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Admission Requirements

English Language Preparation

If you do not meet the English language requirement for direct entry to your chosen pathway, you can receive the required amount of English language tuition to prepare you for successful entry into your chosen programme at a later date. You can start an English language course in October, November, March, July or August. The English language training is conducted by Birmingham City University. Please note that where appropriate (i.e. have obtained the relevant score) BCUIC will continue to exempt the need for IELTS/PTE from students who have taken local examinations in English such as WAEC, CBSE, HKDSE, GCSE, A-level and to exempt students who can demonstrate where they have been taught through the medium of English.

Click here to find out more about pre-sessional English options.

UK English Levels

We have provided this calculator to help establish the entry level for a student based on their current English Certificate.

It asks for the title and date of the test and uses that information to show the available entry levels for UK study.

 

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English language requirements

The language of instruction at BCUIC is English. To gain entry onto an undergraduate or postgraduate pathway, you must be able to demonstrate you have a suitable level of English proficiency.

 

For Foundation or Pre-Master's: 5.5 (minimum 5.5)

For First Year: 6.0 (minimum 5.5)

 

If you have not achieved these scores, you can enrol on one of the Pre-Sessional English courses below.

Course BCUIC Foundation and Pre-Master’s
Exit level: 5.5 (minimum 5.5)
BCUIC First Year
Exit level: 6.0 (minimum 5.5)
Start points

36-week Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes

4.0 (minimum 4.0)

4.0 (minimum 4.0)

September

16-week Pre-Sessional English

4.0 (minimum 4.0)

4.5 (minimum 4.5)

May, September**

10-week Pre-Sessional English

4.5 (minimum 4.5)

5.0 (minimum 4.5)

February, July, October

6-week Pre-Sessional English

5.0 (minimum 5.0)

5.5 (minimum 5.0)

March, July, November

BCUIC and BCU are able to accept a range of other forms of English language qualification. Please click here to see the full list.
**The September 16 week course is subject to final confirmation.

Minimum Academic Entry Requirements

Country / Region Undergraduate Pathway

STAGES

Stage 1 (University Foundation)

Stage 1 (University Foundation leading to MEng; Msci)

Stage 2 First Year Degree in Accounting, Business, Economics & Marketing

Stage 2 First Year Degree (Built Environment, Computing, Engineering & Technology)

Stage 2 First Year Degree (leading to MEng; Msci)

UK education system

5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum grade C average, to entry to all two semester courses.

One semester Business Foundation: 24 UCAS tariff points at a minimum of GCE A/AS level or equivalent

5 GCSE passes or equivalent, with a minimum grade B average; including Mathematics at grade C (grade 4 under the new grading structure)

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level or equivalent

80 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in AS level Mathematics

104 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in A level Mathematics / Physics

Angola

Successful completion of Habitlitacao Literarias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with a minimum of 5 subjects passed, and an overall grade average of 10

Successful completion of Habitlitacao Literarias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with a minimum of 5 subjects passed, and an overall grade average of 14

Successful completion of a Pre-university Certificate or equivalent

Successful completion of Pre-University Certificate / Diploma with overall good grades in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Successful completion of Pre-University Certificate / Diploma with overall good grades in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Armenia

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education Average grade of 10

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education Average grade of 14

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education GPA 5.0 - 6.0 or Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education or Certificate of Unified Examination Average grade of 10

Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education or Certificate of Unified Examination Average grade of 12

Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education with good grades or Certificate of Unified Examination Average grade of 14

Australia

Successful completion of Year 11

Successful completion of Year 11 with a minimum of a C grade average

Successful completion of Year 12 with a minimum 50% pass rate

Successful completion of Year 12 with a minimum 60% pass rate

Successful completion of Year 12 with a minimum 70% pass rate

Belarus

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education GPA 5.0 - 6.0

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education GPA 5.0 - 6.0

Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education

Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education with good grades

Cambodia

Successful completion of Diploma of Upper Secondary with a minimum of 5 passes and an overall grade C average

Successful completion of Diploma of Upper Secondary with a minimum of 5 passes and an overall grade B average

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level or equivalent

80 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in AS level Mathematics

104 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in A level Mathematics / Physics

Canada

Successful completion of Grade 11: 60% average

Successful completion of Grade 11: 70% average

Successful completion of Grade 12: 50% average including at least 2 university subjects

Completion of Grade 12: 60% Minimum Average in relevant subjects including Mathematics and at least 2 university subjects

