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International Requirements

Here you will find country specific academic entry requirements for our Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. Please note that these are guidelines only and Leeds Beckett University looks at each application on an individual basis. Please consult the list to find the country where you have studied.


If your country or qualification is not listed, please contact us at ucasadmissions@leedsbeckett.ac.uk for Undergraduate entry requirements or directadmissions@leedsbeckett.ac.uk for Postgraduate application enquiries.

Access to our undergraduate courses is primarily based on UCAS tariff points. As EU qualifications are not included in the UCAS tariff, the information below is provided as a guide of the grades which we require in order to consider your application. Please note that while every effort is made to keep this information up to date and accurate changes may occur. For UK/Irish qualifications, please check the UCAS Tariff.

Austria

Undergraduate

Reifeprufung / Matura from Berufsbildende Höhere Schulen (BHS).

Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
1 - Very Good    
2 - Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 2. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
3 Satisfactory 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 3. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects
4 - Pass 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 4. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
5 - Fail    

When awarded by an Allgemeinbildende Höhere Schule. Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C; including English, provided a mark of 2 / gut has been obtained.

English GCSE: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5. 

A Level subject equivalent
  • A = 1.0 to 1.8 / mit ausgezeichnetem erfolg bestanden 
  • B = 2.0 to 2.4 / mit gutem erfolg bestanden 
  • C = 2.6 to 3.0 / bestanden
Postgraduate
Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bachelor Degree Average of 3 / Befriedigend / (Satisfactory)
Diplomstudium / Magister Degree Average 4 / Genügend/ (Pass)

English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

Belgium

Undergraduate

We require:

  • Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs from the Flemish speaking community
  • Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur from the French speaking community when awarded after six years of study
  • Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts from the German-speaking Community.

Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
Flemish/French French / German    
20      
19      
18      
17 75% 134 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 17. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
16 73% 128 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 16. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
15 72% 120 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 15. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
14 70% 112 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 14. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
13 67% 104 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 13. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
12 65% 96 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 12. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
11 63%    
10 60%    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

English GCSE: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A Level subject equivalent

  • Flemish A=18-16 B=15-13 C=12-10 
  • French/German A=80% B=70% C=60%
Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bachelor Met voldoening / Avec satisfaction / 60%
Licencié / Licentiaat
English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

Bulgaria

Undergraduate

Diploma za Sredno Spetsialno Obrazovanie (Диплома за Cредно Oбразование) when awarded after four years of study.

Is considered comparable to GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AS) level / Scottish Higher standard


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
6 Otlichen - Excellent    
5 Mnogo Dobur – Very Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 5.4. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
4 Dobur - Good 80 - 96 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 4.8. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
3 Sreden - Sufficient 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 3. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
2 Slab – Poor/fail    
1      

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

English GCSE: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A Level subject equivalent – A=6 B=5 C=4

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Бакалавър (Bachelor Degree) 4 / Dobur/ (Good)
Професионален бакалавър (Professional Bachelor degree)
English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

Cyprus

Undergraduate

Apolytirion of Lykeio / Techniki Scholi(School Leaving Certificate)

Is considered comparable to GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AS) level


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
Public School Private School    
17 - 20 86 - 100 104 - 120 Successful completion of Apolytirion with a grade of 17/86.
16 76 - 85 80 - 100 Successful completion of Apolytirion with a grade of 16/76.
14 - 15 66 - 75 0 - 76 Successful completion of Apolytirion with a grade of 14/66.

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C; provided a mark of 15 has been obtained.

English GCSE: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.
A Level subject equivalent – A=19 B=18 C=17

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bachelor / Ptychio 6.5 out of 10
English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

Czech Republic

Undergraduate

Vysvedceni o Maturitni Zkousce (Maturita)

One overall grade


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
1 Excellent    
2 Very good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of 2. Some courses may require specific grades in certain subjects.
3 Good 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of 3. Some courses may require specific grades in certain subjects.
4 Pass 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of 4. Some courses may require specific grades in certain subjects.
5 Fail    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C. English is studied as a second language and is considered comparable to foreign language subjects studied in the UK.

