Entry requirements

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What you need to know

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

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

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

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

Check entry requirements for your programme:

Undergraduate entry requirements

International Foundation Year

English requirements

SELT for UKVI purposes equivalent to IELTS 4.5 (with no less than 4.0 in all sub skills)

Nursing progression degree options: SELT for UKVI purposes equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall (with no less than 5.5 in all sub skills)

Subject requirements

Business: no prerequisite subjects required

Engineering: a pass in Maths is required

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

Your countryAcademic qualification(s) you need
AfghanistanSecondary school certificate : 50% overall including 50% in relevant subjects.
AlbaniaSecondary school Leaving Certificate (year 11) overall average grade 6. Diploma of State Maturita (year 12) overall grade 6.
AlgeriaBacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire with grade average of 10 inc relevant subjects.
AngolaSecondary school Certificate (Grade 12) with overall GPA at least 10 with at least 10 in relevant subjects.
AustraliaCompletion of year 11 with equivalent grades to the GCSE/IGCSE requirements.
Azerbaijan11th grade - Passes in 4 or more subjects.
BahrainTawjahiya (Secondary school leaving cert) average grade of 60% or above, with 55% in relevant subjects.
Bangladesh

Year 12 (HSC): GPA 3.0 overall (Relevant subjects GPA 3.0 if required).

Maths at HSC is required for Engineering, Computing & Life Sciences pathway
(For Business, Law & Social Studies if student does not have Maths at HSC then Maths at SSC GPA 3.0 accepted).

BelarusAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 5.5.
BotswanaCambridge Overseas School Certificate grades 1 - 8 in 4 or more subjects or General Certificate of Secondary Education grades A- E in 5 subjects including relevant.
BrazilCertificado de Ensino Medio - minimum grade average 6/10.
BruneiCambridge O level - A-C required 4 or more subjects.
CambodiaDiploma of Upper Secondary school = year 12.
4 subjects minimum grade D inc maths
Grading A - Excellent , B - Very Good, C - Good, D - Satisfactory.
CameroonMinimum overall grade 10 in Baccalaureate or Certificat de Probation with 10+ in all relevant subjects

or  4x subjects A-D in O levels (including relevant subjects).
CanadaCompletion of year 11 with 4 x subjects A-C (60%+) including relevant subjects.
China

Year 11 (Senior High 2):60% overall and min 60% in 4 academic subjects (including relevant subjects).
Year 12 (Senior High 3): 55% overall and min 60% in relevant subjects.

Business IFY Only:
Year 11 (Zhigao/Zhongzhuan technical/vocational school): 60% average Inc. relevant subjects and a minimum of 4 academic subjects pass or above 
- Year 12 (Zhigao/Zhongzhuan technical/vocational school): 55% average Inc. relevant subjects and a minimum of 4 academic subjects pass or above.

