Non-UK qualifications

Non-UK qualifications

If you do not have UK qualifications, we will consider equivalent qualifications from your home country for entry onto our Foundation, Bachelor’s and Master’s courses. Please click on the name of the country you are from to see the list of accepted qualifications (including English language qualifications) for each level of course. Each application we receive is considered individually and therefore these qualifications are provided as a guide.

As well as academic qualifications, some of our courses require a portfolio of work. You can find out more about specific course entry requirements on our individual course pages. If you are not sure if you have the necessary qualifications for your course, or your country isn't listed, please get in touch with our Admissions team – you will find our contact details at the bottom of this page.

Europe entry qualifications

  • Albania

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Albanian Diplomë e Maturës Shtetërore (Diploma of State Matura) with 7/10 or better.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a transcript showing successful completion of year 1 of a Bachelor's degree, with an average grade of 7/10 or better, from a recognised Albanian university.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have: 

    • Bachelor's degree (Diplomë e Nivelit të Pare) with 8/10 or better from a recognised Albanian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Austria

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Reife und Diplomprufung/Matura OR Reifeprufung/Matura with minimum grade 2.2. 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 2.9 (Gut) (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Austrian University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Matura/Reifeprufung accepted - you must attain a 2 (gut) in both written and oral exams.
  • Belarus

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Атэстат аб агульнай сярэдняй адукацыi (Certificate of General Secondary Education) with a score of 7/10 overall

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Diploma of Specialised Secondary Education with 5/10
    • A transcript showing year 1 completion from a recognised university with 5/10

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Дыплом бакалаўра (Bachelor degree), Дыплом cпецыяліста (Specialist Diploma) after 5 years of study or Дыплом магiстра (Master's degree) with 7/10

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Belgium

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Belgian Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire du Deuxieme Degre with a minimum overall mark of 14.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 14/70% (Avec distinction/met onderscheiding) (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Belgium University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Attain a mark of 8/80% / grote onderscheiding / grande distinction in English as part of the Getuigschrift Van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs or Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Superieur qualification.
  • Bulgaria

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bulgarian Diploma za sredno spezialno obrazovanie obtaining minimum overall Grade 5.2 or above.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 4.5/5.0 (Mnogo Dobur) (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Bulgarian University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Bulgarian English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Cyprus

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Greek Cypriot Apolytirion or Devlet Lise Diplomasi with a minimum grade of 18 (or 19 for BA Architecture)
    • Turkish-Cypriot Devlet Lise Diplomasi with an average grade of 70%.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 7.5 (10 grading system) or 3.50 (4 grading system) (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Cypriot University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Cypriot English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Croatia

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Croatian Svjedodzba o Maturi (Matura Certificate) with a minimum mark of 3.8.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 4 (Vrlo dobar) (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Croatian University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Croatian English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Czech Republic

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Czech Maturitni Zkouska/Maturita OR Vysvedceni o maturitni zkousce (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with a minimum of 2.2 overall.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of Velmi Dobre (1.5 or 2 when awarded before 2004) (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Czech Republic University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Czech English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.

     

  • Denmark

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Danish Studentereksamenor Hojere Forberedelseseksamenor Hojere Handelseksamen (HHX) / Hojere Teknisk Eksamen with minimum overall score 7 (if studying on 7 point scale) or 9 (if studying on 13 point scale). 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 10  (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Danish University. 

    English Language requirements:

    • Attain a mark of 7 in English (levels A or B) as part of the Studentereksamen/ Hojere Forbesedels-Eksamen qualification.
  • Estonia

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Estonian Gumnaasiumi loputunnistus (Secondary School Certificate) with a minimum overall score of 70% or 3 (Good). A minimum overall score of 80% or 4 (Very Good) is required for BA Architecture.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree with satisfactory grades from a recognised Estonian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Estonian English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Finland

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Finnish Ylioppilastutkinto Studentexamen with Grade C / 4 (Cum laude approbatur) or above. 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 4 (1-5 grading system) or 2 (from 1-3 grading system) from a recognised Finnish University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Attain a mark of 5 (magna cum laude approbatur) in English as part of the Ylioppilastutkinto / Studentexamen qualification.
  • France

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • French Baccalaureate or French Option Internationale du Baccalaureat (OIB) with 10 points overall or above. 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 13.00 (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised French University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Minimum score of 14 in the English component of your French Baccalaureate or French Option Internationale du Baccalaureat.
  • Germany

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • German Abitur with an overall grade of 2.2 or above, except for BA Architecture which requires an overall grade of 2.0 or above.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 2.30 (or Sehr Gut*, Gut if studied before 2002) (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised German University.

