USA

We will consider equivalent qualifications from your home country for entry onto our Foundation, Bachelor’s and Master’s courses. Please see below for details of the 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.

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:

  • Successful completion of your Bachelor's degree from a recognised university

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.

As well as academic qualifications, some of our courses require a portfolio of work or audition piece. You can find out more about specific requirements on the entry requirements section of each individual course page; take a look at our courses page to see all available coursesIf you are not sure if you have the necessary qualifications for the course you wish to take, please contact our Admissions team with scanned copies of your qualifications – they will be able to advise you further.

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How to contact us

We have a dedicated team of experts ready to answer your questions.

Admissions enquiries:

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

General enquiries:

Phone: +44 (0) 1252 892 883
Emailinternational@uca.ac.uk