ColombiaSuccessful completion of Bachillerato with average grade of 6 (Basic Performance).
CyprusApolytirio with minimum grade average of 10/20.
EcuadorTitulo de Bachillier Tecnico Industrial or Titulo de Bachiller En Ciencias minimum overall grade 6.0/60%/12 out of 20 including in relevant subjects.
EgyptYear 12 (GSEC): 55% overall and with 50% minimum in relevant subjects. Cert of Nile International Secondary Education (CNISE) 4 subjects grades A-C including relevant subjects (excluding  native language).
EthiopiaEthiopian Uniiversity Entrance Exam Certificate, 55 in relevant subejcts with overall 300/700.
FranceFrench Baccalaureate Ordinary - 10/20.
GambiaWest African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate - grades 1 - 8 in 4 or more subjects.
GeorgiaSuccessfully completed Secondary School Leaving Certificate (sashualo skolis atestat).
GhanaWest African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate - grades 1 - 8 (A - E) in 4 or more subjects. Integrated science is studied as a combination of Physics/Chemistry/Biology.
GreeceApolytirion (Lykeio) - overall grade minimum 10/20.
Hong KongForm 5 - Pass in 2 or more subjects or if 1 subject passes 5% above pass mark.
HKDSE: 221 (Maths at Form 5 pass).
IndiaYear 10 (SSC): 65% overall
Year 11: 50% overall
Year 12 (HSC): 40% overall
(Note: 40% in relevant subjects required, can be taken from any year from Year 10, Year 11 or Year 12).
Indonesia SMU 2 or SMU 3: Grade 6.0.
IranTranscript of High School Diploma Theoretical stream (3 years) required. Passes in 4 or more subjects, inc relevant subjects. GPA is out of 20 Min. overall GPA requirement is 11 inc relevant subjects.
Iraq12 years of schooling = either Certificate of Preparatory Education (Adadiyah) or Secondary School Certificate or Sixth Form Baccalaureate = all equivalent to GCSE level grades A-C when grades of 50% or more have been achieved. Adadiyah (or equivalent) with min 50% in 4 relevant subjects.
Japan11th grade (lower secondary) or 12th grade (higher secondary) completion - passes in 4 or more subjects and GPA 2.0.
JordanYear 12 (GSEC): 50% each in 4 or more academic subjects including relevant subjects.
KazakhstanCertificate of Complete Secondary Education with minimum grade average of 3/5.
KenyaKenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE): grades A - E in 4 or more subjects, including relevant subjects.
KoreaSH3: Grade E / 60% and below/ Rank 6
SH2: Grade D /60-69%/ Rank 6
CSAT: 8th Grade
Korean High school Graduation Equivalency Exam - 60% inc relevant subjects.
KuwaitYear 12 (GSEC): 60% each in 4 or more academic subjects including relevant subjects.
LaosBaccalaureate/11th grade - 4 subjects combining C and D inc relevant subjects.
LebanonBaccalaureate - minimum 10 points inc relevant subjects or 50% in General secondary certificate with 50% in relevant subjects.
LibyaYear 12 (GSEC): 60% overall and 50% in relevant subjects.
MacauIGCSE/'O' Levels - Grade C in 4 relevant subjects inc English. Completion of Form 5 or Senior Middle 2 with 60-65% average.
Malaysia

 SPM (Malaysia Certificate of Education) with 3 passes with minimum grade D.

SPM/UEC school: Form 5 (Term 2 or Mid-Year or Final Year Transcripts) 3 passes with minimum grade D.

UEC Senior 2 / Senior Middle 2 with aggregate of not more than 36 points for 5 relevant academic subjects inc English & Mathematics.

MexicoBachillerato at an average of 60%.
MoldovaAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 5.0.
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 10 inc relevant subjects.
MyanmarBasic Education High School Examination/ Matriculation: 40% Pass Overall with passes in 4 relevant subjects.
NamibiaNSCC Ordinary level, 4 subjects with grades A-D inc relevant subjects if taken.
NepalYear 10 (School Leaving Certificate): 65%/GPA 3.0 overall
Year 12 (HSC or School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI and XII)): 55%/GPA 2.6 overall
(Note: 2.4/C+/50-59% (Pass) in relevant subjects required, can be accepted from Year 10, Year 11 or Year 12).
New ZealandNCEA Level 2 (Year 12) = equivalent to GCSE (Grades = N (not achieved), A (achieved), M (merit), E (excellence)NCEA Level 2 with (Year 12) with relevant subjects - Achieving 60 credits with no fewer than 48 from Level 2 + no fewer than 12 credits (Level 2) in relevant subjects, inc maths. Also need to see copy of "Record of Learning / Achievement" Majority marks merits / achieved + refer to Record of Learning Achievement for marks. As new market need to use comparative grades and common sense to other markets initially ie accept with 4 subjects Grades C or above.
NigeriaWest African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate - grades 1-8 (A - E) in 4 or more subjects.
OmanYear 12 (General Education Diploma): 50% each in 4 or more academic subjects including relevant subjects.
PakistanYear 10 (SSC): 60% overall or 65%(grade scale dependent)
Year 11 (Intermediate Part I): 55% overall with passes in min 4 subjects.
Year 12 (HSC / Intermediate certificate(Part I & II)) or Polytechnic Diploma : 50% overall with passes in min 4 subjects.
PanamaBachillier/High school Diploma - Overall average 3 including 3 in relevant subjects.
PeruCertificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa - 5 subjects min.11/20.
Philippines70% pass in High School Diploma from list of top schools or 75% pass in High School Diploma from all other schools.
QatarNew certificate, QSSC - min. 5 subjects, all 5 grades A - Ds (minimum 60% in relevant subjects and 60% overall in percentage scale)
Thanawaya Ama Qatari (School Leaving Certificate) 60% and minimum pass mark of 60% in relevant subjects Qatar Specialised Secondary Certificate or Technical Secondary Certificate, 70% overall with 70% in relevant subjects. For Engineering: Physics and Maths as individual subjects required, not Integrated Science).
Russia (+ Chechnya)Attestat/11th grade - Minimum GPA 3.
RwandaRwandan Advanced GCSE - 3 subjects 40% (Grade D).
Saudi ArabiaTawjihiya (General Secondary Education Certificate)/ = high school graduation. 4 or more subjects min.60% in each, including relevant subjects.
Singapore