Completion of Grade 12: 75% Minimum Average in relevant subjects including Mathematics and at least 2 university subjects

China

Successful completion of Senior Middle School Year 2 with a minimum average of 70% or higher, or successful completion of Senior Middle School Year 3 with a minimum average of 60% or higher

One semester Business Foundation:
Successful completion of Senior Middle School 2* with a minimum average of 80% or higher, or successful completion of Senior Middle School 3 with a minimum average of 65% or higher.
Huikao holders can be considered for the accelerated Foundation, where applicable

Successful completion of Senior Middle School Year 2 with a minimum average of 80% or higher, or successful completion of Senior Middle School Year 3 with a minimum average of 70% or higher

Successful completion of Senior Middle School Year 3 with a minimum average of 70%

Completion of Grade 12: 75% Minimum Average in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Completion of Grade 12: 85% Minimum Average in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Colombia

Satisfactory completion in the Bachiller Académico

Satisfactory completion in the Bachiller Académico with grades of Desempeño alto

Successful completion of a Foundation Program

Successful completion of a Foundation Program

Successful completion of a Foundation Program with good grades

Egypt

Satisfactory pass in Certificate of Secondary Education of Al-Azhar

Satisfactory pass in Certificate of Secondary Education of Al-Azhar with a good grade

Certificate of General Secondary Education

Certificate of General Secondary Education with appropriate grades

Certificate of General Secondary Educationwith a 50% pass mark or above & a 50% in mathematics

Georgia

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with good grades

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education GPA 5.0 - 6.0 or Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education (need to check grading system)

Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education

Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education with a very good grade

Ghana

Accounting/Business/Marketing - 2 semester Completion of SSCE (WAEC): minimum of 3 passes at grade D7 plus a minimum of C6 in Mathematics and English

Accounting/Business/Marketing - 1 semester Completion of SSCE (WAEC): minimum of 5 passes and an overall average of C6, or equivalent, including a minimum C6 in English and Mathematics

All other subjects: Completion of SSCE (WAEC/NECO): minimum of 5 passes and an overall average of C6

All of other subjects:

Completion of SSCE (WAEC): minimum of 5 passes and an overall average of B3

Accounting/Business/Marketing: Completion of SSCE (WAEC): minimum of 5 passes and an overall average of B3, or equivalent, including a minimum C6 in English

Diploma with 40% in a related subject

Diploma with 60% from a NARIC listed institution

Gulf Cooperation Council States (Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates)

Completion of Tawjihiyah (60%)

Completion of Tawjihiyah (80%)

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level or equivalent

80 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in AS level Mathematics

96 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in A level Mathematics / Physics

Hong Kong

HKDSE - an average of 40% in Form 5, including English, and including Mathematics where required.

HKDSE Form 4 and 5 average scores of 60% and above overall can be considered for the accelerated One Semester Foundation, where applicable. Students must pass form 4 and 5 overall.

HKDSE Form 4 & 5 with an average of 70% including good mathematics grades

HKDSE - Minimum of 3 passes in academic subjects at Grade 3

HKDSE: Minimum of 3 passes in academic subjects at Grade 3

HKDSE - Minimum of 3 passes in total at Grade 3; and a grade 4 in Mathematics

India

Completion of All India or State Board SSC (X) 50%
One Semester Business Foundation:
Completion of All India or State Board SSC (XII): Grade average 40%

Completion of All India or State Board SSC (X) 60% including good mathematics grades

Completion of XII with a minimum grade of 40%

Completion of All India or State Board HSC (XII): 50% or higher in in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Completion of All India or State Board HSC (XII): 60% or higher in in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Indonesia

Completion of SMU II with an average score of 56 in 5 academic subjects

Completion of SMA III with GPA 71% and above in 4 academic subjects, including 65 in 5 academic subjects in SMU II

Completion of SMA III with GPA 65% and above in 4 academic subjects, including 65 in 5 academic subjects in SMU II

Completion of Post School Diploma at minimum Grade 2/3 with good grades in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Completion of Post School Diploma at minimum Grade 2/3 with very good grades in relevant subjects including Mathematics

International Baccalaureate

Certificate: 8 points at Standard Level OR IB Middle Year Programme with good grades

Certificate: 10 points at Standard Level including Maths

Certificate: 15 at Standard Level Diploma: 8 Points at Higher Level

Diploma: 10 points at Higher Level

Diploma: 12 points at Higher Level

Iran

Year 3 High School Diploma: Pass overall

Year 3 High School Diploma: Good grades, including mathematics

Year 4 High School Diploma: Pass overall

Completion of High School Diploma (4 years) with overall grade of 14 in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Completion of High School Diploma (4 years) with overall grade of 16 in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Jamaica