    English Language requirements:

    • An English subject grade of 10 or above in your Abitur.
  • Greece

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Greek Apolytirion of Geniko Lykeio with a minimum grade of 18. For BA Architecture, we require an minimum grade of 19.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 7.0 (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Greek University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Greek English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Hungary

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Hungarian Erettsegi/Matura qualification with a grade of 3 or above. 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 4 (equivalent to UK 2.1)from a recognised Hungarian University.

    English Language requirements:

    • A minimum grade of 4 in English on the Erettsegi / Matura.
  • Iceland

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • a transcript showing 12 years of completed school study in Iceland (with a grade of 5.0 or better in the English component).

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Icelandic Studentsprof with a score of 7.0 or better (with a grade of 5.0 or better in the English component).

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree with average GPA 7.25 or better from a recognised Icelandic university.

    English Language requirements:

    • We require a grade of 5.0 or better in the English component of your Studentsprof.
  • Ireland

    For our Bachelor's level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Irish Leaving Cert (Higher Level) with at least 3 Higher level subjects, equating to 64 UCAS points for a 4 year Bachelor's course
    • Irish Leaving Cert (Higher Level) with at least 5 Higher level subjects, equating to 112 UCAS points for a 3 year Bachelor's course.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with minimum 2.1 classificatiion from a recognised Irish university.

    English Language requirements:

    • A-C / A1-C3 of the Leaving Certificate at Ordinary/Standard level.
  • Italy

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Italian Esame di Stato with a grade of 75 or above.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 104 (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Italian University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Italian English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required. 
  • Kosovo

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Diplomë për Kryerjen e Shkollës së Mesme të Lartë/ Matura (High School Diploma from Kosovo) with a score of 2 or higher.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a transcript showing successful completion of year 1 of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Kosovan university, with average grade of 8/10

     For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    •  Bachelor's degree with average grade 9/10 from a recognised Kosovan university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Latvia

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Latvian Atestats certificate with a minimum overall grade of C (6 point system) or point 7 (10 point system).

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 8 (equivalent to UK 2.1)from a recognised Latvian University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Latvian English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Lithuania

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Lithuanian Brandos Atestatas achieving an overall score of 80 / 8. 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 8 (10 point system) or 4 (from 5 point system)  (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Lithuanian University.

    English Language requirements:

    • English Language with grade of 8 in Lithuanian Brandos Atestatas.

  • Luxembourg

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Luxembourgish Diplôme de Fin d'Études Secondaires with minimum overall score of 35. 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 16 (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Luxembourg University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Luxembourgish English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Macedonia

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Диплома за положен завршен испит (Secondary School Leaving Diploma) with an overall score of at least 3.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Диплома за положен завршен испит (Secondary School Leaving Diploma) with an overall score of at least 3.5

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Дипломирани / Diplomirani or Дипломиран / Баццалауреус / Баццалауреа (Bachelor degree) - obtained after four to six years of study with a score of 9/10

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Malta

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Maltese Advanced Matriculation or Matriculation Certificate with a minimum overall grade of C. 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    •  Bachelor Honours degree with minimum 2.1 classificatiion from a recognised Maltese university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Maltese English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Moldova

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Moldovan Diploma de Bacalaureat obtaining an overall final average grade of 8 or above.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 9 (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Moldovian University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Moldovan English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Netherlands

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Dutch Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) (Gymnasium A/B and Atheneum A/B) Diploma, with a minimum score of 7. 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 6.5/7 (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Dutch University.

    English Language requirements:

    • English component of the VWO with a minimum score of 8.
  • Norway

    For our Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Norwegian Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole with average score 2, including a score of at least 4 in English.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Norwegian Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole with average score 3, including a score of at least 4 in English.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree with B or C from a recognised Norwegian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • We require a score of at least 4 in the English component of your Vitnemål. (if your English score is lower than 4 then we will require you to take an IELTS test and achieve satisfactory scores)
  • Poland

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Polish Maturity Exam (Egzamin dojrzalosci) with a minimum mark of 65% overall. 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 4.5/4+ (equivalent to UK 2.1) from a recognised Polish University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Minimum 70% in the English component of the Polish Matura.
  • Portugal