English GCSE: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5
A Level subject equivalent – A=1 B=2 C=3

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bakalář (Bachelor degree) D / 2.5 / Uspokojive / (Satisfactory)
C / 3 / Dobre/ (Pass)
English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

Denmark

Undergraduate

Bevis for Studentereksamen (4 compulsory subjects and 3 or 4 optional subjects)

Bevis for Hojere Forberedelseseksamen (11 core subjects, 3 optional subjects and a major written assessment)


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
12 Excellent performance    
10 Very good performance    
7 Good performance 104 - 120 Successful completion of studentereksamen with a grade of 7 in each compulsory subject. Some courses may require specific grades in certain subjects.
4 Fair performance 80 - 100 Successful completion of studentereksamen with a grade of 4 in each compulsory subject. Some courses may require specific grades in certain subjects.
02 Adequate performance 0 - 76 Successful completion of studentereksamen with a grade of 02 in each compulsory subject. Some courses may require specific grades in certain subjects.
00 Inadequate performance    
-3 Unacceptable    

Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) for every subject passed, including English language provided a mark of 7 has been obtained.

A Level subject equivalent – A=10 B=7 C=4

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bachelor Degree 7 out of 12 or higher (7 point scale) / 9 out of 13 or higher (13 point scale) 
Candidatus Philosophiae
Professionsbachelor (Professional Bachelor degree)
English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

Estonia

Undergraduate

Riigieksamid (National Examination marked out of 100) and Gumnaasiumi loputunnistus (Secondary School leaving certificate – marked 1-5)

Is considered comparable to GCE Advanced Subsidiary (AS) level.


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
90% – 100% 5 - Very Good    
80% - 89% 4.5 128 Successful completion of a minimum of 5 examinations of which at least 3 must be state exams (others being school exams). Achieving an overall average of 76-89% in your School exams and an average grade of at least 4.5 in your state exams
70% – 79% 4 - Good 112 - 120 Successful completion of a minimum of 5 examinations of which at least 3 must be state exams (others being school exams). Achieving an overall average of 70-75% in your School exams and an average grade of at least 4 in your state exams
60% - 69% 3.5 96 - 104 Successful completion of a minimum of 5 examinations of which at least 3 must be state exams (others being school exams). Achieving an overall average of 60-69% in your School exams and an average grade of at least 3.5 in your state exams
50% – 59% 3 Satisfactory (PASS) 0 – 88 Successful completion of a minimum of 5 examinations of which at least 3 must be state exams (others being school exams). Achieving an overall average of 50-59% in your School exams and an average grade of at least 3 in your state exams
25% – 49% 2 Unsatisfactory    
0% – 24% 1 Poor    

Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) for every subject passed, with the exception of English language.

A Level Subject equivalents – A=5 B=4 C=3

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bakalaurusekraad (Bachelor degree) 2 (out of 6)/ 3 (out of 5)/ D / Rahuldav / (Satisfactory 61-70% of knowledge
Rakenduskõrgharidusõppe Diplom (Professional Higher Education Diploma)
Spetsialisti diplom kõrgema kutsehariduse omandamise kohta (Specialist's Diploma of Higher Professional Education)
English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

Finland

Undergraduate

Ylioppilastutkinto\ Student examensbetyg (Matriculation examination certifcat)


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
7 L - Outstanding    
6 Excellent    
5 E - Very Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with an average grade of 5/M in 4 subjects with no grade lower than 3. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
4 C - Good 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with an average grade of 4/C in 4 subjects with no grade lower than 3. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
3 B - Satisfactory 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with an average grade of 3/B in 4 subjects with no grade lower than 3. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
2 A - Barely Satisfactory    
0 I - Below Satisfactory    

Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) for every subject passed, with the exception of English language which is studied as a Second Language.