Successful completion of O-Levels at DDDD in the relevant subjects (excluding Chinese / Malay / Tamil) or

NA Level (academic) Average of 2 - 3 in five relevant subjects or Average of 3-4 in 4 relevant subjects + any further study at ITE (Institute of Technical Education).

South AfricaSenior Cert with Matriculation Endorsement = Four E's (relevant subjects) or National Senior Certificate = four subjects grade 3 or above (relevant subjects).
Sri LankaSri lankan GCE O level: Grade C in 5 subjects including relevant subjects.
Sri lankan GCE A level: Grade S in 2 subjects including relevant subjects.
TaiwanSenior High 3 - average 50%
Senior High 2 - average 60%
3 year JCD - average 65%.
TanzaniaEast Africa Cert/Cambridge Overseas School Cert/Certificate of Secondary Education - grades 1 - 8 (A-D) in 4 or more subjects.
ThailandYear 11 (MAW 5) completion with GPA 2.3
Year 12 (MAW 6) completion with GPA 2.0.
TunisiaBaccalaureate - minimum 10 points inc relevant subjects.
Turkey

Devlet Meslek Lisesi Diploması (State Vocational / Trade High School Diploma)
or
Devlet Teknik Lisesi Diploması (State Technical High School Diploma)
or
Meslek Lisesi Diploması (Vocational High School Diploma)
or
Lise Deplomasi (High School Certificate).

Any at 50% overall inc relevant subjects.

UAETawjihiyya (School Leaving Certificate) - 60% or above in 4 or more subjects (inc relevant subjects).
UgandaUgandan Certificate of Education - grades 1 - 8 in 4 or more subjects.
UkraineCertificate of Complete General Secondary Education – with minimum GPA 4 on 12 point scale.
USAYear 11: 2.50 or Year 12: 2.00 min. 4 subjects
GED: 580 overall with 145 in 4 subjects, including prerequisites.
UzbekistanCertificate of General Secondary Education, 11 years minimum GPA 3.0 in 4 or more subjects.
VenezuelaTitulo de Educacion Media General - 4 subjects min 12/20.
Vietnam

High School Year 12: GPA 5.5 overall including maths 5.5.
High School Year 11: GPA 6.0 overall including maths 6.0.

Science pathways require science subjects taken to be at 5.5 (year 12) and 6.0 (year 11).

YemenGeneral Secondary Education Certificate = high school graduation. An overall passmark of 60% or above, inc relevant subjects.
ZambiaZambian School Certificate grades 1 - 8 in 4 or more subjects.
ZimbabweO levels: 5 passes at A-D including relevant subjects.
international Qualifications
IGSCE / GCSE / O-Level4 passes at 9-3, (A-D) in relevant subjects (excluding native language).
A/AS levels12 UCAS points (excluding native language).
IB Diploma Programme20 points (IB Certificate accepted) (Subject pass level is 3).
MYP23 points.
IB First Year completionschool report with working grades showing 20 points.

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 ESOL SELT
  • PSI Skills for English UKVI (4 components) 

You will need to obtain a SELT with the required minimum score to make a Student Visa application in order to come to the Centre.