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Portuguese Certificado de Estudos Secundarios with an overall score of 16 or above.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 14 from Licenciado or 16 from Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados (equivalent to UK 2.1) from recognised Portuguese University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Portuguese English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Romania

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Romanian Diploma de Bacalaureat obtaining an overall final average grade of 8 or above.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 9 (equivalent to UK 2.1) from recognised Romanian University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Romanian English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Russia

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Attestat o Sredniem Obshchem Obrazovanii with overall grade of 4 or better, and Certificate of Unified State Examination.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree (Bakalavr or Specialised Diploma) from a recognised Russian university with CGPA 3.8.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree (Bakalavr or Specialised Diploma) from a recognised Russian university with CGPA 4.3.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Serbia

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Diploma of Completed Final Examination, Secondary School Leaving Diploma or Diploma of Completed Secondary Education, with 2.5.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Diploma of Completed Final Examination, Secondary School Leaving Diploma or Diploma of Completed Secondary Education with a score of 3.8 or better.
    • Diploma of Higher Education.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree or Advanced Diploma of Higher Education from a recognised Serbian university with 8.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Slovenia

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Slovenian Matura (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with a minimum overall grade of 4 or above.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 8.5 (equivalent to UK 2.1) from recognised Slovenian University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Slovenian English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Spain

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Spanish Titulo de Bachiller achieving an average mark of 7.5 or above.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of 7 (equivalent to UK 2.1) from recognised Spanish University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Spanish English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Slovakia

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Slovakian Maturitna skuska / Maturita or a Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej Skuske with a minimum overall score of 2.2.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a minimum overall score of Vel'mi dobre/1.5/B (equivalent to UK 2.1) from recognised Slovakian University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Slovakian English language qualifications not accepted - IELTS 6.0 overall (or TOEFL 80/Pearson 56) required.
  • Sweden

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Swedish Avgangsbetyg / Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskola with a minimum overall grade of G (Pass). 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor Honours degree with a score of 90 out of 120  (equivalent to UK 2.1) from recognised Swedish University.

    English Language requirements:

    • Grades MVG – VG, A-C or 5-3 on the English component of the Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskola.
  • Switzerland

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Satisfactory passes in your Swiss Certificat de Maturité, Maturitätszeugnis, Attestato di Maturità or equivalent school qualification.

    For our Bachelor's and Foundation level courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Certificat de Maturité / Certificat de Maturité Cantonal reconnu par la Confédération with a minimum overall score 4/6
    • Eidgenössisch anerkanntes kantonales Maturitätszeugnis / Maturitätsausweis with a minimum overall score 4/6
    • Attestato di Maturità / Attestato di Maturità Cantonale riconosciuto dalla Confederazione with a minimum overall score 4/6.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Swiss university with a score 5.

    English Language requirements:

    • We require a mark of at least 5 in the English component of your Swiss Certificat de Maturité, Maturitätszeugnis, Attestato di Maturità or equivalent school qualification.
  • Turkey

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Turkish Devlet Lise Diplomasi or Lise Bitirme Diplomasi with 50/100 or 2.5/5.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Devlet Lise Diplomasi, Lise Bitirme Diplomasi, or Anadolu Lisesi with 70/100 or 4/5.
    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Turkish university with 2.5/4.0.
    • Ön-Lisans Diplomasi (Associate degree)

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree from a recognised Turkish university with 2.8/4.0.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Ukraine

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Ukrainian Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education showing 12 years of completed school study with 6/12 or 3/5.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of Bachelor Degree or Specialist Diploma from a recognised Ukrainian university, with GPA 4.0/5.0.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree/Specialist Diploma awarded after/including 2008 with GPA 4.5/5.0.
    • Master's degree awarded up to 2005 from a recognised Ukrainian university with GPA 4.5/5.0.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

Asia entry qualifications

  • Bahrain

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Bahraini Tawjahiya / Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama (General Secondary Education Certificate) with an average  grade of 70%.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following: 

    • two year Associate Degree or Diploma with a CGPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale) or C or better, from a recognised Bahraini institution
    • a transcript showing successful completion of two years of study on a Bachelor's degree with a CGPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale) or C or better, from a recognised Bahraini university.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have: 

    • Bachelor's degree awarded after 4 or more years of study, with a CGPA of 3.0/4.0 or better, from a recognised Bahraini university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

     

  • Bangladesh

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Bangladeshi Higher Secondary Certificate, showing 12 years of completed school study, with 3.0 out of 5.0 or better

