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Admission Requirements

To join PUIC, students must meet both the academic and English language requirements. Please note that there is NO application fee.

English language admission requirements

The language you are taught in at PUIC is English. To enter into an undergraduate or postgraduate pathway, you must be able to demonstrate the required level of English - please see table below.

  Undergraduate pathway Postgraduate pathway
 

Stage 1 (University Foundation)

Stage 2 (First Year Degree)

Stage 1 (Pre-Masters)

IELTS

 

We also accept Pearson's Test of English (Academic) and other equivalent qualifications, such as WAEC, HKDSE and SPM.

 

Please contact our admissions team for further details: admissions.uk@navitas.com

5.5*

6.0*

6.0*

*with a minimum of 5.5 in all disciplines.

PUIC works in partnership with Plymouth University's English Language Centre (ELC) to deliver pre-sessional English programmes. So, if you don't meet the entry criteria above, there are alternative courses for you. 

Pre-sessional English language entry requirements

Entry Requirements Duration Delivered By Fees

0.5 of an IELTS band short in 1 discipline

2 weeks

Plymouth University English Language Centre

£850

1.0 of an IELTS band short in any/all disciplines

1 semester

PUIC

£4,400

1.5 of an IELTS band short in any/all disciplines, with 4.5 overall

2 semesters

Plymouth University English Language Centre

£8,000 


Please note that, where appropriate, PUIC will exempt the need for IELTS/PTE from students who have taken local examinations in English, such as WAEC, HKDSE and SPM.

 

Academic entry requirements

Country/Region Undergraduate Pathway Postgraduate Pathway
 

Stage 1: University Foundation

Stage 2:Direct entry to 1st year
First Year (All available subjects)

Stage 1: Pre-Masters

UK

1 semester: 32 UCAS tariff points

 

2 semesters: 5 GCSE passes at grade A-E

 

OR

 

BTEC Diploma(PP) /BTEC Extended Certificate(M).

From 48 up to 112 UCAS tariff points depending on subject at GCE A/AS level or BTEC Extended Diploma (PPP)/BTEC Diploma (MP)/BTEC Foundation Diploma(M)/BTEC Extended Certificate (D) For Non Integrated

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

International Baccalaureate

20 points

24 points

N/A

EU

European Baccalaureate with average 60%+

European Baccalaureate with average 70%+

N/A

Austria

Reifeprüfungszeugnis/Maturazeugnis with overall grade of 4 or above

Reifeprüfungszeugnis/Maturazeugnis with overall grade of 3 or above

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a mimumn of 15 years of formal education

Angola

Successful completion of Ensino Geral Certificado de Habilitações / Certificado de Habilitações (General Secondary Education Qualifications Certificate)

Successful completion of a Pre-university Certificate or equivalent

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Armenia

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

Certificate of Unified Examination along with the Certificate of Completed Secondary Education

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Australia

Successful completion of Year 11

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

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Bangladesh

Successful completion of HSC/intermediate certificate (10+2) with minimum average of 50% overall

Successful completion of HSC/intermediate Certificate with a minimum average of 55% in 4 subjects

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Belarus

Successful completion of General Certificate of Secondary Education (Атэстат аб агульнай сярэдняй адукацыi)

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (Атэстат аб агульнай сярэдняй адукацыi) with a GPA min 6.0 or Diploma of Completed Specialised (Vocational) Secondary Education

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Belgium

Case by case basis - variable grading systems:

Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur/ Diplôme d’accès à l’enseignment supérieur (French-speaking community)/Diploma van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs(Flemish-speaking community/ Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts (German-speaking community)

Case by case basis - variable grading systems:

Certificat d’Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur/ Diplôme d’accès à l’enseignment supérieur (French-speaking community)/Diploma van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs(Flemish-speaking community/ Abschlusszeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts (German-speaking community)

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a mimumn of 15 years of formal education

Botswana

Successful completion of the Botswana General Certificate of Secondary Education or 5 passes at IGCSE.

120/48 Ucas tariff points at GCE A/AS Level or equivalent

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Brazil

Certificado de Ensino Medio with grade 6 average

Successful completion of a Foundation Programme or equivalent

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Brunei

5 Passes at Brunei-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (BC GCE O Level)

120/48 UCAS tariff points at Brunei-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (BC GCE A Level)

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Bulgaria

Diploma Za Sredno Obrazovanie Pass with 3.0 overall

Diploma Za Sredno Obrazovanie Pass with 3.5 overall

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Cambodia

Successful completion of Diploma of Upper Secondary with a minimum of 50% average overall

Successful completion of Diploma of Upper Secondary with a minimum of 60% average overall