International Year One

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

Business: no prerequisite subjects required

Engineering and Computing: a pass in Maths is required

Your countryAcademic qualification(s) you need
AfghanistanSecondary school certificate: 60% overall including 60% in relevant subjects plus further year of study.
AlgeriaBacc de l'Enseignment Secondaire overall 12/20.
AustraliaYear 12 = A Levels (final school certificate has different titles for each state) Students must also have a minimum ATAR score of 60.0.0 and submit grade 12 transcript ( grades differ by state, refer to AM).
AzerbaijanCertificate of Complete Secondary Education (Grade XI) with minimum grade average of 4/5.
BahrainTawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) and evidence of 1 year of further study (e.g. 1st year of 2 year Diploma).
BangladeshYear 12 (HSC): GPA 3.25  overall (3.25 in English, 3.25 in relevant subjects).
    (Note 1: HSC Maths or Higher Mathematics GPA 3.25 is required for Engineering and Computing pathway. For Business if student does not have Maths at HSC then Maths at SSC GPA 3.5 accepted).
BelarusAttestat/11th grade - with minimum GPA 6.5 + further plus 1 year successful completion.
BoliviaBachiller Científico-Humanístico with minimum grade average of 64%
BrazilCertificado de Ensino Médio with minimum grade average of 8/10.
BruneiCambridge A level/Matriculation = A Level Standard. BDTVEC National Diploma = BTEC National Diploma.
CambodiaDiploma of Upper Secondary school = year 12
- Minimum Grade B Average or
- 4 subjects minimum grade D inc maths + 1 further year.
CanadaHigh School Diploma Grade 12 55%+ in minimum 5 academic subjects.
ChileEnseñanza Media/Licencia de Educación grade 4.5 overall out of 7, including 4.5 in relevant subjects.
China

Year 12 (SH3) with 60% or above in 4 or more key subjects (including relevant subject).

Year 11 (SH2) with 80% or above minimum grade average.

Year 11 (SH2) with 65% or above in 4 or more key subjects(including relevant subject) plus successfully completed 1 year of further year of study with a pass.

ColombiaBachillerato - 5 relevant subjects inc. Maths (A) Acceptable or above plus extra year study.
CyprusApolytirion (Lyceum or Technical/Vocational Secondary School) - 15/16 (out of 20) upwards.
EcuadorTitulo de Bachillier Tecnico Industrial or Titulo de Bachiller En Ciencias overall grade 7.0 with minimum 6.0 in relevant subjects plus further year study.
EgyptCertificate of General Secondary Education with minimum grade average of 80% or
Certificate of General Secondary Education: 55% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study.
EthiopiaTVET (10+3 Diploma) Grade C.
FranceFrench Baccalaureate Ordinary - 10/20.
GambiaOrdinary National Diploma (approx 2 years at Uni) or WAEC (West African Exam Council) A Level, College Certificate.
GeorgiaSecondary School Leaving Certificate with minimum average 7/10.
Ghana

OND/Ghanaian A Levels/Polytechnic Diploma or

West African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate - grades 1 - 3 (A - E) in 6 or more subjects including Maths & English

West African School Certificate or Senior School Certificate - grades 1 - 8 (A - E) in 4 or more subjects + 1 further year of study.

Hong KongHKDSE 222
3 academic subjects required. Maths at 2 or a Pass at Form 5.
India

Year 12 (HSC): 45% overall or

SSC 60% & 3 Year Diploma in Engineering/Technology subjects: 55% overall.

