Certificate.
UkraineAttestat (11th grade) with GPA of 7.0 or above.
VietnamSecondary School Graduation/Year 12 (Bang Tu Tai) /National University Entrance Examination with a GPA of 7.0 or above, with a minimum of 7.0 for Maths and Science subjects. Year 11 with a GPA of 7.5 overall and 7.5 for Maths and Science subjects. Year 11 is not eligible for progression to some Business degree options.
Other qualifications
The Diploma of the International Baccalaureate (IB Diploma) and the Diploma Programme Course (IB Certificate)26 points
IGCSE/GCSE/O-Level5 passes at A-C in relevant subjects (excluding native language) with a C in Maths. New grades 9-4 in English and Maths.
A/AS levels80 UCAS points
USAHigh School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 2.75 or 77%
Canada and AustraliaSuccessful completion of Year 11 with equivalent grades to the GCSE/IGCSE requirements

* The English language entry requirements stated are for information regarding entry to the course. If you require a UK visa to study, depending on the type of visa you need, the English language requirements and valid English tests to satisfy the UK visa criteria may differ. If you do not need a Student visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.

If you are applying to study in the UK under the Student visa route it may be necessary for you to submit a Secure English Language Test (SELT) as part of your visa application.

English language*: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.0 (minimum 5.0 in writing)

Academic: Good High School graduation grades (see table below)

Age: Students are usually 17 years of age

Nationality: Course is only available to overseas students (non-UK and non-EU)

COUNTRY SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

CountryAcademic qualification
BahrainTawjahiya with an average grade of 80% or above, including relevant subjects.
Bangladesh

Year 12 (HSC): GPA 3.75 overall (Relevant subjects GPA 3.5 if required)

(Note 1: Maths at HSC is required for Science, Engineering & Computing
(Note 2: For Business, Law and Social Studies if student does not have Maths at HSC then Maths accepted at SSC at GPA 3.5).

BrazilEnsino Medio in a minimum of 5 subjects with an average grade of 6.9 - 5.0.
BruneiCambridge O level at grades 1-6, in a minimum of 5 subjects.
ChinaSH2 (Gao Er) with 75% average across the year in a minimum of 5 academic subjects or SH3 (Gao San) with 70% average across the year in a minimum of 4 academic subjects.
ColombiaBachillerato in 5 relevant subjects including Maths at grade B or above and ICFES in 4 relevant subjects including Maths grade 60% or above.
GhanaWest African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate grades 1-6 or A-C in 4 or more subjects.
Hong KongHKCEE 3 x D's and 1 E or Form 5 in a minimum of 4 academic subjects (grades will be assessed on a case by case basis) or HKDSE with minimum grades of 223 in relevant subjects.
IndiaStandard 10+1 at 70% or above. Standard 10+2 at 55% or above. 50% minimum required for relevant subjects.
IndonesiaSMU 2 at grade 7.0 or SMU3 at grade 6.5 in 5 relevant subjects.
IranHigh School Diploma with a GPA of 14/20 in relevant subjects.
IraqAdadiyah at grades of 50% or above in 5 relevant subjects.
JapanKotogakko - Year 12 (Senior 3) with an average GPA of 3.5/5.0 or at 70%. Year 11 (Senior 2) with an average GPA of 4.0/5.0 or at 75% or above.
JordanTawjihi with an average of grade of 80% or above including relevant subjects.
KazakhstanAttestat (Grade 11) with grades of 4 or 5.
KenyaEast African School Certificate or Cambridge Overseas School Certificate or Kenyan Certificate (KCSE) at grades 1- 6 in 4 or more subjects.
Korea

SH3: 5th Grade average in rank, with at least 5th grade in relevant subjects

SH2: 4th Grade average in rank with at least 4th grade in relevant subjects

KuwaitShahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama with an average grade of 80% or above, including relevant subjects.
LibyaSecondary Education Certificate with an average grade of 80% of above.
MalaysiaSPM school: Form 5, Term 2 or Mid-Year transcript - Grades of A- C achieved in 5 relevant academic subjects to include English and Maths
MexicoSuccessful completion of Bachillerato with average grade of 75% or above.
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 12
MyanmarBasic Education High school Matriculation with a minimum grade of 60% in 5 relevant subjects.
NigeriaWest African School Certificate (WAEC) or Senior School Certificate with grades 1-6 (A-C) in 4 or more subjects.
OmanThanawiya Amma with an average grade of 80% or above, including relevant subjects, with no score less than 70%.
PakistanHigher Secondary Certificate (HSC)/ Intermediate Certificate / Polytechnic Diploma at grades 3.0-5.0 or 60% or above or Year 11 at grades 75% or above. 50% minimum required for relevant subjects. Year 11 is not eligible for progression to some Business degree options.
SingaporeSecondary 4: Term 2 or Mid-Year transcript - Grades of A- C achieved in 5 relevant academic subjects to include English and Maths
QatarThanawaya Aam Qatari with average grade of 80% or above in relevant subjects or QSSC in 5 subjects, with 3 in Advanced Level, all at grades A-C.
Russia & ChechnyaAttestat (11th grade) with GPA of 4.0 or above.
Saudi ArabiaTawjihi with average grade of 80% or above including relevant subjects, no score less than 70% in relevant subjects.
SingaporeSecondary 4: Term 2 or Mid-Year transcript - Grades of A- C achieved in 5 relevant academic subjects to include English and Maths
Sri LankaSri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Ordinary Level) with at least 6 O Levels at Grade B or above / at least 2 A levels at C or above.
TaiwanSenior High 3 at an average of 60% or above, in 4 subjects including relevant subject. Students with outstanding grades of 75% at Senior High 2 may be considered on a case by case basis.
TanzaniaEast Africa Certificate/Cambridge Overseas School Certificate/Certificate of Secondary Education grades 1 - 6 in 4 or more subjects.
ThailandMathayom Suska 5 with GPA of 2.5 or above or Mathayom Suska 6 with GPA of 2.0 or above with at least 2.0 required for Maths and Science subjects. 
TurkeyDevlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 65% overall with minimum 60% in relevant subjects.
UAETawjihiyya with an average grade of 80% or above in relevant subject, with no socre lower than 70% in relevant subjects.
UgandaUgandan Certificate of Education grades 1 - 6 in 4 or more subjects or Ugandan Advanced Certificate.
UkraineAttestat (11th grade) with GPA of 7.0 or above.
VietnamSecondary School Graduation/Year 12 (Bang Tu Tai) /National University Entrance Examination with a GPA of 7.0 or above, with a minimum of 7.0 for Maths and Science subjects. Year 11 with a GPA of 7.5 overall and 7.5 for Maths and Science subjects. Year 11 is not eligible for progression to some Business degree options.
Other qualifications
The Diploma of the International Baccalaureate (IB Diploma) and the Diploma Programme Course (IB Certificate)26 points
IGCSE/GCSE/O-Level5 passes at A-C in relevant subjects (excluding native language) with a C in Maths. New grades 9-4 in English and Maths.
A/AS levels80 UCAS points
USAHigh School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 2.75 or 77%
Canada and AustraliaSuccessful completion of Year 11 with equivalent grades to the GCSE/IGCSE requirements

* The English language entry requirements stated are for information regarding entry to the course. If you require a UK visa to study, depending on the type of visa you need, the English language requirements and valid English tests to satisfy the UK visa criteria may differ. If you do not need a Student visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.