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Canada

Successful completion of grade 11: 60% Average

Successful completion of Grade 12: 60% Average

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

China

Successful completion of Senior Middle School 2 with a minimum average of 60%, or successful completion of Senior Middle School 3 with a minimum average of 50%

Completion of Senior Middle School 3 with a minimum average of 60%

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Colombia

Satisfactory pass in Bachiller Académico

Bachiller Académico Certificate with a minimum GPA of 3.5

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Croatia

State Matura (Državna matura) 5 passes at Baisc (B) level

State Matura (Državna matura) Pass grades at Advanced (A) level

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Cyprus (South)

School leaving certificate (Apolytirion of Lykeio) with average of at least 12 in Apolytirion. Average of 13 in relevant subjects for Engineering/ Sciences

School leaving certificate (Apolytirion of Lykeio) with average of at least 14 in Apolytirion. Average of 15 in relevant subjects for Engineering/ Sciences

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Czech Republic

Maturitní Zkouška/Maturita Vysvědčení o Maturitní Zkoušce (Maturita from vocational/technical schools) with overall grade of 4 or above

Maturitní Zkouška/Maturita Vysvědčení o Maturitní Zkoušce (Maturita from vocational/technical schools) with overall grade of 3 or above

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Denmark

Folkeskolens 10 Klasseprøve - grade 4 or above

Studentereksamen (STX)

Hojere Forberedelseseksamen (HF)

Hojere Handelseksamen (HHX)

Hojere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX) and EUX

grade 4 or above

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Egypt

Satisfactory pass in Secondary Education Certificate of Al-Azhar

120/48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Estonia

Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus with the Riigieksamitunnistus (Secondary School Leaving Certificate with the State Examination Certificate) with an average of at least 3

Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus with the Riigieksamitunnistus (Secondary School Leaving Certificate with the State Examination Certificate) with an average of at least 4

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Finland

Ylioppilastutkintotodistus/Studentexamensbetyg (Matriculation Examination Certificate) Overall grade of at least 2

Ylioppilastutkintotodistus/Studentexamensbetyg (Matriculation Examination Certificate) Overall grade of at least 3

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

France

Completion of French Baccalaureat with grade 10/20 with good grades in relevant subjects for Engineering/ Sciences

Completion of French Baccalaureat with grade 11/20 with good grades in relevant subjects for Engineering/ Sciences

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Georgia

Completion of the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Sashualo Ganatlebis Atestati)

Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Sashualo Ganatlebis Atestasi) with a GPA of 3.0

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Germany

Realschulabschluss with 4 or better

Abitur with 6 or better

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Ghana

Completion of SSCE (WAEC/NECO) with 3 grades of at least D7 plus English Language and Mathematics at C6

Completion of SSCE (WAEC/NECO) with 5 grades of at least C6 including English Language and Mathematics

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Greece

Completion of Apolytirion of Lykeio with average of at least 12 with good grades in relevant subjects for Engineering/ Sciences

Completion of Apolytirion of Lykeio with average of at least 14 with good grades in relevant subjects for Engineering/ Sciences

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Gulf Cooperation Council States (Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE)

Completion of General Secondary Education Certificate: 60% (80% Oman, 50% Qatar)

120/48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level or equivalent

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Hong Kong

HKDSE - Successful completion of Form 5 including English and Maths when required.

HKDSE- 9 Points or the equivalent of 120/48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS Level or equivalent

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Hungary

Érettségi with overall grade of 2 or above

Érettségi with overall grade of 3 or above

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

India

Completion of All India or State Board SSC (X and/or XI): Grade average 55%

Completion of All India or State Board HSC (XII): Grade average 55%

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Indonesia

Sekolah Menengah Atas/Madrasah Aliyah (SMA/MA) Certificate of Graduation from Academic/Islamic Secondary School with a pass

Sekolah Menengah Atas/Madrasah Aliyah (SMA/MA) Certificate of Graduation from Academic/Islamic Secondary School with a GPA of 6.0

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Iran

High School Diploma (3 Years) with overall pass

High School Diploma (4 Years) with overall pass

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Ireland

Ardteistimeireacht (Leaving Certificate) 5 subjects at D1 or above

Ardteistimeireacht (Leaving Certificate) 5 subjects at C2 or above

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Italy

Diploma di esame di Stato conclusivo dei corsi di istruzione secondaria superiore (Upper secondary school leaving certificate formerly known as Diploma di Maturitá) with 60 % average (good grades for Engineering and Sciences)

Diploma di esame di Stato conclusivo dei corsi di istruzione secondaria superiore (Upper secondary school leaving certificate formerly known as Diploma di Maturitá) with 65 % average (good grades for Engineering and Sciences)

