International entry requirements

These are the international qualifications we accept for entry on to an undergraduate course. You can find the English language requirements that you will need for your chosen course on the course page.

Afghanistan

International Foundation Year:

ث ان وی ت ع ل یمات و ب رې ل یک / شهادت نامه دوره ث ان وی
Grade 12 Graduation Certificate (Baccalauria / Baccalaureate Certificate)

Undergraduate: 

Albania

International Foundation Year:

Dëftesë Pjekurie - Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore - Diploma of State Matura

Undergraduate:

Algeria

International Foundation Year:

شهادة ب كال وری ا ال ت ع ل یم ال ثان وي – Baccalauréat de l’Enseignement Secondaire

شهادة ال ب كال وری ا ل ل ت ع ل یم ال ت ق ني – Baccalauréat Technique / Commercial

Undergraduate:

Andorra

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 7 in the Títol de Batxiller can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

Angola

International Foundation Year:

Certificado de Habilitaçoes Literarias

Undergraduate:

Antigua and Barbuda

International Foundation Year:

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate from 1998

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate before 1998

Undergraduate:

English

Argentina

International Foundation Year:

Título de Bachiller / Perito Mercantil / Técnico

Undergraduate:

Armenia

International Foundation Year:

Վկայական միջնակարգ (լրիվ) ընդհանուր կրթության - Certificate of (Complete) Secondary General Education

Undergraduate:

Australia

Undergraduate:

We require a High School Certificate and an ATAR score of at least 70 or OP of 21 plus:

Australian Capital Territory – Year 12 Certificate

New South Wales – Higher School Certificate

Northern Territory – Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training

Queensland – Queensland Certificate of Education

South Australia – South Australia Certificate of Education

Tasmania – Tasmania Certificate of Education

Victoria – Victoria Certificate of Education

Western Australia Certificate of Education

English

Azerbaijan

International Foundation Year:

Orta Təhsil Haqqında Şəhadətnamə - Certificate of Complete Secondary Education

Undergraduate:

The Bahamas

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

English

Bahrain

International Foundation Year:

شهادة ال ثان وی ة ال عامة Secondary School Certificate Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama

Undergraduate:

Bangladesh

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

English

Barbados

International Foundation Year:

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate from 1998

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate before 1998

Students with GCE Ordinary Levels and minimum marks of C would be eligible for entrance to the International Foundation Year

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of IV in the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) can typically be considered for direct entrance to bachelor programmes

The GCE Advanced level is comparable in terms of grading and equivalence to UK A levels.

English

Belarus

International Foundation Year:

Атэстат аб агульнай сярэдняй адукацыi -Certificate of General Secondary Education

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum of grade 3/5 in the Дыплом аб сярэдняй спецыяльнай адукацыi (Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education) can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

Belize

International Foundation Year:

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate from 1998

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate after 1998

Undergraduate:

English

Benin 

International Foundation Year:

Baccalauréat

Undergraduate:

Brevet de Technicien Supérieur / Diplôme de Technicien Supérieur / Diplôme d’Etudes Techniques Supérieures

Licence

Bermuda

International Foundation Year:

Bermuda School Certificate

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum of grade C in the Associate of Arts or Science can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

English

Bhutan

International Foundation Year:

Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate completed after 2006

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 50% in a Certificate, Diploma or Bachelor degree can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

Bolivia

International Foundation Year:

Título de Bachiller / Perito Mercantil / Técnico

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 64% in the Técnico Superior or Técnico Universitario can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

Bosnia and Herzegovina

International Foundation Year:

Matura / Svjedodžba o Zavrženoj Srednjoj Skoli - Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 4 in the Matura / Svjedodžba o Zavrženoj Srednjoj Skoli - Secondary School Leaving Certificate can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

Botswana

International Foundation Year:

International General Certificate of Secondary Education or Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education Examination

Undergraduate:

English

Brazil

International Foundation Year:

Certificacado de Conclusão de Segundo Grau / Certificacado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio / Diploma de Técnico de Nivel Medio

Undergraduate:

Título / Grau de Tecnólogo

British Virgin Islands

International Foundation Year:

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate from 1998

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate before 1998

Undergraduate:

Students holding the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) with a minimum score of IV are eligible for entrance to bachelor programmes.