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Bachelor's degree of two or more years of study from a recognised Bangladeshi university.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Bachelor degree from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, with GPA 3.5
    • Master's degree following a three or four year Bachelor's degree, both from a recognised Bangladeshi university, with 60% overall score

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

     

  • Bhutan

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate (BHSEC) with a minimum of 50%

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bhutan Higher Secondary Education Certificate (BHSEC), plus successful completion of one year from a recognised Bhutan university

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Students from Bhutan universities may be considered on a case by case basis

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • China

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Chinese Senior School graduation with 12 years of completed school study, with an average of 65% or above.
    • Pre Foundation course at Guildford College Training School (China).

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Chinese Senior School graduation with 12 years of completed school study, plus a recognised Foundation course
    • A transcript showing successful completion of one year of university study at a recognised Chinese university with average of 70%

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree with 80% average grade from a recognised Chinese university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

     

  • Hong Kong

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • a minimum of 32 new UCAS tariff points from your Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • between 64 and 128 new UCAS tariff points from your Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education, depending on the Bachelor's course you apply for.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree with GPA 3.0 or better from a recognised Hong Kong university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

     

  • India

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Indian HSC/Standard XII with an overall average of 50% or higher (all boards including CBSE and CISCE).

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following: 

    • Indian HSC/Standard XII with an overall average of 60% or higher (all boards including CBSE and CISCE).
    • A transcript showing successful completion of Year 1 of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Indian university.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have: 

    • Bachelor's degree with 2:1 or 6.0/10.0 GPA from a recognised Indian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Indonesia

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Indonesian SMA – MA / STTB - SMA with grade 6 or better.
    • Indonesian D1 Diploma

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following: 

    • Indonesian D4/D3 Diploma
    • Indonesian D2 Diploma
    • a transcript showing successful completion of year 1 of a Bachelor's degree (Strata 1) from a recognised Indonesian university with overall GPA 2.75

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have: 

    • Bachelor's degree with overall GPA 3.0 or higher from a recognised Indonesian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Iran

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Iranian High School Diploma (four years) with an overall grade of 14 or above.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have: 

    • Iranian High School Diploma 12 or above and a Pre-University Certificate (Peeshdaneshgahe) with marks of 14 or above.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have: 

    • Bachelor's degree with minimum grade of 15 from a recognised Iranian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Iraq

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Certificate of Preparatory Education/ Secondary School Certificate (also known as Sixth Form Baccalaureate) with an overall grade of 65% or more

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Diploma of Technician (Technical Diploma) with 65% or more
    • Completed one year at a recognised Iraqi university with an average score of 60%

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • A Bachelor degree from a recognised Iraqi university with at least 75/100

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Israel

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Israeli Bagrut (Matriculation Certificate) with an average score of 5 or higher.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Israeli Bagrut (Matriculation Certificate) with an average score of 7 or higher.

     For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree of three or more years of study from a recognised Israeli university, with average score of 80%

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Japan

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • 12 completed years of Japanese High School (Upper Secondary Leaving Certificate) with average grade of 3.0/5.0 or higher

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Japanese Associate degree 
    • a transcript showing successful completion of year 1 of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Japanese university with average score of 70%

     For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree with grade B or 75% average from a recognised Japanese university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

     

  • Jordan

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Tawjihi (secondary school certificate) with a minimum of 65%

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Community College Diploma/Associate Degree 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • A Bachelor degree from a recognised Jordanian university with at least 3.0 /B /Very good

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Kuwait

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Pass Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama (General Secondary Education Certificate) with 60% overall

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Diploma/Certificate from PAEET College

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • A Bachelor degree from a recognised Kuwaiti university with B /3.0 /Very good

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Lebanon

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • your Lebanese Baccalauréat General or Baccalauréat Technique with score 12/20 or 60%

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Lebanese Diplôme de Technicien Supérieur or Diplôme Universitaire de Technologie

     For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree, Licence or Maîtrise with overall score of 80%  from a recognised Lebanese university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Malaysia

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Malaysian Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Senior Middle Level with grades A1-C7.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • three Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM/Malaysia Higher School Certificate) qualifications with grades A-C
    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Malaysian university with GPA 2.7.
    • Malaysian Diploma
    • Malaysian Advanced Diploma

     For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Malaysian university with Class 2 Division I or GPA 3.0.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Mongolia