If you are applying to study in the UK under the Student visa route it may be necessary for you to submit a Secure English Language Test (SELT) as part of your visa application.

English language*: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 (minimum 5.5 in writing)

Academic: Good high school graduation grades or equivalent, plus one year of further study (see the table below)

Age: Minimum 18 at start of IY1

Nationality: Course is only available to overseas students (non-UK and non-EU)

COUNTRY SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

CountryAcademic qualification
AfghanistanSecondary school certificate : 80% overall including 70% in relevant subjects plus further year of study.
AlgeriaBacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire with grade average of 12 plus further year.
AustraliaYear 12 = A Levels (final school certificate has different titles for each state) Students must also have a minimum ATAR score of 80.0.0 (ATAR score does not apply to Queensland)
AzerbaijanSeconday School leaving certificate/11th grade graduation with grades 4 & 5 plus evidence of 1 successfully completed year of further study e.g specialist diploma/1st year of uni degree studies.
BahrainTawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 80% minimum plus evidence of 1 successfully completed year of further study (e.g. 1st year of 2 year diploma)
Bangladesh

Year 12 (HSC) GPA: 4.0 overall (4.0 in English, 3.75 in relevant subjects) plus 1 year of further studies (degree/diploma)

(Note 1: HSC Maths GPA 4.0 is required for Biological Sciences)
(Note 2: For all other pathways if student does not have Maths at HSC then Maths accepted at SSC at GPA 4.0).

BelarusAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) + plus successful completion of 1 further year opf study (= GPA 5.0)
BrazilEnsino Medio - 5 subjects min (6.9 - 5.0 / regular / C / 3) + successful completion of 1 further year of study
BruneiCambridge A level/Matriculation (160 UCAS points)
CambodiaDiploma of Upper Secondary school = year 12. Grading A - Excellent , B - Very Good, C - Good. 5 subjects minimum grade C including relevant subjects. + successful completion of one year of further study.
ChinaYear 12 (Senior High 3) with 75% or above in 4 or more key subjects (no further year study required)
Year 11 (Senior High 2) with 70% or above in 4 or more key subjects plus successfully completed further year of study with a pass.
Year 12 (Senior High 3) with a pass of 70% overall plus 70% in overall Gaokao results.
ColombiaBachillerato - 5 relevant subjects plus completed 1 year of further year of study.
EgyptYear 12 (GSEC): 75% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study.
EthiopiaTVET (10+3 Diploma) Grade B
GambiaPart study of Ordinary National Diploma or College Certificate
GhanaWest African Higher School Certificate plus Ghanaian A Level plus completed 1 year of further year of study. e.g. Polytechnic Diploma
Hong Kong

HKDSE: 333 (3 in in Maths/other numerate or Form 5 Maths/other numerate Pass for Business Mngt/Business Mngt & Marketing and Biological Science/Civil Engineering).

Higher Certificate is considered comparable to BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) standard.
Honours Diploma (from Shue Yan College) is considered comparable to BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) / Foundation degree standard. Higher Diploma (2 years) or 1 year Associate Degree both min GPA 2.0.

IndiaYear 12 HSC - 65% or above
Indonesia7.5 SMU 3 (5 relevant subjects require) OR 1st Year university study with grade 2.0 and above
IranCompleted 2 years Kardani with 13/20 OR 1 year towards Kardani at 14/20 and work experience
JamaicaDiploma, NVQ or 1st year degree level studies.
Japan

High School leaving certificate with 3.5 GPA OR High School/Upper Secondary School leaving certificate plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study

For Maths requirement: accept 3.0/5.0 in Maths I/Math A or 2.0/5.0 in Math II/ Math B or 2.0/5.0 in Maths III/ Math C.

JordanYear 12 (GSEC): 80% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study (Community College Certificate/ Diploma/ General Vocational Secondary Education Certificate).
KazakhstanCertificate of Secondary Educationwith grade 4 & 5 across all subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Part study of Specialist Diploma. Diplom o srednem spetsialnom obrazovanii (Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education until 1991)
KenyaEast African School Cert/Camb Overseas School Cert/Kenyan Cert (KCSE) grades 1- 6 in 5 or more subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Korea

From SH3 graduates: SH3: Grade C/70%/ Rank 4 with at least 70%/C in relevant/prerequisite subjects. High School Diploma or Junior Vocational College Diploma.
Or SH3 + 1 year of further study

Korean High school graduation equivalency exam - 75%+ inc relevant subjects.

KuwaitShahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) is comparable to GCSE A*-C where an overall passmark of 80% or above plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study e.g. Vocational Training Centre Certificate/Diploma/part study of bachelors degree
LaosBaccalaureat/11th grade - 5 subjects combining B and C including relevant subjects plus completed 1 successfully completed year of further year of study
LebanonBaccalaureat - minimum 13 points including relevant subjects plus completed 1 year of further year of study
LibyaSecondary Education Certificate (General Secondary Schools) - 80% or above plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Macau

Form 6 (all schools): 70% average overall and relevant subjects

Ensino Secundário Complementar with 16 – 18 or Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (A-levels A-E overall and relevant subjects) OR Hong Kong DSE 333 (3 in in Maths/other numerate or Form 5 Maths/other numerate Pass for Business Mngt/Business Mngt & Marketing and Biological Science/Civil Engineering).

Malaysia

STPM or A Levels with 2 principal passes, or UEC with aggregate of not more than 30 points for 6 subjects including English

Student with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

MauritiusCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) / GCE A level / Ordinary Technician Diploma /part study of Diploma, University of Mauritius/Higher Technician Diploma
MexicoBachillerato 90% or 75% plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
MoldovaAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
MongoliaHigh School certificate plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Part study of Certificate of Vocational Education/bachelor/university diploma
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 14 plus further year.
MyanmarBasic Education High school Matriculation with minimum of 60% achieved overall, inc 60% in 5 relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Further year can include GAC - GPA 2.00.
NepalYear 12 (HSC or School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI and XII): 60%/GPA 2.8 overall + 1 year further study (can be 1st year of degree / diploma level studies / Post-Proficiency Certificate / Post-Higher Secondary Education Certificate)
(Note: 2.4/C+/50-59% (Pass) in relevant subjects required, can be accepted from Year 11 or Year 12).
New ZealandNCEA - Level 3 = equivalent to A Levels. NCEA Level 3 with relevant subjects & Record of Learning to see exact grades and subjects passed. Majority of marks = merits
NigeriaWAEC, SSCE or GCE grades A1 - C6 in 5 or more subjects. plus successful completion of 1 year of further study e.g. National Diploma/Certificate.
OmanSchool Leaving Certificate minimum 80% with relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Pakistan

Year 12 (HSC/ Intermediate certificate(Part I & II): 70% overall or
Year 12 (HSC/ Intermediate certificate(Part I & II): 60% overall + 1 year of further study. Associate diploma and other diplomas not eligible.