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate  - C grade average in at least 5 subjects 5 subjects with Grades I - III

Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate  - B grade average in at least 5 subjects 5 subjects with Grades I - III

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) - D grade average 48 UCAS tariff points (minimum of 2 Unit 2 subjects with grade IV)

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) - C grade average 80 UCAS tariff points (minimum of 3 Unit 2 subjects with grades III,IV,IV)

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) - B grade average 104 UCAS tariff points (minimum of 3 Unit 2 subjects with grades II,III,III)

Japan

Upper secondary school leaving diploma

Upper secondary school leaving diploma with good grades (including Mathematics)

associate degree; certificate/diploma from vocational training college or from junior college

Completion of Post School Diploma with good grades in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Completion of Post School Diploma with very good grades in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Jordan

Completion of Tawjihiyah (Secondary School Certificate in University Preparation) 60%

Completion of Tawjihiyah (Secondary School Certificate in University Preparation) 80%

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level or equivalent

80 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in AS level Mathematics

96 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in A level Mathematics / Physics

Kenya

Successful completion of KCSE with a minimum of 5 passes and an overall grade C average

Successful completion of KCSE with a minimum of 5 passes and an overall grade B average

Diploma with 40%

Diploma with 45% with good Mathematics grades

Diploma with 55% with good Mathematics grades

South Korea

High School Graduation (Year 12) Average Rank 6 OR High School 2nd Year Average Rank 4

High School Graduation (Year 12) Average Rank 5 OR High School 2nd Year Average Rank 3

High School Graduation (Year 12) Average Rank 4 OR the completion of 1st year at a junior college or university.

High School Diploma from a Vocational High School with good grades or Junior College Diploma / Associate degree in relevant subjects including Mathematics

High School Diploma from a Vocational High School with good grades or Junior College Diploma / Associate degree in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Kyrgyzstan

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with good grades

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education GPA 3.5 - 4.0

Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education

Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education with good grades

Laos

Successful completion of Baccalaureate with a minimum of Grade C average overall

Successful completion of Baccalaureate with a minimum of Grade B average overall

Successful completion of Baccalaureate with 'B/C' average in Academic Subjects or TVE Diploma (Middle Diploma) with minimum of 5 in academic subjects

80 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in AS level Mathematics or TVE Diploma (Middle Diploma) with overall score of 6 and minimum of 5 in each academic subjects

96 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in A level Mathematics / Physics or TVE Diploma (Middle Diploma) with overall score of 7 and minimum of 5 in each academic subjects

Lebanon

General Secondary Certificate (Baccalauréat Libanais) - 5 subject passes at Grade 11 including Maths and English (French system)

Successful completion of General Secondary Certificate (Baccalauréat Libanais) - with grade 11 overall

Successful completion of General Secondary Certificate (Baccalauréat Libanais) - with Grade 14 overall

Baccalauréat Technique with Grade 14

Baccalauréat Technique with Grade 16

Macau

As per China or Hong Kong depending on system of education studied

As per UK, China or Hong Kong depending on equivalent system of education studied

As per China or Hong Kong depending on system of education studied

As per UK, China or Hong Kong depending on equivalent system of education studied

As per UK, China or Hong Kong depending on equivalent system of education studied

Malawi

Successful completion of MSCE

Successful completion of MSCE with a grade B average

Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate or Malawi Polytechnic Diploma

Completion of COHSC with good grades or an equivalent National Diploma in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Completion of COHSC with very good grades or an equivalent National Diploma in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Malaysia

Successful Completion of SPM/UEC with Grade D or equivalent
or
SPM forecast results accepted with Grade C (including Maths for relevant courses)
UEC — Pass
One Semester Business Foundation:
STPM - Overall Pass, SPM 5 passes at grades 1-3, UEC Minimum 2 passes at grade B

Successful Completion of SPMwith Grade B or equivalent
or
SPM forecast results accepted with Grade B (including Maths for relevant courses)

STPM: 2 passes with a minimum Grade D
UEC - 4 Bs

STPM: 3 passes with minimum grades CDD in relevant subject (Science/Technology)

STPM: 3 passes with minimum grades CCC in relevant subject (Science/Technology)

Mexico

Successful completion of Year 12

       