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Бурэн дунд боловсролын унэмлэх (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education) with at least 70%/C

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Successful completion of one year at a Mongolian university with at least 70% 

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Диплом Специалиста (Specialist Diploma), Бакалавр (Bachelor degree) or Магистр (Master's degree) with B/ 80-89%

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Pakistan

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Pakistani Intermediate/Higher Education Secondary School Examination, showing 12 years of completed school study, with 60%.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Associate Degree from a recognised Pakistani university with 55% or GPA 2.5.
    • a transcript showing successful completion of two or three year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognisedfrom a recognised Pakistani university with 55% or GPA 2.5.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a Bachelor's degree (4 year) with 65% or GPA 3.5 from a recognised Pakistani university.
    • a Master's degree (following a 2 or 3 year Bachelor degree) with 65% or GPA 3.5 from a recognised Pakistani university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Palestine

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • General Secondary Education Certificate (شهادة الثانوية العامة ) 'Shahadat Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama' with at least 60%.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a transcript showing a successful completion of one year of Bachelor's degree from a recognised Palestine university with 70%.

    • Community College Diploma (الدبلوم)

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree (البكالوريوس) from a recognised Palestine university with 80%.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Philippines

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Philippine High School Diploma with 80% or better.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Associates Degree from a recognised Philippine university with B, GPA 2.0/5.0(1 is the highest mark) or GPA 3.0/4.0.
    • a transcript showing successful completion of two years of Bachelor's degree from a recognised Philippine university with B, GPA 2.0/5.0(1 is the highest mark), or GPA 3.0/4.0.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a Bachelor’s degree from a Centre of Excellence or prestigious university with Magna Cum Laude, B+, GPA 1.5/5.0(1 is the highest mark), or GPA 3.5/4.0.
    • a Master's degree from a recognised Philippine university (following a bachelor's degree from a standard Philippine University) with B+, GPA 1.5/5.0(1 is the highest mark), or GPA 3.5/4.0.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Saudi Arabia

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Saudi General Secondary Education Certificate or Secondary Institute Diploma, showing 12 years of completed school study, with 65%.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Two year Diploma from a Saudi Technical College/Vocational Institute/Health College with GPA 3.0/5.0 or GPA 2.5/4.0.
    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Saudi university with GPA 3.0/5.0 or GPA 2.5/4.0.
    • Associates degree from a recognised Saudi university.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree with GPA 3.5/5.0 or GPA 3.0/4.0 from a recognised Saudi university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Singapore

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a minimum of 32 new UCAS tariff points from your Singapore/Cambridge GCE A Levels.
    • average grade C in five Singapore / Cambridge GCE O levels.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a minimum of between 64 and 128 new UCAS tariff points (depending on Bachelor's course) from your Singapore/Cambridge GCE A Levels.
    • Singapore Polytechnic Diploma.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a Bachelor (Honours) degree from prestigious Singaporean university, with Second Class Upper Honurs, 4.0/5.0, B, 60%, or 3.0/4.0.
    • a Bachelor degree from Singapore Management University or Singapore University of Technology & Design, with Second Class Upper Honurs, 4.0/5.0, B, 60%, or 3.0/4.0.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • South Korea

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • South Korean High School Diploma with an average 60%.
    • High School Graduation Equivalency Examination with an average 60%.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Korean university with GPA 75%.
    • Junior College Diploma or Associate Degree.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Korean university with GPA 80%

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Sri Lanka

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Sri Lankan Ordinary Level with grade Distinction
    • Sri Lankan Advanced Level with 32 new UCAS tariff points (directly comparable to UK A Levels requirements).

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Sri Lanka Advanced Level with 64, 112 or 128 new UCAS tariff points depending on a Bachelor's course (directly comparable to UK A Levels requirements).

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • 4 year Bachelor's degree (Special/Professional) from a recognised Sri Lankan university with 60%, B, or 3.3/4.0.
    • 3 year Bachelor's degree (General) from a recognised Sri Lankan university with 70%, A or 3.70/4.0.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

     

  • Syria

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Syrian General Secondary Certificate (al Shahâda al-Thânawiyya al-cÄmma or Baccalauréat), showing completion of 12 years of school study, with the minimum pass-mark in your stream (102/240 in Literary Stream or 104/260 in Scientific Stream).