(Note: 50% in relevant subjects required).

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 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
QatarSchool Leaving Certificate 85% relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
RussiaAttestat with minimum GPA 4.0 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
RwandaRwandan Advanced GCSE - 3 subjects 70% (Grade B)
Saudi ArabiaHigh School 80% including relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study.
International Arab Baccalaureate accepted at 75% - 80% (Grade C) overall and relevant subjects.
SingaporeGrades A1 - C6 obtained on subject for subject basis plus either Singapore/Cambridge A level (160 UCAS points) or part study of Polytechnic Diploma / Polytechnic Certificate / Polytechnic Advanced Diploma
South AfricaSenior Cert with Matriculation Endorsement = Five Passes - BBCCC (relvant subjects) or National Senior Certificate = Five subjects grades 66555 (relevant subjects)
Sri LankaSri Lankan GCE (Advanced Level) 2 x C plus 1 x S. Or part completion of Diploma level studies.
Taiwan

SH3 (80%) or Senior High 3 (75%) + 1 year of further study

GSAT - 50 (4 subject) with relevant subjects

Vocational High School Year 3: (80%) or Year 2 (75%).

TanzaniaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate A-E / National Form VI exam / Technical College Certificate / Diploma/ Advanced Diploma
ThailandHigh School certificate (MAW6) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. International Baccalaureat from an International School. Diploma in Vocational Education / Higher Certificate (Technician Level) or part study at associate/degree level
TurkeyDevlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 68% overall.
UAEHigh School certificate (Tawjihiyya) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
UgandaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)/East African Advanced Certificate/Higher Diploma/National Certificate / National Diploma UACE Grades A-D
UkraineAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
USA

Grade 12: 2.75 (77%) with minimum 4 academic subjects, including relevant subjects at the same overall GPA OR GED: 640 overall with 160 in 4 subjects, including prerequisites, PLUS further year studies or further exams such as SATs 500 in Reading and Writing & Maths with 500 in two SAT II subject test, ACT 24 overall or 2 APs at grade 3 in relevant subject areas

GAC (Global Assessment Certificate) 2.00

UzbekistanCompletion of Attestat plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study of diploma of post secondary education, specialist diploma and Bakalavr
VenezuelaTitulo de Educacion Media General - 5 subjects min 13/20 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
VietnamYear 12 with GPA 7.5 or GPA 6.5 with 1 year further study.
Other qualifications
IB Diploma Programme (if qualification attempted) 28 pointsA/AS levels: 62 UCAS points (excluding native language)

* The English language entry requirements stated are for information regarding entry to the course. If you require a UK visa to study, depending on the type of visa you need, the English language requirements and valid English tests to satisfy the UK visa criteria may differ. If you do not need a Student visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.

If you are applying to study in the UK under the Student visa route it may be necessary for you to submit a Secure English Language Test (SELT) as part of your visa application.

English language*: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 (minimum 5.5 in writing, with no skill lower 5.0)

Academic: Good high school graduation grades or equivalent, plus one year of further study (see the table below)

Age: Minimum 18 at start of IY1

Nationality: Course is only available to overseas students (non-UK and non-EU)

COUNTRY SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

CountryAcademic qualification
AfghanistanSecondary school certificate : 80% overall including 70% in relevant subjects plus further year of study.
AlgeriaBacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire  with grade average of 12 plus further year.
AustraliaYear 12 = A Levels (final school certificate has different titles for each state) Students must also have a minimum ATAR score of 80.0.0 (ATAR score does not apply to Queensland)
AzerbaijanSecondary School leaving certificate/11th grade graduation with grades 4 & 5 plus evidence of 1 successfully completed year of further study e.g specialist diploma/1st year of uni degree studies.
BahrainTawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 80% minimum plus evidence of 1 successfully completed year of further study (e.g. 1st year of 2 year diploma)
Bangladesh

Year 12 (HSC) GPA: 4.0 overall (4.0 in English, 3.75 in relevant subjects) plus 1 year of further studies (degree/diploma)

(Note 1: HSC Maths GPA 4.0 is required for Biological Sciences)
(Note 2: For all other pathways if student does not have Maths at HSC then Maths accepted at SSC at GPA 4.0).

BelarusAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) + plus successful completion of 1 further year opf study (= GPA 5.0)
BrazilEnsino Medio - 5 subjects min (6.9 - 5.0 / regular / C / 3) + successful completion of 1 further year of study
BruneiCambridge A level/Matriculation (160 UCAS points)
CambodiaDiploma of Upper Secondary school = year 12. Grading A - Excellent , B - Very Good, C - Good. 5 subjects minimum grade C including relevant subjects. + successful completion of one year of further study.
ChinaYear 12 (Senior High 3) with 75% or above in 4 or more key subjects (no further year study required)
Year 11 (Senior High 2) with 70% or above in 4 or more key subjects plus successfully completed further year of study with a pass.
Year 12 (Senior High 3) with a pass of 70% overall plus 70% in overall Gaokao results.
ColombiaBachillerato - 5 relevant subjects plus completed 1 year of further year of study.
EgyptYear 12 (GSEC): 75% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study.
EthiopiaTVET (10+3 Diploma) Grade B
GambiaPart study of Ordinary National Diploma or College Certificate
GhanaWest African Higher School Certificate plus Ghanaian A Level plus completed 1 year of further year of study. e.g. Polytechnic Diploma
Hong Kong

HKDSE: 333 (3 in in Maths/other numerate or Form 5 Maths/other numerate Pass for Business Mngt/Business Mngt & Marketing and Biological Science/Civil Engineering).

Higher Certificate is considered comparable to BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) standard.
Honours Diploma (from Shue Yan College) is considered comparable to BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) / Foundation degree standard. Higher Diploma (2 years) or 1 year Associate Degree both min GPA 2.0.

IndiaYear 12 HSC - 65% or above
Indonesia7.5 SMU 3 (5 relevant subjects require) OR 1st Year university study with grade 2.0 and above
IranCompleted 2 years Kardani with 13/20 OR 1 year towards Kardani at 14/20 and work experience
JamaicaDiploma, NVQ or 1st year degree level studies.
Japan

High School leaving certificate with 3.5 GPA OR High School/Upper Secondary School leaving certificate plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study

For Maths requirement: accept 3.0/5.0 in Maths I/Math A or  2.0/5.0 in Math II/ Math B or 2.0/5.0 in Maths III/ Math C.