English

NB Most courses are taught in English language, please confirm language of instruction with applicant

Brunei

International Foundation Year:

Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level

Undergraduate:

English

The following qualifications grant exemption from standard English language requirements:

NB The majority of programmes are taught in English; please confirm the language of instruction with the applicant. The standard of English in Brunei is considered to be very high and many businesses operate in English language environments as well.

Burkina Faso

International Foundation Year:

General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 12/20 in the Baccalauréat can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

Burundi

International Foundation Year:

Diplôme des Humanités Complètes

Undergraduate:

Cambodia

International Foundation Year:

Diploma of Upper Secondary School

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 65% in an Associate Degree can typically be accepted for direct entrance to a Bachelor degree.
Students with a minimum score of 65% in a Bachelor degree from a NARIC or government recognised institution can typically be considered for entrance onto the second year of a bachelor degree.

Cameroon

International Foundation Year:

General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level

Probatoire

Undergraduate:

Canada

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

We require a High School Certificate or GED with a minimum average of 65% in 5 subjects at grade 12. If specific subjects are requested a minimum of 65% must be achieved.

Alberta – General High School Diploma

British Columbia – Certificate of Graduation (Dogwood Diploma)

Manitoba – High School Graduation Diploma

New Brunswick – High School Graduation Diploma

Anglophone System

Francophone System

Newfoundland and Labrador – High School Graduation Diploma

Northwest Territories – General High School Diploma

Nova Scotia – High School Completion Certificate

Nunavut – High School Graduation Diploma

Ontario – Ontario Secondary School Diploma

Prince Edward Island – High School Graduation Diploma

Saskatchewan –Grade 12 Standing / Division IV Standing

Yukon – Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma

English

 

Cape Verde

International Foundation Year:

Certificado de Habiltações Literárias 3°Ciclo

Undergraduate:

Caymen Island

International Foundation Year:

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate from 1998

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate before 1998

Undergraduate:

English

Central African Rebublic

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

Chad

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

Brevet de Technicien Supérieur / Diplome Universitaire de Lettres Modernes or Sciences or Sciences, Juridiques, Economiques et de Gestion

Chile

International Foundation Year:

Licencia de Educación / Enseñanza Media

Undergraduate:

China, People's Republic of 中华人民共和国

International Foundation Year:

高中毕业证书 - Certificate of Senior Secondary School

Undergraduate:

高考 – National University Entrance Examination (Gaokao)

中专 – Zhongzhuan

专科/大专 or 高职 – Sub-degree or Gaozhi

English

Colombia

International Foundation Year:

Título de Bachiller

Undergraduate:

Congo

International Foundation Year:

Diplome de Bachielier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré

Undergraduate:

Costa Rica

International Foundation Year:

Bachiller en la Enseñanza Media

Undergraduate:

Cuba

International Foundation Year:

Título de Bachiller / Bachiller Tecnológico / Técnico Medio

Undergraduate:

Democratic Rebuplic of Congo

International Foundation Year:

Diplome d’Etat d’Etudes Secondaires du Cycle Long

Undergraduate:

Diplome d’Ingénieur Technicien / Diplome de Technicien Supérieur (DTS)

Graduat

Diplome d’Ingénieur / Licence

Dijbouti

International Foundation Year:

Baccalauréat

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 12 in the Brevet de Technicien Supérieur can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

Dominica

International Foundation Year:

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate from 1998

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate before 1998

Undergraduate:

Dominican Republic

International Foundation Year:

Bachillerato – Secondary School Certificate

Undergraduate:

Students will need to complete a recognised International Foundation Year for entrance onto Bachelor degree programmes

 

Ecuador

International Foundation Year:

Título de Bachiller

Undergraduate:

Egypt

International Foundation Year:

شهادة ال درا سة ال ثان وی ة ال عامة Certificate of General Secondary Education

Undergraduate

 El Salvador

International Foundation Year:

Título de Bachiller

Undergraduate:

Eritrea

International Foundation Year:

Eritrean Secondary Education Certificate Examination

Undergraduate:

Ethiopia

International Foundation Year:

Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate

Ethiopian Higher Education Entrance Qualification Certificate

Undergraduate:

Fiji

International Foundation Year:

Fiji School Leaving Certificate

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of B in the Fiji Seventh Form Certificate Examination a can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

Gabon

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

Diplome d’Etudes Universitaires Générales / Brevet de Technicien Supérieur / Diplome Universitaire d’Etudes…

Licence

The Gambia

International Foundation Year:

West African Senior School Certificate Examination / General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level

Undergraduate:

English

The following qualifications offer English exemption:

Georgia

International Foundation Year:

სრული ზოგადი განათლების ატესტატი - Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Undergraduate:

Students will need to complete a recognised International Foundation Year for entrance onto Bachelor degree programmes

Ghana

International Foundation Year:

West African Senior School Certificate Examination / General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level

Undergraduate:

English

The following qualifications offer English exemption:

If you do not meet the criteria above then you require an Academic IELTS.

Gibraltar

Gibraltar follows the UK education system. Details of the academic requirements for your course can be found on our course finder.

Guatemala

International Foundation Year:

Bachiller

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 71% in the Técnico Universitario / Diplomado Grado Académico de Baccalaureatus from public institutions and 81% from private institutions can typically be considered for entrance onto the final year of Bachelor programmes

Guinea

International Foundation Year:

Baccalauréat Unique / 2éme partie

Undergraduate:

Diplôme (from an École Nationale)

Diplôme d’Études Universitaires Générales

Licence / Diplôme d’Ingénieur / Diplôme de Docteur en Médecine

Guinea-Bissau

International Foundation Year:

Certidão – 11a Classe do Ensino Secundário / Certificado do Ensino Secundário

Guyana

International Foundation Year:

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate from 1998

Undergraduate:

English
Guyana is recognised as an English language exempt country by the Home Office: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/340583/English_language_v11.0_EXT.pdf 

Haiti 

International Foundation Year:

Baccalauréat (reformed system) / Baccalauréat II / Diplôme d’Enseignement Secondaire

Undergraduate:

Holy See

Undergraduate:

Diploma in Scienze Religiose

Honduras

International Foundation Year:

Bachillerato / Perito / Bachiller

Undergraduate:

Hong Kong

International Foundation Year:

毅進文憑 - Yi Jin Diploma

Undergraduate:

港中學文憑 (Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)) please refer to the UCAS tariff charts below for direct entrance:

Core and elective subjects:

Grade Tarriff points 
5** 56
5* 52
5 48
4 32
3 16

 Category A Mathematics: Extention Mathematics only:

Grade Tariff points 
5** 28
5* 26
5 24
4 16
3 8

https://www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/getting-started/entry-requirements/tariff/tariff-tables/1291


副學士學位 (Associate degree) is comparable to a DipHE, allows entrance to 3rd year of most degree programmes dependent upon module mapping. A minimum GPA of 2.5 would be required.

English

Students with a minimum grade of 4 in English would be exempt from IELTS requirements:

Subject levelOverall IELTS Band Score
5** 7.51-7.77
5* 7.16-7.32
5 6.81-6.99
4 6.31-6.51
3 5.48-5.68
2 4.79-5.07

NB Many programmes are taught in English; please confirm the language of instruction with the applicant. The standard of English in Hong Kong is considered to be very high and many businesses operate in English language environments as well.