English GCSE: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A Level Subject equivalents – A=E/6 B=M/5 C=C/4

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Ammattikorkeakoulututkinto, AMK / Yrkeshögskoleexamen, YHS (Polytechnic degree) 2 (out of 3) / Hyvä / (Good); 3 (out of 5) / Hyvä / (Good)
Kandidaatti / Kandidat (Lower academic degree)
Kandidaatti / Kandidat /. Professional titles include: Arkkitehti; Diplomi-insinööri; Ekonomi; Lisensiaatti (in Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine); Proviisori
Lisensiaatti / Licenciat (Higher academic degree in Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine)
Oikeustieteen Kandidaatti / Juris Kandidat (Law degree)
Proviisori / Provisor (Higher Academic degree in Pharmacy)
English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

France

Undergraduate

Diplôme du Baccalauréat General or Option Internationale du Baccalauréat
Brevet de Technicien – BTEC Level 3 standard

Is considered to be A Level equivalent – 10 is minimum pass grade


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
16 - 20 Very Good(Seldom awarded)    
14 - 15 Good    
12 - 13 Quite Good 108 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 12. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
10 - 11 Pass 100 - 104 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 11. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
10 - 11 Pass 0 - 96 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 10. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
0 - 9 Fail    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, where a grade of 10 or above has been obtained. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK. This is with the exception of Language-Literature studied as part of the British or American Option of the Baccalauréat avec Option Internationale, which is considered at least comparable to English language GCSE grades A*-C.

English GCSE: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A Level subject equivalent – A=14 B=12 C=11

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Diplôme d'Ingénieur 12 / Mention assez bien
Licence / Grade de Licence  /Licence Professionnelle / Grade de Licence Professionnelle 
Maitrise 11 / Passable
English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

Germany

Undergraduate

Zeugnis der Allgeinen Hochschulreife/Abitur (Upper Secondary Education) Is considered to be A Level equivalent (NARIC)

Has a final grade presented out of 6. However, individual subjects are marked out of 15, which correspond to the six-point marking system, see below.


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
1 Very Good    
2 Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 2. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
3 Satisfactory 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 3. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
4 Adequate/Pass 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 4. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
5 Poor    
6 Very Poor    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C; including English, provided it has been taken as a Hauptfach / Leistungskurs, and a mark of 10 / gut has been obtained.

English

  • Providing it has been taken as a Leistungskurs and a mark of 10 has been obtained.
  • If not, need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A Level subject equivalents: A=14 B=12 C=10

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bachelor 3 / Befriedigend / (Satisfactory)
Diplom
Erste Staatsprufung
Magister Artium
Zeugnis über den Zweiten Abschnitt der Ärztlichen Prüfung
English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

Greece

Undergraduate

Apolyitrion of Geniko Lykeio (previously Aploytirion of Eniaio Lykieo)

Is considered to be AS Level equivalent. One overall grade


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
18.1 – 20 Excellent    
16.1 – 18 Very Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 18. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
13.1 – 16 Good 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 17. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
9.5 – 13 Fairly good 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 16. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
5.1 – 9.4 Unsatisfactory    
0 – 5 Poor    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

English: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A Level subject equivalents: A=19 B=18 C=17

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Ptychio 6.5 (Good) out of 10
7.5 (Very good) out of 10
English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

Hungary

Undergraduate

Erettsegi/ Matura

At least 5 subjects


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
  Standard Maturity Exam Higher Maturity Exam      
5 100 – 80% 100 – 60% Excellent    
4 79 – 60% 59 – 47% Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with an average grade of 4 in 5 subjects with no grade below 2. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
3 59 – 40% 46 – 33% Average 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with an average grade of 3 in 5 subjects with no grade below 2. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
2 39 – 20% 32 – 20% Pass 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with an average grade of 2 in 5 subjects with no grade below 2. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
1 19 – 0% 19 – 0% Fail    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

English: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A Level equivalent: A=5 B=4 C=3

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Alapfokozat (Bachelor Degree) 3 / Közepes / Hármas (2.51-3.50 in Grade point average system)
Egyetemi Oklevel (University Diploma)
English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

Italy

Undergraduate

Diploma di esame di Stato conclusive dei corsi di istruzione secondaria superior (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

One overall grade


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
90 - 100      
80 - 89   104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 80%. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
70 - 79   80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 65%. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
60 - 69 Pass 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 60%. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

English: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A Level subject equivalents: A=85% B=70% C=60%

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Diploma Accademico di Primo Livello 91 out of 110
Diploma di Laurea / Laurea (Vecchio Ordinamento)
Diploma di Mediatore Linguistico
Licenza di Accademia di Belle Arti
English Language Requirements

The English Language requirements for your course can be found by clicking on the entry requirements tab of each course information page. You can search for your course on our online course finder.

All applicants need to have a recognised English language qualification to be admitted onto our postgraduate courses. For a full list of qualifications we can accept, please click here.

Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
Applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree (or higher qualification), with English as the medium of instruction, from one of the countries on UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) approved list will be accepted as having met this standard without demonstrating further qualifications. Please click here for further details.

If you do not meet the entry requirements and you need to improve your english language skills before the start of your degree, then please click here for more information on courses that we offer.

Latvia

Undergraduate

Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu (certificate of general secondary education) when awarded after the three years of study following nine years of basic education and a good result in five final examinations administered by the Education Content and Examination Centre (ECEC).

Is considered to be AS Level equivalent (NARIC + UCAS qualifications booklet)


UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
10 A    
9 B    
8 B 120 - 128 Successful completion of qualification with an average grade of 8 in the five final exams with no grade below 4. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
7 C 104 - 112 Successful completion of qualification with an average grade of 7 in the five final exams with no grade below 4. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
6 C 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with an average grade of 6 in the five final exams with no grade below 4. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
5 D 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with an average grade of 5 in the five final exams with no grade below 4. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
4 D    
3 E    
2 F    
1 F    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

English: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A Level subject equivalents: A=10 B=8 C=6

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bakalaura Diploms / Profesionālā Bakalaura Diploms (Bachelor Degree/Professional Bachelor Degree) 6.5
Magistra Diploms
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Lithuania

Undergraduate

Brandos Atestatas (maturity certificate)
Is considered to be AS Level equivalent (NARIC) but only if this has been awarded by a Vocational or Technical School

NB: There is no correlation between the two grading systems - school and state exams


Grades from qualification     UCAS Points Entry requirements from qualification
State Exams   School Exams      
 50-100 Pass 10 Excellent    
  9 Very Good    
  8 Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with 4 subjects at grade 8 plus 2 school exams at grade 8 or 2 state exams at 60 points each. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
  7 Highly Satisfactory 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with 4 subjects at grade 7 plus 2 school exams at grade 7 or 2 state exams at 50 points each. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
 1-49   6 Satisfactory 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with 4 subjects at grade 6 plus 2 school exams at grade 6 or 2 state exams at 40 points each. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
0 Fail        

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

English: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A Level subject equivalents: A=10 B=8 C=6

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bakalauro Diplomas (Bachelor degree)
Profesinis Bakalauras (Professional Bachelor Degree)
4 / Gerai (on the 1-5 scale) ; 7-8 (on the 1-10 scale)
Magistra Diploms
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Luxembourg

Undergraduate

Diploma de Fin d’Etudes Secondaires


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
52-60 Excellent    
48-51 Very Good    
40-47 Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 40. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
36-39 Satisfactory 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 34. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
30-35 Pass 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 30. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
1 Fail    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

English: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A level equivalent – A=48 B=40 C=30

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bachelor - studied after 2002 14 / Bien
English Language Requirements

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Malta

Undergraduate

Matriculation Certificate Examination (when studied at the University of Malta)

One overall grade


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
A    
B 120 - 128 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of B. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
C 104 – 120 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of C. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
D 80 – 100 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of D. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
E 0 -76 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of C. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
Fail    

Secondary Education Certificate - Equivalent to GCSE grade C in every subject passed where grades of 1 - 5 have been obtained. Where grade B GCSE equivalent is needed in a subject (Maths/Science) we require a grade 3. Where English is studied as a second language it is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

English: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A level equivalent – A=A B=B C=C

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bachelor (Honours) degree 2.2 (Lower second)
English Language Requirements

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Netherlands

Undergraduate

Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (University Preparation Education) (VWO)

One overall grade


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
10 Outstanding    
9 Very Good    
8 Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with an overall grade of 8. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
7 Very Satisfactory 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with an overall grade of 7. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
6 Satisfactory/Pass   Successful completion of qualification with an overall grade of 6. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
5 Almost satisfactory    
4 Unsatisfactory    
3 Very unsatisfactory    
2 Poor    
1 Very Poor    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C; including English, provided a mark of 8 in the VWO has been obtained. Where a GCSE grade of B is required in a subject, we would ask for a grade of 7 or above in the HAVO Diploma.

A level equivalent – A=9 B=8 C=7
Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bachelor degree The marking scheme used is a scale of 0 -10 (maximum) with a minimum pass-mark of six.
Doctoraal
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Norway

Undergraduate

Vitemal fra den Videregaende Skole (formerly Examen Artium) Certificates that grant access to higher education should include the phrase "og bestått" (passed), which is typically formatted in a grey box. Students are given a vitnemål (represented as 'V') to indicate exams passed. 'K' indicates that a student has followed a course, but not completed all requirements necessary to pass.


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
5 Excellent degree of achieving aims and objectives. 128 - 136 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of 5. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
4 High degree of achieving aims and objectives. 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of 4. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
3 Good degree of achieving aims and objectives. 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of 3. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
  Medium degree of achieving aims and objectives. 0 - 76  
  Low degree of achieving aims and objectives.    
  Very low degree of achieving aims and objectives.    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C; including English, provided a mark of 4 has been obtained.

A level equivalent – A=5 B=4 C=3

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bachelorgrad (Bachelor degree) – studied 2003 or later 3.2 / haud illaudabilis or better (1-4 grading system)
Candidatus Magisterii (cand. mag.) D / Fair or better (A – F grading system)
Sivilingeniør (siv. ing.) (Engineering degree)
Siviløkonom (siv. øk.) (Economics degree)
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Poland

Undergraduate

Swiadectwo Dojrzałości / Matura - Certificate must state Swiadectwo Dojrzałości (completed and passed) not Swiadectwo Ukonczenia (completed but not passed). 3 compulsory subjects taken at Standard or Extended level plus between 1 and 3 subjects of choice


UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
128 75% in at least two extended (rozszerzony) written (pisemnej) subjects and an average of 60% in three standard (podstawowy) level written subjects. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
120 70% in at least two extended (rozszerzony) written (pisemnej) subjects and an average of 60% in three standard (podstawowy) level written subjects. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
112 65% in at least two extended (rozszerzony) written (pisemnej) subjects and an average of 60% in three standard (podstawowy) level written subjects. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
104 60% in at least two extended (rozszerzony) written (pisemnej) subjects and an average of 50% in three standard (podstawowy) level written subjects. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
96 55% in at least two extended (rozszerzony) written (pisemnej) subjects and an average of 50% in three standard (podstawowy) level written subjects. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

A level equivalent – A=80% B=70% C=60%

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Licencjat/Inzynier (Bachelor Degree) 3.5 / Dostateczny / Satisfactory plus
Magister / Magister Inżynier
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Portugal

Undergraduate

Diploma Nível Secundário de Educação / Certificado Nível Secundário de Educação; these titles refer to the same award and form part of the same document, though the latter includes a transcript of results.


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
18 – 20 Muito bom - Very good    
14 – 17 Bom - Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of 17. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
10– 13 Suficiente -Satisfactory 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of 14. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
5 – 9 Mediocre - Poor 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 10. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
0 – 4 Mau - Very Poor    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

A level equivalent – A=18 B=16 C=14

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados (DESE) 14 out of 20/ Bom
Licenciado
English Language Requirements

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Romania

Undergraduate

Diploma de Bacalaureat

One overall grade


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
10 Excellent    
9 Very Good    
8 Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum grade of 8. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
7 Highly Satisfactory 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 7. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
6 Satisfactory 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 6. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
5 Sufficient    
4 Insufficient    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

English GCSE: Need IELTS at 6.0 with no skill below 5.5.

A level equivalent – A=9 B=8 C=7

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Diplomă de Licenţă (Bachelor degree) 6 / Satisfactory
Diplomă de Inginer (Engineer)
Diplomă de Urbanist Diplomat (Town Planner)
Diplomă de Arhitect (Architect)
Diplomă de Doctor Medic-Veterinar (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine)
Diplomă de Doctor-Medic (Doctor of Medicine)
Diplomă de Farmacist (Pharmacist)
English Language Requirements

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Slovakia

Undergraduate

Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej Skusker/Maturita

2 compulsory subjects plus at least 2 elected subjects


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
1 Excellent    
2 Very Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum of 4 subjects at a grade of 2 including 2 compulsory subjects. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
3 Good 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum of 4 subjects at a grade of 3 including 2 compulsory subjects. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
4 Satisfactory: Minimum Pass 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with a minimum of 4 subjects at a grade of 4 including 2 compulsory subjects. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
5 Fail    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

A level equivalent – A=1 B=2 C=3

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bakalár / Bachelors degree C / Dobry / (Good) – 2 (2.2)
English Language Requirements

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Slovenia

Undergraduate

Maturitetno spričevalo(Matura Certificate)

One overall grade


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
5 Excellent    
4 Very Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with an overall grade of 4. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
3 Good 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with an overall grade of 3. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects
2 Satisfactory: Minimum Pass 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with an overall grade of 2. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
1 Fail    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

A level equivalent – A=5 B=4 C=3

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Diploma o pridobljeni univerzitetni izobrazbi (University Degree) 7 / Dobry / (Good)
Diplomant (Professional degree).
English Language Requirements

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Spain

Undergraduate

Titulo de Bachiller The following are indicators of the current system of education being followed: course duration (two years as opposed to three-year duration for the old system), entry requirement (Título de Graduado en Educación Secundaria (Obligatoria)) and absence of Curso de Orientación Universitaria - COU (this is a clear indication that the old system rather than the new was completed). Successful completion of all subjects is necessary for the award of the Título de Bachiller to be conferred. One overall grade


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
10 Distinction    
8.5 - 9 Outstanding    
7 – 8.4 Very Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 7. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
6 – 6.9 Good 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with an overall grade of 6. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
5 – 6 Satisfactory 0 - 76 Successful completion of qualification with an overall grade of 5. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
Below 5 Fail    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

A level equivalent – A=8.5 B=7 C=6

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Titulo Universitario Oficial de Graduado en ... (Grado) 6
Titulo Universitario Oficial de Licenciado/Ingeniero/Arguitecto (Licenciatura)
English Language Requirements

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Sweden

Undergraduate

Slutbetyg fran Gymnasieskola (Secondary Leavers Certificate for Upper Secondary Education) One overall grade


Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
MVG Pass with special distinction    
VG Pass with distinction 104 – 120 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of VG. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
G Pass 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with an overall grade of G. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
IG Fail    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

A level equivalent – A=MVG B=VG C=G

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bachelor degree / Kandidatexamen Godkänd / (Pass)
Professional Bachelor Degree/ Yrkesexamen
English Language Requirements

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Switzerland

Undergraduate
  • Certificat de Maturité / Certificat de Maturité Cantonal reconnu par la Confédération (French speaking) 
  • Attestato di Maturità Cantonale riconosciuto dalla Confederazione (Italian speaking) 
  • Eidgenössisch anerkanntes kantonales Maturitätszeugnis or Maturitätsausweis (German speaking)

Grades from Qualification UCAS points Entry requirements from Qualification
6 Very Good 104 - 120 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 5. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
5 Good 80 - 100 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 4.5. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
4 Fair / Pass 0 – 76 Successful completion of qualification with a grade of 4. Some offers may require specific grades in certain subjects.
3 Poor/Fail    
2 Fail    

Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C, with the exception of English language. English is studied as a second language and is not considered comparable to English language GCSE studied in the UK.

A level equivalent – A=6 B=5 C=4

Postgraduate

Qualification Title Final Grade equivalent to UK lower second
Bachelor degree Bachelor degree; Hautes Écoles Specialisées Diplôme / Scuole Universitarie Professionali Diploma; - Cum Laude 4.5 or above
English Language Requirements

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Please note that some English Language tests, such as IELTS (academic) and TOEFL (internet based), must have been completed within 2 years of the start date of the course you have applied for.
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