JordanYear 12 (GSEC): 80% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study (Community College Certificate/ Diploma/ General Vocational Secondary Education Certificate).
KazakhstanCertificate of Secondary Educationwith grade 4 & 5 across all subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Part study of Specialist Diploma. Diplom o srednem spetsialnom obrazovanii (Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education until 1991)
KenyaEast African School Cert/Camb Overseas School Cert/Kenyan Cert (KCSE) grades 1- 6 in 5 or more subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Korea

From SH3 graduates: SH3: Grade C/70%/ Rank 4 with at least 70%/C  in relevant/prerequisite subjects. High School Diploma or Junior Vocational College Diploma.
Or SH3 + 1 year of further study

Korean High school graduation equivalency exam - 75%+ inc relevant subjects.

KuwaitShahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) is comparable to GCSE A*-C where an overall passmark of 80% or above plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study e.g. Vocational Training Centre Certificate/Diploma/part study of bachelors degree
LaosBaccalaureat/11th grade - 5 subjects combining B and C including relevant subjects plus completed 1 successfully completed year of further year of study
LebanonBaccalaureat - minimum 13 points including relevant subjects plus completed 1 year of further year of study
LibyaSecondary Education Certificate (General Secondary Schools) - 80% or above plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Macau

Form 6 (all schools): 70% average overall and relevant subjects

Ensino Secundário Complementar with 16 – 18  or Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (A-levels A-E overall and relevant subjects) OR Hong Kong DSE 333 (3 in in Maths/other numerate or Form 5 Maths/other numerate Pass for Business Mngt/Business Mngt & Marketing and Biological Science/Civil Engineering).

Malaysia

STPM or A Levels with 2 principal passes, or UEC with aggregate of not more than 30 points for 6 subjects including English

Student with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

MauritiusCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) / GCE A level / Ordinary Technician Diploma /part study of Diploma, University of Mauritius/Higher Technician Diploma
MexicoBachillerato 90% or 75% plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
MoldovaAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
MongoliaHigh School certificate plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Part study of Certificate of Vocational Education/bachelor/university diploma
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 14 plus further year.
MyanmarBasic Education High school Matriculation with minimum of 60% achieved overall, inc 60% in 5 relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Further year can include GAC - GPA 2.00.
NepalYear 12 (HSC or School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI and XII): 60%/GPA 2.8 overall + 1 year further study (can be 1st year of degree / diploma level studies / Post-Proficiency Certificate / Post-Higher Secondary Education Certificate)
(Note: 2.4/C+/50-59% (Pass) in relevant subjects required, can be accepted from Year 11 or Year 12).
New ZealandNCEA - Level 3 = equivalent to A Levels. NCEA Level 3 with relevant subjects & Record of Learning to see exact grades and subjects passed. Majority of marks = merits
NigeriaWAEC, SSCE or GCE grades A1 - C6 in 5 or more subjects. plus successful completion of 1 year of further study e.g. National Diploma/Certificate.
OmanSchool Leaving Certificate minimum 80% with relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Pakistan

Year 12 (HSC/ Intermediate certificate(Part I & II): 70% overall or
Year 12 (HSC/ Intermediate certificate(Part I & II): 60% overall + 1 year of further study. Associate diploma and other diplomas not eligible.

(Note: 50% in relevant subjects required).

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 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
QatarSchool Leaving Certificate 85% relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
RussiaAttestat with minimum GPA 4.0 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
RwandaRwandan Advanced GCSE - 3 subjects 70% (Grade B)
Saudi ArabiaHigh School 80% including relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study.
International Arab Baccalaureate accepted at 75% - 80% (Grade C) overall and relevant subjects.
SingaporeGrades A1 - C6 obtained on subject for subject basis plus either Singapore/Cambridge A level (160 UCAS points) or part study of Polytechnic Diploma / Polytechnic Certificate / Polytechnic Advanced Diploma
South AfricaSenior Cert with Matriculation Endorsement = Five Passes - BBCCC (relvant subjects) or National Senior Certificate = Five subjects grades 66555 (relevant subjects)
Sri LankaSri Lankan GCE (Advanced Level) 2 x C plus 1 x S. Or part completion of Diploma level studies.
Taiwan

SH3 (80%) or Senior High 3 (75%) + 1 year of further study

GSAT - 50 (4 subject) with relevant subjects

Vocational High School Year 3: (80%) or Year 2 (75%).

TanzaniaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate A-E / National Form VI exam / Technical College Certificate / Diploma/ Advanced Diploma
ThailandHigh School certificate (MAW6) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. International Baccalaureat from an International School. Diploma in Vocational Education / Higher Certificate (Technician Level) or part study at associate/degree level
TurkeyDevlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 68% overall.
UAEHigh School certificate (Tawjihiyya) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
UgandaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)/East African Advanced Certificate/Higher Diploma/National Certificate / National Diploma UACE Grades A-D
UkraineAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
USA

Grade 12: 2.75 (77%) with minimum 4 academic subjects, including relevant subjects at the same overall GPA OR GED: 640 overall with 160 in 4 subjects, including prerequisites, PLUS further year studies or further exams such as SATs 500 in Reading and Writing & Maths with 500 in two SAT II subject test, ACT 24 overall or 2 APs at grade 3 in relevant subject areas

GAC (Global Assessment Certificate) 2.00

UzbekistanCompletion of Attestat plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study of diploma of post secondary education, specialist diploma and Bakalavr
VenezuelaTitulo de Educacion Media General - 5 subjects min 13/20 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
VietnamYear 12 with GPA 7.5 or GPA 6.5 with 1 year further study.
Other international qualifications
IB Diploma Programme (if qualification attempted) 28 pointsA/AS levels: 62 UCAS points (excluding native language)

* The English language entry requirements stated are for information regarding entry to the course. If you require a UK visa to study, depending on the type of visa you need, the English language requirements and valid English tests to satisfy the UK visa criteria may differ. If you do not need a Student visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.

If you are applying to study in the UK under the Student visa route it may be necessary for you to submit a Secure English Language Test (SELT) as part of your visa application.

English language*: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 (minimum 5.5 in writing, with no skill lower 5.0)

Academic: Good high school graduation grades or equivalent, plus one year of further study (see the table below)

Age: Minimum 18 at start of IY1

Nationality: Course is only available to overseas students (non-UK and non-EU)

COUNTRY SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

CountryAcademic qualification
AfghanistanSecondary school certificate : 80% overall including 70% in relevant subjects plus further year of study.
AlgeriaBacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire  with grade average of 12 plus further year.
AustraliaYear 12 = A Levels (final school certificate has different titles for each state) Students must also have a minimum ATAR score of 80.0.0 (ATAR score does not apply to Queensland)
AzerbaijanSecondary School leaving certificate/11th grade graduation with grades 4 & 5 plus evidence of 1 successfully completed year of further study e.g specialist diploma/1st year of uni degree studies.
BahrainTawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 80% minimum plus evidence of 1 successfully completed year of further study (e.g. 1st year of 2 year diploma)
Bangladesh

Year 12 (HSC) GPA: 4.0 overall (4.0 in English, 3.75 in relevant subjects) plus 1 year of further studies (degree/diploma)

(Note 1: HSC Maths GPA 4.0 is required for Biological Sciences)
(Note 2: For all other pathways if student does not have Maths at HSC then Maths accepted at SSC at GPA 4.0).

BelarusAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) + plus successful completion of 1 further year opf study (= GPA 5.0)
BrazilEnsino Medio - 5 subjects min (6.9 - 5.0 / regular / C / 3) + successful completion of 1 further year of study
BruneiCambridge A level/Matriculation (160 UCAS points)
CambodiaDiploma of Upper Secondary school = year 12. Grading A - Excellent , B - Very Good, C - Good. 5 subjects minimum grade C including relevant subjects. + successful completion of one year of further study.
ChinaYear 12 (Senior High 3) with 75% or above in 4 or more key subjects (no further year study required)
Year 11 (Senior High 2) with 70% or above in 4 or more key subjects plus successfully completed further year of study with a pass.
Year 12 (Senior High 3) with a pass of 70% overall plus 70% in overall Gaokao results.
ColombiaBachillerato - 5 relevant subjects plus completed 1 year of further year of study.
EgyptYear 12 (GSEC): 75% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study.
EthiopiaTVET (10+3 Diploma) Grade B
GambiaPart study of Ordinary National Diploma or College Certificate
GhanaWest African Higher School Certificate plus Ghanaian A Level plus completed 1 year of further year of study. e.g. Polytechnic Diploma
Hong Kong

HKDSE: 333 (3 in in Maths/other numerate or Form 5 Maths/other numerate Pass for Business Mngt/Business Mngt & Marketing and Biological Science/Civil Engineering).

Higher Certificate is considered comparable to BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) standard.
Honours Diploma (from Shue Yan College) is considered comparable to BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) / Foundation degree standard. Higher Diploma (2 years) or 1 year Associate Degree both min GPA 2.0.

IndiaYear 12 HSC - 65% or above
Indonesia7.5 SMU 3 (5 relevant subjects require) OR 1st Year university study with grade 2.0 and above
IranCompleted 2 years Kardani with 13/20 OR 1 year towards Kardani at 14/20 and work experience
JamaicaDiploma, NVQ or 1st year degree level studies.
Japan

High School leaving certificate with 3.5 GPA OR High School/Upper Secondary School leaving certificate plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study

For Maths requirement: accept 3.0/5.0 in Maths I/Math A or  2.0/5.0 in Math II/ Math B or 2.0/5.0 in Maths III/ Math C.

JordanYear 12 (GSEC): 80% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study (Community College Certificate/ Diploma/ General Vocational Secondary Education Certificate).
KazakhstanCertificate of Secondary Educationwith grade 4 & 5 across all subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Part study of Specialist Diploma. Diplom o srednem spetsialnom obrazovanii (Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education until 1991)
KenyaEast African School Cert/Camb Overseas School Cert/Kenyan Cert (KCSE) grades 1- 6 in 5 or more subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Korea

From SH3 graduates: SH3: Grade C/70%/ Rank 4 with at least 70%/C  in relevant/prerequisite subjects. High School Diploma or Junior Vocational College Diploma.
Or SH3 + 1 year of further study

Korean High school graduation equivalency exam - 75%+ inc relevant subjects.

KuwaitShahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) is comparable to GCSE A*-C where an overall passmark of 80% or above plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study e.g. Vocational Training Centre Certificate/Diploma/part study of bachelors degree
LaosBaccalaureat/11th grade - 5 subjects combining B and C including relevant subjects plus completed 1 successfully completed year of further year of study
LebanonBaccalaureat - minimum 13 points including relevant subjects plus completed 1 year of further year of study
LibyaSecondary Education Certificate (General Secondary Schools) - 80% or above plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Macau

Form 6 (all schools): 70% average overall and relevant subjects

Ensino Secundário Complementar with 16 – 18  or Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (A-levels A-E overall and relevant subjects) OR Hong Kong DSE 333 (3 in in Maths/other numerate or Form 5 Maths/other numerate Pass for Business Mngt/Business Mngt & Marketing and Biological Science/Civil Engineering).

Malaysia

STPM or A Levels with 2 principal passes, or UEC with aggregate of not more than 30 points for 6 subjects including English

Student with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

MauritiusCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) / GCE A level / Ordinary Technician Diploma /part study of Diploma, University of Mauritius/Higher Technician Diploma
MexicoBachillerato 90% or 75% plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
MoldovaAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
MongoliaHigh School certificate plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Part study of Certificate of Vocational Education/bachelor/university diploma
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 14 plus further year.
MyanmarBasic Education High school Matriculation with minimum of 60% achieved overall, inc 60% in 5 relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Further year can include GAC - GPA 2.00.
NepalYear 12 (HSC or School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI and XII): 60%/GPA 2.8 overall + 1 year further study (can be 1st year of degree / diploma level studies / Post-Proficiency Certificate / Post-Higher Secondary Education Certificate)
(Note: 2.4/C+/50-59% (Pass) in relevant subjects required, can be accepted from Year 11 or Year 12).
New ZealandNCEA - Level 3 = equivalent to A Levels. NCEA Level 3 with relevant subjects & Record of Learning to see exact grades and subjects passed. Majority of marks = merits
NigeriaWAEC, SSCE or GCE grades A1 - C6 in 5 or more subjects. plus successful completion of 1 year of further study e.g. National Diploma/Certificate.
OmanSchool Leaving Certificate minimum 80% with relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Pakistan

Year 12 (HSC/ Intermediate certificate(Part I & II): 70% overall or
Year 12 (HSC/ Intermediate certificate(Part I & II): 60% overall + 1 year of further study. Associate diploma and other diplomas not eligible.

(Note: 50% in relevant subjects required).

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 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
QatarSchool Leaving Certificate 85% relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
RussiaAttestat with minimum GPA 4.0 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
RwandaRwandan Advanced GCSE - 3 subjects 70% (Grade B)
Saudi ArabiaHigh School 80% including relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study.
International Arab Baccalaureate accepted at 75% - 80% (Grade C) overall and relevant subjects.
SingaporeGrades A1 - C6 obtained on subject for subject basis plus either Singapore/Cambridge A level (160 UCAS points) or part study of Polytechnic Diploma / Polytechnic Certificate / Polytechnic Advanced Diploma
South AfricaSenior Cert with Matriculation Endorsement = Five Passes - BBCCC (relvant subjects) or National Senior Certificate = Five subjects grades 66555 (relevant subjects)
Sri LankaSri Lankan GCE (Advanced Level) 2 x C plus 1 x S. Or part completion of Diploma level studies.
Taiwan

SH3 (80%) or Senior High 3 (75%) + 1 year of further study

GSAT - 50 (4 subject) with relevant subjects

Vocational High School Year 3: (80%) or Year 2 (75%).

TanzaniaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate A-E / National Form VI exam / Technical College Certificate / Diploma/ Advanced Diploma
ThailandHigh School certificate (MAW6) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. International Baccalaureat from an International School. Diploma in Vocational Education / Higher Certificate (Technician Level) or part study at associate/degree level
TurkeyDevlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 68% overall.
UAEHigh School certificate (Tawjihiyya) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
UgandaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)/East African Advanced Certificate/Higher Diploma/National Certificate / National Diploma UACE Grades A-D
UkraineAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
USA

Grade 12: 2.75 (77%) with minimum 4 academic subjects, including relevant subjects at the same overall GPA OR GED: 640 overall with 160 in 4 subjects, including prerequisites, PLUS further year studies or further exams such as SATs 500 in Reading and Writing & Maths with 500 in two SAT II subject test, ACT 24 overall or 2 APs at grade 3 in relevant subject areas

GAC (Global Assessment Certificate) 2.00

UzbekistanCompletion of Attestat plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study of diploma of post secondary education, specialist diploma and Bakalavr
VenezuelaTitulo de Educacion Media General - 5 subjects min 13/20 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
VietnamYear 12 with GPA 7.5 or GPA 6.5 with 1 year further study.
Other international qualifications
IB Diploma Programme (if qualification attempted) 28 pointsA/AS levels: 62 UCAS points (excluding native language)

* The English language entry requirements stated are for information regarding entry to the course. If you require a UK visa to study, depending on the type of visa you need, the English language requirements and valid English tests to satisfy the UK visa criteria may differ. If you do not need a Student visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.

If you are applying to study in the UK under the Student visa route it may be necessary for you to submit a Secure English Language Test (SELT) as part of your visa application.

English language*: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 (minimum 5.5 in writing, with no skill lower 5.0)

Academic: Good high school graduation grades or equivalent, plus one year of further study (see the table below). Further year of study must include Maths at A-Level B or equivalent. No portfolio required for Architecture or Architectural Engineering.

Age: Minimum 18 at start of IY1

Nationality: Course is only available to overseas students (non-UK and non-EU)

COUNTRY SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

CountryAcademic qualification
AfghanistanSecondary school certificate : 80% overall including 70% in relevant subjects plus further year of study.
AlgeriaBacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire  with grade average of 12 plus further year.
AustraliaYear 12 = A Levels (final school certificate has different titles for each state) Students must also have a minimum ATAR score of 80.0.0 (ATAR score does not apply to Queensland)
AzerbaijanSecondary School leaving certificate/11th grade graduation with grades 4 & 5 plus evidence of 1 successfully completed year of further study e.g specialist diploma/1st year of uni degree studies.
BahrainTawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 80% minimum plus evidence of 1 successfully completed year of further study (e.g. 1st year of 2 year diploma)
Bangladesh

Year 12 (HSC) GPA: 4.0 overall (4.0 in English, 3.75 in relevant subjects) plus 1 year of further studies (degree/diploma)

(Note 1: HSC Maths GPA 4.0 is required for Biological Sciences)
(Note 2: For all other pathways if student does not have Maths at HSC then Maths accepted at SSC at GPA 4.0).

BelarusAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) + plus successful completion of 1 further year opf study (= GPA 5.0)
BrazilEnsino Medio - 5 subjects min (6.9 - 5.0 / regular / C / 3) + successful completion of 1 further year of study
BruneiCambridge A level/Matriculation (160 UCAS points)
CambodiaDiploma of Upper Secondary school = year 12. Grading A - Excellent , B - Very Good, C - Good. 5 subjects minimum grade C including relevant subjects. + successful completion of one year of further study.
ChinaYear 12 (Senior High 3) with 75% or above in 4 or more key subjects (no further year study required)
Year 11 (Senior High 2) with 70% or above in 4 or more key subjects plus successfully completed further year of study with a pass.
Year 12 (Senior High 3) with a pass of 70% overall plus 70% in overall Gaokao results.
ColombiaBachillerato - 5 relevant subjects plus completed 1 year of further year of study.
EgyptYear 12 (GSEC): 75% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study.
EthiopiaTVET (10+3 Diploma) Grade B
GambiaPart study of Ordinary National Diploma or College Certificate
GhanaWest African Higher School Certificate plus Ghanaian A Level plus completed 1 year of further year of study. e.g. Polytechnic Diploma
Hong Kong

HKDSE: 333 (3 in in Maths/other numerate or Form 5 Maths/other numerate Pass for Business Mngt/Business Mngt & Marketing and Biological Science/Civil Engineering).

Higher Certificate is considered comparable to BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) standard.
Honours Diploma (from Shue Yan College) is considered comparable to BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) / Foundation degree standard. Higher Diploma (2 years) or 1 year Associate Degree both min GPA 2.0.

IndiaYear 12 HSC - 65% or above
Indonesia7.5 SMU 3 (5 relevant subjects require) OR 1st Year university study with grade 2.0 and above
IranCompleted 2 years Kardani with 13/20 OR 1 year towards Kardani at 14/20 and work experience
JamaicaDiploma, NVQ or 1st year degree level studies.
Japan

High School leaving certificate with 3.5 GPA OR High School/Upper Secondary School leaving certificate plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study

For Maths requirement: accept 3.0/5.0 in Maths I/Math A or  2.0/5.0 in Math II/ Math B or 2.0/5.0 in Maths III/ Math C.

JordanYear 12 (GSEC): 80% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study (Community College Certificate/ Diploma/ General Vocational Secondary Education Certificate).
KazakhstanCertificate of Secondary Educationwith grade 4 & 5 across all subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Part study of Specialist Diploma. Diplom o srednem spetsialnom obrazovanii (Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education until 1991)
KenyaEast African School Cert/Camb Overseas School Cert/Kenyan Cert (KCSE) grades 1- 6 in 5 or more subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Korea

From SH3 graduates: SH3: Grade C/70%/ Rank 4 with at least 70%/C  in relevant/prerequisite subjects. High School Diploma or Junior Vocational College Diploma.
Or SH3 + 1 year of further study

Korean High school graduation equivalency exam - 75%+ inc relevant subjects.

KuwaitShahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) is comparable to GCSE A*-C where an overall passmark of 80% or above plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study e.g. Vocational Training Centre Certificate/Diploma/part study of bachelors degree
LaosBaccalaureat/11th grade - 5 subjects combining B and C including relevant subjects plus completed 1 successfully completed year of further year of study
LebanonBaccalaureat - minimum 13 points including relevant subjects plus completed 1 year of further year of study
LibyaSecondary Education Certificate (General Secondary Schools) - 80% or above plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Macau

Form 6 (all schools): 70% average overall and relevant subjects

Ensino Secundário Complementar with 16 – 18  or Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (A-levels A-E overall and relevant subjects) OR Hong Kong DSE 333 (3 in in Maths/other numerate or Form 5 Maths/other numerate Pass for Business Mngt/Business Mngt & Marketing and Biological Science/Civil Engineering).