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Syrian Technical Diploma/Associate degree with 65%
    • a transcript showing successful completion of year 1 of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Syrian university 65%

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor degree (Al-Ijâza fi or Licence) awarded after 4 years of study with 'Very Good'/GPA 80-89% from private universities or with 70-79% from state universities.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

    Please note - if applicants are not able to show a full set of qualification documents, we will work with UK Naric to find ways to assess their academic level.

  • Taiwan

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Senior High School graduation with 12 years of completed school study, with an average of 60%.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • A transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Taiwanese university with 70%.
    • Associate degree / Junior College Diploma

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Taiwanese university with 75%.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Thailand

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    •  Thai Certificate of Secondary Education (Maw 6) showing 12 years of completed school study with an average grade 2.5.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Thai university with GPA 2.5.
    • Thai Advanced Diploma / Associate Degree

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Thai university with GPA 3.0.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • United Arab Emirates

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Emirati Tawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) showing 12 years of completed school study with 65%.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Emirati university with GPA 2.5/4.0
    • Higher college of Techology Certificate/Diploma with GPA 2.5/4.0.
    • University Diploma with GPA 2.5/4.0.
    • Associate Degree

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree from a recognised Emirati university with GPA 3.0/4.0.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Vietnam

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Vietnamese Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Phổ Thông Trung Học (Upper Secondary School Graduation Diploma) or equivalent vocational qualification with a GPA of 6.5 or better.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Vietnamese university with 6/10.
    • Vietnamese Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Cao Đẳng (College Diploma / Associate degree).

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a Bachelor's degree (Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Đại Học) from a recognised Vietnamese university with 7/10.
    • a Master's degree (Thạc sĩ ) from a recognised Vietnamese university with 7/10.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

Africa entry qualifications

  • Algeria

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire with a score of 12/20

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Diplôme de Technicien Supérieur with a score of 12/20

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Licence or Diplôme (4 years in duration) with a score of 15/20 from a recognised Algerian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Egypt

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • General Secondary Education Certificate with 65% or above

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • 2 year Diploma (Al-Azhar) with 60% or above
    • Diploma from Technical/Commercial/Industrial/Health institute

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor degree from a recognised university with minimum of 75%

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Ghana

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • SSSCE (Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination) with four or five passes above grade C6.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Ghanaian Higher National Diploma
    • Succesful completion of one year of university study with average GPA 3.0 or better

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree with GPA 3.0 or 2:1 equivalent from a recognised Ghanaian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

     

  • Kenya

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE), taken after 12 years of schooling with overall grade C or above

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with grade C or above, plus Diploma / Ordinary Diploma with at least 50%/ Grade C

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor degree (when awarded from public universities and CHE recognised programmes from private universities) with at least second class honours (upper division) 60%

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Mauritius

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • a minimum of 32 new UCAS tariff points from your Cambridge Higher School Certificate, International Baccalaureate or A Levels.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • 64, 112 or 128 new UCAS tariff points (depending on the Bachelor's course) from your Cambridge Higher School Certificate, International Baccalaureate or A Levels.

     For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Mauritian university with Class 2 Division I.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Morocco

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Diplôme du Baccalauréat or Diplôme du Baccalauréat Technique with 10/20

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Diplôme du Baccalauréat or Diplôme du Baccalauréat Technique with 15/20

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Diplôme d'Écoles Nationales de Commerce et de Gestion, Licence / Licence d'Études Fondamentales / Licence Professionnelle, Diplôme du Cycle Normal or Diplôme d'Ingénieur d'État with at least 14/20

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Nigeria

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) or West African Senior School Certificate (WASSC), showing 12 years of completed school study with minimum grades C in 5 subjects.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Nigerian Ordinary National Diploma with CGPA  2.5 Lower Credit
    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Nigerian university with GPA 2.5/4.0 or GPA 3.0/5.0.
    • Nigerian Higher National Diploma.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Nigerian university with Second Class Upper, GPA 3.0/4.0, or GPA 3.5/5.0.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Senegal

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Baccalauréat, Baccalauréat Technique or equivalent with 12/20.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Brevet de Technicien Supérieur, Diplôme d'Études Universitaires Générales, Licence or equivalent, with 12/20.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Diplôme d'Études Approfondies, Diplôme d'Études Supérieures Specialisées or Maîtrise from a recognised Senegalese university with 14/20.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

     

  • South Africa

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • National Senior Certificate with average 50%.
    • Senior Certificate (with Matriculation endorsement) with average 50% in 5 higher grade subjects.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • National Senior Certificate with minimum grades of 66666.
    • Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement) with minimum grades BBBBB