Republic of Moldova

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

 

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education GPA 5.0 - 6.0

Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education

 

Mongolia

Successful completion of Secondary Education and High School graduation

 

Successful completion of Foundation programme or equivalent

220 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in GCSE level Mathematics

 

Morocco

Successful completion of Secondary School Diploma

 

Successful completion of a foundation programme or equivalent

Successful completion of a foundation programme or equivalent

 

Myanmar

Completion of basic Education High School Examination Matriculation: pass overall

 

Associate degree/Diploma

220 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in GCSE level Mathematics

 

Nigeria

Accounting/Business/Marketing - 2 semester Completion of SSCE (WAEC): minimum of 3 passes at grade D7 plus a minimum of C6 in Mathematics and English

Accounting/Business/Marketing - 1 semester Completion of SSCE (WAEC): minimum of 5 passes and an overall average of C6, or equivalent, including a minimum C6 in English and Mathematics

All other subjects: Completion of SSCE (WAEC/NECO): minimum of 5 passes and an overall average of C6

Completion of SSCE (WAEC): minimum of 5 passes and an overall average of B3

Accounting/Business/Marketing: Completion of SSCE (WAEC): minimum of 5 passes and an overall average of B3, or equivalent, including a minimum C6 in English

Diploma with 40% in a related subject

Diploma with 60% from a NARIC listed institution

Pakistan

SSC with 50% minimum overall score

SSC with 70% minimum overall score

HSC with 50% minimum overall

Completion of the two year Bachelors degree with good grades in a related subject

Completion of the two year Bachelors Degree with good grades in a related subject OR 104 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in A level Mathematics / Physics

Russia

Completion of Atestat

Completion of Atestat GPA 3.5

Completion of Atestat: GPA 3.5

Completion of Unified State Exam

Completion of Unified State Exam

Singapore

5 passes at GCE O Level with an overall minimum average of C

5 passes at GCE O Level with an overall minimum average of B

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level or equivalent

80 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in AS level Mathematics

96 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in A level Mathematics / Physics

South Africa

National Senior Certificate Pass OR Successful completion of year 11 senior certificate

National Senior Certificate with grade 3 or above (including Mathematics)

National Senior Certificate with a 4 grade

Completion of National Senior Certificate, with an overall grade of 4 or above including Mathematics

Completion of National Senior Certificate, with an overall grade of 5 or above including Mathematics

South America

Satisfactory completion in the Bachillerato

Satisfactory completion in the Bachillerato with good grades

Successful completion of a Foundation Programme

80 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in AS level Mathematics

104 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in A level Mathematics / Physics

Sri Lanka

5 O-level passes or equivalent, with a minimum grade C average overall

5 O-level passes or equivalent, with a minimum grade B average overall

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level or equivalent

80 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in AS level Mathematics

104 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in A level Mathematics / Physics

Taiwan

Completion of Senior Middle Year 2 with a minimum average of 60%

Completion of Senior Middle Year 2 with a minimum average of 70%

Successful completion of Senior High School Certificate (Year 3) with 60% average

Successful completion of Senior High School Certificate (Year 3) with 65% average including a 65% in Mathematics

Successful completion of Senior High School Certificate (Year 3) with 75% average including a 75% in Mathematics

Tanzania

5 O-level passes or equivalent, with a minimum grade C average overall

5 O-level passes or equivalent, with a minimum grade B average overall

East African Advanced Certificate of Education Pass

East African Advanced Certificate of Education with a grade D including Mathematics

East African Advanced Certificate of Education with a grade C including Mathematics at grade C

Tajikistan

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with a GPA of 5.0 including Mathematics

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education GPA 5.0 - 6.0 or Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education Average grade of 10

Diploma of Completed Specialised Secondary Education with good grades in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Diploma of Completed Specialised Secondary Education with very good grades in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Thailand

Successful completion of Maw 6 with a minimum average of 50% or Matayom 5 with a 60%

Successful completion of Maw 6 with a minimum average of 60% including mathematics

Successful completion of Maw 6 with minimum average of 65% or above

Diploma in Vocational Education / Higher Certificate (Technician Level) with merit

Diploma in Vocational Education / Higher Certificate (Technician Level) with distinction (including good mathematics grades)

Turkey

Successful completion of Lise Deplomasi (High School Certificate)

Successful completion of Lise Deplomasi (High School Certificate)

Devlet Teknik Lise Diplomasi/ Lise Diplomasi/ On-Lisans Diplomasi: Grade 3 (50%) or above