Indonesia6.5 SMU 3 (4 relevant subjects required).
IranTranscript of High School Diploma Theoretical stream (3 years) GPA 11/20 plus further year. Or Pre Uni Year Peeshdaneshgahe 12/20.
Or 1 year Kardani 12/20, or 2 year Kardani 11/20.
JamaicaGCE A Level. Diploma from College of Art, Science and Technology or Associate Degree - generally accepted for HE entry (Diploma = approx A level standard).
JapanKotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho Year 3 with minimum grade average of 2.0. Maths requirement can be met from year 10,11 or 12.
JordanCompletion of Year 12 Tawjihi  (General Seceondary Education) with relevant subjects minimum 70% overall average including relevant subjects or 50% overall average + further year of study.
KazakhstanCertificate of Complete Secondary Education with minimum grade average of 4.0.
KenyaKCSE with minimum grade average C.
Or 4 subjects graded A-E plus successful completion of 1 year of further study.
South KoreaSH3: Grade D/60-69%/Rank 6.
CSAT: 6th Grade.
Korean High school graduation equivalency exam - 70%+ inc relevant subjects.
KuwaitYear 12 (GSEC): 80% each in 4 or more academic subjects including relevant subjects.
Year 12 (GSEC): 60% each in 4 or more academic subjects including relevant subjects  + 1 year of further study.
LaosBaccalaureate/11th grade - 4 subjects combining C and D inc relevant subjects + 1 further year of study.
LebanonBaccalaureate - minimum 12 points overall including relevant subjects.
LibyaYear 12 (GSEC): 60% overall and 60% in relevant subjects + 1 year of further study.
MacauCompletion of Form 6 or Senior Middle 3 with 60%+ average in relevant academic subjects.
MalaysiaSTPM with minimum 2 passes or or UEC with aggregate of not more than 35 points for 6 subjects inc English.
Any recognised Malaysia foundation programme - 40%.
MauritiusCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate / GCE A level. Ordinary Technician Diploma = BTEC National Diploma. Diploma (2 years), University of Mauritius/Higher Technician Diploma = BTEC HND.
MexicoBachillerato 75% or 55% + 1 year HE (pass).
MoldovaAttestat/11th grade – with minimum GPA 6.5.
MoroccoDiplôme du Baccalauréat with grade average of 12/20 overall.
MongoliaHigh School certificate and evidence of further study - to equate to 13 years of education (to approx A level equivalency). Part study of Certificate of Vocational Education/bachelor/university diploma.
MyanmarBasic Education High school Matriculation. Minimum of 65% in 5 relevant subjects or 50% in 5 relevant subjects + 1 further year of study.
NepalYear 12 (HSC or School Leaving Certificate Examination (Grade XI and XII)): 50-59%/GPA 2.4 overall.
(2.0 in relevant subjects required, can be accepted from Year 10, Year 11 or Year 12.
New ZealandNCEA - Level 3 = equivalent to A Levels minimum 80 credits with 60 achieved at level 3 and remaining 20, level 2.
NigeriaWAEC, SSCE or GCE grades A1-B3 in 5 or more subjects.
OmanYear 12 (General Education Diploma): 50% overall and 50% in relevant subjects + 1 year further study (can be from Diploma/Technical Industrial College Diploma, 1 year Certificate, Higher/Advanced Diploma).
PakistanYear 12 (HSC/ Intermediate certificate(Part I & II))): 55% overall Associate diploma and others not eligible.
(40% in relevant subjects required).
Philippines75% pass in High School Diploma from list of top schools or 80% pass in High School Diploma from all other schools.
QatarHigh School certificate and evidence of 1 year of further study - to equate to 13 years of education (to approx A level equivalency). Part study of Vocational Secondary Diploma/Secondary Technical Certificate/Diploma in Technology/Bachelor Degree inc.QABP at 70%.
Russia (+ Chechnya)Attestat with minimum 4.0 or Attestat with minimum 3.0 plus 1 year of successful completion of further studies.
RwandaRwandan Advanced GCSE - 3 subjects 60% (Grade C+).
Saudi Arabia1 year of further study eg. diploma level studies. Diploma provided by Higher Institutes and Technical Colleges. Technical College Certificate (2 years) = BTEC National Certificate. Higher Technical Institute Diploma = BTEC National Diploma. College of Technology Diploma (2 years) = BTEC National Diploma. Higher Diploma = 2 years of Bachelors.
SingaporeSingapore/Cambridge A Levels - see UCAS points for assessment, H1 = AS level UCAS H2 = A levels UCAS, or 1 year completion of study of Polytechnic Diploma / Polytechnic Certificate / Polytechnic Advanced Diploma.
South AfricaSenior Cert with Matriculation Endorsement = Five C's(relevant subjects) or National Senior Certificate = Five subjects grade 5 (relevant subjects).
Sri Lanka

Business IY1:
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) with minimum 1 pass at C and 1 at D/S or 3 at D/S. Maths required at year 11.