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Japan

Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with a GPA 2.0

Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with a GPA 3.0

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Jordan

Completion of General Secondary Education Certificate(Tawjihi ) with 60%

120/48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level or equivalent

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Kazakhstan

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (Attestat/Svidetel’ stvo o Srednem Obrazovanii) with GPA 3.0

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (Attestat/Svidetelstvo o Srednem Obrazovanii) with a GPA min 4.0

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Kenya

Successful completion of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum of 5 passes with a grade D average overall (including Maths and English at grade C when required)

Successful completion of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum of 4 passes at grade C average with a minimum grade B in Mathematics

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Kyrgyzstan

Completion of Secondary Education Certificate (Аттестат)

Completion of Secondary Education Certificate (Аттестат) with a GPA of 4.0

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Laos

Successful completion of Baccalauréat with grade D average in academic subjects

Successful completion of Baccalauréat with grade B/C average in academic subjects

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Latvia

Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu with average of at least 5

Atestats par visparejo videjo izglitibu with average of at least 6.5 with at least 3 state exams taken

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Lebanon

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

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

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Lithuania

Brandos Atestatas with average grade 5
(GCSE Maths C = 6)

Brandos Atestatas with average grade 6
(GCSE Maths C = 6)

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Luxembourg

Diplôme de Fin d’Etudes Secondaires/Diplôme de Fin d’Etudes Secondaires Techniques with overall grade of 30+

Diplôme de Fin d’Etudes Secondaires/ Diplôme de Fin d’Etudes Secondaires Techniques with overall grade of 36+

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Macau

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

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

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Malawi

Successful completion of Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) with 3 passes at grade 7 plus English and Mathematics at grade 6

Successful completion of Malawi School Certificate of Education MSCE with 5 passes at grade 6 including English and Mathematics. Successful completion of Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Malaysia

Completion of Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a minimum 3 passes at grade D (including Mathematics where required) or successful completion of Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with a minimum of 4 x C (including Mathematics where required)

Completion of Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM/Malaysia Higher School Certificate) with a minimum 2 passes at grade D (including Mathematics where required) or successful completion of UEC with a minimum of 2 x C and 2 x B (including Mathematics where required)

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Malta

Secondary Education Certificate Examinations (SEC) with overall grade of 5+ inc min 5 for Maths and English

Two subjects at A level, three subjects at intermediate level and a fourth subject at intermediate level on ‘Systems of Knowledge’. Overall pass grade

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Mauritius

Satisfactory completion of Cambridge School Certificate

Cambridge Higher School Certificate with overall grade aggregate of at least 18 points

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Mexico

Completion of Bachillerato with 7.0 average

Completion of Bachillerato with 8.0 average

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Mongolia

Certificate of Complete Secondary Education with a minimum average of 60%

Certificate of Complete Secondary Education with 70% in at least 4 subjects

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Morocco

Baccalauréat de l’enseignement secondaire with a 10 average

Baccalauréat de l’enseignement secondaire with a 13 average

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Myanmar

Completion of Basic Education High School Examination Matriculation with an overall pass

Completion of Technical High School Diploma/ Trade School Diploma/ Agricultural School Diploma with an overall pass

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Nepal

Completion of School Leaving Certificate Examination with overall pass

Completion of Higher Secondary Education Board Examination

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Netherlands

Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) with an average Grade 5 ( 5.0 Maths= GCSE C) OR Diploma Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (HAVO) with an average Grade 6 ( 5.0 Maths= GCSE C)

Diploma Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) with an average Grade 5.5 ( 5.0 Maths= GCSE C) OR Diploma Hoger Algemeen Voortgezet Onderwijs (Senior General Secondary Education) (HAVO) with an average Grade 7 ( 5.0 Maths= GCSE C)

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Nigeria

Completion of SSCE (WAEC/NECO) with a minimum of 3 passes at grade D7 plus English Language and Mathematics at C6

Completion of SSCE (WAEC/NECO) with a minimum of 5 passes at grade C6 including English Language and Mathematics

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Pakistan

Completion of Secondary School Certificate (SSC): with no less than 60% in any subject (No less than 70% in Science and Mathematics for all Science and Engineering)

Completion of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC): GPA 3.00 or grade B with no less than 55% in any subject

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Poland

Matura / Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci with 50% overall including three Extended Level subjects at 60 %

Matura / Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci with 55%overall including three Extended Level subjects at 65 %

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Portugal

Diploma de Ensino Secundário (previously known as Certificado do 12° ano)with 10 overall average

Diploma de Ensino Secundário (previously known as Certificado do 12° ano) with 14 overall average

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Republic of Moldova

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (Atestat de Studii Medii de Cultură Generală) with overall pass

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (Atestat de Studii Medii de Cultură Generală) with GPA min 7.0

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Romania

Diplomă / Certificat de Absolvire a Invăţământului Obligatoriu de 10 ani (Compulsory Education Graduation Diploma / Certificate (Grade 10)) with overall score of 5.0 (5.0 in Maths for GCSE C)

Diplomă / Certificat de Absolvire a Invăţământului Obligatoriu de 10 ani (Compulsory Education Graduation Diploma / Certificate (Grade 10)) with overall score of 6.0 (5.0 in Maths for GCSE C)

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Russia

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (Аттестат о среднем (полном) общем образовании) with GPA 3.0

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (Аттестат о среднем (полном) общем образовании) with a GPA min 4.0

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Singapore

5 GCSE passes at C average or equivalent

120/48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level or equivalent

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Slovakia

Vysved˘cenie o Maturitnej Skú ˘ske/Maturita with overall score of 4 or above

Vysved˘cenie o Maturitnej Skú ˘ske/Maturita with overall score of 3 or above

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Slovenia

Spričevalo o splošni maturi (General Matura Certificate) with overall score of 2 or above

Spričevalo o splošni maturi (General Matura Certificate) with overall score of 3 or above

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

South Africa

South African National Senior Certificate (SA NSC) with a minimum of 4 passes at grade 2 (English and Maths at grade 3 when required)

South African National Senior Certificate (SA NSC) with a minimum of 4 passes at grade 3 including English and Mathematics when required.

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

South America

Completion of Bachillerato with 7.0 average

Completion of Bachillerato with 8.0 average

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

South Korea

General High School Diploma (Ilbankye Kodung Hakkyo) Overall pass

General High School Diploma (Ilbankye Kodung Hakkyo) with a GPA 3.0

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Spain

Graduado en Educación Secundaria(GES) or Graduado en Educacion Secundaria Obligatoria (ESO) Pass with Overall 5.0 (GCSE Maths C Grade 6)

Título de Bachillerato with Overall 5.5 (GCSE Maths C Grade 6)

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Ordinary level) with 5 passes or equivalent

120/48 UCAS tariff points at Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced level)

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Sweden

Slutbetyg från Grundskola, ‘G’ or above

Slutbetyg/Examensbevis från Gymnasieskolan, ‘G’ or above

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Taiwan

Successful completion of Senior Middle School 2 with a minimum average of 60%, or successful completion of Senior Middle School 3 with a minimum average of 50%

Completion of Senior Middle School 3 with a minimum average of 60%

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Tajikistan

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (Аттестат о среднем (полном) образовании) with overall pass

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education(Аттестат о среднем (полном) образовании) with a GPA min 4.0

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Tanzania

Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE/CSEE) with 5 subjects at C average

120/48 UCAS tariff points at Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education(ACSE)

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Thailand

Completion of Mathayom/Maw 6 with a GPA of 2.0

Completion of Mathayom/Maw 6 with a GPA of 2.5

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Turkey

Completion of Lise Diplomasi (High School Certificate) with overall pass

Successful completion of Lise Diplomasi (High School Certificate) with 60% and above

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Turkmenistan

Certificate of Complete Secondary Education (Şahadatnama orta blim hakynda) with overall pass

Certificate of Complete Secondary Education (Şahadatnama orta blim hakynda) with GPA min 4.0

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Uganda

Completion of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) with at least 5 passed subjects

Completion of Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) with at least 3 passes at principal level

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Ukraine

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (Aтестат про повну загальну середню освіту) with GPA 3.0

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (Aтестат про повну загальну середню освіту) with GPA 4.0

Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree

USA

High School Graduation Diploma with GPA of 2.0

High School Graduation Diploma with GPA of 2.5

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Uzbekistan

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (O’rta Ma’lumot To’g’risida Shahodatnoma) with overall pass

Certificate of Completed Secondary Education (O’rta Ma’lumot To’g’risida Shahodatnoma) or Diploma of Academic Lyceum (Akademik Litsey Diplomi) with 70% average

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK HND or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Vietnam

Completion of Year 11 with a GPA of 6.0 or Year 12 with GPA 5.0 (Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Phổ Thông Trung Học)

Completion of Year 12 with GPA of 6.0 (Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Phổ Thông Trung Học)

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Zambia

Zambia School Certificate (ZSC) with 5 passes at grade 7/8 average

Zambia School Certificate (ZSC) with 6 passes at grade 4 average

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level with 5 passes

120/48 UCAS tariff points at GCE A/AS level or Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level

A university level qualification equivalent to a UK Higher National Diploma (HND) or above, usually completed after a minimum of 15 years of formal education