4 Year high School Technical Diploma: Devlet Teknik Lise Diplomasi, with 60% in relevant subjects including Mathematics

4 Year high School Technical Diploma: Devlet Teknik Lise Diplomasi, with 70% in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Turkmenistan

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education minimum Grade 4

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education GPA 5.0 - 6.0

Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education Grade 3.2

Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education Grade 3.5

Uganda

Ugandan Certificate of Education - Grade 6 average or above

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with a grade 5 average

Ugandan Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with grades 1 - 6

Ugandan Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with grades 1 - 6 including Mathematics

Ugandan Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with grades 1 - 4 including Mathematics

Ukraine

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education GPA 6.0

Certificate of Independent External Examination

Certificate of Independent External Examination

Certificate of Independent External Examination

USA Education System

Successful completion of High School Diploma

Successful completion of High School Diploma with good maths grades

Successful completion of High School Diploma with GPA of 2.5

Successful completion of High School Diploma with GPA of 2.5 plus: A minimum of 3 SAT Subject tests (minimum of 350 per test) including Mathematics

Successful completion of High School Diploma with GPA of 2.5 plus: A minimum of 3 SAT Subject tests (minimum of 400 per test) including Mathematics

Uzbekistan

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education GPA 5.0

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education GPA 5.0 - 6.0 or Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education

Diploma of Completed Specialised Secondary Education with good grades in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Diploma of Completed Specialised Secondary Education with very good grades in relevant subjects including Mathematics

Vietnam

Successful completion of Year 11 with an average GPA of 7.5 (Computing/Engineering/Health pathways)

Successful completion of Year 11 with an average GPA of 6.5 (Art/Business/Law pathways)

Succesful completion of Year 11 with an average GPA of 8.5

Year 12 GPA 6.5

Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma after year 12 with a minimum of GPA 7.0

Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma after year 12 with a minimum of GPA 8.0

Zambia

Zambian General Certificate of Education with 5 Passes with a Credit Average (Grade 6 average)

Zambian General Certificate of Education with 5 Passes with a Merit Average (Grade 4 average)

48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level or equivalent

80 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in AS level Mathematics

104 UCAS tariff points at A/AS level with a minimum Grade C in A level Mathematics / Physics

Zimbabwe

5 passes and an overall grade C average in Zimsec O Level/Cambridge School Certificate (CSC) or Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC)/GCE O Levels

5 passes and an overall grade B average in Zimsec O Level/Cambridge School Certificate (CSC) or Cambridge Overseas School Certificate (COSC)/GCE O Levels

A-levels with at least two subjects at Grade D

A-levels with at least three subjects at grades CDD Including Mathematics at AS level

A-levels with at least three subjects at grades BCC Including Mathematics at A-level

Country / Region Postgraduate Pathway

STAGES

Stage 1 Pre-Masters (2 semester in Art Management, Built Environment, Business, Computing, Engineering Management, Law & Media)

Stage 1 Pre-Masters (1 semester in Art Management, Built Environment, Business, Computing, Engineering Management, Law)

Stage 1 Pre-Masters (2 or 3 semester in Art, Architecture, Design, Fashion & Jewellery) - students joining the 2 semester Pre-Masters must have a portfolio of work

UK education system

Minimum of a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent

UK Bachelors degree - Pass

Minimum of a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent

Angola

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Armenia

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Australia

Associate Degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Associate Degree - Pass

Azerbaijan

N/A

Bakalavr Diplomu (Bachelor degree)/ Diplomu (Specialist Diploma) - Pass

Bakalavr Diplomu (Bachelor degree)/ Diplomu (Specialist Diploma) - Pass

Bangladesh

Successful completion of a 4 year Bachelor’s degree

N/A

Successful completion of a 4 year Bachelor’s degree

Belarus

N/A

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Botswana

Bachelors degree - 4 years - pass

Bachelors degree - 5 years

Bachelors degree - 4 years - pass

Brazil

N/A

Título de Bacharel or Título de Licenciado/a

Título de Bacharel or Título de Licenciado/a

Brunei

N/A

Bachelor (Ordinary) Degree

Bachelor (Ordinary) Degree

Cambodia

Bachelors degree - Pass

 

Bachelors degree - Pass

Cameroon

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Canada

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

China

Succesful completion of the Dazhaun

Bachelors degree - Pass

Succesful completion of the Dazhaun (A student with a Dazhaun can only join the 3 semester course)

Colombia

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Egypt

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Georgia

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Bachelors degree - Pass

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Ghana

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Gulf Cooperation Council States (Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates)

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Hong Kong

Associate Degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - (Ordinary)

Associate Degree - Pass

India

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Indonesia

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Iran

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Jamaica

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Japan

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Jordan

N/A

Bachelor Degree from a recognised university with minimum grade Pass

Bachelor Degree from a recognised university with minimum grade Pass

Kenya

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Korea

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Kyrgyzstan

N/A

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Laos

Bachelors degree - Pass

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Macau

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Malawi

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass in Engineering / Law

Bachelors degree - Pass

Malaysia

Advanced Diploma (level 5)

Bachelors degree - Pass

Advanced Diploma (level 5)

Mexico

N/A

Bachelors degree - Pass

Bachelors degree - Pass

Republic of Moldova

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

N/A

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Mongolia

An overseas qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND) in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent

N/A

An overseas qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND) in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent

Morocco

N/A

(Diplôme d'Écoles Nationales de Commerce et de Gestion)/ Licence / Licence d'Études Fondamentales / Licence Professionnelle) / (Diplôme d'Ingénieur d'État)/(Diplôme du Cycle Normal)

(Diplôme d'Écoles Nationales de Commerce et de Gestion)/ Licence / Licence d'Études Fondamentales / Licence Professionnelle) / (Diplôme d'Ingénieur d'État)/(Diplôme du Cycle Normal)

Myanmar

Bachelor (Honours) degree - Pass

N/A

Bachelor (Honours) degree - Pass

Nigeria

Post-Higher National Diploma (Post-HND) - awarded by the National Board of Technical Education

Bachelors degree - Pass

Post-Higher National Diploma (Post-HND) - awarded by the National Board of Technical Education

Pakistan

N/A

Bachelor Degree - minimum of 4 years

Bachelor Degree - minimum of 4 years

Russia

N/A

Bachelor Degree - pass OR Specialist Diploma - Pass

Bachelor Degree - pass OR Specialist Diploma - Pass

Singapore

N/A

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Bachelors Degree - Pass

South Africa

An overseas qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND) in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent

Bachelors Degree - Pass

An overseas qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND) in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent

Sri Lanka

An overseas qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND) in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent

Bachelors Degree - Pass

An overseas qualification equivalent to a minimum of UK Higher National Diploma (HND) in a relevant subject area where appropriate, and a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.3 on the 4.0 scale, or equivalent

Taiwan

N/A

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Tanzania

N/A

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Tajikistan

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Thailand

Higher Diploma

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Higher Diploma

Turkey

N/A

Lisans Diplomasi with pass overall

Lisans Diplomasi with pass overall

Turkmenistan

N/A

Ýokary bilim hakynda ┼čahadatnama - Pass

Ýokary bilim hakynda ┼čahadatnama - Pass

Uganda

N/A

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Ukraine

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

USA Education System

N/A

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Uzbekistan

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

Vietnam

N/A

Bachelor Degree with pass overall

Bachelor Degree with pass overall

Zambia

N/A

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Zimbabwe

N/A

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Bachelors Degree - Pass

Notes:

Students entering Business degrees at Stage 2 (First Year Degree) must also have Mathematics qualifications (GCSE Grade C or equivalent).

Students entering University Foundation in Technology, Engineering and the Built Environment must have Mathematics qualifications at GCSE-level or equivalent. Those entering the Engineering stream must also have a GCSE-level or equivalent pass in a Science-related subject.

Students entering the two-semester Art and Design Foundation must produce a portfolio. Students without an academic qualification in Art and Design must also submit a portfolio.

Students entering Pre-master's for the Construction Project Management degree must have an equivalent qualification in surveying, civil engineering, real estate or any other construction subjects - or relevant work experience.

Students joining the MSc Accounting and Finance need an undergraduate qualification in Accounting and Finance OR a Business-related qualification with SIGNIFICANT Accounting-related content.

All Engineering courses require Maths at A-level equivalence with a minimum of Grade C.

All other Computing, Engineering and Built Environment courses require Maths at minimum GCSE-level with the equivalence of Grade C.

MEng or MSci offers can only be made if the student has successfully completed Mathamatics. If the student has taken Physics they must have also passed this.

Students entering Pre-master's for Environmental Surveying must have an equivalent qualification in surveying, civil engineering, real estate or another related subject.

 

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