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    •  a Bachelor's (Honours) degree or Professional Bachelor degree from a recognised South African university with 2nd class division 1 or 70%.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Sudan

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Sudanese School Certificate with 60%

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Diploma (الدبلوم) from a Sudanese higher institution with 60%

    • a transcript showing a successful completion of one year of Bachelor's degree from a recognised Sudanese university with 60%.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor Honours degree (البكالوريوس مع مرتبة الشرف) from a recognised Sudanese university with 65%.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Tanzania

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with grades EEE (or equivalent)

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with grades BBC (or equivalent)
    • Advanced Diploma

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelors degree from a recognised university with 2:1 - Upper second class

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

North America entry qualifications

  • Barbados

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Caribbean Examinations Council Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) with grades 1 to 3.  

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following: 

    • Associates Degree from a recognised institution in Barbados, with GPA 3.0 overall
    • Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) in six CAPE units, including two double-unit courses, minimum grade III

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have: 

    • Bachelor's degree from a recognised university in Barbados with minimum GPA 3.0/ grade B

    English Language requirements:

    • If you are a Barbadian national, and your academic qualifications are from a Barbadian institution, then this will meet our English language requirements.
  • Bermuda

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media course, we usually require that you have the following:

    • Bermuda School Diploma

    For our Bachelor's level courses, we usually require that you have the following:

    • Bermudan Associate degree.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree with GPA 3.0 / grade B from a recognised university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

     

  • Canada

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Satisfactory passes in your Canadian Secondary School Diploma or equivalent school qualification. 

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • High/Secondary School Diploma/Certificate from English-speaking Canada with a minimum of 65 per cent in at least five subjects
    • Arts related Canadian College Diploma
    • Diplôme d'Études Collègiales (DEC) from Quebec with a minimum of 65 per cent in at least five subjects
    • British Columbia Senior Secondary Graduation Diploma with 5 Bs in grade 12 courses.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree with 3.3 / 77% from a recognised Canadian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • If you are a Canadian national, and your academic qualifications are from a Canadian institution, then this will meet our English language requirements.
  • USA

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better
    • General Educational Development (GED) Programme.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better, plus SAT scores (if taken in 2016 or later) of 1160 or better.
    • US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better, plus SAT scores (if taken before 2016) of 1600 or better.
    • US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better, plus two or three Advanced Placement tests with scores of 3 or better.
    • US High School Diploma with GPA 3.0 or better, plus ACT scores of 24 or better.
    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised American university with GPA 2.8.
    • US Associates Degree.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree from a recognised American university with GPA 3.0.

    English Language requirements:

    • If you are a US national, and your academic qualifications are from a US institution, then this will meet our English language requirements.

South America entry qualifications

  • Argentina

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Argentinian Título de Bachiller with an average grade 6 or better.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Argentinian Trayecto Técnico Profesional, Título de Técnico Superior or Técnico Universitario
    • a transcript showing successful completion of two years of study on a Bachelor's degree (Título/Grado de Licenciado) at a recognised Argentinian university.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have: 

    • Bachelor's degree (Título/Grado de Licenciado) awarded after 4 or more years of study, with an overall grade 7.5/10 or better, from a  recognised Argentinian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Bolivia

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Diploma de Bachiller Cientifico - Humanistico or Diploma de Bachiller Tecnico (12 years of schooling) with a score of at least 51
    • Prior to 2013 - the Bachillerato with an overall grade of 36 points

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Completion of first year Licenciado with 64% or above
    • Título de Técnico Universitario Medio (2 Years) with 64% or above
    • Diploma de Técnico Superior/Título de Técnico Universitario Superior

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Licenciado / Título de [subject area / Título de Bachiller Universitario with 70%

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Brazil

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Certificado de Conclusão de Ensino Médio or Título de Técnico with at least 5, and evidence that you have passed your Vestibular, ENEM or PAS.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • A transcript showing successful completion of one year of university study at a recognised Brazilian university, with average of 5.0

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Brazilian Título de Bacharel / Título de [subject area]  / 'Grau de Bacharel' / 'Diploma de Bacharel' / Titulo do Licenciado with 7.0 or above from a recognised Brazilian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Colombia

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Colombian Bachillerato with 60% or better.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a transcript showing successful completion of two years of university level study with average GPA of 3.0 from a recognised Colombian university.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree (Licenciado / Título) with a GPA of  3.6 or better from a recognised Colombian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Ecuador

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Ecuadorian Senior Secondary School (Bachillerato), with an overall grade of 15/20 or 7/10

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Successful completion of the first year of an undergraduate degree (Licenciatura) with 7/10 or 70%

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • A Licenciatura from a recognised university with 80% or 8/10

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • El Salvador

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • a completed Título de Bachiller or Título de Bachiller Técnico Vocacional with a score of 6 or better, following 12 years of completed schooling. 