Iceland

International Foundation Year:

Lokaprof af hönnunarbrau

Undergraduate:

English

India

International Foundation Year:

Standard XII / Intermediate Examination / Higher Secondary Examination

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum average of 65% in the Standard XII/Intermediate/Higher Secondary Examination can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor degree programmes


Grading systems:

PercentagePerformanceCentral BoardCISCE
85+ Excellent  A1-A2 One
80-85% Superior  A1-A2 Two
70-80% Very Good  B1 Three
60-70% Good  B2 Four
50-60% Satisfactory  C1 Five
40-50% Average  C2 Six
35-40% Pass  D Seven

Students with a minimum score of 60% in the Certificate of General Nursing and Midwifery from State Nursing Boards or Councils can be considered for entrance to the second year of a related degree programme.

English

Indonesia

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

Iran

International Foundation Year:

گ واه ی نامه پ ای ان ت ح ص یلات دوره م تو سطه – High School Diploma

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 12/20 or 60% in the پ یش دان ش گاهی (Pre University Certificate) or ک ن کور (University Entrance Examination) can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

English
The following qualifications grant exemption from standard English language requirements:
Standard XII/Intermediate/Higher Secondary Certificate from the Central Board of Secondary Education or the Council for Indian School Certificate Examination with a minimum score of 60% in English
Standard XII/Intermediate/Higher Secondary Certificate from a State Board with a minimum score of 70% in English

Iraq

International Foundation Year:

شهادة ال درا سة الاع دادی ة / ال ثان وی ة – Sixth Form Baccalaureate

Undergraduate:

*comparable to DipHe
**technical / professional subjects comparable to an HND

Kurdistan region of Iraq

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

Israel

International Foundation Year:

תעןדת תכוב ת' גמר – High School Completion Diploma

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 60% in the תעודת בגרות (Matriculation Certificate) can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

English

Ivory Coast

International Foundation Year:

Baccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 14 in the Brevet de Technicien Supérieur / Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie can typically be considered for direct entrance to a Bachelor programme

Licence

 

Jamaica 

International Foundation Year:

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate from 1998

Undergraduate:

English
Jamaica is recognised as an English language exempt country by the Home Office: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/340583/English_language_v11.0_EXT.pdf     

Japan

International Foundation Year:

高等学校卒業証書 - Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Undergraduate:

Jordan

International Foundation Year:

ال عامة ال ثان وی ة الدرا سة شهادة – General Certificate of Secondary Education

Undergraduate:

Kazakhstan

International Foundation Year:

Oрта білім туралы аттестат - Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Undergraduate:

Kenya

International Foundation Year:

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education

Undergraduate:

English

The following awards offer English language exemptions:

Kosovo

Undergraduate:

Kuwait

International Foundation Year:

ال عامة ال ثان وی ة الدرا سة شهادة – Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama

Undergraduate:
ال تدری ب و ال تط ب ی قي ل ل تعل یم ال عامة اله ی ئة معاﻫد من شهادة/ دب لوم Diploma / Certificate from PAEET Institute


A diploma / certificate with overall: 2.33 GPA OR at least 77% average OR C+ average from one of the following institutes is normally accepted for entrance to a Bachelor programme:

1. Higher Institute of Telecommunication and Navigation (males and females)

2. High Institute of Energy (males only)

3. Institutes of Secretarial Studies and Office Management (males and females)

4. Institute of Tourism, Beauty and Fashion (males and females)

5. Special Training Courses (males and females)

6. Industrial Training Institute/Sabah Al-Salem (males only)

7. Industrial Training Institute/Shuwaikh (males only)

8. Constructive Training Institute (males only)

9. Nursing Institute (males and females)

10. Vocational Training Institute (males only)

11. Applied Education and Research Colleges 

Kyrgyzstan

International Foundation Year:

Жалпы орто билим туралуу аттестат - Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Undergraduate:

Laos

International Foundation Year:

Baccalauréat

Undergraduate:

Lebanon

International Foundation Year:

 ال ف ن یة ال بكالوری ا/  ال بكالوری ا Baccalauréat General or Baccalauréat Technique  

Undergraduate:

Liberia

International Foundation Year:

Senior School Certificate

Undergraduate:

English
The following awards grant English language exemption:

Libya

International Foundation Year:

 ال عامة ال ثان وی ة الدرا سة شهادة – Secondary Education Certificate

Undergraduate:

 Lichtenstein

Undergraduate

Macau

International Foundation Year:

The Cambridge Overseas School Certificate / GCE O levels are comparable in terms of grading and equivalence to UK GCSEs.

Undergraduate:

English

The following qualifications grant English exemptions:

Macedonia


Undergraduate:

English

Madagascar

International Foundation Year:

Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement du Second Degré

Undergraduate:

Malawi

International Foundation Year:

Malawi School Certificate of Education

Undergraduate:

English

The following qualifications grant English exemption:

Malaysia

International Foundation Year:

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia – Malaysia Certificate of Education

*The grading system for the SPM works in reverse, so that 1 is the highest grade and 9 is the lowest grade.

Undergraduate:

English

The following qualifications grant exemption from standard English language requirements:

Maldives

International Foundation Year:

UCLES O level / Secondary School Certificate (SSC)

Undergraduate:

English

Mali

International Foundation Year:

Baccalauréat

Undergraduate:

Mauritania

International Foundation Year:

Baccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de I'Enseignement du Second Degré

Undergraduate:

Mauritius

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

English

The following qualifications grant exemption from standard English language requirements:

Mexico

International Foundation Year:

Título de Bachiller / Bachiller Tecnológico / Técnico

Undergraduate:

Moldova

International Foundation Year:

Atestat de Studii Medii de Cultură Generală - Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Undergraduate:

Monaco

Undergraduate:

English

Mongolia

International Foundation Year:

Бурэн дунд боловсролын унэмлэх (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education)

Undergraduate:

Техникийн болосролын унэмлэх (Certificate of Technical Education)

Montenegro

Undergraduate:

Morocco

International Foundation Year:

 ال بكالوری ا شهادة – Diplôme du Baccalauréat / Technique

Undergraduate:

Mozambique

International Foundation Year:

Certificado de Habilitaçoes Literarias

Undergraduate:

Students will need to complete a recognised International Foundation Year for entrance onto Bachelor degree programmes

Myanmar (Burma)

International Foundation Year:

Standard X Examination / Matriculation Examination

Undergraduate:

Namibia

International Foundation Year:

Students with minimum marks of C would usually be eligible for the International Foundation Year

Undergraduate:

Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (Higher Level)

Polytechnic or University Diploma

Students who have completed a Bachelor degree prior to 2008 can typically be considered for entrance to the final year of bachelor programmes

Degrees from private universities must be accredited by the National Council for Higher Education. Please check with NARIC for status of private university programme accreditation

English

Students with grades A-C in English language in the Namibian Senior Secondary Certificate are exempt from English language requirements

Nepal

International Foundation Year:

Higher Secondary Certificate

Undergraduate:

New Zealand

Undergraduate:

English

New Zealand is recognised as an English language exempt country by the Home Office: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/340583/English_language_v11.0_EXT.pdf 

Nicaragua

International Foundation Year:

Bachillerato

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 70% in the Técnico Superior can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

Niger

International Foundation Year:

Baccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré

Undergraduate:

Licence

Nigeria

International Foundation Year:

West African Senior School Certificate Examination, NECO Senior School Certificate or General Certificate of Education Ordinary

Undergraduate:

English

The following qualifications offer English exemption:

If you do not meet the criteria above then you require an Academic IELTS.