Engineering IY1:
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) with minimum 1 pass at C and 1 at D/S or 3 at D/S. Maths required at A Level plus 1 from Physics, Chemistry, Computing, Further Maths, Electronics, Engineering or Engineering Technology.

TaiwanSH3 (65%) or Senior High 3  + 1 year of further study if lower than 65%.
3 year JCD - average 65%.
TanzaniaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate A-E/National Form VI exam/Technical College Certificate/Diploma/Advanced Diploma.
ThailandYear 12 (MAW 6) completion with GPA 2.3 (inc 2.3 in Maths and Science for Engineering IY1)
OR
Completion of 1 year of post-secondary study (university or college).
TurkeyDevlet Lise Diploması (High School Completion) - 55% overall.
UAEHigh School certificate (Tawjihiyya) and evidence of 1 year of further study - to equate to 13 years/approx A level equiv. Part study of Specialist/University Diploma or Associate Degree.
UgandaCambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate/East African Advanced Certificate/
UACE Grades A- E.
UACEGrades A- E.
UkraineCertificate of Complete Secondary Education – with minimum GPA 8/12.
USA

High School Certificate Min GPA 2.00 (grade C-, 70%) plus further year of study (e.g. foundation, 1st year of college)  or further exams such as:
- Advanced Placement Examination (2 APs 2,2)
- ACT 18
- 2 SAT subject tests score 500 each
- SAT reasoning test score 1000

or GED: 600 overall with 150 in 4 subjects including prerequisites.

UzbekistanSecondary School leaving certificate/11th grade graduation with minimum GPA 4.0.
VenezuelaTitulo de Educacion Media General -   4 subjects  min  12/20  + 1 further year.
VietnamCompleted year 12 with GPA 6.5 overall. Lower grades accepted with evidence of further study.
International Qualifications
IB Diploma /Certificate20 points
A/AS levels32 UCAS points (including native language)
Scottish Highers/Adavanced Highers32 UCAS points
BTEC level 3 Diplomamin. 32 UCAS points

You can start your studies with a UKVI approved Secure English Language Test (SELT), or an accepted alternative equivalent assessment, provided you meet 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.

UKVI-approved SELTS include:

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

Alternative tests and qualifications accepted include:

  • Pearson PTE Academic (non-UKVI) / Online
  • IELTS Academic (non-UKVI)
  • LanguageCert International ESOL
  • TOEFL iBT/ Home Edition
  • Cambridge ESOL


  • AS or A-Level English Language and/or Literature (3 years before start of course)
  • O Level English, iGCSE, GCSE: English as a First Language
  • iGCSE: English as a Second Language
  • International Baccalaureate English A: Literature
  • International Baccalaureate English A: Literature and Language
  • International Baccalaureate English Language Syllabus A
  • International Baccalaureate English Language Syllabus B
  • European Baccalaureate (EB) English
  • CBSE
  • ICSE
  • Assam Higher Secondary Education Council
  • Goa (Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Alto-Betim, Goa)
  • Haryana (Board of School Education Haryana)
  • The Jammu & Kashmir Board of School Education
  • Karnataka (Government of Karnataka Department of Pre-University Education)
  • Kerala (Government of Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Examinations)
  • Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education
  • Maharashtra (Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune)
  • Council of Higher Secondary Education Odisha
  • Tamil Nadu (State Board of School Examinations, Tamilnadu)
  • Telegana (Telegana State Board of Internediate Education, Hyderabad)
  • Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh
  • West Bengal (West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education)
  • Andhra Pradesh (Board of Intermediate Education Andhra Pradesh)
  • Gujarat (Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, Gandhinagar)
  • Punjab School Education Board
  • Kenyan High School Certificate
  • Malaysian SPM
  • Nigerian WAEC / NECO
  • Ugandan Advanced Certificate of Education / Certificate of Education