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Técnico with a score of 8 or better.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Licenciado / Título or Título de Maestro / Maestría with a score of 8 or better from a recognised Salvadoran university.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Guatemala

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachiller/Bachillerato/Perito with 51% from state school and 61% from private school taken after 12 years of schooling

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Tecnico (Universitario) / Diplomado - one year of study with 61% from public institutions and 71% from private institutions
    • Licenciado / Titulo - one year of study with 61% from public institutions and 71% from private institutions

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Licenciado/Titulo de (subject area) after four or more years of study with an overall grade of 70% or above

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Mexico

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Mexican Título Académico de Bachiller, Diploma de Bachiller or Bachillerato General with grade 6 or 7.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree from a recognised Mexican university with 7.0 or 70%.
    • Mexican Título de Técnico Superior Universitario / Título de Profesional Asociado.

     For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree (4 year) from a recognised Mexican university with 8.0 or 80%.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Panama

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • High School Graduation Diploma with 3/5
    • Bachillerato with 3/5

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Técnico
    • a transcript showing year 1 completion of Licenciado / Título de [subject area] with an overall grade of 71% or above

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Licenciado/Titulo de (subject area) with 81% or above /B /Good

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Peru

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Certificado de Educación Secundaria Común Completa with 12/20 (in combination with a strong portfolio of work).

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • a transcript showing completion of one year of Bachelor's degree (Bachiller/Licenciado/professional title) with 12/20.
    • Peruvian Título de Profesional or Título de Profesional Técnico with 12/20.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree (Bachiller/Licenciado/professional title) from a recognised Peruvian university with 13/20.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.
  • Venezuela

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Título de Bachiller /Título de Educación Media General /Título de Técnico Medio with 10/20.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have on of the following:

    • a transcript showing successful completion of one year of a Bachelor's degree (Licenciatura / Título de (subject area)) from a recognised Venezuelan university with 61% or 11/20.
    • Título de Técnico Superior Universitario with 61% or 11/20.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree (at least four years) with satisfactory grades from a recognised Venezuelan university with 71% or 14/20.

    English Language requirements:

    • Satisfactory IELTS scores are required. Please check here for the scores required for your course.

Oceania entry qualifications

  • Australia

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • Satisfactory pass in your Australian Certificate of Education or equivalent school qualification. 

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have one of the following:

    • Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) with an OP of 21 or better
    • Australian Capital Territory Year 12 Certificate with an ATAR of 70 or better
    • New South Wales Higher School Certificate with an ATAR of 70 or better
    • Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training with an ATAR of 70 or better
    • South Australian Certificate of Education with an ATAR of 70 or better
    • Victorian Certificate of Education with an ATAR of 70 or better
    • Western Australian Certificate of Education with an ATAR of 70 or better
    • Tasmanian Certificate of Education with an ATAR of 70 or better
    • Australian AQF Diploma
    • Australian AQF Advanced Diploma.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • Bachelor's degree with Division A or Division 1 from a recognised Australian university.

    English Language requirements:

    • If you are an Australian national, and your academic qualifications are from an Australian institution, then this will meet our English language requirements.
  • New Zealand

    For our International Foundation in Art, Design and Media, we usually require that you have:

    • New Zealand National Certificates in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 2 or Level 3.

    For our Bachelor's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • New Zealand University Entrance Certificate with National Certificates in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 - at least 80 credits with Merits / Excellences in relevant subjects.

    For our Master's courses, we usually require that you have:

    • a Bachelor's degree from a recognised New Zealand university with Second Class Division I, B+ or B.

    English Language requirements:

    • If you are a New Zealand national, and your academic qualifications are from a New Zealand institution, then this will meet our English language requirements.

Any questions?

If you require any further information or assistance, please contact the Admissions team.

EU applicants:

Email: admissions@uca.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 1252 892 960

International (Non-EU) applicants:

Email: internationaladmissions@uca.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 1252 892 838

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