Norway

Undergraduate:

English

A score of 4 in English language in the Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole would exempt students from English requirements

Oman

International Foundation Year:

لوم ال ت ع ل یم ال عام – General Education Diploma

Undergraduate:

Pakistan

International Foundation Year:

Higher Secondary Certificate

Undergraduate:

English:

Palestine

International Foundation Year:

شهادة ال ثان وی ة ال عامة – General Secondary Education Certificate

Undergraduate:

Panama

International Foundation Year:

Bachillerato

High School Graduation Diploma

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 71% in the Técnico can typically be considered for direct entrance to Bachelor programmes

Papua New Guinea

International Foundation Year:

Higher School Certificate

Undergraduate:

Paraguay

International Foundation Year:

Título de Bachillerato

Undergraduate:

Peru

International Foundation Year:

Certificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa

Undergraduate:

Título de Profesional Técnico

Título de Profesional

The Philippines

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

Puerto Rico

International Foundation Year:

High School Graduation Diploma

Undergraduate:

Qatar

International Foundation Year:

ال شهادة ال ثان وی ة ال عامة ل لمدارس ال م س ت ق لة – Senior School Certificate (Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama)

Grading system:

PerceentageLetter GradeDescriptor
88-100% A Excellent
75-87% B Very Good
63-74% C Good

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum GPA of 3.0/5 in the ال شهادة ال جام ع یة ال م تو سطة (Associate Degree) can typically be considered for entrance to the second year of Bachelor programmes

Russian Federation

International Foundation Year:

Свидетельство о результатах ЕГЭ (единого государственного экзамена) - Certificate of Unified State Examination)

Undergraduate:

Rwanda

International Foundation Year:

Students with the Ordinary Level Certificate of Education with grades of D1-C6, a score of 50% in the Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires would be eligible for the International Foundation Year

Undergraduate:

English

Samoa

International Foundation Year:

Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate

New Zealand University Entrance Certificate

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum grade of C1 in a Bachelor degree from the National University of Samoa can typically be considered for entrance to the final year of a Bachelor programme.

Saudi Arabia

International Foundation Year:

شهادة ال ثان وی ة ال عامة – General Secondary Education Certificate

Undergraduate:

دب لوم ال ك ل یات / ال م عاهد ال صح یة – Diploma from a Health College / Institute

دب لوم ال ك ل یات ال ت ق ن یة / ال م عاهد ال ف ن یة – Diploma from a Technical College / Vocational institute

ال شهادة ال جام ع یة ال م تو سطة – Associate Degree

ال شهادة ال جام ع یة ال م تو سطة ف ي ال ع لوم ال صح یة – Intermediate University Degree in Health Sciences

Senegal

International Foundation Year:

Baccalauréat / Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré

Undergraduate:

Serbia

Undergraduate:

Sierra Leone

International Foundation Year:

West African Senior School Certificate Examination / General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level

Undergraduate:

Pass / General Bachelor degree

English

The following qualifications offer English exemption:

Singapore

International Foundation Year:

Singapore / Cambridge GCE O Level

Undergraduate:

English

Solomon Islands

International Foundation Year:

Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate

Solomon Islands School Certificate

Undergraduate:

Somalia

International Foundation Year:

Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Undergraduate:

South Africa

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

English

The following qualifications grant exemption from English language requirements

South Korea

International Foundation Year:

고등학교 졸업장 / 고등학교 과정 수료증 - High School Diploma

High School Graduation Equivalency Examination – is an adult High school test and carries the same entrance requirements as the High School Diploma

Undergraduate:

Sri Lanka

International Foundation Year:

Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level

Undergraduate:

St Kitts and Nevis

International Foundation Year:

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate from 1998

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate before 1998

Undergraduate:

English

St Lucia

International Foundation Year:

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate from 1998

Undergraduate:

English

Sudan

International Foundation Year:

ال شهادة ال ثان وی ة – Sudan School Certificate

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 60% in a ال دب لوم (Diploma from a higher institution) can typically be considered for direct admission to Bachelor programmes