Postgraduate pathway programme entry requirements

Accelerated Pre-Masters Programmes

English requirementsIELTS 5.5 overall (with no less than 5.5 in all sub skills) or equivalent (on iCAS)
SELT equivalents accepted
Subject requirementsRecognised undergraduate degree
Your countryAcademic qualification(s) you need
AfghanistanBachelor of Science (Engineering) degree from Kabul University 70%  or Masters degree 60%.
AlgeriaRecognised first degree: (Licence, Diplome de (Subject area) - professional fields only, Diplome d'Etudes Superieurs, Diplome d'Ingenieur, Diplome d'Architect d'Etat) all 10/20 or Master a cursus de Licence Integree 10/20.
AustraliaSuccessful completion of Bachelor degree.
AzerbaijanRecognised first degree (4/5 years) or a specialist Diploma in a related subject area.
Bangladesh3 Year Bachelor's Degree (Hons): 45% overall
3 Year Bachelor's Degree (Regular Pass): 50% overall
4 Year Bachelor's Dgree (Any): 45% overall
3 Year Diploma: 55% overall (Diploma only accepted if taken after Year 11 or 12 of school) Fazil degree not eligible.
BelarusRecognised first degree, Bakalavr, Specialist Diploma or Russian Diploma (4/5 years – grades 3/4/5).
BoliviaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
BotswanaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
BrazilBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
BruneiBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
BulgariaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
CambodiaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
CameroonBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
CanadaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
China

Full time studies Bachelor's degree (Max 1 year internship accepted): 60%+ overall.
Full time studies Undergraduate Graduation Certificate/Full time studies Junior College Diploma (Max 1 year internship accepted): A/B grades or 60% overall.
Adult Education/Self-taught Education/Top-up with Bachelor's degree recognized by MoE of China: 60% overall.
Adult Education/Self-taught Education with  Junior College Diploma recognized by MoE of China: 70% overall.

(Accepting Higher Education qualifications of 5 years, 2/2.5 years if recognized by MoE as a HE qualification equivalent. Full time studies only.  Accepting  Bachelor's degree/ Junior College Diploma if recognized by MoE of China for Vocational education (including vocational higher education diploma).

ColombiaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
EgyptBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
GambiaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
GeorgiaRecognised first degree, Bakalvr, Specialist Diploma GPA 2.0 (satisfactory).
GhanaRecognised first degree or  HND in related subject area.
Hong KongRecognised first degree (honours/ordinary) or HND/Honours Diploma/Associate Degree/Professional Diploma in a related subject area at 60%.
IndiaBachelor's degree minimum Pass
3 year Diploma 50% if taken after 11 or 12 years of school.
IndonesiaRecognised first degree or a D3/D4 Diploma.
IranSuccessful completion of License/Karashansi degree with grade 10/pass.
IraqBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
ItalyDiploma di Laurea overall grade 70.
JapanRecognised first degree (50%, GPA 2.0/4.0, Associate Degree or 3-year JCD in a related subject area 60%.
Jordan4 Year Bachelor's degree: GPA 2.0/4.0 scale or 2.5/5.0 scale.
KazakhstanRecognised first degree, Bakalavr, Specialist Diploma or Kazakh Diploma (4/5 years).
KenyaRecognised first degree, University Diploma or HND in a related subject area.
KoreaRecognised first degree - Pass grade.
Kuwait4 Year Bachelor's degree with minimum pass.
LaosBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
LebanonBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
LibyaBachelor's Degree minimum pass
Higher Diploma in a related subject: pass.
MacauRecognised first degree (honours/ordinary) GPA 2.0 or HND, Honours Diploma, Associate Degree, Professional Diploma in a related subject Area.
MalaysiaRecognised first degree with minimum pass or Advanced Diploma, Polytechnic Certificate or College Diploma with minimum grade average of 60%.
MexicoBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
MoldovaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
MoroccoRecognised first degree (Licence / Licence d'Études Fondamentales / Licence Professionnelle / Diplôme du Cycle Normal / Diplôme de Doctorat en Pharmacie / Diplôme d'Écoles Nationales de Commerce et de Gestion), lengths of study vary with programme, 10/20.
MongoliaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
MyanmarBachelor's degree minimum 40%.
Nepal3 or more years Bachelor's Degree: 40% overall.
New ZealandBachelor's degree with C- overall, 1 out of 9 GPA scale or 50%.
NigeriaRecognised first degree or HND in related subject area.
Oman4 Year Bachelor's degree: GPA 2.0/4.0 scale or 2.5/5.0 scale.
Pakistan2 Year Bachelor's Degree (Regular Pass) with min 1 year  work experience: 55%.
3 Year Bachelor's Degree (Hons): 45% overall.
3 Year Bachelor's Degree (Regular Pass): 45% overall.
4 Year Bachelor's Degree (Any): 45% overall.
3 Year Diploma: 55% overall (Only accepted if taken after Year 11 or 12 of school) Associate degree not eligible.
PanamaTitulo de Licenciado with minimum Pass.
ParaguayTitulo de Licenciado with minimum Pass.
PeruTitulo de Licenciado with minimum Pass.
PhilippinesBachelors degree with pass grades.
QatarBachelors degree with pass grades.
Russia (+ Chechnya)Recognised first degree, Bakalavar, Specialist Diploma or Kazakh Diploma (4-5 years).
Saudi ArabiaRecognised first degree GPA 2.0/4.0 scale or 2.5/5.0 scale.
SingaporeRecognised first degree or Advanced Diploma in a related subject GPA 2.0.
South AfricaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
SpainBachelors degree (Licenciado) overall grade 5.0.
Sri Lanka3 or more Years Bachelor's Degree: 40% overall.
3 Year Diploma: 55% overall.
HND: with 75% minimum.
SudanBachelor degree: GPA 2.00/4.00 or Third division or 50%.
SyriaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
TaiwanRecognised first degree or recognised higher/advanced diploma in a related subject area. 5 year Junior College Diploma holders (no work experience required).
TanzaniaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
ThailandRecognised first degree minimum pass.
TunisiaRecognised first degrees (Bachelors degree (Licence), 3 years of study / Diplome Nationale d' (Architecture / Ingenieur) / Docteur en (Medecine / Veterinaire) / Maitrise), minimum score 10/20.
TurkeyRecognised first degree (Lisans Diplomasi or Muhendis Diplomasi) GPA of 2.0 from all schools. Or Associate Degree (On- Lisans Diploması) GPA of 3.0.
UAEBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
UgandaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
UKBachelor's degree - Pass level (ordinary degree)
UkraineRecognised first degree, Bakalavr, Junior Specialist Diploma or Ukrainian Diploma (4/5 years) - minimum grades 3/5 or 4/12.
USABachelor's degree minimum Pass.
UzbekistanBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
VenezuelaBachelor's degree minimum Pass.
VietnamBachelor's degree minimum Pass.

You can start your studies with a UKVI approved Secure English Language Test (SELT), or an accepted alternative equivalent assessment, provided you meet 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.

UKVI-approved SELTS include:

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

Alternative tests accepted include:

  • Pearson PTE Academic (non-UKVI) / Online
  • IELTS Academic (non-UKVI)
  • LanguageCert International ESOL
  • TOEFL iBT/ Home Edition
  • Cambridge ESOL


  • AS or A-Level English Language and/or Literature (3 years before start of course)
  • O Level English, iGCSE, GCSE: English as a First Language
  • iGCSE: English as a Second Language
  • International Baccalaureate English A: Literature
  • International Baccalaureate English A: Literature and Language
  • International Baccalaureate English Language Syllabus A
  • International Baccalaureate English Language Syllabus B
  • European Baccalaureate (EB) English
  • CBSE
  • ICSE
  • Assam Higher Secondary Education Council
  • Goa (Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Alto-Betim, Goa)
  • Haryana (Board of School Education Haryana)
  • The Jammu & Kashmir Board of School Education
  • Karnataka (Government of Karnataka Department of Pre-University Education)
  • Kerala (Government of Kerala Board of Higher Secondary Examinations)
  • Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education
  • Maharashtra (Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune)
  • Council of Higher Secondary Education Odisha
  • Tamil Nadu (State Board of School Examinations, Tamilnadu)
  • Telegana (Telegana State Board of Internediate Education, Hyderabad)
  • Board of High School and Intermediate Education Uttar Pradesh
  • West Bengal (West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education)
  • Andhra Pradesh (Board of Intermediate Education Andhra Pradesh)
  • Gujarat (Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board, Gandhinagar)
  • Punjab School Education Board
  • Kenyan High School Certificate
  • Malaysian SPM
  • Nigerian WAEC / NECO
  • Ugandan Advanced Certificate of Education / Certificate of Education

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