Malaysia

STPM or A Levels with 2 principal passes, or UEC with aggregate of not more than 30 points for 6 subjects including English

Student with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

MauritiusCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) / GCE A level / Ordinary Technician Diploma /part study of Diploma, University of Mauritius/Higher Technician Diploma
MexicoBachillerato 90% or 75% plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
MoldovaAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
MongoliaHigh School certificate plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Part study of Certificate of Vocational Education/bachelor/university diploma
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 14 plus further year.
MyanmarBasic Education High school Matriculation with minimum of 60% achieved overall, inc 60% in 5 relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Further year can include GAC - GPA 2.00.
NepalYear 12 (HSC or School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI and XII): 60%/GPA 2.8 overall + 1 year further study (can be 1st year of degree / diploma level studies / Post-Proficiency Certificate / Post-Higher Secondary Education Certificate)
(Note: 2.4/C+/50-59% (Pass) in relevant subjects required, can be accepted from Year 11 or Year 12).
New ZealandNCEA - Level 3 = equivalent to A Levels. NCEA Level 3 with relevant subjects & Record of Learning to see exact grades and subjects passed. Majority of marks = merits
NigeriaWAEC, SSCE or GCE grades A1 - C6 in 5 or more subjects. plus successful completion of 1 year of further study e.g. National Diploma/Certificate.
OmanSchool Leaving Certificate minimum 80% with relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Pakistan

Year 12 (HSC/ Intermediate certificate(Part I & II): 70% overall or
Year 12 (HSC/ Intermediate certificate(Part I & II): 60% overall + 1 year of further study. Associate diploma and other diplomas not eligible.

(Note: 50% in relevant subjects required).

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 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
QatarSchool Leaving Certificate 85% relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
RussiaAttestat with minimum GPA 4.0 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
RwandaRwandan Advanced GCSE - 3 subjects 70% (Grade B)
Saudi ArabiaHigh School 80% including relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study.
International Arab Baccalaureate accepted at 75% - 80% (Grade C) overall and relevant subjects.
SingaporeGrades A1 - C6 obtained on subject for subject basis plus either Singapore/Cambridge A level (160 UCAS points) or part study of Polytechnic Diploma / Polytechnic Certificate / Polytechnic Advanced Diploma
South AfricaSenior Cert with Matriculation Endorsement = Five Passes - BBCCC (relvant subjects) or National Senior Certificate = Five subjects grades 66555 (relevant subjects)
Sri LankaSri Lankan GCE (Advanced Level) 2 x C plus 1 x S. Or part completion of Diploma level studies.
Taiwan

SH3 (80%) or Senior High 3 (75%) + 1 year of further study

GSAT - 50 (4 subject) with relevant subjects

Vocational High School Year 3: (80%) or Year 2 (75%).

TanzaniaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate A-E / National Form VI exam / Technical College Certificate / Diploma/ Advanced Diploma
ThailandHigh School certificate (MAW6) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. International Baccalaureat from an International School. Diploma in Vocational Education / Higher Certificate (Technician Level) or part study at associate/degree level
TurkeyDevlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 68% overall.
UAEHigh School certificate (Tawjihiyya) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
UgandaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)/East African Advanced Certificate/Higher Diploma/National Certificate / National Diploma UACE Grades A-D
UkraineAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
USA

Grade 12: 2.75 (77%) with minimum 4 academic subjects, including relevant subjects at the same overall GPA OR GED: 640 overall with 160 in 4 subjects, including prerequisites, PLUS further year studies or further exams such as SATs 500 in Reading and Writing & Maths with 500 in two SAT II subject test, ACT 24 overall or 2 APs at grade 3 in relevant subject areas

GAC (Global Assessment Certificate) 2.00

UzbekistanCompletion of Attestat plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study of diploma of post secondary education, specialist diploma and Bakalavr
VenezuelaTitulo de Educacion Media General - 5 subjects min 13/20 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
VietnamYear 12 with GPA 7.5 or GPA 6.5 with 1 year further study.
Other international qualifications
IB Diploma Programme (if qualification attempted) 28 pointsA/AS levels: 62 UCAS points (excluding native language)

* The English language entry requirements stated are for information regarding entry to the course. If you require a UK visa to study, depending on the type of visa you need, the English language requirements and valid English tests to satisfy the UK visa criteria may differ. If you do not need a Student visa, or are exempted in another way, we can accept equivalent proof of English.

If you are applying to study in the UK under the Student visa route it may be necessary for you to submit a Secure English Language Test (SELT) as part of your visa application.

English language*: Academic IELTS for UKVI 5.5 (minimum 5.5 in writing)

Academic: Good high school graduation grades or equivalent, plus one year of further study (see the table below)

Age: Minimum 18 at start of IY1

Nationality: Course is only available to overseas students (non-UK and non-EU)

COUNTRY SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

CountryAcademic qualification
AfghanistanSecondary school certificate : 80% overall including 70% in relevant subjects plus further year of study.
AlgeriaBacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire  with grade average of 12 plus further year.
AustraliaYear 12 = A Levels (final school certificate has different titles for each state) Students must also have a minimum ATAR score of 80.0.0 (ATAR score does not apply to Queensland)
AzerbaijanSecondary School leaving certificate/11th grade graduation with grades 4 & 5 plus evidence of 1 successfully completed year of further study e.g specialist diploma/1st year of uni degree studies.
BahrainTawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 80% minimum plus evidence of 1 successfully completed year of further study (e.g. 1st year of 2 year diploma)
Bangladesh

Year 12 (HSC) GPA: 4.0 overall (4.0 in English, 3.75 in relevant subjects) plus 1 year of further studies (degree/diploma)

(Note 1: HSC Maths GPA 4.0 is required for Biological Sciences)
(Note 2: For all other pathways if student does not have Maths at HSC then Maths accepted at SSC at GPA 4.0).

BelarusAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) + plus successful completion of 1 further year opf study (= GPA 5.0)
BrazilEnsino Medio - 5 subjects min (6.9 - 5.0 / regular / C / 3) + successful completion of 1 further year of study
BruneiCambridge A level/Matriculation (160 UCAS points)
CambodiaDiploma of Upper Secondary school = year 12. Grading A - Excellent , B - Very Good, C - Good. 5 subjects minimum grade C including relevant subjects. + successful completion of one year of further study.
ChinaYear 12 (Senior High 3) with 75% or above in 4 or more key subjects (no further year study required)
Year 11 (Senior High 2) with 70% or above in 4 or more key subjects plus successfully completed further year of study with a pass.
Year 12 (Senior High 3) with a pass of 70% overall plus 70% in overall Gaokao results.
ColombiaBachillerato - 5 relevant subjects plus completed 1 year of further year of study.
EgyptYear 12 (GSEC): 75% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study.
EthiopiaTVET (10+3 Diploma) Grade B
GambiaPart study of Ordinary National Diploma or College Certificate
GhanaWest African Higher School Certificate plus Ghanaian A Level plus completed 1 year of further year of study. e.g. Polytechnic Diploma
Hong Kong

HKDSE: 333 (3 in in Maths/other numerate or Form 5 Maths/other numerate Pass for Business Mngt/Business Mngt & Marketing and Biological Science/Civil Engineering).

Higher Certificate is considered comparable to BTEC Higher National Certificate (HNC) standard.
Honours Diploma (from Shue Yan College) is considered comparable to BTEC Higher National Diploma (HND) / Foundation degree standard. Higher Diploma (2 years) or 1 year Associate Degree both min GPA 2.0.

IndiaYear 12 HSC - 65% or above
Indonesia7.5 SMU 3 (5 relevant subjects require) OR 1st Year university study with grade 2.0 and above
IranCompleted 2 years Kardani with 13/20 OR 1 year towards Kardani at 14/20 and work experience
JamaicaDiploma, NVQ or 1st year degree level studies.
Japan

High School leaving certificate with 3.5 GPA OR High School/Upper Secondary School leaving certificate plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study

For Maths requirement: accept 3.0/5.0 in Maths I/Math A or  2.0/5.0 in Math II/ Math B or 2.0/5.0 in Maths III/ Math C.

JordanYear 12 (GSEC): 80% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study (Community College Certificate/ Diploma/ General Vocational Secondary Education Certificate).
KazakhstanCertificate of Secondary Educationwith grade 4 & 5 across all subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Part study of Specialist Diploma. Diplom o srednem spetsialnom obrazovanii (Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education until 1991)
KenyaEast African School Cert/Camb Overseas School Cert/Kenyan Cert (KCSE) grades 1- 6 in 5 or more subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Korea

From SH3 graduates: SH3: Grade C/70%/ Rank 4 with at least 70%/C  in relevant/prerequisite subjects. High School Diploma or Junior Vocational College Diploma.
Or SH3 + 1 year of further study

Korean High school graduation equivalency exam - 75%+ inc relevant subjects.

KuwaitShahadat-al-thanawia-al-a'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) is comparable to GCSE A*-C where an overall passmark of 80% or above plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study e.g. Vocational Training Centre Certificate/Diploma/part study of bachelors degree
LaosBaccalaureat/11th grade - 5 subjects combining B and C including relevant subjects plus completed 1 successfully completed year of further year of study
LebanonBaccalaureat - minimum 13 points including relevant subjects plus completed 1 year of further year of study
LibyaSecondary Education Certificate (General Secondary Schools) - 80% or above plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Macau

Form 6 (all schools): 70% average overall and relevant subjects

Ensino Secundário Complementar with 16 – 18  or Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (A-levels A-E overall and relevant subjects) OR Hong Kong DSE 333 (3 in in Maths/other numerate or Form 5 Maths/other numerate Pass for Business Mngt/Business Mngt & Marketing and Biological Science/Civil Engineering).

Malaysia

STPM or A Levels with 2 principal passes, or UEC with aggregate of not more than 30 points for 6 subjects including English

Student with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

MauritiusCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) / GCE A level / Ordinary Technician Diploma /part study of Diploma, University of Mauritius/Higher Technician Diploma
MexicoBachillerato 90% or 75% plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
MoldovaAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
MongoliaHigh School certificate plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Part study of Certificate of Vocational Education/bachelor/university diploma
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 14 plus further year.
MyanmarBasic Education High school Matriculation with minimum of 60% achieved overall, inc 60% in 5 relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. Further year can include GAC - GPA 2.00.
NepalYear 12 (HSC or School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI and XII): 60%/GPA 2.8 overall + 1 year further study (can be 1st year of degree / diploma level studies / Post-Proficiency Certificate / Post-Higher Secondary Education Certificate)
(Note: 2.4/C+/50-59% (Pass) in relevant subjects required, can be accepted from Year 11 or Year 12).
New ZealandNCEA - Level 3 = equivalent to A Levels. NCEA Level 3 with relevant subjects & Record of Learning to see exact grades and subjects passed. Majority of marks = merits
NigeriaWAEC, SSCE or GCE grades A1 - C6 in 5 or more subjects. plus successful completion of 1 year of further study e.g. National Diploma/Certificate.
OmanSchool Leaving Certificate minimum 80% with relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
Pakistan

Year 12 (HSC/ Intermediate certificate(Part I & II): 70% overall or
Year 12 (HSC/ Intermediate certificate(Part I & II): 60% overall + 1 year of further study. Associate diploma and other diplomas not eligible.

(Note: 50% in relevant subjects required).

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 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
QatarSchool Leaving Certificate 85% relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
RussiaAttestat with minimum GPA 4.0 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
RwandaRwandan Advanced GCSE - 3 subjects 70% (Grade B)
Saudi ArabiaHigh School 80% including relevant subjects plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study.
International Arab Baccalaureate accepted at 75% - 80% (Grade C) overall and relevant subjects.
SingaporeGrades A1 - C6 obtained on subject for subject basis plus either Singapore/Cambridge A level (160 UCAS points) or part study of Polytechnic Diploma / Polytechnic Certificate / Polytechnic Advanced Diploma
South AfricaSenior Cert with Matriculation Endorsement = Five Passes - BBCCC (relvant subjects) or National Senior Certificate = Five subjects grades 66555 (relevant subjects)
Sri LankaSri Lankan GCE (Advanced Level) 2 x C plus 1 x S. Or part completion of Diploma level studies.
Taiwan

SH3 (80%) or Senior High 3 (75%) + 1 year of further study

GSAT - 50 (4 subject) with relevant subjects

Vocational High School Year 3: (80%) or Year 2 (75%).

TanzaniaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate A-E / National Form VI exam / Technical College Certificate / Diploma/ Advanced Diploma
ThailandHigh School certificate (MAW6) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study. International Baccalaureat from an International School. Diploma in Vocational Education / Higher Certificate (Technician Level) or part study at associate/degree level
TurkeyDevlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 68% overall.
UAEHigh School certificate (Tawjihiyya) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
UgandaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC)/East African Advanced Certificate/Higher Diploma/National Certificate / National Diploma UACE Grades A-D
UkraineAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 7.0 (all good and excellent grades) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
USA

Grade 12: 2.75 (77%) with minimum 4 academic subjects, including relevant subjects at the same overall GPA OR GED: 640 overall with 160 in 4 subjects, including prerequisites, PLUS further year studies or further exams such as SATs 500 in Reading and Writing & Maths with 500 in two SAT II subject test, ACT 24 overall or 2 APs at grade 3 in relevant subject areas

GAC (Global Assessment Certificate) 2.00

UzbekistanCompletion of Attestat plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study of diploma of post secondary education, specialist diploma and Bakalavr
VenezuelaTitulo de Educacion Media General - 5 subjects min 13/20 plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study
VietnamYear 12 with GPA 7.5 or GPA 6.5 with 1 year further study.
Other international qualifications
IB Diploma Programme (if qualification attempted) 28 pointsA/AS levels: 62 UCAS points (excluding native language)

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