Surinam

International Foundation Year:

HAVO Certificate

VWO Certificate

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of met genoegen in the Polytechnic College Certificate would be considered for entrance to Bachelor programmes

Swaziland

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

English

Syria

International Foundation Year:

شهادة ال درا سة ال ثان وی ة ال عامة – General Secondary Certificate

Undergraduate:

Taiwan

International Foundation Year:

高級中學畢業證書 – Senior Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Undergraduate:

高職學校畢業證書 (Senior Vocational High School Leaving Certificate)

Tajikistan

International Foundation Year:

Аттестат о среднем полно) образовании - Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Undergraduate:

Tanzania

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

English

The following qualifications grant exemptions from the English requirements:

Thailand

International Foundation Year:

Undergraduate:

Togo

International Foundation Year:

Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Troisiéme Degré

Undergraduate:

Tongo

International Foundation Year:

Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate

New Zealand University Entrance Certificate

Undergraduate:

Trinidad and Tobago

International Foundation Year:

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate from 1998

Undergraduate:

English

Trinidad and Tobago is recognised as an English language exempt country by the Home Office
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/340583/English_language_v11.0_EXT.pdf 

Tunisia

International Foundation Year:

شهادة ال ب كال وری ا - Baccalauréat

Undergraduate:

 

Turkey

International Foundation Year:

Devlet Lise Diplomasi / Lise Bitirme Diplomasi – State / Private High School Diploma

Undergraduate:

 Turkmenistan

International Foundation Year:

Şahadatnama orta blim hakynda - Certificate of Complete Secondary Education

Undergraduate:

 

Uganda

International Foundation Year:

East African Certificate of Education / Uganda Certificate of Education

Undergraduate:

English

Ukraine

International Foundation Year:

Aтестат про повну загальну середню освіту (Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education)

Undergraduate:

United Arab Emirates

International Foundation Year:

شهادة ال درا سة ال ثان وی ة ال عامة – General Secondary Education Certificate

Undergraduate:

United States of America

Undergraduate:

Applicants meeting the following requirements are usually eligible for direct entrance onto Bachelor programmes

Plus one of the following:

Where specific subjects are requested, we can accept an old subject SAT test with a minimum of 500, a new subject SAT with a minimum score of 550, an AP with a minimum score of 3 or High School Honours Classes with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

A two year Associate Degree with a GPA of 3/4 is also acceptable for entrance to the second year of certain programmes

English

The United States of America is recognised as an English language exempt country by the Home Office:
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/340583/English_language_v11.0_EXT.pdf 

Uruguay

International Foundation Year:

Título de Bachillerato

Undergraduate:

Uzbekistan

International Foundation Year:

O'rta Ma'lumot To'g'risida Shahodatnoma- Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Undergraduate:

Vanuatu

International Foundation Year:

Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate

Undergraduate:

New Zealand University Entrance and Bursary Examinations

Venezuela

International Foundation Year:

Título de Bachiller / Técnico Medio

Undergraduate:

Vietnam

International Foundation Year:

Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Phổ Thông Trung Học - Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma

Undergraduate:

Yemen

International Foundation Year:

شهادة ال ثان وی ة ال عامة – General Secondary Education Certificate

Undergraduate:

Zambia

International Foundation Year:

School Certificate / General Certificate of Education

Undergraduate:

English

Zimbabwe

International Foundation Year:

Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level / General Certificate of Education

Undergraduate:

Students with a minimum score of 60% in the National Diploma can typically be considered for direct entrance onto Bachelor programmes
Students with a minimum score of 60% in the Higher National Diploma can typically be considered for entrance onto the final year of a Bachelor programmes
The Cambridge Higher School Certificate and General Certificate of Education Advanced Level are comparable in terms of grading and equivalence to UK A levels.

English

The following qualifications grant exemption from standard English language requirements: